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SC remarks on Nupur Sharma should make ruling party hang head in shame: Congress

The apex court called out the former BJP spokesperson for being “single-handedly responsible for igniting emotions across the country” and she should apologise to the whole country
SC was hearing a plea by Nupur Sharma, seeking transfer of cases filed against her to Delhi. (File image)
SC was hearing a plea by Nupur Sharma, seeking transfer of cases filed against her to Delhi. (File image)
Published on Jul 01, 2022 03:02 PM IST
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Industry body proposes plan to accelerate hydrogen commercialisation in India

The 25/25 National Green Hydrogen Hub Development Plan proposes establishing 25 National Green Hydrogen Projects by 2025
The India Hydrogen Alliance’s (IH2A) plan also proposes five national H2 hubs. (Representative Image)
The India Hydrogen Alliance’s (IH2A) plan also proposes five national H2 hubs. (Representative Image)
Published on Jun 30, 2022 07:36 PM IST
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Pradhanmantri Sangrahalaya gets over 50,000 visitors since inauguration in April

President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, the Chief Justice of India, Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla were among those who visited the new museum
Visitors at the Pradhanmantri Sangrahalaya in New Delhi. (ANI Photo)
Visitors at the Pradhanmantri Sangrahalaya in New Delhi. (ANI Photo)
Published on Jun 30, 2022 08:47 AM IST
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Hydrogen demand in India expected to increase fourfold by 2050: Niti report

The report titled “Harnessing Green Hydrogen: Opportunities for Deep Decarbonisation in India” said green hydrogen will achieve cost parity with natural gas-based hydrogen by 2030.
The report underlined the significance of focusing on domestic demand creation, cost reduction pathways, and early pilots. (Bloomberg (representative))
The report underlined the significance of focusing on domestic demand creation, cost reduction pathways, and early pilots. (Bloomberg (representative))
Updated on Jun 30, 2022 03:22 AM IST
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India’s AI market likely to see 20% growth over next five years: Report

Data quality, scale infrastructure and sensitivity or risks have been found to be the major barriers for enterprises for large-scale AI adoption in India
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Representational image. (iStock Photo)
Updated on Jun 29, 2022 10:57 AM IST
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Most Rajya Sabha MPs have assets of over 1 crore: ADR report

As many as 71 MPs face criminal charges, according to the affidavits submitted by them, the study found, and 37 have declared serious criminal charges
As many as 86 MPs have assets worth at least <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>10 crore , 34 have assets between <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>5 crore and <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>10 crore, and 77 MPs hold assets worth between <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>1 crore and <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>5 crore each. (ANI)
As many as 86 MPs have assets worth at least 10 crore , 34 have assets between 5 crore and 10 crore, and 77 MPs hold assets worth between 1 crore and 5 crore each. (ANI)
Updated on Jun 29, 2022 01:28 AM IST
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Maharashtra: A look at Shiv Sena leaders under Enforcement Directorate radar

Shiv Sena is facing an uphill task to keep running the Maharashtra government amid the ongoing political crisis and the recent ED notice to their MP is not helping the cause either
Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut was summoned by the Enforcement Directorate on Monday. ((Kunal Patil/Hindustan Times ))
Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut was summoned by the Enforcement Directorate on Monday. ((Kunal Patil/Hindustan Times ))
Updated on Jun 28, 2022 11:48 AM IST
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Deeply disappointed, says Congress on Supreme Court verdict on 2002 riots

The Supreme Court on Friday upheld the SIT clean chit to 64 people, including PM Modi, in the 2002 Gujarat riots case, holding that the Zakia Jafri’s plea was devoid of merit and tried to create sensation by making false revelations
Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh (ANI)
Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh (ANI)
Published on Jun 27, 2022 10:58 PM IST
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Presidential polls 2022: Yashwant Sinha files nomination flanked by Oppn leaders

Former Jharkhand governor Droupadi Murmu is the National Democratic Alliance candidate for the Presidential elections
Opposition candidate Yashwant Sinha files his nomination papers for presidential elections at the Parliament House in New Delhi on Monday. (PTI Photo)
Opposition candidate Yashwant Sinha files his nomination papers for presidential elections at the Parliament House in New Delhi on Monday. (PTI Photo)
Updated on Jun 27, 2022 01:35 PM IST
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DGCA halts operations at 2 flight training schools over safety concerns

Since March 21, the aviation regulator DGCA has conducted audits at 32 flying training organisations (FTOs) in India to “assess safety standards and systemic deficiencies in operations, maintenance and training”.
India’s aviation regulator has halted operations at two flight training schools in Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra after they were found “unsafe” during audits, an official statement said on Saturday. (Shutterstock/Representative use)
India’s aviation regulator has halted operations at two flight training schools in Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra after they were found “unsafe” during audits, an official statement said on Saturday. (Shutterstock/Representative use)
Published on Jun 26, 2022 12:07 AM IST
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Reforms in defence shouldn’t be at the cost of opportunities for youth: Congress

Congress leader Manvendra Singh alleged that over 50,000 of India’s youth who cleared the selection process in the Indian Army recruitment drive have been “deceived”
Youth Congress workers protest against the ‘Agnipath’ defence recruitment scheme. (ANI Photo)
Youth Congress workers protest against the ‘Agnipath’ defence recruitment scheme. (ANI Photo)
Updated on Jun 24, 2022 04:26 PM IST
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Maharashtra politics: CPI(M) accuses BJP of orchestrating Shiv Sena rebellion

The Eknath Shinde-led rebel Shiv Sena faction now have the required 37 legislators needed to split the Hindutva party without being disqualified under the anti-defection law
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Published on Jun 24, 2022 11:14 AM IST
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Centre unable to see suffering of flood-affected Assam: Congress MP Gogoi

Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi lashed out at the central government for ignoring the plight of people affected in the Assam floods.
Congress MP speaks in Lok Sabha in this file image. (PTI photo)
Congress MP speaks in Lok Sabha in this file image. (PTI photo)
Published on Jun 23, 2022 04:59 PM IST
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Gender Responsive Governance: NCW launches workshop to train women MLAs

The three-day workshop will see a total of 29 participants from Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand
The National Commission for Women building in New Delhi. (HT File photo)
The National Commission for Women building in New Delhi. (HT File photo)
Updated on Jun 23, 2022 10:56 AM IST
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All you need to know about NDA presidential candidate Droupadi Murmu

Born in 1950, Droupadi Murmu started her career in 1979 as a junior assistant in the Odisha government’s irrigation and power department. Here is all you need to know about the NDA presidential candidate
Droupadi Murmu was awarded the ‘Nilakantha Award’ for the best MLA of the year in 2007. (File Photo/PTI)
Droupadi Murmu was awarded the ‘Nilakantha Award’ for the best MLA of the year in 2007. (File Photo/PTI)
Published on Jun 22, 2022 02:34 PM IST
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‘Citizens must side with truth’: Gehlot lashes out at BJP over police actions

Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot accused the Centre of trying to frame the Congress in the alleged National Herald newspaper money laundering case
Rajasthan chief minister and senior Congress leader Ashok Gehlot in New Delhi on Wednesday. (PTI Photo)
Rajasthan chief minister and senior Congress leader Ashok Gehlot in New Delhi on Wednesday. (PTI Photo)
Updated on Jun 22, 2022 01:41 PM IST
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‘Minutes manipulated’: CBI arrests Biocon executive, 4 others

Biocon Biologics denied the allegations, saying its request and the waiver recommendation it received conformed to the standards and protocols
‘Minutes manipulated’: CBI arrests Biocon executive, 4 others
‘Minutes manipulated’: CBI arrests Biocon executive, 4 others
Updated on Jun 22, 2022 05:18 AM IST
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Credible info dispelled misinformation about Agnipath: MoD officers

The first batch of Agniveers will be trained and deployed in units by July next year. The training timeline will be compressed to six months without compromising on the quality.
Defence minister Rajnath Singh, flanked by the three service chiefs, at the announcement of the Agnipath scheme in Delhi on June 14. (HT File Photo/Ajay Aggarwal)
Defence minister Rajnath Singh, flanked by the three service chiefs, at the announcement of the Agnipath scheme in Delhi on June 14. (HT File Photo/Ajay Aggarwal)
Published on Jun 21, 2022 06:06 PM IST
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‘Product approvals legitimate’, says Biocon after CBI books top CDSCO official

“CBI laid a trap wherein the JDC of CDSCO was caught while accepting bribe of Rs. 4,00,000/- from the Director of Delhi based private company. The said Director of Delhi based private company was also caught,” the notice said
An experiment underway at one of the labs at Biocon Research Centre at Biocon Park in Bangalore. Photo by Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint (Mint)
An experiment underway at one of the labs at Biocon Research Centre at Biocon Park in Bangalore. Photo by Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint (Mint)
Updated on Jun 21, 2022 01:03 PM IST
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Centre issues ‘Agnipath’ recruitment notice, enrollment to begin from July

The notification issued on Monday stated that recruitment will be done based on the Army Act, 1950 for a duration of four years, which includes the training period
Union defence minister Rajnath Singh. (PTI Photo)
Union defence minister Rajnath Singh. (PTI Photo)
Published on Jun 20, 2022 04:18 PM IST
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Gehlot hits out at BJP, says it has no regard for Constitution

Gehlot rejected allegations of money laundering in the National Herald case as the Enforcement Directorate is questioning Congress leader Rahul Gandhi over it for a third day
Congress leaders addressing a press conference in New Delhi on Wednesday. (PTI)
Congress leaders addressing a press conference in New Delhi on Wednesday. (PTI)
Updated on Jun 15, 2022 12:31 PM IST
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Debt becomes costlier amid inflation, unemployment: Congress on RBI’s rate hike

The RBI on Wednesday hiked the benchmark repo rate by 50 basis points to 4.90% to clamp down the rising inflation
Congress leader Randeep Surjewala addressing a press conference in New Delhi. (PTI Photo)
Congress leader Randeep Surjewala addressing a press conference in New Delhi. (PTI Photo)
Updated on Jun 08, 2022 04:32 PM IST
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‘Yesterday’s fringe is mainstream today’: Congress’s renewed attack on BJP

The external affairs ministry had distanced the government from the controversial comment by the now-sacked BJP spokespersons, saying: “there are the views of fringe elements”.
Former BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma was suspended by the party after a row erupted over her remarks about Prophet Muhammad. (PTI)
Former BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma was suspended by the party after a row erupted over her remarks about Prophet Muhammad. (PTI)
Published on Jun 08, 2022 04:04 PM IST
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AAP government incapable of maintaining law and order in Punjab: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi tweeted his attack on the AAP government shortly after meeting the family of singer Sdhu Moose Wala.
*@INCIndia ON TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 2022** Mansa: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi meets grieving family of late singer and Congress leader Sidhu Moosewala, in Mansa. (PTI Photo)(PTI06_07_2022_000067B) (PTI/Twitter/@INCIndia)
*@INCIndia ON TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 2022** Mansa: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi meets grieving family of late singer and Congress leader Sidhu Moosewala, in Mansa. (PTI Photo)(PTI06_07_2022_000067B) (PTI/Twitter/@INCIndia)
Updated on Jun 07, 2022 08:52 PM IST
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Rahul Gandhi to meet Moosewala’s family today

Union home minister Amit Shah, Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Mann and Congress leader Sachin Pilot have been among the top politicians who earlier met the family
Rahul Gandhi. (HT PHOTO)
Rahul Gandhi. (HT PHOTO)
Published on Jun 07, 2022 11:12 AM IST
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Has hurt India’s standing, says Opposition on remarks by 2 BJP spokespersons

The BJP on Sunday suspended Nupur Sharma from the party and expelled spokesperson Naveen Kumar Jindal, asserting that it “strongly denounces insult of any religious personalities of any religion”.
AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi said Nupun Sharma, who was suspended by the BJP on Sunday for her controversial remarks, should have been arrested (PTI)
AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi said Nupun Sharma, who was suspended by the BJP on Sunday for her controversial remarks, should have been arrested (PTI)
Updated on Jun 06, 2022 06:13 PM IST
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Congress attacks Centre over targeted killing of civilians in J&K

Congress leader Vivek Tankha said there was no attempt by the BJP government to reach out to stakeholders, something that should have been done if the government wanted peace and amity in J&K
Paramilitary soldiers stand guard in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir. Terrorists shot dead bank employee Vijay Kumar in the bank premises in Kashmir's Kulgam district. (HT Photo/Waseem Andrabi)
Paramilitary soldiers stand guard in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir. Terrorists shot dead bank employee Vijay Kumar in the bank premises in Kashmir's Kulgam district. (HT Photo/Waseem Andrabi)
Updated on Jun 03, 2022 03:52 PM IST
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Indian Naval ships Nishank, Akshay to be decommissioned today

The pennants of the two ships were removed on Sunday evening as part of a procedure signifying the end of their service
Indian Naval ship Nishank. (Facebook/Indian Navy)
Indian Naval ship Nishank. (Facebook/Indian Navy)
Published on Jun 03, 2022 10:03 AM IST
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Sonia Gandhi tests Covid positive, PM Modi wishes speedy recovery

Sonia Gandhi is fine and recovering, Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala said adding that she will appear before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on June 8 as informed earlier.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi had been meeting leaders and activists over the last week, some of whom have been found Covid positive. (PTI)
Congress president Sonia Gandhi had been meeting leaders and activists over the last week, some of whom have been found Covid positive. (PTI)
Updated on Jun 02, 2022 04:53 PM IST
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Congress hits out at govt as ED summons Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi

The ED has summoned Sonia Gandhi on June 8 in connection with the alleged National Herald money laundering case
Congress leaders Randeep Surjewala (left) and Abhishek Manu Singhvi addressing a press conference at the party headquarters in New Delhi on Wednesday. (PTI Photo)
Congress leaders Randeep Surjewala (left) and Abhishek Manu Singhvi addressing a press conference at the party headquarters in New Delhi on Wednesday. (PTI Photo)
Updated on Jun 01, 2022 03:59 PM IST
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