Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Thursday said his party will not “tolerate” anti-people decisions like the increase in diesel prices, and kept open the option of forming a Third Front.... | Read..
The Congress leadership is preparing for life without the “Mamata factor”, though it has not shown any haste in declaring separation from the ally who has left little room for reconciliation... | Read..
New Delhi, Dec. 17: A 23-year-old woman was raped and brutalised by a group of men inside a private luxury bus with curtains she had boarded last night in Delhi, and is now on a ventilator with her intestines and uterus ruptured. | Read»
New Delhi, Dec. 31: The protests against the December 16 gang rape appear to have unwittingly led a teenaged Delhi student to commit suicide after being arrested for lewd behaviour with a girl on a bus. | Read»
Patna, Jan. 3: A pregnant lady was found unconscious on rail tracks in Bihar this afternoon, prompting police to investigate accounts that suggested she jumped off a train after a soldier tried to rape her in the toilet of an AC coach. | Read»
Lucknow, Jan. 6: The hand-wringing over masking the identity of the Delhi rape victim turned largely academic today after two British tabloids published her name and her father led his village in demanding disclosure in India. | Read»
India is no longer a land that worships the mind. More than anything else it worships the material. Even our temples have become grounds for quid pro quo where blessing is not what people seek but just riches. We are no longer happy with homes. We want to live in monuments.... | Read»
The past fortnight has been rather unique for a Delhi that often gives the impression of being detached not merely from Bharat but from India as well. For the first time in living memory, the festive season was marked by candlelight marches rather than candlelight dinners.... | Read»
New Delhi, Jan. 1: The six December 16 gang-rape accused would habitually drink through Sundays and take out the chartered school bus at night to pick up sex workers, a senior police officer said. | Read»
Sadly, there is little to look forward to in a city where more things change more they remain the same. Calcuttans this year will continue to go through the motions of filling up shops, restaurants and, yes, hospital beds... | Read»
Calcutta, Jan. 1: Operators camping on Trinamul-associated premises in the heart of Calcutta are openly demanding money in the name of elected representatives to facilitate illegal construction, an undercover investigation by The Telegraph has established. | Read»
The Mamata Banerjee government has thrown the baby out with the bath water, withdrawing from the East-West Metro project on the grounds that it is no longer part of the UPA and therefore not responsible for any hitch. | Read»