HindustanTimes Thu,31 Jul 2014


RSS meet begins amid tight security, Cong protest on MPPEB scam

Mohan Bhagwat

Amid tight security and Congress workers' protest a four-day brainstorming session of RSS began on Thursday to discuss the core issues of the organization as well as to chalk out the roadmap for its intellectual cell.

12 villages cut-off due to landslide in Odisha

A scene at a landslide site
Landslide in Odisha, triggered by heavy downpour, has cut-off about a dozen villages on the Bonda hills in Malkangiri from the district headquarters for the last four days, district officials said.

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Tragic end to a 'pachydermal' love story in Bihar

A mahout cools off his elephant
A female elephant at the Valmikinagar Tiger Project (VTR) in West Champaran district of north Bihar has gone into mourning after her partner was claimed by disease on Tuesday.

John Kerry says US 'excited' about PM Narendra Modi

Kerry cottage
US secretary of state John Kerry said on Thursday he was "excited" about Prime Minister Narendra Modi and he wanted a "new relationship" with the new government.

Rajiv Gandhi's Sri Lanka policy led to his death, he was badly advised: Natwar Singh

Kerry cottage
Rajiv Gandhi’s Sri Lanka policy led to his assassination, former external affairs minister Natwar Singh has said, referring to the decision to send the Indian Peace Keeping Force to Sri Lanka in July 1987. Vote: Do you believe Natwar Singh's allegations about Congress?

DPS teacher booked for molesting girl students in Jaipur

A Delhi Public School teacher here has been booked for allegedly molesting girl students after parents of one of the students registered a complaint with the school principal.

India 'gave befitting reply' to soldier beheading

Bikram Singh
The Indian Army gave "a befitting reply" to Pakistan after an Indian soldier was beheaded along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir, outgoing army chief General Bikram Singh said on Thursday.

Dalbir Singh takes over as new army chief

General Dalbir Singh on Thursday took over as the new chief of the 1.3 million strong Indian Army. He succeeds General Bikram Singh, who retired on Thursday.

Gangster who thrived on land disputes behind Saharanpur riot, held: Police


A gangster who thrived on land disputes has been arrested on charges of instigating the last Saturday's Sikh-Muslim clashes that killed three and injured dozens of others in Saharanpur, the police said on Thursday.

Terai turning into killing field for Corbett tigers

Corbett Tiger Reserve
Growing human population and poor conservation strategy are fast turning Uttarakhand's Terai belt into a killing field for tigers, sending alarm bells ringing among wildlife activists.

Tension in Khandwa, Ujjain; indefinite curfew imposed

Curfew in Khandwa
Tension prevailed in Khandwa and Ujjain after violence between two communities rocked the two cities and led to clamping of prohibitory orders. Director general of police Nandan Dubey said an alert has been sounded in Madhya Pradesh.

Dalit woman stopped from hoisting flag, MP govt served notice

The National Human Rights Commission has sent notices to MP divisional commissioner, Chambal and district magistrate, Morena regarding a Dalit woman sarpanch, who is being denied her right to hoist the national flag.
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