The Telegraph
Saturday , July 4 , 2015

Colour fastness

When the imperial legislative assembly was discussing Indian civil service appointments in 1934, Sundara Sastri Satyamurti of the Congress party asked about qualifications for a particular post. "White colour," called out another Indian ......   | Read..

Ports and pragmatism

Even as India seeks to develop a deep-sea port at Sagar Island to take pressure off the Calcutta-Haldia port system, Bangladesh seems to be looking at two - not one - deep-......   | Read..
Letters to the Editor

Hear nothing

Sir - Those who were expecting the prime minister to pour his heart out on ... | Read»

Slow poison

Sir - If one were to go by the dictionary meaning, food, as things stand to... | Read»

Cold hearts

Sir - It has been reported that the Indian high commissioner to New Zealand... | Read»

Standing still

Sir - I read the news report, "Saga of soul-transfer in Puri", published in... | Read»

Poor taste

Sir - Elections bring out true colours in politicians. The language they re... | Read»

Hard times

Sir - This is regarding the arrest of the Janata Dal (United) legislature, ... | Read»


Sick facts

When the court asserts judges' rights to privacy in response to an RTI query, that principle should apply to everybody facing a similar query...   | Read..

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