The Telegraph
Tuesday , October 1 , 2013

Startled cry: Yeee kya ho gaya ji

Lalu Prasad had been the picture of calmness as he waved to supporters and stepped into the packed courtroom to await a verdict that could face him with the toughest challenge of his four-decade-old political career....   | Read..

Rudder lost, RJD looks to Rabri

The conviction of Lalu Prasad has dealt a body blow to the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), a party that was already gasping for resuscitation....   | Read..

‘Scam-proof’ treasury battles peeling plaster

The scam in which imaginary cattle chewed fictional fodder worth crores would not be possible in this age of computerised accounts, say officials at the Chaibasa treasury...   | Read..

Power fillip to Dhaka ties

Manmohan Singh spent last Saturday evening reassuring a sulking Sheikh Hasina, unhappy at unfulfilled promises....   | Read..

2-week trial ban on drugs

The Supreme Court today banned for two weeks clinical trials of 162 new drugs so that the government could place on record an expert committee’s guidelines for regu...   | Read..
Narendra Modi being weighed against silver (not seen in picture) at an event hosted by members of a business community in Mumbai on Monday. (AFP)
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A king in jail 16 years ago...

Lalu Prasad smiled and recited a couplet by Allama Iqbal: “Kuchh baat hai ke hasti mit...   | Read..

... and ‘No. 1’ even today

If jail is a great leveller, Lalu Prasad appears to be the first among equals....   | Read..

Contempt heat on VK

The Supreme Court has decided to suo motu initiate contempt proceedings against V.K. Singh for newspaper remarks attribu...   | Read..

Shinde letter

Union home minister Sushil Kumar Shinde has written to chief ministers saying wrongfully detained minority community mem...   | Read..

Jagan keeps options open

Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy today alleged connivance of the Congress and the Telugu Desam in the CBI’s assets case again...   | Read..

At place of birth, ovens go unlit

When the news broke this morning, one decision was unanimous. The whole village would skip lunch....   | Read..

HC sees no basis for SRK son case

Bombay High Court today said social activist Varsha Deshpande’s complaint against actor Shah Rukh Khan and his wife Ga...   | Read..

Decree for Pak talks, but little clarity on content

The Prime Ministers of India and Pakistan have decreed that each others’ directors general of military operations ...   | Read..