The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Terror takes Russia hostage
Cold War rivals found themselves both victims of terrorism when Chechen separatist guerrillas today threatened to shoot or blow up 700 hostages in a Moscow theatre unless Russia pulled its troops out of their homeland. ...  | Read.. 
Salman back home with warning
A Mumbai sessions court today granted bail to Salman Khan in the hit-and-run case. ...  | Read.. 
UP focus on Independents
The political temperature in Lucknow hovered near boiling point with Rajnath Singh and Amar Singh descending on the capital ahead of tomorrow’s crucial meeting of 16 Independent MLAs. ...  | Read.. 
Party first, play & party again
Cricketers to launch association and dine for charity
The Indian Cricket Players’ Association (ICPA) is set for an October 29 launch, exactly a day before the third and final Test versus the West Indies at the Eden. ...  | Read.. 
Hostage Maria Shkolnikova leaves the theatre building. (AFP) n See Page 4
Atal buys truce with Sangh
After an attack by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad on Brajesh Mishra and the Prime Mini ...  | Read..
Two trains a few metres from collision
Two passenger trains coming from opposite directions stopped a few metres short of ...  | Read..
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Krishna, Centre share court stick
The Supreme Court today found the Karnataka government led by S.M. Kri ...   | Read.. 
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Capital crush not capitalist
Getting rich in communist-ruled Bengal is actually glorious, if it hap ...   | Read.. 
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Doctor becomes voice of victims
When Russian heart specialist Maria Shkolnikova stepped out of a cold, wet ...   | Read.. 
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Becker gets away with suspended sentence
Former Wimbledon champion Boris Becker was found guilty of tax evasion ...   | Read.. 
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Fake passports frame father
It was a diabolical way to frame a man, and it almost succeeded. All becaus ...   | Read.. 
Opinion More.. 
Fiscal emergency
The author is an economist at the Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi ...   | Read.. 
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Pant pens pro-poor pension plan
A high-level meeting between finance ministry top brass, IRDA chief N ...   | Read.. 
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Diana jewels for sons and wives
Diana, Princess of Wales, wrote a special “letter of wishes” to add to ...   | Read..