The Telegraph
Saturday , January 25 , 2014
 

Genius and charisma

Two friends recently praised me for my ‘bravery’: one when I suggested that the Congress should look beyond the dynasty; another when I called Sunil Gavaskar and Ravi Shastri stooges of the Board of Control for Cricket in India...   | Read..
 
Heed the timely message
Concluding his recent address to the annual combined commanders conference during which he listed some serious challenges ...  | Read.. 
 
 
Letters to the Editor
Selective treatment
Sir — I teach in a madrasah at Karajgram in Katwa, Burdwan. The holiday list prepared by the ...  | Read.. 
 
Dream speech
Sir — The cadre of the Bharatiya Janata Party who had assembled at the party’s national council at ...  | Read.. 
 
Floating dust
Sir — I was looking at the rays of sunlight coming through the window of my room in Calcutta. I was ...  | Read.. 
 
Red alert
Sir — India would soon become the ‘cancer capital’ of the world. It is estimated that by 2020 every ...  | Read.. 
 
Thoughtless remark
Sir — One of the achievements of the Nitish Kumar government has been its success in restoring a se ...  | Read.. 
 
Broken promise
Sir — The Aam Aadmi Party appears to be feeling the pressure of running a government. The first sig ...  | Read.. 
 
Selective treatment
Sir — I teach in a madrasah at Karajgram in Katwa, Burdwan. The holiday list prepared by the ...  | Read.. 
 
Poll season
Sir — With the polls for the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation over, it is time to plan for the fut ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL

THE CLASSICAL IDEAL

When an economist publicly rues, at a literature festival, the neglect of “classical education” in India, then more is ...   | Read..
 
REVIEW ARTS
Lyrical notes and pastoral journeys
The Calcutta School of Music began its centenary celebrations with a splendid inaugural concert that was held in the majestic ballroom of the Raj Bhavan on the...  | Read.. 
 
Two visionaries
Bengali theatre continues its excursions into drama inspired by the lives of pioneers in Calcutta whose work changed the way ordinary people used to think. ...  | Read.. 
 
A fitting tribute
He is 75. But age cannot wither his poise, precision, perfection and presence. It is still that same high-calibre artistry, which conveys nuances of bhav ...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
Ours is essentially a tragic age, so we refuse to take it tragically. The cataclysm has happened, we are among the ruins, we start to build up new little habitats, to have new little hopes. It is rather hard work: there is now no smooth road into the future: but we go round, or scramble over the obstacles. — D.H. LAWRENCE