The Telegraph
Saturday , April 18 , 2015

Cong threat to tail PM on foreign trips

The Congress today declared its intention of sending a representative to every country that Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits to counter his "lies".   | Read..

Yechury airs nuanced stand on Bengal pact

Sitaram Yechury today appeared to keep the door ajar for a possible Congress alliance, taking a position counter to that of CPM general secretary Prakash Karat whom he is...   | Read..

Gender equality on CPM table

The CPM party congress today passed resolutions to uphold "Net neutrality" and demand strict intervention to ensure "gender equality", in an attempt to...   | Read..

Hindi, check.Youth, check.

Sitaram Yechury today held up the Marxists' system of succession to take digs at political adversaries, while urging the media to stop speculating who the CPM's next...   | Read..

Rival MPs ask Pranab to rein in Smriti

Four Opposition MPs have accused the Smriti Irani-headed HRD ministry of undermining higher education institutions' autonomy and sought President Pranab Mukherjee's...   | Read..

Drug-sale raid on Web shop

Maharashtra's drugs regulator has raided the premises of online retailer Snapdeal for allegedly selling medicines, including prescription drugs.   | Read..

Activists nudge PM against juvenile bill

Child rights activists have spotted a window of opportunity in the apparent differences among Union ministers over the draft juvenile justice bill that seeks to treat...   | Read..

Killer crane pops up in Salman trial

Salman Khan's lawyer today told a trial court that the victims of the 2002 hit-and-run case sustained injuries not during the accident but when the wrecked car fell on them...   | Read..

Cops freeze framed cleric book

Gujarat police have at the last minute blocked the release of a book by a Muslim cleric that accuses senior police officers of framing him in the Akshardham terror case and...   | Read..

Sathasivam case in SC

The Supreme Court today agreed to examine a petition challenging the Centre's reported plans to appoint Kerala governor and former Chief Justice of India P. Sathasivam as...   | Read..

Jaitley draws up tax vision

Finance minister Arun Jaitley said taxes were "necessary and problematic" and managing that trade-off called for "good economics and better politics".   | Read..

Suspension stay deals blow to Thampu

Delhi High Court today stayed the suspension of a St. Stephen's College student on grounds of indiscipline and ordered the institution that an award the student was...   | Read..

Plastic waste to fuel trains

Indian Railways is mulling a plan to turn waste plastic bags, bottles and cups into diesel through a waste-to-wealth technology developed by a government research...   | Read..

SC extends Jaya bail

The Supreme Court today extended till May 12 Jayalalithaa's bail and that of three others to facilitate disposal of their appeals in Karnataka High Court against their...   | Read..

Xi trip to Pak bothers Delhi

A planned visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to Islamabad next week has sparked concerns within India's diplomatic establishment weeks before Prime Minister Narendra...   | Read..

In cuffs, Masarat emerges winner

Separatist leader Masarat Alam's aazaadi (freedom) lasted just 40 days but that seems to have been long enough to help him emerge as the foremost contender to succeed...   | Read..

Mob sets train on fire

Smoke billows out of a coach of the Puri-Barbil Express at Delang station on Friday after it was set on fire by a mob enraged by the death of a passenger.   | Read..
Amitabh Bachchan, in a veshti, with daughter-in-law Aishwarya at the inauguration of a jewellery store in Chennai on Friday. (AFP)    | Read..
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