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Roy denied bail, can come out for 6hrs to sell hotels

Subrata Roy

The Supreme Court Tuesday refused both bail and parole to Subrata Roy but allowed the Sahara chief a few hours out of jail under police watch to negotiate sale of three overseas hotels to raise Rs. 10,000 crore to refund his investors.

Is rape the only news? K'taka CM snaps at media

Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday courted a fresh controversy over the alleged rape of a six-year old girl in a Bangalore public school, as he asked the media if it did not have any other issue.

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Rane-Chavan talks fail, Sonia may intervene

Ajit Pawar, Narayan Rane, Nilesh Rane
The drama over senior Congress leader Narayan Rane's resignation from the state cabinet is likely to continue with no conclusion coming out of the meeting between chief minister Prithviraj Chavan, state president Manikrao Thakre and Rane on Tuesday.

3 drunk army jawans held for molesting on train

An anti-rape protester
Three drunk army personnel were arrested by Government Railway Police (GRP) from the New Delhi-Sikkim Mahananda Express on Monday night for allegedly sexually assaulting a co-passenger, a 25-year-old student from Darjeeling.

Gujarat civic polls: BJP wins in last Cong stronghold

A girl dressed as BJP party symbol 'lotus'
In a setback to Congress, ruling BJP in Gujarat snatched on Tuesday the Junagadh Municipal Corporation (JMC) from the Opposition party in the civic body election by winning 41 out of 60 seats.

Surat fake diamonds case: Court summons 77 accused on Sept 2

A special anti-money laundering court in Ahmedabad has issued summons to 77 people after taking cognisance of the Enforcement Directorate charge sheet in the Rs. 5,000-crore Surat fake diamond trade and hawala scam.

BJP no longer ‘untouchable’ in Kashmir

Refugees raising slogans against the state government in Jammu.

After coming to power at the Centre, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) no longer seems to be an “untouchable” in Kashmir.

Anti-bikini minister wants Goans to wear dhotis

Goa's PWD minister Sudin Dhavalikar, who wants bikinis and mini-skirts banned in the state, now wants people to immediately start wearing traditional attire like the dhoti, because he says Indian culture is "the world's greatest culture".

Indian soldier killed in Pak firing along LoC

A Border Security Force (BSF) soldier patrols near the fenced
An Indian soldier was killed on Tuesday when Pakistani troops fired at Indian positions on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, the military said.

Govt to probe graft in healthcare after TV sting


India has ordered an investigation into doctors and laboratories suspected of offering kickbacks for referring patients for medical tests, following a sting operation by a TV news channel.

Inputs suggest threat of terror attacks on Amarnath yatra: Govt

Amarnath pilgrims dancing
There are intelligence inputs which suggest threat of terrorist attacks on Amarnath pilgrims, Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

HT for Delhi | Unclog Delhi
Delhi's traffic woes: No peace of mind at this Ashram

Delhi traffic
Major choke points make commuting a painful experience in Delhi. Over the next few weeks, HT will identify some of them and suggest possible solutions. On Day 1 we look at the DND flyway-AIIMS stretch which is a traffic nightmare almost every day, especially at the Ashram crossing.
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