The Telegraph
Saturday , August 23 , 2014

Boy critical, ragging slur on Scindia School

A Bihar minister’s son who studies at Gwalior’s prestigious Scindia School was on a ventilator in a Delhi hospital tonight, his family alleging harassment and a suspected throttling attempt by school seniors....   | Read..

Chennai celebrates 375 years

Chennai, the city that was once Madras, turned 375 today, marking the occasion with heritage walks, music shows, film screenings, campus carnivals, quiz contests and food...   | Read..

‘Small rape’ gaffe angers Dec 16 mom

Finance minister Arun Jaitley’s reference to “one small incident of rape” and its toll in dollars on Indian tourism evoked furious criticism from women ...   | Read..

A taste of competition in race for Singapore’s eye

If Mamata Banerjee has a purported 10,000-acre “land bank” to lure Singaporean business to Bengal, her Telangana counterpart today dangled an offer 30 times ...   | Read..

Toilet lesson from Rajasthan

In the space of a month, a remote Rajasthan village has taken a tiny step towards fulfilling the Prime Minister’s dream of a Swachh Bharat, free of open defecation ...   | Read..
Members of the Mahila Congress protest Jaitley’s remarks outside his residence in New Delhi on Friday. Picture by Ramakant Kushwaha
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Khurshid sees Kashmir ‘bungle’

The Congress feels the Modi government has badly bungled its first engagement with Pakistan bec...   | Read..

Kannada writer passes away

Acclaimed Kannada writer U.R. Ananthamurthy, who had said he would not want to live in India if...   | Read..

Boy whisked to shelter, cries torture

A 13-year-old schoolboy wrongly picked up as a vagrant is in hospital after alleged beatings by the man in charge of the...   | Read..

Fund stain on Big Two stays

The Supreme Court today refused to stay a five-month-old Delhi High Court verdict that held the Congress and the BJP pri...   | Read..

New rules to classify hotels

The tourism ministry has issued new guidelines for classifying 4-star and 5-star hotels in the non-heritage sector and class...   | Read..

Ebola training to start next month

The Union health ministry plans to train state health officers on ebola next month amid concerns that India needs to str...   | Read..

10th of family in politics

Mulayam Singh Yadav’s grand-nephew Tej Pratap Singh Yadav today filed his nomination for the bypoll to the Mainpur...   | Read..

SC blow to Ilyasi

The Supreme Court today paved the way for framing of murder charges against former TV serial producer Suhaib Ilyasi for ...   | Read..

Saradha scan on assets, foreign players

The Enforcement Directorate has drawn up a list of Saradha properties valued at around Rs 100 crore for attachment withi...   | Read..

Hint of inflated pay

The Enforcement Directorate is investigating whether some football clubs used their foreign recruits to channel Saradha ...   | Read..

BJP invokes people’s will on LoP post

The BJP today said “the people of India had chosen not to elect any leader of the Opposition” and “nob...   | Read..