HindustanTimes Mon,14 Jul 2014


Delhi: Robbers loot house holding infant hostage at gunpoint

The 11-month-old daughter of a woman was allegedly held hostage at gunpoint by a man while his accomplice looted jewellery and other valuables worth about Rs. 2 lakh from her house in north-east Delhi's Mansarovar Park, police said on Sunday.

In this Madhya Pradesh town, autopsies are carried out in the open

Post mortem in Madhya Pradesh
For over three years now, residents of Bhagat Singh ward in Madhya Pradesh’s Garhakota town are living a “hellish life” thanks to the government hospital’s open-air autopsy room. (Advisory: Graphic photo inside)

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Rain relief for parched Delhi, heat wave over

Delhi rains
Monsoon rains lashed New Delhi on Sunday afternoon, bringing down the temperature and providing much-awaited respite to Delhiites who had been reeling under hot and humid conditions for the past several days.

EC says Ashok Chavan fudged poll spend

Ashok Chavan
The poll panel slapped a showcause notice on ex-Maharashtra CM Ashok Chavan for failing to lodge his election expenses as per law in a paid news case, asking why he should not be disqualified.

Lalu to record statement in fodder scam case

Lalu Prasad Yadav

RJD supremo Lalu Prasad will recordhis statement in a fodder scam case and appear in two other Animal Husbandry Department scam cases in separate CBI courts in Ranchi on Monday.

Centre carries out first major bureaucractic rejig


The Narendra Modi government carried out on Sunday its first major bureaucratic reshuffle, naming Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav's principal secretary, Rakesh Garg, as the new telecom secretary and Odisha chief secretary Jugal Kishore Mohapatra as the fertilizers secretary.

Women’s panel team visits Ghaziabad gang rape victim, records statement

AAP Protests

A team of NGO associated with the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) visited the 22-year-old gang rape victim on Sunday to record her statement.

Muslims cautious about madrasa reforms move

Mohammediya madrasa
Muslims have reacted cautiously to the Rs. 100 crore budgetary allocation by the Modi government to initiate reforms in the madrasa education system. The allocation is in line with the BJP's poll promise to initiate madrasa modernisation.

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Cops bust gambling den of Gujarati businessmen

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Bangalore Police arrested 59 businessmen from Gujarat after they were caught red-handed at a gambling den in the city on Friday. The businessmen, many of whom are wealthy diamond merchants, had flown in to the city on a special flight for a weekend of gambling.

Modi spells out foreign policy approach ahead of BRICS summit

PM Narendra Modi on Sunday nuanced his government's foreign policy approach, seeking an aggressive Indian engagement on global issues to address regional crises and security threats.

Ram Naik, 4 other BJP leaders finalised as guvs

Senior BJP
Names of five senior BJP leaders, including former petroleum minister Ram Naik, have been confirmed by the government for appointment as governors in states including Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka and Gujarat, highly placed sources said on Sunday.

ASI discovers more than 71 decorated rock shelters in MP, Maharashtra

Senior BJP

A team from the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has discovered more than 71 decorated rock shelters in the Gawilgarh hills of Betul district in Madhya Pradesh and the Dabka reserve forest areas in the Amravati district of Maharashtra.

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