The Telegraph
Thursday , February 27 , 2014

Lessons of Telangana

Elections have a way of clarifying political realities. The great political trend of the last twenty years has been the shift in the balance of power between the Centre and the states in favour of the latter. Never was this more startlingly demonstrated than by Jayalalithaa’s response to the Suprem...   | Read..
Letters to the Editor
Unsung hero
Sir — It was quite interesting to read about the information made public by the Prime Minister’s O ...  | Read.. 
In a mess
Sir — Calcutta no longer deserves to be called the City of Joy; it is now only a messy city. This s ...  | Read.. 


Manmohan Singh, as he prepares to take his last bow as prime minister, must be wondering about the role of the unexpected in ...   | Read..


What Egypt just went through could be every neighbour’s envy. In a blink of an eye, the entire cabinet led by Hazem el-Beblaw...   | Read..
Behind the red curtain
In Dongguan, known as China’s sex capital, a ‘live’ flesh market exists in hotels big and small. Girls are paraded on stage w...  | Read.. 
History through a distorted screen
The year 1971 is something that can always work to India’s advantage — unless there is a thoughtless mess-up. The break-up of Pakistan and the emergence of an independent Bang...  | Read.. 
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