North India witnessed flash floods leaving 73 dead and thousand stranded, BJP-JD(U) workers clashed in Patna after their split, Suraj Pancholi was in a 'good mental and physical health' and TV presenter Nigella Lawson's husband Charles Saatchi has been warned over his assault on his wife. These were some of the most read stories on hindustantimes.com:
The coal ministry on Monday issued show-cause notices to two firms, for not developing coal blocks allocated to them within the stipulated time frame. PTI
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Veteran CPI leader Satya Pal Dang passed away in Amritsar on Saturday. He was 92 and ailing for the last few years. Born in 1920 in Gujranwala in Pakistan, Satypal Dang married Vimla, another CPI leader, in 1952.
Former UP minister and BSP candidate for the Lok Sabha polls from the Firozabad constituency, Chaudhary Basheer landed in trouble after his pregnant wife lodged a complaint on Tuesday accusing him of harassment over dowry, unnatural sex and intimidating her.
On day one of registration to Delhi University's four-year undergraduate programme (FYUP), over 42,000 admission forms were sold, a university official said on Thursday.
Bollywood actress Jiah Khan of Nishabd fame was found hanging from the ceiling at her Juhu residence on late Monday night, a 35-year-old woman, allegedly locked up in a room by her parents for about four years, was rescued by police from her residence in the Bangalore, a Delhi court on Tuesday extended till June 18 judicial custody of pacer S Sreesanth and 22 others in the T20 spot-fixing case after Delhi Police informed it has invoked MCOCA provisions against them and former Bangladesh cricket captain Mohammad Ashraful was suspended from the sport on Tuesday after he confessed his involvement in fixing, a top cricket official said. These were today's most read stories on HT... read more.
By the end of next year, Indian fighter planes could be equipped with indigenously-developed 'glide bombs', which will be guided to their targets for precision attacks.
India announced growth figures for its full financial year on Friday showing the once-booming South Asian economy expanded by 5.0% in 2012/13, its slowest pace in a decade.
The Maoists’ dance of the macabre just after gunning down the Salwa Judum founder Mahendra Karma seems to have been just the prelude, the Delhi Police claiming to have busted the elusive ‘fourth module’ of bookies involved in the spot-fixing scandal, assured arrests of more cricketers in the coming days, a Kerala-born Kollywood actress and her live-in partner were arrested from a plush south Delhi farmhouse in a joint operation by the Chennai and the Delhi Police in a cheating case and US President Barack Obama joked about a lipstick stain on his collar during a White House event, saying that he is explaining the red mark on his shirt to avoid trouble with the First Lady. These were today's most read stories on HT... read more.
Wheat procurement in punjab was recorded at 11 million tonnes in the current rabi season, which is a decline of 16% over last season’s procurement of 12.8 million tonnes. In the country as a whole, procurement fell from 38.2 million tonnes in 2011-12 to 27 million tonnes, of which Punjab has contributed 40%, in the current season.
A sluggish economy and an untamable rise in prices can be sufficient reasons for public ire to turn against any incumbent government, although crusader-turned-politician Arvind Kejriwal seems optimistic about his Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) performance in the upcoming Delhi assembly polls, many voters apparently think otherwise, firefighters in eastern China have rescued an abandoned newborn baby boy lodged in a sewage pipe directly beneath a toilet commode, state television reported, in a case which has sparked anger on social media sites and Christened "Durga vahini" after the goddess who slays evil and symbolises women's power, a group in Bihar has banned consuming alcohol in their village as also the entry of anybody in a drunken state. These were today's most read stories on HT... read more.
More than 82% students today cleared the 2013 Class XII CBSE examinations, with girls once again outshining the boys and the Chennai region beating others in the overall pass percentage, after waiting almost for a year, the Park Street victim has finally landed on a job, a top BJP leader dropped the clearest hint so far that Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi was poised to be declared the party's PM nominee ahead of the next Lok Sabha election and Yesteryear superstar Dharmendra has been showing interest in doing more movies of late, and he’s elated to see the revival of his production house, Vijayta Films. These were today's most read stories on HT... read more.
Congress leader Mahendra Karma, 62, had survived at least four attempts on his life by suspected Maoists when the fifth, on Saturday, proved fatal, a beleaguered BCCI on Sunday suspended Chennai Super Kings' CEO Gurunath Meiyappan, a 24-year-old engineering student on Friday married his friend, a 22-year-old woman, who was reportedly gangraped in Bihar’s Banka district in his presence and the role of Pakistani umpire Asad Rauf is prominently emerging in the betting case registered by the Mumbai crime branch. These were today's most read stories on HT... read more.
Outsourcing company iGate Corporation on Tuesday sacked its chief executive officer and one of India's best-known IT executives Phaneesh Murthy for not disclosing to the company his relationship with a subordinate employee, after probing a sexual harassment complaint against him, Delhi High Court on Wednesday ordered perjury prosecution of Bollywood actor Shayan Munshi and ballistic expert PS Manocha for turning hostile in the Jessica Lal murder case, Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt was secretly shifted from a Mumbai prison to a Pune jail in the wee hours on Wednesday, sources said and fans have remained loyal to T20league despite the spot-fixing scandal. These were today's most read stories on HT... read more.