HindustanTimes Thu,21 Aug 2014


RSS wants all post-1947 secret files made public

The Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) wants all official papers of Independent India to be declassified, saying it’s time to open up — a demand that is likely to make the government uncomfortable.

East Bengal club official arrested for Saradha link

The CBI arrested East Bengal Club official Debabrata Sarkar alias Nitu on Wednesday evening in connection with the Saradha scam. On August 14, CBI sleuths had carried out a search in his north Kolkata residence and seized a few incriminating documents that led to his arrest.

Chavan to skip Modi’s meeting after BJP boos Hooda

Accusing the BJP of politicising the Prime Minister’s public events ahead of assembly polls, Chavan announced that he would not attend the function on Thursday when Modi will lay the foundation stone for the Nagpur Metro network.

Passengers panic, complete chaos after IndiGo flight catches fire

There was complete chaos inside Indigo flight 6E-176 from Mumbai as passengers rushed towards the exits after smoke started spewing from the plane that landed on runway 9-27 of Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International airport on Wednesday afternoon.

Do not elect women sarpanches whose husbands run the show: Maneka Gandhi

Maneka Gandhi tells HT in an interview that little will change on ground unless women make up for 30% of the police force and politicians stop husbands of women sarpanches from running the show.

Badaun case: Forensic tests conclude the victims were not sexually assaulted or raped

The CBI on Tuesday said that forensic tests done on the two teenage girls murdered in UP’s Badaun district in May have ruled out sexual assault or rape on them.

2 diplomats in race to be PM’s G-20 summit ‘sherpa’

Indian Ambassador to Russia PS Raghavan and former diplomat Hardeep Singh Puri are in contention to be appointed as personal emissary or “sherpa” of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the G-20 summit in Brisbane, Australia on November 15-16.

ISI on Riyaaz Bhatkal’s trail

The Pakistani intelligence agency is at the brink of arresting Indian Mujahudin co-founder Riyaaz Bhatkal, who is believed to be living in Pakistan, the Delhi Police Special Cell told a city court on Wednesday.

What lies at the heart of Assam-Nagaland dispute

Union minister of state for home, Kiren Rijiju is going to Guwahati on Thursday and would sit with Gogoi and Zelian to sort out the problem. 3 more killed in Assam, Nagaland border flare-up; Gogoi blames Centre

'Dowry' is the most hated word in this part of the world

In Nilambur, not a single dowry related case has been reported in many years. The town has shown the world how to contain social evils effectively.

Mandal politics already looks a wobbly plank in Bihar

Observers say the bypolls will show whether Mandal politics is still relevant two decades later in Bihar. For, India, meanwhile, has got the taste of liberalisation and the promise of inclusive growth by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Bihar’s political discourse changing

Bihar’s political landscape is undergoing a sea change. And the change is not only the recent tie-up between Lalu Prasad and Nitish Kumar but also the preoccupations of both the NDA and the BJP camps with national rather than local issues.

India talks tough as Basit defends meeting separatists

Sharpening its aggressive position on the Pakistan envoy’s meeting Hurriyat leaders, New Delhi said on Wednesday the principle that India and Pakistan are the only two stakeholders on the issue of Jammu & Kashmir is the bedrock of the bilateral relationship between the neighbours.

Indian Army doing enough to stop Chinese incursions: Jaitley

Defence minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said Chinese patrol guards did come within the Indian boundary, but the Indian Army's 'approach' has been sufficient to stop them from encroaching Indian land.

Indian salesman found dead in Oman

The body of a 26-year-old Indian salesman in Oman was found hanging in his room here after he had gone home for lunch.
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