Breaking highlights: Days after Maharashtra cabinet expansion, portfolios distributed. Fadnavis keeps home, finance

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  • Aug 14, 2022 10:44 PM IST

    Congress to have three ministers in Nitish’s new govt

    Nitish Kumar, who took oath as the chief minister along with his deputy Tejashwi Prasad Yadav on August 10, is set to expand his cabinet any time after August 15. Read More

  • Aug 14, 2022 10:43 PM IST

    Remains of soldier found 38 years later after he went missing in Siachen

    The remains of a soldier from Uttarakhand’s Haldwani, who went missing in Siachen in 1984, have been found 38 years later at the world’s highest battlefield. Read More

  • Aug 14, 2022 07:34 PM IST

    'It should be our resolve that by 2047…’: President Murmu in maiden Independence Day eve address

    Addressing the nation on the eve of 75th anniversary of India's independence, President Droupadi Murmu on Sunday said that it should be our collective resolve to fully realise the dream of our freedom fighters by 2047, when the country will celebrate a century of years as an independent nation. Read More

  • Aug 14, 2022 06:36 PM IST

    World looks towards India for managing diversity: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

    Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Sunday said the whole world looks towards India for managing diversity. Speaking at a function on 'Bharat@2047: My Vision My Action' in Nagpur city of Maharashtra, Bhagwat also said an "Akhand Bharat" will happen when people stop being scared. Read More

  • Aug 14, 2022 06:27 PM IST

    Rakesh Jhunjhunwala's death: Breach Candy Hospital issues first statement

    Ace stock market investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, who passed away at the age of 62 on Sunday, had a sudden cardiac arrest which was the cause of his death, Dr Pratit Samdani of Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai said in an official statement. Read More

  • Aug 14, 2022 05:35 PM IST

    ‘India gained independence with us…’: Imran Khan praises India, again. Watch

    Imran Khan, former Pakistan prime minister, vented out his frustration against the Shehbaz Sharif government yet again by showering praise on India. Read More

  • Aug 14, 2022 05:03 PM IST

    Maharashtra cabinet portfolios allocated, Fadnavis keeps home and finance

    Days after the Maharashtra cabinet expansion, portfolios have been allocated to ministers, with chief minister Eknath Shinde keeping the urban development ministry and his deputy Devendra Fadnavis home and finance. Read More

  • Aug 14, 2022 04:07 PM IST

    ‘Totally unacceptable’: Kerala governor on KT Jaleel's ‘Azad Kashmir’ remark

    Kerala governor Arif Mohammed Khan on Sunday criticised the remarks made by ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF) leader KT Jaleel on Kashmir and said it was "totally unacceptable". Read More

  • Aug 14, 2022 03:34 PM IST

    Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, ‘India’s Warren Buffet’, to be paid last respects today

    Rakesh Jhunjhunwala - who was often called ‘India’s Warren Buffet' - would be paid last respects in Mumbai on Sunday evening where the final rites of the billionaire investor would be performed. Read More

  • Aug 14, 2022 03:08 PM IST

    Xi’s Saudi visit will signal his confidence in getting re-elected as party boss

    Chinese President Xi Jinping’s expected visit to oil rich Saudi Arabia could well be an indication of his confidence in his re-election as the general secretary of the Communist Party of China, which will establish his further grip on power and make him the eternal leader. Read More

  • Aug 14, 2022 01:28 PM IST

    Rain lashes parts of Delhi

  • Aug 14, 2022 01:14 PM IST

    Union minister Pashupati Paras' RLJP rules out rumours of split post Bihar upheaval

    The Rashtriya Lok Janata Party of Union minister Pashupati Kumar Paras on Sunday debunked "rumors" that three of its five MPs were planning to jump ship and join Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's JD(U).

  • Aug 14, 2022 01:12 PM IST

    Independence Day: DRDO develops counter-drone systems to tackle potential threats

    DRDO has developed a counter-drone system that has been deployed near the Red Fort area in the national capital to tackle any potential threat from small drones on the occasion of Independence Day. The system can detect and deactivate drones of any size within a radius of around 4 km, said DRDO officials.

  • Aug 14, 2022 12:27 PM IST

    Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam shares video of Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, one a wheelchair, dancing to 'Kajrare'. Watch

  • Aug 14, 2022 11:57 AM IST

    8 injured, two critical, in 'terror attack' on Jerusalem bus

    Israeli police said Sunday they had arrested a suspect in a shooting attack on a bus in Jerusalem's Old City that wounded eight people, two critically and including a pregnant woman. "The terrorist is in our hands," police spokesman Kan Eli Levy told public radio hours after the attack that took place not far from the Western Wall, the holiest prayer site for Jews.

  • Aug 14, 2022 11:16 AM IST

    Amit Shah condoles Rakesh Jhunjhunwala's death

    “Anguished to learn about the passing away of Rakesh Jhunjhunwala Ji. His vast experience and understanding of the stock market have inspired countless investors. He will always be remembered for his bullish outlook. My deepest condolences to his family. Om Shanti Shanti,” Amit Shah tweets.

  • Aug 14, 2022 11:15 AM IST

    ‘My school mate’: Uday Kotak, CEO of Kotak Mahindra Bank, remembers Jhunjhunwala

  • Aug 14, 2022 11:06 AM IST

    Australia's Canberra airport evacuated after shooting, man arrested

    A shooting incident was reported at Canberra Airport in Australia, the Federal Police informed. The airport was evacuated. “One person taken into custody & a firearm was recovered. CCTV reviewed and at this time the person in custody is believed to be the only person responsible for this incident,” say police.

  • Aug 14, 2022 11:02 AM IST

    ‘Symbol of India's entrepreneurial spirit’: Scindia on Akasa Air co-founder Jhunjhunwala

    “He was a symbol of India's entrepreneurial spirit & will remain an inspiration for the youth of the country. Akasa Air was recently launched. I extend deep condolences to his family,” Union min Jyotiraditya M. Scindia on demise of ace investor and Akasa Air founder Rakesh Jhunjhunwala.

  • Aug 14, 2022 09:46 AM IST

    ‘Indomitable, insightful’: PM Modi leads tributes for Jhunjhunwala

  • Aug 14, 2022 09:37 AM IST

    India records 14,092 new Covid cases, 42 deaths

    Active caseload drops further as India records 14,092 new Covid cases; 42 deaths in 24 hours.

  • Aug 14, 2022 09:19 AM IST

    Veteran investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala dies at 62

    Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, veteran investor who was known as the Big Bull of Dalal Street, dies at 62. He was one of the co-founders of Akasa Airways.

  • Aug 14, 2022 07:21 AM IST

    Salman Rushdie ‘off ventilator and talking’, says agent

    Salman Rushdie has been taken off the ventilator and is able to talk, said his book agent Andrew Wylie, a day after The Satanic Verses author was stabbed at an event in New York. Read more

  • Aug 14, 2022 05:48 AM IST

    Policeman killed in grenade attack in J&K's Kulgam

    A grenade incident was reported yesterday night in Qaimoh Kulgam. In this terror incident, 1 police personnel namely Tahir Khan R/O Mendhar, Poonch got injured. He was shifted to GMC hospital Anantnag for treatment where he succumbed & attained martyrdom, the J&K police said in a tweet.

  • Aug 14, 2022 05:41 AM IST

    UP: 12 bodies found after boat capsizes in Yamuna river, 3 still missing

    NDRF, SDRF and police teams are carrying out rescue ops along with local divers. Three more bodies have been recovered, so far 12 dead bodies have been found. Three bodies are still missing. The flow in the river is high, creating problems in the op, said Banda SP Abhinandan speaking to ANI..

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‘KCR a brand ambassador of liquor’

Published on Oct 05, 2022 12:48 AM IST

Hyderabad Slamming chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao after a TRS leader was seen distributing liquor bottles and chicken to locals, Congress leader Madhu Yashki on Tuesday called him a “brand ambassador of liquor”

Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao (PTI)
Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao (PTI)
ByAgencies

Munugode bypoll:Stakes high for three major T’gana parties

Published on Oct 05, 2022 12:43 AM IST

Rajagopal Reddy, who defected from the Congress to the BJP on August 21, is the obvious choice of the saffron party for the bypoll to Munugode, while the Congress has named Palwai Sravanthi, daughter of former minister late Palwai Goverdhan Reddy, as its candidate on September 9

The TRS has not announced its candidate for Munugode assembly bypoll, as party president and chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR) is busy making preparations for the launch of a national party . (ANI)
The TRS has not announced its candidate for Munugode assembly bypoll, as party president and chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR) is busy making preparations for the launch of a national party . (ANI)

CBI raids 105 places over cyber crime crackdown

Updated on Oct 05, 2022 02:36 AM IST

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday conducted searches under its ‘Operation Chakra’ campaign at around 105 locations across the country against cyber-enabled financial crimes, an official said.

 (Representational image)
(Representational image)
By, New Delhi

Three of family die by suicide over intercaste marriage: Police

Published on Oct 05, 2022 12:39 AM IST

Three members of a family have allegedly ended their lives after the daughter of the family eloped with a man belonging to another caste, of Chikkaballapur district, said a police official in the know of the matter

The girl’s parents and one of the brothers are the deceased. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The girl’s parents and one of the brothers are the deceased. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
By, Bengaluru

Political slugfest erupts over Mesta’s closure report

Published on Oct 05, 2022 12:38 AM IST

The CBI filed a ‘B’ report or closure report in the death case of Mesta who became the face of the BJP poll campaign in the run up to the 2018 assembly elections.

Paresh Mesta (HT Photo)
Paresh Mesta (HT Photo)
By, Bengaluru

ED launches probe into Chinese app that ‘cheated’ jobseekers

Updated on Oct 05, 2022 12:38 AM IST

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has initiated probe into a Chinese-controlled mobile app, Keepsharer, that allegedly duped youngsters claiming to provide part-time jobs that included liking and uploading celebrity videos on social media platforms

The ED said at least 12 entities in Bengaluru are linked to the app and seized funds worth <span class='webrupee'>₹</span> 5.85 crore. (PTI)
The ED said at least 12 entities in Bengaluru are linked to the app and seized funds worth 5.85 crore. (PTI)
By, Bengaluru

CBI files closure report in Paresh Mesta death case, calls it accident

Updated on Oct 05, 2022 12:37 AM IST

Mesta’s body was recovered from a pond “under mysterious circumstances” in Honnavar on December 6, 2017, soon after which communal riots broke out in the area.

18-year-old Paresh Mesta (HT Photo)
18-year-old Paresh Mesta (HT Photo)
By, Bengaluru

No official candidate, trying to create such notion is wrong

Updated on Oct 05, 2022 12:36 AM IST

‘I believe the contest has brought welcome attention to the party. It is healthy for the party workers to decide who should lead them. I believe the victor in a free and fair election gains legitimacy from the process. So, I will not be seeking Mr Kharge’s withdrawal in the name of consensus’

Congress presidential candidate Shashi Tharoor said his main objective in this election is to strengthen the party to take on the formidable BJP machinery. (PTI)
Congress presidential candidate Shashi Tharoor said his main objective in this election is to strengthen the party to take on the formidable BJP machinery. (PTI)

More programmes on radio prompt TN parties to allege Hindi imposition

Published on Oct 05, 2022 12:35 AM IST

During Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Chennai on May 26 to launch several infrastructure projects, chief minister Stalin had said: “Tamil should be made the official language of the Union on par with Hindi and recognised as the court language in the high court”

The Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam led by G Vaiko announced a protest on October 6 in Chennai against the increase in runtime of Hindi programmes in radio broadcasts and the National Education Policy (NEP)-2020. (HT Archives)
The Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam led by G Vaiko announced a protest on October 6 in Chennai against the increase in runtime of Hindi programmes in radio broadcasts and the National Education Policy (NEP)-2020. (HT Archives)
By, Chennai

Kerala police deny report on its officials’ PFI links

Updated on Oct 05, 2022 02:26 AM IST

Police media centre deputy director V P Pramod Kumar in a statement said “the report was baseless and no such list was handed over to the state police chief Anil Kant”.

Reports claimed that some policemen leaked vital information to the PFI before recent raids conducted by the NIA and after the bandh which led to large-scale violence in Kerala. (PTI)
Reports claimed that some policemen leaked vital information to the PFI before recent raids conducted by the NIA and after the bandh which led to large-scale violence in Kerala. (PTI)
By, Thiruvananthapuram

Himachal govt withdraws ‘character certificate’ order for journalists to cover PM visit

Published on Oct 05, 2022 12:34 AM IST

On Wednesday, PM Narendra Modi is scheduled to inaugurate and launch work on projects worth ₹3,650 crore including All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bilaspur, before addressing a rally at Luhnu ground on the banks of the Beas

Security arrangements underway at the Dhalpur Ground where Prime Minister Narendra Modi will participate in the Kullu Dussehra celebrations on October 5, on Tuesday. (ANI)
Security arrangements underway at the Dhalpur Ground where Prime Minister Narendra Modi will participate in the Kullu Dussehra celebrations on October 5, on Tuesday. (ANI)
By, Dharamshala:

Registration mandatory for sale, distribution of medical devices: Centre

Updated on Oct 05, 2022 02:40 AM IST

“Any person who intends to sell, stock, exhibit or offer for sale or distribute a medical device including in vitro diagnostic medical device, shall make an application in Form MD-41 to the State Licensing Authority for grant of registration certificate to sell, stock, exhibit or offer for sale or distribution,” read the health ministry notification regarding Medical Devices (fifth amendment) Rules 2022.

The Centre has made it mandatory to have a registration certificate for the sale and distribution of medical devices. (Bloomberg)
The Centre has made it mandatory to have a registration certificate for the sale and distribution of medical devices. (Bloomberg)
By, New Delhi

9-yr-old dresses up as Durga, walks on potholes in Hubballi

Published on Oct 05, 2022 12:27 AM IST

The little girl’s attempt on social media is part of larger efforts by several other groups who have come up with creative ideas to draw the attention of the local administration.

Harshita dressed up as Goddess Durga, in Hubballi. (HT Photo)
Harshita dressed up as Goddess Durga, in Hubballi. (HT Photo)
By, Bengaluru

Only an independent judiciary key for good governance: SC judge BV Nagarathna

Updated on Oct 05, 2022 04:33 AM IST

“The independence of judges is most crucial in achieving good governance under the Constitution,” said Supreme Court judge BV Nagarathna, as she delivered a lecture on “Revisiting the Judicial Trajectory on Good Governance”.

Only an independent judiciary can achieve good governance in a democracy, said Supreme Court judge BV Nagarathna (Agencies)
Only an independent judiciary can achieve good governance in a democracy, said Supreme Court judge BV Nagarathna (Agencies)
By, New Delhi

Gujarat demolition drive protests turn violent

Updated on Oct 05, 2022 02:29 AM IST

The demolitions are part of a drive undertaken by the Gujarat government over the past few days to remove illegal structures from the state's Saurashtra region.

Porbandar, Oct 04 (ANI): Police personnel stop a crowd of locals over a demolition drive in Porbandar's Memonwada area on Tuesday. (ANI Photo) (ANI pic service)
Porbandar, Oct 04 (ANI): Police personnel stop a crowd of locals over a demolition drive in Porbandar's Memonwada area on Tuesday. (ANI Photo) (ANI pic service)
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