HindustanTimes Tue,29 Jul 2014


Prashant Bhushan calls for enquiry against Justice Manjunath

Prashant Bhushan
Aam Aadmi Party leader and lawyer Prashant Bhushan on Tuesday said that an enquiry should be set up against Karnataka High Court judge KL Manjunath and that his removal should be recommended by the Chief Justice of India himself.

Bangalore school rape: Skating instructor Mustafa gets 'clean chit'; two others arrested

Bangalore child rape protest
Mustafa, however, is booked in another case of an alleged sexual assault in a school where he worked earlier. His wife says irreparable damage has been done to his reputation.

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J-K violence, Saharanpur curfew mar Eid revelry

Eid in Saharanpur
As Eid-ul-Fitr was marked across the country on Tuesday, celebrations were slightly marred by violence in Kashmir over the Gaza conflict and curfew in riot-hit Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh.

Taxman to write polite letters to assessees

Income tax

Politeness is the new mantra for the Income Tax department which has asked its officials to be more courteous while approaching taxpayers with queries regarding their financial transactions or returns.

'Strange-looking animal' sparks panic inside Parliament complex

Palm civet (representative photo). AFP
The appearance of a 'strange-looking' visitor from the animal world inside the Parliament complex sparked panic within the heavily-fortified compound and threw the security staff there into a tizzy.

Scientific research results must reach farmers: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said India needs to increase its per hectare productivity of crops to meet the growing demand for food.

Patna: Truck driver kills 12 sleeping pilgrims

Hurricane Irene
A speeding truck driver ran over and killed at least 12 Hindu pilgrims on Tuesday who were sleeping on the side of a busy road in northeastern India, police said.

India to help its nationals leave Libya amid violence

Indian evacuees
With violence gripping Libya, the Indian government said on Tuesday that it was making arrangements to facilitate the return of around 4,500 Indian nationals, including 750 nurses.

Raj police arrest 'mastermind' of RPSC exam paper leak

In a major breakthrough, Rajasthan police today nabbed the "mastermind" of a gang which was involved in alleged leakage of papers of competitive exams held by Rajasthan public service commission from Bihar.

Sri Lankan Navy arrests 50 Indian fishermen

Fishing boats
Fifty fishermen from Nagapattinam and Karaikal have been arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy personnel for allegedly fishing near the Lankan coast.

Moderate intensity quake hits off Andaman island

A symbolic image of an earthquake
A moderate intensity earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter Scale hit off the coast of North Andaman island on Tuesday but the Meteorological Department said there was no threat of a tsunami.

Saharanpur peaceful, 50,000 hold Eid prayers

Eid in Saharanpur
People were keen on praying at the Idgah despite an uneasy calm in the area after the bloody clashes between Sikhs and Muslims last week left three people dead and several injured.
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