HindustanTimes Fri,19 Sep 2014

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Tihar official arrested for murder bid on son’s wife

 A 50-year-old deputy superintendent of Tihar Jail and his son were arrested for allegedly trying to burn alive the latter’s wife for not fulfilling their dowry demands.

Delhi University highest ranked varsity in country

Delhi University
Placed between 421 and 430 on the QS World University Rankings, the performance is still far from satisfactory but there are a few positive signs. In the overall world ratings, DU has moved up by 20 ranks as compared with the previous year’s ranking.

Tibetans protest Xi’s visit as Capital turns into fortress

Tibetan activists
Despite heavy security deployment in anticipation of the protests, people residing in the Tibetan hub in the city — Majnu Ka Tila — gathered to protest the Chinese President’s visit and demanded freedom for Tibet.

HT presents: The eternal cry baby, Times of India

Times of India released a video titled 'TOI Morning Challenge', where it claimed to be the No 1 newspaper in Delhi-NCR. Hindustan Times presents an opportunity to TOI to learn to accept defeat with grace and stop being the eternal cry baby. WATCH VIDEO

Ajit Singh backers try to cut Delhi’s water supply

Ajit Singh bungalow
Thousands of farmers and supporters of Rashtriya Lok Dal chief Ajit Singh clashed violently with police as they laid siege to the Ganga canal regulators here in a bid to disrupt water supply to parts of Delhi.

No official complaint on 'love jihad' so far: Maneka

Maneka Gandhi

Women and child development minister Maneka Gandhi on Wednesday said her ministry has not received any official complaint relating to 'love jihad', but as an MP she has been apprised of a few such cases.

Batham wins Noida by-poll by huge margin, BJP retains seat

Vimla Batham

The Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) Vimla Batham, 62, won the Noida assembly bypoll by a margin of massive margin of 58,952 votes on Tuesday.

Delhi: Acid thrown on Sikh man, hair forcibly cut

Around six to seven unidentified men allegedly cut the hair of a 60-year-old sikh man and also threw acid on him in Bhogal area of south east Delhi, police said on Tuesday.

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12 hours too long, CISF at IGI to go back to 8-hour shifts

The Central Industrial Security Force has cut the duty time of its officials manning the Delhi and Mumbai airports to eight hours, two months after HT reported about the inhuman 12-hour shifts of the security personnel.

Delhi: 2 held for raping woman in moving car

A 24-year-old woman was allegedly drugged and gang-raped by two men in a moving car on Tuesday night. Police said they arrested two men who are reportedly known to the victim. A medical examination of the woman confirmed sexual assault.

Clean cheat: Civic body photoshops Delhi road image, judges spot fraud

Delhi streets, streetlights
A Delhi HC bench spotted doctored photographs of roads and pavements in Dwarka wiped digitally cleaned by the agencies to claim they had acted on complaints by residents about poor civic facilities in the sub-city.

VIP movement throws traffic into turmoil, roads closed today too

Xi's visit
Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit may have brought bumper investments to India but caused a lot of traffic misery for Delhiites on Thursday.

Badaun case: Eye-witness flunks lie-detector test

Badaun gang-rape

In a fresh twist, the main eyewitness in the case related to the alleged rape and murder of two minor girls in Badaun in May, Nazru, has allegedly flunked the polygraph test conducted on him by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

Delhi: Going clubbing? You may be ‘profiled’

Nightclubs and discotheques at five-star hotels in the Capital must ‘profile’ customers to keep a check on rowdy elements if they want their closing times extended, the police has said.
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