India

  • Hardik Patel
    Aug 30, 2015 10:45 IST

    Hardik Patel in Delhi: Political parties not welcome in quota stir

    Hardik Patel, the 22-year-old leader who led the Patel community’s movement for reservation in Gujarat, arrived in Delhi on Sunday and said he won’t allow any political party to join his agitation.

  • Sonia, Lalu, Nitish
    Aug 30, 2015 09:13 IST

    Sonia to share stage with Lalu, Nitish at Swabhiman rally today

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi will address the first joint rally of the grand alliance billed as Swabhiman Rally at Gandhi Maidan in Patna on Sunday.

  • Patels, Gujarat
    Aug 30, 2015 08:16 IST

    Shwetang's funeral in Ahmedabad as Hardik Patel lands in Delhi

    The funeral of 32-year-old Shwetang Patel, who allegedly died in police custody during the Patel quota agitation in Gujarat this week, will be held in Ahmedabad on Sunday.

  • Rahul Mukerjea, Sheena Bora
    Aug 30, 2015 07:44 IST

    Sheena Bora murder: 'Red tape' prevented Rahul from filing FIR

    After Sheena Bora disappeared on April 24, 2012, her boyfriend Rahul Mukerjea went to two police stations to register a missing-person complaint but was unable to do so. According to a police source, this was because Rahul, having studied in the UK, was unfamiliar with the inevitable hassle and red tape involved in dealing with the government and police in India.

  • Sheena Bora (left) and Indrani Mukerjea.
    Aug 29, 2015 21:34 IST

    Sheena Bora murder: Cops look for CCTV footage of car, witnesses

    Police in Mumbai are now trying to get hold of CCTV footage of the car in which Sheena Bora was murdered in April 2012, in a bid to expedite the investigation in the three-year-old case.

  • Samaraesh Sarkar
    Aug 29, 2015 19:59 IST

    Bengal man caught dumping bags with body parts of lover, her child

    A bank manager in West Bengal was arrested on charges of murder on Saturday, after he was caught red-handed while dumping in a river three trolley bags containing body parts of a woman with whom he had an extra-marital affair and her five-year-old daughter.

  • Patel agitation Gujarat violence
    Aug 30, 2015 00:18 IST

    Situation calm in Gujarat, all eyes on Shwetang Patel's funeral

    The Bapunagar police on Saturday filed an FIR, as per the direction of the Gujarat high court, in connection with the custodial death of 32-year-old Shwetang Patel.

  • Jharkhand labourer
    Aug 29, 2015 17:35 IST

    HT impact: Help pours in for raped Jharkhand minor

    People from across the world have offered to help a raped girl in Jharkhand and her family in their struggle to provide medical care for the minor.

  • A kid gets water splashed on him during
    Aug 30, 2015 00:55 IST

    Monsoon beats El Nino as India escapes major drought: Met

    The southwest monsoon has been able to beat back a powerful El Nino and farmers quickly adapted with the right crops, helping India escape a major drought this year, according to Met department’s initial analysis and farm ministry data.

  • Indrani Mukerjea
    Aug 30, 2015 00:04 IST

    Sheena Bora killed in Mumbai bylane, strangled soon after pick-up

    For the first time since the murder of Sheena Bora surfaced on August 25 with the arrest of INX Media co-founder Indrani Mukerjea, HT has learnt the entire sequence of events that transpired three years ago on April 24 and 25, when Sheena was murdered.

  • MP Dharamvira Gandhi
    Aug 29, 2015 19:55 IST

    AAP suspends two Punjab MPs for anti-party activities

    Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday suspended Patiala MP Dharamvira Gandhi and Fatehgarh Sahib MP Harinder Singh Khalsa for anti-party activities.

  • Janata Parivar
    Aug 29, 2015 22:11 IST

    SP to attend Patna rally today, will contest 5 Bihar seats

    The Samajwadi Party has decided to participate in a rally of the so-called "secular alliance" in Patna on Sunday but its chief Mulayam Singh Yadav would not attend it.

  • Solar power, Green power, Solar energy
    Aug 29, 2015 23:31 IST

    15% of India’s power by 2030 to be green, says NITI Aayog

    Renewable energy currently contributes to less than 6% of the country’s energy mix. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced setting up a green power capacity of 175 gigawatts (GW) by 2022 to ensure every household gets adequate power.

  • Charminar
    Aug 29, 2015 23:54 IST

    AP shuts down in protest against delay of ‘special status’

    Normal life was disrupted in all 13 districts of Andhra Pradesh on Saturday with business establishments, shops and educational institutions remaining closed in response to a “shut down” call given by the opposition YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) to protest against the delay in according special status to the residuary state.

  • IIT-Kharagpur
    Aug 29, 2015 23:51 IST

    HRD ministry backs whistleblower IIT professor

    A computer science professor at IIT Kharagpur suspended from the institute on charges of maligning the reputation of the institute four years ago has received backing from the HRD ministry which has pointed out several discrepancies in the inquiry conducted by the IIT.