Letters

  • A photographer asked 12 convicts to handwrite sincere letters to their younger selves. The result is amazing 31-03-2014 11:14 AM

    Photographer Trent Bell asked 12 convicts in the Maine prison system to handwrite sincere letters to their younger selves. The series is called 'Reflect'. ...
  • An open letter to Rahul from Odisha: Only a miracle can save Congress 22-03-2014 12:13 PM

    Bhubaneshwar: A communication specialist from Bhubaneshwar, Sudhi Ranjan Mishra has sent this open letter to the Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi. In his letter he questions the selection of candidates for the Lok Sabha and Assembly seats in Odisha and cautions that the Congress may be pushed to third place...
  • Letter to my daughter: I want you to love yourself for who you are, to not hurt yourself to fit in and never apologise for being a girl 07-03-2014 02:52 PM

    My dearest Manya, To say that you have changed my world and my worldview would be an understatement. I wanted it to be perfect. I read pregnancy and parenting books. I argued with my doctor and my parents. I improvised and learned. I wanted you to be perfect. Too perfect,...
  • UN letter to Kim Jong Un warns on accountability 17-02-2014 09:57 PM

    Geneva: A UN panel warned North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Monday that he may be held accountable for orchestrating widespread crimes against civilians in the secretive Asian nation. It is unusual for a UN report to directly implicate a nation's leader. But in a letter accompanying a yearlong...
  • Kejriwal cannot table Jan Lokpal Bill, writes L-G to Delhi Speaker 14-02-2014 03:35 PM

    Lieutenant General Najeeb Jung on Friday wrote to Delhi AssembLY Speaker saying that Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal could not table the Jan Lokpal Bill in House on Friday as it was yet not approved by the Centre. ...
  • Read: Justice AK Ganguly resignation letter 07-01-2014 07:31 PM

    Kolkata: Retired Supreme Court judge AK Ganguly on Tuesday resigned as the chief of West Bengal Human Rights Commission. Justice Ganguly was accused of sexually harassing a law intern. Justice Ganguly said he is stepping down from the post to save his dignity. Here is the full text of the...
  • Full text: Devyani Khobragade's letter to her colleagues 19-12-2013 04:41 PM

    Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade has thanked her colleagues in the External Affairs Ministry for their support in the case pertaining to her arrest by the US authorities. Khobragade, India's deputy consul general in New York, was strip-searched, cavity-searched and swabbed for DNA after her arrest in New York last week...
  • A baby's letter to Santa: What a 10-month-old really, really wants for Christmas 13-12-2013 02:58 PM

    You will completely identify with this, especially if you are a new parent. The holiday season is on us and you must be rushing to finish shopping. The letters to Santa Claus are duly sealed. But have you stopped to ask your baby what she really wants for Christmas? A...
  • The Tehelka letters: Tarun Tejpal says it was a fleeting, totally consensual encounter 23-11-2013 03:33 PM

    As a special investigation team of Goa Police reached Delhi to question Tarun Tejpal who has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman colleague, conflicting reports emerged in the media of the nature of encounter between the Tehelka founder and the young woman. Tejpal issued an official statement on Friday...
  • Army gets final nod for raising corps along China border 19-11-2013 05:58 PM

    The government has given its final go ahead to the Army for raising a corps along the China border which will include the deployment of 50,000 additional troops there at a cost of around Rs 65,000 crore. The 17 Corps, the latest and the 14th such formation of the Army,...
  • Britney Spears writes heartfelt letter to fans 27-10-2013 05:06 PM

    Los Angeles: Singer Britney Spears has written a letter to her fans about her forthcoming album 'Britney Jean' and thanked them for their support. The 31-year-old chose to communicate through a hand-written letter and posted it on her official blog, reports contactmusic.com. "I am putting the finishing touches on my...
  • Read full text of BJP's letter to EC complaining against Rahul Gandhi 25-10-2013 04:00 PM

    The Bharatiya Janata Party's letter to the Election Commission complaining against Congress Vice President for breaking election model code of conduct. The BJP said Rahul is spreading communal hatred across India. The BJP delegation will meet the Election Commission on Monday. Below is the tect of the letter: To, The...
  • BlackBerry issues open letter in attempt to reassure customers 15-10-2013 07:01 AM

    Toronto: BlackBerry is publishing an open letter in major publications around the world in a bid to reassure customers that they can count on the distressed smartphone company. The letter was released Monday on Twitter and will be published in 30 publications in nine countries Tuesday. It acknowledges "these are...
  • Assange slams WikiLeaks film in letter to actor Benedict Cumberbatch 10-10-2013 01:24 PM

    Los Angeles: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange penned an open letter to British actor Benedict Cumberbatch, who portrays Assange in an upcoming film, praising the actor's talents but slamming his involvement with the film and turning down the actor's invitation to meet in person. Assange, who is currently holed up at...
  • You are worth more than your sexual appeal: O'Connor to Miley Cyrus 05-10-2013 02:46 PM

    New Delhi: Irish singer Sinead O'Connor wrote three letters to Miley Cyrus recently warning her about the evils of the music industry. The latter has responded to it saying she is ready for a one-on-one talk with the former. O'Connor had written to Cyrus expressing concern for the latter and...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 30-09-2013 11:30 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Is Shinde wrong in singling out Muslims accused in terror related cases? 30-09-2013 11:20 PM

    Union Home Minister Sushil Shinde has written a letter to all chief ministers on the issue of wrongful detention of Muslim youngsters in terror cases. Shinde's letter states that a number of cases have come to light which shows members of Muslim community have been wrongly picked up by police...
  • Full Text: Lalit Modi's letter to BCCI, requesting to adjourn the SGM 25-09-2013 11:27 AM

    To Shri Sanjay Patel24 Sep 2013 Cc: Bcci Members As you are aware in C.S. No. 567 of 2013, an ad interim order was granted by learned ADJ No. 2 and Wakf Tribunal, Patiala House Court, New Delhi staying the Special General Meeting to be held on 25.9.2013. Against the...
  • CBI questions fake encounter suspect Vanzara over his resignation 20-09-2013 05:23 PM

    Ahmedabad: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday is questioning the suspect of the fake encounters in Gujarat in 2002 and suspended IPS officer DG Vanzara. Vanzara is being questioned over his resignation letter where he had hit out at the former Gujarat home minister Amit Shah and blamed...
  • Full text: Sreesanth's letter to the BCCI disciplinary committee 15-09-2013 06:42 PM

    Here is the full text of the letter Sreesanth submitted to the BCCI's disciplinary committee before the hearing on Friday. In the letter, Sreesanth, who has been handed a life ban by the BCCI for his alleged involvement in spot-fixing in the Indian Premier League season 2013, insisted that he...
  • Anna Hazare receives threat letter 11-09-2013 05:22 PM

    New Delhi: Social activist Anna Hazare has reportedly received a letter in which the sender has threatened to kill him. The sender of the letter is yet to be identified. In the letter Hazare has been threatened that he would be killed if he does not withdraw his petition in...
  • If SP raises Vanzara issue, then Durga issue should be raised: Sena 05-09-2013 02:55 PM

    Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said if suspended Gujarat IPS officer DG vanzara issue is raised, then IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal issue should also be raised. Raut was hitting out at the Samajwadi Party was Durga was suspended by the Uttar Pradesh government. He said, "Vanzara has been in...
  • Vanzara is a state issue, can't be raised in Parliament: BJP 04-09-2013 08:50 PM

    BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said that Vanzara is the state issue and can't be raised in Parliament. While reacting to the Congress demands of raising the issues raised by Vanzara in Parliament, Jaitley said that the Congress did not agree for a debate on Vadra by saying it's...
  • Has Vanzara's letter stung Narendra Modi and Amit Shah? 03-09-2013 11:50 PM

    Suspended Gujarat IPS officer DG Vanzara, one of the accused in fake encounters, has resigned from his post and wrote a 10-page letter blaming Chief Minister Narendra Modi and his aide Amit Shah for letting police officers down. He said, "I adore Modi like a god, but my god could...
  • News 360: DG Vanzara quits, blames Modi for letting officers down 03-09-2013 10:03 PM

    Suspended Gujarat IPS officer DG Vanzara, one of the accused in Sohrabuddin Sheikh, Tulsiram Prajapati and Ishrat Jahan fake encounter cases, resigned from the police force on Tuesday after blaming Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for not helping him and other officer facing the heat in the cases. ...
  • Vanzara quits: Cong hits out at Modi, Gujarat government defends him 03-09-2013 07:26 PM

    New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh said Vanzara's resignation letter showed that the Gujarat government has ill-treated its officers. "The way the Gujarat government has ill-treated their officers is now evident from Vanzara's resignation. The CBI is already investigating the matter, so the truth should come out soon," he...
  • Microsoft to buy Nokia: Open letter from Steve Ballmer, Stephen Elop 03-09-2013 09:44 AM

    Microsoft and Nokia have announced that the software giant will acquire the struggling mobile phone company's devices business for 5.44 billion euros ($7.2 billion). Below is an open letter from Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and Nokia CEO Stephen Elop addressed to consumers: The Next Chapter: An open letter from Steve...
  • US Consulate in Milan evacuated after bomb threat 07-08-2013 07:04 AM

    A building housing the US Consulate in Milan and other offices has been temporarily evacuated after the diplomatic mission received a letter containing a bomb threat, police said. An officer in Italy's anti-terrorism squad said the letter carried a symbol frequently used in the past by Italian anarchists. In Washington,...
  • Modi US visa row: BJP demands probe into letter sent to Obama 25-07-2013 11:50 AM

    New Delhi: The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) has demanded a probe into the allegations of forged signature on the letter sent to the United States demanding denial of visa to Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP poll panel chief Narendra Modi by 65 MPs. The BJP said that the government should...
  • Modi visa row: Were the signatures forged? 24-07-2013 11:01 PM

    The controversy over 65 Members of Parliament signing letter urging US President Barack Obama not to issue Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP poll panel chief Narendra Modi a visa has taken a new turn on Wednesday with nine MPs denying signing any letter. ...