The Telegraph
| Sunday, March 19, 2017 |


Required Now ‘GOOD’ MUSLIMS

Is India’s biggest minority on the way to being made politically irrelevant? With the BJP picking Yogi Adityanath, among the most virulent anti-Muslim voices, as UP chief minister, the debate is no longer whether Indian Muslims are pampered; it is whether they are being shoved out of the national discourse. Sonia Sarkar gets a measure of the shifting equations 

He rears cows; doesn't eat beef. He believes the Mughal emperor, Akbar, was an invader but hails the Mewar ruler, Maharana Pratap. He despises Aurangzeb and has a soft corner for Dara Shikoh. He abhors the skull cap in his daily life but flaunts... | Read»

Have it but won't play; it's a Trump card

Why the America of its chosen Great White Hope may be the land of opportunity no more

TRAVELLERS TO the United States invariably heave a sigh of relief once the visa interview is over and the tenuous process completed. With Donald Trump's ascension to the White House, the sense of... | Read»

Spotted: Rare Bard

The British Library loaned India the only royal copy of Shakespeare’s First Folio. It did not move beyond Mumbai at all, and Calcutta missed out. Moumita Chaudhuri finds out why

You know things have come full circle on occasions like this. Recently, William Shakespeare's First Folio travelled all the way from the United Kingdom's British Library to the Chhatrapati Shivaji... | Read»

Public Private Ltd.

Imagining a career in politics? Look if you have a family to back you up. V. Kumara Swamy picks up fresh strands of an old debate

Around the time that Rahul Gandhi and Akhilesh Yadav were projecting themselves as the GenNext hope for Uttar Pradesh, Karti Chidambaram, son of former finance minister and senior Congressman P.... | Read»

Maachh Baat

Indigenous fish are making a comeback, Paromita Kar happily reports

When was the last time you sank your senses into an eight-inch golda chingri, curled up demurely in red and gold malaikari? Or let out a burp of bliss, having polished off a mound of rice with... | Read»