The Telegraph
Tuesday , July 15 , 2014

India among worst abusers of life-saving antibiotics

India’s retail sales growth of antibiotics called carbapenems intended primarily for use against the most deadly multi-drug resistant bacteria is among the highest in the world, a new study has shown, indicating widespread abuse of these life-saving drugs. ...   | Read..

Trinamul somersaults to Modi’s side

The Trinamul Congress today did a somersault and supported the government’s amendment bill that seeks to legitimise the appointment of Nripendra Mishra as principal...   | Read..

Cong veteran digs claws into Rahul

A former Rajya Sabha MP today claimed he has written to Sonia Gandhi requesting a candid introspection on the Congress’s election rout before going on to question h...   | Read..

Bengal test for heartland’s master strategist

Keshari Nath Tripathi’s birthplace Allahabad and political turf Uttar Pradesh have been unkind to him since 2004 — he never won any parliamentary or Assembly ...   | Read..

Naik picked for Lucknow

Former Uttar Pradesh Speaker Keshari Nath Tripathi was today appointed Bengal governor alongside four other BJP leaders, including ex-petroleum minister Ram Naik who is t...   | Read..
Messi after Germany won the 2014 World Cup final at the Maracana stadium on Sunday. (Reuters)
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BJP shines in split-Opp test

The BJP sees today’s Trinamul U-turn on the Trai and Andhra bills as a “coup”...   | Read..

BJP keeps up buzz on PMís No. 2

The BJP today sounded ambiguous on whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi had designated a second...   | Read..

Smriti nod to UPA textbooks

Human resource development minister Smriti Irani today defended the national curriculum framework adopted by the UPA gov...   | Read..

Nudge on juvenile rethink

The Supreme Court today asked the Centre to reconsider the issue of juvenile immunity, asking whether those accused of h...   | Read..

Lack of paper stalls showcase PIO scheme

Bureaucratic myopia has stalled India’s most popular initiative targeting its diaspora, leaving nearly 50,000 memb...   | Read..

Poser to govt on CBI pick

The Supreme Court today asked the Centre to explain how IPS officer Archana Ramasundram was allowed to join the CBI even...   | Read..

Warrants in Babri case

A special CBI court today issued non-bailable warrants against two sitting BJP MPs and four others who have been skippin...   | Read..

SC stays bus rape sentences

The Supreme Court today stayed the death sentence of two more convicts in the Delhi bus gang rape case, Vinay Sharma and...   | Read..