The Telegraph
Wednesday , January 23 , 2013
Since 1st March, 1999

Ministry readies Telangana alternatives

The Union home ministry has studied four models of autonomous bodies in as many states to keep a possible alternative on the table if Telangana is not granted full statehood....   | Read..

Apex court gives govt FDI advice

The Supreme Court today asked the Centre to ensure its FDI policy does not affect small traders and consumers, rejecting the argument that policy decisions cannot be subj...   | Read..

Wait for Maoist ‘leap of faith’

The government is looking for a “leap of faith” by the Maoists to facilitate talks between them and its emissaries, Jairam Ramesh said today....   | Read..

Cop’s beard battle in SC

A Muslim police constable today knocked on the doors of the Supreme Court for justice after the Maharashtra government and the state’s high court refused to enterta...   | Read..

Bengal bags a poll ‘best’

Bengal can finally say it is one of the “best” — electorally speaking, of course....   | Read..
The daughter of an auto driver has topped the All India Chartered Accountancy exam, the results of which were announced on Monday. ...  | Read
Nation Briefs
bullet Attack on fishermen
bullet Braid snipped
bullet Model babu
bullet Student siege

Nuke advisory jitters in Valley

A Jammu and Kashmir government advisory on precautions in the event of a nuclear or a chemical ...   | Read..

Fear of Rahul purge sparks Cong jitters

Many in the Congress are jittery about a purge they fear Rahul Gandhi might carry out to remoul...   | Read..

Rev up for snarl tax, London-style

Congest roads, pay tax. The urban development ministry today issued an ...   | Read..

BJP cloud looms on lit fest

The BJP today said Pakistani authors will not be welcome at the Jaipur Literature Festival that opens on Thursday....   | Read..

Indian team eyes slice of Hawaii telescope

Indian astronomers have asked the Union government for $140 million (Rs 750 crore) to join an international plan to buil...   | Read..

Bengali-origin doctor falls 1000ft to death

A 29-year-old Bengali-origin doctor, Rachel Majumdar, was named yesterday as one of four friends who died in a climbing ...   | Read..

Bullet-hit chopper repaired

An Indian Air Force helicopter that was riddled with bullets in an encounter with Maoists last Friday has been repaired ...   | Read..

Bubbles, the ‘king’ who tasted life in the trenches

An elephant used at Rashtrapati Bhavan ceremonies had turned wild, crashing walls and stomping around untamed....   | Read..

Shinde words invite frown

The Congress today formally disapproved of the terms “Hindu terror” and “saffron terror” but did...   | Read..

Pointer to how kala azar trumps drugs

Scientists in Calcutta say they have deciphered the molecular chicanery the parasite that causes kala azar unleashes to ...   | Read..