The Telegraph
Thursday , August 7 , 2014

‘Dictatorial streak’ vs ‘palace coup’

Against the backdrop of the insurance bill getting stuck in the web of political opportunism, the BJP and the Congress today drifted into the war zone with their leaders firing away recklessly and ending up hitting each other where it hurts most....   | Read..

Brain behind Chacha dies

Pran Kumar Sharma, the creator of cartoon character Chacha Chaudhary, passed away today. He was 75. ...   | Read..

In grave crime, adult trial for minors

The Union cabinet today cleared the Juvenile Justice Bill, allowing children between 16 and 18 years to be tried as adults when accused of heinous crimes....   | Read..

Warning to Haj tour operators

The ministry of external affairs today cautioned that 36,000 Indian Haj pilgrims may not be able to make the trip this year unless private tour operators end an ongoing d...   | Read..

Delhi wakes up to Ebola

India has asked its citizens to defer non-essential travel to four West African nations struck by outbreaks of the Ebola virus and has alerted its health surveillance sys...   | Read..
A tiger crosses a road inside Bandipur National Park in Karnataka on Wednesday. (PTI)
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Best wishes for prelims, but no more tweaks

The government today wished aspiring civil servants the best for the upcoming UPSC prelims but ...   | Read..

SC to check validity of wife-harass law

The Supreme Court has agreed to examine whether the controversial Section 498A of the Indian Pe...   | Read..

AIIMS eyes bone marrow donors

The All-India Institute of Medical Sciences here has announced plans for a nationwide campaign to expand its register of...   | Read..

Governor thorn plucked

Former Gujarat governor Kamla Beniwal, who had several run-ins with Narendra Modi as chief minister before being shifted...   | Read..

Sushma on Myanmar mission

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj will travel to Myanmar this Friday at a time India is sniffing rare economic and...   | Read..

Women in forces

The Centre has sanctioned recruitment of 10,000 women in paramilitary forces’ combat ranks to enhance their repres...   | Read..

Modi set for Siachen trip

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to meet soldiers at the Siachen glacier during a visit to Ladakh days before his ...   | Read..

Hiring: social media whiz-kids

The Centre is getting ready to hire a social media army to manage Net content, on the directive of the Narendra Modi PMO...   | Read..

Website names

The Centre has plans to launch from August 21 booking of website names in the Devnagari script, used for writing Hindi, Mara...   | Read..