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Delhi polls: PM Modi to address rally in Dwarka shortly

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a rally in west Delhi's Dwarka on Sunday, as part of the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) ongoing election campaign in the Capital.

Dowry death: P’kula engineer booked

In what is being seen as a Facebook romance turning into a nightmare after marriage, over alleged demand for dowry, police have booked a 27-year-old Sector-26 resident,  an engineer with SpiceJet, for murder after his family brought her wife’s body to a private hospital in Sector 25 under suspicious circumstances on Friday night.

7 cases of fraudulent ATM transactions pop up in a day

Police on Friday registered seven cases of money being fraudulently withdrawn through ATM cards, after the victims shared details of their cards and accounts with an unknown caller claiming to be from their respective banks.

Delhi polls: Cheap power, free WiFi in Aam Aadmi Party manifesto

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday released its manifesto, unleashing a slew of promises to woo all sections, including the middle-class that had mostly voted for the BJP in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

Ban abortion, abstain from sex if you don’t want kids: Shankaracharya

Legal sanction to abort is responsible for female foeticide in India, a top Hindu seer said on Saturday, calling for a ban on medical termination of pregnancies and suggesting that people abstain from having sex if they didn’t want children.

Plan your commute, blocks on all three lines today

Suburban railway commuters should be prepared for inconveniences on Sunday as services on all three lines will be blocked for maintenance work.

Join the feast. Take home all-new flavours

From brun-maska and chai to classic Italian and Mexican home food and the art of plating up, the Hindustan Times Kala Ghoda Arts Festival 2015 (KGAF) is designed to get your tastebuds tingling.

61% polling in Madhya Pradesh civic body polls

More than 61% voters on Saturday exercised their franchise in elections to 11 civic bodies with people in the state capital recording the lowest turnout, officials said.

Student’s murder over affair: Girl’s uncle held

The murder of an intermediate student, Vijay Prashan Tiwari, 19, in Hasanganj on January 10 was the fallout of his love affair with a girl in his neighbourhood, who had committed suicide around a year ago. The city police claimed to have solved the case

Meerut: temple guarded over Godse statue installation

Police on Friday tightened security at a temple in Meerut to stop a Hindu group from installing a statue of Mahatma Gandhi’s assassin Nathuram Godse on the death anniversary of the father of the nation.

Jitters in Trinamool, revolt in Cong

Trinamool Congress general-secretary Mukul Roy was on Friday questioned by the CBI for close to five hours in connection with the multicrore-rupee Saradha scam, after which he said truth must come out and that justice should not be denied to the poor who parked their money in the company.

BSF seizes rare turtles valued at over Rs. 1 crore

The Border Security Force seized 185 rare Asian Black Spotted turtles as they were being smuggled to Bangladesh on Thursday. According to BSF officers, the turtles are valued at 1crore 11 lakh approximately in the international Market.

Teachers tear into govt plan for surya namaskar in schools

Even as the Rajasthan government is mulling over the idea of introducing surya namaskar and yoga in its schools, teachers’ bodies and sociologists in the state termed it as an infringement of individual freedom. Bounding a student to chant mantra while doing surya namaskar is violation of an individual’s freedom, praying is a personal choice and cannot be imposed.

Alwar: police fail to crack bizman murder case, bandh observed in protest

Bandh prevailed in Alwar as traders' outfit and district bar association member jointly protested against police laxity in catching the killer of a city jeweller, two murders had been commited within a week and its' a matter of shame.

Sand mining ban may burn a hole in pockets of home buyers

New home buyers in Jharkhand are likely to feel the pinch of a government ban on sand mining as realtors on Friday warned of an “additional burden” due to a sudden spike in price of the building material.

Number of school-goers up in Uttarakhand: Report

School entrolments in Uttarakhand have overshot the national average, but Mathematics and English still remain students' bugbear here, according to the 2014 Annual Status of Education Report (ASER).

Uttarakhand to convert dump yard into a sports village

The Uttarakhand government has decided to develop a sports village on a waste disposal site for the 38th National Games participants, but the decision has raised many eyebrows.

Health officials huddle up after swine flu infects 41, kills 7 in Haryana

In view of the increasing number of swine flu cases, top health department officials have been holding regular meetings with civil surgeons of all districts and taking daily updates on the patients.

CM gives green signal to road safety scheme

Under this scheme, the fund would be utilized to impart traffic education to all roads users by holding awareness campaigns, rallies, and publishing advertisement in newspapers, hoarding and to install surveillance cameras. The fund would also be utilized to procure traffic lights, equipment like radar guns, interceptors, Alco-sensors, proper gear for traffic policemen.

Nitish responsible for Bihar mess, says Amit Shah

The Kumar-Sushil Modi NDA duo was doing well, but it was solely because of Kumar’s soaring ambition and personal ego to become prime minister that the symphony was disturbed, putting Bihar in such a mess says Amit Shah, BJP national president