HindustanTimes Fri,19 Sep 2014


As flood waters recede, life inches to normal in J-K

Kashmir floods
Life is limping back to normal in flood-hit Jammu & Kashmir with the help of central agencies while local authorities struggle to assess the damage two weeks after the state was devastated by its worst deluge in over 100 years.   

Prez tells Xi,we have to ensure peace at border

xi jinping
Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for an early settlement of border issues, President Pranab Mukherjee called for maintaining peace at the border.

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Mamata to counter Saradha slur with book

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee has picked up the pen to combat what she regularly describes as a ‘slur campaign’ against herself and her party. She is penning a book where she will present her arguments against the ‘conspiracy’ hatched by opposition parties, and even a section of the media, for tarnishing the image of the ruling party and government.

At war

Chautalas get ready to fight each other

Om Prakash Chautala

Om Prakash Chautala’s two nephews, who joined the BJP as they did not believe in their uncle’s policies, now plan to contest the polls against him.

Border row resolved, says China

China incursion
Indicating that reports of Chinese incursions into Indian territory in recent days were true, China on Thursday said the issue of incursion by Chinese civilians and members of People’s Liberation Army soldiers has been sorted through a dialogue with the Indian side.

Boy tutor ‘slaps to death’ kid in Bihar’s Begusarai

A 15-year-old boy, who teaches kids to raise money to finance his own education, 'slapped to death' a class 6 student just a year younger than him, following an alleged dispute over the teaching skills of the part time tutor.

Spycam found in girls’ hostel in Noida

Mumbai's new toilet project

A camera was found hidden inside a washroom of the girls’ hostel of a private institute in Noida, triggering protests from students.

Jadavpur univ incident ‘small’, says Mamata

Street Play

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee, in an attempt to underplay Wednesday’s Jadavpur University incident wherein the police roughed up agitating students, said that the media was giving it unnecessary footage in an effort to tarnish Bengal’s image.

Tough contest, but we are well prepared: Bhupinder Singh Hooda

Bhupinder Singh Hooda
With the assembly elections in Haryana just a month away, Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda speaks to HT about the challenges he faces in the crucial battle. He admits it would be a ‘tough fight’ but quickly adds that Congress is well prepared and would win majority votes. Excerpts:

Bungalow row: RLD supporters clash with police

Ajit Singh bungalow

There was complete mayhem at Murad Nagar as thousands of supporters of Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) chief Ajit Singh staged protests and clashed with police on Thursday.

Modi govt’s ‘fast decisions’ made after debates

The new NDA government is getting known for its style of fast policy-making, but these decisions are reached after marathon deliberations, say government officials.

Hema draws flak for Mathura widow comments

Actress Hema Malini at the launch of an advertising campaign in New Delhi.

The Congress on Thursday sharply reacted to BJP MP from Mathura and film actress Hema Malini for her remarks against widows of West Bengal and Bihar living in Vrindavan-Mathura for a long time.

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