The Telegraph
Tuesday , May 27 , 2014
Calcutta Weather
Min : 26.10°C (+1)
Max : 32.10°C (+4)
Rainfall : 38.50 mm
Relative Humidity:
Max : 95.00% Min : 77.00%
Sunrise : 4:52 AM
Sunset : 6:15 PM

One or two spells of rain or thundershower may occur. Maximum temperature likely to be 
around 32°C.


Rajnath gets Home, Sushma External Affairs and Jaitley Finance

Updated: 27 May 2014, Tuesday, 12:30 hrs (IST)
Bharatiya Janata Party heavyweight Rajnath Singh was on Tuesday appointed the Union Home Minister and another senior party leader, Sushma Swaraj, the External Affairs minister in the new government in which Arun Jaitley gets Finance Ministry with additional charge of Defence. ...   | Read..

Modi raises concern over terrorism in meeting with Sharif

Updated: 27 May 2014, Tuesday, 18:41 hrs (IST)
India on Tuesday raised its concerns with Pakistan over terrorist violence emanating from its soil and asked it to abide by its commitments on the issue. ...   | Read..

Finance Minister Jaitley promises to contain inflation, promote growth

Updated: 27 May 2014, Tuesday, 12:30 hrs (IST)
Arun Jaitley, the new Union finance and corporate affairs minister, Tuesday pledged to contain price rise, restore confidence of investors in the economy and promote growth ...   | Read..

Mamata drops two ministers, shifts one

Updated: 27 May 2014, Tuesday, 14:46 hrs (IST)
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday dropped two ministers and shifted a third, following the Bharatiya Janata Party’s sudden rise in West Bengal in the Lok Sabha ...   | Read..

Modi holds talks with Sharif

Updated: 27 May 2014, Tuesday, 14:55 hrs (IST)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held talks with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif....   | Read..

MINIMAL: Ministry size and fresh ideas (so far)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has kept his government small but the stated emphasis on minimalism appears to have rubbed off on ideas, too....   | Read..

PM’s choice shocks riot-hit town

Several residents of Muzaffarnagar expressed shock after learning that Sanjeev Baliyan, the local MP who is accused of a role in last year’s riots, has become a ministe...   | Read..

Jharkhand’s smiling MP in M-Team

A few months older than Rahul Gandhi, Sudarshan Bhagat (44), BJP MP from Lohardaga, is Jharkhand’s only leader to make it to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ca...   | Read..
Narendra Modi approaches the microphones on the forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhavan on Monday to take oath as the 15th Prime Minister of India. (PTI picture)
MINIMAL: Ministry size and fresh ideas (so far)
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Payeng film gets Cannes award
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Familiar rain scenes back
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