The Telegraph
| Sunday, March 16, 2014 |

7 days

Ring out the old

The young are gearing up for the big bad world of politics. Indeed, politics is now seen to be an attractive career option. Smitha Verma chronicles the dramatic changes that are underway | Read»

'Bangladesh will never be a safe haven for militants'

Former Bangladesh Prime Minister Begum Khaleda Zia fears India is distancing itself from its neighbour by supporting the government of Awami League leader Sheikh Hasina. In an exclusive email interview to Sonia Sarkar, the Opposition leader, however, stresses that her Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) believes in working closely with New Delhi. Would the BNP's ties with India be affected if Narendra Modi came to power? "It is for the people of India to decide whom they choose to govern their country," she replies. Extracts from the interview: | Read»

These boots are made for hurling

People who are bugged with politicians are throwing footwear at them, or smearing them with ink. Reena Martins meets some old offenders and finds that they have no regrets | Read»

Counsellor, heal thyself

Many mental health professionals are falling prey to the pressure of dealing with patients with a host of psychological problems, says Sharmistha Das | Read»

Small is beautiful

Peter Chan, an ethnic Chinese born and brought up in Calcutta, is one of the world's leading bonsai experts and gives Prince Charles gardening tips. Sajeda Momin meets him | Read»