The Telegraph
Tuesday , June 20 , 2017

A substitute for planning

As chief minister, Narendra Modi had to spend a few days every year in meetings with the Planning Commission. It was a begging trip; the Planning Commission decided the allocation of plan funds to states. He had to accept whatever he was given. Gu......   | Read..
Letters to the Editor

Important win

• Sir - Rafael Nadal must be congratulated for winning his 10th French Open... | Read»

Star power

• Sir - I have not seen Salim Durrani play, but I have heard that he used t... | Read»

Ugly sight

• Sir - I recently went to the famous Kali temple at Tarapith. Although the... | Read»

Parting shot

• Sir - According to the rules of the railway authorities, anyone who wishe... | Read»

New faces

• Sir - Now that the results of the elections to the Patna Municipal Corpor... | Read»

Safety last

• Sir - A betel shop owner was shot dead recently. This murder took place a... | Read»

Water woes

• Sir - The Biju Janata Dal had called a hartal in four districts in Odisha... | Read»


Cleaning Up

There can be nothing objectionable about a clean India. People are paying the Swachh Bharat cess without demur, no doubt happy that their money is being poured into one of ......   | Read..

One step back

Even Donald Trump has an inner voice. While introducing a new policy on Cuba that has the potential to inject a substantial degree of unease between the United States of Am......   | Read..

Danger at every corner

Unforeseen horrors dominate our times. The raging Grenfell Tower fire in London that ruined lives and destroyed homes came close on the heels of the terror attack on London......   | Read..

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