HindustanTimes Fri,18 Apr 2014


Will Mumbai voters buck turnout trend?

Delhi has done it. Even the rest of Maharashtra has done it. So, will Mumbai’s voters follow suit and turn out in large numbers on April 24?

Dust storm kills 18 in Uttar Pradesh

dust storm

At least 18 people were killed and property worth several million rupees damaged in a dust storm that hit Lucknow and other parts of Uttar Pradesh late Thursday, officials said Friday.

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2 youth tear woman's clothes for resisting molestation

crimes against women
Two youth tore woman's clothes when she tried to resist their molestation bid at Siyani Gate area in Ghaziabad on Thursday.

Gandhis rallying for each other

The all-out opposition attack on Rahul Gandhi has forced Congress president Sonia Gandhi to lead the counter-offensive in the family’s bastion – the Amethi Lok Sabha constituency— where she will address a rally on Saturday.

SP leader Mulayam Singh dreams of PM post

Mulayam Singh Yadav
Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav claimed that third front would form the government at the Centre, with SP as its largest component, and said he would stake claim for the Prime Minister’s post.

At exit gate, UPA government tries to sneak in lokpal

Barely a month away from completing its term, the UPA government is trying to push through the appointment of India’s first ever lokpal — a corruption watchdog to probe allegations against public officers in high places.

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It’s war, but Rahul Gandhi’s young army missing

A thoughtful Rahul Gandhi watches the India Vs West Indies Test match.
In May 2012, the Youth Congress boasted of being the only organisation in the world to have more than 1.3 crore members. Two years later, when Congress desperately needs this youth wing, it has gone missing.

Militants kill sarpanch in Kashmir's Pulwama

Policemen checking the identy

Separatist militants killed a sarpanch (village headman) in south Kashmir's Pulwama district late Thursday, an official said Friday.

Modi mounts assault on Dravidian parties

Modi is the first political leader posing a serious challenge to the two Dravidian parties in four decades since the Congress was edged out of power in the state in 1967.

Coalgate: CBI questions Jharkhand ex-CM Koda

Madhu Koda
CBI has questioned former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda in connection with alleged irregularities in the allocation of a state coal block in 2008 to two firms of Congress’s Lok Sabha MP and industrialist Naveen Jindal.

Train deviates 700km, arrives 26 hrs late

passenger train
Exhausted passengers of the Okha-Ernakulam Express train finally reached their destination, Ernakulam on Wednesday evening, 26 hours later than the scheduled arrival time.

Rahul Gandhi slams Shivraj's govt, attacks policies

Rahul Gandhi
Rahul Gandhi also brought the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board scam into the centre stage by accusing the Shivraj Singh Chouhan-led government for being responsible for the scam and also for shielding the real masterminds.
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