The Telegraph
Friday , August 15 , 2014

Independence Day’s tryst with Modi

Live-streaming in high-definition by YouTube, a text-message blitz, capsules on past and present Prime Ministers, a diktat to the babus to show up or else…....   | Read..

Cong seeks confession from Modi

The Congress wants Narendra Modi to make an admission during his Independence Day speech tomorrow: that he should not have made “irresponsible statements” on ...   | Read..

CBI hits translation hurdle in Ishrat case

The Union home ministry has sought English translations of documents in Gujarati in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case — a process that may delay a decision on pr...   | Read..

Govt wakes up to RS ‘reality’

The Narendra Modi government today acknowledged the “reality” that it lacks a majority in the Rajya Sabha as the marathon budget-monsoon session ended today....   | Read..

Sangh shakha for MPs

Parliamentary affairs minister M. Venkaiah Naidu hosted a belated Raksha Bandhan get-together for BJP MPs today, formatted like an RSS shakha with a boud...   | Read..
Three flags bearing the colours of the Tricolour flutter in central Delhi on Thursday ahead of Independence Day
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Narendra Modi’s elevation as India’s Prime Minister this May had drawn a rare, unspoken ...   | Read..


Health activists may not always be at loggerheads with the government. A set of 72 words tucked in m...   | Read..


At 67, India is striving to hone the skills of its young population to turn the country into a global source of manpower....   | Read..


Street protests, nationwide consultations and meetings with policy-makers — advocacy for the rights of the disabled has...   | Read..

Maneka puts MPs through wringer

Women and child development minister Maneka Gandhi today told fellow MPs to put their money where their mouth is....   | Read..

Sonia cheers in-law

Sonia Gandhi thumped the desk in the Lok Sabha today when Maneka Gandhi evoked former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi for re...   | Read..

Daredevil ride

Stunning footage has shown a traffic constable on the bonnet of a car, clinging to a wiper blade and hitting the windscreen ...   | Read..

Lady judge protest

The former additional district judge who has alleged sexual harassment by a Madhya Pradesh High Court judge has complain...   | Read..

Tobacco ban plea in SC

The Supreme Court today asked the Centre and all states and Union territories to respond to a public interest petition s...   | Read..

Salute to fallen heroes

For Indhu Rebecca Varghese, “there lived a man who never feigned to be a hero”. ...   | Read..

Verdict after 39 years

Delhi High Court today upheld the conviction of two members of the group Ananda Marga for trying to assassinate then Chi...   | Read..

Bribe scan on censor board chief

The CEO of the Central Board of Film Certification has come under the CBI’s scanner for allegedly demanding a bribe of...   | Read..

Robots with herd IQ

Drawing on insect behaviour for inspiration, researchers led by an Indian-origin computer scientist at Harvard Universit...   | Read..