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  • Apr 02, 2023 10:59 PM IST

    Priyanka Gandhi, Congress CMs to accompany Rahul Gandhi to Surat tom

    Congress general Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and chief ministers of Congress ruling states will accompany Rahul Gandhi in Surat tomorrow where he will challenge his conviction and sentencing in the 'Modi surname' remark case.

  • Apr 02, 2023 10:27 PM IST

    Famous military blogger killed in suspected bombing attack in Russia: Local media

    Russian media said Sunday that a famous military blogger has been killed in an apparent bombing attack at a cafe in St. Petersburg, reported AP.

  • Apr 02, 2023 09:54 PM IST

    Delhi reports 429 fresh COVID cases and one death

    Delhi on Sunday reported 429 fresh COVID cases and one death. The city's positivity rate currently stands at 16.09%.

  • Apr 02, 2023 09:12 PM IST

    Saudis to cut oil production by 500,000 barrels per day for ‘market stability’

    Saudi Arabia said Sunday it will cut oil production by 500,000 barrels per day from May until the end of 2023. Read more.

  • Apr 02, 2023 08:42 PM IST

    Samajwadi Party to contest upcoming urban local bodies elections in UP

    SP president Akhilesh Yadav said Sunday that his party will contest upcoming urban local bodies elections in UP after holding consultation with allies.

  • Apr 02, 2023 08:19 PM IST

    Blinken dials Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov after US journalist's arrest

    US Secretary of State Antony Blinken calls Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov after US journalist's arrest, reported AFP quoting Russian news agencies.

  • Apr 02, 2023 08:06 PM IST

    'Problems for political gains…': Maharashtra CM Shinde on Ram Navami clashes

    Maharashtra chief minister Eknath Shinde speaking about Ram Navami clashes on Sunday said, “We celebrate all the festivals together and we have the culture to celebrate the festival together. If someone for political gain tries to create a problem then the relevant dept will take action on it.”

  • Apr 02, 2023 07:32 PM IST

    BJP appoints Rajendra Rathore as leader of opposition in Rajasthan assembly

    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday appointed Rajendra Rathore as leader of opposition in Rajasthan assembly, ANI reported.

    “We will bring the corrupt face of the present state government in front of the public. I will fulfil all my duties and work for the public,”Rajendra Rathore was quoted as saying.

  • Apr 02, 2023 07:08 PM IST

    CISF jawan found dead at Punjab secretariat in suspicious condition

    Dead body of CISF jawan found in suspicious condition at the Punjab Secretariat, ANI reported citing police. No CISF officer reported suicide in the preliminary information and the body has been sent for postmortem, police said.

  • Apr 02, 2023 06:36 PM IST

    Farmer's group KMSC holds protest in Punjab over destruction of crops

    Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee (KMSC) held a protest in Punjab's Batala on Sunday against the Central and state government over the destruction of crops in Punjab due to heavy rainfall and hailstorm.

  • Apr 02, 2023 06:05 PM IST

    If no security provided, there will be reaction from India: EAM Jaishankar quoting national flag incident

  • Apr 02, 2023 05:45 PM IST

    With the rate at which CM is working on employment, it will take 100 years: Kejriwal in Assam 

    AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal said at a rally in Assam on Sunday that the pace at which chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma is working will take 100 years to provide employment in the state. “If AAP will win, every child of Assam will get employment,” he said.

    Talking about education, Kejriwal attacked Himanta saying, “Poor will never get education in a state where CM's wife runs private school.”

  • Apr 02, 2023 05:14 PM IST

    4.3 magnitude earthquake strikes Afghanistan's Fayzabad

    Earthquake of Magnitude 4.3 hit Fayzabad in Afghanistan on Sunday, according to the National Center for Seismology data.

  • Apr 02, 2023 05:01 PM IST

    Conduct probe on corruption but don't assault: Chattisgarh CM about ED officials

    Chattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel on Sunday said that there must be probe against corruption but ED officials are assaulting people and registering cases against them. “If you have proof against people, then conduct probe and take action, what is the need to assault?” Baghel questioned.

    “I will write to HM Shah regarding this and when I met PM, I mentioned this to him also,” the chief minister further said.

  • Apr 02, 2023 04:38 PM IST

    Bihar CM Nitish Kumar holds high-level meeting over communal violence

    Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday held a high-level meeting over communal violence in Sasaram and Bihar Sharif, ANI reported.

    He asked police to be on the alert and announced an ex-gratia amount of 5 lakhs for the next of kin of dead.

  • Apr 02, 2023 04:13 PM IST

    109 people arrested over communal clashes in Bihar Sharif town

    Totally 109 people were arrested in connection with communal violence that erupted in Bihar Sharif town in Bihar's Nalanda district during Ram Navami festivities, according to news agency ANI reported citing police. 

  • Apr 02, 2023 03:42 PM IST

    Navjot Sidhu to meet Moosewala's father tomorrow

    Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu said that he will reach village Moosa in Punjab and meet Bai Balkaur Singh, Sidhu Moosewala's father at 2 pm tomorrow. “Will address the media at his house on the prevailing law & order situation around 4:15 pm,” Navjot tweeted.

  • Apr 02, 2023 03:22 PM IST

    ‘Bihar Sharif will be hung upside down if..’: Amit Shah at Bihar rally

    Union minister Amit Shah at a rally in Bihar on Sunday said, “Bihar Sharif will be hung upside down if BJP forms govt in Bihar in 2025.”

    Shah said that RJD's Lalu and JD's (United) Nitish have practiced politics of appeasement which helped terrorism flourish and that Bihar's people have decided BJP will win all 40 LS seats in state in 2024 polls, PTI reported.

  • Apr 02, 2023 02:59 PM IST

    Five people die in truck collision in Rajasthan's Churu

    Five including two women and three children died in a road accident where a pickup truck collided with a truck, in Rajasthan's Churu, at around 1.30-2.00 am during the early hours on Sunday, ANI reported citing police. Victims were from Haryana.

  • Apr 02, 2023 02:02 PM IST

    Pope Francis attends Palm Sunday service after hospital stay

    Pope Francis attended a Palm Sunday service in St Peter's Square, a day after he was discharged from hospital following successful treatment for a severe bout of bronchitis.

  • Apr 02, 2023 01:52 PM IST

    Schools, coaching institutes in Bihar's Rohtas shut till April 4

    Bihar | All government and private schools are to remain closed till April 4 in Rohtas district in the wake of violence that erupted recently in district's Sasaram town. Along with that, all coaching institutes will also remain shut, reported ANI

  • Apr 02, 2023 01:50 PM IST

    Kargil war hero dies in Leh accident

    Kargil war hero Subedar Major Tsewang Murop, Vir Chakra lost his life in a road accident last night near Leh.

  • Apr 02, 2023 01:27 PM IST

    New York Times loses Twitter verification badge

    In less than a week after Elon Musk declared Twitter's new policy for keeping verification badges, US's leading media house "The New York Times" lost its verification badge on Twitter on Sunday.

  • Apr 02, 2023 01:23 PM IST

    Bus falls off U'khand gorge, rescue ops on

    Uttarakhand | Many feared injured after a roadways bus lost control and fell off the gorge on Mussoorie-Dehradun route. Rescue operation underway. Police, fire service team & ambulance on the spot, reports ANI

    More details awaited.

  • Apr 02, 2023 01:21 PM IST

    India extends export curbs on gasoline, diesel

    India has extended restrictions on the export of diesel and petrol, the government said in a notification, as New Delhi tries to ensure the availability of refined fuels for the domestic market.

  • Apr 02, 2023 01:08 PM IST

    PM to inaugurate CBI's diamond jubilee celebrations on Monday

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the diamond jubilee celebrations of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) here on April 3, his office said on Sunday.

  • Apr 02, 2023 12:36 PM IST

    77 arrested so far in Bihar clashes: Report

    Bihar | A total of 77 people have been arrested till now. Strict action is being taken against the miscreants. All are requested to maintain peace and not pay heed to rumours, reports ANI quoting Nalanda police.

  • Apr 02, 2023 12:26 PM IST

    3.6 magnitude tremor in Madhya Pradesh

    A low-intensity earthquake of magnitude 3.6 on the Richter scale jolted Madhya Pradesh's Pachmarhi on Sunday, the National Center for Seismology informed.

  • Apr 02, 2023 12:07 PM IST

    Bengal BJP President stopped  from going to violence-hit Shibpur in Howrah 

  • Apr 02, 2023 11:43 AM IST

    Eknath Shinde participates in 'Savarkar Gaurav Yatra'

  • Apr 02, 2023 11:13 AM IST

    IIT-Madras PhD student dies by suicide, third case this year

    A PhD student of the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, died by suicide in his room in Tamil Nadu's Velachery, reported ANI citing police on Sunday.

  • Apr 02, 2023 11:11 AM IST

    Indian Navy gets new Chief of Personnel

  • Apr 02, 2023 10:42 AM IST

    Rahul Gandhi may move Surat court against jail sentence

    Rahul Gandhi is likely to move an appeal in the Sessions court tomorrow against his conviction and two-year sentence in defamation case. Read more

  • Apr 02, 2023 10:39 AM IST

    Bihar clashes: State to get more paramilitary forces?

    Union Home Ministry decides to send additional paramilitary forces to Bihar after violent clashes in state, reports PTI citing sources

  • Apr 02, 2023 10:24 AM IST

    Bihar violence: Amit Shah speaks to governor

    Home Minister Amit Shah speaks to Bihar governor over Ram Navami violence, expresses concern over situation, reports ANI

  • Apr 02, 2023 10:10 AM IST

    Light rains likely in Delhi

    The minimum temperature in the national capital on Sunday settled at 14.9 degrees Celsius, four notches below the season's average, with the weather office predicting light rains and thundershowers at isolated places. .

  • Apr 02, 2023 09:52 AM IST

    India logs 3,824 new Covid19 cases in last 24 hours

    At 3,824, India sees sharp jump in daily Covid cases; active caseload at 18,389

  • Apr 02, 2023 09:32 AM IST

    Salim Durani dies at 88: Report

    Indian cricket legend Salim Durani dies at 88, reports PTI

  • Apr 02, 2023 09:25 AM IST

    Bhubaneswar to get first international flight

    The Bhubaneswar airport will get its maiden international flight with IndiGo starting a direct service to Dubai from May 15, officials said.

  • Apr 02, 2023 09:23 AM IST

    Umesh Pal murder: STF arrests Atiq Ahmed's son-in-law from Meerut

    In a major development in the Umesh Pal murder case, the Special Task Force (STF) arrested gangster Atiq Ahmed's brother-in-law, Akhlaq from Meerut, informed police sources.

  • Apr 02, 2023 09:04 AM IST

    Light rain likely in Haryana, Rajasthan for next 2 hours

    Light-intensity intermittent rain and drizzle are likely to occur over and adjoining areas of Haryana and Rajasthan during the next two hours, said Regional Weather Forecasting Centre (RWFC) in New Delhi on Sunday.

  • Apr 02, 2023 08:50 AM IST

    RLV LEX mission successful, says ISRO

    ISRO with DRDO and Indian Air Force successfully conducted the Reusable Launch Vehicle Autonomous Landing Mission (RLV LEX) at the Aeronautical Test Range (ATR), Chitradurga, Karnataka today: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)

  • Apr 02, 2023 08:41 AM IST

    Visuals from Nalanda where Section 144 is imposed

  • Apr 02, 2023 08:29 AM IST

    Gujarat court acquits all 26 accused in 2002 gangrape and multiple murders case

    A court in Gujarat has acquitted all 26 persons accused of gangrape and murder of more than a dozen members of a minority community in separate incidents in Kalol during communal riots in 2002, for want of evidence in the 20-year-old case.

  • Apr 02, 2023 08:14 AM IST

    Yoga for G20 delegates in Siliguri

  • Apr 02, 2023 08:05 AM IST

    ‘Situation peaceful in Bihar’

    Bihar | The situation is peaceful and under control in the district. Section 144 has been imposed to prevent gatherings. I appeal to the public to not pay attention to rumours: Shashank Shubhankar, DM Nalanda, tells ANI following fresh clashes in Biharsharif last night

  • Apr 02, 2023 07:53 AM IST

    High level of activity at North Korean nuclear complex: US

    Satellite imagery has indicated a high level of activity at North Korea's main nuclear complex after leader Kim Jong Un ordered the production of weapons-grade nuclear material be ramped up, Washington-based 38 North, a US think tank said.

  • Apr 02, 2023 07:45 AM IST

    Himachal Pradesh: Man believed to be foreigner dies under mysterious circumstance

    A 44-old-year man who seemed to be a foreigner died at a hospital in Himachal Pradesh's Dharamshala on Saturday, reported ANI quoting Kangra Police.

  • Apr 02, 2023 07:12 AM IST

    Ashok Gehlot flags off 'JITO Ahimsa Run' in Jaipur

  • Apr 02, 2023 07:12 AM IST

    Pak Finance Ministry warns inflation to increase further

    With weekly and monthly prices of essential commodities in Pakistan already witnessing a record high, the finance ministry has warned that inflation will rise further, according to Dawn.

  • Apr 02, 2023 06:45 AM IST

    Pope to preside over Palm Sunday after hospital stay

    Pope Francis will preside over mass in St Peter's Square Sunday as he kicks off events leading to Easter, just a day after leaving hospital following a bout of bronchitis.

  • Apr 02, 2023 06:41 AM IST

    Kiren Rijiju flags off 'Ahimsa Run' in Delhi

  • Apr 02, 2023 06:06 AM IST

    New York Plans to Close Key Streets for Trump’s Arraignment

    New York City officials plan to close key streets in lower Manhattan as a security measure when former President Donald Trump appears in court on Tuesday to be arraigned, Bloomberg reported

  • Apr 02, 2023 05:48 AM IST

    Man who attacked Suresh Raina's relatives in 2020 gunned down by UP cops

    UP | Rashid alias Chalta Firta alias Sipahiya, who carried a bounty of 50,000, was killed in an encounter in Muzaffarnagar’s Shahpur area. 14-15 cases were registered against him & he was also wanted in the triple murder of 3 relatives of cricketer Suresh Raina in 2020. A policeman also got injured in the encounter, reported ANI citing Sanjiv Suman, SSP Muzaffarnagar.

  • Apr 02, 2023 05:24 AM IST

    Nepal Prez hospitalised, says report

    Nepal President Ram Chandra Poudel admitted at Tribhuwan University Teaching Hospital in Maharajgunj after complaining about stomach ache, reports ANI citing hospital authorities. 

    “He is under observation of the doctors and was admitted at the hospital late on Saturday,” as per the report.

  • Apr 02, 2023 05:21 AM IST

    At least 21 dead after tornadoes rake US Midwest, South

    Storms that dropped possibly dozens of tornadoes killed at least 21 people in small towns and big cities across the South and Midwest, tearing a path through the Arkansas capital, collapsing the roof of a packed concert venue in Illinois, and stunning people throughout the region Saturday with the damage's scope.


Three sisters found dead in trunk in Punjab's Jalandhar

Published on Oct 02, 2023 03:39 PM IST

The three girls were reported missing Sunday night at Maqsudan Police Station by their parents when they did not find them home after returning from work.

All three bodies were sent for post mortem to ascertain the cause of the death, the officer said. (File)

Amit Agrawal to continue as UIDAI CEO for another year. Who is he?

Amit Agrawal joined UIDAI as CEO on June 19. His tenure has been extended till November 2, 2024.

UIDAI CEO Amit Agrawal(PIB)
Published on Oct 02, 2023 03:32 PM IST

Canadian MP questions Trudeau ally Jagmeet Singh's Nijjar killing 'evidence'

Canadian MP Kevin Vuong asked the Justin Trudeau government to provide evidence backing its allegation against India over Hardeep Singh Nijjar's killing.

A mural features the image of Hardeep Singh Nijjar in Surrey, (REUTERS)
Updated on Oct 02, 2023 03:14 PM IST

Odisha man kills 92-year-old mother; sets body on fire

The deceased mother was identified as Manjula Nayak and the accused is Samir Kumar Nayak, aged about 45, said Kalyanmoyee Sendha, Inspector-in-charge, Tikabali.

The incident took place on Sunday at Khajurisahi near Badimunda village in the district. (File)
Published on Oct 02, 2023 03:04 PM IST

‘Cong played vote-bank politics’: PM Modi on Udaipur tailor Kanhaiya's beheading

Udaipur-based tailor Kanhaiya Lal was beheaded by Riyaz Attari and Ghous Mohammed over his social media post supporting suspended BJP leader Nupur Sharma.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a rally in Chittorgarh in Rajasthan. (ANI/X)
Published on Oct 02, 2023 02:37 PM IST

Bihar caste-based survey: OBCs form whopping 63%, EBCs largest segment | Details

Bihar caste-based survey reveals OBCs (backward classes + extremely backward classes) make up 63% of the state's population.

An enumerator collects information from residents as part of the caste-based survey in Patna. (HT FILE)
Published on Oct 02, 2023 02:35 PM IST

PM Modi's dig at Gehlot over Pilot rift, claims 'accepted defeat': Top quotes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a rally in Rajasthan's Chittorgarh ahead of the assembly election in the state.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses rally in Rajasthan's Chittorgarh
Published on Oct 02, 2023 01:54 PM IST

Bihar releases caste survey data, says EBC 36.01% of population

Opposition parties have backed the demand for caste survey across India hoping that an enumeration of castes will be a game-changer in reversing the BJP’s inroads

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar has pitched the exercise as imperative to further the cause of social justice. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Oct 02, 2023 02:03 PM IST

Bihar caste survey says 63% people from backward, extremely backward classes

Bihar Caste Survey News: The Bihar government released the caste-based survey report. The extremely backward classes and the backward classes form the OBC.

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar and his deputy Tejashwi Yadav (File Photo)
Updated on Oct 02, 2023 01:34 PM IST

Afternoon brief: Centre's aid for Manipur farmers; who is arrested ISIS suspect

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

Security personnel fire tear gas as miscreants protest near the family home of chief minister N Biren Singh, (AFP)
Published on Oct 02, 2023 01:18 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh: Mob kills 5 family members after man’s murder over land dispute

Police said one Satya Prakash Dubey and his accomplices first allegedly attacked Prem Chand Yadav with bricks and sharp-edged weapons that resulted in his death

The killings triggered tensions in the area. (Getty Images)
Updated on Oct 02, 2023 01:03 PM IST

In Chittorgarh, PM Modi's all-out attack on Gehlot govt: ‘Destroyed Rajasthan’

Addressing a public rally at Chittorgarh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Rajasthan has decided to save the state by bringing back the BJP government.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves to his supporters during a public meeting. (ANI Photo)
Updated on Oct 02, 2023 01:05 PM IST

US envoy Eric Garcetti mesmerized by sunrise at Kanyakumari's coast. See Pics

US Ambassador to India Eric Garcetti shares breathtaking photographs of sunrise at Kanyakumari, praises India's beauty and diversity.

US Ambassador to India Eric Garcetti at Kanyakumari coast.
Published on Oct 02, 2023 12:10 PM IST

Low pressure over West Bengal to bring widespread rain over east India

The low pressure area over southeast Jharkhand and adjoining areas of Gangetic WB and north Odisha moved north-westwards and lay over western parts of Gangetic WB

Heavy rainfall likely over east and parts of northeast India during the next three-four days. (HT photo)
Published on Oct 02, 2023 12:08 PM IST

Vande Bharat sleeper coach to be launched soon: Check features, other details

The Vande Bharat Express is all set to get its sleep coach version by next year.

Vande Bharat Express (FILE PHOTO)
Published on Oct 02, 2023 12:06 PM IST
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