The Telegraph
Friday , May 16 , 2014


While many are humming “achchhe din aaney wale hain” (good days are coming), The Telegraph’s election feature Decade Decoder suggests that several Indians did not consider the “beete huey din” (days gone by) to be so bad, either. The overwhelming ma...   | Read..

A 1957 love story

Where else but on a street named after a Bengali will you find a car that was once born in a factory outside Calcutta?...   | Read..

Decade Decoder

Praveen Gautam is a guide who escorts pilgrims on the temples crowding the warrens running through Vrindavan. Gautam was spotted outside the town’s newest temple, Prem M...   | Read..

Moment of truth for Bihar maverick

The man who may have effected a solo swing on the Bihar vote wears a crumpled lungi, rubber chappals and a 440-volt smile. He probably also wears, as you re...   | Read..

Jaya expels ex-MP for BJP gaffe

Jayalalithaa today expelled a former Rajya Sabha member who had said yesterday that the AIADMK chief would support the NDA after the results were announced, citing her &#...   | Read..
Poignant parting ...  | Read
Nation Briefs
bullet LTTE ban extended
bullet Teacher axed
bullet BHU ‘suicide’

Cong looks to Pawar, Mamata

The Congress is considering backing Sharad Pawar or Mamata Banerjee as the possible Prime Minis...   | Read..

Tiwari weds son’s mom

Call it love in the time of political crisis. N.D. Tiwari, at 89 one of the Congress’s se...   | Read..

AAP eyes national party status

Wanted, a passport to the national party club....   | Read..

Centre alert

The Centre today asked states to watch out for possible communal tension, flashing the alert hours before home minister ...   | Read..

Forecast of four-day delay in monsoon

The monsoon is expected to strike Kerala between June 1 and June 9 this year, the India Meteorological Department said t...   | Read..

Lost in translation, says Mahatma kin

Mahatma Gandhi’s great-grandson Tushar Gandhi today lashed out at reports about a letter the Father of the Nation ...   | Read..

Probe into clash firing

A magisterial inquiry has been ordered into yesterday’s police firing in Hyderabad, being blamed for the deaths of...   | Read..

SC declines hate-speech petition

The Supreme Court today declined to entertain a public interest plea seeking action against political leaders who make i...   | Read..

Trafficked girls get a home in Delhi

The Mamata Banerjee government has opened the doors of its guesthouse in the capital to victims of human trafficking....   | Read..

Saradha judge for Sahara case

Justice J.S. Khehar, who authored the recent judgment upholding the detention of Sahara chief Subroto Roy, has withdrawn...   | Read..