Advertisement

HindustanTimes Fri,01 Aug 2014

New Delhi

AAP workers arrested for pasting posters

Four members of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) were arrested early on Monday morning for allegedly pasting posters on public property and at restricted places. Police said the posters were related to a rally scheduled at Jantar Mantar on August 3.

BJP using police to shield its MLAs: AAP

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday claimed it was being deliberately targeted by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) after some of its members were detained by the police for putting up its political posters across the city.

Govt to discuss JAC with ex-judges today

Keen to dispense with the current collegium system to appoint judges, the BJP-led government will on Monday hold consultation with jurists and former judges on the proposed Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) that would replace the present practice of judges appointing judges.

Cops: Delhi placement agencies trafficking girls with Maoists’ help

Jharkhand police suspect banned left wing extremist outfits that are active in several disricts of the state of trafficking girls to metro cities with the help of placement agencies in Delhi.

Over 25,000 vehicles rotting at various city police stations

The Delhi police has informed the Delhi High Court that there are 25,547 seized vehicles in their custody, of which 19,970 vehicles are not roadworthy and 2,479 are lying on roads and public places.

India asks its nationals to leave Libya

Amidst spiralling violence in Libya, India's mission in Tripoli today advised all its nationals to leave the strife-torn country using all available means and not to travel to that country.

40 mobiles stolen every day in Delhi; only 4 get tracked

While most people merely block their SIMs, buy new handsets and get on with their lives after a cellphone theft, of the 40 cases reported to Delhi Police every day on an average, only four lead to retrieval of the mobiles. That's a mere one-in-ten recovery rate.

Dhaka lets FCI ship food to NE using its key port

India has begun using a new trade route via a Bangladeshi port as well as land terrain to ship foodgrains to the North-east, as the NDA government steps up ties with the neighbour on the back of foreign minister Sushma Swaraj’s recent successful visit.

Soon, a 75% hike in monthly pension for ex-MPs

Former MPs may now see a hefty hike in their retirement benefits. Government sources told HT that the monthly pension for ex-MPs is likely to go up to Rs. 35,000 a month from Rs. 20,000 a month — a 75% hike.

Madhya Pradesh to promote defence production

Madhya Pradesh would be the first state in India to have a policy aimed at promoting defence manufacturing with an aim to create jobs and industrial infrastructure. 

700 flats on offer for economically deprived in DDA housing scheme

The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) is going to launch its 2014 housing scheme next month and for the first time, it will have two separate draw of lots for the scheme.

Chaired by retired judges, NCW may get more teeth

To de-politicise the National Commission for Women (NCW) and make it more powerful, the government has proposed that only retired judges from the Supreme Court and high courts be its chairpersons. They will be given powers to summon violators of women rights and penalise them.

Metro builds piers on busy NH 2 without hindering traffic flow

The Delhi Metro recently achieved a construction feat of sorts. It erected piers for elevated metro tracks on the busy Mathura Road (National Highway 2) without obstructing traffic even for a minute.

Bugging issue should be probed: Manmohan

Former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday said there should be an investigation into the report of bugging devices having been found in Union Minister Nitin Gadkari's residence and asked Government to explain the issue in Parliament.

Delhi: autos off road today over police atrocities

If you travel to your workplace or college by auto-rickshaw, look for an alternative on Monday. Upset with alleged police atrocities, the auto-rickshaw unions have called a one-day symbolic strike.
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 

 
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Copyright © 2014 HT Media Limited. All Rights Reserved