The Telegraph
Monday, November 20, 2017
 

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 union suggested this...   | 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..

Colour & culture reign

It was a fusion of colour and culture with a more than mild dose of Bollywood - the opening ceremony of the AIBA (International Boxing Association) Youth Women's World...   | Read..

Buxar official found hanging

Tauqeer Akram, 46, a deputy collector posted as officer on special duty to the Buxar district magistrate, was found hanging from a ceiling fan at his rented house in the...   | Read..

Lalu early poll claim

Chief minister Nitish Kumar wants to hold early Assembly polls in 2018, RJD chief Lalu Prasad claimed on Sunday.   | Read..

Concern over Gujarat video

The circulation of a video clip that suggests young Hindu girls were not safe in Gujarat until Narendra Modi assumed power has stirred fears that attempts are being made to...   | Read..

Economy not yet safe: Manmohan

The NDA government should not be "lured into the false belief" that the economy is out of the woods, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Saturday,...   | Read..

Rogue hunt in auto haystack

Police have prepared a sketch of the auto driver who allegedly molested a Jadavpur University student on Wednesday afternoon but are struggling to identify him from among...   | Read..

Night knock with Amma deference

Income-tax officials may have chosen the untimely hour of 10pm on Friday to knock on the doors of Veda Nilayam in Poes Garden but they were at pains to declare that the...   | Read..

GST system snag talks escalated

Infosys non-executive chairman Nandan Nilekani on Saturday met the group of ministers appointed to help sort out the technical glitches troubling the GST Network, a...   | Read..

Indira's spell endures

A stream of visitors sporting orange scarves flooded Indira Gandhi Memorial a day before the former Prime Minister turns 100. The men were from the RSS-linked Bharatiya...   | Read..

Gold rush will raze Tamar, fear villagers

Tension is simmering at Parasi panchayat in Tamar block of Ranchi ever since word got around that gold deposits lying deep under their homes would now be mined.   | Read..

BJP-BJD joust over suicides

The war of words between the BJP and the BJD over farmers' suicides escalated even as another farmer from Ganjam ended his life on Saturday following extensive damage to...   | Read..

Sushil walks the talk

Chief minister Nitish Kumar has launched a massive campaign against two human rights issues blatantly violated in Bihar - dowry and child marriage - labelled the...   | Read..

Nitish merit spin to migration debate

Chief minister Nitish Kumar has called for a rethink on the "migration as an indicator of backwardness and poverty" debate, saying the concept doesn't show any...   | Read..
Rahul Gandhi approaches Pranab Mukherjee at Shakti Sthal on Sunday morning, as Manmohan Singh looks on.    | Read..
 
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RAM NATH KOVIND