The Telegraph
| Sunday, May 4, 2014 |

7 days

Star shower

At least 40 people from the entertainment industry are in the fray in the 2014 parliamentary polls. As a result, the 16th Lok Sabha could be the most star-studded one, say V. Kumara Swamy and Sonia Sarkar | Read»

Ravi and Ray

No matter how tight his schedule, Ravi Shankar never missed a chance to stop for an adda with Satyajit Ray when he visited Calcutta. But then the two had an old relationship — Shankar composed music for Ray, who once thought of making a short film on the sitar maestro. Passages from a new book: | Read»

Got a mission? Start a party

The Indian Lovers Party, the Corruption Abolition Party and the Gareeb Aadmi Party are but three of India's 1,643 unrecognised political parties. Parties like these have proliferated after the last parliamentary elections, notes Varuna Verma | Read»

Tapping history's underground secrets

Are archaeological excavations in the country suffering on account of the Archaeological Survey of India's focus on the conservation of monuments? Shuma Raha visits a dig in Delhi and uncovers some answers | Read»

The sound of music

Film director Srijit Mukherji has been reading up on Partition. He's considering making a movie on the topic — and making Bollywood movies, he tells Hemchhaya De | Read»