The Telegraph
Tuesday , April 8 , 2014

SEASONS in the sun

Nagaland is in transition. Howling gales are sweeping across the high mountains of Kohima. In a few weeks from now, its mountain slopes would have changed, from a Dylanesque Hazel’s dirty-blonde hair to a beautiful, warm green, the last of the pink and white petunias in gardens making way for ...   | Read..

Jitters at nuke policy hint

The BJP today promised an independent military nuclear programme modelled on policies Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s government had followed, giving jitters to a global dip...   | Read..

Leash on hobbies, rehash of rival’s ideas

The BJP today released a manifesto predictably low on handouts and high on growth, and tried to soften its position on core Hindutva issues. In the social sector, though,...   | Read..

Chaurasia ballot plea

Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia participated in a voter awareness programme here last evening and urged people to vote and choose an honest government....   | Read..

Nudged by Church, a poll gamble against the bottle in booziest state

Kerala votes on Thursday but the serpentine queues are already in place....   | Read..
A poll official applies ink on a voter’s finger in Jorhat during the first phase of elections on Monday. (AP). ...  | Read
Nation Briefs
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bullet Gang rape
bullet Bus tragedy
bullet Missile test

Notice to Shah over ‘revenge’ remark

The Election Commission today issued a notice to Amit Shah for prima facie violation of the mod...   | Read..

Retail shutters stay but rethink on tax

The Big boys of retailing — Walmart and Tesco — won’t like to hear this one: ...   | Read..

Always present, remembered now

Civilians have fallen to paramilitary bullets. Women have stripped down in protest. And a hunger strike has lasted more than ...   | Read..

Urdu, poor on Modi lips

The manifesto tom-tommed “maximum governance, minimum government” but Narendra Modi tried to give his credo ...   | Read..

Pastor plea ‘sting’ on Tharoor

The BJP and the Left in Kerala have approached the state election commission over a sting by a news channel that shows S...   | Read..

Apex court query on Net voting for NRIs

The Supreme Court today asked the Election Commission and the Centre to look into whether non-resident Indians could vot...   | Read..