The Telegraph
Sunday , August 13 , 2017

NDA seat reward for Nitish

Nitish Kumar is likely to be offered the post of co-convener of the National Democratic Alliance after the Janata Dal (United) formally joins the ruling coalition at the Centre, sources said.   | Read..

JDU readies Sharad stick

The Janata Dal United today moved to remove its founder-member Sharad Yadav as the party's leader in the Rajya Sabha in the wake of his open hob-nobbing with Lalu Prasad's...   | Read..

Alarm on poor cess spending on labour

A parliamentary panel on labour has expressed concern over inadequate coverage and poor spending of cess, a levy started under a two-decade-old law to fund welfare measures...   | Read..

Takeover hint at Rajya Sabha TV

Shashi Shekhar Vempati, the chief executive officer of Prasar Bharati, was today given additional charge of Rajya Sabha TV, triggering speculation that the move could be...   | Read..

How Pahlaj Scissorhands went snip-snip

Pahlaj Nihalani was yesterday removed as film censor board chairman by the Centre. Adman and lyricist Prasoon Joshi has been given charge of the board. The Telegraph zooms...   | Read..

Ranchi conversion law sparks outrage

Jharkhand today enacted a law restricting religious conversions, inviting charges of targeting Christians and prompting Church leaders to mull a legal challenge.   | Read..

Patkar headed for I-Day in jail

Activist Medha Patkar is set to spend Independence Day in jail.   | Read..

35A row opens J&K fissures

Jammu's Muslim-majority areas today joined protests against a purported attempt to scrap Article 35A, underscoring how the controversy over the constitutional provision...   | Read..

Rahul 'good work' pat for Sidda

Rahul Gandhi today exuded confidence that the Congress would retain power in party-ruled Karnataka because of the government's "good work".   | Read..

SC blow to truant airman

The Supreme Court has quashed the reinstatement of an air force corporal who had played truant for a year and a half, saying any leniency would send a wrong message and...   | Read..

'Torture' notice

The National Human Rights Commission has asked Telangana's police chief to probe allegations that some people belonging to backward communities in Nerela village in Rajanna...   | Read..
NDA seat reward for Nitish
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