HindustanTimes Sat,30 Aug 2014


BJP rubbishes Kumar Vishwas' CM post claim as political stunt

Kumar Vishwas

The BJP denied on Saturday AAP leader Kumar Vishwas' claim that the saffron party had tried to lure him by offering him the post of Delhi's chief minister soon after the results of general elections were announced.

Armyman killed in operation against ultras near LoC

A BSF soldier stands guard near international border at Suchet Garh in Ranbir Singh Pura, about 27 kms from Jammu
An army jawan was killed and another injured in an ongoing operation to flush out militants near Line of Control in Kalaroos sector of north Kashmir's Kupwara district.

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Muslim man shuns wife for attending I-Day event

Woman reads the Quran
A Muslim schoolteacher in Bihar was forced to leave her house by her husband who felt she had violated the Shariat law by participating in a Independence Day function, police said Saturday.

'Copycat' NDA govt only carrying forward UPA policies: Cong

Abhishek Manu Singhvi
Congress on Friday accused the NDA government of being a "copycat" and ridiculed it for engaging in "hype and hoopla" over the launch of the 'Jan Dhan Yojana' on Thursday by PM Narendra Modi to provide bank accounts to the poor.

EC new transparency guidelines for parties

Election Commission
The Election Commission on Friday notified new guidelines making it mandatory for political parties to deposit their funds in banks and not to exceed ceiling limits in financial assistance for candidates to ensure transparency and accountability.

Tokyo calling: What PM Modi, Shinzo Abe have in common

Shinzo Abe
When Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe in Kyoto on Saturday, expect the chemistry to crackle and fizz. Put that down to the kindred souls of Asian politics being united by their right-wing views.

‘Accessible’ Modi snubs SPG guard at govt function

Modi - First day of Parliament
Once again Prime Minister Narendra Modi showed that he will not allow his security detail to become a hindrance in his accessibility to general public or his ministerial colleagues.

Adityanath set to rake up Hindutva issues in bypolls

Yogi Adityanath
Adityanath has been in the thick of controversy lately after an undated video showing him saying ‘for every Hindu girl converted, 100 Muslim girls will be converted as retaliation’ going viral.

Economy out of tough spot, more reforms coming: PM

Modi- failures
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said his government has within 100 days in office steered the economy out of a "difficult situation" and brought stability, and promised to remove roadblocks to foreign investment.

Saradha links with Bangladesh's Jamaat-e-Islami probed

Sudipta Sen
Enforcement Directorate sources say the scam-tainted Saradha Group may have diverted nearly Rs. 750 crore to Bangladesh and West Asia with the help of the controversial political outfit Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami.

Rajasthan on alert over possible infiltration bid by Pak terrorists

Sudipta Sen
The Rajasthan Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS) has sounded an alert across the state over a possible infiltration attempt by 15 Pakistan-based terrorists trained in making suicide jackets and improvised explosive devices mounted on vehicles.

Modi may depute Saran for border talks with China

Narendra Modi
Departing from the convention of the NSA doubling up as the ‘special representative’ for boundary talks with Beijing, Prime Minister Narendra Modi may appoint foremost China expert Shyam Saran, a former foreign secretary, as the Indian representative for resolving the vexed issue.
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