HindustanTimes Tue,22 Jul 2014


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.

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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India has 6th highest child marriages in the world: UN

Balika Vadhu

Child marriage among girls is most common in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa and India is among the top 10 countries with the highest rates of child marriage,

Corruption in judiciary row: Katju poses six questions to ex-Chief Justice of India Lahoti

Chairman of the Press Council of India Justice Markandey Katju
Former SC judge Markandey Katju, who alleged that three Chief Justices of India made 'improper compromises' during the UPA rule in allowing a judge under corruption cloud to continue in office, posed on Tuesday six questions to Justice RC Lahoti.

DMK sought extension for HC judge: Bhardwaj

HR Bhardwaj
Former law minister HR Bhardwaj has told HT that his cabinet colleagues from the DMK had approached him seeking an extension for a Madras HC judge, adding he had written to then CJI RC Lahoti about the extension.

Govt shows green light to salt units hanging fire in Gujarat

High-salt diets can bring about a variety of ailments
Decks have been cleared for approving eight salt manufacturing projects in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state of Gujarat which were stuck for almost two years because of environmental concerns.

Togadia rakes up temple, says it’s on VHP agenda

Pravin togadia
The construction of a Ram temple in Ayodhya is still on the Vishwa Hindu Parishad’s (VHP) agenda, said the Parishad’s international working president Pravin Togadia, while assuring supporters that the same would be constructed soon.

Four killed in Amarnath cylinder explosion

Amarnath shrine
Four persons on Tuesday died when agas cylinder exploded inside a community kitchen at Baltal base camp of Amaranth Yatra in Kashmir's Ganderbal district.

West Bengal: Encephalitis kills 60 in fortnight


An outbreak of encephalitis has killed 60 people in two weeks in West Bengal, a top health official has said, calling the situation "alarming'.

Modi skips Iftar party held at Rashtrapati Bhawan

Rashtrapati Bhawan
Narendra Modi missed his first Ifter after becoming the Prime Minister on Monday. President Pranab Mukherjee hosted an Iftar at Rashtrapati Bhawan where the PM and other VVIPs were invited.

Speaker ticks off govt over lack of ministry documents

Sumitra Mahajan
The new government received a telling-off by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Monday as she asked it to ensure all documents were made available to MPs before parliamentary debates.

Cong in loop as govt sets out to appoint CVC

The Centre on Monday started the process to appoint the Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) and the Congress will also have a say in the selection of this anti-graft watchdog.
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