The Telegraph
Saturday, December 16, 2017

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..

KVS schools skip winter break

First published on 15-Dec-2017
Students from Classes IX to XII in the 62-odd schools in the Calcutta region of the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan will not get a winter break this time.   | Read..

Congress hits out at poll panel

First published on 15-Dec-2017
The Congress has accused chief election commissioner A.K. Joti of acting like a "PS" (private secretary) to the Prime Minister and reducing his office to a...   | Read..

Delhi voices river concern

First published on 15-Dec-2017
The external affairs ministry on Thursday expressed "concern" over the Siang turning turbid in Arunachal Pradesh and confirmed that the issue had figured during...   | Read..

BJD's House strategy

First published on 15-Dec-2017
The BJD parliamentary party on Thursday decided to attack the Centre during the winter session of the Parliament that begins on Friday, alleging that the Centre was...   | Read..

Fake-varsity probe

First published on 15-Dec-2017
The CBI is all set to initiate probe into a fake university in Bhojpur district, just 60km from Patna, which used to grant affiliation to institutions running ayurveda,...   | Read..

Poll panel blots out Rahul interviews

First published on 14-Dec-2017
The Election Commission of India sent a notice to Rahul Gandhi for giving interviews to television channels that were telecast on Wednesday, in an unusual poll-eve gag...   | Read..

'No-abuse' pledge for teachers

First published on 14-Dec-2017
Teachers of St. Xavier's Collegiate School in Calcutta will have to sign an undertaking that they will abide by the school's norms for protection of "minors and...   | Read..

Rahul speaks of love, tears

First published on 14-Dec-2017
Rahul Gandhi appeared relaxed in television interviews ahead of the final phase of polling in Gujarat, saying he had done his work in the state and was not worried about...   | Read..

Unitech blow to Centre

First published on 14-Dec-2017
The Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed an order of the national company law tribunal (NCLT) issued on December 8 that had allowed the Centre to take over the management of...   | Read..
Sonia Gandhi, who will step down as Congress president on Saturday, at a memorial meeting for former Union minister Priya Ranjan Das Munshi in New...   | Read..
Quote of the Day

My role is to retire


On Rahul Gandhi's elevation as Congress president