The Telegraph
Friday , July 12 , 2013

Death and development

Liberals fear and loathe Narendra Modi not because he is loved by voters who are bigots but because he appeals to some voters who aren’t. The Bharatiya Janata Party’s gamble on Modi is based on the calculation that he will galvanize the BJP’s core vote (bigots), and yet attract swing voters who aren’t ...   | Read..
Letters to the Editor
Try harder
Sir — Narendra Modi and Mamata Banerjee, the chief ministers of Gujarat and West Bengal respectivel ...  | Read.. 
Rare moment
Sir — It was wonderful to watch the finals of the Wimbledon. Andy Murray registered a historic win. ...  | Read.. 
Parting shot
Sir — Every year, hundreds of young aspirants sit for the State Service Commission examinations. St ...  | Read.. 


The shield has gone. The Supreme Court has taken away the protection to legislators offered by Sub-section (4) of Section 8 o...   | Read..


The transition from tradition to modernity is an exciting, if also confusing, experience. For a society used to the rule of g...   | Read..
A child with no parents
The vivid counterpoint to the anarchic and self-serving governance and the breakdown of the sense and sensibility of those wh...  | Read.. 
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. — RALPH WALDO EMERSON
Broken life
The Pity of Partition: Manto’s Life, Times, and Work across the India-Pakis...  | Read.. 
Home truths
The Pakistan Project: A feminist perspective on Nation and identity By Ru...  | Read.. 
Blood ties
Oleander Girl By Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, Viking, Rs 499...  | Read.. 
The controversy continues
What is the role of an editor when computers are being used in every step ...  | Read.. 
Paperback Picking
Escape to a parallel universe