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HindustanTimes Thu,18 Sep 2014

India

CBI chief row: Bhushan 'won't name' whistleblower

Lawyer-AAP leader Prashant Bhushan  refused to reveal the source who provided him the CBI chief's guest list. The whistleblower's life will be in danger, his NGO told the Supreme Court

States may take call on townships near sanctuaries

In a boost to the real estate sector, the environment ministry may soon allow state governments to take a call on setting up new townships and information technology and developmental parks near tiger reserves, national parks, eco-sensitive zones and critically polluted areas.

'Cops didn't lathicharge Jadavpur varsity students'

Kolkata commissioner of police said on Thursday the police showed restraint in dealing with Jadavpur University students, who were demanding a fresh probe into the alleged sexual harassment of a female student inside the campus, on Tuesday.

Maharashtra: Emergency landing for navy chopper

An Indian Navy Chetak helicopter made an emergency unscheduled landing at Uran village in Raigad district of Maharashtra on Thursday morning after its engine developed a technical problem.

Odisha: Kin of 7 students get ex-gratia after 16yrs

A local court has awarded a compensation of Rs. 25 lakh each to the families of seven students who drowned due to untimely discharge of water from a dam more than 16 years ago.

NDA govt committed to reviving SAARC: Rajnath Singh

The NDA government at the Centre is committed to reviving SAARC as a major forum to promote active collaboration in the region, home minister Rajnath Singh said on Thursday.

Saradha: CBI to grill another Trinamool MP

The CBI has summoned Subhendu Adhikari, a Trinamool Congress parliamentarian, for questioning in connection with the Saradha scam. The agency has also summoned Rabin Deb, a CPI(M) leader and former state minister.

Jaya opposes Centre's move to make Hindi compulsory in colleges

Maintaining its opposition to 'imposition' of Hindi, Tamil Nadu directed two universities on Thursday not to implement a circular and said the decision taken by the UPA would not be binding on it.

Four labourers buried alive in wall collapse

Twelve labourers were working at the construction site on VIP road when suddenly the parapet of a wall along with sand fell on them, an official from III-town police station said.

Onus on Sena to solve seat-sharing row: Shah

Amid tension in the saffron alliance over seat sharing, the BJP on Thursday indicated that a solution could be in sight if Shiv Sena relents from its present position.

Widows from other states should not crowd Mathura: Hema Malini

Actor-turned politician Hema Malini has stoked a controversy with her remarks that widows from Bengal and Bihar should not crowd Vrindavan, the holy city in Uttar Pradesh and home to thousands of destitute women.

Delays, allowance mess may hurt India at Asian Games

With just a day to go before the 17th Asian Games kick off, players from around the world are busy practising at the various venues here. But most of the Indian contingent is nowhere to be seen.

Katju to write tell-all book about Indian judiciary

Former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju said on Wednesday that he is writing a tell-all book about the Indian judiciary which will offer solutions to the problems of corruption, pendency and delayed justice plaguing the country’s legal system.

KCR says no to Telangana Day, kicks up storm

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhara Rao’s refusal to celebrate officially the ‘Telangana Liberation Day’ on Wednesday has disappointed Telanganites and has also raised a storm in the state.
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