HindustanTimes Tue,23 Dec 2014


Meerut 'love jihad' row takes new turn

The 'Love Jihad' controversy in Uttar Pradesh took a new twist with a 22-year-old local girl going back on her earlier statement that she was gangraped and forcibly converted to Islam.

Seat-sharing: Shiv Sena, BJP try and hold on

The alliance was kept intact on Friday after senior leaders met and decided to begin negotiations with a new seat-sharing formula. PM Narendra Modi and Nitin Gadkari met twice in New Delhi to discuss the situation.

Ajit Singh attacks govt over bungalow controversy

RLD chief Ajit Singh attacked the government on Friday for rejecting his demand for converting the bungalow occupied by him into a memorial to his father, former prime minister Charan Singh, and blamed it for protests over the issue.

12 villages cut-off due to landslide in Odisha

Landslide in Odisha, triggered by heavy downpour, has cut-off about a dozen villages on the Bonda hills in Malkangiri from the district headquarters for the last four days, district officials said.

Ahmedabad: 14-year-old crushes 2 to death

Two persons were killed and four others injured on Wednesday when a 14-year-old boy allegedly ran over his car on them while they were sleeping on a footpath here, police said.

GST to be big milestone for tax reform, govt revenue

Implementation of the long-pending GST will be a a key milestone for the economic reform process as it would improve tax administration and increase the resource raising potentials of the state governments.

Spurt in UP sex crimes shocks civil society

The civil society is shocked by the spurt in sex-related crimes in western Uttar Pradesh. Social activist Shravan Kumar Singh says the porn-epidemic through laptops, smart phones, tablets and CD players is assuming alarming proportion.

I have clarified on Gujarat riots, now I am awaiting people's verdict: Modi

BJP prime ministerial claims if the media had not worked to "malign" him then who would have known about Modi today. He rejects Arvind Kejriwal's allegation that he is a threat to media freedom.


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