HindustanTimes Tue,21 Oct 2014


Jadavpur University erupts again, vice chancellor gheraoed

The students of Jadavpur University gheraoed vice chancellor Abhijit Chakraborty on Monday evening for about an hour and a half, stoking the dying embers of their agitation once again.

Tribals kill three Maoists in Vizag agency area

Three Maoists were killed by the tribals in the Visakhapatnam agency area on Sunday. The tribals were angered by an execution of one of their own by the ultras.

India to give fleet, security help for SAARC summit

Extending the hands of friendship further, India has agreed to provide the car fleet for the VIP movement during the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) summit in Nepal next month.

Salary hike for one lakh `fix pay' employees in Gujarat

In a Diwali gift for more than one lakh `fix pay' government employees of class-3 and 4, the Gujarat government on Monday announced a salary hike of 37% to 58% for them.

Hyderabad: teacher detained over molestation charge

A madrassa teacher was taken into custody on Monday for allegedly molesting a female student from Africa at Banjara Hills in Hyderabad, police said.

Ambulance case: With Gehlot, Pilot accused, Raje agrees to CBI inquiry

Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje on Monday gave the nod for recommending a CBI inquiry into a case of irregularities in ambulance operations in which Congress' Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot are named.

BJP may form govt in Haryana by October 26

A BJP government is likely to take over in Haryana on October 26 - two days after Diwali - with the party planning a grand show for the swearing-in of its first chief minister in the Jat land.

Bengal: Terror houses mushroom on govt land

The NIA, probing the Burdwan blast, decided to examine the role of the West Bengal government in the case after discovering houses built on government land by suspected militants.

No movie halls, still Haider a hit in Valley

Kashmir’s capital may have no movie halls anymore but that hasn’t stopped Vishal Bhardwaj’s Haider from becoming a sleeper hit with numerous people downloading the movie to hold private screenings.

Ex-gratia to kin of those dead after Jaya conviction

AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa has announced cash relief of Rs. 3 lakh to the next of kin of the 193 people who died — out of shock or suicide — after she was jailed in the disproportionate assets case. The move, however, has come under attack with many questioning the authenticity of the deaths.

Choppergate: CBI seeks details of recoveries from suspected middleman

The CBI, which is probing receipt of alleged kickbacks in the Rs. 3,600 crore VVIP AgustaWestland deal, has sought from the defence ministry details on recoveries — including documents and hard disks — made by them from suspected middleman Guido Hashcke.

Delhi: PM Modi hosts dinner for his ministers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday invited his council of ministers for dinner at his residence, which was the first such event after he took over in May this year.

Modi set to get big public reception in Australia

Besides addressing the joint session of Australian parliament, prime minister Narendra Modi will also get a rousing public reception from the diaspora when he visits that country for the G-20 summit next month.

Congress wins Manipur by-poll

Continuing its good show from the last assembly polls and subsequent Lok Sabha elections, the Congress party on Monday won the by-election to the prestigious Hiyanglam assembly seat in Manipur.

Goal celebration costs India hopeful his life

A young footballer lost his life over the weekend after injuring his spinal cord while celebrating a goal he had scored, according to newspaper reports.
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