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SC tells govt to appoint national forest policy regulator, rejects MoEF stand

Updated: 06 January 2014, Monday, 17:50 hrs (IST)
The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Union government to appoint a national regulator to oversee the implementation of forest policy, rejecting its contention that there was no need for such a body. ...   | Read..

CAG can audit private telecom companies' accounts: HC

Updated: 06 January 2014, Monday, 13:38 hrs (IST)
The Delhi High Court on Monday held that the Comptroller & Auditor General of India (CAG) can audit the accounts of private telecom operators under the relevant provisions of the law. ...   | Read..

Ganguly yet to take a call on stepping down as WBHRC chief

Updated: 06 January 2014, Monday, 14:40 hrs (IST)
Former Supreme Court Judge A K Ganguly, who has been accused for a former law intern of sexually harassing her, said on Monday that he is yet to take a decision on resign...   | Read..

Bangladesh holds ‘shunned’ polls

Bangladesh today held a general election and the bets are not on who the winner will be but on when the next polls will be called....   | Read..

Seen at last: Suchitra Sen

Mamata Banerjee today met someone most of Bengal has not for over three decades: Suchitra Sen....   | Read..

Ganguly weighs ‘advice’

Asok Kumar Ganguly, the former Supreme Court judge accused by an intern of sexual misconduct, is weighing advice by associates and peers in Delhi to step down as head of ...   | Read..

Shah axe on mines along Baitarani

Operations of top steel and mining companies, including Tata Steel, SAIL, Aditya Birla Group’s Essel Mining, JSPL and Sarda Mines, are likely to be hit if a recommendat...   | Read..

Tiff over youth fest team

Confusion over selection of delegates to represent the state at the National Youth Festival in Ludhiana led to a tiff between the sports and youth affairs and the higher educ...   | Read..

Undue favour whiff in probe

“Supervision industry” is flourishing in Bihar, literally....   | Read..

Nepal whiff in terror trail

A special court of National Investigation Agency (NIA) in Patna yesterday issued an arrest warrant against Muzibullah Ansari, an important cog in the Patna blasts, from whose...   | Read..
The following account is by Mohua Neogi, a deputy news editor with The Telegraph, who took part in the Tata Medical Center Kolkata Marathon on Sunday ...  | Read
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