The Telegraph
Friday, October 20, 2017


Nations on the rise

Liberalism and nationalism mean different things to different people, depending on who is speaking and who is listening. The two concepts do not necessarily blend well together, and are often mutually exclusive. Seventy years after Indian independ......   | Read..
Letters to the Editor

Inclusive spirit

• Sir - It is heartening to note that people are using social media to spre... | Read»

Drained out

• Sir - Nature's fury has made a mockery of India's Smart City Mission. Eve... | Read»

Private lives

• Sir - The Supreme Court recently passed a landmark judgment ruling that t... | Read»


Unclean slate

Education should not be the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire. To study is to merely read and memorize facts but to learn is to gain knowledge that allows a pers......   | Read..

Dark secrets

It took a hashtag on social media to break the silence. In the wake of several allegations that the powerful Hollywood producer, Harvey Weinstein, had spent years sexually ......   | Read..

More power

Football is the flavour of the season, especially with the Fifa Under-17 World Cup quarter-finals beginning tomorrow. The mascot for the tournament, an endearing clouded le......   | Read..
Tightly woven
Paola Manfredi’s book, CHIKANKARI: A LUCKNAWI TRADITION (Niyogi, Rs 2,495), serves as proof of the author’s scholarship on the craft. The book delves into the origins and motifs of chik......   | Read..
Buried under
RETHINKING SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT IN URBAN INDIA By Dhrubajyoti Ghosh, Oxford, Rs 995...   | Read..
Dear leader
THE DRAMATIC LIFE OF A POWERFUL AND ENIGMATIC LEADER By Kalyani Shankar, Bloomsbury, Rs 399...   | Read..
Prince among beasts
FROM PRINCELY INDIA TO THE PRESENT By M.K. Ranjitsinh, HarperCollins, Rs 799...   | Read..
In line with the greatest
That was unexpected. The Kenyan writer, Ngugi wa Thiong'o, was leading the favourites for the Nobel Prize for literature this year at Ladbrokes, with Haruki Murakami and Margaret Atwood close behin......   | Read..
Paperback Picking

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