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‘Always look for better one’: Amit Shah's post amid suspense over CM pick

Updated on Dec 09, 2023 11:23 PM IST

The post came at a time when the BJP has been deliberating over its CM picks for Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.

Amit Shah with his granddaughters.(Instagram/ Amit Shah)

12-year-old girl pilgrim dies at Sabarimala

12-year-old girl pilgrim dies at Sabarimala

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Published on Dec 09, 2023 10:45 PM IST

‘India responded to challenges at northern borders resolutely’: EAM Jaishankar

Talking about the India growth story, Jaishankar said there is no question that the "world looks at us as an exceptionally strong area of growth".

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar(ANI)
Updated on Dec 09, 2023 09:34 PM IST

Dhiraj Sahu I-T raids: Cong distances, says MP should explain; note counting on

Congress commented on the huge amount of money surfacing in I-T raids at MP Dhiraj Sahu's properties and said party is not connected to his business.

Congress Rajya Sabha MP Dhiraj Sahu is at the centre of a huge political slugfest after crores of unaccounted cash were found in premises linked to him.
Updated on Dec 09, 2023 10:24 PM IST

Kaun banega CM in 3 states is like Kaun banega crorepati: Bhupesh Baghel

After Ashok Gehlot, Congress's Bhupesh Baghel made a jibe over the delay in BJP deciding the CMs of Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh.

Bhupesh Baghel said the CM question has become like Kaun banega crorepati
Updated on Dec 09, 2023 10:43 PM IST

Passenger complains of high meal prices, IRCTC penalises service provider

The train passenger alleged that the staff inflated prices adding unnecessary components to meal bills.

(Representational photo)
Published on Dec 09, 2023 07:39 PM IST

Four students drown at Devgad beach in Maharashtra, one missing

The deceased were part of a group of 35 students of Sainik Academy, a training institute in Pimpri Chinchwad near Pune.

4 children drown in Maharashtra's Devgad beach.(HT File)
Published on Dec 09, 2023 07:23 PM IST

Danish Ali reacts to suspension: ‘Never engaged in anti-party activities’

Danish Ali reportedly engaged in talks with several prominent opposition leaders following BJP MP Ramesh Bidhuri's statements against him in Parliament.

BSP MP Danish Ali was suspended from the party on Saturday.(PTI)
Published on Dec 09, 2023 07:20 PM IST
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3.30 lakh elderly, PwDs used home voting facility in last 11 assembly polls

Home voting is one of the several interventions by the Election Commission towards making elections inclusive and accessible.

A polling officer marks the finger of a woman with indelible ink during the Telangana state assembly elections.(AP)
Published on Dec 09, 2023 06:32 PM IST

Kota schoolgirl hangs self at home

Kota schoolgirl hangs self at home

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Published on Dec 09, 2023 06:26 PM IST

Evening brief: BJP’s ‘corruption ki dukan’ attack on Congress over IT raids

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

Ranchi, Dec 06 (ANI): Income Tax officials conduct a raid at the residence of Rajya Sabha MP Dheeraj Sahu, at Radium Road in Ranchi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)(Somnath Sen)
Published on Dec 09, 2023 05:57 PM IST

Jaishankar's witty response to how he feels being surrounded by Gujaratis

S Jaishankar interacted with Indian students and young professionals in Dubai on Saturday.

External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar
Published on Dec 09, 2023 05:36 PM IST

Lekhi denies responding to Hamas query in LS, MEA says needed technical correction

Kumbakudi Sudhakaran, a lawmaker from the Congress party, had questioned whether the government had any proposal to declare the Gaza-based Hamas a terrorist organisation in India and whether the Israeli government had made any demand in this regard to India

External affairs ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi (File Photo)
Published on Dec 09, 2023 05:32 PM IST

Ask Telangana Guv on Akbaruddin Owaisi: Cong's reply on pro-tem Speaker row

Congress's Uttam Kumar Reddy said he was the seniormost but could not become the pro-tem Speaker as he already took oath as minister.

Akbaruddin Owaisi's appointment as the pro-tem Speaker faced a boycott call from the newly elected BJP MLAs in Telangana.
Updated on Dec 09, 2023 05:18 PM IST

BSP suspends MP Danish Ali for ‘indulging in anti-party activities’

In an official notice issued on Saturday, BSP said it has suspended its MP Danish Ali for indulging in anti-party activities.

BSP MP Danish Ali (PTI)
Updated on Dec 09, 2023 06:16 PM IST

Govt bars onion export

The steps come amid anticipated lower output of food items due to a patchy summer monsoon and drought in some states.

The surge in prices has been led by vegetables such as onions, tomatoes and pulses, analysts said. Retail inflation was 4.87% in October, a four-month low. (Sunny Sehgal)
Published on Dec 09, 2023 04:35 PM IST

‘India will become USD 5 trillion economy by end of 2025’: Amit Shah

Shah said India has grown exponentially on every front over the past one decade under the visionary leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Union Home Minister Amit Shah(ANI)
Updated on Dec 09, 2023 04:18 PM IST

Ayodhya Trust shares photos of sanctum-sanctorum of Ram Lala temple. See here

The construction of the Ram Lala temple has been progressing at a steady pace under the supervision of the trust.

The sanctum sanctorum of Ram temple in Ayodhya. (X/ @ChampatRaiVHP)
Published on Dec 09, 2023 04:01 PM IST

Mamata Banerjee seeks meeting with PM Modi over stoppage of MGNREGA funds

Mamata alleged that money has not been transferred from the central government for the work that has already been done under the MGNREGA programme.

West Bengal chief minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee. (File)
Published on Dec 09, 2023 03:42 PM IST

BJP's Amit Malviya attacks Cong over IT raids at Dhiraj Sahu's company premises

Malviya's post came hours after an amount of ₹300 crore was recovered from premises of an Odisha-based liquor distillery group linked to MP Dhiraj Sahu.

Image shared by BJP's Amit Malviya on X.
Updated on Dec 09, 2023 03:37 PM IST
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First video of Chandrashekar Rao walking after hip replacement surgery released

K Chandrashekar Rao underwent a Total left hip replacement surgery after falling in his farmhouse in Erravalli near Hyderabad.

KCR can be seen walking with the help of a walker along with doctors and medical staff in the Yashoda hospital.(X/ @ANI)
Published on Dec 09, 2023 02:59 PM IST

Telangana BJP MLAs boycott oath-taking event over Owaisi; Union minister reacts

Akbaruddin Owaisi took oath as pro-tem Speaker of the Telangana Legislative Assembly in Raj Bhawan earlier in the day.t

Union tourism minister G Kishan Reddy
Published on Dec 09, 2023 02:58 PM IST
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

Telangana rolls out free bus travel scheme for women, transgenders

The government of Telangana launched the 'Maha Lakshmi scheme' on Thursday which provides free travel for women, girls and transgender persons.

The Maha Lakshmi scheme was announced by the Congress party on September 18, in its Manifesto for Telangana.(Rep image)
Published on Dec 09, 2023 02:46 PM IST

Nishikant Dubey says Mahua Moitra's expulsion not a happy day. Explains why

Nishikant Dubey said ‘what’s there to be happy about' when he was asked about his reaction to Mahua Moitra's expulsion.

Nishikant Dubey did not put out any tweet after Mahua Moitra got expelled from the Lok Sabha on December 8.
Updated on Dec 09, 2023 02:47 PM IST

PM's ‘50 years’ jibe at Congress as he boasts of 'Modi's guarantees'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi criticised the Opposition saying that some political parties can achieve nothing by making false announcements.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(BJP/X)
Published on Dec 09, 2023 02:30 PM IST

IT Ministry blocked 36.8K URLs between Jan 2018, Oct 2023: Govt tells Parliament

With 13,660 URLs blocked, X, formerly Twitter, saw the maximum number of URLs blocked in this 70-month period

Minister of state for Electronics and Information Technology, Rajeev Chandrasekhar. (File)
Updated on Dec 09, 2023 02:21 PM IST

TN CM greets Sonia Gandhi on her birthday

TN CM greets Sonia Gandhi on her birthday

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Updated on Dec 09, 2023 02:09 PM IST

Odisha cash haul set to be India's ‘highest-ever’ as I-T raids intensified

The raids on Boudh Distillery Private Limited began in Odisha, Jharkhand and West Bengal on Wednesday. The company is linked to Congress MP Dheeraj Sahu.

The Income Tax department raided several locations linked to an Odisha-based distillery group across three states from Wednesday, and continued on Saturday. (PTI)
Updated on Dec 09, 2023 03:22 PM IST

Afternoon briefing: Ashok Gehlot's dig over CM suspense; PM Modi on India's GDP

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

Outgoing Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot (Ashok Gehlot's X account)
Published on Dec 09, 2023 01:32 PM IST

Meenakshi Lekhi denies answering question on Hamas in Parliament; demands probe

Meenakshi Lekhi denied that she had signed any document related to the declaration of the Palestinian group Hamas as a terrorist organisation in India.

Union minister of state for external affairs Meenakshi Lekhi.(Manish/HT)
Published on Dec 09, 2023 01:21 PM IST
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