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Sikkim: 14 dead, 120 missing, bridges, dams, roads washed away in flash flood

Published on Oct 04, 2023 08:04 PM IST

The flash flood washed away the Teesta – III dam at Chunthang, at least six bridges were washed away and the National Highway 10 (NH10) was damaged in multiple areas

Water levels of the Teesta river in Sikkim suddenly rose on Wednesday after a glacial lake outburst. (AP)

Union cabinet approves setting up Central Tribal University in Telangana

The Union government said it will provide ₹889.07 crore to set up Sammakka Sarakka Central Tribal University at Mulugu district in Telangana

Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired the cabinet meeting in Delhi on Wednesday. (File Photo)
Updated on Oct 04, 2023 07:56 PM IST

‘Forcibly…without evidence’: Sanjay Singh cries foul moments before arrest

Sanjay Singh's mother raises concerns after his arrest. AAP MP told his mother he'll return soon.

Screengrab of video in which Sanjay Singh sought blessings from his mother.(Twitter)
Published on Oct 04, 2023 07:47 PM IST

Mallikarjun Kharge rebuts PM on caste census, says it’ll help backward classes

Mallikarjun Kharge said the BJP and PM Modi’s “game will not survive for long” because the people have been aware

Published on Oct 04, 2023 07:30 PM IST

Ranbir Kapoor summoned by ED: All you need to know about Mahadev app case

Mahadev app enabled illegal betting on live games

In December last year, ED started investigating banking transactions of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>5,000 crore related to an online gaming application, Mahadev, that happened over a year across the country. (Representative Image)
Published on Oct 04, 2023 07:22 PM IST

‘Totally illegal’: Arvind Kejriwal slams Sanjay Singh's arrest by ED

Sanjay Singh was arrested by the ED under Prevention of Money Laundering Act after the agency carried out searches at his residence.

AAP MP Sanjay Singh shouts slogans with his supporters as he is being taken away from his residence after being arrested by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with the Delhi Liquor Policy case, in New Delhi on Wednesday.(ANI)
Published on Oct 04, 2023 07:18 PM IST
By | Written by Aryan Prakash

“Atrocious crime”: SC junks bail plea of Coimbatore serial blast convicts

As many as 58 persons were killed and 250 injured when 19 bomb explosions rocked Coimbatore city in Tamil Nadu between February 14 and 17, 1998

The Supreme Court of India. (HT file photo)
Updated on Oct 04, 2023 07:14 PM IST

'Handcuffs getting closer': BJP warning to Arvind Kejriwal in liquor policy case

Sanjay Singh has been arrested by the Enforcement Directorate, which is probing money-laundering allegations linked to the alleged Delhi excise scam case.

Arvind Kejriwal(Hindustan Times)
Updated on Oct 04, 2023 06:37 PM IST

Evening brief: Bidhuri's remark hearing on Oct 10; all the latest news

A shortlist of the biggest headlines, recommended stories, and a special collection of news items you should check out.

BSP MP Danish Ali (L). BJP MP Ramesh Bidhuri (R)
Published on Oct 04, 2023 06:32 PM IST

Union cabinet clears new terms to decide Telangana water share

The council of ministers signed off on new terms of reference for the Krishna Water Disputes Tribunal-II to adjudicate on what should be the amount of water Telangana should be able to draw from the Krishna Basin

Union minister Anurag Thakur (File Photo)
Published on Oct 04, 2023 06:20 PM IST

IAF chief receives 1st LCA trainer from HAL, 7 more to come by Mar ‘24

The twin seater light combat aircraft Tejas is set to fill a key training role in the air force and double as a fighter if needed

The LCA is set to emerge as the cornerstone of the IAF’s combat power in the coming decade and beyond. (Sourced)
Published on Oct 04, 2023 05:46 PM IST
ByRahul Singh

AAP MP Sanjay Singh arrested by ED after searches at Delhi home

AAP MP Sanjay Singh arrested by ED following the central agency's searches at his residence in connection with its money laundering probe.

AAP MP Sanjay Singh taken in to custody by the ED officials from his residence at North Evnue in the evening.(Vipin Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Updated on Oct 04, 2023 06:33 PM IST

Bidhuri-Ali row: Parliamentary panel to hear case on Oct 10. What's its role?

On October 10, the panel will hear BJP MP Ramesh Bidhuri's testimony on the communal remarks case.

BJP MP Ramesh Bidhuri and Bahujan Samaj Party MP Danish Ali in the Lok Sabha.
Published on Oct 04, 2023 05:23 PM IST

Focus on BSP founder Kanshi Ram as Congress looks to woo Dalits ahead 2024 polls

Kanshi Ram’s strategy was to capture political power through a potent electoral alliance of the Dalit, OBC and minority communities

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) founder Kanshi Ram. (HT Archive)
Published on Oct 04, 2023 04:59 PM IST

Gujarat school apologises to activists who thrashed teacher over namaz row

The school principal said they had taken the consent of the parents of students who were participating in the school function

The assault on the teacher was recorded on a mobile phone (Screengrb)
Updated on Oct 04, 2023 05:02 PM IST

Court notice to Delhi Police over NewsClick founder, HR head's FIR copy plea

NewsClick founder Prabir Purkayastha and HR head Amit Chakravarty were arrested following questioning on Tuesday in a UAPA case.

Founder and editor-in-chief of NewsClick, Prabir Purkayastha, was among two people arrested by the Delhi Police’s Special Cell on Tuesday.(Raj K Raj/ Hindustan Times)
Published on Oct 04, 2023 04:57 PM IST
By | Reported by Deepankar Malviya | Written by Aryan Prakash

Air India direct flights between Kolkata and Bangkok from Oct 23. Check schedule

Air India currently operates a total of 14 flights to Bangkok per week with daily non-stop flights from Delhi and Mumbai connecting the destination.

Air India flight (HT File)
Published on Oct 04, 2023 04:46 PM IST

On TMC's 'left through back door' charge, minister says 'waited for 2.5 hours'

TMC MPs including Abhishek Banerjee were removed from sit-in protest at Krishi Bhawan and detained.

TMC general secretary Abhishek Banerjee claimed he and other members of delegation were not allowed to meet Union minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti on Tuesday.
Published on Oct 04, 2023 03:58 PM IST
By | Written by Aryan Prakash

Actor Ranbir Kapoor summoned by ED in Mahadev online betting app case

Kapoor has received payments for carrying out promotional activities for the platform, which has allegedly conducted large-scale hawala operations.

Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor (AFP)
Updated on Oct 04, 2023 05:24 PM IST
By | Written by Snehashish Roy

Centre raises LPG subsidy for Ujjwala Yojana beneficiaries to 300/cylinder

Ujjwala beneficiaries to pay ₹603 for 14.2-kg LPG cylinder

 LPG cylinders
Updated on Oct 04, 2023 03:40 PM IST

Mamata Banerjee ‘deeply concerned’ over Sikkim cloud burst; assures assistance

The WB Chief Minister also urged North Bengal to maintain maximal vigil in the current season to prevent such natural disasters.

Flooded Teesta River at Muguthang in north Sikkim,(PTI)
Published on Oct 04, 2023 03:19 PM IST

Video shows flood fury in Sikkim after cloud burst over Lhonak Lake | WATCH

Chief Minister PS Tamang visited Singtam and took stock of the situation arising out of the flash flood in the Teesta River basin.

Twenty-three army personnel have been reported missing and 41 vehicles submerged under the slush.
Published on Oct 04, 2023 02:51 PM IST

Congress's 4 questions to PM Modi as Manipur marks 5 months of violence

The Congress alleged that the prime minister has ‘completely abandoned’ Manipur and its people.

Congress leader Jairam Ramesh.(PTI)
Updated on Oct 04, 2023 02:19 PM IST

Land-for-jobs scam case: Lalu, Tejashwi, Rabri Devi and 14 others granted bail

The court had summoned all accused on October 4 taking cognizance of a fresh charge sheet filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on July 3. This was the second charge sheet filed by the CBI naming Tejashwi

Lalu Yadav, Tejashwi Yadav, Rabri Devi and the other 14 accused were present before the Delhi court on Oct 4 pursuant to the summons (File Photo)
Updated on Oct 04, 2023 02:05 PM IST

Withdrawal of Canadian diplomats could impact issuing of visas to Indians

There has been no other major instance of India asking a nation to reduce its diplomatic presence in the country except for Pakistan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau at the G20 Summit in New Delhi in September. (HT photo)
Updated on Oct 04, 2023 01:31 PM IST

'AAP means Aur Adhik Paap': BJP counteroffensive amid ED's Sanjay Singh raid

The Enforcement Directorate, which investigates financial crimes, raided Singh's residence in the national capital on Wednesday morning.

Security personnel guard during Enforcement Directorate's raids at the residence of AAP MP Sanjay Singh, in New Delhi. (PTI)
Updated on Oct 04, 2023 01:40 PM IST

Super high altitude firing ranges for armed forces near LAC in Arunachal Pradesh

The land for two ranges – Kamrala and Mandala – is located above 10,000 feet and about 50 km from the LAC, chief minister Pema Khandu notified

Armed forces carried out an integrated surveillance and firepower training in the Buland Bharat exercise in May (Twitter Photo)
Updated on Oct 04, 2023 02:33 PM IST
ByNeeraj Chauhan

Delhi Police’s probe into NewsClick began before NYT report: Case timeline

Even though the raids on NewsClick and its journalists came two months after a New York Times investigation on the portal, the Delhi Police’s probe began much earlier in August 2020 when its Economic Offences Wing registered a case against the website

Founder and editor-in-chief of NewsClick, Prabir Purkayastha, was detained by the Delhi Police’s Special Cell on Tuesday. (Photo by Raj K Raj/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Oct 04, 2023 01:34 PM IST

Afternoon brief: Pro-Khalistan graffiti in Dharamshala; Kejriwal on Sanjay Singh

A shortlist of the biggest headlines, recommended stories, and a special collection of news items you should check out.

Khalistan graffiti seen outside government office in Dharamshala, Kangra district. (X/ANI)
Updated on Oct 04, 2023 01:42 PM IST

Encounter breaks out in J&K's Kulgam

The encounter broke out in Kulgam days after security forces busted two terror modules in the south Kashmir's district and arrested five "hybrid" terrorists.

Kashmir Zone Police informed about the ongoing encounter in Kulgam through a social media post. (HT File)
Published on Oct 04, 2023 12:57 PM IST
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