The Telegraph
| Sunday, December 4, 2016 |

7days

Reserved Banker

Should Urjit Patel earn a rap for not raising the flag on demonetisation and its painful playout? Or is he being made the fall guy for a bungled decision? Sonia Sarkar finds out

Talk about keeping secrets. When Urjit Ravinder Patel travels to Delhi on work, his assistants at the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) headquarters in Mumbai keep three sets of tickets ready for him. This enables him to travel quietly, without anyone... | Read»


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Myth, in the hands of politicians, can be a weapon of prejudice and profit. In the minds of artistes and writers, it becomes a challenge to imagination and interpretation. Upala Sen on the many diverse tales the Ramayana has spawned

Myth, in the hands of politicians, can be a weapon of prejudice and profit. In the minds of artistes and writers, it becomes a challenge to imagination and interpretation. Upala Sen on the many... | Read»


Come to where the bull hit is

In a village in the heart of Tamil Nadu, a sport faces judicial killing and men a deep identity crisis. Kavitha Shanmugam reports

Pandi feels less of a man today. The olden habit of giving a periodic twirl to his majestic moustache and feel the testosterone surge as he slaps his muscular thighs in anticipation of a challenge... | Read»


SAID

There are different people, who have different viewpoints. Some artistes take a strong stand. I admire them but I don’t have that kind of strength. But if there is something I can do socially for the country, which I do, I am ok to do that. Taking a stand is tough.  Amitabh Bachchan

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Oh, for the feathers in my cap: A Sawre Muybu Munduruku tribesman clicks a selfie during a demonstration in Brazil, demanding the official demarcation of their land and cancellation of the... | Read»