The Telegraph
Friday , April 29 , 2016

'If-I-had-my-way' minister sets tongues flying

Civil aviation minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju told Parliament today that he would change Rule 5/20, which restricts new Indian carriers from flying abroad, if he had his way, a comment that amused...   | Read..

'New gift' in clash of continents

New Delhi, April 28: BJP Rajya Sabha member Subramanian Swamy today alleged that Congress leaders were ignorant about the Indian Constitution but conversant with that of a...   | Read..

Parrikar vows bribe hunt

Manohar Parrikar's defence ministry today said it "will leave no stone unturned" to book the corrupt in the deal to procure VVIP helicopters from AgustaWestland.   | Read..

Shah swipe at Congress chief

BJP chief Amit Shah today said the "least Soniaji can do is to have faith in the ruling delivered by an Italian court", in a taunt aimed at the Congress president.   | Read..

Modi to tap Nitish for Lumbini trip

Narendra Modi wants Nitish Kumar to travel with him to Lumbini for the Buddha Purnima celebrations in May, BJP sources have told The Telegraph.   | Read..

Common medical entrance test in two phases

The Supreme Court today directed the government to conduct a countrywide common entrance test for undergraduate medical courses for the 2016-17 academic year in two phases...   | Read..

Limit on language options

Students appearing for the common medical entrance test scheduled to start this Sunday would have to crack questions set in English and Hindi unlike the exam's 2013 edition...   | Read..

House odd-even impact

Parliament is both equipped and empowered to deal with additional demand arising out of the odd-even scheme, officials have suggested, none too pleased with an impression...   | Read..

Delhi shuts out Chinese dissidents, admits nudge

India has barred two dissident Chinese activists from visiting the country for a meeting with the Dalai Lama, days after revoking the visa of an Uyghur leader travelling...   | Read..

Kashmir's kid with a kick

In a quiet corner of north Kashmir's Bandipore town, kicks and punches are flying. Tajamul Islam is pulling crowds and drawing boisterous applause as she knocks down...   | Read..

JNU report sent to cops

JNU has sent its probe report on the February 9 event commemorating Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru's execution to Delhi police's anti-terror wing that is...   | Read..

JEE score cloud on Kota death

A 17-year-old IIT aspirant who was studying at a coaching institute here has committed suicide, allegedly disappointed over her scores in the JEE-Main exam.   | Read..

Home-grown tracker network

India's space agency today put into orbit a seventh satellite that completes the constellation of a home-grown positioning and navigational system aimed at reducing the...   | Read..

Job lost, girl 'lured & raped' by borrower

A young woman who recently lost her job as a call centre executive here has alleged gang rape by two men, one of whom she knew, police said today.   | Read..
Former cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu with his wife outside Parliament after he took oath as a member of the Rajya Sabha on Thursday. Picture by Prem...   | Read..
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