The Telegraph
Thursday , July 24 , 2014

Insurance drive banks on Cong

Finance minister Arun Jaitley has decided to go ahead with raising the foreign direct investment ceiling in insurance from 26 to 49 per cent and is expected to get the Union cabinet’s formal endorsement when it meets tomorrow. ...   | Read..

August date for thaw in Indo-Pak chill

The foreign secretaries of India and Pakistan will meet on August 25 in Islamabad, ending a two-year chill, for the first substantive diplomatic engagement between the ne...   | Read..

Give victims a say in remission: Govt

The Centre today told a five-judge constitution bench that convicts involved in heinous crimes such as murder or terrorist activities should not automatically be granted ...   | Read..

DD penny-wise, an event of national importance

The Commonwealth Games (CWG) that kicked off in Glasgow will be shown on DD News instead of the usual DD Sports because of a revenue-driven tussle with a private channel ...   | Read..

Donation challenge

The Congress today moved the Supreme Court challenging a Delhi High Court ruling holding it and the BJP guilty of accepting donations illegally from foreign sources....   | Read..
PM or God?A comment by Sushma Swaraj that the Lok Sabha had a “darshan” of Narendra Modi on Wednesday drew a riposte from the Congress’s leader ...  | Read
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‘Hindustan-Pakistan’ red face for BJP

A BJP Lok Sabha member today added insult to the injury caused by a Shiv Sena counterpart...   | Read..

Cong looks to Sonia to alter Rahul’s style

The resentment against Rahul Gandhi’s style of functioning is growing and many senior Con...   | Read..

Seal on Amit crown in August

The national council of the BJP is scheduled to meet on August 9 to complete the formality of ratifying Amit Shah’...   | Read..

Hush-up cuffs on school head

The chairman of the school where a six-year-old girl was raped allegedly by a skating instructor, the main accused in th...   | Read..

Navy in drill diplomacy

A week after war games with ships from Russia’s Pacific Fleet, three Indian warships will hold a week-long drill w...   | Read..

India keeps out of Russia blame game

India today said it was unwilling to join a global blame game over the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane in eastern U...   | Read..

Stress on controlling TB than HIV

A new study revealing a poor decline in the incidence of tuberculosis (TB) over the past decade suggests that India shou...   | Read..

Pak students tilt to IT in Saarc university

As the Saarc-established South Asian University (SAU) gets set to start its fifth academic session this month, admission...   | Read..