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Modern reading

Browsing online, I came upon an argument about how far into a book you need to go before you can abandon it as...

New India story not being written by Modi alone

Historians of Nazi Germany have always been troubled with one central question: how could one of the most adva...
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Digital will become political in the future

We have entered the era of big data. This era, which is just beginning, will have a greater impact on our live...

The house where Tagore stayed

A number of people have viewed the semi-detached house in the Vale of Health, Hampstead in north London worth ...

God and the forsaken

This Durga Puja, the Bengal BJP found new reason to be offended. In the pre-Assembly election years, the compl...

The age of the lantern

Rising star Aparajita Sarangi, the member of parliament from Bhubaneswar, is slowly emerging as a major chall...

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Opinion  /  Published 17.10.21

Letters to the Editor: No excuse is too lame when it comes to buying more books

Colourful sight Sir — The standard bookshelf is organized by subject or author, but the latest social media trend is to colour code books. While the obsessive reader often does not care how boo...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 17.10.21

Modern reading

Browsing online, I came upon an argument about how far into a book you need to go before you can abandon it as unreadable. I was pleased to see that the consensus was that if the book hadn’t hoo...
By Mukul Kesavan

Opinion  /  Published 17.10.21

Sons and fathers

Up, up and away. Superman has flown away leaving his son, Jon Kent, with the flowing red cape. But in some respects Kent Junior has bigger challenges than those shouldered by his father: he is bisexua...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 17.10.21

The age of the lantern

Footnote: Tej Pratap Yadav recently decided to walk barefoot for 2.5 kilometres from Jayaprakash Narayan’s statue in Gandhi Maidan, Patna to his residence to pay homage to the leader on his bir...
By Delhi Diaries

Opinion  /  Published 17.10.21

God and the forsaken

This Durga Puja, the Bengal BJP found new reason to be offended. In the pre-Assembly election years, the complaint had been that the people of the state were “not allowed to celebrate Puja&rdquo...
By Upala Sen

Opinion  /  Published 16.10.21

New India story not being written by Modi alone

Historians of Nazi Germany have always been troubled with one central question: how could one of the most advanced, sophisticated countries of Europe descend into the depths of barbarism in such a sho...
By Asim Ali

Opinion  /  Published 16.10.21

Dot with the tail

Climate change — earth is experiencing its sixth great cycle of extinction — is threatening innumerable living beings. According to some scientific estimates, more than 25,000 species are ...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 16.10.21

The house where Tagore stayed

Indra Nooyi, the former CEO of PepsiCo, who has been in the United Kingdom to promote her autobiography, My Life in Full: Work, Family, and Our Future, revealed that she reads “like a mania...
By Amit Roy

Opinion  /  Published 16.10.21

Letters to the Editor: Why overlook Paralympic gold medallists?

Sir — The silence of the government on the Pandora papers is completely unacceptable. Before coming to power, Narendra Modi had been vocal about punishing those guilty of tax evasion and bringin...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 15.10.21

Tiny mirror: Gender parity index

Numbers can tell a story. Consider the performance of India as well as that of Indian states on the gender parity index — a register conceived of by the Unesco — when it comes to access to...
By The Editorial Board


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