The Telegraph
Tuesday , February 18 , 2014

Nirbhaya fund gets Rs 1000cr top-up

Finance minister P. Chidambaram today set aside Rs 1,000 crore for the Nirbhaya fund started last year in memory of the December 16 gang-rape victim, though the previous allocation has not been used at all....   | Read..

Health fears over car ride

The budget proposal to “give relief” to the automobile sector by cutting excise duties on several segments of cars, including SUVs, could worsen air quality a...   | Read..

Poor students handed loan relief

The UPA II government today brought cheer to nine lakh economically weaker students by proposing an interest moratorium on their education loans....   | Read..

Boost to cord blood banking

Companies urging parents to store their newborn babies’ placental cord blood, dubbed by some as a biological insurance policy, hope to draw more customers under the...   | Read..

Nehru, GST sticks for Modi

P. Chidambaram’s last budget before the general election went easy on populism but politics was never far away from the surface....   | Read..
Schoolchildren in Moradabad hold a placard thanking finance minister P Chidambaram for increasing the allocation for the National Skill Development Fund in the interim budget on Monday. (PTI)

Mamata hope on new govt

Mamata Banerjee today expressed hope that a change of guard in Delhi would help Bengal emerge f...   | Read..

Tejpal charges carry 7-year jail to life term

Goa police have charged Tehelka founder-editor Tarun Tejpal with rape under the new anti-rape l...   | Read..

Belated bounty for veterans in poll run-up

The politics of reaching out to nearly three crore voters may have led to the announcement of “one rank, one pensi...   | Read..

Maria peers go on leave

Rakesh Maria’s appointment as Mumbai police commissioner has led two superseded seniors to go on leave instead of ...   | Read..

Rape accused identity query

The Supreme Court today issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh government on a petition that sought to restrain the media fr...   | Read..

Meek Arvind woos business

Arvind Kejriwal today asked industrialists to join his party, declaring support for “capitalism” and promisi...   | Read..

Centre warms up for final Telangana push

The government is gearing to push through the Telangana bill tomorrow, hoping that the suspension of the 16 “rogue...   | Read..

Party defence for Anubrata applause

Mamata Banerjee today told the Assembly that her recent praise of Birbhum Trinamul leader Anubrata Mondal, accused in a ...   | Read..