Bihar CM Nitish Kumar’s ‘adhikar rally’ in Patna last year has figured on the income tax department’s radar; Obama is coming under fire from some of his own Democratic Party for naming a stream of white men to key cabinet; Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Thursday said stepping down from the ODI captaincy was something he hasn't thought about; ; A scene of model-turned-actress Poonam Pandey's upcoming movie Nasha got leaked. These are the most read stories on hindustantimes.com
Nitish Kumar's 'adhikar rally' under I-T scanner
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar’s much-hyped ‘adhikar rally’ in Patna on November 4 last year has figured on the income tax department’s radar. The TDS (tax deduction at source) section of the department served notice on Nitish’s party, the ruling JD (U), seeking details of the rally expenditure and of payments made to the contractors who facilitated the function.
America's first black president criticised for white male cabinet
The first black US president is coming under fire from some of his own Democratic Party for naming a stream of white men to key cabinet and leadership posts in his second administration. President Barack Obama on Thursday named Jack Lew as his Treasury secretary the fourth white male he has named to the most prized cabinet posts in recent weeks.
MS Dhoni in no mood to step down as captain
Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Thursday said stepping down from the ODI captaincy was something he hasn't thought about and left it to the selectors to take the call. On the eve of the first ODI in Rajkot against England, when asked whether he had thought about stepping down as captain from any of the versions, Dhoni said: "Never... In team sport, it is important that everyone keeps believing in themselves and understands their responsibility."
LEAKED! Poonam Pandey's picture from Nasha sets
Model-turned-actress Poonam Pandey is in news all over again! And this time for leaked scene from her upcoming moving Nasha. The controversial model was shooting a backless scene at Mahabaleshwar for the film, when a still from the shoot got leaked. After Aditya Bhatia, producer of Nasha, discovering that stills from his movie are being leaked, he has banned mobie phones with cameras on the sets of the film.