The Telegraph
Saturday , June 28 , 2014

Four Lankan masters

In 40 years of watching international cricket, one of the absolute highlights remains an innings I saw by the stocky Sri Lankan, Duleep Mendis. It was played at Delhi’s Ferozeshah Kotla ground in the first week of November, 1975. Sri Lanka, which had not yet been awarded Test status, were touring In...   | Read..
Letters to the Editor
Poor choice
Sir — It was disturbing to note Ruchir Joshi’s choice of words to describe women in “Elegy for the ...  | Read.. 
Unequal stakes
Sir — Although the Centre has now clarified that it has not imposed the use of Hindi on non-Hindi s ...  | Read.. 


“Why do we always have to obey? Why can’t we be creative?” As a symbol of inversion, therefore, this anti-clock is both deep...   | Read..
The tale is in the detail
Inventive detailing makes the viewer look long and closely. To pick out disparate images separately and ponder how each fits into the overall scheme. This fluid traverse from ...  | Read.. 
Grand narratives
The Mahabharat is one of the major Sanskrit epics of ancient India. It has been presented in different genres of art like drama, film, serial, literary work and so on. ...  | Read.. 
Compact and confident
The audience at the Rotary Sadan recently experienced a warm evening of Indian classical music. The endeavours of the sarod player, Pandit Alok Lahiri, and his organization, S...  | Read.. 
Awaiting a professional culture
During his May 27 meeting with Pakistan’s prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, India’s new prime minister, Narendra Modi, raised the...  | Read.. 
We know all men are not created equal in the sense some people would have us believe — some people are smarter than others, some people have more opportunity because they’re born with it, some men make more money than others, some ladies make better cakes than others — some people are born gifted beyond the normal scope of men. But there is one way in this country in which all men are created equal — there is one human institution that makes a pauper the equal of a Rockefeller, the stupid man the equal of an Einstein, and the ignorant man the equal of any college president. That institution, gentlemen, is a court. — HARPER LEE