The Telegraph
Sunday , September 8 , 2013

Rival to World Bank, with India equal role

India has convinced China and three other emerging economies to create a rival to the 68-year-old World Bank with equal contributions from the five members, rejecting Beijing’s proposal to give more than the rest which would have allowed it to dominate the institution....   | Read..

Four killed in Valley day of tension

Four people were killed and more than a dozen injured in Kashmir on a day authorities made heavy security deployments after separatists called for a shutdown against Zubi...   | Read..

Hike in Jaitapur damages

The Maharashtra government today announced that enhanced compensation for land acquired from locals for the Jaitapur Nuclear Power Park project would be disbursed by Octo...   | Read..

BJP seeks bill credit

Sushma Swaraj and Arun Jaitley patted their own backs today and said the BJP played “responsible Opposition” to get social welfare bills like food security an...   | Read..

Last bid to cajole LK, Sushma

BJP president Rajnath Singh has asked Nitin Gadkari and a “couple of other” leaders to make one last attempt to “persuade” L.K. Advani and Sushma ...   | Read..
An owl on a tree in Parliament compound on Saturday. (PTI)
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Apology for number slip

Law minister Kapil Sibal apologised in the Rajya Sabha today after a bill the upper House had p...   | Read..

PM hints date with Pak is on

India’s standard conditionalities on the terror apparatus and cross-border hostility clea...   | Read..

Seemandhra march threat

Several thousands of employees from Seemandhra today braved attacks by pro-Telangana elements and gathered here for a ra...   | Read..

Violence kills 6 in Uttar Pradesh

A freelance television journalist and a police photographer were among six persons killed today as simmering tension bet...   | Read..

Target from Raman den: ‘Lost’ UPA

Narendra Modi today slammed UPA-II as “anti-poor” and “arrogant” from a huge dais resembling the...   | Read..


Union home minister Sushil Kumar Shinde has said incidents of “communal violence… have increased” since last...   | Read..

Kedar count up by 122

Fresh searches in the upper reaches of the hills near Kedarnath have yielded 122 more bodies over the past two days, pol...   | Read..

Iran releases Indian oil tanker

Iran has released an Indian crude oil tanker that was detained last month over pollution concerns, an Indian shipping offici...   | Read..

Indians spy water deep in moon

Indian space scientists have detected signatures of water originating from deep within the lunar interior in a volcanic ...   | Read..