The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Discordant note on song
Chhattisgarh’s BJP government today stoked the raging controversy over Vande Mataram further by making its singing compulsory at every educational institution in the state, including madarsas, on September 7 to mark the national song’s centenary. ...  | Read.. 
Rio springs formula
Nagaland chief minister Neiphiu Rio today recommended a separate secondary education board for the four Naga-dominated hill districts of Manipur. ...  | Read.. 
‘Minor’ label till 18 years
A minor will be defined as someone under the age of 18 if the Centre’s move to end discrepancies in a range of laws bears fruit. ...  | Read.. 
Hair headache for India
ICC cancels meet, Champions Trophy poser lingers
The International Cricket Council (ICC) today abruptly cancelled a meeting of its executive board, which was due to have met in Dubai on Saturday to discuss the future of the ...  | Read.. 
The Ganesh idol at Mumbai’s King’s Circle is the wealthiest in town. The 17-foot idol is adorned in jewellery worth Rs 2.5 crore. The gold crown is 33 ...  | Read
We will not sing Vande Mataram in the madarsas

Tongue Twister:
Fish fest with tradition twist

August 24 is observed as Calcutta’s birthday. Our band was invited to perform at the fag end of an e ...  | Read..
Cong twins cut deal
After a tete-e-tete over coffee between two ladies comes the news that the Trinamul Congress wi ...  | Read..