India

  • Indrani Mukerjea, Sheena Bora
    Aug 29, 2015 19:10 IST

    Cops recover car used in Sheena murder, probing Mikhail's claims

    Police have recovered the car used in the murder of Sheena Bora and the focus of the probe has shifted to the forensic examination of the victim’s skeletal remains handed over by JJ Hospital, sources said on Saturday.

  • chlorine gas leaked
    Aug 29, 2015 18:46 IST

    Bhopal: Chlorine gas leaks from water filtration plant, none hurt

    The capital city of Madhya Pradesh is infamous for the leakage of poisonous gas from Union Carbide plant on the intervening nights of December 2-3, 1984 that killed and maimed large number of persons.

  • Sanjeev Khanna
    Aug 29, 2015 17:46 IST

    Probing why no case after Sheena's body parts found in 2012: Raigad SP

    A probe has been launched into why a case was not registered when Sheena Bora’s body parts were first found in 2012, Raigad superintendent of police Suvez Haque said on Saturday amid questions of a cover-up in the high-profile case.

  • 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.

  • Jharkhand labourer
    Aug 29, 2015 16:08 IST

    HT impact: Jharkhand govt to pay Rs 1 lakh to kin of raped minor

    The Jharkhand High Court on Saturday asked the state government to provide financial assistance of Rs one lakh to the family of a raped minor who was left with a ruptured intestine after a brutal attack in East Singbhum district.

  • Army veteran Ashok Chauhan
    Aug 29, 2015 15:55 IST

    OROP stir: Another army veteran hospitalised

    A retired army havildar who was on a relay hunger strike as part of agitation by veterans for early implementation of 'One Rank One Pension' was on Saturday rushed to the army hospital after his health deteriorated.

  • Kumbh Mela
    Aug 29, 2015 15:27 IST

    In pics: Sea of faithful take holy dip at Nashik Kumbh

    The first 'shahi snan' of the ongoing Kumbh Mela began in Nashik, Maharashtra on Saturday with thousands of devotees, including 'mahants' of various akhadas, thronging the ghats of River Godavari to take the holy dip.

  • Indrani Mukerjea, Sheena Bora
    Aug 29, 2015 15:15 IST

    Sheena murder three years old, forensics will play key role now

    As investigators waddle through an intriguing web of lies and deceit in the Sheena Bora murder case, it is imperative for the Mumbai Police to have a stronghold of the little evidence they have. Forensics in this case, three years after the crime was committed, will play a key role.

  • Sheena Bora, Rahul Mukerjea
    Aug 29, 2015 14:36 IST

    Sheena Bora murder: Why yellow journalism is evergreen

    Shocking crime stories, especially involving high-profile people, still reigns, as the media’s delirious coverage of the Sheena Bora murder mystery proves.

  • Rana Khan
    Aug 29, 2015 14:17 IST

    Bengal teen reunited with family after year-long ordeal in B'desh

    Rana Khan left his home in West Bengal in a huff, distressed by a severe rebuke from him father over a small issue. That was in June, 2014.

  • MP: Women tie rakhi to Youth Cong leaders
    Aug 29, 2015 13:57 IST

    MP: Youth Congress leaders give dal, onions as Rakhi gifts

    A group of 24 young women were gifted a kilogram each of tuar daal (pulses) and onions after tying Rakhis to Madhya Pradesh Youth Congress leaders who were protesting against the surging prices of onions and pulses across the country.

  • BCCI meeting
    Aug 29, 2015 13:25 IST

    Left parties cold to proposal for alliance with NCP

    In its gamble to revive its own political base in Bihar, the Left parties have given a cold shoulder to a proposal for alliance from Sharad Pawar's Nationalist Congress Party (NCP).

  • Sheena Bora
    Aug 29, 2015 13:07 IST

    Sheena murder: Missing pieces in crime reconstruction puzzle

    Although the sequence of events till 7pm on April 23, 2012 is clear in the Sheena Bora murder case, there are no answers on where and when she was strangulated and her body disposed of. The missing hours - from 7pm to 4am - may provide many answers to the murder mystery that has gripped the nation.

  • A policeman lathicharge, Protesters in Ahmedabad for Patel reservation
    Aug 29, 2015 12:45 IST

    Patels feed Gujarat but why the community doesn't feel empowered

    Hardik Patel, who is leading the Patel agitation in Gujarat for reservation, told Hindustan Times on Thursday that his movement's next stop would be to stop the supply of milk and vegetables to cities.

  • Indrani Mukerjea
    Aug 29, 2015 12:19 IST

    Poll | Has the public declared Indrani Mukerjea guilty?

    The Sheena Bora murder mystery and its bizarre developments have grabbed the headlines for the last four days. The media has uninhibitedly reported gossip and police plants as news, although nothing has been placed on record before a court as of now.