The Telegraph
Monday , April 7 , 2014


At the SSM Residency, a senior citizens’ home 25km from Chennai, the VVIP resident happens to be a former chief election commissioner who made Indian elections what they are now — free, fair and far more transparent....   | Read..

Hawk eyes that keep candidates on toes

Mukesh Kumar is the Election Commission’s third eye. Nothing escapes his camera as candidates drive through their constituencies....   | Read..

Humiliation in December, respect in April

Rahul Gandhi stood at the microphone, his eyes scanning a crowd which at that very venue — a south Delhi resettlement colony — had humiliated him just five mo...   | Read..

Naval ship fire

A minor fire was reported this afternoon on board ocean-going tug INS Matanga, which was undergoing refit at the naval dockyard. No casualties were reported. ...   | Read..

‘Revenge’ speech FIR on Modi aide

Narendra Modi’s key aide Amit Shah was booked today by Bijnore police in Uttar Pradesh for allegedly inciting the public with his controversial “revenge”...   | Read..
TN Seshan in February 1995. He was chief election commissioner from 1990 to 1996
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Modi bullet marks on manifesto

When the first draft of the BJP election manifesto ran into 150 pages, an impatient Narendra Mo...   | Read..

Desam-BJP deal amid lower-rung dismay

The Telugu Desam Party today returned to the NDA fold after 10 years, scripting an alliance wit...   | Read..

‘Bengali’ party’s tribal backbone: what lies behind Marxist grip over Tripura

Seen as a Bengali party it may be, but the CPM believes its stranglehold on Tripura owes to unflinching support from the...   | Read..

Poll flavour in, exit fear of rebels

If Bhupen Bora had his way, he would have sent the NDFB(S) packing....   | Read..

Billboards portray neglect cry

The BJD today sharpened its attack on the Congress-led UPA government at the Centre for neglecting the state. ...   | Read..