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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TN BJP chief responds after cops accuse him of ‘diverting probe’ in blast case

Tamil Nadu BJP chief K Annamalai alleged the state police were warned of the October 23 blast by the Union home ministry, but the cops quashed it by calling it an “utter lie”.

Tamil Nadu Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President K Annamalai. (ANI Photo)
Tamil Nadu Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President K Annamalai. (ANI Photo)
Updated on Oct 30, 2022 06:22 PM IST

At event, Mamata asks ‘where is democracy?’, then makes a request to CJI Lalit

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee took a swipe at “media trial” while speaking at a convocation ceremony on Sunday, saying they are “guiding” the verdict even before it's out.

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee interacts with Chief Justice of India (CJI) Justice UU Lalit at the 14 Convocation ceremony of the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, as Calcutta High Court Chief Justice Prakash Srivastava looks on, in Kolkata on Sunday. (ANI Photo)(Utpal Sarkar)
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee interacts with Chief Justice of India (CJI) Justice UU Lalit at the 14 Convocation ceremony of the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, as Calcutta High Court Chief Justice Prakash Srivastava looks on, in Kolkata on Sunday. (ANI Photo)(Utpal Sarkar)
Updated on Oct 30, 2022 05:29 PM IST

Over 3K youth get job letters at J&K ‘Rozgar Mela’, PM says ‘must prioritise…’

During his virtual speech at the ‘Rozgar Mela’ in Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha and his team for working hard to put an end to the “disease of corruption” in the Union territory.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the J&K Rozgar Mela via video message, in New Delhi on Sunday. (ANI Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the J&K Rozgar Mela via video message, in New Delhi on Sunday. (ANI Photo)
Published on Oct 30, 2022 03:09 PM IST

Elon Musk is back with new tweet, but what does it mean? ‘Spoiler alert…’

Tesla CEO and SpaceX owner Elon Musk completed his Twitter takeover on Friday, and took to the micro-blogging site to write, “the bird is freed”.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk. (Photo by Frederic J Brown/AFP)
Tesla CEO Elon Musk. (Photo by Frederic J Brown/AFP)
Published on Oct 28, 2022 08:54 PM IST

Gehlot responds to report on girls auctioned on stamps: ‘No one will be spared’

A media report carried on October 26 said girls between eight and 18 were auctioned on stamp papers to settle financial disputes in Bhilwara district, and if not sold, their mothers were raped on the “diktats of caste panchayats”.

Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot. (PTI Photo)
Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot. (PTI Photo)
Updated on Oct 28, 2022 07:49 PM IST

Arguing over Yamuna cleaning, BJP MP calls govt official ‘ghatiya aadmi’ | Video

Speaking about the argument, BJP MP Parvesh Verma said that the AAP-ruled Delhi government is pouring poisonous chemicals into the Yamuna River and if he has to “talk in this manner for the benefit of the people” then he has no problem.

BJP MP Parvesh Verma interacts with an official of the Delhi Jal Board over the cleaning of Yamuna ahead of Chhath Puja, on Friday, October 28, 2022. (ANI Photo)
BJP MP Parvesh Verma interacts with an official of the Delhi Jal Board over the cleaning of Yamuna ahead of Chhath Puja, on Friday, October 28, 2022. (ANI Photo)
Updated on Oct 28, 2022 07:45 PM IST

‘In Europe, bird will fly by our rules’: EU digital chief's warning to Elon Musk

European Union's commissioner for Internal Market Thierry Breton also posted an old video of him and Elon Musk wherein they both signalled agreement on the bloc's digital media regulation.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP)
Tesla CEO Elon Musk. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP)
Updated on Oct 28, 2022 02:57 PM IST

'Had to defend our house': Taj ex-GM remembers brave staff during 26/11 attack

Talking about the bloodshed that occurred during the 2008 attacks, KS Kang, who was the general manager of Taj Hotel at the time, said that “Atithi Devo Bhavo (guests are God)” is not just a slogan for them, and the “world saw it that day”.

KS Kang, who was the general manager of Mumbai's Taj Hotel during the 26/11 attacks, speaks at the UNSC anti-terrorism meet on Friday, October 28, 2022. (Screengrab/ANI video)
KS Kang, who was the general manager of Mumbai's Taj Hotel during the 26/11 attacks, speaks at the UNSC anti-terrorism meet on Friday, October 28, 2022. (Screengrab/ANI video)
Published on Oct 28, 2022 01:42 PM IST

This city recorded worst AQI in past 24 hours, it's not Delhi: Check full list

Delhi's air quality index (AQI) remained in the “very poor” category for the fourth consecutive day on Thursday.

Of the top 10 cities across India that recorded
Of the top 10 cities across India that recorded "very poor" category AQI in the last 24 hours, four each are from Uttar Pradesh and Haryana. (Photo by Sakib Ali/Hindustan Times)
Published on Oct 27, 2022 08:58 PM IST

‘PM said big things…now enjoying power’: Rahul on exodus of Kashmiri pandits

Congress' media head Pawan Khera on Thursday demanded that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led BJP government at Centre release a white paper on the plight of the minority community from Jammu and Kashmir during its eight-year rule in the region.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi. (ANI Photo)(Congress Twitter)
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi. (ANI Photo)(Congress Twitter)
Updated on Oct 27, 2022 07:49 PM IST

Bag with 18 detonators, wires recovered from taxi stand of Jammu railway station

A suspicious bag was found near the taxi stand of Jammu railway station on Thursday. Later, the explosives were recovered from two boxes that were inside the bag, police said.

Two boxes filled with detonators and wires were recovered from inside the bag. (HT) (Representation purpose)
Two boxes filled with detonators and wires were recovered from inside the bag. (HT) (Representation purpose)
Updated on Oct 27, 2022 05:04 PM IST

BJP's Gambhir tweets old letter to Kejriwal amid Ghazipur row: ‘Chunav mendak…

BJP MP Gautam Gambhir, under whose constituency the Ghazipur landfill site falls in east Delhi, said on Twitter that he visited the venue eight times in the past three years since 2019 and despite asking Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal multiple times to visit there, he did not.

BJP's east Delhi MP Gautam Gambhir called AAP supremo and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal
BJP's east Delhi MP Gautam Gambhir called AAP supremo and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal "liar in chief Kejriwal".
Updated on Oct 27, 2022 04:21 PM IST

Rajnath hails PM Modi for Article 370 abrogation; hints at retrieving PoK

Defence minister Rajnath Singh took a dig at Pakistan, saying the country is committing atrocities against the people in its occupied Kashmir, and added that India's neighbour will have to “bear consequences”.

Defence minister Rajnath Singh in Srinagar. (Photo By Waseem Andrabi/Hindustan Times)
Defence minister Rajnath Singh in Srinagar. (Photo By Waseem Andrabi/Hindustan Times)
Updated on Oct 27, 2022 02:16 PM IST

‘Utmost priority’: New UK PM Sunak vows ‘stability’ against economic crisis

After his triumph in the UK Tory Party leadership contest, Rishi Sunak said that it is the “greatest privilege” of his life to give back to the country that he “owes so much”. UK PM-designate, Rishi Sunak vows ‘stability & unity’ against economic crisis

New Conservative Party leader and incoming Prime Minister of the UK Rishi Sunak. (Photo by Daniel LEAL/AFP)
New Conservative Party leader and incoming Prime Minister of the UK Rishi Sunak. (Photo by Daniel LEAL/AFP)
Updated on Oct 24, 2022 11:21 PM IST

Ind vs Pak again, this time between Zomato's ‘Virat your service’ and Pak app

The Twitter banter began on Sunday before the match started between India and Pakistan. Careem's Pakistan responded to an October 21 tweet of Zomato wherein the food delivery app asked its 1.5 million followers, “Lights laga li?”

India's Virat Kohli watches as he hits a six during the T20 World Cup cricket match between India and Pakistan in Melbourne., Australia.(AP)
India's Virat Kohli watches as he hits a six during the T20 World Cup cricket match between India and Pakistan in Melbourne., Australia.(AP)
Updated on Oct 24, 2022 08:09 PM IST

Cyclone Sitrang: Storm less than 250km from Bengal; landfall likely at midnight

Cyclone ‘Sitrang’ battered several coastal regions of West Bengal, and even brought downpour in Assam on Monday morning. Multiple NDRF teams have been deployed in Bengal and Tripura for relief work in preparation to deal with the storm's aftermath.

Dark clouds hover in the skies above the boats parked on the bank of Ganga River, as a precautionary measure ahead of the landfall of Cyclone Sitrang, in Kolkata, Monday, October. 24, 2022. (PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra)
Dark clouds hover in the skies above the boats parked on the bank of Ganga River, as a precautionary measure ahead of the landfall of Cyclone Sitrang, in Kolkata, Monday, October. 24, 2022. (PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra)
Updated on Oct 24, 2022 11:20 PM IST

‘Our aim is to save lives, not do politics’: Delhi minister on firecracker ban

Delhi environment minister Gopal Rai said that when our ancestors celebrated Diwali, there were no firecrackers as those were not produced. “The priority of every religion is to save the lives of the people,” he added.

Delhi environment minister Gopal Rai. (ANI)
Delhi environment minister Gopal Rai. (ANI)
Updated on Oct 23, 2022 10:35 PM IST

‘Gift…on Diwali eve’: Leaders hail Team India, ‘genius’ Kohli after win over Pak

Congress veteran Shashi Tharoor said he declined to get on a scheduled flight from Goa in order to not miss the India vs Pakistan match entirely.

India's Virat Kohli celebrates after their win during the ICC men's Twenty20 World Cup 2022 cricket match between India and Pakistan at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) in Melbourne on October 23, 2022. (Photo by Martin KEEP/AFP)
India's Virat Kohli celebrates after their win during the ICC men's Twenty20 World Cup 2022 cricket match between India and Pakistan at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) in Melbourne on October 23, 2022. (Photo by Martin KEEP/AFP)
Updated on Oct 23, 2022 10:53 PM IST

Rajasthan Police share ‘Diwali Dhamaka’ for those who disrupt communal harmony

Taking to Twitter, Rajasthan Police shared two graphic posts wherein they cautioned the public against disrupting the communal harmony and spreading fake news. They said that the wrongdoers will be given “special treatment”.

One of the graphic posts tweeted by Rajasthan Police ahead of Diwali celebrations. (Rajasthan Police/Twitter)
One of the graphic posts tweeted by Rajasthan Police ahead of Diwali celebrations. (Rajasthan Police/Twitter)
Updated on Oct 23, 2022 06:11 PM IST

Kejriwal responds to PM Modi's ‘revdi’ culture remark: ‘Don’t insult public…’

PM Narendra Modi on Saturday slammed the ‘revdi’ or freebies political culture by saying that taxpayers are pained when they see the money collected from them are spent on “distribution of revdi (freebies)”.

Delhi CM and AAP boss Arvind Kejriwal, and PM Narendra Modi.
Delhi CM and AAP boss Arvind Kejriwal, and PM Narendra Modi.
Published on Oct 23, 2022 04:15 PM IST

RSS body slams AAP govt in Delhi for firecracker ban: ‘Hurting sentiments…’

The RSS-affiliated Swadeshi Jagran Manch said that the burning of firecrackers “illegally” imported from China causes air pollution due to the mixing of potassium nitrate and sulphur in them, and not the green ones manufactured in India.

People burning firecrackers on Diwali in Pandav Nagar in New Delhi.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
People burning firecrackers on Diwali in Pandav Nagar in New Delhi.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Oct 22, 2022 11:09 PM IST

Woman, who allegedly ‘fabricated’ gangrape incident in Ghaziabad, held: Reports

Ghaziabad Police said on Thursday that the woman made up the entire abduction and gangrape incident against the five suspects named in the case as they had a land dispute with her.

Ghaziabad IG Praveen Kumar told a press briefing on Thursday that the alleged gangrape incident did not happen. (Photo by Sakib Ali/Hindustan Times)
Ghaziabad IG Praveen Kumar told a press briefing on Thursday that the alleged gangrape incident did not happen. (Photo by Sakib Ali/Hindustan Times)
Updated on Oct 22, 2022 10:53 PM IST

MP: Man killed while resolving couple's fight over cooking chicken at home

Police said the woman refused to cook chicken at home on a Tuesday, following which, her husband assaulted her. Some of their neighbours reached their home and resolved the dispute, but later, the husband went to the house of the victim and attacked him with a stick.

Police said investigation into the matter is currently underway. (Representative Image)
Police said investigation into the matter is currently underway. (Representative Image)
Updated on Oct 22, 2022 07:17 PM IST

Ruled by cops as ‘staged’, DCW asks CM to form panel to probe UP gangrape case

Ghaziabad Police said on Thursday that they have substantiated “confessional statements” of three friends of the woman with forensic and electronic evidence before arresting them.

Delhi Commission for Women Chairperson Swati Maliwal. (ANI Photo)(Amit Sharma)
Delhi Commission for Women Chairperson Swati Maliwal. (ANI Photo)(Amit Sharma)
Published on Oct 22, 2022 05:46 PM IST

Anurag Thakur takes dig at AAP ahead of Himachal polls: ‘They have nothing’

Union minister Anurag Thakur said that Himachal Pradesh will benefit from the “leadership” of PM Narendra Modi at the Centre and chief minister Jai Ram Thakur in the state in the upcoming assembly elections.

Union minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Thakur. (File Photo: PTI)(MINT_PRINT)
Union minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Thakur. (File Photo: PTI)(MINT_PRINT)
Published on Oct 22, 2022 04:06 PM IST

PTI to challenge Pak Election Commission's disqualification ruling against Imran

Speaking to reporters outside the courthouse on Friday, PTI leader Fawad Hussain Chaudhry called the verdict a “shameful decision” and one that has “disgraced the 220-million-strong-nation”.

Pakistan's former Prime Minister Imran Khan, (AP/PTI)
Pakistan's former Prime Minister Imran Khan, (AP/PTI)
Published on Oct 21, 2022 06:58 PM IST

Cops drag away protestor by legs during stir over bribe-for-jobs scam in Kolkata

Over a hundred protestors, mostly women, were removed from the agitating spot near the head office of the West Bengal Board of Primary Education in Kolkata's Karunamoyee in a midnight crackdown on Thursday on the orders of the Calcutta high court.

Aspiring schoolteachers who protested over the alleged jobs scam in Kolkata, clashed with police on Thursday. (Screengrab/ANI video)
Aspiring schoolteachers who protested over the alleged jobs scam in Kolkata, clashed with police on Thursday. (Screengrab/ANI video)
Updated on Oct 21, 2022 04:20 PM IST

‘Is this respect?’: Kharge asks PM after Union min defends Bilkis Bano convicts

Taking to Twitter, Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge also mentioned some BJP leaders reportedly attending a virtual ‘Satsang’ organised by rape convict Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, who is currently out on a 40-day parole.

Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge and PM Narendra Modi.
Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge and PM Narendra Modi.
Updated on Oct 20, 2022 11:00 PM IST

Cong prez polls over, focus likely to move back to Rajasthan crisis now: Report

The state has been gripped with political turmoil with loyalists of chief minister Ashok Gehlot and former deputy CM Sachin Pilot sparring over speculations that the latter will take over from the CM.

Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot (right) and Congress leader Sachin Pilot.(File photo)
Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot (right) and Congress leader Sachin Pilot.(File photo)
Updated on Oct 20, 2022 09:31 PM IST

Will Rishi Sunak be next UK PM? Odds say yes...

A new poll on Wednesday revealed that Indian-origin Rishi Sunak would defeat Liz Truss if Tory party elections were to be held now.

Former Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak. (REUTERS/Maja Smiejkowska)
Former Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak. (REUTERS/Maja Smiejkowska)
Updated on Oct 20, 2022 10:33 PM IST
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