The Telegraph
| Sunday, April 13, 2014 |

7 days

God's own men

In 2004, journalist Sanjaya Baru joined Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as his media adviser. The Prime Minister's Office comprised old hands as well as men who had never held important posts. To top it, the PM had to contend with another centre of power — headed by Congress chief Sonia Gandhi. It was an era of consensus and diplomacy — and of unending battles, Baru writes in a new book. Excerpts from the book, on the men who formed the ring around the PM: | Read»

The Indian icons

The advent of the jhadoo — the Aam Aadmi Party's symbol — has turned the spotlight on all the curious objects that parties and candidates select as their electoral symbols, says Sonia Sarkar | Read»

Lights, cameras, newbies

Several new directors promise to rock Bollywood this year. Moumita Chaudhuri finds that they have made films on a wide range of subjects — from sleuths and superdogs to boxers and brides | Read»