The Telegraph
Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Yes, he can

First published on 19-Dec-2017
The winter elections have gifted the BJP victories in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh - and demolished what turned out to be multiple myths that were acquiring a cult-like status across the country.   | Read..

Defeat infuses hope

First published on 19-Dec-2017
This is a defeat for the Congress that demolished Narendra Modi's invincibility. A defeat that infused hope into the loser and insecurity into the victor. This is an...   | Read..

Gujarat has belled 2019 cat: Mamata

First published on 19-Dec-2017
Mamata Banerjee congratulated Gujarat's voters on Monday for their "balanced verdict" before describing the election results as a "moral defeat for the...   | Read..

PM borrows Pak chant

First published on 19-Dec-2017
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had raised the Pakistan bogey during the Gujarat campaign. On Monday, victory secured, he himself mouthed a slogan popularised by Pakistanis in...   | Read..

JDU boost

First published on 19-Dec-2017
The JDU believes its bargaining power vis-à-vis the BJP will now increase given the reduced margin of victory in Gujarat.   | Read..

EC rolls back rap on Rahul

First published on 18-Dec-2017
The Election Commission on Sunday night withdrew the showcause notice it had issued to Rahul Gandhi on a BJP complaint that his TV interviews, telecast a day before...   | Read..

Academic diversity to count in B-schools

First published on 18-Dec-2017
Candidates applying for admission to management courses might get extra weightage from next year if they come from streams other than engineering, commerce and economics,...   | Read..

Argentine sadhvi assaulted in Varanasi

First published on 18-Dec-2017
An Argentinian who leads the life of an ascetic in Varanasi city escaped with bruises on her face and shoulders while fighting off three men on Saturday, her late-evening...   | Read..

Rural skills-for-jobs training slumps

First published on 18-Dec-2017
A central scheme for skill training and jobs for rural youths has been witnessing below-target placement levels for the past five years, with the government's failure to...   | Read..

Mystery of the missing cat

First published on 18-Dec-2017
Businessman Tejash Bole has fought casual cops, roused their boss, moved magistrates and stirred the high court to action.   | Read..

Trio lynched in affair sequel

First published on 18-Dec-2017
Furious kin of a Gumla youth, who died in November while fleeing from police, lynched the parents and elder sister of his underage girlfriend on Sunday.   | Read..

Nobody can finish me: Lalu

First published on 18-Dec-2017
On December 23 in Ranchi, special CBI judge Shivapal Singh will deliver his verdict in the case related to alleged fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 84.5 lakh from the Deoghar...   | Read..

Benefits cheer for state govt employees

First published on 18-Dec-2017
The Naveen Patnaik government has decided to give better retirement and death benefits to its employees who joined service after January 1, 2005.   | Read..

Rahul helms war on 'medieval hate'

First published on 17-Dec-2017
Rahul Gandhi accepted the post of Congress president on Saturday with the promise to "defend the voice of every single Indian" and to fight hate with love.   | Read..

Proud Sonia in ethical thrust

First published on 17-Dec-2017
Sonia Gandhi, who served a record 19 years as Congress president, on Saturday seemed to imply that Rahul Gandhi was better prepared to lead the party than either of his...   | Read..

Profiteer slur on hospital

First published on 17-Dec-2017
An inquiry into hospital bills after a dengue death in the capital has prompted India's medicines regulator to corroborate long-standing concerns that drug prices in India...   | Read..

Saturday history at high court

First published on 17-Dec-2017
When Justices Joymalya Bagchi and Rajarshi Bharadwaj took their seats in Court 308 at 10.30am on Saturday, history was made at Calcutta High Court.   | Read..

Prime Minister on project spree in NE

First published on 17-Dec-2017
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday the Act East policy of his government would soon make Mizoram the gateway to the South East Asian countries. He also announced...   | Read..

Pep talk & PR tips to party foot soldiers

First published on 17-Dec-2017
Chief minister Naveen Patnaik has begun the process to strengthen the BJD's position in various districts in view of the 2019 polls.   | Read..

Class XII boy killed, hunt for classmates

First published on 17-Dec-2017
A Class XII student of a college in Rohtas district had to pay with his life apparently for making public the love affair of one of his classmates.   | Read..
The elite field of athletes steps over the starting mat, with 5,000m and 10,000m world record holder Kenenisa Bekele from Ethiopia on the extreme...   | Read..
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