The Telegraph
Wednesday, November 22, 2017


Hardik to back Congress, says demand for Patel quota accepted

Patidar leader Hardik Patel on Wednesday declared his support for the Congress in the Gujarat elections next month and said the opposition party had accepted its demand for reservation for the Patel community....   | Read..

Probe into why cops made woman remove burqa at Adityanath rally (black flag!)

The district administration here has ordered a magisterial probe into the incident of a woman being forced to take off her burqa in public at Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's rally, o......   | Read..

Why are PM, Irani and Bolly notables silent on Padmavati, Shatrughan asks

Shatrughan Sinha, the outspoken Bharatiya Janata Party lawmaker, on Wednesday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani as well as high pro......   | Read..

Hafiz Saeed freed from house arrest

JuD chief Hafiz Saeed will soon walk free after a Pakistani judicial body in Wednesday ordered his release from house arrest, in a setback to India's efforts to bring to justice the perpet......   | Read..

Voting underway in UP civic polls

Polling for the first phase of Uttar Pradesh civic elections is being held in 24 districts on Wednesday with Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath exercising his vote in Gorakhpur here....   | Read..

Supreme Court tells Jaypee directors not to sell personal property now

The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the directors and promoters of Jaiprakash Associates Ltd not to dispose off their personal properties, and asked the company, now being pursued by creditors a......   | Read..

BrahMos test-fired from Sukhoi for 1st time 

The BrahMos supersonic cruise missile was test fired on Wednesday for the first time from a Sukhoi-30MKI fighter jet of the Indian Air Force....   | Read..

After joke, real tolerance test

Kerala High Court has directed the Union information and broadcasting ministry to screen at the ongoing film festival in Goa a Malayalam movie that was dropped in spite of the jury choosing it....   | Read..

Glare back on hospital bills

A claim that a Fortis Healthcare hospital in Gurgaon had charged Rs 18 lakh from the parents of a seven-year-old girl who died after dengue complications has rekindled a debate on fees private hosp......   | Read..

India judge wins after 'Brexit'

India secured its place in the International Court of Justice after Britain withdrew its candidate ahead of a second run-off poll at the UN on Monday, ending a stand-off that again threw the spotli......   | Read..

Deep fine leg, mate!

It is hard enough for England to beat Australia in their own backyard without the added distraction of a bevy of scantily clad women at the side of the pitch....   | Read..

Hadiya dad for private hearing

The father of the woman at the centre of an alleged love-jihad controversy has moved the Supreme Court seeking an in-camera interaction, saying a family's misery should not be reduced to a "pu......   | Read..

Pardon for Valley stone throwers

The Centre has cleared Jammu and Kashmir interlocutor Dinesh Sharma's proposal to withdraw cases against 4,000 first-time offenders accused of stone pelting, as part of its "sympathetic and hu......   | Read..

'70 shell firms' in Sasikala search

More than 70 shell firms have allegedly been unearthed during the five-day searches conducted by the income tax department on offices, factories and houses linked to relatives and acquaintances of ......   | Read..

Remarriage rider off gallantry pension

The defence ministry has scrapped a rule that restricted the payment of monetary allowances to the widow of a gallantry awardee if she remarried someone other than the late husband's brother....   | Read..

Ryan conductor bail

A Gurgaon court on Tuesday granted bail to Ryan International School bus conductor Ashok Kumar, who had initially been accused of murdering Class II student Pradyuman Thakur on September 8....   | Read..

Cheating lens on Sharapova

Delhi police have booked five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova for cheating and criminal conspiracy for publicising and endorsing a residential housing project in Gurgaon that never took of......   | Read..

Back from West, 'to beg'

Two middle-aged women who speak English and claim to have worked in western countries are among those caught begging on Hyderabad streets recently....   | Read..

Centre orders probe into hospital billing

The Union health ministry on Tuesday asked the Haryana government to probe claims that a Fortis Healthcare hospital in Gurgaon had overcharged the family of a seven-year-old girl who died from deng......   | Read..

Godse bust removed

The Gwalior administration on Tuesday confiscated the bust of Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse from the Hindu Mahasabha's "office-cum-temple" in the city....   | Read..
Zimbabweans erupt in jubilation as President Robert Mugabe, wh...   | Read..