HindustanTimes Mon,22 Sep 2014


Situation along LAC tense but under control

A Border Security Force (BSF) soldier patrols near the fenced

The situation along the disputed Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh remained tense but under control, a government official said on Sunday.

Cong-NCP talks on hold, wait for saffron combine’s decision

Sharad Pawar and Praful Patel
The seat-sharing talks between the Congress and the NCP camps are not going well either. The Congress on Sunday ignored the 24-hour ultimatum issued by its ally through senior leader Praful Patel to better its offer of 124 seats.

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Centre scales down NDMA members’ authority

Relief and rescue work being carried ut by NDMA personnel outside the UT
The Modi government’s decision to scale down the status of NDMA members this week was aimed at discouraging influential retired civil servants from pulling strings to get a status upgrade at the cost of the country’s disaster preparedness.

Only AIR, DD to air breaking news, I&B ministry tells netas

The information and broadcasting ministry has written to all the Union ministries and departments to give all breaking news, relating to government decisions and policy initiatives, only to AIR and Doordarshan before private TV channels and news agencies.

Jaitley to attend investors meet in London

Why did EC allow Rahul's roadshow and deny Modi, asks Jaitley

Union finance minister Arun Jaitley will be the first minister of the Narendra Modi -led BJP government to visit London when he comes here for an investors meet in October, official sources told HT.

In 3 months, another case against DIG Paraskar

Sunil Paraskar
Suspended deputy inspector general of police, Sunil Paraskar, accused of raping a 26-year-old woman, has been booked in another case, this time for outraging the modesty of a woman.

Nurse murdered in staff quarters in Delhi

Murder, torture, humiliation
A 45-year-old nurse working at Lok Nayak Hospital in Delhi was found murdered. Her body was found in a semi-nude condition in the bathroom at the hospital’s staff quarters located near Delhi Gate in central Delhi.

Azamgarh ‘poll birds’ set to flock Maharashtra

Abu Azmi, File
In a show of strength, several locals and NRIs hailing from Azamgarh, would soon leave for Maharashtra to campaign for Samajwadi Party’s state president Abu Asim Azmi, who hails from Azamgarh.

Soon, babus may also work from home

govt babu
They are already spending longer hours at office but now government officials may soon end up working out of office too. The Narendra Modi government this week lifted a decade-old restriction on the purchase of laptops, notepads and tablets iPads for central government officials.

Chinese pitch tents in Chumar; stand off continues

China incursion

The stand-off in Chumar area of Ladakh area took a new turn on Sunday with Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) pitching seven tents well within the Indian territory and showing no signs of withdrawing from the territory.

3 AAP MLAs land in Goa, trigger fears of poaching by BJP

Aam Aadmi Party logo, AAP
Three AAP MLAs, Ashok Kumar Chauhan, Dharmender Singh Koli and Prakash Jarwal, left Delhi at noon and landed in Goa before being contacted by the party and asked to immediately return to Delhi.

Dalits dragged by horses, hit with pistol butt in Bihar’s ‘wild west’

Kapildev Mandal and Bablu

Three persons, including two dalit workers of the ruling Janata Dal (United), were allegedly tied to horses and dragged for quite a distance before being tied to a pole and hit with a pistol butt and sticks, over a political dispute.

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