The Telegraph
| Sunday, October 4, 2015 |

7 days

One-man band

Union road transport and highways minister Nitin Gadkari is a star in the Narendra Modi government — he’s acquired a reputation for getting things done. V. Kumara Swamy and Sonia Sarkar look at his accomplishments

Nitin Gadkari loves a good line. The Union road transport and highways minister often quotes former American president John F. Kennedy to make a point about the importance of roads. "American roads are not good because America is rich,"... | Read»


The big smart rush

IT companies are trying to cash in on the government's smart city plans. Some have even set up demo smart cities. Varuna Verma checks out the action

It's a mini smart city. Located on Bangalore's noisy and chaotic Outer Ring Road, Cisco's 12,000 people-strong, connected campus offers its employees a string of services - from blocking a... | Read»


To the manor born

Sajeda Momin visits Highclere Castle, which doubles up as Downton Abbey, set in 1,000 acres of sweeping parklands in the English county of Berkshire

Set against tall cedar trees, Highclere Castle looks majestic. My heart jumps with excitement much like a pilgrim's on seeing a place of worship. | Read»