Sharangee Dutta

A journalist with 7+ years of experience, I pretty much inhale and exhale news – figuratively speaking. Cooking, reading and playing with my dog take up the remaining hours of my normal day. I have an inclination for true crime stories, and love listening to such podcasts.

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‘Need of the hour is to…’: PM Modi in address at G20 Summit | Top quotes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Bali on Tuesday and was greeted by Indonesian President Joko Widodo. During the two-day G20 Summit, PM Modi is expected to hold many bilateral meetings.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (BAY ISMOYO/Pool via REUTERS)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (BAY ISMOYO/Pool via REUTERS)
Published on Nov 15, 2022 11:09 AM IST

Delhi's AQI sustains improvement, remains at ‘poor’ category, GRAP curbs lifted

The CAQM review panel said that the improvement in Delhi-NCR's AQI is expected to sustain, and it will monitor the situation again on November 18.

The IMD, meanwhile, has forecast that cold northwesterly winds blowing towards Delhi will make cause the capital's minimum temperature to dip to 10 degrees Celsius by Saturday. (Archive)(HT_PRINT)
The IMD, meanwhile, has forecast that cold northwesterly winds blowing towards Delhi will make cause the capital's minimum temperature to dip to 10 degrees Celsius by Saturday. (Archive)(HT_PRINT)
Published on Nov 15, 2022 10:00 AM IST

Jairam condemns ‘heinous’ Delhi murder: ‘Daughters of India deserve justice’

Delhi Police on Monday arrested Aftab Poonawalla for allegedly killing his 26-year-old live-in partner Shraddha Walker at their rented flat in Delhi following a fight in May this year. The accused cut her body into at least 35 pieces and disposed those of in and around Delhi.

Indian National Congress leader Jairam Ramesh. (Photo by Samir Jana/Hindustan Times)
Indian National Congress leader Jairam Ramesh. (Photo by Samir Jana/Hindustan Times)
Updated on Nov 15, 2022 08:23 AM IST

UP student dies after rape, accused tells cops he took energy boosting pill

The incident happened when the victim, a second-year college student, was alone at home. She was later found by her younger sister in an unconscious state in the courtyard and bleeding from her private parts.

Police have found a chat between the accused and the girl wherein he tells her about coming over to the house and she refuses.(Image for representation only)
Police have found a chat between the accused and the girl wherein he tells her about coming over to the house and she refuses.(Image for representation only)
Updated on Nov 15, 2022 05:11 AM IST

Feathers of P'AAP': BJP's fresh dig at Kejriwal ahead of MCD polls

At a press briefing on Monday, BJP leader Ramvir Singh Bidhuri claimed that the Delhi Jal Board scam happened when chief minister Arvind Kejriwal was the chairman of the body. In this regard, Bidhuri requested Delhi LG VK Saxena to file an FIR against the CM and seal all accounts.

AAP national convenor and chief minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal. (Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)
AAP national convenor and chief minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal. (Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)
Published on Nov 14, 2022 11:16 AM IST

Bombing suspect arrested hours after explosion killed six in Turkey

Turkey's interior minister Suleyman Soylu accused the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) of causing the bomb attack, according to AFP.

Members of the security forces stand near the scene after an explosion on busy pedestrian Istiklal street in Istanbul, Turkey, November 13, 2022. (REUTERS/Umit Bektas)
Members of the security forces stand near the scene after an explosion on busy pedestrian Istiklal street in Istanbul, Turkey, November 13, 2022. (REUTERS/Umit Bektas)
Updated on Nov 14, 2022 08:54 AM IST

‘If MLAs can abandon Uddhav, then…’: Maha BJP chief on state losing projects

Chandrashekhar Bawankule claimed that during his tenure as the chief minister of Maharashtra, Uddhav Thackeray did not visit the state secretariat in Mumbai for 18 months and “senior officials had to wait for his appointment”.

Maharashtra Pradesh BJP president Chandrashekhar Bawankule. (Praful Gangurde/HT Photo)
Maharashtra Pradesh BJP president Chandrashekhar Bawankule. (Praful Gangurde/HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 14, 2022 09:58 AM IST

In latest salvo at Modi, Jairam mentions Food Security Act: ‘Not just Feku…’

Taking to Twitter, Congress MP Jairam Ramesh wrote that the previous UPA government had launched the National Food Security Act (NFSA) in September 2013 but Prime Minister Narendra Modi “won't give an iota of credit where due”.

Congress MP Jairam Ramesh and PM Narendra Modi.
Congress MP Jairam Ramesh and PM Narendra Modi.
Updated on Nov 13, 2022 02:15 PM IST

No relief: Red alert in parts of Tamil Nadu, Chennai waterlogged; CM takes stock

Schools have been directed to stay shut in various districts, including Tiruvallur, Madurai, Sivaganga and Kancheepuram. In Madurai, Kancheepuram and Trivallur, colleges have also been asked to stay closed due to incessant rainfall.

Commuters wade through a waterlogged road following incessant rains, in Chennai. (PTI Photo)
Commuters wade through a waterlogged road following incessant rains, in Chennai. (PTI Photo)
Updated on Nov 13, 2022 02:18 PM IST

‘See us as victims, not killers’: Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict

On November 11, the Supreme Court ordered the release of all the remaining six convicts, mirroring the reasoning of poor health and good behaviour it had cited in May in the release of another convict in the assassination case.

Ravichandran, one of the convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, after being released from the prison, in Madurai, Saturday, November 12, 2022. (PTI Photo)
Ravichandran, one of the convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, after being released from the prison, in Madurai, Saturday, November 12, 2022. (PTI Photo)
Updated on Nov 13, 2022 01:00 PM IST

Gujarat model: Mahua on BJP’s ticket to MLA who called Bilkis rapists ‘sanskari’

TMC's Mahua Moitra is among several petitioners in the Supreme Court who have challenged the Gujarat government's decision to grant remission to the 11 convicts in the Bilkis Bano case.

TMC MP Mahua Moitra.(PTI)
TMC MP Mahua Moitra.(PTI)
Updated on Nov 13, 2022 09:05 AM IST

Centenarians in Himachal: After late Shyam Negi, 105-year-old woman casts vote

Despite the ECI providing a voluntary facility to all 80 plus voters to vote via ballot papers at their homes, Naro Devi preferred to exercise her franchise via the EVM at the polling station.

Naro Devi, aged 105, voted at the polling booth in Churah assembly constituency in Chamba.
Naro Devi, aged 105, voted at the polling booth in Churah assembly constituency in Chamba.
Updated on Nov 12, 2022 02:20 PM IST

‘Will keep protesting until…’: Hindu outfit warns Vir Das after show deferred

The national spokesperson of Hindu Janajagruti Samiti (HJS) Ramesh Shinde said that if they do not stage protest against stand-up comedian Vir Das, then it would mean they support his ‘two Indias’ remark.

Stand-up comedian Vir Das.(AFP)
Stand-up comedian Vir Das.(AFP)
Updated on Nov 12, 2022 02:06 PM IST

Amit Shah makes special appeal to ‘mothers, sisters, youth’ as Himachal votes

The BJP is aiming to retain power in Himachal Pradesh, and break the tradition since 1982 wherein the party and rival Congress alternatively ruled the northern hill state.

Union home minister Amit Shah was one of the star campaigners of the ruling BJP in Himachal Pradesh. (ANI Photo)(Shailesh Bhatnagar)
Union home minister Amit Shah was one of the star campaigners of the ruling BJP in Himachal Pradesh. (ANI Photo)(Shailesh Bhatnagar)
Updated on Nov 12, 2022 09:33 AM IST

Himachal elections: About 30K security personnel deployed to ensure fair polls

Multiple rescue teams of the National Disaster Relief Force (NDRF) and the State Disaster Relief Force (SDRF) comprising 800 personnel have also been deployed in Himachal Pradesh for the assembly elections.

Preparations underway for polling in Himachal Pradesh. (ANI Photo)
Preparations underway for polling in Himachal Pradesh. (ANI Photo)
Updated on Nov 12, 2022 08:11 AM IST

UK min facing multiple bullying allegations quits, PM Sunak says ‘I understand’

In his resignation letter, UK cabinet minister Gavin Williamson said he was resigning to “comply fully” with an investigation into the bullying allegations raised against him.

UK minister Gavin Williamson. (REUTERS/Toby Melville)
UK minister Gavin Williamson. (REUTERS/Toby Melville)
Updated on Nov 09, 2022 05:10 AM IST

Twitter to delay paid blue tick service until after US midterm poll: Report

The US midterm election on Tuesday will decide who between Republicans and President Joe Biden's Democrats will control Congress.

The changes to Twitter's verification process came a week after Elon Musk's acquisition of the company in a $44 billion deal. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
The changes to Twitter's verification process came a week after Elon Musk's acquisition of the company in a $44 billion deal. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
Updated on Nov 07, 2022 05:04 AM IST

Twitter's $8 monthly fee for blue tick verification service now available on iOS

The latest update on the Apple App Store says that the “blue checkmark” on Twitter will allow users to have verified accounts “just like the celebrities, companies, and politicians” they “already follow”.

The blue tick feature is only available on iOS in the UK, US, Canada, New Zealand, and Australia. (File)(REUTERS)
The blue tick feature is only available on iOS in the UK, US, Canada, New Zealand, and Australia. (File)(REUTERS)
Updated on Nov 06, 2022 05:03 AM IST

India logs 1,190 new Covid cases in last 24 hours, active count dips to 16,24

The death toll climbed to 5,30,452 with 1,375 more fatalities, including 1,369 deaths reconciled by Punjab and two reconciled by Kerala, the health ministry's bulletin data revealed.

 India's overall Covid-19 tally has reached 4,46,55,828.(PTI)
India's overall Covid-19 tally has reached 4,46,55,828.(PTI)
Updated on Nov 02, 2022 04:43 PM IST

‘When politicians meet, things get discussed’: Mamata ahead of meeting Stalin

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee called her Tamil Nadu counterpart MK Stalin a “political friend”.

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee. (ANI)(HT_PRINT)
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee. (ANI)(HT_PRINT)
Updated on Nov 02, 2022 04:23 PM IST

‘Cannot escape law’: BJP ‘welcomes’ ED's summon to Soren in illegal mining probe

Jharkhand BJP chief Deepak Prakash said that it is “evident” the entire scam of illegal mining is “worth a thousand of crores”.

Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren. (ANI)(HT_PRINT)
Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren. (ANI)(HT_PRINT)
Updated on Nov 02, 2022 03:46 PM IST

Musk responds to backlash over Twitter blue tick fee: ‘Continue complaining…’

Elon Musk announced on Tuesday that verified users on Twitter need to pay $8 monthly fee in order to maintain their badges. He added that they will have access to several other features of the app.

SpaceX owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently became the new owner of social media app Twitter. (REUTERS/File Photo)
SpaceX owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently became the new owner of social media app Twitter. (REUTERS/File Photo)
Updated on Nov 02, 2022 11:56 AM IST

Owaisi reacts to MHA's latest Gujarat move on CAA: ‘Make law religion neutral’

The MHA recently issued a notification empowering two more Gujarat district collectors to grant citizenship certificates to six minorities of Afghanistan - Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians - under Section 16 of the Citizenship Act 1955. It is, however, not linked to CAA, 2019.

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi. (ANI Photo)
AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi. (ANI Photo)
Published on Nov 02, 2022 09:29 AM IST

‘Wannabe PM should first…’: KTR responds to Rahul's ‘no ties’ with TRS remark

At a press conference in Telangana on Monday, Rahul Gandhi was asked about KCR changing the name of his party from Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) to Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS). To this, he said the “reality” is that only the grand old party's “ideology…can defeat that of the BJP”.

Telangana minister and TRS leader KT Rama Rao and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi sparred over the former party's recent name change.
Telangana minister and TRS leader KT Rama Rao and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi sparred over the former party's recent name change.
Updated on Nov 01, 2022 04:33 PM IST

Chennai records highest rainfall of 8.4cm in a day in 30 years

Schools have been shut in Chennai and six other districts such as Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, Nagapattinam, Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur, and Chengelpet, in view of the incessant rainfall.

Several roads in Chennai and its neighbouring districts are witnessing waterlogging due to heavy rainfall. (Screengrab/ANI video)
Several roads in Chennai and its neighbouring districts are witnessing waterlogging due to heavy rainfall. (Screengrab/ANI video)
Updated on Nov 01, 2022 03:06 PM IST

‘6 of us went, only…’: Survivors share agony of losing friends in Morbi tragedy

Overcrowding and negligence on part of those responsible for handling the bridge have so far emerged as primary concerns for the mishap. Between 400 and 500 people were on the bridge at the time of the accident, which was thrice its capacity.

Rescue operation underway after the collapse of a suspension bridge over the Machchhu river, in Morbi district, Tuesday, November 1, 2022. (PTI Photo)
Rescue operation underway after the collapse of a suspension bridge over the Machchhu river, in Morbi district, Tuesday, November 1, 2022. (PTI Photo)
Updated on Nov 01, 2022 01:13 PM IST

Rain batters Chennai, other TN districts, schools shut, more downpour likely

Schools have been shut in the Tamil Nadu capital and six other districts - Tiruvallur, Chengelpet, Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, Nagapattinam, and Kancheepuram, PTI reported.

Earlier, the Met department had issued rainfall alert in Tamil Nadu till November 5. (PTI Photo/R Senthil Kumar)
Earlier, the Met department had issued rainfall alert in Tamil Nadu till November 5. (PTI Photo/R Senthil Kumar)
Updated on Nov 01, 2022 11:57 AM IST

Prez Murmu visit: Traffic diversion in Delhi & Noida. Check alternate routes

A five-layer-ground-to-air security cordon has been put in place ahead of President Murmu's visit to Gautam Buddh Nagar to attend the 7th India Water Week in Greater Noida. Use of private drones have been banned by police in both Noida and Greater Noida.

There will be a stop in the traffic movement on the Noida-Greater Noida Expressway for at least 10 minutes during President Murmu's visit to the India Expo Centre in Greater Noida. (PTI Photo)
There will be a stop in the traffic movement on the Noida-Greater Noida Expressway for at least 10 minutes during President Murmu's visit to the India Expo Centre in Greater Noida. (PTI Photo)
Published on Nov 01, 2022 10:29 AM IST

7 members of same family, including children, among killed in Morbi mishap

The deceased family members hailed from the Jaliya Devani village in Dhrol taluka in Jamnagar.

A rescue operation underway after a cable bridge collapsed in the Machchhu river, in Morbi on Monday. (ANI Photo)
A rescue operation underway after a cable bridge collapsed in the Machchhu river, in Morbi on Monday. (ANI Photo)
Updated on Oct 31, 2022 05:21 PM IST

Putin, Nepal PM, among world leaders to condole loss of lives in Morbi tragedy

More than 130 people have lost their lives so far in the incident, which occurred on Sunday evening. At the time of the accident, 400-500 were on the newly renovated bridge, which was thrice its capacity.

Russian President Vladimir Putin (File)(AFP)
Russian President Vladimir Putin (File)(AFP)
Updated on Oct 31, 2022 02:41 PM IST
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