The Punjab police on Tuesday recovered a newborn who was allegedly sold off to a New Delhi resident for Rs.
8 lakh through a deal struck on Facebook.
A Norwegian TV show has been slammed by a church after it tricked five teenage girls to convert to Islam so that they could win tickets to Justin Bieber's concerts, in a cruel twist of fate, a 25-year-old labourer who won a Rs. one crore bumper lottery prize drowned in an irrigation pool before he could get the money, Iran on Tuesday denied involvement in a plot to derail a passenger train in Canada that police say was backed by al Qaeda elements based in Iran and most members of the new middle class believe their lives have improved over past decade; but they want more and are intolerant towards corruption, misgovernance. These were some of the most read stories on the website. Read More.
Narcotic drugs with an estimated value of 260 crore, allegedly smuggled from Pakistan, were seized from two different places along the Indo-Pak border in the district by Border Security Force.
If Nitish Kumar’s JD(U) and the BJP do indeed break their alliance, a rapprochement may not happen between the old allies even in the outside chance of Narendra Modi leading his party to a tally close to double hundred, writes Vinod Sharma
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A delegation of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) will soon meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to get the hanging of Khalistani terrorist Devinderpal Singh Bhullar stalled.
In cables dating back to the tenure of Henry Kissinger as US secretary of state, released by whistleblower website WikiLeaks, it has come out that India had made a request for extraditing Khalistan idealogue Dr Jagjit Singh Chohan from the US, but it was turned down, Bhartesh Singh Thakur reports.
The latest set of US diplomatic cables from the ’70s made public by whistleblower website WikiLeaks includes some damning observations about leaders of India, including the then chief ministers of Punjab and Haryana, Bhartesh Singh Thakur reports.
The Congress party dismissed a report that former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi may have been a middleman for an arms deal in the 1970s, according to diplomatic cables on Monday. Maharashtra deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar apologised for his controversial comments on water shortage and loadshedding saying that he had hurt the sentiments of the people as well as the Legislature.
SC has stayed the execution of death row convicts whose clemency pleas were rejected by the President, people have received Aadhaar letters with photographs of trees in place of their own, Smriti Irani's changing role from an entertainer to a politician and India successfully test-fired Agni II. These were some of the most read stories on hindustantimes.com:
Perhaps the gravity of the mission demanded a gaiety only an exotic locale could provide. Why else would Punjab's SAD-BJP ruling alliance opt for Goa instead of a gurdwara for the venue of its four-day chintan shivir or brainstorming session beginning April 7? Pawan Sharma reports.
UK-based NRI Tavinder Singh alias Tally, who was arrested in connection with the murder of Punjab police ASI Gurdev Singh, was on Saturday remanded to a six-day police remand by a court in Phagwara, Punjab.
Less than 24 hours after the Punjab government banned the screening of Sadda Haq, the controversial film on the Khalistan separatist movement, neighbours Haryana and the Union Territory of Chandigarh followed suit on Friday.
An assistant sub-inspector (ASI) of the Karnal police was arrested on Thursday on a charge of outraging the modesty of a woman.
Punjab Police today said it will not accept report of the dope test on Olympian boxer Vijender conducted by the National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) as it has no legal validity.
Not having written for the first edition of the Wisden India Almanack gives me the advantage of writing about it. Writing being Wisden‘s strongest suit, the tributes to VVS Laxman and Rahul Dravid make us realize again what we had, and will no more, Soumya Bhattacharya