Advertisement

HindustanTimes Thu,17 Apr 2014

India

Robin Dhowan takes over as Indian Navy chief

Robin Dhowan took over as navy chief on Thursday, after the Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) cleared his name.

A voter commits suicide outside polling station in Aonla

In a bizarre incident a voter Hari Singh (40) committed suicide outside a polling booth in Devchara town of Aonla Lok Sabha seat located in Bareilly district. The family members said upset over not being allowed to cast his vote Singh took the drastic step

Madurai man's indigenous borewell robot saves 3-year old

It was "borewell robot", an indigenous device developed by a Madurai-based social worker, that saved a 3-year old boy who fell into an abandoned borewell in a village in Tirunelveli in southern Tamil Nadu.

Amit Shah did not violate the model code: BJP

BJP on Thursday came out in defence of Amit Shah, saying Narendra Modi's close aide, who was censured by the Election Commission for controversial poll speeches, did not violate the Model Code of Conduct.

Live: Maharashtra sees 31% polling, cities lag behind

Maharashtra registered 31% voter turnout till 1pm in the second phase of Lok Sabha polls in the state, with Kolhapur constituency registering the highest at 40% and Baramati the lowest at 20.53%.

LS polls live: Turnout crosses 40% in biggest phase

Lakhs of people forming serpentine queues across 121 constituencies in 12 states pushed the voting percentage beyond 40 by afternoon in the fifth – and largest – phase of the Lok Sabha elections on Thursday.

Is the TDP-BJP alliance in trouble?

The Telegu Desam Party-Bharatiya Janata Party alliance, which was sealed only a few days back after prolonged discussions, appears to be under strain.

Alleged killers, arsonists and rapist in the fray today

In the crucial fifth leg of the staggered elections, 16% candidates with shady criminal records will test their political fortunes. About 10% of them face serious charges, such as assault, arson or rape.

Mulayam slams EC for ban on Azam Khan speeches

Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav condemned the Election Commission for banning election campaign speeches by Azam Khan, saying the poll watchdog was "taking impractical decisions sitting indoors".

Saradha scam: ED arrests Sudipta Sen's absconding wife, son

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday night arrested the wife and son of the alleged kingpin of the multi-crore Saradha ponzi scam accused Sudipta Sen in a money laundering case.

Anna Hazare's office gets threat calls

The callers have been threatening Hazare with dire consequences if Nationalist Congress Party candidate Padamsinh Patil loses the coming Lok Sabha election from Osmanabad constituency.

We thought people would praise our decision to quit Delhi govt: Kejriwal

AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said he committed a "mistake" of not consulting people before resigning as chief minister of Delhi. "I think we made a mistake on (the issue of) resignation. Resignation in principle was (however) right," Kejriwal said.

Mask your politics, make it clear

True Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi and Arvind Kejriwal supporters never hide. They wear masks of their leaders and go around drumming up support for them. Here is our photo essay on supporters of various politicians wearing masks of their leaders.

Kejriwal vs Modi: AAP opens war room in Varanasi

The AAP on Wednesday opened its war room in Varanasi's Mahmoorganj area, opening up a new front in the high-profile battle between Arvind Kejriwal and Narendra Modi.

Live: Jharkhand begins voting amid Maoist attack

Over 8.5 million voters across six constituencies are expected choose their pick among the 106 candidates in the fray.
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 

 

Advertisement

cities

Advertisement
Advertisement
Copyright © 2014 HT Media Limited. All Rights Reserved