The Telegraph
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

December die cast for Rahul

The speculation over Rahul Gandhi's elevation to Congress president ended on Monday with the party declaring an election schedule that indicates he could be anointed in the first week of December,...   | Read..

Das Munshi is no more

Priya Ranjan Das Munshi, who became one of the most influential Congress leaders from Bengal and who mentored several politicians who are notable figures in the Trinamul...   | Read..

Guest without dust after a long journey

New observations on what is believed to be the first asteroid known to have entered the solar system from interstellar space have revealed surprises: it appears to be a...   | Read..

Military flag day nudge to varsities

The University Grants Commission has written to all the country's 800 universities, urging them to observe the Armed Forces Flag Day on their campuses on December 7 to...   | Read..

Hardik hurdle and Atal

Hardik Patel on Monday sent out subtle appeals for compromise in the interest of the larger cause, torn between rising ambitions of Patidar leaders and the Congress's...   | Read..

Walk, don't park near Taj

The Supreme Court on Monday withheld permission for a multi-level parking lot near the Taj Mahal, saying the monument was too precious to squander to pollution and that...   | Read..

SC: Norms needed for raids

The Supreme Court on Monday questioned the behaviour of CBI investigators during raids and wondered how a senior bureaucrat arrested in a graft case and his family members...   | Read..

Lynching just the beginning

Relatives of lynch-mob victims have said police are targeting their families instead of the attackers and listed two specific arrests that were carried out on Monday.   | Read..

Dalai Lamafor better Sino-Indian relations

Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama on Monday stressed the need for friendly relations between India and China.   | Read..

Protest irks CM

Chief minister Nitish Kumar on Monday lost his cool when a group of women contract employees of the health department interrupted his speech and vociferously demanded that...   | Read..

Official's kin cite stress

The Buxar district magistrate's officer on special duty, Tauqeer Akram, who was found hanging on Sunday, was under "tremendous" work pressure and wanted a...   | Read..

Bomb disposal blows up 2 cops

A policeman trained in defusing explosives and his assistant were blown up in an explosion on Monday in Giridih while doing what is termed the easiest job in bomb disposal...   | Read..

Family recast cry for wages

Sangh labour arm Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh has urged the labour ministry to change its definition of "family" to pave the way for a higher minimum wage, but a Left...   | Read..

200kg globe over a key crossing (Bengal's vision) becomes cause for worry

Residents of New Town and regular commuters to the township have expressed apprehension about a giant metal globe hanging from the towering Kolkata Gate near the Rabindra...   | Read..

DeMo? Emphatic 'No'

Former President Pranab Mukherjee marked the birth centenary of Indira Gandhi by saying "what the Government of India is doing is their business" and recounting a...   | Read..

Sacked, Mugabe hangs on

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe defied expectations he would resign on Sunday, pledging to preside over a ZANU-PF congress next month even though the ruling party had...   | Read..

Pins on your teabags get 18 more months

India's food safety regulator has given tea packagers 18 more months to stop using staple pins on teabags after industry representatives cited costs and demanded more time...   | Read..

Chowringhee change

Chowringhee, the coveted corporate address East of Suez in a bygone era, is witnessing for the first time in 15 years the construction of a modern office complex.   | Read..

Gujarat fake list, cries Congress

The Congress has accused the BJP of mischievously circulating on social media a fake list of Congress candidates to create confusion ahead of next month's Gujarat elections...   | Read..

Battle for Cong chair

Campaign has begun for change of leadership in the state Congress with rumour abound of Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi likely to take over as the party president...   | Read..
Virat Kohli on his way to an unbeaten 104 (off 119 balls) in the drawn Test against Sri Lanka on Monday.   | Read..
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