The Telegraph
Wednesday , December 30 , 2015

Investigating investment

Listening to the acrimonious debates surrounding West Bengal's inability to attract high profile investments, an economist ought to ask two important questions; questions which might even appear to contradict one another. First, why are investors ......   | Read..
Letters to the Editor

Green signal

Sir - The road to modern civilization has been paved by the industrial revo... | Read»


History house

Novelty has an allure of its own. For this reason alone it needs to be treated with some caution. A proposal has been made by no less than the Speaker of the Lok Sabha, Sum......   | Read..

Beyond dreary

Every time a woman is disallowed entry into a bar because there is no man with her, or a man into a temple because his pants are not loose enough, or one finds oneself alon......   | Read..

Beware of the Fine Line

What is a dictionary for? A century ago, few people had any doubts. It should record as many words and usages as its editors chose and had room for; and, which was widely s......   | Read..
2015: Landmark year
This was a year of legal landmarks. There were many firsts: the Supreme Court of India opened its doors at 3am to hear a final plea against the execution of Mumbai blast convict Yakub Memon. It als......   | Read..
Legal FAQs
Advocate Nibedita Roye answers your queries
Q: I was divorced in 1995. I had told the court then that I would not claim alimony. On realising this went against my rights, I filed for alimony in 2000. The case was dismissed as my ex-husband d......   | Read..

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