HindustanTimes Sat,26 Jul 2014


Jaitley promises 'grand' war memorial for martyrs

Arun Jaitley
On the 15th anniversary of the Kargil War, defence minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the government will soon finalise the site for construction of a "grand" National War Memorial.

Rahul targets Modi, Sena over price rise,‘bullying’

Ved Pratap Vaidik is RSS man: Rahul Gandhi
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Friday targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government on the rising prices of vegetables, saying ‘tall promises’ had been made to people but there was a huge difference between one’s words and the deeds performed.

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1 killed, 4 injured in grenade attack in Baramulla

A policeman was killed and four others injured in a grenade attack by militants in Sopore town of Baramulla district in Kashmir early on Saturday, police said.

Congress not eligible for Leader of Oppn post in Lok Sabha: Mukul Rohatgi to Speaker

Congress president Sonia Gandhi
The Congress is not eligible for the post of Leader of the Opposition in Lok Sabha as it does not have the requisite strength (10% of total seats), attorney general Mukul Rohatgi has told Speaker Sumitra Mahajan.

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

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.

UP: Violent clashes in Saharanpur, curfew imposed

Violent clashes broke out in Saharanpur on Saturday over a land dispute as two groups fought pitched battles, fired at each other and burnt several vehicles, police said. Five policemen were injured in the violence.

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".

Mumbai: Model says DIG was drunk when he raped her

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.
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