HindustanTimes Thu,02 Oct 2014


Modi's US visit disappointing, no takeaways: Congress

The Congress on Wednesday termed “disappointing on outcomes” Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s US visit, saying there were “no major takeaways” from the “much-hyped” trip.

Subrata Roy back to jail, special facilities withdrawn

Sahara chief Subrata Roy was on Wednesday sent back to his cell in Tihar jail at the end of the period granted by the Supreme Court to stay at an air conditioned facility in the complex to negotiate sale of his overseas luxury hotels.

HC notice to Chautala over poll campaign

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation and former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala on a plea for directions to the politician to surrender immediately.

Prayers, protests continue for ‘people’s CM’ Jayalalithaa

Jayalalithaa is no more a Mudal Amaichar, chief minister, but for her countless devotees and party workers, she is a Makkal Mudalavar, people’s chief minister, which they consider far above the post she lost after a court convicted her of corruption.

Narendra Modi's US visit: Was it mission accomplished

Modi left for home after a four-and-a-half day US tour a very satisfied man, pleased with what he is taking home, and the impact he has had on Americans.

15 diseases India can stamp out by improving sanitation

Diarrhoeal diseases kill 100,000 children under 11 months old in India each year. If you think you are safe, read on to know why you will not err being on the side of caution when it comes to cleanliness. Poll: What do you think of govt's Clean India campaign?

13 killed, 45 injured in train collision in UP

At least 13 passengers were killed and 45 injured when two trains collided sideways near Gorakhpur railway station in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday night.

Facebook founder to meet PM Narendra Modi

After Sheryl Sandberg, its now theturn of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to visit India, the second biggest market for the social networking giant, later in October.

Broom with a view: Why we need Clean India campaign

PM making cleaning India one of his priorities has accordingly catapulted the big problem areas of lack of toilets and open defecation to the forefront of policy making. Poll: What do you think of govt's Clean India campaign?

Swachh Bharat: Millions of govt employees to take cleanliness pledge

More than 30 lakh central government employees across the country will take a pledge of cleanliness in various public functions to be organised Thursday as part of the Narendra Modi government's 'Clean India' campaign.

JMM reluctant on congress’ grand alliance proposal

The talks on seat sharing between the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha and congress remained inconclusive on Tuesday. The two parties agreed on contesting the forthcoming assembly polls in alliance, however. The assembly election is likely in the month of November or December.

Congress releases manifesto in Haryana

Congress on Wednesday released its election manifesto for the October 15 polls, attempting to woo farmers and other sections, even as chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda promised to put the state on higher growth trajectory.

Govt notices to 10,331 NGOs for not filing returns

In a major crackdown under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA), the Union home ministry has issued notices to 10,331 non-governmental organisations (NGOs) for not submitting their annual returns between 2009 and 2012.

Setback for AAP as Damania quits party posts

In a serious setback to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), its state convenor and irrigation scam whistleblower Anjali Damani quit the party posts on Tuesday, deciding to distance herself from the political outfit.

Muslim personal law is 'unjust': Katju

Press Council of India chairperson Markandey Katju on Tuesday favoured a uniform civil law in the country, saying the Muslim personal law is 'unjust' as it treats women as 'inferior'.
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