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07 Jun 2018

Narendra Modi

Eastern Expressway: India's first 'smart' highway plagued by chaos, accidents

It's been a week since Delhi's Eastern Peripheral Expressway was inaugurated by PM Modi with much pomp, but not all seems to be going well, reported Hindustan Times.

28 May 2018

Gautam Gambhir

Gautam Gambhir fears for his daughters, writes about child rape

Cricketer Gautam Gambhir is worried for his daughters' safety, much like most parents in the country, considering the cases of child rapes reported.

26 May 2018


Cobrapost's 'shoddy' sting on Paytm: Pertinent questions remain unanswered

Cobrapost, arguably the king of sting operations in India, is back with another in its Operation-136 series, which reveals media houses' willingness to peddle content (mostly 'Hindutva'-related) for money.

24 May 2018

Indian Air Force

Fire in Trikuta-hills leads to suspension of Vaishno Devi Yatra

After a raging forest fire took over Trikuta Hills, about 50 kms from Jammu, the Vaishno Devi Yatra was suspended on Wednesday.

22 May 2018


India's busiest airports will outgrow their capacities this year

According to the documents accessed by the Hindustan Times through the RTI act, at least 25 of India's busiest airports are operating beyond capacity, while the rest will reach their optimal capacity in 2018-19.

21 May 2018

Pakistan News

After Pakistan captivity, Indians soldier wants to quit the army

More than 18 months after crossing the LoC into Pakistan and getting captured, Indian soldier Chandu Chavan has expressed his desire to quit the Indian Army.

21 May 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Ramzan helplines in Uttar Pradesh bombarded with questions

In Uttar Pradesh, two helplines were launched on May 18 to help Shia and Sunni Muslims during the holy month of Ramzan.

08 May 2018


Amit Shah lists Congress's failures, BJP's achievements ahead of Karnataka-elections

BJP President Amit Shah spoke about issues concerning poll-bound Karnataka in an interview to Hindustan Times and said his party will win an absolute majority.

29 Apr 2018

Uttar Pradesh

UP Board Result 2018: Autorickshaw driver's son is the topper

Two boys have jointly topped the Class-12 UP Board Examinations this year with 466 marks out of 500 i.e 93.20%. The state education board declared results early on Sunday.

29 Apr 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Bride shot dead by robbers on Meerut highway for jewellery

A 22-year-old newly-wed woman was shot dead by robbers on Meerut highway late on Friday night for artificial jewelry they mistook for gold.

28 Apr 2018

Delhi Police

Ghaziabad: Madrasa cleric arrested over involvement in 10-year-old's rape

The maulvi of the Ghaziabad madrasa, where a 10-year-old girl was confined and raped, was arrested on Friday.

28 Apr 2018


Fight over parking kills three of a family in Delhi

Three members of a family were killed in Delhi's Model Town on Thursday night in what began as a row over parking space.

28 Apr 2018


Meet UPSC 2017 toppers Anudeep Durishetty and Anu Kumari

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) declared the much-awaited final results of the All India Civil Services Examinations 2017 on Friday.

27 Apr 2018


Centre mulling death penalty for rape of boys under 12

To make the Criminal Law (Amendment) ordinance, 2018 gender neutral, the ministry of women and child development plans to move the Cabinet to demand the same punishment — death penalty — also for those found guilty of raping boys under the age of 12.

27 Apr 2018


Jail or freedom? Vijay Mallya's extradition fate nearing decision

Flamboyant businessman Vijay Mallya's extradition hearing in London court is nearing its end, Hindustan Times reported.

Asaram case: India urgently needs a witness protection law

Three witnesses were killed, at least six grievously attacked and several others injured to protect self-styled godman Asaram from getting convicted of raping a 16-year-old disciple at his Jodhpur ashram in August 2013.

26 Apr 2018


Odisha: Lecturer arrested for sending parcel bomb as wedding gift

An English lecturer of a private college in Odisha was arrested on Wednesday for killing a newly-wed software engineer, his great-aunt and grievously injuring his wife.

26 Apr 2018


CRPF to use chilli bombs, tear gas instead of pellet-guns

After pellet guns grevously injured several Kashmiris in 2016 post Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani's encounter death, Indian paramilitary forces are considering to employ non-dangerous ways to manage crowds in the Valley.

25 Apr 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Asaram rape-case: All about the cop who led the probe

On Wednesday, a special Jodhpur court convicted Asaram of raping a 16-year-old girl at his city ashram in 2013.

25 Apr 2018


Delhi: 13-year-old forced to drink by aunt; raped by boyfriend

Another minor has been raped, this time in the forest area of outer Delhi's Shahbad Dairy on Sunday, hours after President Ram Nath Kovind greenlit death penalty for convicted rapists of children under 12 years.

After acquittal, Maya Kodnani says no bigger court than conscience

Former Gujarat Minister Maya Kodnani, who was acquitted Friday in the Naroda Patiya massacre case that killed 97 people, said it was God's way of testing her.

22 Apr 2018

Tihar Jail

Now, Manu Sharma shifted to open-jail after 'good conduct'

Siddhartha Vashishtha, famously known as Manu Sharma, is serving a life sentence for killing Jessica Lal, a bartender in 1999.

20 Apr 2018


Two more minors raped, murdered at weddings in UP, Chhattisgarh

A minor girl was raped and killed at a wedding in Uttar Pradesh's Etah on Thursday, just three days after an eerily similar incident caused massive public outrage.

18 Apr 2018


Another minor raped and murdered, this time in UP's Etah

As India continues to simmer in the wake of the horrific rape-and-murders of minors in Kathua and Surat, another girl, 7 years old, was brutally raped and killed during a wedding in Uttar Pradesh's Etah on Tuesday.

Confusion over Unnao rape victim's age gets murky

BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, the primary accused in Unnao rape case, has been booked under Protection of Children against Sexual Offenses (POCSO) Act and other IPC sections.

16 Apr 2018


Kathua, Unnao rapes: India demands justice, severe punishment for predators

India has taken to streets once again like it did after December 16, 2012.

15 Apr 2018


Kadaknath: The black chicken that's ruling the roost in Dantewada

Women in conflict-ridden Dantewada have found a new lease of life, courtesy a locally-farmed black-feathered chicken known for its flavorful meat - Kadaknath.

13 Apr 2018


All about Telangana intermediate first, second year exam results

The Telangana State Board of Intermediate Education (TSBIE) announced the results of first and second year exams on Friday.

12 Apr 2018

Pakistan News

Pakistan: Nawaz Sharif hints at imminent arrest, jail term

Former Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday hinted he might soon be arrested and put behind bars to prevent his party, Pakistan Muslim League, from winning elections later this year.

11 Apr 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh: English-medium government schools still use Hindi mode

About 5,000 government schools in Uttar Pradesh were promoted to English Medium as a part of the School Chalo Abhiyan, but sadly there hasn't been any changes at ground level.

07 Apr 2018


CBI bans overseas travel for Deepak Kochhar, Venugopal Dhoot

Videocon CEO Venugopal Dhoot and ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar's husband Deepak Kochhar have been barred from traveling outside India, courtesy Central Bureau of Investigation's ongoing preliminary inquiry on them.

07 Apr 2018


Sachin Tendulkar explains why ending open-defecation is important for children

Cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar calls for ending open defecation in an open letter published in Hindustan Times.

05 Apr 2018


How has two years of liquor ban changed Bihar?

Bihar police conducted a raid every two minutes and seven people were put behind bars every hour in the last two years since the state banned alcohol.

01 Apr 2018


CBSE paper-leak fiasco no longer limited to just NCR, Haryana

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and central government's claims that the leak of Class 10 Maths paper is restricted to Delhi, the National Capital Region and Haryana doesn't hold water anymore.

01 Apr 2018

Madhya Pradesh

Four-storey building collapses in Indore; 10 killed, rescue operations underway

A four-storey building collapsed in Indore on Saturday evening, killing at least 10 people and injuring six others.

31 Mar 2018


16-year-old Delhi boy informed CBSE of Class-10 Maths paper leak

A 16-year-old Class 10 student living in West Delhi informed the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) of the Maths paper leak hours before the scheduled exam on March 28.

30 Mar 2018


Odisha doctor crosses hill, river to assist woman in labor

At a time when healthcare giants are infamous for fleecing patients and organizational apathy, tales of selfless individual efforts rekindle hope.

24 Mar 2018


Sonepat: 18-year-old boy shot dead over old family rivalry

An 18-year-old boy was fired at 10 times on Thursday as he was waiting at a Sonepat government school for his sister who was writing her Class 10 exam.

23 Mar 2018


Love over religion: The curious story of a mentally-challenged man

The last rites of a 24-year-old mentally-challenged man in UP's Moradabad on Wednesday would have silenced even the snarkiest communal haters.

22 Mar 2018


Jharkhand: 11 gaurakshaks get life sentence for lynching a trader

In a first, 11 men were sentenced to life in Jharkhand's Ramgarh district on Wednesday for lynching a Muslim trader last year, suspecting that he was transporting beef.

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