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  • Jan 25, 2023 09:54 PM IST

    Padma Awards 2023: Mulayam Singh Yadav posthumously awarded Padma Vibhushan

    Ahead of the 74th Republic Day, the Centre on Wednesday announced the recipients of the prestigious Padma Award, highest civilian awards of India.

  • Jan 25, 2023 09:10 PM IST

    ORS pioneer Dilip Mahalanabis, 98-year-old organic farmer from Sikkim among Padma awardees

    Dilip Mahalanabis, who pioneered the use of ORS, will be awarded the Padma Vibhushan, India's second-highest civilian award.

  • Jan 25, 2023 06:43 PM IST

    Kamal Haasan backs Congress candidate for Erode East bypoll

    Actor Kamal Haasan-led Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) on Wednesday extended unconditional support to Congress candidate EVKS Elangovan for the February 27 Erode East by-poll, saying it was a "moment of national importance" to fight for the common cause of joining hands against "communal forces."

  • Jan 25, 2023 06:28 PM IST

    Arunachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu and Lakshadweep; to go to polls on Feb 26 instead of Feb 27

    The Election Commission of India (ECI) Wednesday revised the date for by-polls in Arunachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu and Lakshadweep to February 26 instead of February 27.

  • Jan 25, 2023 03:33 PM IST

    Jairam Ramesh's 'tale of two sons of two CMs' in reply to Anil Antony's exit

    In the first reaction to Anil Antony's resignation from the party over comments on the BCC documentary on PM Modi, Congress general secretary Jairam Ramesh on Wednesday said Anil is reveling in his day in the sun having ignored his duties to the party and the Bharat Jodo Yatra. Read more

  • Jan 25, 2023 02:45 PM IST

    4 students detained for ruckus outside Jamia over screening of BBC documentary, reports ANI

    Four students have been detained for allegedly creating ruckus outside Jamia Millia Islamia over screening of BBC documentary, reports ANI, citing Delhi Police. Read more

  • Jan 25, 2023 01:24 PM IST

    PM Modi welcomes Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El –Sisi

    PM Modi and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El –Sisi witness the exchange of postal stamps between the two countries commemorating 75 years of diplomatic relations. 

  • Jan 25, 2023 01:21 PM IST

    SC adjourns plea by Rana Ayyub challenging money laundering case by ED

    Supreme Court adjourns to January 31 hearing on journalist Rana Ayyub’s petition challenging ED filing money laundering case against her in Ghaziabad court in UP. Till then, the concerned trial court as been directed to adjourn the proceedings as Ayyub’s lawyer informed that she has been summoned for appearance on January 27.

  • Jan 25, 2023 01:01 PM IST

    Chopper carrying Sri Sri Ravi Shankar makes emergency landing

    Chopper carrying Sri Sri Ravi Shankar makes emergency landing near Tamil Nadu's Erode, reports ANI. 

  • Jan 25, 2023 11:30 AM IST

    Bharat Jodo Yatra: Afternoon leg in Ramban and Banihal cancelled

    “Due to poor weather conditions and landslides in the area, the afternoon leg of Bharat Jodo Yatra in Ramban and Banihal has been cancelled. Tomorrow is a rest day and the Yatra will resume day after, January 27th at 8am,” wrote Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Twitter.

  • Jan 25, 2023 11:12 AM IST

    Lucknow: Rescued woman dies

    Lucknow building collapse: Rescued woman succumbs to injuries, first death reported so far. The woman, Begum Haidar, 72, was mother of former Congress spokesman Zishan Haider. 

  • Jan 25, 2023 10:55 AM IST

    SC grants interim bail to Ashish Mishra

    Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Supreme Court grants interim bail for 8 weeks to Ashish Mishra, son of Union min Ajay Mishra, in a murder case lodged in connection with the 2021 Lakhimapur Kheri violence. He can't stay in UP or Delhi during the period of interim bail, this is an interim relief, the SC observed. SC said it will monitor the trial in the case. 

  • Jan 25, 2023 10:45 AM IST

    3-member panel to probe Lucknow building collapse

    Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath sets up 3 member probe committee to find out reasons for building collapse, the committee is to submit report in a week. The committee comprises Lucknow divisional commissioner Roshan Jacob, additional commissioner of police Piyush Mordia and chief engineer Public Works Department. The committee will also fix accountability of those responsible for the shocker. 

  • Jan 25, 2023 09:49 AM IST

    Anil K Antony quits Congress

    AK Antony's son Anil K Antony quits Congress, cites 'intolerant calls to retract tweet' on BBC documentary on PM Modi.

  • Jan 25, 2023 09:39 AM IST

    Fire breaks out in Mumbai high-rise; 4 people suffer from suffocation

    A fire broke out in a 29-floor residential building in Mumbai on Wednesday, following which four people suffered from suffocation and were hospitalised, officials said. The blaze erupted at around 1.45 am in a common passage on the 24th floor of Shivshakti building in Lokhandwala complex in suburban Andheri and caused thick smoke, they said, reported PTI.

  • Jan 25, 2023 07:57 AM IST

    J&K: Truck driver killed after rolling boulders hit vehicles on highway  

    Boulders rolled down on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway (NH-44) at Magarkot in Ramban district, hit a tanker and truck. On spot death of truck driver, few injured.

  • Jan 25, 2023 07:35 AM IST

    R-Day parade: In a first, BSF women personnel to be part of camel contingent  

    For the first time, women soldiers of Border Security Force (BSF) will also be a part of the camel contingent during Republic Day Parade.

  • Jan 25, 2023 06:50 AM IST

    Ending deadlock, US and Germany set to send tanks to Ukraine: Report

    The US and Germany are poised to announce they’ll provide their main battle tanks to Ukraine, offering Kyiv a powerful new weapon to counter Russia and overcoming a disagreement that threatened to fracture allied unity. Read full story

  • Jan 25, 2023 05:59 AM IST

    Chris Hipkins sworn in as New Zealand’s 41st Prime Minister

    Chris Hipkins was officially sworn in as New Zealand’s 41st prime minister, completing the handover from Jacinda Ardern.

    Hipkins was appointed to the role Wednesday in Wellington by Governor-General Cindy Kiro, who earlier accepted Ardern’s formal resignation. Carmel Sepuloni was sworn in as deputy prime minister, reported Bloomberg.

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Who was Odisha minister Naba Das who died after being shot by a cop? 10 things

Published on Jan 29, 2023 09:47 PM IST

The second-richest minister of Odisha, Naba Das had 80 vehicles and properties worth ₹34 crore, a PTI report said.

Odisha health minister Naba Das was shot at by a cop on Sunday afternoon. The reason is not yet known. (ANI)
Odisha health minister Naba Das was shot at by a cop on Sunday afternoon. The reason is not yet known. (ANI)

As Rahul challenges Amit Shah for walk in J&K, BJP leader's praise for PM Modi

Published on Jan 29, 2023 09:21 PM IST

Meanwhile, Rahul Gandhi at a presser refuted claims by leaders of the rival party that the situation in the Valley has improved post-August 2019 - when Jammu and Kashmir was bifurcated into two Union territories of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh and its special status was done away with.

Congress MP Rahul Gandhi. (ANI Photo)(Congress Twitter)
Congress MP Rahul Gandhi. (ANI Photo)(Congress Twitter)
By | Edited by Swati Bhasin, New Delhi

Daily brief: No need for population control law in India, says Nitish Kumar

Published on Jan 29, 2023 08:54 PM IST

Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar (HT)(HT_PRINT)
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar (HT)(HT_PRINT)

'Opposition will fight together': Rahul as he also targets PM Modi over China

Updated on Jan 29, 2023 09:47 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi on Sunday unfurled the national flag at Srinagar's iconic Lal Chowk.

Srinagar: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses a press conference, in Srinagar, Sunday, (PTI)
Srinagar: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses a press conference, in Srinagar, Sunday, (PTI)
By, New Delhi

DRI nabs seven in Bengaluru for allegedly smuggling endangered animals

Published on Jan 29, 2023 08:26 PM IST

According to the DRI, after interrogating the arrested alleged smugglers, they also raided a farmhouse under Bengaluru limits and found 139 animals belonging to 48 different species, including 34 CITES-listed species smuggled from overseas

The recovered animals included rare and threatened animal and reptile species (HT Photo)
The recovered animals included rare and threatened animal and reptile species (HT Photo)

Odisha Health Minister Naba Das dies hours after he was shot at by cop

Updated on Jan 29, 2023 09:41 PM IST

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik condemned the attack on Naba Das and met his family.

The Odisha police said the bullets hit health minister Naba Das’chest on the left side. (File Photo)(HT_PRINT)
The Odisha police said the bullets hit health minister Naba Das’chest on the left side. (File Photo)(HT_PRINT)
By | Reported by Debabrata Mohanty | Edited by Swati Bhasin

Have asked Tejashwi and Lalan to attend KCR event: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

Published on Jan 29, 2023 07:30 PM IST

The JD(U) supreme leader, however, insisted that this would not cast a shadow on his partnership with the Congress which KCR, as the Telangana CM is popularly known, views as principal rival.

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar (HT)
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar (HT)
PTI |

Cop who shot Odisha minister Naba Das suffered from mental disorder: Wife

Updated on Jan 29, 2023 09:38 PM IST

Accused ASI Gopal Das's wife said Gopal Das was under medication for mental disorder but appeared normal. He made a video call to their daughter on Sunday morning before the incident took place.

Odisha health minister Naba Kishore Das was shot by police officer Gopal Das on Sunday. (Screenshot from PTI video)
Odisha health minister Naba Kishore Das was shot by police officer Gopal Das on Sunday. (Screenshot from PTI video)

IAF pilot killed in air crash laid to rest in Belagavi

Updated on Jan 29, 2023 06:47 PM IST

Two IAF fighter aircraft– Sukhoi-30 and Mirage-2000– crashed in the Pahadgarh area of Morena in Madhya Pradesh on Saturday during a routine training exercise, killing one pilot

The IAF officials brought the mortal remains of Sarathi in a special plane which reached Belagavi at around 12.30pm on Sunday (HT Photo)
The IAF officials brought the mortal remains of Sarathi in a special plane which reached Belagavi at around 12.30pm on Sunday (HT Photo)
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'Condemn the attack': Odisha CM visits minster at hospital, meets his family

Published on Jan 29, 2023 06:35 PM IST

The pictures tweeted by news agency ANI showed the Chief Minister consoling the minister's distressed son at the hospital.

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik consoles the minister's distressed son at the hospital.(ANI)
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik consoles the minister's distressed son at the hospital.(ANI)
By, New Delhi

Bharat Jodo gave 'alternate vision': Rahul Gandhi on likely political impact

Updated on Jan 29, 2023 09:38 PM IST

The Bharat Jodo Yatra concludes on Monday.

Rahul Gandhi, right and his sister and party leader Priyanka Vadra, center left, gesture toward the crowd as they walk with their supporters during a 5-month-long "Unite India March," in Srinagar, (AP)
Rahul Gandhi, right and his sister and party leader Priyanka Vadra, center left, gesture toward the crowd as they walk with their supporters during a 5-month-long "Unite India March," in Srinagar, (AP)
By, New Delhi

Leopard found dead after getting stuck in chicken coop in Kerala’s Palakkad

Updated on Jan 29, 2023 06:32 PM IST

The leopard got stuck in the coop while preying on the chickens on Saturday night and a post-mortem revealed that the animal died due to a health condition called ‘capture myopathy’, similar to heart attacks in human beings

Forest officials said after eating chicken the tiger found it hard to come out of the coop and injured itself badly. (Representative Image)
Forest officials said after eating chicken the tiger found it hard to come out of the coop and injured itself badly. (Representative Image)

'Kerela, Tamil Naidu?': Tharoor slams 'Hindi Rashtravadis' over R-Day poll

Published on Jan 29, 2023 06:25 PM IST

As Shashi Tharoor pointed out the spelling mistakes of Kerala and Tamil Nadu in a poll run by a government site (corrected later), many social media users asked why the Congress MP was creating a North vs South issue.

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor was livid seeing the spelling of Kerala and Tamil Nadu in a poll on a government site.
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor was livid seeing the spelling of Kerala and Tamil Nadu in a poll on a government site.

'Hold a 1-day fast in solidarity with Ladakh,' appeals Sonam Wangchuk. Watch

Updated on Jan 29, 2023 09:46 PM IST

Sonam Wangchuk began his five-day climate fast on Republic Day.

 Social reformist Sonam Wangchuk does 'yoga' on the 3rd day of his five-day climate fast to save Ladakh. (PTI)
Social reformist Sonam Wangchuk does 'yoga' on the 3rd day of his five-day climate fast to save Ladakh. (PTI)

BBC documentary row: AK Antony's son targets Jairam Ramesh, says ‘perfect ally’

Published on Jan 29, 2023 05:18 PM IST

Anil Antony who recently resigned from the Congress in the middle of the BBC documentary row on Sunday targetted the Congress as he shared old BBC reports where truncated India maps were used.

BBC is a repeat offender, AK Antony's son Anil K Antony said sharing BBC news reports where truncated maps of India were used. (PTI)
BBC is a repeat offender, AK Antony's son Anil K Antony said sharing BBC news reports where truncated maps of India were used. (PTI)
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