The Telegraph
Wednesday , August 6 , 2014

MLAs not paid to sit idle: Court

A Constitution bench of the Supreme Court today gave the Centre five weeks to decide on the fate of the Delhi Assembly, saying legislators cannot idle at home at taxpayers’ expense....   | Read..

Wake-up call from Goa: teen tippling up three times

Health experts have detected a dramatic threefold increase in alcohol consumption by adolescent men across a single generation in Goa that they have linked to India’s f...   | Read..

Temple trip vs Id query to PM

The Trinamul Congress today asked in Parliament why Narendra Modi had not shown the same fervour on Id that he had done at Pashupatinath temple, with the Congress secondi...   | Read..

Foreigners flock to Seven Sisters

They have been coming, thousands and thousands of them from across the seas, drawn by the mystique of the Seven Sisters....   | Read..

UPSC tweak fails to end row

The government’s suggestion to tweak the format for drawing up the UPSC prelims merit list led to chaos in Parliament today as Opposition parties stuck to their dem...   | Read..
Actress Rani Mukherji at a promotional in Mumbai on Tuesday. (PTI)
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SC scan on abortion limit

The Supreme Court has agreed to examine the constitutional validity of the law that bans aborti...   | Read..

Veda spearhead for UGC rejig

The Centre has set up a committee on restructuring the UGC under a controversial former chairpe...   | Read..

UP sugar mills warn of closure

Uttar Pradesh’s private sugar mills today threatened a shutdown if the state does not stop raising cane prices “...   | Read..

Steel boss slips away, lens on CBI officers

CBI director Ranjit Sinha has ordered an internal inquiry against four of his own officers for failing to arrest Bhushan...   | Read..

Cong in bill-block mode

The Congress today appeared firm about sticking to its demand to send the insurance bill to a select committee, eyeing i...   | Read..

Govt names deputy NSA

The government has named a new deputy national security adviser and appointed a special secretary in the home ministry w...   | Read..

Delhi gears to join China-Russia club

India is preparing to join the influential Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) strategic grouping, currently led by ...   | Read..

Smiles on stage stir buzz of return

Amar Singh shared stage with Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav today for the first time after being expelled fou...   | Read..