- Sep 02, 2015 11:37 IST
With WhatsApp fast emerging as a tool to check crime, the Chandigarh Police on Tuesday launched a WhatsApp tool “Crime Stopper” for residents to share their grievances and complaints against police officials. The residents can also send information about other crimes to the police by sending videos and photographs
- Sep 02, 2015 10:28 IST
As the country is celebrating 50 years of its victory over Pakistan in the 1965 war, the families of some soldiers who fought against the enemy in various wars without caring for their lives are battling for three square meals a day.
- Sep 02, 2015 10:59 IST
The Centre on Tuesday said Pakistan had refused to acknowledge that 54 Indian prisoners of war (PoWs) of 1965 and 1971 were languishing in its jail and that their exact status till date is not known.
- Sep 01, 2015 20:07 IST
Ever since their introduction in the tricity, app-based cab services are splurging to maintain a high ceiling of customer service. The talent they hire is well-mannered and educated. So if you happen to move around in cabs in the tricity these days, you find smart, courteous and well-dressed drivers.
- Sep 01, 2015 20:41 IST
Three weeks after the National Green Tribunal (NGT) relaxed the ban partially on plying vehicles to Rohtang; it directed the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Tuesday to provide CNG-fitted buses to the Himachal Pradesh Transport Corporation (HRTC) for running them in the Rohtang region, said Himachal Pradesh senior additional advocate general at New Delhi Suryanarayan Singh.
- Sep 01, 2015 09:56 IST
An amended Punjab law that allows long-term lease of farm land for projects may soon be replicated across India, with the Centre planning to use it as a model for alternative land management legislation after letting a controversial ordinance lapse.
- Aug 31, 2015 13:45 IST
The government virtually rejected on Monday a key demand of ex-servicemen asking for parity in pensions that has deadlocked negotiations as hopes faded of a quick resolution to end a relay hunger strike by former soldiers that has embarrassed the Centre.
- Aug 30, 2015 18:08 IST
VAT or value-added tax is a major source of revenue for Delhi. The AAP government set a target of Rs 24,000 crore for 2015-16, and to achieve this, the VAT department has been carrying out numerous raids to identify defaulters.
- Aug 30, 2015 19:26 IST
After the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) office-bearers and Punjab cabinet ministers, now the NRI commission chairman of the state will visit Canada and the US to hear the grievances of the non-resident Indians, Punjabis particularly, in Toronto and New York.
- Aug 31, 2015 00:24 IST
'Yes, I am the brother of Sajjad Ahmed. We read about his arrest in your Kashmir in a local daily,' Assad Ahmed said on Sunday afternoon when Hindustan Times rang him up on a number provided to interrogators by a Pakistani terrorist captured in Kashmir.
- Aug 31, 2015 10:28 IST
A 70-year-old army veteran, who was on a relay hunger strike in New Delhi as part of the agitation by veterans for early implementation of one rank, one pension (OROP), on Sunday collapsed on stage and was rushed to the army hospital where, his condition is said to be stable.
- Aug 30, 2015 10:02 IST
Fifty years after India and Pakistan fought a six-week war on the Western front, the valour of Indian soldiers may have faded away from the public memory. But, legion of their heroism — eloquently testified in the musty war citations - remains etched on the nation’s annals of war. Of 213 gallant men decorated (56 posthumously) with the ultimate war medals — Param Vir Chakra (PVC), Maha Vir Chakra (MVC) and Vir Chakra — only a handful are still around as last of the living legends of the 1965 war. Hindustan Times tracked 14 of them to refresh the forgotten stories of their extraordinary grit and glory.
- Aug 28, 2015 23:38 IST
A fear that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) might do another Delhi has forced the Congress to work out a compromise formula to end an internal fight in Punjab that threatens to derail its plans to dethrone the Akali-BJP combine in the 2017 assembly elections. "The uncertainty over the leadership issue has to end," a source said.
- Aug 29, 2015 23:19 IST
Exuding confidence, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) made it clear that Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal would lead the party campaign in the assembly elections in Punjab in 2017.
- Aug 28, 2015 11:48 IST
Retired military personnel upset by the lack of a breakthrough on the issue of one rank one pension (OROP) have decided to boycott the government’s celebrations marking the 50th anniversary of India's 1965 war with Pakistan.