The Telegraph
Thursday , August 7 , 2014

Tata has delusions, says Bengal’s finance minister Mitra

Updated: 07 August 2014, Thursday, 16:10 hrs (IST)
West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra countered Ratan Tata's remarks on lack of industrialisation in the state saying that Tata may be suffering from delusion and that was why he made such comments....   | Read..

Govt says no politics behind removal of Kamla Beniwal as Mizoram governor

Updated: 07 August 2014, Thursday, 13:40 hrs (IST)
The government on Thursday said the decision to remove Mizoram Governor Kamla Beniwal was prompted by ”serious allegations” against her, and insisted there was no politics behind it....   | Read..

Govt: Civil Services prelims to be held as scheduled, on Aug 24

Updated: 07 August 2014, Thursday, 14:30 hrs (IST)
The civil services examination will be held as scheduled on August 24, the government declared on Thursday in Parliament, while saying that consultations will be held wit...   | Read..

National Herald case: Court to hear matter against Sonia, Rahul on Aug 28

Updated: 07 August 2014, Thursday, 14:50 hrs (IST)
A Delhi court, which had issued summons against Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and others, on Thursday deferred till August 28 hearing in the case filed by...   | Read..

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If chief minister Mamata Banerjee is scouting for a brand ambassador for Bengal tourism before she takes the flight to Singapore in less than a fortnight, the best candidate ...   | Read..

Bill to untie dhoti ban comes with a knot

Jayalalithaa rarely misses a chance to try and ruffle the feathers of P. Chidambaram. But she has now done something that should iron out the last wrinkle on the starched ...   | Read..

Meddle virus spreads to IISc

The Centre today told Parliament that the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, has been asked to discontinue its four-year undergraduate BS programme but the institute...   | Read..

Sarma delivers peace sermon on BTAD

Congress Legislature Party dissidents in the role of “constructive opposition” needled the government for the third straight day in the Assembly today with fo...   | Read..

3-month HC deadline to frame tourism policy

Jharkhand High Court today set a three-month deadline for the state government to frame a comprehensive tourism policy, including rules for offering boat rides across the...   | Read..
Ratan Tata in Calcutta on Wednesday.
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Nation RSS
'Dictatorial streak' vs 'palace coup'
Against the backdrop of the insurance bill getting stuck in the web of political opportunism, the B...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Myopia of more built-up space
Bengal's new urban policy unlocks restrictions on built-up space to the extent that town planners fe...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Syndicates linked to TMC disrupt power project
The state government's hands-off land policy delayed the project by nearly three years. Now, Trinam...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Ho kabaddi! Go kabaddi!
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North Bengal RSS
CM estate takeover prod to Centre
The chief minister has asked the Union minister of state for commerce and industries to invoke provi...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
On the brink of change
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Sports RSS
No appeal by world body,
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International RSS
Putin orders food import curbs
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Business RSS
Cabinet clears FDI in rail, defence
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Jharkhand RSS
Capital homes under double tax scanner
Ranchi residents who own a home but do not pay holding tax be prepared to face the music.   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
Shock at outsourcing and row over row
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Odisha RSS
Raze relief for busy stretch
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