India

  • Sheena Bora (left) and Indrani Mukerjea.
    Aug 29, 2015 21:34 IST

    Sheena Bora murder: Cops look for CCTV footage of car, witnesses

    Police in Mumbai are now trying to get hold of CCTV footage of the car in which Sheena Bora was murdered in April 2012, in a bid to expedite the investigation in the three-year-old case.

  • Samaraesh Sarkar
    Aug 29, 2015 19:59 IST

    Bengal man caught dumping bags with body parts of lover, her child

    A bank manager in West Bengal was arrested on charges of murder on Saturday, after he was caught red-handed while dumping in a river three trolley bags containing body parts of a woman with whom he had an extra-marital affair and her five-year-old daughter.

  • Patel agitation Gujarat violence
    Aug 30, 2015 00:18 IST

    Situation calm in Gujarat, all eyes on Shwetang Patel's funeral

    The Bapunagar police on Saturday filed an FIR, as per the direction of the Gujarat high court, in connection with the custodial death of 32-year-old Shwetang Patel.

  • Jharkhand labourer
    Aug 29, 2015 17:35 IST

    HT impact: Help pours in for raped Jharkhand minor

    People from across the world have offered to help a raped girl in Jharkhand and her family in their struggle to provide medical care for the minor.

  • A kid gets water splashed on him during
    Aug 30, 2015 00:55 IST

    Monsoon beats El Nino as India escapes major drought: Met

    The southwest monsoon has been able to beat back a powerful El Nino and farmers quickly adapted with the right crops, helping India escape a major drought this year, according to Met department’s initial analysis and farm ministry data.

  • Indrani Mukerjea
    Aug 30, 2015 00:04 IST

    Sheena Bora killed in Mumbai bylane, strangled soon after pick-up

    For the first time since the murder of Sheena Bora surfaced on August 25 with the arrest of INX Media co-founder Indrani Mukerjea, HT has learnt the entire sequence of events that transpired three years ago on April 24 and 25, when Sheena was murdered.

  • MP Dharamvira Gandhi
    Aug 29, 2015 19:55 IST

    AAP suspends two Punjab MPs for anti-party activities

    Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday suspended Patiala MP Dharamvira Gandhi and Fatehgarh Sahib MP Harinder Singh Khalsa for anti-party activities.

  • Janata Parivar
    Aug 29, 2015 22:11 IST

    SP to attend Patna rally today, will contest 5 Bihar seats

    The Samajwadi Party has decided to participate in a rally of the so-called "secular alliance" in Patna on Sunday but its chief Mulayam Singh Yadav would not attend it.

  • Solar power, Green power, Solar energy
    Aug 29, 2015 23:31 IST

    15% of India’s power by 2030 to be green, says NITI Aayog

    Renewable energy currently contributes to less than 6% of the country’s energy mix. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced setting up a green power capacity of 175 gigawatts (GW) by 2022 to ensure every household gets adequate power.

  • Charminar
    Aug 29, 2015 23:54 IST

    AP shuts down in protest against delay of ‘special status’

    Normal life was disrupted in all 13 districts of Andhra Pradesh on Saturday with business establishments, shops and educational institutions remaining closed in response to a “shut down” call given by the opposition YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) to protest against the delay in according special status to the residuary state.

  • IIT-Kharagpur
    Aug 29, 2015 23:51 IST

    HRD ministry backs whistleblower IIT professor

    A computer science professor at IIT Kharagpur suspended from the institute on charges of maligning the reputation of the institute four years ago has received backing from the HRD ministry which has pointed out several discrepancies in the inquiry conducted by the IIT.

  • murder
    Aug 30, 2015 01:07 IST

    Indore man kills son-in-law, 'honour killing' suspected

    In a suspected case of honour killing, a youth was allegedly strangled to death by his father-in-law and seven others on Saturday night at Indore's Malviya Nagar. The incident took place around 8:30pm.

  • Primary school
    Aug 29, 2015 23:44 IST

    Amend RTE for free mandatory elementary education: Law commission

    The Law Commission of India has recommended amending the Right to Education Act to make it mandatory for the government to provide free pre-school education for children above the age of three.

  • CBI
    Aug 29, 2015 23:37 IST

    CBI puts 15 NGOs under scanner for FCRA violations

    The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has taken 15 non-governmental organisations (NGOs) under its scanner for allegedly violating the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) and may register cases against them soon.

  • Arun Jaitley
    Aug 29, 2015 22:38 IST

    Wait for 48 hours for decision on land ordinance, says Jaitley

    The government on Friday issued a statutory order on Land bill in lieu of re-promulgation of land ordinance. The order will ensure compensation for land acquired under 13 Acts and will safeguard the rehabilitation of land owners.