HindustanTimes Thu,18 Sep 2014


Onus on Sena now to solve seat-sharing dispute: Amit Shah

Amit Shah
Amid tension in the saffron alliance over seat sharing, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday indicated that a solution could be in sight if Shiv Sena relents from its present position.

Widows from other states should not crowd Mathura: Hema Malini

Black Magic Woman

Actor-turned politician Hema Malini has stoked a controversy with her remarks that widows from Bengal and Bihar should not crowd Vrindavan, the holy city in Uttar Pradesh and home to thousands of destitute women.

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Delays, allowance mess may hurt India at Asian Games

Asian Games 2014 Incheon South Korea logo
With just a day to go before the 17th Asian Games kick off, players from around the world are busy practising at the various venues here. But most of the Indian contingent is nowhere to be seen.

KCR says no to Telangana Day, kicks up storm

K Chandrasekhara Rao
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhara Rao’s refusal to celebrate officially the ‘Telangana Liberation Day’ on Wednesday has disappointed Telanganites and has also raised a storm in the state.

Migrant workers pay small fortunes to leave Srinagar

Jammu floods
The fear of epidemic and loss of livelihoods witnessing migrant workers leave Srinagar in droves. Jahangir Mohammad from Araria in Bihar waited for a free flight for two days outside the airport in the BSF relief camp, but on Wednesday he booked a Spicejet flight to Chandigarh for Rs. 2,250.

Bad times for BJP now, mocks SP’s Shiv Pal Yadav

Shivpal Yadav
Senior Uttar Pradesh cabinet minister and Samajwadi Party leader Shiv Pal Singh Yadav said on Wednesday that the bypoll results have exposed the Bharatiya Janata Party’s ‘communal’ agenda and ‘false’ promises it made to the people before Lok Sabha polls.

Maneka wants bigger role for Varun in UP

Maneka Gandhi
A day after the BJP’s disastrous performance in the Uttar Pradesh bypolls, Women and Child Development (WCD) minister Maneka Gandhi quipped about her son, Varun Gandhi, to be brought back into the UP political scenario.

Katju to write tell-all book about Indian judiciary

Chairman of the Press Council of India Justice Markandey Katju
Former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju said on Wednesday that he is writing a tell-all book about the Indian judiciary which will offer solutions to the problems of corruption, pendency and delayed justice plaguing the country’s legal system.

Sushma to to be in New York for UNGA, Modi visit

Narendra Modi and Sushma Swaraj
External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj will be with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to attend the 69th session of the United Nations general assembly in New York later this month.

BJP top brass blamed for Uttar Pradesh loss

Samajwadi Party
The 3-8 drubbing the BJP received at the hands of the Samajwadi Party in the UP bypolls exposed weak links in the saffron party’s armour. The infighting is out in the open as losing party candidates are busy preparing reports against party leaders and MPs, whom they blame for their defeat.

Chapter on Medha Patkar out of children’s book

Medha Patkar
Government-funded publisher National Book Trust has decided to drop a chapter on Narmada Bachao Andolan activist and AAP leader Medha Patkar from a book after an NGO raised an objection.

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PM to seek clarity on LAC positions, raise trust issues

Modi Xi
While the focus of India-China talks during President Xi Jinping’s visit remains the cementing of economic ties, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to also emphasise on trust-building and push for a clarification on the 3,488km line of actual control (LAC).
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