The Telegraph
Wednesday , April 12 , 2017

Jadhav sentence unites rivals in House

The government today warned of "consequences" and promised to go "out of the way" to ensure justice after the death sentence handed to alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav...   | Read..

Few tears for father of 3 killed by stones

Minibus driver Ali Mohammad Dagga was working hard to save money for the marriage of his two daughters. That was before stones cut him short.   | Read..

Savarkar-only show on jail sparks protest

A light-and-sound show on Port Blair’s notorious Cellular Jail that portrays Vinayak Damodar Savarkar as an icon has kicked off a row, with Left leaders alleging that...   | Read..

Govt prod to hotels on portions

High-end restaurants and hotels should spell out the portion sizes of their dishes to help diners order right and prevent wastage of food, Union food minister Ram Vilas...   | Read..

Murder fuels RTI fears

Freddie Mercury's song "Another one bites the dust" could soon become the RTI anthem for India, transparency advocates lamented today, as they lost their 65th...   | Read..

Law board cleric stirs talaq pot

Maulana Kalbe Sadiq, vice-president of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board, has declared the board would end the practice of triple talaq within 18 months, stirring a...   | Read..

Backward panel bill

A bill to amend the Constitution to set up the National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) was referred to a Rajya Sabha select committee today.   | Read..

Malayalam compulsory in Kerala schools

The Kerala government today promulgated an ordinance making Malayalam a compulsory subject in all schools in the state up to Class X.   | Read..

Higher tobacco taxes can 'avert 35m early deaths'

Higher excise taxes on cigarettes and beedis that reduce smoking by one-third could avert an estimated 35 million to 45 million premature deaths across South Asia in the...   | Read..

Muscular policy not answer for Valley: PC

Senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram today said the Narendra Modi government had taken a perilous path that wouldn't bring any kind of peace in Kashmir, arguing that the...   | Read..

Panel can summon PM too: PAC chief

Outgoing public accounts committee chairperson K.V. Thomas today defended his stand that the parliamentary panel could summon anyone from the council of ministers,...   | Read..

In Israel trip, push beyond defence

For years, defence ties were the only visible pillar of India's relationship with Israel. Now, the two countries want to ensure the first ever visit by an Indian Prime...   | Read..

PC questions DeMo defenders' wisdom

Former finance minister P. Chidambaram today cited official figures to question the understanding of those who claim the demonetisation did not hurt India's economy.   | Read..

House to scan UGC research seat rules

New UGC norms that have led to seat cuts in research courses and sparked student protests will face Rajya Sabha scrutiny.   | Read..

Govt defends note deadline advance

The Centre today justified in the Supreme Court its decision to curtail the original March 31, 2017, deadline for depositing demonetised notes to December 30, 2016, saying...   | Read..

Vijayan sees plot in fasting mother row

Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan today alleged a conspiracy to defame his government over the police's purported "highhandedness" against a grieving mother...   | Read..

Soldier sting scribe in SC

Poonam Agarwal, the journalist who filmed gunner Roy Mathew in a sting criticising senior army officers for getting jawans to do menial work before his purported suicide,...   | Read..

Maya holds EVM protests

The Bahujan Samaj Party today organised protests across Uttar Pradesh against "manipulation of EVMs" and "murder of democracy".   | Read..
Salman Khan, speaking at the launch of actress Asha Parekh's biography The Hit Girl in Mumbai on Monday, said he did not have the courage to write...   | Read..
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