The Telegraph
Tuesday , May 6 , 2014
 

After a fashion

With an electorate of 815 million, India can take pride in what a recent letter to the New York Times called “the greatest show on Earth, an ode to a diverse and democratic ethos”. Yet, Indian democracy is commonly blamed for having more form than substance, and analysts deplore the descending character of ...   | Read..
 
Letters to the Editor
Power politics
Sir — Mukul Kesavan’s article, “After the Family” (May 1), puts forth some interesting points about ...  | Read.. 
 
In love
Sir — Digvijay Singh’s disclosure of his relationship with a television journalist is quite interes ...  | Read.. 
 
More trouble
Sir — After Giriraj Singh, yet another leader has created an embarrassing situation for the people ...  | Read.. 
 
Lights out
Sir — The power situation in the state capital is deteriorating with every passing day. The Patna E ...  | Read.. 
 
Feel the heat
Sir — The temperatures in Odisha have been hovering around 40 degrees Celsius for the past one mont ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL

NATIONAL ISSUE

Life is never quite safe for the “aliens” in Assam. It can be very dangerous if the native population feels threatened by the...   | Read..
 

LOW DOWN

The recent violence in Odessa, a southern port of Ukraine, marks a new low in the fast escalating conflict. The death of clos...   | Read..
 
MALA FIDE
 
The Idiot Box rules
To have a general election spread over many weeks should never be repeated because it allows for all manner of volatile situa...  | Read.. 
OPED
Vaguely milling around to find the right thing to do
We are all gripped by Indian election fever here. People who had not previously heard of anyone beyond the Gandhi-Nehru purview, and not much of that, are bandying names and ...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
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