- Mar 05, 2015 01:55 IST
Bubbling murmurs within the BJP over the perceived anti-farmer tag attached to the government’s proposed land acquisition law have reached Prime Minister Narendra Modi and prompted the leadership to allay fears of the party’s largest block, its MPs from Uttar Pradesh.
- Mar 05, 2015 00:22 IST
The Union home ministry had no authority to give ‘no objection’ to a request by British filmmaker Leslee Udwin to record an interview of one of the convicts in the December 16 gangrape case as the administration of Tihar comes under the Delhi government, sources told HT.
- Mar 05, 2015 00:26 IST
The Congress is considering moving a breach of privilege motion against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for making “several false and misleading” statements in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday.
- Mar 05, 2015 02:04 IST
Indicating that a ransom may have been paid to the Taliban to secure his release, Father Alexis Prem Kumar has confided to his family that his captors told him they were “waiting for the money” and that he would soon be freed.
- Mar 05, 2015 00:33 IST
Leaving behind India's more traditional business centres such as Mumbai and Bangalore, the city of pearls Hyderabad is the best city to live in the country, says a global survey.
- Mar 04, 2015 23:28 IST
But Roy’s coolness and sharp survival instinct — for which he had been feted by his leader — forced him to ‘rebel’ against Mamata Banerjee. He ignored Banerjee’s unofficial whip that no TMC man should cooperate with the CBI in the Saradha scam.
- Mar 05, 2015 00:45 IST
Criticism mounted over a controversial Maharashtra ban on of cows, bulls or bullocks on Wednesday as traders said the move would push up prices of other meat products and adversely affect hundreds of restaurants catering to the poor.
- Mar 04, 2015 23:34 IST
The Dharm Jagran Samiti, an RSS-allied organisation that hogged the limelight recently for its ghar wapsi pitch, seems to be changing track. The man who has replaced Rajeshwar Singh, the controversial west UP chief of the organisation, believes in playing down the ‘reconversion’ issue.
- Mar 05, 2015 00:52 IST
With Maharashtra banning the sale of beef in the state, transportation of cattle has been badly affected in various parts of the country. The ban evoked negative reaction in most states.
- Mar 05, 2015 00:16 IST
Did the police make an error in registering an FIR to stop the screening of the documentary ‘India’s Daughter’ within hours of the Union home minister objecting to the promos of the movie?
- Mar 04, 2015 22:10 IST
For it, against it? Tell us your stand on December 16 gangrape documentary
- Mar 05, 2015 00:16 IST
The BJP, under pressure from the Opposition, allies and even steadfast supporters over the land law ordinance, has engaged a core team of senior NDA ministers, including Arun Jaitley and Venkaiah Naidu, to reach out to these parties to garner support in favour of the most contentious bill of this budget session of Parliament.
- Mar 05, 2015 00:21 IST
A key government panel on wildlife has approved more than 50 projects across India, including three in Madhya Pradesh, involving the diversion of wildlife habitats on the grounds that the people-centric infrastructure schemes will provide key services.
- Mar 05, 2015 00:25 IST
A day after registering an FIR to stall the screening of the documentary — India’s Daughter — directed by British filmmaker Leslee Udwin, Delhi Police said a team of officers from the cyber wing will analyse the unedited version of the film.
- Mar 05, 2015 00:29 IST
Even as the government orders investigation into how a man on death row for the 2012 Delhi gang rape was allowed to be interviewed for a documentary film, legal experts find no fault with the director saying it was not her “mistake”. Instead, they blame jail authorities for the lapse, who allowed it without court’s permission.