The Telegraph
Thursday , August 1 , 2013

A frenzy of counting

In the lead up to the 2014 general elections, India seems consumed by a frenzy of counting. How much is the annual growth rate? What is the extent of poverty? How much debt is the country facing?...   | Read..
Letters to the Editor
Inner eye
Sir — The article, “Terrifying vision” (July 28), by Malavika Karlekar, was excellent. It explored ...  | Read.. 
Needless spats
Sir — I have been flummoxed by two recent incidents involving some towering personalities. One was ...  | Read.. 
Parting shot
Sir — The finance minister, P. Chidambaram, has said that people should not be worried about the ...  | Read.. 


its broad revenue base and natural resources, including river waters, benefited the other regions in the state far more than...   | Read..


The spectre of defeat can drive people — and groups — to do desperate things. The once-powerful United Liberation Front of As...   | Read..
Those who are left out
It’s suddenly become scary living in what used to be one of the safest countries. Disgruntled citizens denied justice ...  | Read.. 
A hard day’s night
The task of successfully hailing a taxi from the four-way intersection near the Chandni Chowk metro station requires herculean patience and nerves of steel. It is a battle one...  | Read.. 
The people and the police
My colleague and I were about to leave the Maidan Police Station on Monday night after lodging a first information report — she had been harassed inside the Metro...  | Read.. 
The inside jokes weren’t jokes anymore. They had become stories. Nobody brought up the bad names or the bad times. And nobody felt sad as long as we could postpone tomorrow with more nostalgia. — STEPHEN CHBOSKY