The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Muscle takes over from muck
Indian politics emerged from the mud today, only to nurse a bloody nose and a black eye as muscle power ran riot outside the nerve-centres of the country’s two biggest parties. ...  | Read.. 
Bleach on fast in jail
A glass of water. That’s all Peter Bleach had today, signalling the start of an indefinite fast in his Presidency Jail cell. ...  | Read.. 
Pervez pays hawks premium
Pervez Musharraf, his back to the wall with a swirling domestic crisis, has bought an insurance on his life by loosening his grip on religious extremists, including militants active in Jammu and Kashmir, according to intelli ...  | Read.. 
Thorn taken out of farm policy
‘Contract farming’ dropped, but contract on produce remains
Chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee today announced that a new agriculture policy — without the controversial clause of contract farming — has been drawn up. ...  | Read.. 
Congress general secretary Ambika Soni tries to break the police cordon. (Right) Activists of the BJP’s Mahila Morcha confront police. (PTI pictures)
Our protesters were hopelessly outnumbered by the Congress

Players send proposal to board
Thursday was the day for formal moves. ...  | Read..
Peasant prays to judge to rescue son from result tyranny
It’s an envelope costing less than 50 paise. The sender: a “landless peasant” from a village in Ban ...  | Read..
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BJP sees Gujarat ammo in Sonia origins
A day after Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa opposed the idea of ...   | Read.. 
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Tainted-cell facelift for judge visit
Justice Sujit Roy Burman’s visit to the town tomorrow to inspect the l ...   | Read.. 
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Sharif gets a poll opening
Pakistani election officials have given preliminary approval to ousted Pri ...   | Read.. 
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A simple Wright message for India
Twenty-one months as India coach and John Wright hasn’t changed. He re ...   | Read.. 
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High-noon killing in Hazra
They stopped their man, chatted him up, shot him and walked away — all in b ...   | Read.. 
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Crime across the world
The author is a retired air marshal of the Indian air force ...   | Read.. 
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Intel to invest $ 130 m more
Intel will invest $ 130 million in a new facility in India that is exp ...   | Read.. 
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Prying eyes still glued to Diana
It is five years since Princess Diana, the queen of Britons’ hearts, died ...   | Read..