The Telegraph
Friday , July 18 , 2014

Beyond the historians

Like most people I, too, had never heard of Professor Yellapragada Sudershan Rao, leave aside being familiar with his work, before he was appointed as chairman of the Indian Council of Historical Research last month....   | Read..
Letters to the Editor
Great relief
Sir — The Supreme Court has observed that fatwas issued by clerics will have no legal sancti ...  | Read.. 
Suit up
Sir — It is surprising that a high court judge, D. Hariparanthaman, and two other advocates were de ...  | Read.. 
Just voice
Sir —The demise of the South African author, Nadine Gordimer, is a great blow to the literary world ...  | Read.. 


There are some institutions in India which, for no apparent reason, have immortality thrust upon them. They thus acquire a la...   | Read..


When it comes to Russia, the Indian imagination remains trapped in the sepia-tint of a Raj Kapoor film, indelibly associated ...   | Read..
The mark on the Wall
Driving through the capital city, one is compelled to witness many signs of societal breakdown, which has begun to suffocate ...  | Read.. 
Only a soul full of despair can ever attain serenity and, to be in despair, you must have loved a good deal and still love the world. — BLAISE CENDRARS
Back to the archive
It is always interesting to follow what serious photographers do with thei...  | Read.. 
From wizard to emissary
Why soccer matters By Pelé, Celebra, Rs 699...  | Read.. 
Ensuring value for money
Contrary to what many intellectuals believe, a publisher is not just a purv...  | Read.. 
Paperback Picking
Sieges, attacks and wars