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  • Dec 07, 2021 11:24 PM IST

    Gujarat adds 61 new Covid-19 cases, 39 more recoveries

    Gujarat on Tuesday added 61 new cases of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, taking the caseload to 827,806. The tally of recoveries went up to 817,339 with 39 patients getting discharged. 

  • Dec 07, 2021 11:03 PM IST

    Biden-Putin meet: Biden to call European leaders

    The meet focussed on Biden telling Putin the ramifications of Russia's invasion of Ukraine 

  • Dec 07, 2021 10:32 PM IST

    Will make every effort to unite all non-BJP parties: NCP

    The NCP on Tuesday said it will make every effort to form a broad-based alliance of parties, including the Congress, to take on the BJP in 2024, but distanced itself from Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee's barbs at the grand old party, reports PTI

  • Dec 07, 2021 10:17 PM IST

    TMC delegation to meet Shah on Tuesday

    A delegation of TMC leaders will meet home minister Amit Shah in Parliament tomorrow at 3.45 pm on AFSPA issue in the wake of anti-insurgency operation that went awry in Nagaland's Mon, ANI reported

  • Dec 07, 2021 10:08 PM IST

    Chile approves same-sex marriage bill, reports AFP

    Same-sex marriage bill approved in Chile

  • Dec 07, 2021 10:04 PM IST

    Not more severe than Delta: Fauci

    Omicron Covid variant 'almost certainly' not more severe than Delta, reports AFP quoting top US scientist Fauci

  • Dec 07, 2021 09:29 PM IST

    Cong to meet kin of deceased civilians killed in Nagaland anti-insurgency operation tomorrow

    Congress delegation will visit Nagaland tomorrow to meet the families of those who died in an anti-insurgency operation that went awry in the Mon district on Saturday,  Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi told news agency ANI. 

  • Dec 07, 2021 09:04 PM IST

    Former Royal Guard of Saudi Arabia allegedly involved in Khashoggi murder arrested 

    One of the suspected killers of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was arrested at an airport in Paris, reports Reuters. 

  • Dec 07, 2021 08:51 PM IST

    Biden-Putin virtual summit begins

    Virtual summit between Putin and Biden begins, reports AFP citing Russian news agencies

  • Dec 07, 2021 07:45 PM IST

    12 foreign returnees untraceable in Thane

    Maharashtra's Thane district reports 12 recent foreign returnees are untraceable. 

  • Dec 07, 2021 07:22 PM IST

    Bengal CM asks police to keep an eye on BSF

    Mamata Banerjee's order was directed at police officials serving in districts which share borders with adjoining districts. 

  • Dec 07, 2021 06:34 PM IST

    Explosion in Kabul

    News agencies reported an explosion in Kabul's police district 2 on Tuesday afternoon. 

  • Dec 07, 2021 06:05 PM IST

    VL-SRSAM test fired successfully 

    The DRDO conducted the test-firing off the Odisha coast. 

  • Dec 07, 2021 05:44 PM IST

    Congress interim prez to address parliamentary meet

    Sonia Gandhi will address the meet in Parliament's Central Hall in Tuesday

  • Dec 07, 2021 05:41 PM IST

    Former Aircel promoter not granted diplomatic immunity

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected the plea filed by former Aircel promoter C Sivasankaran who sought diplomatic immunity against prosecution by the central bureau of investigation (CBI) in a pending criminal case against him.

  • Dec 07, 2021 05:34 PM IST

    38 killed, 69 seriously injured in Burundi prison fire

    38 killed, 69 seriously injured in Burundi prison fire, reports AFP citing nation's vice president

  • Dec 07, 2021 05:23 PM IST

    Farm unions' decision on protest withdrawal on Dec 8

    SKM’s meeting inconclusive, farm unions to meet at 2pm on Dec 8 to decide on withdrawing protests.

  • Dec 07, 2021 05:18 PM IST

    Farm leaders says SKM meeting adjourned

    SKM’s meeting has been adjourned and likely to continue tomorrow

  • Dec 07, 2021 05:04 PM IST

    Stubble burning, farmers to be out of purview of NCR anti-pollution law

    Centre agrees to take farmers and stubble burning out of the purview of NCR anti-pollution law, people familiar with the developments told HT. They also said that electricity amendment bill that farmers are opposed to will be withdrawn. 

  • Dec 07, 2021 04:59 PM IST

    Haryana may withdraw all cases against farmers

    Haryana to withdraw all cases against farmers except a few cases related to rape and murder, people familiar with the developments told HT

  • Dec 07, 2021 04:58 PM IST

    Farmers to take out victory march

    Farmers likely to take out victory march on Dec 8 before returning home, people familiar with the developments told HT

  • Dec 07, 2021 04:43 PM IST

    Haryana farmers demand withdrawal of cases

    Haryana farm leaders told the SKM leaders that the government should take back cases first, then they will call -off agitation while the Punjab unions wants to call-off stir immediately, said a farmer leader from Haryana attending the presser said. 

  • Dec 07, 2021 04:37 PM IST

    Farmer leaders to take part in a committee proposed by Centre

    SKM to take part in a committee proposed by Centre to resolve all outstanding issues with farmers, compensation for farmers likely. Protests likely to continue till concrete steps are taken

  • Dec 07, 2021 04:31 PM IST

    Panama and Paradise Paper Leaks: Undisclosed credits amounting to 20,353 cr detected

    Govt announces undisclosed credits amounting to 20,353 crore were detected with respect to 930 India-linked entities in Panama and Paradise Paper Leaks, reports PTI

  • Dec 07, 2021 04:25 PM IST

    Countering of Financing of Terrorism Cell (CFT Cell) formed by MHA

    CFT Cell formed by the Union home ministry

  • Dec 07, 2021 04:15 PM IST

    Scindia takes stock of preparedness at airports

    Civil aviation minister  Scindia takes stock of preparations amid Omicron spread. 

  • Dec 07, 2021 03:59 PM IST

    Delhi CM Kejriwal promises free education to children of SC community

    AAP national convener and Delhi chief minister today announced four guarantees for SC community- free education to each child, free coaching for professional courses, free medical treatment for each member of the family, and financial assistance to those children who want to go abroad for graduation or post graduation. He repeated his guarantee of monthly payment of 1000 to all women above the age of 18

  • Dec 07, 2021 03:36 PM IST

    Hornbill Festival called off

    Nagaland government has called off the remaining three days of the ongoing 22nd edition of its iconic Hornbill Festival in solidarity with the Konyak community who lost 14 young men in the firing incidents in Mon district on December 4 and 5

  • Dec 07, 2021 03:32 PM IST

    Rajinikanth and Sasikala meet

    Expelled AIADMK leader V K Sasikala meets Rajinikanth (Ramesh Babu)
    Expelled AIADMK leader V K Sasikala meets Rajinikanth (Ramesh Babu)

    Expelled AIADMK leader V K Sasikala meets Rajinikanth at his residence to congratulate him on receiving the Dadasaheb Palke award.

  • Dec 07, 2021 03:31 PM IST

    RS adjourned for the day

    Rajya Sabha proceedings adjourned for the day as opposition demands of revocation of suspension of 12 MPs.

  • Dec 07, 2021 03:26 PM IST

    Explosion rocks Iraq's Basra; 4 dead and 20 injured

    A car bomb blast in southern Iraq's Basra caused multiple casualties. 

  • Dec 07, 2021 03:15 PM IST

    PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti says 'Gandhi's India turning into Godse's India'

    The former J-K CM was referring to the recent arrests of Kashmiri students who cheered for Pakistan during a recent tournament where both teams faced each other in UP. She said that there was a time when both sets of people praised both Pakistani and Indian cricket teams. 

  • Dec 07, 2021 03:06 PM IST

    Punjab Lok Congress chief meets Union minister

    Amarinder with Gajendra Singh Shekhawat
    Amarinder with Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

    Punjab Lok Congress founder Captain Amarinder Singh at a luncheon meeting with Union minister and BJP in-charge for Punjab, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat at Mohinder Bagh, Siswan on Tuesday.

  • Dec 07, 2021 02:28 PM IST

    Red caps mean red alert: PM attacks SP

    "The 'red caps' want to form government to show leniency towards terrorists, to bring them out of jails. So always remember that the 'red caps' are red alert for UP; they are bells to danger," Prime Minister Narendra Modi takes a swipe at Samajwadi Party at a rally in Gorakhpur.

  • Dec 07, 2021 02:24 PM IST

    At Gorakhpur, PM attacks former UP govt for not allotting land for AIIMS

    Previous governments didn't show interest in allotting land for AIIMS in Gorakhpur but this double-engine government completed two projects in timebound manner despite challenges presented by Covid, says PM Modi

  • Dec 07, 2021 02:07 PM IST

    In major shift, UAE moves to 4-and-half-day workweek from next year

    The United Arab Emirates is slashing its working week to four-and-a-half days and moving its weekend from Fridays and Saturdays to Saturdays and Sundays, reported news agency AFP.

  • Dec 07, 2021 01:47 PM IST

    Akhilesh Yadav, Jayant Chaudhary hold joint rally in Meerut

    Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav and Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) chief Jayant Chaudhary held a joint rally in Meerut on Tuesday.

  • Dec 07, 2021 01:41 PM IST

    PM Modi inaugurates fertilizer plant, AIIMS building in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated ambitious projects, including a fertiliser plant, worth over 9,600 crore in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur ahead of the upcoming polls in the state. Governor Anandiben Patel and chief minister Yogi Adityanath were also present at the event.

  • Dec 07, 2021 01:13 PM IST

    Bombay HC allows anticipatory bail to Nagpur resident for posting alleged defamatory content against NCP leaders

    The Bombay High Court on Tuesday allowed an anticipatory bail to Nagpur resident Sameey Thakkar in a case registered by Thane Police for posting alleged defamatory content against NCP leaders, reported news agency ANI.

  • Dec 07, 2021 01:00 PM IST

    China slams US diplomatic boycott of Olympics as 'ideological prejudice', reports AFP

    China on Tuesday slammed the Biden administration for diplomatic boycott of Olympics, calling it an 'ideological prejudice', reported news agency AFP.

  • Dec 07, 2021 12:00 PM IST

    Delhi court announces charges against Sajjan Kumar in connection with 1984 anti-Sikh riot

    A Delhi court on Tuesday announced charges for rioting, murder, dacoity etc under multiple sections of Indian Penal Code (IPC) against ex-Congress MP Sajjan Kumar, in connection with the murder of two Sikhs in Raj Nagar, Delhi.

  • Dec 07, 2021 11:38 AM IST

    SC refutes NIA's appeal against Bombay HC order granting bail to Sudha Bharadwaj, Bhima-Koregaon activist

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed the National Investigation Agency (NIA)'s plea challenging the Bombay High Court order of granting default bail to advocate-activist Sudha Bharadwaj, who was arrested in the Bhima Koregaon case.

  • Dec 07, 2021 11:14 AM IST

    Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2pm

    The Rajya Sabha has been adjourned till 2 pm on Tuesday amid the opposition's demand  to revoke the suspension of the 12 MPs.

  • Dec 07, 2021 10:49 AM IST

    Covid-19 pandemic far from over: Army chief General MM Naravane

    "The emergence of new variants and resurgence of cases suggest that the Covid-19 pandemic is far from over," news agency ANI quoted Army chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane as saying at a curtain raiser of PANEX-21.

  • Dec 07, 2021 09:32 AM IST

    India reports 6,822 new Covid-19 cases, daily tally 17.8% lower than yesterday

    India has reported reported 6,822 new cases and 220 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the Union ministry of health and family welfare. With this, the active caseload stands at 95,014 (lowest in 554 days).

    At least 128.76 crore vaccine doses have been administered across the country so far.

  • Dec 07, 2021 08:28 AM IST

    US announces diplomatic boycott of 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing

    The Biden administration announced on Monday that US officials will not attend the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing after China pledged unspecified “countermeasures” against any such diplomatic boycott. Read more

  • Dec 07, 2021 07:55 AM IST

    Mumbai registers 2 more Omicron cases, national tally at 23

    Two people were found infected with the Omicron variant of the coronavirus in Mumbai and neither had any symptoms of the disease, authorities said on Monday. Read more

  • Dec 07, 2021 06:47 AM IST

    Shutters of Kerala's Idukki dam opened after Tamil Nadu's Mullaperiyar move

    The Kerala government opened the shutters of the Cheruthoni dam in Idukki early on Tuesday to ease pressure after flow of water from the Mullaperiyar dam. The Tamil Nadu government opened nine gates of the grand old Mullaperiyar dam on Monday night in view of the rising water level in the reservoir. Read more

  • Dec 07, 2021 06:45 AM IST

    Arvind Kejriwal to be in Punjab today for a day-long visit

    Ahead of the upcoming Punjab assembly election, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal will on Tuesday pay a one-day visit to the state. Read more

  • Dec 07, 2021 06:01 AM IST

    PM Modi to dedicate development projects in Gorakhpur today

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Tuesday dedicate multiple projects including an All India Institute Of Medical Science (AIIMS) and a fertiliser plant, to the people of Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur district. Read more


Sikkim: 14 dead, 120 missing, bridges, dams, roads washed away in flash flood

Published on Oct 04, 2023 08:04 PM IST

The flash flood washed away the Teesta – III dam at Chunthang, at least six bridges were washed away and the National Highway 10 (NH10) was damaged in multiple areas

Water levels of the Teesta river in Sikkim suddenly rose on Wednesday after a glacial lake outburst. (AP)

Union cabinet approves setting up Central Tribal University in Telangana

The Union government said it will provide ₹889.07 crore to set up Sammakka Sarakka Central Tribal University at Mulugu district in Telangana

Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired the cabinet meeting in Delhi on Wednesday. (File Photo)
Updated on Oct 04, 2023 07:56 PM IST

‘Forcibly…without evidence’: Sanjay Singh cries foul moments before arrest

Sanjay Singh's mother raises concerns after his arrest. AAP MP told his mother he'll return soon.

Screengrab of video in which Sanjay Singh sought blessings from his mother.(Twitter)
Published on Oct 04, 2023 07:47 PM IST

Mallikarjun Kharge rebuts PM on caste census, says it’ll help backward classes

Mallikarjun Kharge said the BJP and PM Modi’s “game will not survive for long” because the people have been aware

Published on Oct 04, 2023 07:30 PM IST

Ranbir Kapoor summoned by ED: All you need to know about Mahadev app case

Mahadev app enabled illegal betting on live games

In December last year, ED started investigating banking transactions of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>5,000 crore related to an online gaming application, Mahadev, that happened over a year across the country. (Representative Image)
Published on Oct 04, 2023 07:22 PM IST

‘Totally illegal’: Arvind Kejriwal slams Sanjay Singh's arrest by ED

Sanjay Singh was arrested by the ED under Prevention of Money Laundering Act after the agency carried out searches at his residence.

AAP MP Sanjay Singh shouts slogans with his supporters as he is being taken away from his residence after being arrested by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with the Delhi Liquor Policy case, in New Delhi on Wednesday.(ANI)
Published on Oct 04, 2023 07:18 PM IST
By | Written by Aryan Prakash

“Atrocious crime”: SC junks bail plea of Coimbatore serial blast convicts

As many as 58 persons were killed and 250 injured when 19 bomb explosions rocked Coimbatore city in Tamil Nadu between February 14 and 17, 1998

The Supreme Court of India. (HT file photo)
Updated on Oct 04, 2023 07:14 PM IST

'Handcuffs getting closer': BJP warning to Arvind Kejriwal in liquor policy case

Sanjay Singh has been arrested by the Enforcement Directorate, which is probing money-laundering allegations linked to the alleged Delhi excise scam case.

Arvind Kejriwal(Hindustan Times)
Updated on Oct 04, 2023 06:37 PM IST

Evening brief: Bidhuri's remark hearing on Oct 10; all the latest news

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

BSP MP Danish Ali (L). BJP MP Ramesh Bidhuri (R)
Published on Oct 04, 2023 06:32 PM IST

Union cabinet clears new terms to decide Telangana water share

The council of ministers signed off on new terms of reference for the Krishna Water Disputes Tribunal-II to adjudicate on what should be the amount of water Telangana should be able to draw from the Krishna Basin

Union minister Anurag Thakur (File Photo)
Published on Oct 04, 2023 06:20 PM IST

IAF chief receives 1st LCA trainer from HAL, 7 more to come by Mar ‘24

The twin seater light combat aircraft Tejas is set to fill a key training role in the air force and double as a fighter if needed

The LCA is set to emerge as the cornerstone of the IAF’s combat power in the coming decade and beyond. (Sourced)
Published on Oct 04, 2023 05:46 PM IST
ByRahul Singh

AAP MP Sanjay Singh arrested by ED after searches at Delhi home

AAP MP Sanjay Singh arrested by ED following the central agency's searches at his residence in connection with its money laundering probe.

AAP MP Sanjay Singh taken in to custody by the ED officials from his residence at North Evnue in the evening.(Vipin Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Updated on Oct 04, 2023 06:33 PM IST

Bidhuri-Ali row: Parliamentary panel to hear case on Oct 10. What's its role?

On October 10, the panel will hear BJP MP Ramesh Bidhuri's testimony on the communal remarks case.

BJP MP Ramesh Bidhuri and Bahujan Samaj Party MP Danish Ali in the Lok Sabha.
Published on Oct 04, 2023 05:23 PM IST

Focus on BSP founder Kanshi Ram as Congress looks to woo Dalits ahead 2024 polls

Kanshi Ram’s strategy was to capture political power through a potent electoral alliance of the Dalit, OBC and minority communities

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) founder Kanshi Ram. (HT Archive)
Published on Oct 04, 2023 04:59 PM IST

Gujarat school apologises to activists who thrashed teacher over namaz row

The school principal said they had taken the consent of the parents of students who were participating in the school function

The assault on the teacher was recorded on a mobile phone (Screengrb)
Updated on Oct 04, 2023 05:02 PM IST
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