The Telegraph
Friday , August 2 , 2013

Turnout draws a Modi comparison

Mamata Banerjee was beaming as she stepped out of World Trade Centre-1 into the wind blowing from the Arabian Sea and walked briskly towards the waiting convoy. Climbing into the front seat of a Scorpio, she turned to the crowd of onlookers with folded hands and said: “Aap sab lok ko b...   | Read..

Bad weather, bad blood: Study

India could face escalating levels of interpersonal and domestic violence, even dowry deaths, under the influence of abnormal rainfall and temperature driven by climate c...   | Read..

Telangana to be fast-tracked: Shinde

This baby could be born three months premature....   | Read..

Quit parade in Andhra

Several Congress legislators and ministers in Andhra Pradesh today resigned to press for a rethink on Telangana even as two persons committed suicide and anti-statehood p...   | Read..

Suicide note bares disgust

Fifteen times he had proposed to her. Fifteen times she had rebuffed him....   | Read..
Author and columnist Shobhaa De at a Ficci event in Taj Bengal on Thursday. Picture by Anindya Shankar Ray
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BJP switches to Modi mode

The BJP has signalled it is in poll mode under Narendra Modi’s leadership and indicated t...   | Read..

Women panel boss takes meddle cry to PM

Women’s panel chief Mamta Sharma has complained to Manmohan Singh about minister Krishna ...   | Read..

Akhilesh-IAS battle shifts to Delhi

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav today justified the suspension of IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal, saying he...   | Read..

Parties unite on poll ban rule

An all-party meeting today authorised the government to take immediate corrective steps to address concerns about a rece...   | Read..

RTI tweak plan draws fire

RTI activists today slammed the proposed amendment to keep political parties out of the law, suggesting it amounted t...   | Read..

Govt clears RTI shield for parties

The Union cabinet today cleared amendments to the RTI Act to exempt political parties after the Central Information Comm...   | Read..

Signal to US in Iran trip

India has decided to elevate its presence at the anointment of Iranian President-elect Hassan Rohani on August 4, droppi...   | Read..

Salve for Bhutan after fuel pangs

Foreign secretary Sujatha Singh will visit Bhutan on her first trip after taking charge to meet newly elected Prime Mini...   | Read..