CBI had contended that no outsider was involved in the Aarushi-Hemraj murders, and only four people were present inside the flat on the intervening night of May 15 and 16, 2008, was one of the most read stories that drew readers to the HT website. Read on for a few more.
No outsider could have been involved, says CBI
CBI’s senior public prosecutor, RK Saini, asserted that Hemraj’s body was dragged to the flat’s terrace and the door locked. He stated that no outsider would have make the effort of heavily dressing up the scene of crime or would have consumed liquor after committing the murders, especially when the parents were sleeping inside the same house. Read more
Team Anna charges 15 UPA ministers with corruption
Team Anna on Saturday levelled grave corruption charges against the union cabinet, including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his two top ministers: Pranab Mukherjee and P Chidambaram. Read more
Why is Shah Rukh Khan still an outsider in the film industry?
There's hardly any doubt about the membership credentials of Aamir Khan and Salman Khan, but theirs wasn't ever as meteoric a rise like Shahrukh Khan. And unlike the two Shahrukh was the outsider who broke through but in spite of it all, the burden of being the outsider weighs Shahrukh down. Read more
Syria: 90 including 25 kids killed in deadly shelling
Syrian regime forces have "massacred" more than 90 people, including 25 children, in the town of Houla, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Saturday. Deadly shelling on Friday continued late into the night, the Observatory's Rami Abdel Rahman said. Read more
TMC to protest against price hike in Kolkata
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee will lead her party Trinamool Congress, the second largest ally of the UPA government at the Centre, in Kolkata on Saturday to protest against the steep hike in petrol price. Read more