Gujarat CM Narendra Modi kicked up a new controversy after he defended his action during 2002 Gujarat riots; Amar Bose, who changed the experience of listening to music, died at the age of 83; Pakistani teen activist Malala Yousafzai gave her first public speech at the UN; and home minister Shinde’s comment that anyone could have been responsible for the Bodh Gaya blasts have led to even more confusion. These were some of the most read stories on hindustantimes.com:
Modi talks 2002, kicks up storm with 'puppy' remark
The 2002 Gujarat riots continue to haunt chief minister Narendra Modi, who kicked up a fresh controversy on Friday with his defence of his actions then. Read more.
Master of sound Amar Bose of US-based Bose audio firm dies at 83
Amar Bose, who changed the experience of listening to music bringing concert hall-like audio into the living room, died on Friday at home in Massachusetts. Read more.
Malala invokes Gandhi in her UN speech
Pakistani teen activist Malala Yousafzai, in her first public speech at the UN since being shot in the head by the Taliban, has said she is inspired by Mahatama Gandhi's path of non-violence. Read more.
Who let bombs out in Bodh Gaya?
Home minister Sushil Kumar Shinde’s observation that anybody — from the Indian Mujahideen to local terror groups — could have been responsible for the Bodh Gaya blasts sums up the state of confusion even six days after the incident. Read more.