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HindustanTimes Sat,30 Aug 2014

 India

Muslim man shuns wife for attending I-Day event

A Muslim schoolteacher in Bihar was forced to leave her house by her husband who felt she had violated the Shariat law by participating in a Independence Day function, police said Saturday.

Adityanath set to rake up Hindutva issues in bypolls

Adityanath has been in the thick of controversy lately after an undated video showing him saying ‘for every Hindu girl converted, 100 Muslim girls will be converted as retaliation’ going viral.

Admission racket returns to DU; three suspects held

Delhi police has unearthed another admission scandal at DU’s Sri Venkateswara College, where ten students obtained admission on forged documents. The incident has taken place barely a month after the undergraduate admissions were closed.

Modi leaves for Japan, says 'grateful' for its contribution to India's development

In the first leg of his visit, the PM will travel to Kyoto, the 'smart city' of Japan, to see the experiment there considering that he intends to build 100 smart cities in India. In a special gesture, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will fly to Kyoto to receive Modi there.

The Constitution doesn’t allow reservation for minorities: Najma Heptullah

In this second part of a wide-ranging interview with HT, minority affairs minister Najma Heptullah talks about policy-making and the Modi government’s approach to address stark disadvantages faced by some of India’s six religious minorities.

Saradha scam: Funds may have been diverted to Bangladesh, W Asia

Enforcement Directorate (ED) sources say the scam-tainted Saradha Group may have diverted nearly Rs. 750 crore to Bangladesh and West Asia with the help of the controversial political outfit Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami.

Delhi: Priest held for rape on Janmashtami

Two minor girls, aged seven and eight, were raped in a south Delhi temple by a 70-year-old priest on Janmashtami day, at a time when celebrations were on in full swing.

BJP goes all out to ensure Apna Dal win in Rohaniya

With the nomination process for assembly by-elections in Uttar Pradesh over, the stage is set for a two-pronged contest between Apna Dal and Samajwadi Party in the pre-dominantly Patel-dominated Rohaniya assembly segment in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s constituency.

Marans got Rs. 600cr bribe in Aircel deal, CBI to court

Former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran received a Rs. 600-crore bribe in the Aircel-Maxis deal, the CBI claimed Friday.

Karthik ‘rape’ case: court gags 12 news outlets, complainant

A Bengaluru court on Friday issued a gag order on 12 news outlets in Karnataka, preventing them from reporting on a case in which a Kannada actor accused railway minister DV Sadananda Gowda’s son Karthik Gowda of rape and cheating.

Protests flare up after minor girl ‘abducted’

A Muslim youth allegedly abducted a Hindu minor after reportedly sexually exploiting her for over 10 months.

Peace yet to return to riot-hit Muzaffarnagar

Since the Muzaffarnagar riots last year, caste alliances have been shifting in west UP to threaten the political existence of many a leader. And, it impacted the last Lok Sabha elections like never before.

PM’s live Teacher's Day address a must view for all schools

All schools across the country have to ensure children watch PM Narendra Modi’s live televised Teachers’ Day address on September 5, a directive from the human resource development ministry has said.

BJP in cahoots with Maoists, says Mamata

The BJP is hobnobbing with the Maoists and is trying to bring back a reign of terror in Jangalmahal area of West Bengal, state chief minister Mamata Banerjee alleged on Friday. She also did not rule joining hands with the CPI(M) to stop the BJP in the state.

Modi may depute Saran for border talks with China

Departing from the convention of the NSA doubling up as the ‘special representative’ for boundary talks with Beijing, Prime Minister Narendra Modi may appoint foremost China expert Shyam Saran, a former foreign secretary, as the Indian representative for resolving the vexed issue.
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