HindustanTimes Thu,21 Aug 2014


Readership figures
HT far ahead of rivals, confirms fresh audit

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This puts at rest, once and for all, the debate over the past six months wherein some readership figures had witnessed a dip compared to past surveys, thereby prompting some publishers to raise questions about IRS’ accuracy.

RSS wants all post-1947 secret files made public

The Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) wants all official papers of Independent India to be declassified, saying it’s time to open up — a demand that is likely to make the government uncomfortable.

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East Bengal club official arrested for Saradha link

East Bengal and Mohun Bagan
The CBI arrested East Bengal Club official Debabrata Sarkar alias Nitu on Wednesday evening in connection with the Saradha scam. On August 14, CBI sleuths had carried out a search in his north Kolkata residence and seized a few incriminating documents that led to his arrest.

Passengers panic, complete chaos after IndiGo flight catches fire

IndiGo Airlines
There was complete chaos inside Indigo flight 6E-176 from Mumbai as passengers rushed towards the exits after smoke started spewing from the plane that landed on runway 9-27 of Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International airport on Wednesday afternoon.

Badaun case: Forensic tests conclude the victims were not sexually assaulted or raped

Badaun gang-rape
The CBI on Tuesday said that forensic tests done on the two teenage girls murdered in UP’s Badaun district in May have ruled out sexual assault or rape on them.

ISI on Riyaaz Bhatkal’s trail

The Pakistani intelligence agency is at the brink of arresting Indian Mujahudin co-founder Riyaaz Bhatkal, who is believed to be living in Pakistan, the Delhi Police Special Cell told a city court on Wednesday.

Freedom from dowry
'Dowry' is the most hated word in this part of the world

In Nilambur, not a single dowry related case has been reported in many years. The town has shown the world how to contain social evils effectively.

Chavan to skip Modi’s meeting

Mumbai monorail
The bitterness between the Congress and the BJP is growing as assembly elections approach in four states, including Maharashtra.

Do not elect women sarpanches whose husbands run the show: Maneka Gandhi

Maneka Gandhi tells HT in an interview that little will change on ground unless women make up for 30% of the police force and politicians stop husbands of women sarpanches from running the show.

2 diplomats in race to be PM’s G-20 summit ‘sherpa’

Modi INS Kolkata
Indian Ambassador to Russia PS Raghavan and former diplomat Hardeep Singh Puri are in contention to be appointed as personal emissary or “sherpa” of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the G-20 summit in Brisbane, Australia on November 15-16.

What lies at the heart of Assam-Nagaland dispute

Golaghat Assam
Union minister of state for home, Kiren Rijiju is going to Guwahati on Thursday and would sit with Gogoi and Zelian to sort out the problem. 3 more killed in Assam, Nagaland border flare-up; Gogoi blames Centre

My India My Vote
Mandal already looks a wobbly plank in Bihar

Lalu Prasad, Nitish Kumar
Observers say the bypolls will show whether Mandal politics is still relevant two decades later in Bihar. For, India, meanwhile, has got the taste of liberalisation and the promise of inclusive growth by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
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