India

  • Ankit Keshri Ankit Kesri
    Apr 21, 2015 01:50 IST

    Blame game begins after tragic death of Bengal cricketer Ankit Keshri

    Amid allegation of "medical negligence", a blame game has begun following the tragic death of promising Bengal opening batsman Ankit Keshri who passed away Monday morning owing to an injury sustained during a cricket match a few days back.

  • Scam, theif, robbery,
    Apr 21, 2015 01:09 IST

    Govt looks overseas for laws to fix Ponzi schemes

    From Saradha to Rose Valley and the Pearl scam, with a slew of ponzi-like financial frauds rocking the country in recent years, the government is also looking for solutions abroad.

  • India China flag
    Apr 21, 2015 01:13 IST

    Henderson-Brooks report on China war may be made public

    The Centre is likely to declassify the Henderson-Brooks report on the reasons behind India’s defeat in the 1962 India-China war. It will cross out extremely sensitive portions that cannot be made public in national interest, a top government official told HT.

  • Separatist leader and JKLF chairman Yasin Malik along with Kashmiri Pandits during a protest march in Srinagar
    Apr 21, 2015 01:09 IST

    Top separatist leaders in Kashmir share platform, spark speculation

    Top separatist leaders in Kashmir on Monday shared a common platform after five years at a condolence rally held for a teenager killed in police firing last week, leading to speculation of renewed efforts to unite Hurriyat factions.

  • Air India
    Apr 21, 2015 00:59 IST

    Did Air India violate norms during Yemen ops?

    Did Air India (AI) violate air safety norms during the recently concluded rescue operations from war-ravaged Yemen?

  • Sitaram Yechury
    Apr 21, 2015 01:04 IST

    Parties greet Yechury on new role, BJP doubts Left’s relevance

    Sitaram Yechury election as new chief of the CPM has received mixed response from political circles with parties congratulating him for his new role and the BJP expressing doubts about the relevance of Left politics in India.

  • gambling
    Apr 21, 2015 00:54 IST

    Northeast militant group eyes tambola funding

    From highway robbery and ‘revolutionary’ taxes to plain old extortion, militants in the northeast have tried every trick in the book to fund their secessionist activities. One group in Meghalaya, however, has now turned to gambling.

  • Netaji Nehru
    Apr 21, 2015 00:53 IST

    Subhas Chandra Bose’s family to ask Modi for SIT probe under SC judge

    Members of Subhas Chandra Bose’s family will demand a special investigation team (SIT) be formed under a sitting Supreme Court judge to probe the freedom fighter’s last days when they meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi next month, Netaji’s grand nephew said on Monday.

  • Congress fully behind Manmohan Singh 'a man of integrity, probity': Sonia Gandhi
    Apr 21, 2015 00:49 IST

    Will keep raising farmers’ issues in Parliament, says Congress chief

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Monday said her party would continue to corner the BJP-led NDA government by raising farmers’ issues in Parliament. “We will keep raising farmers’ issues,” she said after a meeting of party MPs to discuss the strategy and issues to be raised for this week of the ongoing budget session.

  • pollution
    Apr 21, 2015 00:45 IST

    SC rejects petition against green panel order on old vehicles

    The Supreme Court on Monday refused to interfere with an order by the country’s green regulator that banned all vehicles older than 15 years from Delhi’s streets, boosting efforts to curb dangerous levels of air pollution in the Capital.

  • Durga Shakti
    Apr 21, 2015 00:30 IST

    Centre drops plan to intervene when states transfer babus

    The Modi government has backed off from a plan to give the Centre blanket powers to quickly review instances of All India Service officers being unfairly suspended by the states and intends to only carry out minor changes in the deadlines.

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Sachin Tendulkar speaks after launching his autobiography Playing It My Way
    Apr 21, 2015 00:45 IST

    Sachin among 87 Rajya Sabha MPs to declare commercial interests

    Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar, businessman Vijay Mallya and yesteryear Bollywood stars Jaya Bachchan and Mithun Chakraborty were among 87 Rajya Sabha members who have declared their commercial interests.

  • Left Front
    Apr 21, 2015 00:10 IST

    'We want Cong support not for our future, but for India’s future'

    Expectations from new CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury are high. The 62-year-old leader gives HT's Saubhadra Chatterji a peek into the party’s future under his watch.

  • Masarat Alam
    Apr 20, 2015 23:46 IST

    Is Pak pushing separatist unification?

    First rare meeting of separatist leaders Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik on Monday in north Kashmir's Narbal area reflected renewed efforts by Pakistan to push separatists' unification.

  • Air Force Fighters
    Apr 20, 2015 23:19 IST

    Rs 250 crore tender for bird detection radars scrapped

    The government has scrapped a Rs 250-crore tender for buying bird detection and monitoring radars for the air force and the navy. The request for proposal (RFP) for the radars was withdrawn on April 10 - for the second time in five years.