The Telegraph
Friday , May 22 , 2015

The politics of naming

It was an innocent question by a gentleman from Norwich that finally set the cat among the pigeons. The setting was delightfully innocuous: a panel discussion at the formal opening of the South Asia Institute of the School of Oriental and African ......   | Read..
Letters to the Editor

Half measures

Sir - The cabinet has cleared the amendments to the Child Labour (Prohibiti... | Read»

Report card

Sir - There is no denying the fact that one year is a long time in politics... | Read»


Battle stations

Consensus is a rare phenomenon in Indian politics. The manner in which the lieutenant governor of Delhi has locked horns with the chief minister over the appointment of an ......   | Read..

Terror reigns

With the fall of Palmyra in Syria to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham, the world waits with bated breath for the nightmare to begin. The ISIS has, without fail, system......   | Read..

Stories On Fabric

Museums are the pulse of all cultures and civilizations. Contemporary management of museums has made it possible for creative engagements - be it art, fashion, socio-histor......   | Read..

Every passion borders on the chaotic, but the collector's passion borders on the chaos of memories. - WALTER BENJAMIN

Cast ashore
A web of consciousness and memories
There is a sketch of a unique Eden, complete with the smell, colour and juiciness of grapefruit, in the first few paragraphs of the chapter entitled "Before the First Day" in Anuradha Roy......   | Read..
Remains of the day
This slim volume is misleading. It gives no indication that it has piles of information packed between the covers about a time lost forever. ...   | Read..
Then there was light
Angaaray, as the sub-title conveys, is an English translation of a collection of Urdu short stories published in 1932. When the original collection was published, the orthodox Muslims of the t......   | Read..
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