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We’ve all heard that India has 3.1 million NGOs, for instance, without any clarity on how many of these are defunct, how many represent schools, colleges, hospitals etc. We don’t even know how many are what we more commonly understand as NGOs(HT Photo)

Citizen voices need to be heard in a democracy

By Ingrid Srinath
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2018 07:32 PM IST
Participatory governance mechanisms be institutionalised at all levels of government and across human rights bodies
A top Maoist commander, identified as Somda, was killed in a gun battle with security forces in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh on Thursday evening, police said on Friday.(Representative Image/PTI File Photo)
A top Maoist commander, identified as Somda, was killed in a gun battle with security forces in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh on Thursday evening, police said on Friday.(Representative Image/PTI File Photo)

Maoist commander Somda shot dead by security forces in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma

Hindustan Times, Vijayawada | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON NOV 30, 2018 12:07 PM IST
A joint operation involving District Reserve Guards and Special Task Force (STF) personnel was launched in border areas of Fullbagdi, Aranpur and Gadiras police stations in Sukma and Dantewada areas, sources said.
Elected on high hopes to battle corruption and fix Pakistan’s economic malaise, Prime Minister Imran Khan set a raft of ambitious targets for his first 100 days in office.(Reuters Photo)
Elected on high hopes to battle corruption and fix Pakistan’s economic malaise, Prime Minister Imran Khan set a raft of ambitious targets for his first 100 days in office.(Reuters Photo)

Imran Khan’s 100 days in office as Pakistan’s leader: Scorecard

By Faseeh Mangi and Kamran Haider, Bloomberg
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2018 11:12 PM IST
Imran Khan and his top leadership are sincere about implementing structural reforms and eradicating deep-rooted corruption, according to Western diplomats and government officials.
The encounter is taking place near Saklar village under Kistaram police station area.(Representative image)
The encounter is taking place near Saklar village under Kistaram police station area.(Representative image)

2 Chhattisgarh police personnel, 9 Maoists killed in an encounter in Sukma

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2018 07:40 PM IST
The senior officer said the two DRG personnel were killed while fighting with the Maoists in their core area. He said the process to evacuate the jawans, who died, has started and more details are yet to come.
The gang members never tested the donated blood for HIV, Hepatitis, malaria etc, he said and added that the raiding teams recovered blood bags, testing kits and other equipment worth ₹1.5 lakh.(Representative image)
The gang members never tested the donated blood for HIV, Hepatitis, malaria etc, he said and added that the raiding teams recovered blood bags, testing kits and other equipment worth ₹1.5 lakh.(Representative image)

Lucknow: Blood and saline water 50-50, life risk 100 per cent

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Gaurav Saigal, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON OCT 27, 2018 03:16 PM IST
Beware! After adulterated food, it is adulterated blood now. The five racketeers arrested here by the special task force (STF) of UP Police on the intervening night of Thursday and Friday had put hundreds of lives at risk by selling blood mixed with equal amount of saline water.
In connection with a racket of fake tickets being sold to passengers, UPSRTC suspends officials.
In connection with a racket of fake tickets being sold to passengers, UPSRTC suspends officials.

UPSRTC suspends 12 officials, terminates 54 conductors, drivers

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON OCT 04, 2018 02:33 PM IST
The UP State Road Transport Corporation suspended a dozen officials, including two regional managers, and terminated services of 54 conductors and drivers in connection with a racket of fake tickets being sold to passengers.
The STF, in its report, has estimated that food grain worth over Rs 20 crore might have been siphoned off by scamsters in the last four months.(Representative i mage/Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The STF, in its report, has estimated that food grain worth over Rs 20 crore might have been siphoned off by scamsters in the last four months.(Representative i mage/Getty Images/iStockphoto)

UP: STF recommends arrest of ration dealers, food dept inspectors

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Brajendra K Parashar, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON SEP 25, 2018 01:03 PM IST
The Special Task Force (STF) has recommended the arrest of all ration dealers whose role in the multi-crore food scam it claims to have established beyond any doubt.
According to officials, three to four storey buildings have been constructed on these plots, in violation of building norms. Power department ordered to sever connections. (Parveen Kumar/HT File)
According to officials, three to four storey buildings have been constructed on these plots, in violation of building norms. Power department ordered to sever connections. (Parveen Kumar/HT File)

Illegal construction: Houses for economically weaker sections in Gurugram to lose power connections

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Abhishek Behl
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2018 05:54 AM IST
During the district task force committee meeting, officials decided to cut basic services such as water, power and sewerage to houses built in violation of norms.
Myanmar's president Win Myint (C) arrives at Tribhuvan International Airport to attend the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) summit in Kathmandu.(REUTERS)
Myanmar's president Win Myint (C) arrives at Tribhuvan International Airport to attend the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) summit in Kathmandu.(REUTERS)

Bimstec officials discuss charter, development fund

By Anil Giri
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2018 08:11 AM IST
A technical team will be formed to finalise the modalities of the Bimstec Development Fund while another team will draft the charter of the grouping.
Maratha protesters recently went on a rampage near Pune.(HT)
Maratha protesters recently went on a rampage near Pune.(HT)

Maratha protest over quota: It is free-for-all in Maharashtra, says Bombay high court

By Kanchan Chaudhari, Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 03, 2018 12:40 AM IST
The HC was hearing separate petitions, requesting the court to monitor investigations into murders
The Union Home Ministry has also directed strong action against officials concerned if they fail to abide by guidelines.(Burhaan Kinu/HT Photo)
The Union Home Ministry has also directed strong action against officials concerned if they fail to abide by guidelines.(Burhaan Kinu/HT Photo)

Centre asks states to appoint nodal officer, task force in each district to check lynching

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2018 10:31 PM IST
To check incidents of lynching, the Centre has asked all states to appoint a superintendent of police-level officer in each district and set up a special task force to gather intelligence and monitor social media contents, so that no one is attacked on suspicion of being child lifters or cattle smugglers.
The task force will be formed at three levels -- police station, district and state , says a police officer.(HT Photo)
The task force will be formed at three levels -- police station, district and state , says a police officer.(HT Photo)

Uttarakhand police to form 3-tier task force to fight drug menace

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Kalyan Das
PUBLISHED ON JUN 27, 2018 10:17 PM IST
The Uttarakhand police is soon going to create a three-tier task force to “bolster its fight” against drug abuse and illicit trafficking, said a senior police officer

Crackdown on drug peddling: Special Task Force says most Nigerians come to India on business visas

Hindustan Times, Mohali | By Shailee Dogra, Mohali
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2018 02:39 PM IST
Of the 18 arrested since January 2018, 15 had come to India on business visas, two on student visas and one on medical visa.
Many Sikh hardliners gathered around the takht to observe the Operation Bluestar anniversary in Amritsar on Wednesday.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)
Many Sikh hardliners gathered around the takht to observe the Operation Bluestar anniversary in Amritsar on Wednesday.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)

Operation Bluestar anniv: Jathedar’s address peaceful amid pro-Khalistan slogans

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By Surjit Singh, Amritsar
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2018 09:25 PM IST
Sikh hardliners also displayed portrait of Jagtar Singh Hawara, convict in former Punjab CM Beant Singh’s assassination case, calling him their jathedar.
Two men involved in the murder of a newly-wed woman and loot last month on the Delhi-Dehradun highway were killed in a gun battle with the police in Uttar Pradesh’s Meerut.(HT File Photo)
Two men involved in the murder of a newly-wed woman and loot last month on the Delhi-Dehradun highway were killed in a gun battle with the police in Uttar Pradesh’s Meerut.(HT File Photo)

Criminals involved in Meerut highway murder and loot killed by police

Hindustan Times | By S Raju, Meerut
PUBLISHED ON MAY 29, 2018 03:28 PM IST
The task force’s superintendent of police Alok Priyadarshi said the men have been identified as Narsi alias Tiger of Modinagar and Dheeraj of Shatabdi Nagar in Meerut.
Hawkers who are mobile and leave for the day after doing business will not be targeted as part of the Capital’s anti-encroachment drive, the government told the Supreme Court.(HT Photo)
Hawkers who are mobile and leave for the day after doing business will not be targeted as part of the Capital’s anti-encroachment drive, the government told the Supreme Court.(HT Photo)

Delhi govt to go easy on hawkers who don’t set up structures

Hindustan Times | By Bhadra Sinha, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2018 08:57 AM IST
The Delhi government licenses hawkers following a 2007 law, giving them a so-called “teh bazaar” (hawking) rights. Additional solicitor general AS Nadkarni said all hawkers must apply for permits under the scheme, and that constructions by even those who have permits will not be spared.
The CBI has 18 sanctioned posts of joint director of which, four are reserved for officials who rise from the ranks in the agency. But in the absence of any eligible officers, these posts were filled by officers from the Indian Police Service.(File photo)
The CBI has 18 sanctioned posts of joint director of which, four are reserved for officials who rise from the ranks in the agency. But in the absence of any eligible officers, these posts were filled by officers from the Indian Police Service.(File photo)

After 8 years, CBI to get joint director from its own ranks

New Delhi, Hindustan Times | By Rajesh Ahuja
PUBLISHED ON MAY 05, 2018 10:49 PM IST
NM Singh, who joined the CBI as deputy superintendent (SP) of police in the early 90s, will be the first officer to be promoted to the post since M Narayanan in January, 2009.
Police checking on highway after murder of bride and loot. The bride was shot dead after she refused to hand over her jewellery to the robbers.(HT Photo)
Police checking on highway after murder of bride and loot. The bride was shot dead after she refused to hand over her jewellery to the robbers.(HT Photo)

Criminals involved in Meerut highway murder and loot arrested

Hindustan Times, Meerut | By HT Correspondent, Meerut
PUBLISHED ON MAY 03, 2018 03:29 PM IST
In a major breakthrough, the Special Task Force (STF) has arrested three criminals involved in the murder of a bride and loot on the Delhi-Dehradun highway on Friday night. Raids were being conducted to arrest rest of the criminals involved in the crime, police said.
A view of the shops from where the MCD officials removed encroachments during yesterday’s anti-encroachment drive at Khari Baoli, New Delhi.(HT File Photo)
A view of the shops from where the MCD officials removed encroachments during yesterday’s anti-encroachment drive at Khari Baoli, New Delhi.(HT File Photo)

For the next seven days, South Delhi areas may face enforcement drive

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Parvez Sultan
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2018 08:09 AM IST
The Special Task Force (STF), constituted to enforce the Supreme Court order to remove encroachments from public places in Delhi, has decided to focus on six ‘heavily encroached’ stretches
A committee, formed on the orders of the Supreme Court under the chairpersonship of Delhi Development Authority’s (DDA) vice chairperson, clears encroachments on the roads of south Delhi.(Photo by special arrangement)
A committee, formed on the orders of the Supreme Court under the chairpersonship of Delhi Development Authority’s (DDA) vice chairperson, clears encroachments on the roads of south Delhi.(Photo by special arrangement)

18 arterial Delhi roads likely to get rid of encroachments today

New Delhi, Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2018 11:10 PM IST
A Special Task Force constituted to enforce the Supreme Court order to target encroachments from all public places in Delhi removed 475 temporary structures on 30 stretches of roads across the city on the weekend.
In the view of several anti copying measures put in place this year, around 17 per cent (11.27 lakh) of total registered 66.4 lakh candidates left the exam midway.(Representative image/ Shutterstock)
In the view of several anti copying measures put in place this year, around 17 per cent (11.27 lakh) of total registered 66.4 lakh candidates left the exam midway.(Representative image/ Shutterstock)

UP Board results prepared, to be declared on April 29

Hindustan Times, Allahabad | By HT Correspondent, Allahabad
UPDATED ON APR 27, 2018 01:33 PM IST
All preparations for declaration of UP Board’s class 10 and class 12 examination results have been completed. According to senior Board officials, the last minute tallying of records pertaining to practical and theory marks had also been completed and printing of results was set to begin.
Forensic team at the spot where the encounter took place on Monday. Bhati was killed on the rooftop of an establishment adjacent to a sweet shop in Sector 41, Noida.(Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
Forensic team at the spot where the encounter took place on Monday. Bhati was killed on the rooftop of an establishment adjacent to a sweet shop in Sector 41, Noida.(Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)

Balraj worked as a sharpshooter for Sundar Bhati gang: UP STF

By Tanmayee Tyagi, Noida
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2018 10:09 PM IST
According to police officials, Bhati was wanted in multiple cases of extortion and murders. UP police officials said that Bhati worked as a sharpshooter for Sundar Bhati’s gang and, after latter’s arrest, began leading the gang
Balraj Bhati , a criminal mastermind with a ₹2.5 lakh reward on his arrest from the police of Haryana, Uttar Pradesh (UP) and Delhi, was killed in the encounter on Monday.(Sunil Ghoash/HT Photo)
Balraj Bhati , a criminal mastermind with a ₹2.5 lakh reward on his arrest from the police of Haryana, Uttar Pradesh (UP) and Delhi, was killed in the encounter on Monday.(Sunil Ghoash/HT Photo)

Bhati killing: We thought someone was bursting crackers, say locals

Hindustan Times | By Tanmayee Tyagi, Noida
PUBLISHED ON APR 23, 2018 09:50 PM IST
Three civilians, including a 13-year-old boy, were injured during in the crossfire between Balraj Bhati and a joint task force of the UP and the Haryana police.
Black Buck (Antelope cervicapra) also known as the Indian antelope with its ringed horns, is listed under the schedule 1 of the Wildlife Protection Act 1972, according it the highest legal protection.((Arun Mondhe/HT))
Black Buck (Antelope cervicapra) also known as the Indian antelope with its ringed horns, is listed under the schedule 1 of the Wildlife Protection Act 1972, according it the highest legal protection.((Arun Mondhe/HT))

Blackbuck poaching case: MP’s STF wildlife crime books four forest officials

Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By Neeraj Santoshi
PUBLISHED ON APR 18, 2018 06:35 PM IST
The four forest officials- one ranger and three forest guards- have been booked under sections 50, 51, 52 and 53 of Wildlife (Protection Act 1972).
The court is hearing petitions against unauthorised constructions and misuse of residential premises for commercial purposes.(File photo)
The court is hearing petitions against unauthorised constructions and misuse of residential premises for commercial purposes.(File photo)

Raze any building that is a safety risk, SC tells Delhi task force

New Delhi, Hindustan Times | By Bhadra Sinha
UPDATED ON APR 09, 2018 11:48 PM IST
The court has also halted changes to Delhi’s Master Plan 2021, which sought to give relief to certain violators after trader communities across the city hit the streets in protest. Those
The Supreme Court had on April 4 lashed out at the Centre, Delhi government and civic agencies for their failure to stop unauthorised constructions in the national capital, saying that ‘lungs’ of the citizens, especially children, were ‘damaged’ due to inaction of the authorities.(HT File Photo)
The Supreme Court had on April 4 lashed out at the Centre, Delhi government and civic agencies for their failure to stop unauthorised constructions in the national capital, saying that ‘lungs’ of the citizens, especially children, were ‘damaged’ due to inaction of the authorities.(HT File Photo)

SC asks Centre, Delhi govt to not make sealing of illegal structures a ‘political’ issue

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 09, 2018 03:37 PM IST
The Supreme Court also asked the authorities to look into the aspects of fire safety, especially in schools, and the massive depletion of groundwater.
A peacock, with its legs caught in a metal trap, was spotted by residents and environmentalists near the Tata Raisina Residency in the Aravallis on December 8.(HT Photo)
A peacock, with its legs caught in a metal trap, was spotted by residents and environmentalists near the Tata Raisina Residency in the Aravallis on December 8.(HT Photo)

Gurgaon: Forest dept launches 24-hour toll-free helpline, task force starts functioning

hindustan times | By Leena Dhankhar, Gurgaon
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2018 10:54 PM IST
The task force is meant to protect wild animals from poachers. The team will curtail poaching and illegal tree felling in the eco-sensitive areas of the Aravallis.
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