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  • Jul 12, 2022 08:19 PM IST

    Udaipur tailor murder: 3 accused sent to NIA custody, 4 to judicial custody

    The NIA court in Jaipur sent three accused in the Udaipur tailor murder case, including main accused Mohammad Riyaz Akhtari and Gaus Mohammed, to NIA’s custody and sent four others to judicial custody. Read more

  • Jul 12, 2022 08:14 PM IST

    Retail inflation eases in June to 7.01%, but still above RBI’s upper limit

    India’s retail inflation marginally eased for the second month in a row to 7.01% in June from a year ago, official data on Tuesday showed, but consumer prices, which rose 7.04% in May, continued to breach the Reserve Bank of India’s upper limit of 6% for the sixth straight month. Read More

  • Jul 12, 2022 07:59 PM IST

    J&K: Policeman dies, two others injured as terrorists open fire in Srinagar

    One policeman died and two others were injured on Tuesday when terrorists fired upon a naka party in the Lal Bazar area of Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir. The area has been cordoned, police said. Read More

  • Jul 12, 2022 07:31 PM IST

    Covid-19 pandemic is 'nowhere near over': WHO chief

    Covid-19 pandemic is 'nowhere near over,' quoted AFP WHO chief as saying.

  • Jul 12, 2022 06:05 PM IST

    ‘Not narrow minded’: Uddhav's Sena to back NDA nominee Droupadi Murmu for Prez

    The Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena will extend its support to Droupadi Murmu, the National Democratic Alliance's (NDA) candidate, for the Presidential election. Read More

  • Jul 12, 2022 05:50 PM IST

    Sri Lanka crisis: Fleeing president stopped at airport, may rely on Navy aid

    Embattled Sri Lanka president Gotabaya Rajapaksa is considering using a naval vessel to flee the island nation, news agency AFP said Tuesday citing official sources. Rajapaksa, 73, had promised to resign and assured a “peaceful transition of power” following widespread protests over the country's worst economic crisis in living memory. Read More

  • Jul 12, 2022 05:48 PM IST

    Tamil Nadu chief minister MK Stalin tests positive for Covid 19

    Tamil Nadu chief minister MK Stalin has tested positive for Covid 19. He made the announcement on Twitter.

  • Jul 12, 2022 05:32 PM IST

    BJP is ‘control-freak’, ‘dossier-loving’ government: Congress

    Congress MP Abhishek Manu Singhvi on Tuesday hit out the ruling BJP government regarding its governance “antics” using the judiciary. Read More

  • Jul 12, 2022 03:07 PM IST

    Leaders to discuss joint projects, economic partnership at I2U2 Summit: MEA

    Joint projects and ways to strengthen economic partnership in trade and investment are among the points that will be discussed when leaders of India, Israel, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the United States (US) meet for the first I2U2 Summit on Thursday. Read More

  • Jul 12, 2022 01:26 PM IST

    Chhattisgarh: 4 men allegedly gang rape minor girl in Jashpur

    Four men allegedly gang-raped a 16-year-old girl in Chhattisgarh’s Jashpur district when she was on her way to a relative’s place on Saturday, police said on Tuesday.

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  • Jul 12, 2022 01:11 PM IST

    J&K police, security forces recover gas cylinder fitted with firecrackers on a road

  • Jul 12, 2022 11:49 AM IST

    SC extends interim bail for Alt News co-founder Mohd Zubair in hate speech case

    Supreme Court extends the interim bail granted to journalist and fact-checker Mohammed Zubair in the hate speech FIR registered against him at Sitapur in UP. Zubair's plea to quash the FIR will be heard next on September 7.

  • Jul 12, 2022 10:21 AM IST

    Security tightened outside AIADMK office in Chennai after Monday's clash between OPS, EPS supporters

    Security beefed up outside the AIADMK office in Chennai where a clash broke out yesterday between the supporters of E Palaniswami and O Paneerselvam, on the sidelines of the party's general council meeting led by E Palaniswami.

  • Jul 12, 2022 10:06 AM IST

    Pakistani columnist claims to pass information to ISI from India visits: Report

    Pakistani columnist claims he passed information to ISI from his India visits, reports ANI.

  • Jul 12, 2022 09:37 AM IST

    13,615 new Covid cases in India, 3,063 fewer than yesterday; active caseload hits 1.31 lakh-mark

  • Jul 12, 2022 09:11 AM IST

    Bomb hurled at RSS office in Kerala's Kannur district

    Bomb hurled at RSS office in Payyannur, Kannur district. The incident happened early this morning with window glasses of the building broken in the attack, as per Payyannur police, reported ANI.

  • Jul 12, 2022 08:24 AM IST

    Heavy rain continues to flood several areas in Gujarat

    Several parts of Navsari in Gujarat inundate increasingly amid a heavy downpour, causing distress to people and animals. 
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  • Jul 12, 2022 07:24 AM IST

    No solution can be arrived at cost of innocent lives: India's counsellor over Ukraine war at UNSC

    “With millions becoming homeless and forced to take shelter in neighboring countries. From beginning of conflict, India has been consistently calling for complete secession of all hostilities and advocated the part of peace, dialogue & diplomac,” says Pratik Mathur, Counsellor, at UNSC.

    “We support all efforts to alleviate the sufferings of the people of Ukraine especially encouraging talks between Ukraine and the Russian Federation. We believe that no solution can be arrived at the cost of innocent lives. We continue to reiterate that the global order is anchored on international law, UN charter and respect for territorial integrity and sovereignty of states,” he adds.

  • Jul 12, 2022 07:21 AM IST

    'India remains deeply concerned for Ukraine'

    “India remains deeply concerned over the situation in Ukraine. The conflict has resulted in loss of lives & countless miseries for its people, particularly for women, children & the elderly,” says Pratik Mathur, Counsellor, at UNSC.

  • Jul 12, 2022 07:08 AM IST

    On Aurangabad's name change, AIMIM MP says this

    Changing the name of Aurangabad will put a burden of around 1000 crores on the (Maharashtra) govt. This is only to change the documents of the government department. Common people have to go through a burden of several thousand crores, says AIMIM MP Imtiaz Jaleel.

  • Jul 12, 2022 06:55 AM IST

    First image of Webb Telescope

    The first full-color image from NASA's James Webb Space Telescope shows the galaxy cluster SMACS 0723, known as Webb’s First Deep Field (via REUTERS)
    The first full-color image from NASA's James Webb Space Telescope shows the galaxy cluster SMACS 0723, known as Webb’s First Deep Field (via REUTERS)

    The first full-colour image from NASA's James Webb Space Telescope reveals the deepest ever view of the universe to date. It shows galaxies once invisible to us. Read more

  • Jul 12, 2022 05:42 AM IST

    Security beefed up for PM’s Jharkhand visit, Deoghar airport and home

    Elaborate arrangments have been made for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Tuesday visit to Jharkhand’s Deoghar district, where he is scheduled to inaugurate multiple projects, including an airport, officials said.

    Modi will also lay foundation stones for various development initiatives and take part in an 11.5-km-long road show, a senior police officer said, adding that security has been tightened in the district.

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PM Modi leads tributes for Mahatma Gandhi: ‘…always live up to Bapu’s ideals'

Published on Oct 02, 2022 07:48 AM IST

Gandhi Jayanti is observed on October 2 every year to mark the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, who dedicated his life to India's struggle for independence.

Gandhi Jayanti 2022: This year marks Mahatma Gandhi’s 153rd birth anniversary. (File image) (Twitter)
Gandhi Jayanti 2022: This year marks Mahatma Gandhi’s 153rd birth anniversary. (File image) (Twitter)
By, New Delhi

1 dead as ethanol tanker catches fire after collision with tractor in UP

Published on Oct 02, 2022 07:34 AM IST

An ethanol-laden tanker caught fire after it overturned following its collision with a tractor-trolley in the Sitapur district of Uttar Pradesh.

Ethanol tanker catches fire after collision with tractor-trolley in Sitapur, UP.(Sourced)
Ethanol tanker catches fire after collision with tractor-trolley in Sitapur, UP.(Sourced)
By, Lucknow

Govt announces bonus for Railways employees this festive season | Check details

Published on Oct 02, 2022 06:49 AM IST

As many as 11.27 lakh non-gazetted Railways employees are likely to benefit from the decision. According to the ministry of railways, this payment will be made before the Dussehra holidays.

Representational image
Representational image
By, New Delhi

Jaishankar's praise for PM Modi: 'Leaders, belief, ideology matter but...'

Published on Oct 02, 2022 06:07 AM IST

Jaishankar said if he is asked to give an example from his entire career in the diplomacy of how the role of the leadership came to the help of people, he would cite Operation Ganga in which India could evacuate its students from war-torn Ukraine because of PM Modi's leadership.

External affairs minister S Jaishankar at an interactive event in Gujarat on Saturday. 
External affairs minister S Jaishankar at an interactive event in Gujarat on Saturday. 

LIVE: 127 trampled to death at soccer match in Indonesia

Updated on Oct 02, 2022 05:54 AM IST

Breaking news October 2, 2022: Get latest news, breaking news, latest updates, live news, top headlines, breaking business news and top news of the hour.

Get latest news, breaking news, latest updates, live news, top headlines, breaking business news and top news of the hour.
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Mallikarjun Kharge resigns as LoP in RS before Cong president poll

Updated on Oct 02, 2022 02:33 AM IST

Senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge has tendered his resignation as the Leader of Opposition of Rajya Sabha after filing his nomination for the party’s presidential poll.

New Delhi, Sep 30 (ANI): Senior Congress leader and Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge addresses the media after filing his nomination for the post of the party's President, as party leader Deepender Singh Hooda looks on, in New Delhi on Friday. (ANI Photo) (Deepender S Hooda Twitter)
New Delhi, Sep 30 (ANI): Senior Congress leader and Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge addresses the media after filing his nomination for the post of the party's President, as party leader Deepender Singh Hooda looks on, in New Delhi on Friday. (ANI Photo) (Deepender S Hooda Twitter)

Telangana govt increases quota for Scheduled tribes to 10%

Published on Oct 02, 2022 12:21 AM IST

The demand to increase the ST reservation was put forth in a bill passed in the Telangana legislative assembly around six years ago. This bill was then sent to the Central government for the President’s assent

K Chandrashekar Rao’s government has announced the decision on Dussehra, keeping in mind state’s 10 per cent ST population. (HT Archives)
K Chandrashekar Rao’s government has announced the decision on Dussehra, keeping in mind state’s 10 per cent ST population. (HT Archives)
ByAgencies, Hyderabad

BJP reaches out to farmers ahead of Gujarat elections

Updated on Oct 02, 2022 02:38 AM IST

In the run up to the assembly election in Gujarat, the Bharatiya Janata Party has intensified its campaign to ensure farmers are receiving the full benefits of state and central schemes targeted at the agricultural sector.

**EDS: TWITTER IMAGE POSTED BY @OfficeofJPNadda ON FRIDAY, SEPT. 30, 2022** Puri: BJP National President JP Nadda with Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan during a visit to the Jagannath Temple, in Puri. (PTI Photo)(PTI09_30_2022_000078B) (PTI)
**EDS: TWITTER IMAGE POSTED BY @OfficeofJPNadda ON FRIDAY, SEPT. 30, 2022** Puri: BJP National President JP Nadda with Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan during a visit to the Jagannath Temple, in Puri. (PTI Photo)(PTI09_30_2022_000078B) (PTI)

Uttarakhand murder: Revenue official questioned, crime scene recreated

Updated on Oct 02, 2022 02:25 AM IST

Ankita Bhandari, who was working as a receptionist at the Vanantara Resort in Ganga Bhogpur Talla area, was found dead on September 24, six days after she was reported missing.

Pauri Garhwal: Smoke billows from a factory owned by Pulkit Arya after locals set it on fire, in Pauri Garhwal district, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022. Police arrested Arya along with two employees of a resort owned by him in connection with its probe into the murder of a female resort receptionist, on Friday. (PTI Photo)(PTI09_24_2022_000111B) (PTI)
Pauri Garhwal: Smoke billows from a factory owned by Pulkit Arya after locals set it on fire, in Pauri Garhwal district, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022. Police arrested Arya along with two employees of a resort owned by him in connection with its probe into the murder of a female resort receptionist, on Friday. (PTI Photo)(PTI09_24_2022_000111B) (PTI)
ByAmit Bathla

Deadline to levy additional tax on unblended fuel extended

Updated on Oct 02, 2022 02:31 AM IST

The deadline for petrol has been extended to November 1 and diesel to April 1, a notification issued on Friday said. If the levy was not extended, pump prices of petrol and diesel in many places could have gone up significantly as retailers could no longer absorb the impact, two persons aware of the development said, requesting anonymity.

The Centre extended the October 1 deadline to levy an additional <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>2 per litre tax on unblended auto fuels by one month for petrol (REUTERS)
The Centre extended the October 1 deadline to levy an additional 2 per litre tax on unblended auto fuels by one month for petrol (REUTERS)
ByRajeev Jayaswal, New Delhi

‘Developed India’ goal not possible without Swachh Bharat: Anurag Thakur

Updated on Oct 02, 2022 02:21 AM IST

Speaking at a function organised at the United Institute of Technology to formally launch the drive, Thakur said the idea of a developed India was not possible without such a cleanliness campaign.

New Delhi: President Droupadi Murmu presents Best Dimassa film award to Assamese filmmaker Aimee Baruah during the 68th National Film Awards presentation ceremony, at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi, Thursday, Sept. 30, 2022. Union Minister Anurag Thakur is also seen. (PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan)(PTI09_30_2022_000366B) (PTI)
New Delhi: President Droupadi Murmu presents Best Dimassa film award to Assamese filmmaker Aimee Baruah during the 68th National Film Awards presentation ceremony, at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi, Thursday, Sept. 30, 2022. Union Minister Anurag Thakur is also seen. (PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan)(PTI09_30_2022_000366B) (PTI)

GST collections in September reaches 1.4 lakh-crore, 3rd highest ever

Updated on Oct 02, 2022 01:20 AM IST

The gross GST revenue collection in September at ₹1,47,686 crore, reflecting business transactions in August, was ₹2,314 crore short of ₹1.50 lakh crore, but government officials and industry experts expect collections to cross that mark next month on higher sales during the festival season.

Revenue from the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in September rose 26%year-on-year to <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>1.48 lakh crore. (Representative use)
Revenue from the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in September rose 26%year-on-year to 1.48 lakh crore. (Representative use)
ByRajeev Jayaswal, New Delhi

Congress worker booked over ‘PayCM’ T-shirt

Updated on Oct 02, 2022 02:29 AM IST

A video of police purportedly manhandling a Congress worker, forcefully removing his t-shirt, with an assistant sub-inspector rank officer pushing and punching him was widely circulated on social media on Saturday, prompting senior leader Siddaramaiah demanding action against the police officer.

A Congress party worker was booked on Saturday for donning a t-shirt with ‘PayCM’ printed on it (Representative use)
A Congress party worker was booked on Saturday for donning a t-shirt with ‘PayCM’ printed on it (Representative use)
By, Bengaluru

Survivor denied even basic dignity of a living being: HC on Sonepat varsity case

Updated on Oct 02, 2022 02:23 AM IST

The survivor in the 2015 Sonepat varsity gang rape case was not only abused but was denied “even basic dignity of a living creature, compassion and courtesy”, the Punjab and Haryana high court has observed as it upheld the jail terms of two convicts in the case.

Survivor was denied even basic dignity of a living being: HC on Sonepat varsity case
Survivor was denied even basic dignity of a living being: HC on Sonepat varsity case

Indore cleanest city in India for the 6th time in a row

Updated on Oct 02, 2022 06:11 AM IST

Indore was on Saturday declared the cleanest city in India for the sixth consecutive year, and Madhya Pradesh the best performing state in the Swachh Survekshan 2022.

Indore. Clean city. (HT Photo)
Indore. Clean city. (HT Photo)
ByRisha Chitlangia
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