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Fadnavis asks MVA leaders to clear stand on Maratha reservation

The deputy chief minister also asserted that his party will unmask MVA leaders on Maratha reservation

On joining hands with Ajit Pawar-led Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), Fadnavis said, that in politics, one has to make compromises sometimes. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 22, 2024 05:20 AM IST

Amit Shah calls Sharad Pawar ‘chief of corrupts,’ takes ‘Aurangzeb fan club’ jibe at Uddhav Thackeray

The Union minister highlighted the welfare measures taken by the Mahayuti government in the western state, and said the ruling alliance must remain in power to ensure reservation for the Maratha community

He also exuded confidence that the losses suffered by his party in the Lok Sabha elections will be recovered during the assembly polls later this year. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 22, 2024 05:18 AM IST

Kanwar Yatra vital element of Yogi’s Hindutva pitch

Soon after assuming office in his first term, he lifted the ban on playing DJs (music systems) during the Kanwar Yatra

Kanwariyas exempted from the ‘No helmet, No fuel rule’ ride a motorbike on July 26, 2019 (HT File)
Updated on Jul 22, 2024 05:14 AM IST
By, Lucknow

MCM calls for new bids on waste sourcing, processing

The new guidelines are designed to offer more opportunities for smaller and lesser-known entities to participate in the bidding process, said officials

By starting with smaller projects, these entities can gain valuable experience and eventually bid for larger projects, said MCG officials aware of the development. (Parveen Kumar/HT)
Updated on Jul 22, 2024 05:10 AM IST

Three killed in collision on Gurugram-Alwar highway

The dumper driver lost control, and after colliding with the car, parked the dumper on the road before fleeing the scene

“When the car was crossing the village Nasirbas in Ferozepur Jhirka, the speeding dumper rammed into the car ahead of us,” said a victim’s father. (File Photo)
Updated on Jul 22, 2024 05:08 AM IST

Drones, ATS units: Kanwar yatra begins today under security umbrella

The deployment of police, medical and other district personnel has been made on 840 Kanwar Yatra routes spanning nearly 12,535 kilometres as well as at 4,556 Shivalayas (Shiv temples)

A Kanwar camp being set up on NH-24 near Ghazipur, in New Delhi, India, on Sunday (Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jul 22, 2024 05:06 AM IST
By, Lucknow/meerut

KGMU Nurses Association demands work rule changes, warns protest

The 2022 and 2024 batches of nursing officers do not have a roster for duty timings, night off, and day off, which is creating trouble for them in managing a smooth workflow.

KGMU campus in Lucknow (HT File)
Updated on Jul 22, 2024 05:04 AM IST
By, Lucknow

Allahabad University extends UG registration deadline to July 30, awaits CUET results

After the results of the Central University Entrance Test (CUET) 2024 are released, the registered candidates will go through the counselling process.

Allahabad University campus (HT File)
Updated on Jul 22, 2024 05:00 AM IST
By, Prayagraj

Congress to stake claim on five U.P. bypoll seats

As state party leaders sought feedback on potential candidates, the current political landscape, and caste combinations for the five seats, some district party leaders also tried to discuss seats held by the Samajwadi Party (SP).

Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee president Ajay Rai. (Sourced)
Published on Jul 21, 2024 10:47 PM IST

Guru Purnima: Devotees flock temples, mutts in Ayodhya to seek blessings

Ayodhya is expected to experience a surge of devotees during the month-long Shravan celebrations beginning Monday, as kanwariyas will collect water from the Saryu at Ram ki Paidi ghat and return to their hometowns. Those who remain in Ayodhya will offer Saryu water at the Nageshwar Nath temple at Ram Ki Paidi.

Many devotees chose to stay in Ayodhya on Sunday to participate in the Shravan festivities starting Monday. (Sourced)
Published on Jul 21, 2024 10:19 PM IST

Display of shop owners’ name on Kanwar route: ‘Hasty decision,’ Jayant demands rollback

Reacting to Jayant Chaudhary and other opposition leaders criticising the government’s directives, the BJP urged against politicizing the issue for cheap popularity.

RLD chief Jayant Chaudhary says that there is still time for the rollback of the order. (Sourced)
Published on Jul 21, 2024 10:10 PM IST

300,000 have joined river outreach programme, says DJB

DJB is undertaking a series of activities to increase awareness about the river and its pollution in Delhi.

Yamuna enters Delhi near Palla and transverses about 48 km through the national capital. (HT Archive)
Updated on Jul 21, 2024 08:58 PM IST

Gangster wanted for murder, acid attack, held in Delhi after 12 years

The accused was apprehended in Anand Vihar Bus Terminas by a Delhi Police team after they received a tip on July 16

The accused’s criminal history goes back to 2002. (File Photo)
Published on Jul 21, 2024 07:25 PM IST

HT City Delhi Junction: Catch It Live on 22 July 2024

The day of July 22 promises to offer loads if you wish to explore the culture of Delhi-NCR. Before you plan your day, check out HT City Delhi Junction on Insta!

Catch It Live on 22 July 2024
Published on Jul 21, 2024 05:00 PM IST

Mohali: 4 booked for assaulting dhaba owner, staff with sharp knives

The victims, the dhabha owner Soma Singh, and his employee, Karan, both residents of Mullanpur, are undergoing treatment at Kharar civil hospital after suffering four injuries each due to sharp edged weapons.

One of the accused was identified as Sidhu. The rest remain unidentified. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 21, 2024 08:20 AM IST
By, Mohali

Gunshot fired outside Dera Bassi medical lab

Two of the three masked men entered Apollo Imaging and Path Lab in Dera Bassi, handed over a note to a doctor and went outside to fire a gunshot in the air before fleeing the spot.

Three motorcycle-borne miscreants fired a gunshot outside a diagnostics laboratory in Dera Bassi. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 21, 2024 08:18 AM IST
By, Dera Bassi

PGI installs next-generation sequencing testing in hematology department

The advanced, next-generation sequencer will help the patients with blood diseases at PGI, Chandigarh

The initiation of this service will be a life saver for the underprivileged and needy sections of society who often get treated at PGIMER, Chandigarh (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 21, 2024 08:16 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Panchkula woman takes on armed assailant and foils robbery attempt

The assailant, who had covered his face with a black cloth, held a handkerchief in his one hand and knife in the other. As he tried to push the handkerchief close to her nose, she made an attempt to resist the attack by firmly holding his hand.

The assailant, who had covered his face with a black cloth, held a handkerchief in his one hand and knife in the other. As he tried to push the handkerchief close to her nose, she made an attempt to resist the attack by firmly holding his hand. (HT File)
Updated on Jul 21, 2024 08:14 AM IST
By, Panchkula

Shop owner assaulted, property vandalised in Ramdarbar, FIR lodged

Sunil Kumar, residing at Ramdarbar, reported that around 12.30 pm, Pinky and her husband Kishore, residents of Ramdarbar, along with several associates, entered his shop located at booth no. 11, Phase 1, Ramdarbar. The group allegedly began a fight and proceeded to throw the shop’s goods around, causing substantial damage.

An investigation is underway to apprehend the accused and probe the reason for assault. (HT File)
Updated on Jul 21, 2024 08:10 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

BJP leaders protest demolition drive in Raipur Khurd

Following the orders of deputy commissioner, Chandigarh, the demolition of two unauthorised commercial buildings in Raipur Khurd village commenced on Friday. The drive, however, continued on Saturday.

BJP president Jatinder Pal Malhotra said a dozen small commercial units were operational and hundreds of people were employed in these buildings for the last 10-15 years. (HT File)
Updated on Jul 21, 2024 08:06 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Mohali: 2 women among 8 held for 50L extortion bid posing as NIA officials

Two cars, fake identity cards of the National Crime Research Intelligence Bureau, police uniform belts and fake Aadhaar cards among other items have been seized from the accused, the police said

During investigation, it was revealed that the gang was involved in targeting multiple persons. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 21, 2024 08:00 AM IST
By, Mohali

Tree branch at Chandigarh’s Sector-20 school collapses onto residential side

No injuries reported; residents of Sector 20-B, Chandigarh, say earlier requests for action had fallen on deaf ears

The branch from the tree located on the Model Girls Senior Secondary School’s back fell off and got entangled in the power cables in front of House No. 1446, Sector 20-B, Chandigarh. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 21, 2024 07:58 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Chandigarh: District bar association on indefinite strike from Monday

Lawyers of the district bar association (DBA), Chandigarh, are opposing the implementation of the Union Territory Tenancy Act

District bar association (DBA), Chandigarh, unanimously decided to observe ‘No Work Day’ from July 22 till the issue is resolved. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 21, 2024 07:52 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Social media influencer booked for assaulting bouncer at Chandigarh’s Sector 26 club

Ravinder Kumar, who works as a bouncer at Zuhra Club and Deorra Club in Chandigarh’s Sector 26, reported that the incident occurred in the early hours of Friday morning, between 2 am and 3 am.

Ravinder Kumar, who works as a bouncer at Zuhra Club and Deorra Club in Chandigarh’s Sector 26, was struct on the head with a glass liquor bottle by Jass Walia. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 21, 2024 07:50 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Sippy Sidhu murder case: Second witness supports prosecution theory, identifies Kalyani

During the proceedings, the witness deposed before the court that she saw Kalyani on the night of the murder, which bolstered the prosecution’s case.

National-level shooter and lawyer Sukhmanpreet Singh, better known as Sippy Sidhu, was shot dead at a park in Chandigarh’s Sector 27 on September 20, 2015. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 21, 2024 07:48 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

City received over 100mm of rain on Saturday, yellow alert to continue

Heavy rain in Mumbai with over 100mm recorded in various areas. Tulsi Lake overflows, boosting city's water supply. Yellow alert in place for the week.

Waterlogging in the Kurla on Saturday due to heavy rain and Metro work in the city. (Raju Shinde/HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 21, 2024 07:36 AM IST

Amit Shah, Gadkari to attend BJP state conclave in Pune on Sunday

BJP national joint general secretary Shiv Prakash and key leaders from Maharashtra, including deputy chief minister Devendra Fadnavis and state unit chief Chandrashekhar Bawankule, will also attend the conclave

Ranchi, Jul 20 (ANI): Union Home Minister Amit Shah addresses a BJP State Detailed Working Committee, at Prabhat Tara Ground in Ranchi on Saturday. (ANI Photo) (Somnath Sen)
Updated on Jul 21, 2024 07:18 AM IST

KP Maurya flays Oppn’s ‘Muslim appeasement politics’ over Kanwar Yatra

Targeting the opposition on making an issue of the recent order to display owners’ names on eataries and shops on Kanwar Yatra route, the deputy CM said the opposition leaders should also take kanwar and offer ‘jal’ to Lord Shiva . This would help cleanse their minds. “Those who are raising questions on Kanwar Yatra are purely playing politics of Muslim appeasement. They are attempting to malign the purity and sanctity of the Kanwar Yatra,” Maurya remarked.

Maurya refused to comment on what was going on between ‘sarkar and sangathan’ (government and the organisation) and related rumours. (HT FILE)
Updated on Jul 21, 2024 07:16 AM IST

HC declares arrest of MPID case accused illegal as cops failed to furnish grounds of his arrest

Bombay HC declares arrest under MPID Act illegal as Malad police failed to provide grounds in writing. Accused Mahesh Naik to be released on bail.

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Updated on Jul 21, 2024 07:14 AM IST

Raja Bhaiya’s estranged wife booked for cheating his close aide

The complainant mentioned in the FIR that his forged signatures were used to remove him from the director’s post of The Properties Pvt Ltd,

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Updated on Jul 21, 2024 07:10 AM IST
By, Lucknow
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