The Telegraph
Friday , July 31 , 2015
Calcutta Weather
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2 of 4 Indians abducted in Libya freed (but nurses flocking back to Yemen)

Jul 31, 2015
Two of the four Indian teachers abducted in Libya allegedly by the Islamic State (IS) terror group while returning to India from Tripoli on July 29 were released on Friday.   | Read..

Rajnath: Congress weakened fight against terror by coining term Hindu terrorism

Jul 31, 2015
The Government today on Friday hit out at the Congress for having coining the term Hindu terrorism when it was in power, and said this had weakened the fight against...   | Read..

Congress forces adjournment of Rajya Sabha

Jul 31, 2015
The Congress on Friday forced adjournments of the Rajya Sabha by repeatedly pressing for the resignation of two ministers for helping former cricket baron Lalit Modi and...   | Read..

...And things are no better in Lok Sabha

Jul 31, 2015
The Lok Sabha on Friday was wracked by noisy protests by Opposition members over the Lalit Modi controversy and other issues, and Speaker Sumitra Mahajan finally buckled in...   | Read..

Former Jharkhand CM Madhu Koda, eight others put on trial in coal scam

Jul 31, 2015
Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda, former coal secretary H.C. Gupta and seven others were on Friday put on trial by a special court here in connection with a case...   | Read..

'Businesslike' hanging, two hours to spare

Jul 31, 2015
The end came swiftly for Yakub Abdul Razzak Memon on the morning of his 53rd birthday, apparently without any fuss or drama and in contrast with the tumult that preceded...   | Read..

Harsh, says ex-foreign secretary

Jul 31, 2015
The diplomat who coordinated the return of Yakub Memon's family from the United Arab Emirates in 1994 has dubbed the hanging of the Bombay blasts convict as "harsh".   | Read..
Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tribute to APJ Abdul Kalam at the former President’s funeral in Rameswaram   | Read..
Quote of the day

This is not delivery of justice.... Justice must be equal for all
Sitaram Yechury

Nation RSS
After hanging, call for equal justice
Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh today raised concerns about the handling of the "cas...   | Read.. 
Calcutta RSS
Glass-floor gap kills jawan at airport
A jawan scanning Calcutta airport for explosives ahead of chief minister Mamata Banerjee's return fr...   | Read.. 
Bengal RSS
Judge to lawyers: Explain disruption
Justice Girish Gupta issued a "judicial order" today asking Calcutta High Court Bar Associ...   | Read.. 
Bihar RSS
Promotion quota order jolt to govt
A division bench of Patna High Court on Thursday upheld the decision of a single bench, which had qu...   | Read.. 
North Bengal RSS
Ready to become India
The people of Mashaldanga built the road themselves with mud and covered it with bamboo cane. A big ...   | Read.. 
Opinion RSS
Unlikely allies
the death of the former president, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, in Shillong and the legal-cum-political cont...   | Read.. 
Sports RSS
Diego to fight 'Fifa mafia'
Argentine football great Diego Maradona said on Wednesday that he wants to fight the "mafia&quo...   | Read.. 
International RSS
'MH370 debris' found
Malaysia is "almost certain" that plane debris found on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean...   | Read.. 
Business RSS
BNP set to acquire Sharekhan
BNP Paribas, France's biggest bank, will buy Indian brokerage Sharekhan for an estimated Rs 2,200 cr...   | Read.. 
Jharkhand RSS
Campus fail, campus pass
Classes at Central University of Jharkhand (CUJ) were adjourned sine die on Thursday with an order t...   | Read.. 
Northeast RSS
PHC staff in birth certificate scam
The discovery of a primary health centre employee in Sonitpur district allegedly making and selling ...   | Read.. 
Odisha RSS
Net gain at airport, city to follow
Fliers at Biju Patnaik International Airport can now access the Internet as they wait to take their ...   | Read..