The Telegraph
| Sunday, April 12, 2015 |

7 days

Dogfight in the regional skies

At least six new airlines, most of them regional, are readying for take-off this year. Will they fly into turbulence? Will air travel remain inexpensive? Manjula Sen seeks some answers

In a non-smoking room of a luxury hotel in Bangalore, Calcutta-based entrepreneur Kishor Zavery and his business partner Vijay Vora are going over the fine print of a contract they have inked this week with Airbus Helicopters for two choppers. It... | Read»


All my bags are packed, I am ready to go

Ashok Khemka is not the only bureaucrat to have been transferred umpteen times. The IAS officer is in good company, says V. Kumara Swamy

We've got it wrong about Ashok Khemka. The man of many transfers was not shifted out of his office for the 46th time as reported in the media. "It was actually for the 48th or 49th time,"... | Read»


Minister Irani, try the virtual world

Police said a camera captured shots of human resource development minister Smriti Irani in a trial room in a Goa store. But, notes Sharmistha Ghosal, Irani and other shoppers will soon be able to opt for virtual dressing rooms

Pooja Mehta, 23, loves to shop for clothes - but hates it at the same time. There is nothing as attractive as new outfits on hangers, and nothing as irritating as taking them to the trial room. | Read»


Kiss and tell

Sayani Gupta, who plays a blind woman in a lesbian relationship with a person with cerebral palsy in Margarita with a Straw, tells Kavitha Shanmugam why she has a problem with the term ‘bold role’. The film releases on April 17

The interview is leading up to the Big Question: how did she tackle the kissing scene with her co-star Kalki Koechlin in the film, Margarita with a Straw? "Oh no, not again," exclaims... | Read»