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HindustanTimes Sat,26 Jul 2014

India

Congress not fit for Leader of Oppn status: AG to Speaker

Congress president Sonia Gandhi
The Congress, which has 44 seats out of the total 543 in the 16th Lok Sabha, has been insisting that it deserves the position. Even on Friday, its leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha, Ghulam Nabi Azad, said it was 'most unfortunate' that the Congress had not been given LoP status in Lok Sabha.

Dead engineer in transfer list, govt to probe

The water resources department has included a dead engineer in the list of transferred engineers, a goof-up that comes close on the heels of the police absolving three youths of the charge of murdering a missing girl who surfaced three months after the "crime".

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Prez Mukherjee completes two years in office

Pranab Mukherjee
After spending another busy year in office, President Pranab Mukherjee had a packed day to mark the completion of second year in Rashtrapati Bhavan.

15 years post Kargil: Military may be ready, but still a long way off

Kargil
Fifteen years after the Indian army evicted Pakistani intruders from the heights of Kargil, an NDA government is back in power with promises to ensure that India is never surprised again. But it has a long way to go. Up, close, personal: Sharing pain, joy, tears and history with Kargil heroes

Solanki appointed Haryana guv to douse SGPC fire

Anxious to settle the Haryana-Punjab slugfest over the controversial gurdwara management committee issue, the Centre has named Kaptan Singh Solanki as Haryana’s next governor and has kept the window open for a presidential reference on the matter.

Govt to brush up its act on victim rehabilitation

acid attack victims
After a dressing down from the Supreme Court, the Union home ministry (MHA) has decided to examine all the measures taken by it with regard to speedy rehabilitation of acid attack victims.

Govt for extradition pact with Nepal

Sushma Swaraj
The government is keen on sealing an extradition pact with Nepal that would include the handing over of third country nationals — a proposal pending for almost a decade now — as external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj began her visit to that country.

Mumbai: Model says DIG was drunk when he raped her

Rape
The Goregaon based model has alleged in her FIR that deputy inspector general of police (DIG) Sunil Paraskar consumed alcohol before raping her at a bungalow in Madh Island. This is part of the FIR, the copy of which HT has in its possession.

Up, close, personal: Sharing pain, joy, tears and history with Kargil heroes

Gun Post
One of the most exciting rewards of being a journalist is the ringside view you get of history being made. The year 1999 packed in more than the usual share of history when I found myself on the craggy heights of Kargil, ducking shelling from across the Line of Control following a surprise intrusion by Pakistan.

Bengal: 7-year-old may have been raped, murdered over land dispute

A land dispute between two families is most likely the reason behind the murder and alleged rape of the seven-year-old in Midnapore district of West Bengal, police sources said.

'Discontent' in AAP as party tries to salvage image

Aam Aadmi Party logo, AAP
Discontent seems to be brewing within a small section of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) volunteers, at a time when the party is holding its three-day national executive meeting in Punjab to discuss its expansion plans.

Kolkata tutor arrested, husband still on the run

Punishment
Three days after a private tutor Pooja Singh was caught on CCTV torturing a three-and-half-year-old childin Lake Town, the police arrested the accused from a hideout in south Kolkata on Friday afternoon.
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