The Telegraph
Saturday , March 7 , 2015

Rush to pre-empt lynching backlash

The Centre today sought a report from the Nagaland government on yesterday's lynching of a rape accused in Dimapur amid fears of a backlash in the slain man's home state of Assam.   | Read..

Radio call to gang-rape lawyer to quit

A radio interview of one of the defence lawyers in the December 2012 gang-rape case has led to the private FM channel being flooded with messages asking him to quit the case.   | Read..

Aazaadi rally on Mufti turf

A major pro-aazaadi rally today hit the streets in South Kashmir's Anantnag town, triggering speculation that the Mufti Mohammad Sayeed led government might ease curbs on...   | Read..

Fast rise in sea level in 20 years, faster in Bengal

The sea level along India's coastline has risen by about 3.2mm per year over the past two decades, more than double the rate of rise during the 20th century but in sync...   | Read..

Pongala lesson in quick clean-up

Thiruvananthapuram, March 6: The world's largest gathering of women also offers the swiftest lesson in Swachh Bharat.   | Read..

Yogendra woos ranks, scares Arvind camp

A sidelined Yogendra Yadav seems to be courting the sympathy of Aam Aadmi Party volunteers, prompting fears in the Arvind Kejriwal camp that he might try to split the party...   | Read..

Modi calls off Maldives trip

India has cancelled a planned visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the Maldives next week amid political unrest on the Indian Ocean archipelago, signalling deepening...   | Read..

Shah date with Sangh

BJP president Amit Shah spent Holi closeted in meetings with the RSS's core group at the Sangh headquarters in Nagpur.   | Read..

BJP chief avoids attack on Jaya

Amit Shah came and spoke but avoided any direct fusillade against Jayalalithaa in a sign of growing warmth in BJP-AIADMK ties.   | Read..

Indian jailed for pestering teen on flight

 An Indian-origin man who pawed a schoolgirl on a New Delhi-Heathrow flight and told her he wanted to have sex with her has been jailed for four months and ordered to...   | Read..

Rape sentence cut after pact

The Supreme Court has reduced a rapist's sentence to the "period already undergone" citing special circumstances as the incident is 20 years old and the convict...   | Read..
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