The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
CPM learns to speak yes, Somnath in chair
“Yes, madam,” he said and slipped into the bedroom adjoining the sitting room. Sitaram Yechury had gone into the sitting room on the second floor of the CPM office here on Alimuddin Street. It was 6.30 pm when Sonia Gandhi called Yechury on his mobile to know what the CPM had decided on her proposa ...  | Read.. 
Power to get dearer
Most Calcuttans will now have to pay more for electricity at home, with middle-income families being hit the hardest. According to new tariff rates, domestic consumers of ...  | Read.. 
Laloo pushes for poor, AC or no
Railway minister Laloo Prasad Yadav today told officials not to raise fares for sleeper and suburban passengers. ...  | Read.. 
Mid-size leaders in silent sulk
Denied plum portfolios, Congressmen try to catch Sonia’s eye
Allies like Laloo Prasad Yadav bargained hard and got what they wanted. The machinations of senior Congress leaders like Arjun Singh for portfolios are not quite secret eithe ...  | Read.. 
Two rehearsals for his prime-time speech were not enough to keep President George W. Bush from mangling the name of the Abu Ghraib prison, which Engl ...  | Read
This time I have to be non-speaking, but I will have to adjust

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An army officer was shot dead by motorcycle-snatchers outside Bihar’s capital this afternoon. ...  | Read..
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