The Telegraph
Thursday , February 27 , 2014

Fire in submarine: seven minutes to evacuate, two minutes to dress

Two young officers of the Indian Navy choked to death after they were trapped inside a submarine compartment that was flooded with toxic gases to extinguish a fire on board....   | Read..

PM on Rajapaksa date, despite DMK

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will meet Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa next week, risking the ire of a potential domestic ally in the Lok Sabha polls three months...   | Read..

Salman defends Modi barb

External affairs minister Salman Khurshid has defended his description of BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi as “impotent”, arguing that he...   | Read..

Row over Lanka honorary consul

The appointment of a businessman with questionable credentials as honorary consul of Sri Lanka in the Kerala capital has raised a storm, with chief minister Oommen Chandy...   | Read..

35-year jail term replaces death

The Supreme Court has set aside a rape-and-murder convict’s death penalty and handed him an unprecedented 35-year life term without remission in a case settl...   | Read..
Women reach out to pat Rahul Gandhi at an event in Guwahati on Wednesday. One plants a kiss on his cheek. Rahul said he would rather make bus travel s ...  | Read
Nation Briefs
bullet US-Indian exhibition
bullet Stations shut
bullet Nasa project
bullet Drug cuffs

Old guard & young guns at odds in Cong

The Congress leadership is grappling with a unique crisis: how to harmonise traditional elector...   | Read..

Build homes, find a ‘mint’

Archaeologists have stumbled upon what they believe is an ancient mint that goes back at least ...   | Read..

Infy vs Infy buzz as Bala waits

If he is iffy, blame it on Infy....   | Read..

Rajnath revises apology offer

The BJP has amended its president Rajnath Singh’s offer of apology to Muslims, saying the Congress must do so to t...   | Read..

‘Merger’ pressure on Rao

The Congress has mounted pressure on the Telangana Rashtra Samiti by revealing that Chandrashekhar Rao had himself propo...   | Read..

Bengal ST status plan to woo hills

The Bengal government will request the Centre to grant Scheduled Tribe status to 10 Darjeeling hill communities although...   | Read..

Paswan set for BJP embrace

Ram Vilas Paswan today gave the clearest hint yet that a tie-up with the BJP had been all but sealed, saying his party w...   | Read..

Top court frowns on child panel

The Supreme Court has criticised political appointments in the top child rights body and stopped fresh entries till the...   | Read..