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  • Nov 15, 2021 11:06 PM IST

    Srinagar encounter: House owner, injured in terrorist fire, succumbs to injuries, say police

    Kashmir Police said that the house owner, who was injured in terrorist fire, succumbed to his injuries. “#Terrorists have been hiding on top floor of his building. As per source and digital evidence, he has been working as #terror associate. Search is still going on,” Kashmir IGP said. 

  • Nov 15, 2021 10:38 PM IST

    Fire breaks out at Samsung service centre in Kanjurmarg, Mumbai; no injuries reported

    A level 2 fire broke out at a Samsung Service centre near Kanjurmarg Police station, in Kanjurmarg East. Fire was reported at 8.59pm. Mumbai Fire Brigade sent 8 fire engines, 4 water tankers to the spot. No injuries reported.

  • Nov 15, 2021 10:33 PM IST

    ‘Meeting today was to seek states' ideas in pushing growth forward': Nirmala Sitharaman

    “The meeting today was basically to seek states' ideas in pushing growth forward, since in many of the issues such as manufacturing, development and investment, it is the states who do from the forefront, support from the Centre being there always,” Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said after meeting with states. 

  • Nov 15, 2021 09:38 PM IST

    TN reports 802 new Covid-19 cases, 12 deaths 

    Tamil Nadu reported 802 new Covid-19 cases and 12 deaths. So far, 2,715,632 total confirmed infections have been reported and the death toll climbed to 36,296.

  • Nov 15, 2021 09:21 PM IST

    Supporters of former RJD MLA attack East Champaran DM's cavalcade at Nonimal

    East Champaran DM cavalcade attacked by supporters of former RJD MLA at Nonimal under Pakridayal sub division during panchayat polls. Four policemen injured. 

  • Nov 15, 2021 09:01 PM IST

    Modi to address inaugural session of 82nd All India Presiding Officers' conference on Nov 17

    PM Narendra Modi will address the inaugural session of 82nd All India Presiding Officers’ Conference on Nov 17, via video conferencing, reports ANI citing the PMO.

  • Nov 15, 2021 08:42 PM IST

    Madras HC Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee transferred as Chief Justice of Meghalaya HC

    Madras High Court Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee transferred as the Chief Justice to Meghalaya High Court, as per the Department of Justice, reports ANI.

  • Nov 15, 2021 08:40 PM IST

    Hyderpora encounter: Police say another militant killed, operations continue

    With the death of one more unidentified terrorist in the encounter by police forces in Hyderpora, Srinagar, so far, two militants have died.

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  • Nov 15, 2021 08:15 PM IST

    BJP leaders from Punjab, Delhi meets Amit Shah for reopening Kartarpur corridor

    BJP delegation meets Union home minister Amit Shah for the reopening of Kartarpur corridor. (Twitter/@ANI)
    BJP delegation meets Union home minister Amit Shah for the reopening of Kartarpur corridor. (Twitter/@ANI)

    A delegation of BJP leaders from Punjab and Delhi met Union home minister Amit Shah for the reopening of the Kartarpur Corridor, reports ANI.

  • Nov 15, 2021 08:02 PM IST

    UK raises terrorism threat level to 'severe' after explosion outside Liverpool hospital

    The United Kingdom said that the terrorism threat level in the country has been raised to 'severe', reports AFP. The level indicates that an attack is highly likely. 

  • Nov 15, 2021 07:03 PM IST

    Asaduddin Owaisi to expand AIMIM to Rajasthan, contest next state assembly elections

    All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) leader Asaduddin Owaisi said that he would expand his party's presence to Rajasthan in the coming days and would “definitely” contest the state assembly elections there, reports ANI. 

  • Nov 15, 2021 06:45 PM IST

    Overall exports in October estimated at $56.51 billion, growth of 35.16% from last year: Commerce ministry

    The Union ministry of commerce and industry said that the overall exports in October 2021 are estimated to be $56.51 billion, a growth of 35.16% over the same period last year and a growth of 29.13% over October 2019, reports ANI. 

  • Nov 15, 2021 06:38 PM IST

    1 unidentified terrorist killed in encounter at Hyderpora, Srinagar: Police

    The Police said that one unidentified terrorist has been killed during encounter at Hyderpora, Srinagar.

  • Nov 15, 2021 06:13 PM IST

    Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance calls govt officials to address concerns on cryptofinance

    During the meeting between the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance and industry associations and experts on the matter of crypto finance, there was an understanding that cryptocurrency can’t be stopped but it must be regulated, reports ANI.

  • Nov 15, 2021 05:32 PM IST

    Singapore to launch Vaccinated Travel Lane for fully jabbed travelers from India

    Singapore will launch on November 29, a Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) for fully vaccinated passengers from India, the country's diplomatic mission here said in a tweet. 

  • Nov 15, 2021 04:40 PM IST

    PM Modi to lay foundation stone for project by Bharat Dynamics Limited in Jhansi on Nov 19

    Defence secretary Ajay Kumar said that PM Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of the first project worth 400 crore for propulsion for anti-tank guided missiles by Bharat Dynamics Limited in Jhansi on November 19. 

    Modi will also hand over the HAL-manufactured Light Combat Helicopter to the Indian Air Force chief and the DRDO-developed advanced electronic warfare suite for the Indian Navy which will be put on its modern warships including the INS Vikrant, reports ANI.

  • Nov 15, 2021 04:01 PM IST

    2 journalists, arrested in Tripura on charges of publishing false news, granted bail 

    Samriddhi Sakunia and Swarna Jha, the two journalists arrested on charges of publishing false news aimed at disrupting communal harmony, have been granted bail by a court in Gomati district, reports ANI.

  • Nov 15, 2021 03:47 PM IST

    Bihar CM rules out review of liquor law

    Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar said that there would be no review of the liquor law in the state.

  • Nov 15, 2021 03:30 PM IST

    Former Mumbai cop Sachin Vaze sent to 14-day judicial custody in extortion case

    Former Mumbai police officer Sachin Vaze has been sent to judicial custody for 14 days till November 29 by a city court. He would be lodged at the Taloja jail in Navi Mumbai.

  • Nov 15, 2021 03:21 PM IST

    Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance meeting to discuss CryptoFinance begins 

    Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance meeting with associations and industry experts to discuss the opportunities and challenges in cryptofinance has begun.

  • Nov 15, 2021 02:44 PM IST

    SP chief Akhilesh Yadav says BJP govt of compromising on quality of Purvanchal Expressway

    Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav accuses BJP government of compromising on quality of Purvanchal Expressway in bid to lower project cost, reports PTI.

  • Nov 15, 2021 02:12 PM IST

    Wholesale inflation rises sharply to 5-month high of 12.54%

    India’s wholesale inflation rose sharply to a five-month high of 12.54% in October led by fuel prices.

  • Nov 15, 2021 01:39 PM IST

    Former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh sent to 14-day judicial custody in PMLA case

    Former Home Minister of State Anil Deshmukh send to judicial custody by a Special PMLA Court for fourteen days. Deshmukh was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) under various sections of PMLA. 

  • Nov 15, 2021 12:09 PM IST

    Gopal Rai to hold meeting with Delhi metro, DTC today

    Delhi environment minister Gopal Rai to hold a meeting with DMRC, DTC (Delhi Transport Corporation) officers today. Strengthening of public transport in wake of pollution crisis and increasing the number of rounds of Metro and DTC will be taken up for discussion.

  • Nov 15, 2021 11:24 AM IST

    ‘All about bashing farmers': SC on Delhi govt's affidavit on air pollution

    During hearing on air pollution in Delhi, Supreme Court says the affidavit by the city government is all about bashing farmers and how the entire cause is stubble burning.

  • Nov 15, 2021 10:51 AM IST

     Ready to implement complete lockdown to control pollution: Delhi govt tells SC

    Delhi Government tells Supreme Court that it is ready to impose complete lockdown in Delhi to control air pollution; suggested the court that it would be meaningful if lockdown is implemented across the NCR areas in neighboring states.

  • Nov 15, 2021 10:28 AM IST

    ‘Today is an emotional day for me': PM Modi on Janjatiya Gaurav Diwas

    I have spent a large part of my life with tribal brothers and sisters and children. I have been a witness to their joys and sorrows, daily lives and the necessities of their lives. So, today is also an emotional day for me personally, says PM Narendra Modi on Janjatiya Gaurav Diwas.

  • Nov 15, 2021 10:22 AM IST

    Delhi's AQI improves marginally, still in 'very poor' category

    Delhi's air quality on Monday saw marginal improvement as it reached the lower end of the 'very poor' category with Air Quality Index (AQI) at 318, according to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR). Read More

  • Nov 15, 2021 09:17 AM IST

    India sees further fall in daily Covid tally with 10,229 new cases

    India's daily Covid-19 tally fall to 10,229 on Monday, while the number active cases fall to lowest in 17 months. According to the updated data by the Union health ministry, India's Active caseload stands at 1,34,096; lowest in 523 days.

  • Nov 15, 2021 08:57 AM IST

    Fire breaks out in Delhi's Nangloi area; 4 people sustain burn injuries

    Fire broke out a out at a house in Delhi's Nangloi area, due to an LPG cylinder. Three fire tenders rushed to the site. Four persons sustained burn injuries, news agency ANI reported citing fire department.

  • Nov 15, 2021 08:54 AM IST

    China's factory output, retail sales see surprise jump in October

    China's economy showed signs of stabilising in October, according to data on Monday, with retail sales and factory output beating expectations as a power supply crisis appeared to ease.

  • Nov 15, 2021 07:59 AM IST

    Parliamentary committee to meet crypto industry players today

    A parliamentary committee on finance is likely to hold a meeting of top stakeholders of the crypto industry on Monday, according to multiple reports. The meeting, reported to be a closed-door one, will have participants from top crypto exchanges, members of the Blockchain and Crypto Assets Council (BACC) among others.

  • Nov 15, 2021 06:39 AM IST

    Northeast separatism: Colonel's death brings China role back in focus

    A deadly ambush near the Myanmar border in Manipur that killed five soldiers, including a colonel, his wife and their eight-year-old son, has brought China’s possible support to insurgencies in India’s Northeast back in focus, and the neighbour may be plotting to foment trouble in the region amid border tensions, China watchers and security officials said on Sunday. Read More

  • Nov 15, 2021 06:06 AM IST

    Delhi air pollution: AAP to submit proposal on lockdown today

    The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government in Delhi will submit a proposal on lockdown and its modalities to the Supreme Court on Monday, in view of the rising air pollution in the city. It comes days after the apex court had asked the central and city government-led by Arvind Kejriwal to take immediate steps to improve the air quality in Delhi and suggested measures such as stopping vehicles and clamping a lockdown in the national capital.

  • Nov 15, 2021 06:05 AM IST

    Intel to 9-hr gunbattle: How the Gadchiroli encounter unfolded

    There was an eerie silence on Sunday in the hillocks of Alondi, where 26 Maoists were killed in a nine-hour-long encounter by police, with security personnel scanning the jungles in the hunt for rebels, who fled after the security operation a day earlier.

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Unbecoming of Tripura govt to indulge in whataboutery, SC told

Appearing for the petitioner Ehtesham Hashmi, advocate Prashant Bhushan condemned the state government’s remarks that why such probes were not sought during violence in West Bengal and other states.
Prashant Bhushan was referring to the affidavit filed by the state last week in response to Hashmi’s plea alleging complicity and inaction of the state police in it.
Prashant Bhushan was referring to the affidavit filed by the state last week in response to Hashmi’s plea alleging complicity and inaction of the state police in it.
Published on Jan 25, 2022 04:04 AM IST
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ByAbraham Thomas, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Israeli envoy recalls key role of India in WW-I

Naor Gilon recalled his visits last year along with EAM S Jaishankar to “some places commemorating more than 900 Indian soldiers buried in Israel”. These were soldiers “who fought during World War 1 as part of the British Indian army to liberate this area that later became Israel”, he said.
Israeli ambassador to India Naor Gilon said Jews have lived “for over 2,000 years in India in total equality and peacefully”.(ANI)
Israeli ambassador to India Naor Gilon said Jews have lived “for over 2,000 years in India in total equality and peacefully”.(ANI)
Published on Jan 25, 2022 04:01 AM IST
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By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

RS, LS to run in shifts for Budget session: Officials

The Rajya Sabha is likely to work during the morning shift, and the Lok Sabha may convene next.
The Union Budget will be presented by finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the Lok Sabha at 11am on February 1.(Reuters)
The Union Budget will be presented by finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the Lok Sabha at 11am on February 1.(Reuters)
Published on Jan 25, 2022 03:05 AM IST
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Ahead of Republic Day, BSF ups Indo-Pak border vigil amid high alert

Ahead of Republic Day celebrations and amid intelligence inputs of possible strikes by rogue elements from Pakistan, BSF has put its troops on high alert on and along Indo-Pak border
BSF Jammu Frontier IG DK Boora addresses the media in Jammu on Monday. He said keeping in view the forthcoming Republic Day and security situation to deal with any nefarious attempt of anti-national elements from across the border, troops of the BSF Jammu frontier have been on high alert on and along the Indo-Pak border. (HT Photo)
BSF Jammu Frontier IG DK Boora addresses the media in Jammu on Monday. He said keeping in view the forthcoming Republic Day and security situation to deal with any nefarious attempt of anti-national elements from across the border, troops of the BSF Jammu frontier have been on high alert on and along the Indo-Pak border. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 25, 2022 03:17 AM IST
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‘Half-hearted reply an injustice’: Centre asks time in marital rape hearing

Solicitor general Tushar Mehta, who appeared for the Centre, said that the issue should not be seen from a “microscopic angle” and several considerations would be considered by the government while formulating its stand.
The Delhi High Court gave the Centre 10 days to clarify its position.(Representational Image)
The Delhi High Court gave the Centre 10 days to clarify its position.(Representational Image)
Published on Jan 25, 2022 02:04 AM IST
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In rebuttal to Gadkari, Stalin says TN prioritises NHAI projects

Stalin said the public works minister had met Gadkari in Delhi on October 12 last year to brief him on the steps that are being taken for speedy implementation of NHAI projects.
Chief minister MK Stalin also blamed the NHAI for causing certain delays. (PTI)
Chief minister MK Stalin also blamed the NHAI for causing certain delays. (PTI)
Published on Jan 25, 2022 01:08 AM IST
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By, Chennai

AP employees reject govt’s talk offer on pay revision

Rejecting a reconciliatory gesture from the Andhra Pradesh government for negotiations on the contentious pay revision issue, the state employees’ unions on Monday served a strike notice with effect from February 7
State advocate general Subrahmanyam Sriram said the government had all the rights to fix the pay hike based on so many considerations. (PTI)
State advocate general Subrahmanyam Sriram said the government had all the rights to fix the pay hike based on so many considerations. (PTI)
Published on Jan 25, 2022 01:06 AM IST
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KCR writes to Modi against IAS rule change

The department of personnel and training (DoPT) wrote to the states on January 12 that the central government proposes to amend Rule 6 (deputation of cadre officers) of the Indian Administrative Service (Cadre) Rules 1954.
Chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao said the amendments were nothing but amending the Constitution of India relating to the Centre-State relations. (PTI)
Chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao said the amendments were nothing but amending the Constitution of India relating to the Centre-State relations. (PTI)
Updated on Jan 25, 2022 02:58 AM IST
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TN girl suicide: HC asks man who shot video to submit phone to police

The girl’s father on Friday moved the Madurai bench of the Madras high court seeking a CB-CID probe.
The BJP has demanded that Tamil Nadu bring an anti-conversion law. (Representative)
The BJP has demanded that Tamil Nadu bring an anti-conversion law. (Representative)
Published on Jan 25, 2022 01:01 AM IST
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Court asks CBI to file reply on Indrani’s plea claiming Sheena is alive

ndrani has also sought to know the steps taken on her application addressed to CBI director Subodh Kumar Jaiswal in November 2021 requesting the agency to investigate this aspect
Indrani Mukerjea is being prosecuted along with three others for allegedly killing Sheena Bora. (Archive)
Indrani Mukerjea is being prosecuted along with three others for allegedly killing Sheena Bora. (Archive)
Published on Jan 25, 2022 12:59 AM IST
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Solar case defamation suit: Achuthanandan ordered to pay 10.1 lakh to Chandy

Chandy filed a defamation suit in 2014, saying that the grave charges invited embarrassment to him and sullied his image.
In an interview to a news channel in 2013, VS Achuthanandan, then the opposition leader, alleged that CM Oommen Chandy was behind the fictitious solar firm and that he knew about the cheating case. (PTI File)
In an interview to a news channel in 2013, VS Achuthanandan, then the opposition leader, alleged that CM Oommen Chandy was behind the fictitious solar firm and that he knew about the cheating case. (PTI File)
Updated on Jan 25, 2022 02:59 AM IST
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Andhra cop suspended for ‘torturing’ Dalit woman in custody

Earlier, a video of the Dalit woman, a resident of Lakshminagar Colony in Chittoor town, went viral on social media.
The constable, V Suresh Babu of Chittoor Town-1 police station, has been suspended on charges of manhandling a woman in the theft case, pending further inquiry. (Representative)
The constable, V Suresh Babu of Chittoor Town-1 police station, has been suspended on charges of manhandling a woman in the theft case, pending further inquiry. (Representative)
Published on Jan 25, 2022 12:57 AM IST
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Jharkhand: 17 arrested over ‘Kolhan Estate’ recruitment, attack on police

Those arrested have been booked under several sections of the Indian Penal Code, including sedition, Chaibasa’s deputy superintendent of police Dilip Khalko said
At least 10 policemen and one civilian were injured in incident in Chaibasa district of Jharkhand
At least 10 policemen and one civilian were injured in incident in Chaibasa district of Jharkhand
Updated on Jan 25, 2022 03:18 AM IST
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By, Hindustan Times, Ranchi

Kerala orders probe against hospital after transgender’s suicide

Six months after a 28-year-old transgender activist died by suicide allegedly due to medical complications from her sex re-assignment surgery, the Kerala government on Monday ordered a high-level inquiry into the incident
The activist underwent the surgery at a private hospital in Ernakulam in 2020. (Representative)
The activist underwent the surgery at a private hospital in Ernakulam in 2020. (Representative)
Published on Jan 25, 2022 12:54 AM IST
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Kolar: Row after school allows students to offer namaz

A video of the students offering namaz inside the classroom, which was allegedly shot on Friday, surfaced on social media on Sunday.
Protesters alleged that prayers have been allowed in the school since December last year.(HT Photo | Representational Image)
Protesters alleged that prayers have been allowed in the school since December last year.(HT Photo | Representational Image)
Updated on Jan 25, 2022 03:22 AM IST
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