HindustanTimes Fri,19 Sep 2014


Telangana for aligning resources in favour of states

K Chandrasekhar Rao
Telangana on Friday pitched for 40% devolution of the central tax revenue to states, making a case for allocation of resources based on the 'functional responsibilities' of the Centre and the states under the Constitution.

Mumbai: Guj fisherman's body arrives from Pakistan

Fifty five days after his death in a Pakistani jail under mysterious circumstances, the body of a Gujarat fisherman was flown to Mumbai from where it is being brought to his native village in the state on Friday.

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Sena-BJP alliance on the brink in Maharashtra, Modi takes stock

Shiv Sena snubs Amit Shah, asks ally to take 119 seats as per old formula in state elections. The two parties have been in alliance in Maharashtra for 25 years.

When Xi Jinping became 'Eleven Jinping' on Indian television

China's Vice President Xi Jinping
State-run broadcaster DD News has dropped a part-time anchor after she mis-pronounced Chinese president Xi Jinping's name thrice and ended up calling the Chinese leader 'Eleven Jinping'.

New Kailash route against religion: Uttarakhand CM

Pilgrims at the banks of Lake Mansarovar.

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese president Xi Jinping agreed on opening an alternative route to Kailash Mansarovar, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat said it goes against religious sentiments. It is not in keeping with the centuries-old scriptures which recognise only the traditional route for the pilgrimage passing through Uttarakhand, he said.

Panaji: Man held for raping daughter, relatives

crimes against women
The accused, an unemployed man living with his in-laws in Margao town, raped his daughter and the two other women relatives over the last six months and threatened them with dire consequences, a police spokesman said.

'So sari': Nirmala Sitharaman loses baggage on AI flight, keeps calm

Nirmala Sitharaman
Union minister of state for commerce and industry Nirmala Sitharaman has become the latest victim of misplaced baggage on an Air India flight as her checked in luggage went missing on her way to Australia.

Indian Muslims will live and die for India, al Qaeda delusional: Modi

Modi in Bhuj
In his first interview since he became Prime Minister, Narendra Modi tells CNN that Indian Muslims will live and die for India. They will not dance to the tune of al Qaeda and they will not want anything bad for India, he said.

Harsh Vardhan pats Chandy for reducing liquor availability

BJP's Harsh Vardhan
Union health minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday lavished praise on Kerala chief minister Oommen Chandy for the state government's decision to drastically reduce availability of liquor.

Ajit Singh attacks govt over bungalow controversy

Ajit Singh
RLD chief Ajit Singh attacked the government on Friday for rejecting his demand for converting the bungalow occupied by him into a memorial to his father, former prime minister Charan Singh, and blamed it for protests over the issue.

Maharashtra: Man kills youth over love affair

Murder, torture, humiliation
The accused, whose identity was yet to be established, accosted the youth and fired at him from point blank range in Savarkar Nagar and fled from there shortly before midnight, Vartak Nagar police sub-inspector AE Gole said.

Day 3 of Xi's India visit
After Modi-Xi meeting, China pulls back troops from Ladakh

Xi's visit
Chinese troops, locked in a staring match with Indian forces in Ladakh, started withdrawing on Thursday after President Xi Jinping told PM Narendra Modi that he was 'sad' tensions between the armies had 'cast a shadow' on his visit. From $100 billion to $20 billion, missing billions a tell-tale sign with China
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