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Delhi Police files chargesheet in gang-rape case

Updated: 03 January 2013, Thursday;18:10 hrs (IST)
Delhi Police on Thursday formally charged five men in court with the December 16 gang-rape of a physiotherapy student in Delhi and her subsequent death from intensive injuries....   | Read..

SC asks 19 states and UTs, including Bengal, to explain failure over child rights

Updated: 03 January 2013, Thursday;19:59 hrs (IST)
The Supreme Court has asked 19 states and Union territories, including West Bengal,...   | Read..

SC blasts Govt over illegal clinical trials by multinational pharma majors

Updated: 03 January 2013, Thursday;15:06 hrs (IST)
The Supreme Court on Thursday slammed the Centre for its failure to stop illegal clinical trials of drugs by multinational companies, saying the drug trials are creating ...   | Read..

Karuna hints Stalin to be his successor

Updated: 03 January 2013, Thursday;16:20 hrs (IST)
Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK) President M Karunanidhi on Thursday indicated that his younger son and the party Treasurer M K Stalin would succeed him as the party lead...   | Read..

How to earn it (the ticket)

Dilip Sonkar, one of the three persons whose taped comments were published in The Telegraph today as part of an investigation into the facilitators of illegal construction in...   | Read..

How to spend it (the money)

Mamata Banerjee may be partial to multiple forms of art but it has been declared that she has “zero tolerance” for partymen showering currency notes on gyrati...   | Read..

Reminder on governor role

The Supreme Court has overruled Narendra Modi’s objections and upheld the appointment of the Lokayukta in Gujarat but reminded the governor that, barring exceptions, Ra...   | Read..

Steal power at your own peril

Power thieves, beware!...   | Read..

Seba prepares to tackle cheats

The Board of Secondary Education, Assam (Seba) is initiating stringent measures against those caught cheating in the matric and Assam high madrassa examinations....   | Read..

Shillong NGO demands life for rapists

Amid demands for death penalty and chemical castration against rapists, a women’s organisation here has suggested that “life imprisonment” for the perpetrat...   | Read..

Molest charge on postman

Chandmari police today registered an attempt to rape case against a postman of the Silpukhuri post office, after he allegedly attempted to grab a lady, having gone to her...   | Read..

Medha milk’s autonomous muscle

Jharkhand will walk the autonomous milky way to prosperity in 2013 after parting ways with National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) in December. ...   | Read..

Gadkari aide admits crisis

An emissary of BJP national president Nitin Gadkari flew into Ranchi today, held a tête-à-tête with chief minister Arjun Munda and two meetings with partymen, conceding t...   | Read..
Dilip Sonkar (second from left) in front of the Trinamul office in Burrabazar. Picture by Sanat Kumar Sinha
How to earn it (the ticket)
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Nation RSS
Two views on law in victim's name
Opinions are divided over a suggestion to name a proposed tougher law on sex crimes after the Delhi...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Woman's molest and extortion charge on friend's father
A young Bhopal-based woman allegedly held hostage in a south Calcutta house for a fortnight jumped o...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Mob justice cripples city road
The arterial Rash Behari Connector that links the heart of south Calcutta with EM Bypass was closed...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Safety first on unsafe roads
Police on Wednesday started to allot unique identification numbers to autorickshaws to ensure safety...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Hill village police on GLP turf
The state government today recruited 125 village police volunteers in the hills, a move that may cu...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Agony and analysis
The nation is mourning the death of a young woman. This is the least that can be done by the people ...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
'If Sachin's still enjoying the game, he should have played this series'
Ramiz Raja, a former captain and CEO of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), spoke to The Telegraph in...   | Read.. 
International RSS
Divided US House passes fiscal plan, ends crisis
The US House passed and sent to President Barack Obama legislation to avert big income tax increase...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Tips to put idle gold to good use
A working group set up by the Reserve Bank of India has recommended ways to monetise the massive ca...   | Read.. 
Entertainment RSS
Seagram's Blenders Pride presented the t2 Swabhumi party ' Incognito
High On Song and Sip, You Boogied 31st Night Away At 25 Hot Spots With The Telegraph And T2! Turn Th...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Tease rogues fell braveheart
A 37-year-old medical representative, who was battered with rods for rescuing a mother of two from a...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Assam Cong in ticket disarray
Protests and assaults marked the Congress's preparation for the three-phase panchayat election toda...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Cops on toes to protect women
Cuttack-Bhubaneswar police plan to accord more importance to the safety of women in the city by dep...   | Read..