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  • Delhi: Rebel AAP camp seeks one more day to reply to showcause notice 50 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Citing prior commitment of their leaders, the rebel camp of Aam Aadmi Party on Sunday sought one more day to respond to the showcause notice issued to them by the party. "We have asked for an additional time and we will respond to the notice tomorrow afternoon. "Most of our...
  • Vasundhara Raje to participate in a Road Show in Kolkata to woo investors 1 hour 7 minutes ago

    Jaipur: Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje will be participating in two-day roadshow to woo investors in Kolkata on April 21-22. This is for the state's upcoming "Resurgent Rajasthan Summit 2015" to be held from November 19-20 in Jaipur. Raje will lead a delegation along with cabinet ministers Minister for Higher Education Kali...
  • Rajasthan: Lawyers should get trained in sea, space, cyber, IPR laws 1 hour 20 minutes ago

    Jaipur: Asking the legal fraternity to be ready to adopt new challenges, Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court Sunil Ambwani on Sunday pitched for lawyers to get trained in legislations related to sea, space, cyber, environment and intellectual property rights. The state's chief justice was delivering a presidential address on the...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 1 hour 22 minutes ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • ONGC calls US company to contain fire at gas well 1 hour 25 minutes ago

    New Delhi: State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) on Sunday said it has called the globally renowned oil and gas blow out control experts Boots&Coots from US to contain fire at a gas well near Surat in which 12 persons were injured. "Well Olpad-31 caught fire during repair maintenance job...
  • Land Bill war: Are parties being forced to reinvent themselves? 1 hour 29 minutes ago

    Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party indulged in a slugfest on Sunday over the controversial Land Acquisition Ordinance. ...
  • Mercury crosses 40-degrees celsius mark in north India 1 hour 36 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Heat wave-like conditions prevailed at several places across the country as the mercury crossed the 40-degree Celsius mark in various cities including the national capital with the temperature likely to rise in coming days. While New Delhi posted 40.6 degrees Celsius while Jaisalmer recorded the hottest temperature at 44.5...
  • Nationalist Congress Party back-stabbed Bal Thackeray: Uddhav Thackeray 1 hour 41 minutes ago

    Thane: Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday said it was the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) that had "back-stabbed" party supremo Bal Thackeray even as he accused Sharad Pawar of "pitting" people against each other for deriving political mileage. "It was NCP which back-stabbed Bal Thackeray. NCP chief (Sharad Pawar) is...
  • BSF troops, terrorists exchange fire; infiltration bid foiled 2 hours 49 minutes ago

    Jammu: BSF troops on Sunday foiled an infiltration bid by a group of armed terrorists, who tried to enter the International Border in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir, a BSF official said. A group of suspected militants were spotted close to IB in forward area in Hiranagar sector of the...
  • Odisha: 51 arrested for setting train coach on fire, ransacking station 3 hours 3 minutes ago

    Bhubaneswar: As many as 51 people were arrested on Sunday for torching a coach of Puri-Barbil Express train and ransacking Delang railway station. GRP sources said the arrested belong to Gualipara village and nearby areas under Delang police station limits in Puri district. The arrest was made two days after a mob...
  • Burdwan blast: JMB terrorist held in Jharkhand 3 hours 29 minutes ago

    New Delhi: NIA and Jharkhand police achieved a breakthrough in the Burdwan blast case when an alleged Jamat -ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) terrorist was arrested in Pakur district of Jharkhand. Lal Mohammed alias Ibrahim Sheikh was wanted by NIA in connection with the October, 2014, bomb blast at Burdwan and was arrested...
  • 30 minutes: Beef ban in Maharashtra 4 hours 5 minutes ago

    BJP-ruled state Maharashtra banned sale and consumption of beef and has imposed a five-year jail term for cow slaughter. ...
  • Watch: HT Mumbai's Most Stylish Awards 2015 4 hours 12 minutes ago

    At Hindustan Times Mumbai's Most Stylish Awards 2015, celebrities showed off their style mantra. ...
  • Delhi: Vehicle theft FIR registration application set for grand launch 4 hours 28 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Delhi police is planning a full-fledged roll-out for its app which registers FIRs online in motor vehicle theft cases, after its trial run went smoothly. Fifteen cases were lodged since the app's trial run which began on Thursday and Delhi police top brass are planning a grand event to...
  • Khaps from Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi decide to back 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' scheme 4 hours 47 minutes ago

    Bhiwani: The influential Khaps or caste councils from three states have vowed to work to end female foeticide and demanded a provision for 10-year jail to the guilty, arguing that if such strict law can be framed for cow slaughter why not for protecting girl child. Breaking from tradition, two women...
  • Anti-India activities will not be tolerated in India: Rajnath Singh 5 hours 0 minutes ago

    Chandauli: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said that any kind of anti-India activities will not be tolerated on the country's soil. He said this while addressing Kisan Mahapanchayat in his home district in Chandauli, his first visit to the place after taking over as the Union Home Minister. "I congratulate...
  • Delhi: AIIMS doctor found dead in a hotel, husband arrested 5 hours 1 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A woman doctor was found dead under mysterious circumstances at a hotel in Paharganj in central Delhi on Sunday. The woman has been identified as Priya Vedi, she was a senior resident at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences(AIIMS). The police recovered a suicide note from her...
  • COAI roots for net neutrality, access for Internet to all 5 hours 5 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Industrial body Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) on Sunday reaffirmed its support for 'net neutrality', but also made a strong pitch for 'net equality' that will enable access to Internet for a billion Indians as part of the governments digital India vision. In a statement on Sunday, COAI...
  • Over 85,000 complaints on Delhi Traffic Police's WhatsApp 5 hours 58 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Traffic Police has received nearly 85,000 complaints regarding traffic violations and related issues on its WhatsApp helpline which was launched in October, 2014 and so far action has been taken in over 7,500 of them after due verification. This WhatsApp helpline number 8750871493 was launched on October 16...
  • Gujarat: Gas well blaze still on; ONGC rushes crisis team 6 hours 15 minutes ago

    Surat: Fire is still raging at the ONGC gas well near Olpad town in the district, even 24 hours after the blow-out mishap, and a crisis management team was rushed to the spot from Delhi on Sunday, a senior official said. "Fire is still on but it is under control in...
  • Jammu and Kashmir BJP skirts raking up controversies at party meet 6 hours 20 minutes ago

    Jammu: The ruling BJP in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday passed a resolution pledging to ensure rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandits in the Valley but avoided any reference to recent controversies like on separate settlements for those displaced by militancy. In the first meeting of the BJP's state working committee after it...
  • Sri Lanka's main Tamil party denies links with LTTE 6 hours 24 minutes ago

    Colombo: Tamil National Alliance has no allegiance to the LTTE as it is not in favour of terrorism, a senior leader of Sri Lanka's main Tamil party has said, rebutting allegations in this regard. "We do not have any allegiance to the LTTE nor are we committed to their ideology. We...
  • NDA'S land bill will be rejected in Rajya Sabha: Sharad Yadav 6 hours 30 minutes ago

    Jammu: Janata Dal (U) President Sharad Yadav on Sunday noted that NDA government's "controversial land acquisition bill" will be rejected by the opposition in Upper House of the Parliament. "This bill (Land acquisition bill) is anti-farmer and we would ensure that the Narendra Modi government faces a defeat on this and...
  • Pakistan wants to resume Foreign Secretary-level talks to resolve outstanding issues 6 hours 53 minutes ago

    Pakistan has called on India to resume foreign secretary-level talks to resolve all outstanding issues, saying with peace the menace of poverty, illiteracy and injustice in the region can be eradicated. ...
  • PM Modi projects his government as pro-poor 6 hours 58 minutes ago

    New Delhi: On a day Congress held a rally to attack him, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday projected his government as pro-poor and pro-farmers and lashed out at "perverted" critics for their "congenital habit" of running down the BJP which he wanted his party to counter vigorously. ...
  • Mayawati asks BSP leaders to donate a month's salary 7 hours 15 minutes ago

    Lucknow: BSP supremo Mayawati on Sunday asked her party MPs and MLAs that instead of donating to the government, they should give as relief their one month salary directly to farmers affected by recent unseasonal rains and hailstorm in their respective constituencies. "The farmers are going through a bad phase due...
  • Jet Airways plans to take back two Boeing 777s from Etihad 7 hours 29 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Jet Airways, which plans to enhance its services on the US routes, may ask its strategic investment partner Etihad to return two of its Boeing-777 planes which are currently on lease with the Gulf-based carrier. The private carrier has leased out seven wide-bodied planes to Etihad, which holds 24...
  • Resume Foreign Secretary-level talks: Pakistan to India 7 hours 46 minutes ago

    Lahore: Pakistan has called on India to resume foreign secretary-level talks to resolve all outstanding issues, saying with peace the menace of poverty, illiteracy and injustice in the region can be eradicated. "Although the Indian Foreign Secretary visited Pakistan on March 3 this year but it was 'a goodwill gesture'. The...
  • Pakistan condemns arrest of separatist leaders in Kashmir 8 hours 1 minutes ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Sunday condemned the use of force by security forces against protesters in Kashmir and said the arrest of separatist leaders in the Valley is a matter of concern. "Pakistan is deeply concerned at the increase in systematic human rights violations in Kashmir. We condemn the brutal use of...
  • Session V: Full lecture of Giti Chandra on identity, violence 8 hours 18 minutes ago

    The English professor at St Stephen's college Giti Chandra delivered the fifth lecture of the Citizen Empowerment and Cultural Richness series on Saturday. The theme of discussion was identity and violence. The lecture focussed on nature of different kinds of violence, how they are narrated and by whom and how...