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HT This Day: October 4, 1982 -- Maneka leads massive rally against Press Bill

Published on Oct 03, 2022 04:41 PM IST

All-India Sang Vichar Manch president Maneka Gandhi today led an impressive procession of SVM activists and supporters to Raj Bhavan where she presented to the Governor a memorandum requesting the President to withhold his assent to the “black” Bihar Press Bill.

HT This Day: October 4, 1982 -- Maneka leads massive rally against Press Bill
HT This Day: October 4, 1982 -- Maneka leads massive rally against Press Bill
By, Patna

Helium tank explodes in Trichy, 1 dead, 22 injured

As per initial probe, the cylinder belonged to a man selling balloons in the area. The deceased was reportedly smoking next to the cylinder.

A screengrab from CCTV footage of the explosion (ANI)
A screengrab from CCTV footage of the explosion (ANI)
Published on Oct 03, 2022 04:19 PM IST

In tiny Karnataka hamlet, 180-metre road laid by Rahul Gandhi to end tensions

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi laid a few bricks to complete the road and invited people from the two communities for lunch

The murder case was handed to the Central Bureau of Investigation and 20 of the 23 accused were eventually convicted. (HT Photo)
The murder case was handed to the Central Bureau of Investigation and 20 of the 23 accused were eventually convicted. (HT Photo)
Published on Oct 03, 2022 04:14 PM IST
ByCoovercolly Indresh

Chhattisgarh tribals protest against fresh PESA rule, seek 32% quota

Chhattisgarh Bachao Andolan convenor Alok Shukla said the tribals reached the state capital in the morning and held a convention in Gondwana Bhavan to mark the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi before the march

Tribal leader Suraj Tekam said about 5,000 people from different parts of the state participated in the protest rally, (Photo: Twitter/ashubh)
Tribal leader Suraj Tekam said about 5,000 people from different parts of the state participated in the protest rally, (Photo: Twitter/ashubh)
Published on Oct 03, 2022 02:57 PM IST

External affairs minister S Jaishankar to visit Australia, New Zealand

The first leg of the visit will start in New Zealand, where he will hold a bilateral meeting with his counterpart Nanaia Mahuta

External affairs minister S Jaishankar. (ANI)
External affairs minister S Jaishankar. (ANI)
Published on Oct 03, 2022 02:55 PM IST

Monsoon withdrawal from southwest India including Maharashtra from Oct 7: IMD

Anupam Kashyapi, head of weather forecasting department at IMD Pune said moisture has depleted over our state, Pune district and Pune as of Monday

The normal date of monsoon withdrawal from Maharashtra starts from October 5. (File image)
The normal date of monsoon withdrawal from Maharashtra starts from October 5. (File image)
Published on Oct 03, 2022 02:49 PM IST
ByNamrata Devikar

Mulayam Singh Yadav shifted to critical care unit of Gurugram's Medanta Hospital

Mulayam Singh Yadav was shifted to the intensive care unit after his health condition deteriorated last night. The Samajwadi veteran has been undergoing treatment at the hospital since August 22.

Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav.
Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav.
Published on Oct 03, 2022 02:13 PM IST
By | Written by Aryan Prakash

Rajnath takes sortie in Prachand, 1st made-in-India light combat chopper. Watch

Defence minister Rajnath Singh was handed over the first batch of LHCs by the HAL.

Defence minister Rajnath Singh takes a sortie. (ANI) 
Defence minister Rajnath Singh takes a sortie. (ANI) 
Updated on Oct 03, 2022 02:27 PM IST

Atlas Ramachandran, Kerala-born businessman and film producer dies in Dubai

He used to own a chain of jewellery shops in India and abroad among other business establishments. Ramachandran however, suffered financial setbacks and in 2015 and was arrested

He produced many Malayalam movies and also acted in a dozen films in side roles. (File image)
He produced many Malayalam movies and also acted in a dozen films in side roles. (File image)
Published on Oct 03, 2022 01:43 PM IST

‘There is no G-23, there never was’: Shashi Tharoor amid Congress contest buzz

Shashi Tharoor and Mallikarjun Kharge are in the fray for the top post.

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor addresses the media after filing his nomination for the post of the party president, (Ayush Sharma/ANI)(HT_PRINT)
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor addresses the media after filing his nomination for the post of the party president, (Ayush Sharma/ANI)(HT_PRINT)
Updated on Oct 03, 2022 02:36 PM IST
By, New Delhi

CPWD invites pre-qualification bids for Prime Minister’s new residential complex

The complex is being constructed as part of the Central Vista redevelopment project next to the Rashtrapati Bhawan and South Block

Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the inauguration of the revamped Central Vista Avenue last month. (AP)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the inauguration of the revamped Central Vista Avenue last month. (AP)
Updated on Oct 03, 2022 12:47 PM IST

Bomb threat on China-bound Iranian passenger plane, IAF scrambles jets

In a statement on Twitter, Mahan Air said the Airbus A340 passenger plane landed safely, and on time in Guangzhou and that the scare was fake

Su-30MKI fighter jets were scrambled from Punjab and Jodhpur airbases. (AFP (Representative))
Su-30MKI fighter jets were scrambled from Punjab and Jodhpur airbases. (AFP (Representative))
Updated on Oct 03, 2022 03:57 PM IST

Rajnath hails ‘Prachand’ light combat helicopters, says ‘important milestone’

The LHCs are expected to be used primarily for mountain warfare after a requirement for it was felt during the Kargil war in 1999.

Rajnath Singh attends the event as IAF inducts made-in-India LCHS. ((ANI) )
Rajnath Singh attends the event as IAF inducts made-in-India LCHS. ((ANI) )
Published on Oct 03, 2022 12:41 PM IST
By, New Delhi

By-polls to 7 assembly seats in 6 states on November 3: Election Commission

Of these, 2 seats are in Bihar, while one each in Maharashtra, Haryana, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh and Odisha. The counting of votes will be held on November 6.

Election Commission of India (File Photo)
Election Commission of India (File Photo)
Updated on Oct 03, 2022 12:45 PM IST
By, New Delhi

'Prachand': 1st made-in-India light combat helicopters

The light combat helicopters have been developed by the HAL.

India's first indigenously developed light combat helicopters. 
India's first indigenously developed light combat helicopters. 
Updated on Oct 03, 2022 03:03 PM IST

Congress presidential poll is about how to take on BJP effectively: Tharoor

In a tweet, he said all of them wish to take on the BJP rather than each other, echoing his rival candidate for the post, Mallikarjun Kharge

Tharoor arrives in Hyderabad for his campaign. (Twitter)
Tharoor arrives in Hyderabad for his campaign. (Twitter)
Published on Oct 03, 2022 11:37 AM IST

'A milestone': Rajnath on induction of made-in-India light combat helicopters

A light combat helicopter has a weight of 5.8 tonne. For better survivability, it has night attack capability and crash-worthy landing gear.

Rajnath Singh attends the event as IAF inducts made-in-India LCHS. ((ANI) )
Rajnath Singh attends the event as IAF inducts made-in-India LCHS. ((ANI) )
Published on Oct 03, 2022 11:10 AM IST

‘Taken input on threat to life of Eknath Shinde seriously’: Devendra Fadnavis

The security at Eknath Shinde's official residence was heightened following the incident.

(File) Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde speaks at the Homethon Property Expo, at BKC, in Mumbai on Sunday. (ANI Photo) (Vijay Gohil)
(File) Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde speaks at the Homethon Property Expo, at BKC, in Mumbai on Sunday. (ANI Photo) (Vijay Gohil)
Published on Oct 03, 2022 10:56 AM IST
By | Edited by Swati Bhasin

Bharat Jodo yatra: Rahul Gandhi delivers speech in Karnataka amid heavy rain

Several Congress leaders including Jairam Ramesh and Randeep Surjewala praised Rahul Gandhi for his speech amid the heavy downpour

He was addressing the public after ending the Bharat Jodo Yatra’s foot march for the day. (Twitter | Congress)
He was addressing the public after ending the Bharat Jodo Yatra’s foot march for the day. (Twitter | Congress)
Published on Oct 03, 2022 09:35 AM IST

Rain dampening Durga Puja, Dussehra spirit? What weather dept says | Updates

Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and West Uttar Pradesh will stay on "yellow" alert till October 7, which includes Dussehra celebrations on Wednesday.

Due to heavy rain, the Ghantaghar Ramlila ground in Ghaziabad was inundated on Friday last week. (Sakib Ali/ HT)
Due to heavy rain, the Ghantaghar Ramlila ground in Ghaziabad was inundated on Friday last week. (Sakib Ali/ HT)
Updated on Oct 03, 2022 09:34 AM IST
By | Edited by Swati Bhasin

Toll from Durga puja pandal fire in Uttar Pradesh’s Bhadoi’s goes up to 3

An official said prima facie a short circuit appeared to be caused the fire even as a Special Investigation Team (SIT) has been formed to investigate the matter

Over 60 people suffered burns in the incident. (HT PHOTO)
Over 60 people suffered burns in the incident. (HT PHOTO)
Published on Oct 03, 2022 09:10 AM IST

Tri-services Missile Command on anvil as stand-off weapons era dawns

While work is on to conceptualize and prepare doctrine for the military theatre commands, the cyber, space and missile commands will be the first tri-services set-up and led the way towards ultimate creation of joint war commands.

CDS Gen Chauhan with Army and Air Chief and Vice Chief of Indian Navy
CDS Gen Chauhan with Army and Air Chief and Vice Chief of Indian Navy
Published on Oct 03, 2022 08:59 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi’s young authors mentoring scheme YUVA 2.0 launched

The launch of YUVA 2.0 is in line with the PM’s vision to encourage the youth to understand and appreciate India’s democracy

The first edition witnessed a large-scale participation from young authors. (Narendra Modi | Facebook)
The first edition witnessed a large-scale participation from young authors. (Narendra Modi | Facebook)
Published on Oct 03, 2022 08:52 AM IST

Morning brief: In illegal mining case, ED seizes J'khand CM's passbook from aide

Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.

Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren (File Photo)
Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren (File Photo)
Published on Oct 03, 2022 08:45 AM IST
By, New Delhi

President Droupadi Murmu to arrive in Gujarat on Monday

She will begin the two-day visit by visiting Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad before inaugurating and laying the foundation stones for projects related to health, irrigation, water supply and port development

President Droupadi Murmu. (ANI)
President Droupadi Murmu. (ANI)
Published on Oct 03, 2022 08:30 AM IST

Chhattisgarh CM joins vibrant Dandiya celebrations in Raipur. Watch

Dressed in traditional attire, Baghel was seen cheerfully performing to the Garba beats with others present at the Dandiya Raas programme organised at his Raipur residence.

Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel takes part in Dandiya programme,(@bhupeshbaghel)
Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel takes part in Dandiya programme,(@bhupeshbaghel)
Published on Oct 03, 2022 07:22 AM IST
By | Edited by Swati Bhasin, New Delhi

Drones light the night sky over India Gate on Gandhi Jayanti | Watch

The international community marked Gandhi's birth anniversary as the ‘International Day of Non-Violence'. Several events were held in India and across the world to mark the occasion.

Screengrab from video shared by news agency ANI.
Screengrab from video shared by news agency ANI.
Published on Oct 03, 2022 07:18 AM IST
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