The Telegraph
| Sunday, March 2, 2014 |

7 days

Rumpus in the ashram

A book by a former devotee of Mata Amritanandamayi, Gail Tredwell, who left the ashram after 20 years, points fingers at Kerala's hugging saint. But allegations of sexual exploitation by the author have only widenend the rift between the believers and the sceptics, finds Varuna Verma after a visit to the ashram | Read»

Jailhouse rocks

Actor Sanjay Dutt has been out of prison for 118 out of 307 days in the first year of his five-year sentence — raising questions about parole granted to celebrity convicts. Reena Martins looks at whether high-profile prisoners get special treatment | Read»

Small wonders

Pre-teen authors are the latest sensation in the Indian publishing industry, finds Varuna Verma | Read»