The Telegraph
Sunday , June 29 , 2014

Watching DD Bharati

More and more, I find myself watching DD Bharati. My television viewing is random: since I work at home, I have the option of exploring what in Britain is derisively called ‘daytime television’....   | Read..
Letters to the Editor
Rain spotting
Sir — Indians are eagerly awaiting the onset of monsoon in its full vigour all over the country. Th ...  | Read.. 
Useful lessons
Sir — The research and development situation in the arena of science in India is not what many emin ...  | Read.. 
Mission to save
Sir — Amit Roy’s article, “Cambridge doctorate for Cipla ‘God’” (June 19), about the bestowal of an ...  | Read.. 


Events in far away places sometimes have unintended consequences. The collapse of higher education in India may be the result...   | Read..
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The fact that a believer is happier than a sceptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier than a sober one. The happiness of credulity is a cheap and dangerous quality of happiness, and by no means a necessity of life. Whether Socrates got as much happiness out of life as Wesley is an unanswerable question; but a nation of Socrateses would be much safer and happier than a nation of Wesleys; and its individuals would be higher in the evolutionary scale. — GEORGE BERNARD SHAW