The National Conference calls the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru as 'betrayal' on the part of Centre, the 85th Academy Awards honours Daniel Day-Lewis and Jennifer Lawrence as the best actor and best actress respectively, and the Ben Affleck starrer hostage-crisis drama Argo wins the best picture award, The Pakistani Taliban mocks the country's interior minister Rehman Malik as a 'comedian' and yet again in Delhi, a young woman in shot to death in public by an alleged spruned stalker. Here are some of the most read stories on hindustantimes.com.
Govt betrayed us on Afzal hanging: NC
The National Conference (NC) has accused the Centre of "betrayal" on the Afzal Guru hanging issue, but maintained that continuing in the Congress-led UPA was a political compulsion. Read more
Oscars 2013: Argo, Jennifer Lawrence, Daniel Day-Lewis win big
Ben Affleck's Iran rescue thriller Argo has won best picture at the 85th Academy Awards while Daniel Day-Lewis and Jennifer Lawrence won the best actor and best actress awards respectively. Read more
Pakistani Taliban describes Rehman Malik as 'comedian'
The Pakistani Taliban have mocked interior minister Rehman Malik by describing him as a 'comedian', with spokesman saying a "serious person" should replace him for talks between the two sides. Read more
Man shoots woman dead in Delhi, arrested
A 22-year-old woman was shot dead at southeast Delhi’s Sarai Kale Khan bus stop at around 8.30 pm on Sunday night after she allegedly objected to the sexual advances of two men. Read more