The Telegraph
| Sunday, June 29, 2014 |

7 days

Jholawallah, RIP

Has the jholawallah, the social activist whose hallmark often was a beard — or a handloom sari — and a bag, faded out? Sonia Sarkar and MOUMITA CHAUDHURI looked for him and her here and there — and found it tough to catch a glimpse of that once iconic individual | Read»

The coming war on junk food

The government is considering banning junk food in schools nationwide. But some schools question the wisdom of doing so, notes Sharmistha Das | Read»

Playing ball in poverty

Edson Arantes do Nascimento — Pelé to millions — remembers the time when he didn't know where his next meal was going to come from. In a new book, football's greatest talks about the days when he polished shoes for money — and the time, years later, when he tasted his first lychee. An extract | Read»