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Declare lumpy skin disease in cows as pandemic: Rajasthan CM Gehlot to Centre

Published on Aug 19, 2022 01:55 PM IST

In Rajasthan, more than 22,000 animals, mainly cows, have died in Rajasthan due to the infectious lumpy skin disease

The disease has spread in 29 of 33 districts of the state. (File image)
The disease has spread in 29 of 33 districts of the state. (File image)

‘Doesn’t take effort to form govt but…’: PM Modi’s jibe at the opposition

Last month, PM Modi had warned the youth against freebie culture, referring to it as "revris", a popular sweet in north India. It triggered strong reactions from AAP, the party which takes pride in its policies for providing subsidised electricity and water supply to people of Delhi and Punjab.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the 'Har Ghar Jal' event.(ANI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the 'Har Ghar Jal' event.(ANI)
Published on Aug 19, 2022 01:51 PM IST

Nothing will come out of it: Arvind Kejriwal dismisses CBI raids on Sisodia

Kejriwal said obstacles won’t stop them and they will continue to do the good work amid the CBI raids on his deputy Manish Sisodia

The Delhi chief minister was addressing a digital press conference. (ANI image)
The Delhi chief minister was addressing a digital press conference. (ANI image)
Updated on Aug 19, 2022 12:55 PM IST

Afternoon brief: I-Day celebrations held in Canada's hotbed of Khalistani rebels

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

The “Amrit Mahotsav Concert
The “Amrit Mahotsav Concert" at Michael J. Fox Theatre, Burnaby, was organized by the Consulate General of India in Vancouver in collaboration with Naad Arts Centre, Surrey. (Pic for representation)
Published on Aug 19, 2022 12:51 PM IST

Delayed but much-needed step, Congress welcomes CBI raid on Sisodia’s residence

Anil Chaudhary, Congress’s Delhi unit chief, said they has been highlighting the lapses and corruption in the excise policy over the last year

Congress questioned Bharatiya Janata Party lawmakers for not raising the issue of corruption in the excise policy. (ANI)
Congress questioned Bharatiya Janata Party lawmakers for not raising the issue of corruption in the excise policy. (ANI)
Published on Aug 19, 2022 12:44 PM IST

GoM on GST appellate tribunal recommends key relaxations on recruitments

The group of ministers recommended that bigger states such as Uttar Pradesh can have more than one appellate authority, with a maximum of five such bodies

For representational purposes only. (PTI Photo)
For representational purposes only. (PTI Photo)
Published on Aug 19, 2022 12:36 PM IST
ByDebabrata Mohanty

Gautam Gambhir quotes Mahatma as he says 'sharab harmful...' in a dig at AAP

The CBI raid at Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia's residence on Friday morning turned into a major political controversy with the BJP and AAP leaders slamming each other.

BJP leader Gautam Gambhir took a dig at the Aam Aadmi Party as CBI raided Manish Sisodia's house on Friday. (Getty)
BJP leader Gautam Gambhir took a dig at the Aam Aadmi Party as CBI raided Manish Sisodia's house on Friday. (Getty)
Published on Aug 19, 2022 12:27 PM IST
By | Written by Poulomi Ghosh

Can’t stop Kejriwal’s rising popularity, says AAP as it slams CBI raids

AAP leader Sanjay Singh said the real motive behind the raids was not to probe into Delhi government’s 2021-22 but to dent Kejriwal’s popularity

AAP leader Sanjay Singh. (PTI)
AAP leader Sanjay Singh. (PTI)
Updated on Aug 19, 2022 12:23 PM IST

‘Give a missed call to make India strongest nation': Kejriwal on Sisodia, raids

Manish Sisodia CBI searches: The CBI on Friday morning launched searches at multiple locations across seven states.

A file photo of Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and deputy CM Manish Sisodia. (PTI)
A file photo of Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and deputy CM Manish Sisodia. (PTI)
Published on Aug 19, 2022 12:04 PM IST
By, New Delhi

On Manish Sisodia row, AAP says it's unfortunate that Anurag Thakur is minister

AAP leader Sanjay Singh said the aim of the Centre is not to probe the excise policy; the target is Arvind Kejriwal and his increasing popularity.

AAP leader Sanjay Singh said if probing the excise policy was the aim of the Centre, they should have raided in Gujarat.
AAP leader Sanjay Singh said if probing the excise policy was the aim of the Centre, they should have raided in Gujarat.
Published on Aug 19, 2022 11:35 AM IST
By | Written by Poulomi Ghosh

'Excise minister is excuse minister': BJP's Thakur on CBI searches, Sisodia

Manish Sisodia CBI searches: When Delhi LG Vinai Kumar Saxena had recommended a CBI probe, it triggered a AAP vs BJP standoff.

Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia during a press conference for liquor policy issue, in New Delhi. (Photo by Hindustan Times/ Sanjeev Verma) 
Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia during a press conference for liquor policy issue, in New Delhi. (Photo by Hindustan Times/ Sanjeev Verma) 
Published on Aug 19, 2022 10:54 AM IST

'Even if rightful...': What Congress said on CBI raid of Manish Sisodia's house

Congress leader Pawan Khera said even legitimate, rightful actions of agencies come under a cloud of suspicion, after CBI raided Manish Sisodia's residence on Friday.

Without naming AAP or Manish Sisodia, Congress leader Pawan Khera posted a comment as ED on Friday raided Delhi deputy CM Manish Sisodia's residence. 
Without naming AAP or Manish Sisodia, Congress leader Pawan Khera posted a comment as ED on Friday raided Delhi deputy CM Manish Sisodia's residence. 
Published on Aug 19, 2022 10:53 AM IST
By | Written by Poulomi Ghosh

Rozgar Sansad on August 21 in Nand Nagri, says Delhi minister Gopal Rai

The ongoing movement in northeast Delhi is in demand for the National Employment Policy for which a draft has already been prepared by Desh Ki Baat Foundation to share with the central government

The protesters will also rally against the Agnipath recruitment scheme of the defense forces. (File image)
The protesters will also rally against the Agnipath recruitment scheme of the defense forces. (File image)
Published on Aug 19, 2022 10:49 AM IST
ByIsha Sahai BhatnagarIsha Sahai Bhatnagar

Heavy rainfall expected in flood-hit Odisha, alert sounded

Special relief commissioner PK Jena said at least 261,000 people across 496 villages remained marooned in the state

Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik conducted an aerial survey of the flood-affected areas on Thursday. (ANI)
Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik conducted an aerial survey of the flood-affected areas on Thursday. (ANI)
Published on Aug 19, 2022 10:49 AM IST
ByDebabrata Mohanty

Widespread rainfall in east-central India in next 3-4 days: IMD

Monsoon rain in July and August has been concentrated over central and peninsular India mainly because the monsoon trough has remained south of its normal position

There is presently 9% excess rain over the country with 27% excess over peninsular India. (File image)
There is presently 9% excess rain over the country with 27% excess over peninsular India. (File image)
Published on Aug 19, 2022 10:40 AM IST
ByJayashree Nandi

India sees 25% rise in daily Covid tally with 15,754 cases

The number of fatalities increased by 47 as Kerala, Punjab and Goa reconciled data, the ministry stated. With this, the overall Covid death count now stands at 527,253.

A healthcare worker collects a nasal swab sample of a woman for the Covid-19 testing, amid a recent surge in the Coronavirus cases, in Jammu.(HT Photo)
A healthcare worker collects a nasal swab sample of a woman for the Covid-19 testing, amid a recent surge in the Coronavirus cases, in Jammu.(HT Photo)
Published on Aug 19, 2022 10:35 AM IST

Centre issues Draft Indian Ports Bill: All you need to know

The draft seeks to amend and consolidate legislation for containment, prevention of pollution and facilitate compliance with the country’s maritime treaties and international instruments

The Draft Indian Ports Bill has a four-fold primary objectives. (File image)
The Draft Indian Ports Bill has a four-fold primary objectives. (File image)
Published on Aug 19, 2022 10:05 AM IST

IAS officer in ‘disbelief’ over release of Bilkis case convicts: ‘As a woman…’

Over 6,000 citizens, including grassroot workers and women and human rights activists, have urged the Supreme Court to revoke the remission of sentences for 11 men convicted of rape and murder in the 2002 Bilkis Bano case.

A man offers sweets to people convicted for rape and murder in the Bilkis Bano case of the 2002 post-Godhra riots, after they came out of the Godhra sub-jail.(PTI)
A man offers sweets to people convicted for rape and murder in the Bilkis Bano case of the 2002 post-Godhra riots, after they came out of the Godhra sub-jail.(PTI)
Published on Aug 19, 2022 09:50 AM IST

Janmashtami 2022: PM Modi extends his greetings on the auspicious festival

Krishna Janmashtami is celebrated every year to observe the birth anniversary of Lord Krishna. Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh also extended their wishes on Janmashtami.

File image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
File image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Published on Aug 19, 2022 09:44 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal's ‘New York Times’ dig at Centre on CBI raids against Sisodia

Delhi excise policy: At Manish Sisodia's home, teams of CBI reached amid probe over the discrepancies.

A file photo of Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and deputy CM Manish Sisodia. (PTI)
A file photo of Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and deputy CM Manish Sisodia. (PTI)
Published on Aug 19, 2022 09:35 AM IST

YouTuber Bobby Kataria, mired in controversies, to be arrested soon: Report

Social media influencer Bobby Kataria had dismissed controversy against him in the past after he was seen smoking inside a plane.

A FIR has been registered against Bobby Kataria of Gurugram for drinking on the Mussoorie-Kimadi road. 
A FIR has been registered against Bobby Kataria of Gurugram for drinking on the Mussoorie-Kimadi road. 
Published on Aug 19, 2022 09:20 AM IST
By | Edited by Swati Bhasin, New Delhi

Morning brief: Shah tells border state cops to keep watch on demographic changes

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

File photo of Union home minister Amit Shah.
File photo of Union home minister Amit Shah.
Published on Aug 19, 2022 09:01 AM IST

CBI raids at home, tweets Manish Sisodia; 'Nothing will come out,' says Kejriwal

Sisodia on Friday morning tweeted, “I am an extremely honest person making the future of lakhs of children”. CBI reached his house in the morning in connection with excise policy probe.

CBI reaches Manish Sisodia's residence; 'Welcome,' tweets Delhi minister(ANI)
CBI reaches Manish Sisodia's residence; 'Welcome,' tweets Delhi minister(ANI)
Published on Aug 19, 2022 08:41 AM IST
By | Written by Poulomi Ghosh

Congress’s Bihar chief says Rahul Gandhi remains their prime ministerial nominee

This comes amid speculation that Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar could emerge as the probable face of Opposition parties for the country’s top post

Rahul Gandhi during a protest in New Delhi. (Hindustan Times)
Rahul Gandhi during a protest in New Delhi. (Hindustan Times)
Published on Aug 19, 2022 08:28 AM IST

India exercises strategic autonomy, worried at Russia’s ‘no limit’ China tilt

National Security Advisor Ajit Doval made it clear to his Russian counterpart that India only takes decisions based on its national interests and questioned Russia’s “no limits” partnership with China as this directly impacted New Delhi’s security concerns.

National Security Advisor Ajit Doval with Russian counterpart Nikolai Patrushev.
National Security Advisor Ajit Doval with Russian counterpart Nikolai Patrushev.
Published on Aug 19, 2022 08:14 AM IST

'Furious and broken': Mimi Chakraborty on Bilkis Bano; 'Waiting,' tweets Nusrat

Trinamool MP Mimi Chakraborty raised question over PM Modi's Independence Day speech in which he stressed on women empowerment. "This is just a woman talking today and I am furious and broken," she wrote.

Trinamool MP Mimi Chakraborty took a jibe at 'Har Ghar Tiranga' in her comment on the release of the 11 Bilkis Bano rape convicts.
Trinamool MP Mimi Chakraborty took a jibe at 'Har Ghar Tiranga' in her comment on the release of the 11 Bilkis Bano rape convicts.
Updated on Aug 19, 2022 07:45 AM IST
By | Written by Poulomi Ghosh

'At least Godse hanged…': Owaisi on MLA's ‘sanskaar’ tag on Bilkis Bano rapists

Reacting sharply to BJP MLA's comment that some of the accused of Bilkis Bano rape are brahmins with good values, Owaisi said some people's caste frees them while some people's caste or religion gets them imprisoned ‘without proof’.

Owaisi said BJP's policy is to stand by rapists – be it in Gujarat or Kathua. (ANI)
Owaisi said BJP's policy is to stand by rapists – be it in Gujarat or Kathua. (ANI)
Published on Aug 19, 2022 06:39 AM IST
By | Written by Poulomi Ghosh
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