India

  • Lalit Modi
    Aug 05, 2015 01:16 IST

    NDA govt moves to nail Lalit Modi with PMLA case

    The NDA government is learnt to be preparing the grounds for impounding the former IPL commissioner’s passport.

  • Sonia, Rahul
    Aug 04, 2015 22:24 IST

    Sonia, Rahul spearhead Cong protest against MPs' suspension

    An aggressive Congress launched a clamorous campaign on Tuesday inside and outside Parliament against the Lok Sabha speaker’s decision to suspend 25 of its lawmakers for disrupting the House, a step that party chief Sonia Gandhi termed “murder of democracy”.

  • 26/11 Mumbai attacks memorial
    Aug 04, 2015 20:58 IST

    After Khosa's revelations, India feels 26/11 stand vindicated

    India feels that its stand on the 2008 Mumbai attacks is vindicated after disclosures made by Pakistani investigator Tariq Khosa, who has uncovered a raft of evidence linking the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) to the carnage that was “planned and launched” from Pakistani soil.

  • Ceasefire violation
    Aug 04, 2015 23:07 IST

    Army contingents mistakenly fire at each other, 2 soldiers dead

    Two soldiers were killed and several others injured when two contingents of the army fired opened at each other in the militancy-hit in south Kashmir's Pulwama district, in a case of mistaken identity.

  • Kamayani Express from Mumbai to Varanasi
    Aug 05, 2015 01:30 IST

    Kamayani Express derails in MP, bogies fall into Machak river

    A train headed for Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi from Mumbai was derailed in Madhya Pradesh late on Tuesday night. The accident took place near Harda town, 180km from state capital Bhopal.

  • Black flags
    Aug 05, 2015 00:24 IST

    Parliament logjam: BJP begins to soften towards solution

    Caught between the urgency to pass the long-pending goods and services tax bill and an impasse arising out of the suspension of 25 Congress MPs, the government is believed to be trying to find an amicable solution to de-escalate tensions with the principal opposition party.

  • Naga peace accord
    Aug 05, 2015 01:31 IST

    Naga peace accord details may take months to sort out

    The details of the peace accord between the government and the NSCN(I-M) may take months to sort out, HT has learnt.

  • Candles
    Aug 05, 2015 00:17 IST

    Why didn’t UPA I and II hang Rajiv’s killers, asks TN counsel

    The Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday questioned the delay by the erstwhile UPA government in deciding the mercy plea of Congress leader Rajiv Gandhi’s assassins.

  • Kodaikanal won't, Hindustan Unilever, Sofia Ashraf
    Aug 05, 2015 01:05 IST

    Unilever responds to concerns after Kodaikanal rap

    Four days after a rap song that took a swipe at Unilever for its failure to curb mercury poisoning in Kodaikanal became a social media hit, the company responded to the concerns about its former factory on Tuesday.

  • CBI
    Aug 05, 2015 00:46 IST

    CBI registers five more FIRs in Vyapam scam

    The total number of cases taken over by CBI ever since it took up Vyapam probe has gone up to 42.

  • Lok Sabha
    Aug 05, 2015 00:41 IST

    Government to dilute whistle-blower protection law

    The Lok Sabha had passed the amendment to dilute the Whistleblowers Protection Act during the Budget session on the grounds that it needed to ensure that national security was not compromised.

  • Manohar Parrikar
    Aug 05, 2015 00:29 IST

    Govt to seek legal opinion to determine defence deals

    A crucial opinion from the law ministry will determine if the government can award a military contract to the subsidiary of a banned defence conglomerate.

  • Surrogacy
    Aug 05, 2015 00:23 IST

    Doctors petition SC against ban on commercial surrogacy

    The Indian Society for Assisted Reproduction has moved an application before the SC asking it not to quash a notification under which trading of “human embryo” is allowed.

  • Naveen Jindal
    Aug 05, 2015 00:08 IST

    Naveen Jindal and other accused face court ire in coal scam

    The court’s ire came when during a hearing of the case pertaining to alleged irregularities in allocation of Amarkonda Murgadangal coal block in Jharkhand to two Jindal group companies, Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) and Gagan Sponge Iron Pvt Ltd (GSIPL), the accused sought time to go through documents that were not legible.

  • India-Bangladesh exchange enclaves
    Aug 05, 2015 00:09 IST

    NHRC notices to Centre, states on facilities in Bangla enclaves

    The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) served notices to Indian authorities on Tuesday over allegations that Bangladesh had denied basic amenities to people living in Indian enclaves being swapped with land pockets from the neighbouring country as part of a historic boundary agreement.