The Telegraph
Monday, February 19, 2018
 

India

In tower of babble, a sagely silence

First published on 19-Feb-2018
He heads the ministry that oversees the financial ecosystem in the country....   | Read..
 

Multi-talented jugglers

First published on 19-Feb-2018
Feb. 8-18...   | Read..
 

Chappal edges out Choksi

First published on 19-Feb-2018
Prime Minister Narendra Modi did speak about flights on Sunday but not the ones Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi took last month to leave the country....   | Read..
 

Forest funds not for zoos and cars

First published on 19-Feb-2018
The Centre has notified draft rules for how states may spend their share of an accumulated Rs 50,000 crore of "compensatory afforestation" funds exclusively earmarked for growth and regen......   | Read..
 

Princely price of Lahore hug

First published on 19-Feb-2018
Those claiming that no one gained from the Lahore hug that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is so keen to forget these days are wrong. Pakistan appears to have earned a princely sum of Rs 1.49 lakh fro......   | Read..
 

NiMo-stung NaMo turns to allies

First published on 19-Feb-2018
Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated the BJP's sprawling new headquarters, which Amit Shah tom-tommed as the world's biggest party office, but did not utter a word on the NiMo scandal, choosing inst......   | Read..
 

IIT student fights for stray dog on campus

First published on 19-Feb-2018
A student of the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, has filed a police complaint against some security guards for mistreating a stray well past its prime and not allowing the dog to stay on th......   | Read..
 

'Joke of century' sucks in CVC boss

First published on 19-Feb-2018
A collateral victim of the avalanche of online exchanges on the NiMo scandal has been K.V. Chowdary, the central vigilance commissioner (CVC)....   | Read..
 

Rotomac boss 'leaves'

First published on 19-Feb-2018
Vikram Kothari, the promoter of Rotomac Pens accused of swindling five public sector banks out of over Rs 800 crore, has allegedly gone abroad, sources said....   | Read..
 

Answer to exam stress: analytical questions

First published on 19-Feb-2018
Education commissions of the past had agreed on designing question papers to evaluate the analytical skills of children, not their ability to memorise....   | Read..
 

Cross-border plea for India-Pak talks

First published on 19-Feb-2018
Civil society groups from the two Kashmirs have joined hands to press India and Pakistan to respect the ceasefire on their borders and restart talks in an initiative that seems to have gathered mom......   | Read..
 

Assault axe on Congress MLA's son

First published on 19-Feb-2018
A Congress MLA's son and youth leader has been accused of brutally assaulting a man with a fractured leg in an upscale Bangalore restaurant and then threatening him in hospital against reporting th......   | Read..
 

Quiet trip to Bhutan on security

First published on 19-Feb-2018
Army chief Bipin Rawat, foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale and national security adviser Ajit Doval quietly travelled to Bhutan earlier this month for talks on key strategic issues, including Doklam a......   | Read..
 

Rs 2 lakh to tribal 15 who missed NEET

First published on 19-Feb-2018
The National Human Rights Commission has awarded Rs 2 lakh each to 15 tribal students from Tripura, besides ordering free coaching for the 2018 National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET), which ......   | Read..
 

A Trump in White House, a Trump on sales trip to India

First published on 19-Feb-2018
When the Trump family jet lands in India this week, the family member taking a tour of the world's largest democracy - with a Secret Service detail in tow - won't be the President on a diplomatic m......   | Read..
 

Kamal meets Rajini

First published on 19-Feb-2018
Actor Kamal Haasan met superstar Rajinikanth on Sunday, and said he was calling on those "whom I like" before the formal launch of his party on February 21....   | Read..
 

Heart cells, from aborted foetus

First published on 19-Feb-2018
Indian medical researchers who have extracted primitive stem cells from the hearts of aborted human foetuses say they have identified a potential new source of cells to repair cardiac tissue damage......   | Read..
 

EMS son-in-law faces fire for mud on widow

First published on 19-Feb-2018
The son-in-law of communist icon E.M.S. Namboodiripad has sparked a controversy with a misogynistic comment on the widow of T.P. Chandrasekharan, a breakaway CPM leader who was killed by party cadr......   | Read..
 

RSS no-petal lesson

First published on 19-Feb-2018
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Sunday told Sangh cadres not to harbour "the desire of securing election tickets"....   | Read..
 

Rahul's plea to Modi Sir

First published on 18-Feb-2018
Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday bluntly asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to tell the nation how Rs 22,000 crore of public money was looted from banks instead of tutoring children how ......   | Read..