The Telegraph
Thursday , July 3 , 2014

Mahabharat historian gets research reins

A retired history professor who has written articles arguing that stories from the Ramayan and the Mahabharat are truthful accounts of events that took place has been named chief of the ICHR, the government agency to promote historical research....   | Read..

Out-of-this-world lesson on Facebook for Jaitley…

With many Indians worrying about the threat of tough measures in the Narendra Modi government’s first budget next week, a Facebook post suggesting finance minister Arun...   | Read..

…as PM lets Twitter into govt

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has permitted Twitter unprecedented access to his administration in a drive to put social media at the heart of government, the US Internet compa...   | Read..

AIIMS politics stink in Sunanda report row

Sunanda Pushkar’s autopsy report, prepared by doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences five months ago, appears to have been dragged into academic pol...   | Read..

Amit Shah in Z-plus club

Narendra Modi’s closest aide Amit Shah has been accorded Z-plus security following a “very high” threat perception, official sources said today....   | Read..
Water, water, everywhere, but 20% less to drink ...  | Read
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Train link to Vaishno Devi

Vaishno Devi devotees have a reason to smile. The pilgrimage to the shrine, the second most vis...   | Read..

Study traces forefathers’ gift to Tibetans

An enigmatic group of extinct early humans believed to be related to the Neanderthals mi...   | Read..

Foreign trip glare on UGC chief

The human resource development ministry has written to University Grants Commission chairman Ved Prakash seeking details...   | Read..

Law degree clause for women’s panel

Being a politician or association with a party may no longer be enough to become the chairperson or a member of the Nati...   | Read..

Ministers to spend a day a month at party

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today stressed that building the BJP organisation continued to be “central” to ...   | Read..

Mixed signals on nurses

Humanitarian aid agency Amnesty International today claimed militants had captured 46 Indian nurses stranded in central ...   | Read..

Cong attacks govt for Gopal ‘revenge’

The Congress today accused the Modi government of “politics of revenge”, claiming its sole reason for blocki...   | Read..

Spy effect, but on McCain

India has formally protested to the US after reports yesterday suggested that America’s National Security Agency m...   | Read..

Preity speaks up, Ness lists witnesses

Preity Zinta today put out another Facebook post and Ness Wadia rustled up witnesses as lawyers from both sides worked o...   | Read..