Weird to wonderful: the most popular headlines of HT in 2013
Brutal rapists getting no mercy from justice, a teenaged entrepreneur's message to young dreamers, a prime ministerial candidate's advice to his party's senior leader and movies breaking records in money-making: these were among the 12 stories on this website which readers 'liked', shared and read the most this year.india Updated: Dec 27, 2013 13:38 IST
Brutal rapists getting no mercy from justice, a teenaged entrepreneur's message to young dreamers, a prime ministerial candidate's advice to his party's senior leader and movies breaking records in money-making: these were among the 12 stories on this website which readers 'liked', shared and read the most this year. Here's to looking back at to those headlines again.
Mukesh Singh, Vinay Sharma, Pawan Gupta and Akshay Thakur get death from a fast-track court on September 13, nine months after the four and two others destroyed the life of a young woman on a moving bus in New Delhi and shook India's conscience.
Flash floods in Uttarkhand and Himachal Pradesh in June killed hundreds. In the hill state, the government comes under severe criticism for being caught off guard.
Congress is defeated in the "semi-finals" before the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the Assembly polls in Delhi, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. The consolation prize is that it retains power in Mizoram.
Dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar are found guilty of murdering their teenaged daughter, Aarushi, and domestic help Hemraj. A great fall for a couple who once had it all.
A satirical piece by an American website mocking the "increase" in sexual assaults on women in India angers Assam's people. The website spoofs that the state hosts an "annual rape festival" but it gets no laughs.
Sindhuja Rajamaran was 14 when she became the CEO of a Chennai-based animation company called Seppan. Her speech to management convocation in Lucknow catches fire on social media.
The sexual assault survivor first thought of committing suicide by setting herself on fire, but then she changed her mind. Poetic justice, say people on social media about her story.
Gujarat chief minister visits New Delhi in June after being anointed as chief of BJP's election campaign committee. Months later, the BJP would split from Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal (United) party.
A Thursday morning brings shocking news for cricket fans. News breaks that three cricketers of the Rajasthan Royals IPL team, including pacer S Sreesanth, had been arrested for alleged spot-fixing during the T20 tournament. Sreesanth is banned for life in September.
Romance movie starring Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone earns around Rs. 170 crore. The movie about a boy and a girl who take a life-altering holiday together is a hit in the US market too.
Movie starring Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone creates several records. The money is the fastest to make Rs. 200 crore. It also breaks records in overseas collections.
Controversial inmate of reality TV show is arrested briefly for allegedly assaulting a woman celebrity in house where the series is being hosted. Kohli's antics lead to his eviction from the show too.
First Published: Dec 25, 2013 17:15 IST