The Telegraph
Tuesday , August 2 , 2016

Putting life into India

I must say I was surprised to read that Kaushik Basu, once my friend and neighbour, had been succeeded as chief economist of the World Bank by Paul Romer, whom I admire as an inventive economist. I do not mean that the World Bank is no place for i......   | Read..
Letters to the Editor

Slippery slope

Sir - The Himalayan mountain range faces serious environmental threats. If ... | Read»

Lowest ebb

Sir - The Supreme Court has asked the Congress vice-president, Rahul Gandhi... | Read»

Be human

Sir - The finance minister of Assam, Himanta Biswa Sarma, presented the sta... | Read»

Final battle

Sir - Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have been nominated as presidential ... | Read»

Cruel act

Sir — I would like to draw attention to the injustices wrought by teachers ... | Read»

Old problem

Sir — Although heavy rains have brought cheer to the city, stagnant water o... | Read»


Pious mobs

India's vastness gives the gleeful violence of vigilantism a larger field on which to run amuck. Protecting the cow being now the main excuse for vigilantism, this violence......   | Read..

Beyond numbers

The problems of sustainable development are arguably the most important challenges facing humankind today. They entail intra- as well as inter-generational justice, includi......   | Read..

Clean up the mess

We should be ashamed of ourselves. India is an emerging economic power, trying to get out of the 'Third World' bracket. And yet, corrupt governance, bad practices, administ......   | Read..

The importance of questioning the message

Literacy today does not imply just the ability to read and write. It implies the ability to think critically about all the communications that reach us in different forms including images and sound......   | Read..

Never annul one force to give supremacy to another. The contradiction itself is the reality in all its manifoldness. - ALFRED KAZIN