The Telegraph
Wednesday , June 18 , 2014

Years of growing irony

Of the many ironies of recent history, this one surely justifies its description of “supreme”. Last weekend, as Sunni militants, describing themselves colourfully as the “Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant” or ISIL for short, captured thousands of kilometres of strategic land in Iraq and threatene...   | Read..
Letters to the Editor
Paint job
Sir — The Calcutta Municipal Corporation has come up with a plan that proposes a year-long prop erty tax waiver for residents who paint their buildings white and blue ...  | Read.. 


Violence and industrialization do not go together. Violence at a production unit negates all that modern-day industrializatio...   | Read..


The drama involving the successive offers of resignation by ministers that is unfolding in Assam now has its roots back in th...   | Read..
Anyway, Why Bother?
Here we go again. Four years ago, a body called The Queen’s English Society announced plans for an English Academy, to make r...  | Read.. 
Trouble in Paradise
‘‘A rticle 370 is nothing but a feeding ground for parasites at the heart of paradise.” ...  | Read.. 
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