HindustanTimes Sun,26 Oct 2014


‘Visit apolitical, talks for govt to begin on Monday’

Terming PM Narendra Modi’s visit to Mumbai on Saturday as apolitical, Shiv Sena said party president Uddhav Thackeray was not scheduled to meet him in Mumbai or even in the national capital later, and talks for government formation would start only on Monday.

Maharashtra child rights body demands interstate anti-trafficking policy

The child rights commission has written to the ministry of women and child development on October 7, demanding creation of a policy that empowers states to prevent interstate trafficking.

Carbon emission by top Indian companies higher this year: report

The top 59 Indian companies emitted 231 million metric tonnes of CO2 this year, as opposed to 178.4 million metric tonnes of CO2 that was emitted by 55 companies last year, revealed a report.

Bullied on a train? Log on to Facebook to complain

The page was recently launched by the GRP, who say that it can be a useful tool for those who want to report incidents of bullying, using videos or photos of bullying incidents.

Chavan draws flak for Adarsh remarks

 Congress leaders have attacked former chief minister Prithviraj Chavan for his controversial remarks about his predecessors and the Adarsh scam.

Mumbai: 19-yr-old abused, pushed in Churchgate-bound suburban train

A 19-year-old was allegedly abused and pushed by a group of four to five people in a Churchgate-bound train on Friday, because he was standing on ‘their spot’ in the train.

Mumbai: Taxi registrations down after new CNG kit norms

The registration of new taxis with retrofitted CNG kits at RTO has reduced in the last fortnight after it was made mandatory to fit the vehicles with advanced ‘on-board diagnosis’ sensor-based kits CNG kits.

Parties ready with Plan B, wait for the verdict on Sunday

Although all exit polls give the BJP a clear edge over the others, the party is ready for any eventuality when the results are declared on Sunday. It has a plan each for several possible scenarios.

Wind in BJP sails in Maharashtra: exit polls

In what seems a continuation of the trend in the Lok Sabha polls, voters across Maharashtra, including in Mumbai, turned out in considerable numbers and exit polls predict the BJP will benefit big.

Memes do the rounds as last day for campaigning arrives

Away from the political mud-slinging unfolding at poll rallies across the state, more risque versions have been gathering steam in the virtual world. With just a day left for curtains to come down on election campaigns, chat groups and social media pages are being bombarded with muck-soaked memes.

CM housing quota: Probe into illegal flat allotments, report by April 2015

Retired judge justice JA Patil will look into the allegations of irregularity and illegality in allotments under the chief minister’s housing quota and submit a report to the Bombay HC by April 30 next year.

Fadnavis ahead in CM race with Modi push, others play catch up

The BJP state president has emerged as the frontrunner for the chief minister’s post if the party comes to power in the assembly polls after he received the endorsement of PM Modi in Nagpur.

Yet to formulate new housing policy: Maharashtra govt to HC

The court has indicated that it would order appointment of a high court judge for the proposed one-man committee to investigate the alleged irregularities in the CM's housing quota.

Syedna succession row: HC seeks proof from half-brother

Qutbuddin had, in March, filed a suit against the official successor, Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin, seeking that he be restrained from acting as the leader and that Qutbuddin be declared the 53rd Dai.

Mumbai: 70-year-old suffering from H1N1, on ventilator support

A 70-year-old Nanded resident, who underwent a kidney transplant a few years ago and was on immunity-suppressing medicines, has been detected with swine flu or H1N1 infection.
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