India

  • J-K
    Jul 04, 2015 01:27 IST

    Kashmir parties, separatists dismiss RAW ex-chief's disclosures

    Political parties, separatists and militant groups in Jammu and Kashmir were united on Friday in rejecting former RAW chief AS Dulat’s assertions on them after he spoke on a TV programme about the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government’s approach towards various outfits in the Muslim-majority state.

  • BJP supporters
    Jul 04, 2015 01:02 IST

    With eye on Bihar polls, BJP to set up new OBC front

    With an eye on the numerically significant backwards classes in Bihar, the Bharatiya Janata Party announced on Friday that it would set up a new other backward classes (OBC) front in the party to champion

  • Surgeons
    Jul 03, 2015 23:12 IST

    Delhi woman given kidney by mother-in-law after mother backs out

    A 65 year old woman from Delhi saved the life of her daughter-in-law by donating one of her kidneys even as the patient's mother backed out at thelast moment.

  • Palam MLA Bhavna Gaur. (Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
    Jul 04, 2015 00:05 IST

    Now, AAP Palam MLA in soup over educational qualification

    The Delhi high court has taken cognizance of a complaint seeking criminal proceeding against another Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA. After former law minister Jitender Singh Tomar, Palam MLA, Bhavna Gaur, is under scanner for submitting wrong information in her election affidavit.

  • Supreme Court
    Jul 03, 2015 19:56 IST

    Cash for vote scam: SC refuses to cancel TDP MLA's bail

    The Supreme Court on Friday refused to cancel the bail granted by Andhra Pradesh high court to Telangana TDP MLA A Revanth Reddy, the prime accused in a cash-for-vote case.

  • Valson Thampu
    Jul 03, 2015 19:01 IST

    'Molested' Stephen's student demands Thampu's resignation

    St Stephen's college Principal Valson Thampu's resignation was sought on Friday by the 27-year-old research scholar who had earlier accused a lecturer from the college of molesting her.

  • Hema Malini
    Jul 03, 2015 09:55 IST

    In pics: Hema Malini injured, child killed in road accident

    A car accident involving Bollywood actress and BJP lawmaker Hema Malini killed a four-year-old girl late on Thursday and injured several others including the politician.

  • Hema Malini
    Jul 03, 2015 07:51 IST

    Hema Malini's driver held for car crash, BJP MP undergoes surgery

    A police case has been registered against the driver of Bharatiya Janata Party MP and actor Hema Malini's Mercedes after an accident in Rajasthan last night in which a five-year-old was killed and two others injured.

  • Mirik
    Jul 03, 2015 00:01 IST

    Mamata, Rijiju visit landslide-hit areas in Darjeeling

    Union minister of state for home Kiren Rijiju accompanied by Darjeeling MP SS Ahluwalia visited some landslide-affected areas of the region on Thursday.

  • A leopard walks
    Jul 02, 2015 18:27 IST

    Uttarakhand: Leopard kills 2 young girls in Chamoli district

    A leopard killed two young girls late on Wednesday in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district, sending shockwaves among terrified local villagers amid increasing man-animal conflict in the hill state due to breakneck industrialisation and burgeoning population pressure.

  • Students reading religious texts
    Jul 02, 2015 16:42 IST

    Muslim leaders, Oppn criticise move to call madrasas "non-schools"

    The BJP-led government in Maharashtra declared madrasas, or Islamic seminaries, that do not teach primary subjects such as maths and English non-schools and their students out-of-school children on Thursday, sparking criticism from Muslim leaders and opposition parties who dubbed the move discriminatory and unconstitutional.

  • Jul 01, 2015 19:31 IST

    Kerala government to bring anti-superstition law

    Kerala Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala on Wednesday said that the government is planning to bring out a anti-superstition legislation, but wants consensus in society to curb such cruel practises held in the name of religion.

  • Jul 01, 2015 17:33 IST

    Dholpur Palace: Luxury hotel at the centre of controversy

    The 19th century palace, in eastern Rajasthan and around 50km away from Agra, in located in the small heritage town of Dholpur which is replete with ancient temples and a historical a step well.

  • A vendor weighs onions at a vegetable market in Mumbai
    Jul 01, 2015 15:23 IST

    Govt extends ban on hoarding onions beyond ceiling by 1 year

    The Modi-led BJP government at the centre has extended the ban on hoarding onions by one year in an effort to curb any rise in the staple vegetable's prices beyond the prescribed limit on Wednesday.

  • Govindacharya
    Jul 01, 2015 11:57 IST

    'Power-centric' Modi govt has no values, says RSS' Govindacharya

    RSS ideologue and former BJP general secretary KN Govindacharya has said that Narendra Modi government's lack of action against its ministers who have been accused of corruption and impropriety "speaks of the political dishonesty of the establishment".