HindustanTimes Sun,13 Jul 2014


MHA idea rejected to form joint force for Hyderabad

K Chandrasekhar Rao
The Telangana government has dismissed the suggestions of the home ministry to form a joint force comprising police of the new state and residuary Andhra Pradesh to control the law and order in Hyderabad and set up a special cell to deal with hate crimes there.

Five more infants die in Malda hospital

Five more babies have died in the Malda Medical College and Hospital since Saturday, taking the toll in the crib deaths at the facility to 12 in two days.

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PM Modi leaves for BRICS in Brazil; Russia, China, South Africa to join in

PM Modi on Sunday left for Brazil to attend the five-nation BRICS summit, where he would also meet for the first time with the other heads of the bloc which include Brazil, Russia, China and South Africa.

Over Rs. 13 crore lost due to thefts in 2013

Cartoon of thief
The year 2013 witnessed theft of valuables worth Rs. 13,219 crore, second highest of the decade, as per the data by the National Crime Records Bureau.

Bhopal youngsters take tech route to spirituality, read holy books on cellphones

Bhopal youth
Several youths in Bhopal have converted their cellphones into a holy book. There are many others who download various applications to read verses of holy books like Ramayan, Geeta, Bible and Guru Granth Sahib.

Woman accuses MP senior police officer of rape

Delhi Police
A woman in Jaipur on Saturday accused a senior police officer of Madhya Pradesh of raping her and clicking objectionable pictures of her daughter and niece, a charge denied by the policeman.

Pregnant woman 'kicked' by UP cop, loses baby

police lathicharge

A woman in Bijnor district in western Uttar Pradesh had a miscarriage after allegedly being a kicked by a police sub-inspector during a dharna on Thursday.

More than a million have no school and no hope for the future

A ragpicker
A recent UN report shows that more than a million children between the ages of six and eleven years are out of school. This represents a real loss of potential for the country. Poulomi Banerjee writes.

Picking up the threads: A look at the community behind Reddit India

The Reddit India sub-forum was started six years ago, but it is only over the past two years, as the Indian community became more active in the run-up to this year’s national election, that its subscriber numbers began to soar.

Tihar Jail sets up restaurant, inmates to cook and serve food

Tihar Jail
Around 10 of the 45-50 inmates who underwent training in house keeping, cooking and hotel management are at present working at the restaurant. The restaurant, which has a seating capacity of 50 persons, is open from 10am to 10pm.

Seven infants die in West Bengal hospital in 24 hours

Seven infants have died in past 24 hours at West Bengal's Malda Medical College and Hospital, which witnessed frequent crib deaths in the recent past.

Rahul aide to choose Maharashtra poll candidates

A thoughtful Rahul Gandhi watches the India Vs West Indies Test match.

Despite his team coming under fire over the party’s debacle in the Lok Sabha elections, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi continues to repose his trust on close associates whose performance have come under scanner.

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