Hindustan Times’ Jalandhar-based principal correspondent Jasdeep Singh Malhotra was killed, while three others, including Pathankot SSP SK Kalia, were injured in a road accident near Mukerian on the Jalandhar-Pathankot highway on Sunday. Fearless journalist who wrote for public cause
Clarification on Ishrat Jahan stories
A high-level committee turns down two request for phone tapping that were put in by the Intelligence Bureau because of insufficient information.
How the Budget is made: From tallying numbers to meeting farmers and industrialists, from weighing public sentiments to charming investors, mandarins and politicos mix brainstorming and secret hurdles to bring you the annual event. How the Budget is made
A prayer meeting will be held on November 16 at Purbosree Mahila Samity Hall at Chittranjan Park in New Delhi in memory of former bureau chief of Hindustan Times, Prithvis Chakravarti.
Road and rail traffic was disrupted on Monday amidst widespread incidents of stone pelting and clashes during the day-long Bihar bandh called by opposition parties to protest Saturday’s police firing in Madhubani district.
Parents of the first year student, who was allegedly gang raped by her seniors inside a Polytechnic College in Asansol-Durgapur, claimed on Saturday that the accused ruined their daughter’s life out of sheer revenge.
An astounding 70% of kids aged 13-18 think it's okay to be dishonest in order to succeed. This is one among the key findings of the HT—C fore moral health survey. Samar Khurshid reports.
Criticising the state's police, Gujarat high court on Wednesday ordered a Central Bureau of Investigation probe into the case of 23 thalassemic children contracting HIV, allegedly during blood transfusion in Junagadh civil hospital in September last year.
US-based rating agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) on Wednesday lowered India’s credit outlook to negative as question marks loomed over fundamentals.
Additional director of the Intelligence Bureau (IB) DP Sinha is likely to head the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) which is expected to be established in the next few weeks. Rajesh Ahuja reports.
From 1 Safdarjang Road to 10, Janpath, Sonia Gandhi has had an eventful journey. London-based journalist Rani Singh brings the spotlight on Sonia Gandhi's character, both private and professional in her book, Sonia Gandhi. Here're excerpts from an interview with the author.
SB: The book documents the life of
As news of Mamata Banerjee’s victory spread, Kolkata residents poured onto the streets in several pockets on Friday and celebrated the moment with a rare spontaneity. Many others, however, watched history being made on their television sets.
The corridors of power at Writers’ Building is barely five km from Mamata Banerjee’s Kalighat residence, but it took the gutsy lady a gruelling 4,881 days --- the Trinamool Congress was formed January 1, 1998 --- to cover that distance. HT
‘Independents’ in Murshidabad and Nadia could spoil Trinamool-Congress party. HT
The Anti-Corruption Bureau of the Central Bureau of Investigation on Saturday arrested a senior Army officer for allegedly accepting a bribe from a candidate who wanted to join the force.
He was one of the first to reach the crash site in Mangalore on May 22 to carry out rescue operations. An Air India Express plane had just crashed, killing 158 passengers.
I can hardly believe that it is two decades since the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi. Just a few days before he was killed he was campaigning in Bombay. I was working for a wire service at the time and my Bureau Chief had given me stern instructions: the then union government had withdrawn his security cover and Rajiv was a sitting duck for assassins. Read more...
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