HindustanTimes Fri,25 Jul 2014


I am a Christian Hindu: Goa deputy CM

Goa's deputy chief minister Francis D'Souza. (Photo credit: Goa assembly website)
He was defending the comments of his cabinet colleague Deepak Dhavalikar who said that PM Modi could make the country a 'Hindu nation'. D'Souza told reporters that India was always a Hindu nation and will always be a Hindu nation.

India summons Pak diplomat over 26/11 trial

Bombay high court
India on Friday summoned Pakistan's deputy high commissioner and lodged a strong protest against the adjournment of the ongoing Mumbai terror attack case trial in Pakistan.

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Congress stages walkout in Goa assembly over 'Hindu rashtra' remark

India map
The opposition Congress, along with an independent legislator, staged a walkout in the Goa assembly Friday protesting against a cabinet minister's remark that India would become a "Hindu nation" if everyone supported Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Girls not safe on UP roads after 6pm: Goa CM

Manohar Parrikar
In potentially controversial remarks, Goa CM Manohar Parrikar on Thursday said girls would "disappear" if they walk on the roads in Uttar Pradesh in the evening and invoked legendary Bhagat Singh to justify foreign study trips by his cabinet colleagues.

Mumbai: Parents accuse bus cleaner of molesting kindergarten child

Violence against women
Parents of a senior kindergarten student filed a noncognisable offence against a bus cleaner of a school in Kandivli earlier this week, alleging their child had been abused by the cleaner.

LDF workers stage dharna against hike in prices of food items

BJP Narendra Modi
CPI(M) led LDF Opposition workers today staged a before the Secretariat here, demanding that the Centre and State governments check rise in prices of essential commodities.

India observes 15th anniversary of Kargil War

Kargil conflict

India observed the 15th anniversary of the Kargil War on Friday, commemorating the sacrifice by armymen defending the borders.

Sulking Narayan Rane meets Rahul Gandhi in Delhi

Ajit Pawar, Narayan Rane, Nilesh Rane

With no quick resolution in sight, sulking Congress leader Narayan Rane met party vicepresident Rahul Gandhi in New Delhi on Thursday.

Saradha scam: Actor Mithun questioned by ED

A team of officers from the Enforcement Directorate, Kolkata, questioned actor and Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha MP, Mithun Chakraborty, in Mumbai on Thursday, in connection with the multi-crore Saradha scam in West Bengal.

Thane: Tree falls, 10 injured, woman and infant killed

Banyan tree
A 25-year-old and her four-month-old child were crushed to death and ten others injured when a tree fell on their huts in Bhiwandi town of Thane district, fire officials said.

Delhi: Unable to get a job with airlines for being underweight, woman commits suicide

Banyan tree
Aruna Singh, an aspiring airhostess, had been under treatment for weight gain but was unhappy with the results. With a height of 5’2’’ and weighing mere 37 kg, Aruna had been unable to find a job as a stewardess and had been depressed.

Gurdwara panel row: Badal, Hooda in no mood to budge

Badal Independence day Patiala
Sticking to their guns on the contentious formation of the Haryana gurdwara panel, Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal and his Haryana counterpart Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Wednesday blamed each other for exploiting the issue for political gains.
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