Kanishka Singharia

Kanishka is a journalist at Hindustan Times’ news desk. When not in newsroom, you will find her on streets of Delhi exploring food cafes or capturing world through her lens.

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‘Two people worship PM Modi and...': Rahul Gandhi in Ujjain

The Wayanad MP was speaking in Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain after offering prayers at Shree Mahakaleshwar Temple.

Rahul Gandhi offered prayers at Shree Mahakaleshwar Temple in Ujjain.
Published on Nov 29, 2022 08:26 PM IST
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

Savitri Jindal richest Indian woman: Forbes | Who're other women billionaires

Nykaa's Falguni Nayar- hailed among the country's richest self-made billionaires - is also on the list.

Jindal Group's Savitri Jindal is India's richest woman.(Facebook )
Updated on Nov 30, 2022 03:33 PM IST
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

Watch | Chaos after bull enters Congress rally in Gujarat, Gehlot blames BJP

According to Gehlot, the BJP sent this bull to disrupt the gathering. "It is a conspiracy of the BJP. They often adopt this tactic to disturb Congress meetings," he said.

Screengrab from the video.
Updated on Nov 30, 2022 05:50 PM IST
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

Giriraj Singh seeks tough population control law, draws comparison with China

Many right-wing groups and some BJP leaders, including Giriraj Singh, have been demanding legislation to check the population growth in India.

Union minister Giriraj Singh.
Published on Nov 27, 2022 03:00 PM IST
By | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh

India-Aus armies to hold joint military exercise in Rajasthan | VIDEO

The Indian Army is represented by troops from the DOGRA Regiment. 'AUSTRA HIND' will be a yearly event held alternatively in India and Australia, the government has said

The joint exercise, besides promoting understanding and interoperability between the two armies, will further help in strengthening ties between India and Australia.
Updated on Nov 27, 2022 02:05 PM IST
By | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan

‘Hiss-toric’: New York Airport officials find cat curled up inside suitcase

After it passed through an airport X-ray machine, it was discovered that a live cat was curled up inside the case.

The officers who saw the image, and then opened the case to find the cat.
Published on Nov 26, 2022 09:10 PM IST

Maharashtra governor sparks new row while paying tributes to 26/11 martyrs

Koshyari and Shinde paid tributes at the martyrs' memorial on the premises of the Police Commissioner's Office in south Mumbai in the morning.

Screengrab from the video.
Updated on Nov 26, 2022 04:51 PM IST
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

‘Wakhra Swag’: Rahul Gandhi-Vijender Singh twirl moustaches in this viral pic

Rahul Gandhi shared a photo of him and Singh in which both were twirling their moustaches, on Twitter. His tweet has so far garnered over 23,000 likes on the social media platform.

His tweet has so far garnered over 23,000 likes on the social media platform.
Updated on Nov 25, 2022 07:01 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Aaftab Poonawala used to give cigarette burns to Shraddha Walkar, claims friend

Shukla added that her friends then visited Poonawala and threatened to file a police complaint if he continued to ill-treat her.

A photo of Shraddha Walkar allegedly after she was assaulted by Aaftab Poonawalla in 2020. (PTI)(HT_PRINT)
Updated on Nov 24, 2022 10:57 PM IST
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

Indian-origin teen stabbed to death in Canada's high-school parking lot: Report

The suspect was apprehended after being identified by witnesses.

Representational image.
Published on Nov 24, 2022 06:01 PM IST
By | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan

'India stands with Indonesia': PM Modi's grief after earthquake kills over 160

163 people died after a quake rattled Indonesia's main island of Java on Monday. In videos shared on social media entire buildings could be seen shaking during the earthquake.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Updated on Nov 22, 2022 02:57 PM IST
By | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan

‘Guv is neutral & shows dignity, but our..’: Sanjay Raut hits out at Koshiyar

The Rajya Sabha MP's attack comes after Koshyari's comment Saturday about Shivaji, which has triggered furious pushback from Thackeray Sena and its allies in the erstwhile Maha Vikas Aghadi government - the Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party.

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut. (HT PHOTO)
Published on Nov 22, 2022 01:04 PM IST
By | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan

‘Dosti se zyada kuch bhi nahi’: Russian envoy's comment draws applause | Watch

Notably, the cultural exchange between the two nations was affected due to the spread of coronavirus amid the pandemic. .

Russian ambassador Denis Alipov.
Updated on Nov 22, 2022 08:53 AM IST

US university permits Sikh students to wear Kirpan on campus: Report

"Students are allowed to carry kirpans on campus as long as the blade length is under 3 inches and the weapon is “always held close to the body in a sheath,” a statement read.

The video of the Sikh student being detained at University of North Carolina for wearing a Kirpan was initially shared by the student, who posted it on Twitter saying that the police handcuffed him for resisting letting the officer take his Kirpan out of the miyaan. (SOURCED)
Published on Nov 20, 2022 04:26 PM IST

Shraddha murder: Maha govt to set up special team for safety of eloped girls

ShraddhaWalkar, who hails from Mumbai, was brutally murdered by her live-in partner Aaftab Amin Poonawala, six months ago, but the incident was unearthed recently.

The Maharashtra government said on Saturday that the state women's commission will form a special squad to protect the safety of women who elope while in a relationship.
Updated on Nov 19, 2022 09:35 PM IST

Delhi murder case: CCTV footage shows Aaftab walking with bag outside his home

In the horrifying murder case, this is the first visual CCTV footage that has come to light.

Screengrab from the video.
Updated on Nov 19, 2022 05:50 PM IST

Bus carrying Sabarimala pilgrims from AP overturns; over 40 injured

Forty-three people were hurt in the accident, which was believed to have occurred after the driver lost control of the car while navigating a curve in the road, district health officials said.

All passengers in the bus were rescued within an hour after the collision. (Representational image)
Published on Nov 19, 2022 04:13 PM IST

On his birthday, Kiren Rijiju thanks PM Modi for new airport in Arunachal

The airport has been developed in an area of over 690 acres, at a cost of more than ₹640 crore. With a 2,300 m runway, the airport is suitable for all weather day operations.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju during the inauguration of the airport.(PTI)
Published on Nov 19, 2022 03:17 PM IST

Delhi murder: Cops sent to Mumbai, Himachal; Walkar's pic with injuries emerge

Several details have emerged in the investigation of the Shraddha Walkar murder case, with the latest being the victim's chats with friends and co-workers from two years indicating that she was once beaten so badly that she could not get off the bed.

Undated photo of Shraddha Walkar, who was allegedly strangled by her live-in partner Aftab Ameen Poonawala and chopped into nearly 35 pieces. (PTI)
Updated on Nov 18, 2022 10:29 PM IST
By | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh

Strange video of sheep walking around in a circle for 12 days in China | Watch

Other sheep can occasionally be spotted standing still in the middle of the rotation while some can be seen watching from outside.

Screengrab from the video.
Published on Nov 18, 2022 09:01 PM IST

Punjab: Woman shot dead outside Bathinda bus stand in broad daylight, probe on

The identity of the deceased is yet to be confirmed by the police.

The victim was rushed to the Civil Hospital right away,
Updated on Nov 18, 2022 07:56 PM IST
By | Reported by Vishal Joshi

Indore sweet shop gets letter threatening Bharat Jodo Yatra

The letter was handed over to police by the owner of the shop - Ajay Singh - and an investigation has been launched.

Police, however, believe it to be a hoax.
Published on Nov 18, 2022 05:52 PM IST
By | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan

Who is CV Ananda Bose — West Bengal's new governor?

Manipur governor La Ganesan had been holding the additional charge of West Bengal since July after the former governor, Jagdeep Dhankhar, quit the post to contest for the vice-presidential election.

CV Ananda Bose.
Published on Nov 17, 2022 09:30 PM IST

Explained: What is narco test that Aaftab Poonawala will undergo?

Aaftab Poonawala was produced before the Saket Court through video conference. The Delhi Police had filed an application requesting the court to produce Poonawala virtually due to his security concerns.

Aaftab Poonawala and Shraddha Walkar. (HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 17, 2022 08:09 PM IST
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

Watch: Indian Army's first woman soldier skydiver Lance Naik Manju

Manju was trained by the skydiving training team of the Indian Army’s Adventure Wing for this heroic jump, informed Army officials, reported ANI.

Screengrab from the video.
Published on Nov 16, 2022 11:34 PM IST
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

Rishi Sunak's tweet in Hindi after meeting PM Modi at G20 Summit

Rishi Sunak had also expressed his optimism about a trade deal with India. Sunak's office said Britain was negotiating a trade deal with India, which if agreed would be the first of its kind New Delhi would have made with a European country.

Rishi Sunak said
Published on Nov 16, 2022 08:42 PM IST
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

On CCTV camera, schoolboy bitten by pet dog in Greater Noida housing society

Media reports suggest that the child was going to his school with his mother. Inside the elevator, a man and his pet dog joined them. Later, it shows the dog biting the child's hand.

Screengrab from the video.
Published on Nov 16, 2022 06:39 PM IST
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

Anurag Thakur takes dig at Priyanka. Then attacks Rahul over 'tukde-tukde gang'

The Hamirpur MP also exuded confidence that the BJP would return to power in Himachal Pradesh because of the "good work done by the double-engine government in the last five years".

Union minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Thakur. (File Photo: PTI)
Updated on Nov 04, 2022 11:03 PM IST
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

'First Moose Wala, now Sudhir Suri’: BJP leaders slam Bhagwant Man's Punjab govt

The incident reportedly took place outside a temple in the city where the Hindutva right-wing leader was holding a protest over a management dispute when someone from the crowd came and shot Suri.

Sudhir Suri, a Shiv Sena leader, shot dead.
Updated on Nov 04, 2022 07:08 PM IST
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

Pigs lick utensils at a govt-run canteen for poor in Rajasthan, BJP tweets video

The plates reportedly belong to a canteen set up under the government’s Indira Rasoi Yojana, a scheme seeking to provide nutritious food to the needy twice a day at concessional rates.

Pigs seen licking soiled utensils lying outside food centre in Bharatpur run under state govt's 'Indira Rasoi Yojana', organisers
Updated on Nov 02, 2022 11:06 PM IST
By | Edited by Sohini Goswami
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