The Telegraph
Tuesday , February 4 , 2014

Modernizing populism

I devoted two columns to the prime minister’s complaints against his contemporaries that they were unfair to him. Prime ministers come and go; their views and others’ views of them are mere bubbles in the air. But the prime minister’s ideology is not going to go away. Even if he retires as he ...   | Read..
Letters to the Editor
Number game
Sir — Only a year ago, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had gone on record saying that “Money does not ...  | Read.. 
Parting shot
Sir — There is no doubt that the manner in which the law minister of Delhi, Somnath Bharti, organiz ...  | Read.. 
Letters from Odisha
Make a mark
Sir — It is a matter of pride that Odisha has given so many legends — such as like Dilip Tirkey, Pr ...  | Read.. 
Letters from Bihar
Bad decision
Sir — The decision by the Aam Aadmi Party not to remove Delhi’s law minister, Somnath Bharti, shoul ...  | Read.. 
Winds of change
Sir — Political parties in Bihar appear to have gone into top gear in trying to stitch alliances be ...  | Read.. 


Like life, violence will always find a way. Only it will be far less welcome. The unthinkable death of 19-year-old Nido Tania...   | Read..


In spite of the odds, Yingluck Shinawatra’s caretaker government in Thailand has managed to hold the parliamentary elections ...   | Read..
The End Is In Sight
Narendra Modi continues to draw huge crowds wherever he goes. In Meerut, he was animated, angry, reaching out with what he wo...  | Read.. 
The prevalence of witches
The infamous medieval treatise on witch-hunting, the Malleus Maleficarum (The Witch Hammer, 1486), speaks in the authoritative voice of a book of law — in terms ...  | Read.. 
Shadow lands
In late December last year, a strange story surfaced from Telkoi village in the Keonjhar district of Odisha. Mamata Munda, a child of about seven, had been accused by her t...  | Read.. 
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