The Telegraph
Monday , May 16 , 2016

Flood backwash on Jaya on poll-eve

Jayalalithaa's third term as Tamil Nadu chief minister can be split into two phases: before her conviction and after, when she remained largely unseen even when Chennai faced a flood crisis.   | Read..

Phoney border calls

An alert has been sounded along the Sino-Indian border after several local residents, including a village head, got phone calls believed to be from Pakistan or China about...   | Read..

Newborn deaths

Five newborns died in a government hospital in Ajmer within five hours, prompting their families to allege negligence.   | Read..

Friends new or old, Modi short of time

When President Pranab Mukherjee flew to Papua New Guinea and New Zealand in early May, the foreign office highlighted the rarity of the visits that made them landmark...   | Read..

Not Somalia, but still a low

The infant mortality rate among Kerala's tribal population may not be comparable to Somalia's but a Unicef-assisted study has found it to be six times higher than the...   | Read..

Big friendly giant with an India connect

Steven Spielberg's The BFG (Big Friendly Giant), which one journalist called "one of the greatest movies of the year", had its world premiere in Cannes yesterday.   | Read..

'Extortion' cuffs on babu

Home ministry undersecretary Anand Joshi was arrested by the CBI tonight, five days after he had disappeared, in connection with an alleged extortion racket being run from...   | Read..

Plan to up green fine on industry

The Union environment ministry plans to introduce a fresh set of civil penalties to enforce stringent norms it has imposed on diverse industrial sectors to reduce emission...   | Read..

Plan for nuclear-driven carrier with US help

India's navy has all but finalised plans for a nuclear-powered super-carrier, which is scheduled to be built in Kochi with US help.   | Read..
Narendra Modi's mother Hiraba, 92, spent two days with him last week when she arrived in Delhi for a medical check-up. This was her first visit...   | Read..
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