The Telegraph
Tuesday , July 8 , 2014

A green opportunity

The Bharatiya Janata Party government has been friendly to private industry; the relationship has paid off, as shown by Gujarat’s growth rate and share of industry in GDP — close to a fifth by the last count. India is an underdeveloped country; it lags far behind the industrial world. And in the pas...   | Read..
Letters to the Editor
Obscene words
Sir — The Trinamul Congress MP, Tapas Paul, made an atrocious comment, threatening to kill members ...  | Read.. 
Failing body
Sir — While the Bhubaneswar development authority is going after small, individual cases of buildin ...  | Read.. 
Unsafe journey
Sir — The derailment of the Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express near Chhapra has exposed the chinks in ...  | Read.. 
Harsh lessons
Sir — The Delhi University admission drama has cast the institution in a bad light. The students wh ...  | Read.. 


It is not just old buildings that collapse in India; new ones do too. As do roads and flyovers, particularly during the monsoons....   | Read..


Shinzo Abe has taken what is perhaps the most controversial decision by a Japanese government since World War II. He has “rei...   | Read..
Mala Fide
Nothing is for free
It was a great relief to hear that journalists will not be onboard the prime minister’s airplane on his visits overseas. Over...  | Read.. 
Getting past that year of bitter memories
The breakfast served in Calcutta’s Tiretta Bazar — ostensibly the city’s older, original China Town — is truly appetizing. But the stories I was told during my visit by its Ch...  | Read.. 
Some nights the sky wept stars that quickly floated and disappeared into the darkness before our wishes could meet them. — ISHMAEL BEAH