The Telegraph
Monday , June 6 , 2016

Political anniversaries

The near-coincidence of Jawaharlal Nehru's 52nd death anniversary (May 27) and the Modi government's second birthday (May 26) is an opportunity to look at the state of play in the contest between two rival ideas of India....   | Read..
Letters to the Editor

Mixed bag

Sir - The editorial, "False hopes" (May 30), highlighted the failures of th... | Read»

Too little, too late

Sir - The president of the United States of America, Barack Obama, made a t... | Read»

Parting shot

Sir - The article by Soumitra Das, "Lotus petals, giant crosses and oversiz... | Read»


Much to do

More than a decade in the making, the India-sponsored Salma dam in Afghanistan could not have been inaugurated at a better time. The building process itself - during which ......   | Read..

Old is gold

Impressive though quick fixes seem, they seldom offer true solutions. It is no surprise, therefore, that recent governments in India greatly favour this form of problem-sol......   | Read..

Get rid of the winged terror

In the past, the only excuse for cancelling the Olympic Games has been a World War (Berlin 1916, Tokyo 1940, London 1944). But if this year's Games had been scheduled somew......   | Read..

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