The Telegraph
Wednesday , September 7 , 2016

The forgotten refugees

New Delhi had a harbinger of good tidings last fortnight, rare from a region of the world which has, in the better part of this millennium, produced not just shockingly bad news, but events that could conceivably compete with Adolf Hitler’s ......   | Read..
Letters to the Editor

Real picture

• Sir — It is shameful that a 13-year-old boy died at a Birbhum hospital ow... | Read»

Helping hand

• Sir — Many senior citizens residing in and around Calcutta have enrolled ... | Read»

Dress code

• Sir — Ministers are supposed to be sensible and responsible, but they oft... | Read»

Annual menace

• Sir — Dengue plagues citizens every year, but civic authorities swing int... | Read»

Parting shot

• Sir — The Kerala chief minister, Pinarayi Vijayan, voiced his support for... | Read»


Not too bad

The latest news on growth in gross domestic product has been below expectations. The growth rate for the first quarter of 2016-17 is 7.1 per cent — against 7.5 per ce......   | Read..

Battle on 

Two facts about the elections in Hong Kong stand out. First, these polls saw the largest turnout of voters since the former British colony’s return to China. Second, ......   | Read..

Rights and wrong

Apparently, the pravasis are coming 'home'. The word is that the external affairs ministry, the home ministry along with India's security and intelligence establishments ar......   | Read..
Teachings from a trial
Apar Gupta reflects on the Nanavati case and what lessons it may still have for us 
Time gifts us clarity though reflection. Half a century may seem sufficient to dull passions but even today public memory of the Nanavati case continues to tilt objectivity towards emotion. A part ......   | Read..
Legal FAQs
Advocate Nibedita Roye answers your queries
Q: Our condominium comprises 1,875 flats. We have been denied mutation by the municipal corporation because the promoter-cum-builder has allegedly constructed the complex on vested land. Hence, eve......   | Read..

Why is dissatisfaction taken to be a mark of failing powers and patience, when it might just as easily be understood as a proper judgment on a foolish world? - HOWARD JACOBSON