The Telegraph
Sunday, December 17, 2017

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..

Death bares Srijan reality

First published on 17-Dec-2017
Rani Devi, a Dalit woman employee with the Bhagalpur district board, will never forgive the people involved in the over Rs 1,000 crore Srijan scam. Reason: She lost her...   | Read..

Koda sentenced to 3 years' RI

First published on 17-Dec-2017
Madhu Koda was on Saturday sentenced to three years rigorous imprisonment with Rs 25 lakh fine for corruption while allocating a coal block in Palamau district to a...   | Read..

No 'sounds' in Naidu's House

First published on 16-Dec-2017
Samajwadi Party member Neeraj Shekhar rose and began "Sir...," indicating he wanted to speak.   | Read..

Sonia 'retire' flutter

First published on 16-Dec-2017
Sonia Gandhi, asked about her future role a day before son Rahul formally takes over as Congress president, quipped with a smile: "My role is to retire."   | Read..

SC Saradha rein on Bengal police

First published on 16-Dec-2017
The Supreme Court on Friday restrained the Bengal government from summoning the CBI sleuths investigating the Saradha payment-default scam for questioning or hindering...   | Read..

SC gives time on Aadhaar

First published on 16-Dec-2017
The Supreme Court on Friday approved the March 31 deadline suggested by the Centre for linking Aadhaar cards with various central and state schemes and services, including...   | Read..

Christians attacked & detained

First published on 16-Dec-2017
Police have detained six Christians on the charge of trying to "forcibly" convert a Hindu man at Bhoomkhar village in Satna district, shortly after suspected...   | Read..

Advisory on premature babies

First published on 16-Dec-2017
Three medics' associations today released an advisory for doctors and parents on the management of extreme premature babies saying guidelines appeared necessary after an...   | Read..

Centre to fully fund Northeast projects

First published on 16-Dec-2017
The Union cabinet approved 100 per cent central funding of Northeast projects through the DoNER ministry on Friday, a day before Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled...   | Read..

Paid-crowd slur on Nitish

First published on 16-Dec-2017
RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Friday accused chief minister Nitish Kumar of misusing public money to mobilise crowds for his Vikas Samiksha Yatra (development review tour) that...   | Read..

Speaker rues House record

First published on 16-Dec-2017
The winter session of the Assembly ended on an acrimonious note on Friday and set a unique record of sorts: not a single MLA question was discussed in the House, but two...   | Read..

Forecast: BJP win, not sweep

First published on 15-Dec-2017
Exit polls on Thursday unanimously predicted the BJP would retain Gujarat and wrest Himachal Pradesh but most of them showed a decreased tally for the party in the western...   | Read..

Disney finds India footing

First published on 15-Dec-2017
Walt Disney Co has struck a deal to buy film, television and international businesses of Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc for $52.4 billion - a transaction...   | Read..
Rahul Gandhi greets mother Sonia Gandhi after taking over from her as Congress president in New Delhi on Saturday. Picture by Prem Singh   | Read..
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