The Telegraph
Sunday , January 1 , 2017


In India, the Russian Revolution and communism have come to be synonymous. But there was a time when it was not so, and a centennial year is an occasion when it is worth remembering the more...   | Read..

Lost glory... and a lost childhood

You can almost miss this Calcutta landmark in Bankim Chatterjee Street, at one with other grey buildings in the street, many of them landmarks like the Mahabodhi Society...   | Read..

From Russia with love

A tongue-in-cheek look at what we could be missing if the October Revolution never happened   | Read..

Bright as a stone, strong as a fort

When the teenager went to police to report her rape by the local MLA, it was she who found herself in jail. Six years on, she accompanies other rape complainants to police...   | Read..

Mom who tamed liquor mafia

Before Nitish Kumar, Bihar had Madhu Devi. Unlike the chief minister, the 64-year-old homemaker’s war on the bottle has earned her scars on her arms, inflicted by...   | Read..

Misogyny? It's not a joke

This has been a year of living dangerously. You never knew what the day would bring.    | Read..

Bakshi backs new army chief

General Bipin Rawat took over today as the chief of army staff, superseding two army commanders who were senior to him.   | Read..

PM rolls out dud at year-end

From Brexit and Donald Trump to the Nobel for Bob Dylan and the demonetisation, the year 2016 has been full of shocks and surprises. But its last day proved a damp squib...   | Read..

Budget speech: Didi, Asim

Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee and former finance minister Asim Dasgupta were the first off the blocks to question Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address to the...   | Read..

Behind BJP praise, sense of a letdown

The BJP tonight struggled to explain how the "initiatives" the Prime Minister had just announced would transform the citizenry's lives, betraying a sense that...   | Read..

Sasikala's day out in public eye

Sasikala, the backroom operator who was always at Jayalalithaa's side for three decades, stepped out into the open today, taking charge as AIADMK general secretary and...   | Read..