The Telegraph
Wednesday , April 25 , 2012
Since 1st March, 1999
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Congress digs heels in for big bargain

The Congress is determined to have a President of its choice after Pratibha Patil steps down in July, and will opt for a contest if a consensus eludes its candidate, party sources said....   | Read..

NDA rules out consensus candidate

The BJP-led NDA is unwilling to bite the “consensus” bait on electing the country’s next President, sources said. ...   | Read..

Suspension stone to kill two birds

The Lok Sabha today suspended eight Congress MPs from the Telangana region for four days for repeatedly stalling proceedings, the unprecedented step aimed at warding off...   | Read..

Warning of Af-Pak ‘blowback’

Defence minister A.K. Antony has red-flagged a possible “blowback” from the turmoil in Afghanistan and Pakistan from where US-led forces have decided to draw...   | Read..

Rebel-zone cover move

The Centre has asked nine Maoist-affected states to work out standard operating procedures to ensure protection of civil servants and political representatives in what ap...   | Read..
Gopalkrishna Gandhi with Naveen Patnaik in Bhubaneswar on Tuesday. Telegraph picture

Yes Minister meets Mark Twain

Not for nothing did Jim Hacker, Yes Minister’s minister for the department of admi...   | Read..

A year without Sai Baba tells on hometown

Soul gone, nothing sums up Puttaparthi’s tale better than two earthy words — square...   | Read..


“Tough” negotiations will begin tomorrow for the release of Chhattisgarh collector Alex Paul Menon, believed to ...   | Read..

Rs 2cr pardon for Marines

The Italian Marines accused of shooting dead two Kerala fishermen have been forgiven by the families of their victims....   | Read..

Religious schools out of RTE loop

The Rajya Sabha today passed amendments that exempt madarsas and Vedic pathshalas, which impart religious teachings, fro...   | Read..

Death in US

A 28-year old Indian from Visakhapatnam was found dead in his apartment in a Dallas suburb. ...   | Read..