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  • Nov 13, 2021 10:27 PM IST

    8 key witnesses of Lakhimpur Kheri case want police security removed

    As many as eight of the 90 key witnesses of the Lakhimpur Kheri case, in which Ashish Mishra, son of BJP leader and Union cabinet minister Ajay Mishra Teni is main accused, have written to the local administration wanting their police security to be removed.

  • Nov 13, 2021 09:48 PM IST

    News of mosque damage in Tripura is fake: Centre

    Centre clarifies that news circulating on social media regarding the damage and vandalisation of a mosque in Tripura's Gomati district is “fake” and “complete misrepresentation of facts.”

  • Nov 13, 2021 07:38 PM IST

    Combing ops launched after attack on Assam Rifles unit: Manipur CM

    Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh told news agency ANI that the paramilitary forces along with the commandos have launched a combing operation in the area of the attack on Assam Rifles earlier in the day to catch the culprits.

  • Nov 13, 2021 07:00 PM IST

    BSP chief Mayawati's mother passes away aged 92

    Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati’s mother Ramrati passed away at a Delhi hospital on Saturday after battling a brief illness. She was 92 at the time of death.

  • Nov 13, 2021 06:27 PM IST

    Delhi govt offices to work from home for a week in wake of air pollution: CM Kejriwal

    Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has announced that government offices will work from home for a week, and the ones under the private sector have been advised to go online as well.

  • Nov 13, 2021 06:08 PM IST

    Offline classes suspended in Delhi for a week starting Monday: CM

    Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday announced that offline classes have been suspended in Delhi for a week starting Monday.

  • Nov 13, 2021 05:58 PM IST

    PM to transfer first instalment of PMAY-G to over 1.47L beneficiaries on Tripura on Sunday: PMO

    In a statement, Prime Minister Office (PMO) said that Narendra Modi will transfer the first instalment of Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana - Gramin (PMAY-G) to over 1.47 lakh beneficiaries of Tripura via video-conferencing on Sunday.

  • Nov 13, 2021 05:26 PM IST

    TMC appoints Mahua Moitra as party's in-charge of Goa unit

    The Trinamool Congress (TMC) has appointed Mahua Moitra as the in-charge of party's Goa unit with immediate effect.

  • Nov 13, 2021 05:23 PM IST

    ‘Sacrifice will never be forgotten’: PM Modi on attack on Assam Rifles

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday condemned the attack on Assam Rifles convoy in Manipur, saying that"'their sacrifice will never be forgotten".

  • Nov 13, 2021 04:51 PM IST

    Rare case of post-dengue mucormycosis reported in Delhi hospital

    A rare case of post-dengue mucormycosis has been reported at Delhi's Apollo Hospital, PTI reported citing doctors. Read more here.

  • Nov 13, 2021 04:37 PM IST

    Uttarakhand to soon have disaster research centre: CM Dhami

    Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami said that the state will soon have a disaster research centre equipped with facilities, which can send early signals of natural disasters in hilly regions areas to help save lives, PTI reported.

  • Nov 13, 2021 03:45 PM IST

    SAD announces candidates for 3 seats in Punjab polls 2022

    Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has announced the candidature of Sunita Chaudhry from Balachaur, Jaspal Singh Bitu Chatha from Patiala Rural, and Bachittar Singh Kohar from Shahkot constituencies for the upcoming Assembly elections in 2022, ANI reported.

  • Nov 13, 2021 03:19 PM IST

    Mamata Banerjee wrote letter to PM on BSF jurisdiction extension: TMC MP

    TMC MP Saugata Roy said on Saturday that West Bengal chief minister and party supremo Mamata Banerjee has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi against the Centre's decision to extend the jurisdiction of BSF from 15km to 50km in the state. “We will table a resolution against it in the Assembly,” Roy told ANI.

  • Nov 13, 2021 02:59 PM IST

    At least 5 suspected Maoists killed in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district

    At least five suspected Maoists, including two women, were killed on Satiurday in an anti-rebel operation in Mardintola jungle in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district.

  • Nov 13, 2021 02:57 PM IST

    Assam Rifles Commandant, others killed in ambush by militants in Manipur: CM N Biren Singh

    Militants kill Assam Rifles Commandant and others in an ambush in Manipur, chief minister N Biren Singh confirms.

  • Nov 13, 2021 02:33 PM IST

    ‘Need for emergency joint meeting’: Gopal Rai on Delhi pollution

    The Delhi environment minister also said that the government has given direction to the Delhi Metro and Transport Department to increase frequency of metros and buses, and that imposing the “odd-even" scheme is the last measure. Rai also said that a joint, emergency meeting between the Delhi government and the Centre is required for which they have sent a letter again.

  • Nov 13, 2021 02:06 PM IST

    Ex-Goa CM Faleiro to be elected to Rajya Sabha next week

    Former Goa CM Luizinho Faleiro to be elected to Rajya Sabha next week from Trinamool Congress (TMC), to also contest upcoming assembly elections.

  • Nov 13, 2021 01:30 PM IST

    Amravati violence: Section 144 imposed in district

    Prohibitory orders imposed in Amravati in view of protests against Tripura violence, ANI quotes guardian minister as saying

  • Nov 13, 2021 01:23 PM IST

    ‘Heavy rains expected in southern districts’: Kerala CM P Vijayan

    Heavy rains are expected in the southern districts of the state. Emergency relief camps will be set up in landslide/flood-prone areas. In the wake of orange and yellow alerts issued by IMD, caution is needed in hilly areas: Pinarayi Vijayan, Kerala CM

  • Nov 13, 2021 12:50 PM IST

    Condemn what happened in Amravati, says MP Navneet Rana

    We condemn what happened in Amravati yesterday. I appeal to citizens and political leaders that it's our responsibility to maintain harmony and peace here. I want to request the guardian minister to not give political colour to this, and instead talk about safety of people: Navneet Rana, Lok Sabha MP from Amravati.

  • Nov 13, 2021 12:14 PM IST

    Delhi CM Kejriwal to hold ‘emergency meet' over pollution

    Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal calls for ‘emergency’ meeting to tackle air pollution in the city.

  • Nov 13, 2021 11:41 AM IST

    SC suggests 2-day lockdown in Delhi due to severe pollution

    Supreme Court directs Centre, Delhi government to consider imposing a two-day lockdown in the national capital in view of the high pollution levels.

  • Nov 13, 2021 11:06 AM IST

    Delhi: Red Fort, Jama Masjid shrouded in smog

    Historical monuments such as Red Fort and Jama Masjid shrouded in smog as air quality dips to 'severe' category in Delhi.

  • Nov 13, 2021 10:34 AM IST

    PM Modi invites ideas for this month's Mann Ki Baat

    “I want to hear from you on possible themes and topics for this month’s #MannKiBaat, which will take place on the 28th. Contribute on MyGov, the NaMo App or record your message,” tweets Prime Minister Narendra Modi

  • Nov 13, 2021 10:02 AM IST

    Liquor ban: 49,900 cases registered in Bihar since January

    49,900 cases have been registered during raids under the liquor ban rules from January to October this year and 3,872,645 litres of liquor seized: Bihar Police

  • Nov 13, 2021 09:21 AM IST

    11,850 new Covid-19 cases and 555 deaths in India

    India records 11,850 new Covid-19 cases, 12,403 recoveries and 555 deaths. Total cases rise to 34,426,036 including 33,826,483 recoveries, 463,245 deaths and 136,308 active cases.

  • Nov 13, 2021 08:30 AM IST

    Germany's Covid-19 tally nears 5 million

    Germany logs 45,081 fresh Covid-19 infections and 228 deaths. Total cases rise to 4,987,971 including 97,617 fatalities.

  • Nov 13, 2021 07:50 AM IST

    Delhi's air quality dips with AQI at 499

    Air quality dips in Delhi as overall Air Quality Index (AQI) stands at 499 (‘severe’ category).

  • Nov 13, 2021 07:18 AM IST

    872 dengue cases reported till now in UP's Prayagraj

    “872 dengue cases have been reported in Prayagraj so far out of which 628 cases are in urban areas. There is no shortage of blood platelets,” says chief medical officer (CMO).

  • Nov 13, 2021 06:47 AM IST

    Pakistan to consider Taliban's request to transport wheat offered by India

    PM Imran Khan has said his government would ‘favourably’ consider Taliban's request for transporting wheat offered by India through Pakistan on an ‘exceptional basis’ for humanitarian purposes: Pakistan media

  • Nov 13, 2021 06:14 AM IST

    Brazil logs 14,598 new Covid-19 cases and 267 deaths

    Brazil adds 14,598 new Covid-19 infections and 267 deaths, as total cases mount to 21,939,196 including toll of 610,491.

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Evening brief| Restaurants can continue to levy service charge for now: Delhi HC

Published on Aug 18, 2022 04:53 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
The CCPA had appealed against the order contending that a consumer should not be forced to pay the service charge.(Sanchit Khanna/HT file photo. Representative image)
The CCPA had appealed against the order contending that a consumer should not be forced to pay the service charge.(Sanchit Khanna/HT file photo. Representative image)
By, New Delhi

Kolhapur airport to get new terminal building, extended runway

Published on Aug 18, 2022 04:49 PM IST
AAI said the new terminal building of Kolhapur airport spread across 4,000sqm will have 10 check-in counters
A new Air Traffic Control Tower is also being constructed at Kolhapur airport to cater to future traffic growth, said an AAI statement (File Photo/Representative image)
A new Air Traffic Control Tower is also being constructed at Kolhapur airport to cater to future traffic growth, said an AAI statement (File Photo/Representative image)

Restaurants can continue to levy service charge for now, says Delhi HC

Published on Aug 18, 2022 04:49 PM IST
  • The court's remarks came while hearing an appeal against the single judge's order which had put on hold guidelines issued by the CCPA or Central Consumer Protection Authority, barring restaurants from automatically adding service charges to food bills.
Representational image
Representational image
Reported by Richa Banka | Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi

Kerala governor trying to topple Left government: CPI(M) secretary

Published on Aug 18, 2022 04:43 PM IST
In an article published in party mouthpiece ‘Desabhmani’, CPI(M) state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan said governor Arif Mohammad Khan has been reduced to a mere tool in the hands of BJP-led Union government
Kerala governor Arif Mohammad Khan. (Sanjeev Verma/HT File Photo)
Kerala governor Arif Mohammad Khan. (Sanjeev Verma/HT File Photo)

Two UP cops taken off duty for ‘Naagin’ dance on Independence Day | Video

Published on Aug 18, 2022 04:38 PM IST
In a video shared by news agency ANI, the policemen can be seen dancing to the tunes of a “naagin song” inside the Puranpur police station that has been decked up for the Independence Day celebrations.
Screengrab from the video. 
Screengrab from the video. 
Written by Kanishka Singharia | Edited by Sohini Goswami

Final nail in democracy’s coffin, Mufti slams BJP over ‘back-door’ voters

Published on Aug 18, 2022 04:23 PM IST
Chief Electoral Officer Hirdesh Kumar Singh on Wednesday said anyone residing and not necessarily a permanent resident can become a voter in Jammu & Kashmir and around 2.5 million new voters are expected to be enrolled
Former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti. (PTI)
Former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti. (PTI)

Woman withdraws plea from Delhi HC to stop friend from flying for euthanasia

Published on Aug 18, 2022 03:47 PM IST
Suffering from Myalgic Encephalomyelitis since 2014, the friend is supposed to travel for physician-assisted suicide to Zurich due to his current vegetative state
SC permitted passive euthanasia in 2018 but active euthanasia is still illegal in India. (File image)
SC permitted passive euthanasia in 2018 but active euthanasia is still illegal in India. (File image)

7.6% decline in passenger traffic in July: DGCA

Published on Aug 18, 2022 03:23 PM IST
DGCA director general Arun Kumar said they expect a speedy recovery in passenger numbers and foresee traffic reaching the pre-Covid levels in the fourth quarter of the year
The airlines recorded passenger traffic of 12 million in May. (HT PHOTO)
The airlines recorded passenger traffic of 12 million in May. (HT PHOTO)

Gujarat’s seaplane project may get relaunched before assembly polls: Official

Updated on Aug 18, 2022 04:23 PM IST
The services were halted in April 2021 after SpiceJet’s subsidiary SpiceShuttle pulled out due to some operational difficulties amid the Covid-19 pandemic
India's first seaplane lands at Kochi lake for refueling ahead of its inauguration in Gujarat on October 25, 2020. (PTI Photo)
India's first seaplane lands at Kochi lake for refueling ahead of its inauguration in Gujarat on October 25, 2020. (PTI Photo)

BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain moves SC against rape case registration order

Published on Aug 18, 2022 03:07 PM IST
Hussain submitted the high court failed to appreciate he is a public figure and is being sought to be falsely implicated with “malicious intent”
BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain. (PTI)
BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain. (PTI)

'No terror angle': Maharashtra deputy CM on boat found with 3 Ak-47s, bullets

Updated on Aug 18, 2022 04:39 PM IST
Local police officials told news agency ANI a lifeboat had also been recovered and that both vessels were empty when found.
Case filled with 3 assault rifle and live bullets found off Maharashtra coast
Case filled with 3 assault rifle and live bullets found off Maharashtra coast

Rahul asks PM Modi on BJP 'support' to rape accused: ‘Are you not ashamed’

Published on Aug 18, 2022 02:55 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi cited the examples of rape cases in Unnao and Hathras in Uttar Pradesh, Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir and now Gujarat where the government this week released those convicted of rape and murder in the 2002 Bilkis Bano case.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.(HT_PRINT)
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.(HT_PRINT)
PTI |

Centre blocks 8 YouTube channels for spreading fake news, and monetising them

Updated on Aug 18, 2022 02:17 PM IST
The blocked YouTube channels had a cumulative viewership of over 114 crores, and were subscribed by over 85 lakh users, the I&B ministry said
For representational purposes only. (REUTERS Photo)
For representational purposes only. (REUTERS Photo)
ByDeeksha Bhardwaj

Tikait reiterates demand for Union minister Ajay Mishra Teni’s dismissal

Updated on Aug 18, 2022 02:11 PM IST
Farmer leaders congregated in Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur Kheri, where Teni’s son allegedly mowed down farmers protesting against the now-repealed farm laws, for a 75-hour long sit-in protest
Rakesh Tikait. (HT PHOTO)
Rakesh Tikait. (HT PHOTO)

Nitish Kumar on party MLA's objection to cabinet expansion: ‘Not possible…’

Published on Aug 18, 2022 01:37 PM IST
The Nitish Kumar-Tejashwi Yadav cabinet included 31 ministers earlier this week.
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar (left) with deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav in Patna last week. (Santosh Kumar/HT Photo)
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar (left) with deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav in Patna last week. (Santosh Kumar/HT Photo)
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