HindustanTimes Tue,02 Sep 2014


From launch of Jan Dhan Yojana to scrapping of Plan Panel: Top 10 decisions by Modi govt

From the announcement to scrap Planning Commission to launching Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana, HT takes a look at the top 10 decisions taken by his government after coming to power.

Govt recommends Sathasivam's name as Kerala guv

The government has recommended the name of former Chief Justice of India P Sathasivam for appointment as governor of Kerala. His name has reportedly been sent by the home ministry to Rashtrapati Bhavan to succeed Sheila Dikshit.

Man jumps into sea from Bandra-Worli Sea Link

A man, suffering from depression, allegedly committed suicide by jumping into the sea from the Bandra-Worli Sea Link bridge early Monday morning, but the efforts of cops and fire brigade to trace him failed to yield any results, the police said.

Saradha group had business links with IRCTC: CBI

The investigation into the multi-billion rupee Saradha chit fund scam has taken a new twist with the discovery of the group’s business links with the Indian railways at a time when the ministry was under Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee.

Bengal's first Ebola suspect admitted to hospital

Bengal's first Ebola suspect, 25-year old Aleek Das, was admitted to Raiganj district hospital on Sunday with symptoms high fever, muscle pain and vomiting.

Badaun case: Accused constables get bail

The Badaun district court on Monday granted bail to the two police constables accused in the rape and murder of two sisters in Katra Sadatganj village, after the CBI decided not to file a chargesheet within the 90-day time limit of registering the case.

Taslima Nasreen visa extended for one year

Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen has been given a one-year visa by the Centre and allowed to stay in India till August 2015.

PM Narendra Modi's Tokyo diary

From finding a spot to pose with the chief priest in Kyoto to playing a few notes on the flute, Narendra Modi has been in a good mood in Japan; possibly because he feels he is among friends.

BJP prepares to contest all seats, Sena says alliance bound by Hindutva

Bharatiya Janata Party continued to mount pressure on its long-time ally the Shiv Sena by discussing observers’ report from Maharashtra’s all districts ahead of much awaited seat-sharing between the two for assembly polls.

Smriti Irani says listening to PM's speech on Teachers' Day voluntary

Human resource development minister Smriti Irani said on Monday that students had the choice to not participate in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s planned interaction with them to mark Teachers’ Day.

100 days of Modi sarkar: Little doubt who calls the shots

In his first 100 days, Narendra Modi has left no one in doubt about who calls the shots, and his measured and determined approach to governance suggests that change, when it comes, will be significant.

#Modi100: GoMs gone, focus on economic momentum

In line with his mantra of 'minimum government, maximum governance', Modi decided to scrap the GoM and Empowered GoMs, which the previous UPA government used to defer contentious policy decisions. The number of cabinet committees has also been reduced.

PM’s dig at China pleases his hosts

Narendra Modi delighted his Japanese hosts on Monday, the key day of his state visit, with an apparent swipe at China and an offer to facilitate business from Japan.

BJP's TN allies: Teachers Day can't be Guru Utsav

Two of BJP's Tamil Nadu allies on Monday opposed naming Teacher's Day as 'Guru Utsav', with PMK terming it as a discreet attempt to impose Sanskrit.

Nalanda University reopens after 800 years

Around 800 years after it was razed by foreign invaders, Nalanda University reopened its doors on Monday in an attempt to reclaim its ancient glory of an international knowledge destination.
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