The Telegraph
| Sunday, March 23, 2014 |

7 days

Battleground Varanasi

In the coming weeks, a huge electoral battle will take place at Varanasi. Debaashish Bhattacharya weighs the chances of Narendra Modi, the BJP's prime ministerial candidate and its contestant from the city | Read»

Rahul's experiment with democracy

Electoral candidates have always been handpicked by the party's top leaders. But Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi recently introduced primaries, where candidates are chosen by party workers. Smitha Verma and Manjula Sen review the experience | Read»

'It sinks, and I'm ready to depart'

Khushwant Singh was 90 when he spoke of death with Zohra Segal, then 92. The Telegraph brought the two together at his residence in New Delhi to talk about old times — and the future. Extracts from their lively conversation which appeared in the paper on Sunday, August 15, 2004, almost 10 years before he breathed his last | Read»

Dr Brighton and the Indian patients

Wounded Indian soldiers coming from the Western Front in December 1914 were brought to the seaside resort of Brighton. To mark the centenary of the Great War, the Royal Pavilion has started a special exhibition to show how it was transformed into a hospital, says Shrabani Basu | Read»