India  /  Published 04.11.18

Ex-CEC asks voters to be alert about names missing

Former chief election commissioner S.Y. Quraishi on Sunday said disappearance of names from voter lists might be “deliberate” or not and asked citizens to check electoral rolls ahead of polling da...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 13.05.20

Scores stranded at New Delhi railway station

Scores of people, who arrived in the national capital on the first batch of trains since the partial resumption of railway services amid a lockdown, were on Wednesday left stranded on the roads outsid...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.05.20

Child mortality reality check

India is unlikely to achieve its target of reducing under-five child mortality to below 23 per 1,000 live births by the year 2025, health researchers said on Tuesday after the first district-level stu...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.11.18

Scan on silver leaf of sweets

The Centre’s food safety authority on Wednesday asked the states to ensure that the food-grade silver leaf used on sweets is not made using material of animal origin, in line with the authority’s ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 18.09.19

India is a node in the illegal pangolin trade

Sir — It is bad enough that pangolins are the world’s most widely trafficked animals. It is even more distressing that West Bengal seems to be emerging as an important smuggling route. The state a...
By The Telegraph


India  /  Published 31.10.18

They deserve to be hanged: Hashimpura survivor

Mohammad Dil Bukhar, 52, a survivor of the May 1987 Hashimpura massacre, isn’t entirely happy. He had expected the killers to be ordered hanged.On Wednesday, Delhi High Court sentenced 16 retired Pr...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 13.09.19

The odds before Kejriwal's odd-even plan

in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.09.19

Shah Faesal withdraws plea on detention

Delhi High Court on Thursday allowed bureaucrat turned politician Shah Faesal to withdraw his plea challenging his detention from IGI Airport here following the government’s move to scrap Jammu and ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.09.19

Elgar case: Pune cops search DU professor's house

Pune police on Tuesday conducted searches at the residence of Delhi University professor Hany Babu in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, in connection with the 2017 Elgar Parishad case being probed by them for all...
By PTI in Pune

India  /  Published 09.09.19

Disquiet over UGC curricula prod

The University Grants Commission has advised universities to adopt a string of curricula it has designed for undergraduate subjects with added emphasis on enhancing vocational skills, attracting charg...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


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