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Opinion  /  Published 16.05.22

Letters to the editor: The new avatar of Taadi

Pour it out   Sir — There has been a rise in the popularity of low and non-alcoholic, ready-to-drink beverages in the urban Indian market. However, before commercially-produced packaged d...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 15.05.22

Letters to the editor: Parental pressure and blackmail

Parental trap   Sir — Parents do not always see eye to eye with their children. But an elderly couple from Uttarakhand has taken their discontent a step too far. They have sued their son ...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 14.05.22

Letters to the Editor: Netflix show on Indian Matchmaking

Warped ideas Sir — Indian Matchmaking, a Netflix show that follows the efforts of a high-society matchmaker as she tries to arrange marriages for the rich, has been renewed for a second season....
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 13.05.22

Letters to the Editor: A peek into the lives of spies

Deceptive lives Sir — Stories about spies have always excited people. But the reality of espionage can be far more cruel, especially for those who come in the line of fire. A recent book, Deep ...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 12.05.22

The ever-rising 'cost' of social media

Every penny counts Sir — Most children are given piggy banks in order to inculcate the habit of saving money early in life. But it is becoming increasingly difficult for youngsters to save mone...
By The Editorial Board

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Opinion  /  Published 11.05.22

Taliban's diktat on Afghan women

In chains Sir — The script is unfolding in familiar ways in Afghanistan. Recently, the Taliban government issued a decree ordering Afghan women to wear the all-enveloping burqa in public. The ...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 10.05.22

Commercialisation of folk art

Fair pay Sir — Folk art and craft are intricately linked to the history and culture of a region. However, they rarely get the respect they deserve. First, they are often kept out of the hallow...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 10.05.22

Fallen city: Hong Kong China's stronghold

Hong Kong has served as a gateway to China since the British handover of the city a quarter of a century ago. On Sunday, Beijing took its latest step towards slamming that door shut. John Lee, a forme...
By The Editorial Board

Lifestyle  /  Published 09.05.22

An exclusive excerpt from ‘Glimpses of Bengal: Select Letters 1885-1895’

Glimpses of Bengal: Select Letters 1885-1895 by Rabindranath Tagore has been published by Niyogi Books. Read more about the book here.   ...
By Upasya Bhowal

Opinion  /  Published 09.05.22

Letters to the Editor: Salary hike for police dogs

A dog’s life Sir — It is said that a dog is man’s best friend. But the reverse can be equally true. Consider the proposal of the cops at Lalbazar. It has been reported that the &lsq...
By The Telegraph


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