India

  • Kalam
    Jul 28, 2015 14:20 IST

    Youth icon: Why Kalam clicked among India's youngsters

    The Missile Man touched the lives of millions of Indian youth and inspired them to dream big. Kalam's books, speeches, and interactive sessions with children across the country went a long way in propelling the youth to work hard to turn those dreams into a reality.

  • Kalam in the forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhavan
    Jul 28, 2015 13:36 IST

    Poll | Has Abdul Kalam set the standard for presidentship?

    Poll: Has APJ Abdul Kalam set the gold standard for how a president should be?

  • Yakub Memon
    Jul 28, 2015 12:54 IST

    Memon's hanging put off after SC bench delivers split verdict

    The hearing of the Yakub Memon's petition against his death sentence was referred to a larger bench on Tuesday, after the two-judge Supreme Court bench hearing it currently delivered a split verdict.

  • Gurdaspur
    Jul 28, 2015 12:07 IST

    Gurdaspur: 'GPS sets found on terrorists suggest Pak link'

    The Global Positioning System (GPS) sets found on the three terrorists killed after they stormed a police station in Punjab’s Gursdapur district have hinted at a Pakistan link to the terror attack, security sources said on Tuesday.

  • Kalam
    Jul 28, 2015 11:53 IST

    'Dream, dream, dream!' 10 quotes from Kalam that ignite minds

    "My message, especially to young people is to have courage to think differently, courage to invent, to travel the unexplored path, courage to discover the impossible and to conquer the problems and succeed," said APJ Abdul Kalam, former President of India who died on Monday during a lecture at IIM-Shillong.

  • Yakub Memon
    Jul 28, 2015 11:11 IST

    What future could hold for 1993 blasts convict Yakub Memon

    Legal experts said Memon is unlikely to be executed on July 30 even if his petitions before the Supreme Court and the Maharashtra governor are dismissed. So, what are the probable scenarios for the lone convict sentenced to death for the 1993 Mumbai blasts?

  • APJ Abdul Kalam
    Jul 28, 2015 10:57 IST

    APJ Abdul Kalam congratulated cop shortly before he collapsed

    Former President APJ Abdul Kalam congratulated a policeman for remaining vigilant through the 100-km drive from Guwahati to Shillong shortly before he collapsed at the IIM in the Megahalaya capital and died.

  • Dr APJ Abdul Kalam
    Jul 28, 2015 10:54 IST

    Saluting Kalam, a man who valued persistence, determination

    In the passing of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, India has lost not just one of its most beloved elder statesmen, but a scientist who led from the front to help the country shake off its doubts and emerge stronger on the world stage. Prakash Chandra, former science writer with Hindustan Times, pays tribute to the former President.

  • Dr APJ Abdul Kalam's official Twitter account
    Jul 28, 2015 09:52 IST

    Ex-president Kalam will continue to ignite minds on Twitter

    At the stroke of midnight on Tuesday, Kalam’s Twitter account changed from “APJ Abdul Kalam” to “In memory of Dr Kalam”.

  • Parkash Singh Badal
    Jul 28, 2015 09:28 IST

    Gurdaspur fallout: Punjab CM calls off meeting with Pak envoy

    In the wake of the terror attack in Gurdaspur, Punjab chief minister Prakash Singh Badal has "called off" his meeting with the Pakistan high commissioner Abdul Basit, an official spokesman has said.

  • Abdul Kalam
    Jul 28, 2015 08:59 IST

    Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, the man who made us believe in dreams

    Former president APJ Abdul Kalam passed away on Monday evening in Shillong collapsed during a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management-Shillong (IIM-S) at around 6:30 pm . HT Correspondent Saumya S pays tribute to the former president.

  • Tributes to former President APJ Abdul Kalam
    Jul 28, 2015 08:08 IST

    Farewell Kalam! Pranab, Modi lead nation in paying homage

    Former President APJ Abdul Kalam’s body will be kept at his official residence in New Delhi after being carried in a special flight from Guwahati so that people can pay homage to the “Missile Man”.

  • Yakub Memon
    Jul 28, 2015 07:24 IST

    Split SC bench to hear Yakub Memon's plea one last time today

    The Supreme Court bench of Justice AR Dave and Justice Kurien Joseph had divergent views, with the latter questioning the SC’s July 21 order rejecting Yakub Memon’s curative petition.

  • Gurdaspur firing
    Jul 28, 2015 00:38 IST

    Gurdaspur attack: Punjab Police defeat terror again

    By gunning down three heavily armed terrorists in the dawn-to-dusk offensive at Dinanagar on Monday, Punjab Police have sent a strong message to terror groups about their ability to hit back hard.

  • Narendra Modi
    Jul 28, 2015 00:40 IST

    Cases filed against PM Modi for his ‘political DNA’ remark

    During his speech at a rally held in Muzaffarpur, PM Modi had allegedly questioned the “political DNA” of Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar, drawing a sharp reaction from Kumar and his supporters.