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  • Rajnath Singh
    Jul 31, 2015 14:24 IST

    UPA govt coined term 'Hindu terror', hurt India: Rajnath

    The term “Hindu terrorists” coined by then UPA government weakened India’s stand on terrorism because they have no religion or caste, home minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday, days after an attack by suspected Pakistani infiltrators in Punjab’s Gurdaspur district.

  • Detonators, explosives seized in Sasaram before Sonia rally
    Jul 31, 2015 17:10 IST

    Huge cache of explosives seized ahead of PM visit to Gaya

    The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) seized a huge cache of explosives from a Bihar village on Friday, just nine days ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Gaya.

  • Rahul at FTII
    Jul 31, 2015 13:06 IST

    Dressed to impress, Rahul Gandhi plays youth leader at FTII

    The country's best education institutes are being tampered with by a government which believes that there is only one idea of India, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi told students of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), who are protesting against the appointment of Gajendra Chauhan as the head of the Pune-based institute.

  • Ajay Devgn
    Jul 31, 2015 08:36 IST

    Drishyam review: This Ajay Devgn film is a high-voltage thriller

    Directed by Nishikant Kamat and starring Tabu and Ajay Devgn in lead roles, Drishyam works because it doesn't talk about a hero but a common man. Drishyam works because it keeps you glued to your seat till the last moment. Drishyam works because it's a finely crafted suspense thriller after a really long time.

  • Former West Bengal BJP chief Tathagata Roy has been appointed the new Governor of Tripura
    Jul 31, 2015 14:36 IST

    Yakub Memon's mourners potential terrorists: Tripura governor

    Tripura governor Tathagata Roy on Friday said all those who attended the last rites of 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon were potential terrorists who must now be keenly watched by the intelligence agencies.

  • India-Bangladesh enclave exchange
    Jul 31, 2015 12:42 IST

    Enclave Exchange: India, Bangladesh to make history at midnight

    Standing on the threshold of history, every one of the 4,000 odd residents of Mashaldanga enclave in Cooch Behar district of West Bengal is thrilled, excited and full of hope. In less than 12 hours - at the stroke of midnight on Friday - they are going to have a homeland after a 'stateless’ existence of 68 years.

  • Islamic State
    Jul 31, 2015 10:54 IST

    Four Indian nationals abducted in Libya

    Four Indian nationals have been abducted in Libya. The Indians- two from Hyderabad, one from Raichur and one from Bengaluru- were reportedly kidnapped from Sirte town near Tripoli.

  • Pratyusha and KCR
    Jul 31, 2015 00:27 IST

    A tortured girl is now part of Telangana CM KCR's family

    Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao made Pratyusha, a girl tortured for years by her stepmother and a collaborating father, his family member on Wednesday, showering affection on the tormented girl.

  • Yakub Memon
    Jul 31, 2015 10:19 IST

    Yakub hanged: Will prosecution be able to prove others’ guilt?

    After Yakub Memon's execution, it won’t be easy for the prosecution to prove its case against the remaining accused in the 1993 serial blasts. It will have to address several doubts about admissibility of evidence, which was recorded by the previous court against the new set of accused.

  • D Subbarao
    Jul 31, 2015 08:29 IST

    Ex RBI governor’s name on rupee notes led to Rs 37 cr loss

    The Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India Limited continued to print Rs 20, Rs 100 and Rs 500 denomination notes with the signature of a former RBI governor in 2014 even though the governor had completed his tenure in September 2013

  • Yakub Memon
    Jul 31, 2015 07:55 IST

    Yakub Memon's hanging sparks debate over death penalty

    The execution of Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon on Thursday sparked a debate over death penalty with prominent opposition leaders joining activists in calling for a ban and the government saying it cannot afford to take the leap at present.

  • India-Bangladesh exchange enclaves
    Jul 31, 2015 07:25 IST

    Bangladesh, India in historic land swap after nearly 4 decades

    Ending more than four decades of wait, India and Bangladesh will start the exchange of 162 adversely-held enclaves from Friday, marking the start of implementation of their landmark land boundary agreement (LBA).

  • Delhi University fake admission scam
    Jul 31, 2015 09:37 IST

    DU fake admissions: 4 arrested, cops probe role of 'insiders'

    The Delhi Police crime branch team is probing the role of ‘insiders’ in the alleged admission racket at Delhi University. Four people were arrested on Thursday for helping 25 students secure admissions in 10 DU colleges.

  • Ajit Doval and Sartaj Aziz
    Jul 31, 2015 00:12 IST

    India, Pakistan NSAs on course for talks in Gurdaspur shadow

    The government is busy firming up the agenda for talks between the Indian and Pakistani national security advisers that are likely to be held on August 23 and 24 after this week’s deadly attack in Punjab that New Delhi blames on terrorists from Pakistan, HT has learnt.

  • Barack Obama, Narendra Modi, Hyderabad House
    Jul 31, 2015 00:21 IST

    Aerospace giant Boeing invites Modi to visit its largest factory

    US aerospace giant Boeing has invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit its largest factory in Seattle, Washington, en route to his meeting with the Indian diaspora in San Francisco and Silicon Valley on September 26.