George Fernandes
India  /  Published 31.07.20

Jail for Jaya Jaitly in Tehelka case

A Delhi court on Thursday handed a four-year jail term to former Samata Party president Jaya Jaitly and two others for corruption in a purported defence deal two decades ago, a lawyer said. Special C...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.07.20

Tehelka: Jaya Jaitly found guilty

Former Samata Party president Jaya Jaitly and two others have been convicted in a two-decade-old defence corruption case, stemming from a sting operation by the Tehelka news portal. Special judge Vir...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 07.02.19

Food that is delicious — and endangered

Sir — It is worrying that endangered shark species such as hammerhead and spiny dogfish are being sold surreptitiously in Britain. Names like rock salmon or huss are being used while labelling dishe...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 29.01.19

George Fernandes, Kargil-time defence minister, is no more

Veteran socialist George Fernandes, who was the defence minister in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government, passed away on Tuesday following prolonged illness, his long-time associate Jaya Jaitly said. H...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.01.20

Friendly-fire medal list

The Centre has awarded gallantry medals posthumously to two pilots and “mention-in-despatches” to four other Indian Air Force Personnel who were killed in friendly fire on February 27 last year.Th...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 02.02.19

The undiminished joy of book fairs

Sir — There is a popular Bengali adage that claims that for Bengalis there are baro mashey, tero parbon (thirteen festivals in twelve months). In fact, there is a fourteenth festival that should be ...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 03.02.19

In election season, mourning not a private affair

Elections are near, and trust the hard-boiled politician to drop his presence on to any available publicity plate. The Union minister for civil supplies and consumer affairs, Ram Vilas Paswan, we are ...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 29.01.19

The fractured face of George Fernandes

As minister for Jammu and Kashmir affairs briefly in the V.P. Singh government, George Fernandes flew to Srinagar and vanished. The Valley was smouldering in the grip of a violent insurgency at the ti...
By Sankarshan Thakur in


Download our latest App

to get update on the go...


Copyright © 2020 The Telegraph. All rights reserved.