The Telegraph
Saturday , June 7 , 2014
CIMA Gallary

The language of difference

Watching Queen Elizabeth riding in her glittering new Jubilee Coach, whose workmanship blends tradition with modernity, to open parliament, it occurred to me that a missing detail might have further enriched the ancient ritual. I know nothing of the man who claims to be “Baron Sinha of Raipur in the...   | Read..
Letters to the Editor
Rest in peace
Sir — The football world cup is about to start in Brazil in a few days’ time (“Indian fans and t ...  | Read.. 
Stay wired
Sir — This is the era of telecommunications. A revolution has taken place in this sector in India a ...  | Read.. 
Cut costs
Sir — A national law should be passed to impose restrictions on wedding expenditures as well as on ...  | Read.. 


Narendra Modi’s coming to the top job in India is imbued with expectations. These expectations are all to do with change. Lar...   | Read..
Rediscovering the musical soul
The stage was overflowing with music. He came, touched the strings and conquered the hearts of his audience. At a recent programme in G.D. Birla Sabhagar, Amaan Ali Khan prove...  | Read.. 
Uncommon approach
Three recent solo shows gave us glimpses of uncommon acting styles. Padatik’s A Woman Alone illustrates the satirical thrust of Franca Rame and Dario Fo. The monologist...  | Read.. 
The success of novel ideas
Indian classical dance needs rigorous training and practice. It has strict rhythms that one must master in order to be a commendable dancer. Young learners get bored with rout...  | Read.. 
Sycophancy, thy name is disaster
Sonia-ji, The people’s verdict is out. Your party has suffered a staggering defeat; worst ever in its tumultuous history. ...  | Read.. 
Say Bazonka every day/ That’s what my grandma used to say/ It keeps at bay the Asian Flu’/ And both your elbows free from glue./ So say Bazonka every day/ (That’s what my grandma used to say)/ Don’t say it if your socks are dry!/ Or when the sun is in your eye!/ Never say it in the dark/ (The word you see emits a spark)/ Only say it in the day/ (That’s what my grandma used to say). — SPIKE MILLIGAN