The Telegraph
Tuesday , June 17 , 2014

UP governor quits after a nudge, but other UPA appointees stay put

Updated: 17 June 2014, Tuesday, 16:35 hrs (IST)
Uttar Pradesh Governor B.L. Joshi resigned on Tuesday after a nudge from the Union government to some Governors appointed by the previous government to quit....   | Read..

India tracking crisis in Iraq as hardline militants continue push towards capital

Updated: 17 June 2014, Tuesday, 16:35 hrs (IST)
India’s ministry of external affairs (MEA) said it is monitoring the situation in Iraq on a regular basis, with reports of Indian citizens having been stranded after th...   | Read..

Cairn gets environmental nod to get more oil out of Rajasthan fields

Updated: 17 June 2014, Tuesday, 18:37 hrs (IST)
Cairn India, which accounts for 30 per cent of India’s crude oil production, has received environmental clearance for raising production from its prolific Rajasthan fie...   | Read..

Rajan banks on govt to check food prices (inflation), worries over Iraq (oil prices)

Updated: 17 June 2014, Tuesday, 16:35 hrs (IST)
The Reserve Bank of India said Tuesday it is closely watching the inflation situation and hoped that proper food management will help in easing of food prices. ...   | Read..

Supreme Court vacates stay on trial of Jaya in disproportionate-assets case

Updated: 17 June 2014, Tuesday, 16:05 hrs (IST)
The Supreme Court on Tuesday vacated the stay on trial proceedings against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa in a disproportionate assets case. ...   | Read..

If we prosper, so will you: PM

Those in the audience were elected and nominated representatives of a fledgling democracy but when Narendra Modi rose to address the joint session of the parliament in Bhutan ...   | Read..

Delight & disaster as rivals start hunt

Maracana is 64 years old this week. But, for its birthday, the temple of Brazilian football in Rio de Janeiro found itself suffering the indignity of an Argentinian takeover....   | Read..

UPA officers told to sit out

The new government is keeping away from ministers several officers who served in the staff of UPA ministers....   | Read..

Zinta and Wadia test truce waters

Preity Zinta and Ness Wadia are exploring the possibility of a settlement, a top lawyer has said....   | Read..

Gogoi meets Sonia in Delhi

Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi today met Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi in what appears to be the first of final round of meetings with AICC leaders to find an amicable resoluti...   | Read..

Minister in virus knots

Health minister Ramdhani Singh seemed confounded when reporters asked what steps his department was taking to control the suspected encephalitis menace that has claimed a...   | Read..

Unity call on lips, cracks within

Nitish Kumar’s call for unity with the RJD for the Rajya Sabha bypoll would hardly have an impact on the ballots....   | Read..

GNLA ‘vice-chairman’ arrested

The self-styled “vice-chairman” of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA), Rapiush Ch. Sangma, was arrested in the Karnataka capital today, in a joint operation...   | Read..

Odisha’s crores tied in legal knots

The cash-strapped state government finds itself in an ironical situation with Rs 51,000 crore worth of arrears tax revenue locked up in court cases....   | Read..

City bus falls into parent(less) trap

The ailing four-year-old Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) city bus service in Ranchi, Jamshedpur and Dhanbad is no one’s baby, as operating agen...   | Read..
Portugal’s defender Pepe (left) thrusts his head into the face of Germany striker Thomas Mueller ...  | Read
Quote of the day
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Alejandro Sabella
Argentina coach
Nation RSS
Clock goes tick-tock on seven governors
The Narendra Modi government is considering a proposal to replace seven governors, including Bengal...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
2.36pm Metro: suicide wagon
A man and a woman jumped to their death in front of the same Metro train seven stations apart on Mon...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Hooghly jute mill simmering since November over shift cuts and pay
Discontent was simmering among workers at Northbrook Jute Mill over the way the management had cut ...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Fliers keep fingers crossed
The cloud of confusion hovered over Patna airport on the second consecutive day on Monday because of...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Statehood stage
Bimal Gurung has urged Gorkha Janmukti Morcha supporters to mobilise at least 500 people from each ...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
The onset of fear
An Alternative History, in an out-of-court settlement with an obscure outfit called “Shiksha Bachao...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Thunder of the
Thomas Mueller's hat-trick inspired Germany to a 4-0 mauling of 10-man Portugal in their opening Wo...   | Read.. 
International RSS
US does not rule out joint Iran effort
The US said it could launch air strikes and act jointly with its arch-enemy Iran to support the Ira...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
Inflation adds to Iraq itch
Inflation jumped to a five-month high of 6.01 per cent in May as the government frets over the imp...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Planetarium plan under cloud
Stargazing will have to wait until the skies clear over Jharkhand.   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Manipur CM's house burgled
Burglars broke into the private residence of Manipur chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh at Athokpam i...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Take a cool dive into water world
The mercury is not ready to take a dip. The weather office says that the monsoon has delayed its   | Read..