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  • May 26, 2023 10:58 PM IST

    Karnataka cabinet expansion: 24 legislators to be sworn in as ministers on Saturday

    Karnataka cabinet expansion will be held on Saturday, in which as many as 24 legislators will be sworn in as ministers. Full list.

  • May 26, 2023 09:57 PM IST

    29-year-old under trial prisoner dies by suicide in Delhi's Tihar jail

    An Under Trial Prisoner, Imran, 29, committed suicide on Friday by hanging himself in the common bathroom of ward 6 of central Jail no. 04 of Tihar Prison.

  • May 26, 2023 09:35 PM IST

    Ex-Pak PM Imran Khan, wife temporarily put on ‘no-fly' list amid army stand-off

    Pakistani authorities have placed former premier Imran Khan, his wife and dozens of party workers on a no-fly list. Read more.

  • May 26, 2023 09:05 PM IST

    AAP's Satyendar Jain had blood clot in brain; treatment underway: Report

    Former Delhi minister Satyendar Jain of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is undergoing treatment in the intensive care unit (ICU) following a blood clot in his brain due to a head injury, reported ANI quoting hospital officials.

  • May 26, 2023 08:37 PM IST

    AAP MP Sanjay Singh lashes out at BJP-led Centre over ‘misuse’ of ED

    Aam Aadmi Party MP Sanjay Singh hits out at BJP-led Centre over recent searches by Enforcement Directorate at residences of his close associates. He said he will file complaint in court against agency.

  • May 26, 2023 07:44 PM IST

    NIA moves Delhi HC seeking death penalty for JKLF chief Yasin Malik in terror funding case

    NIA on Friday moved to the Delhi high court seeking death penalty for JKLF chief Yasin Malik in terror funding case. The case is listed for Monday before a bench of justices Siddharth Mridul and Talwant Singh.

  • May 26, 2023 07:09 PM IST

    Air India's plane to Vancouver returns to Delhi after facing technical glitch

    "Air India flight AI185 Delhi to Vancouver dated May 26, 2023, operated by B777 aircraft has air returned to Delhi following a technical issue shortly after take off," the airline said in a statement, news agency PTI reported.

  • May 26, 2023 06:56 PM IST

    Wrestlers' give heads up ahead of ‘mahila mahapanchayat’, set to take place amid new parliament building launch

  • May 26, 2023 06:26 PM IST

    Gangster Lawrence Bishnoi to be produced in Saket court tomorrow

    Delhi Police will produce gangster Lawrence Bishnoi in Saket court on Saturday, pertaining to a firing incident in Sunlight colony, news agency ANI reported.

  • May 26, 2023 06:02 PM IST

    Shri Krishna Janmabhoomi case: Allahabad HC allows transfer of case from Mathura court

    The Allahabad high court will hear the Shri Krishna Janmabhoomi case pending before a Mathura court as it allowed the transfer application seeking transfer of the case.

    The Hindu petitioners in this case have claimed right over the land on which the Shahi Eidgah Masjid is built adjacent to the Krishna temple in Mathura. They have requested that the original trial must be conducted by the high court itself as the matter involved is of national importance.

  • May 26, 2023 05:46 PM IST

    First look at new Parliament; Inside and outside view out

    Take a first look at the new Parliament building set to be inaugurated Sunday. Watch the video here.

  • May 26, 2023 05:43 PM IST

    India's forex kitty drops by USD 6.05 billion to USD 593.47 billion for week ending May 19

    India's forex kitty drops by USD 6.05 billion to USD 593.47 billion for the week ended May 19, news agency PTI reported citing RBI data.

  • May 26, 2023 05:09 PM IST

    UET-UG to be held in Manipur from June 5-8

    CUET-UG will be held in strife-torn Manipur from June 5-8, the National Testing Agency said Friday.

  • May 26, 2023 04:17 PM IST

    Belgium frees Iranian diplomat Assadollah Assadi, AFP reports

    Belgium on Friday freed Iranian diplomat Assadollah Assadi, news agency AFP reported citing Iran state TV.

  • May 26, 2023 03:53 PM IST

    Magnitude 6.2 earthquake hits east of Tokyo, news agency AFP reports

    A magnitude 6.2 earthquake hit east of Tokyo in Japan Friday noon, news agency AFP reported citing meteorological agency.

  • May 26, 2023 03:38 PM IST

    Delhi Court reserves orders on documentary ‘India: The Modi Question’ injunction

    Delhi Rohini Court reserves orders on the point of service of summons in the civil suit seeking injunction on airing of the documentary series "India: The Modi Question" and compensation for damages worth Rs. 10,00,000. The court will pronounce orders on July 7.

  • May 26, 2023 03:19 PM IST

    Tillu Tajpuria murder case: In round two, 80 police officials tranferred from Tihar again

    Tillu Tajpuria murder case update: 80 police officials of Tihar Jail were transferred Friday including 5 deputy superintendents, 9 assistant superintendents, 8 head wardens and 50 wardens, jail officials told news agency ANI. Earlier this month, 90 officials were transferred.

  • May 26, 2023 02:42 PM IST

    UP police arrests mafioso Abu Salem's nephew from Mumbai

    Azamgarh police Friday arrested jailed Mafioso Abu Salem's nephew Mohd Arif from Mumbai in the case of land grabbing, forgery and extortion.

  • May 26, 2023 02:18 PM IST

    Karnataka deputy CM DK Shivakumar in Delhi amid deliberations over cabinet expansion: Video

  • May 26, 2023 01:36 PM IST

    Go First flights cancelled till May 28 due to operational reasons

    “Due to operational reasons, Go First flights until May 28, 2023 are cancelled. We apologise for the inconvenience caused”, tweets GoFirst.

  • May 26, 2023 01:32 PM IST

    UP police arrests Abu Salem's nephew from Mumbai

    Azamgarh police arrested jailed Mafioso Abu Salem's nephew Mohd Arif from Mumbai in the case of land grabbing, forgery and extortion.

    Special Director General (SDG), Law and Order, Prashant Kumar confirmed that the Azamgarh police had arrested Mohd Arif. He said the police team is bringing him to Azamgarh for further legal proceedings.

  • May 26, 2023 01:13 PM IST

    Delhi court gives Rahul Gandhi NOC for issuing 'ordinary' passport valid for three years

    Delhi's Rouse Avenue Court partially allows Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's plea seeking NOC for issuance of a fresh ordinary passport. The court has granted NOC for 3 years, reports ANI.

  • May 26, 2023 12:53 PM IST

    Punjab government likely to boycott NITI Aayog's meeting

    Amid the ongoing tension between the centre and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), the Punjab government led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann is likely to boycott the eighth governing council meeting of NITI Aayog, reports ANI.

    Mann in a note claimed that the central government has not been taking care of the interests of Punjab and therefore will be boycotting the meeting.

  • May 26, 2023 12:44 PM IST

    Delhi Police ASI arrested by Rajasthan ACB in bribery case

    The Rajasthan anti-corruption bureau has arrested a Delhi Police assistant sub-inspector for accepting a 20,000 bribe from a Kota-based man, an official said on Friday, reports PTI.

    Rekha Singh, posted at the Mansarovar Park Police Station in Delhi's Shahdara, was apprehended in a Delhi-bound passenger train on Thursday night, the bureau's additional superintendent of police in Kota, Vijay Swarnkar, said.

  • May 26, 2023 12:37 PM IST

    Seized drugs worth 1,500 crore destroyed in Mumbai

    The Customs department on Friday destroyed drugs worth over 1,500 crore at an incineration facility, officials said. Mumbai Customs Zone-III burnt down the narcotic substances at the Mumbai Waste Management Limited at Taloja in Navi Mumbai, he said, reports PTI.

  • May 26, 2023 12:31 PM IST

    SC refuses to entertain a PIL seeking a direction to the Centre to invite President for the inauguration of the new Parliament

    Supreme Court refuses to entertain a PIL by a lawyer seeking a direction to the Central Govt to invite President Droupadi Murmu to the inauguration of the new Parliament building on May 28. Lawyer withdraws the plea.

    "It's not a function of this court to look into these things," remarks SC.

  • May 26, 2023 12:22 PM IST

    Mob storms Union Minister R K Ranjan's Imphal residence

    A mob stormed the residence of Union Minister of State for External Affairs RK Ranjan Singh at Kongba in Imphal on Thursday night, officials said today, reports ANI.

    According to officials, the incident took place at the residence of the union minister in Kongba under Irilbung Police Station in Imphal East district at around 8:30 pm last night.

  • May 26, 2023 11:35 AM IST

    SC grants interim bail to Jain on medical grounds for six weeks

    SC grants interim bail to Jain on medical grounds for six weeks.

  • May 26, 2023 11:34 AM IST

    The bail plea is on humanitarian grounds: Singhvi

    Singhvi says the bail plea is on humanitarian grounds. He has lost 33 kgs. He is on a surgery list for vertebrae while Raju, for ED says that Jain has lost weight since he has not been eating food. He is a Jain and he has been fasting.

  • May 26, 2023 11:32 AM IST

    Bail plea of Satyendar Jain on medical grounds is being argued in SC

    Bail plea of Satyendar Jain on medical grounds is being argued in Supreme Court. 

    ED says it can't trust the medical reports of LNJP, adding Jain should be examined by a panel of doctors in AIIMS while Sr adv AM Singhvi, for Jain says that the reports are from GB Pant hospital, certifying he requires immediate medical attention.

  • May 26, 2023 11:20 AM IST

    Russia signs deal to deploy tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus

    Russia, on Thursday, signed a deal with the Belarus government to formalise the deployment of tactical nuclear missiles on the latter country's territory, TASS, a Russian-based news agency reported.

  • May 26, 2023 11:14 AM IST

    Time to widen India-UK ties, says UK Opposition Leader Keir Starmer

    UK Opposition Leader Sir Keir Starmer on Friday said it was time for the India-UK relationship to be widened across all critical areas as he set out the Labour Party’s foreign policy pitch in the lead up to the general election expected next year.

  • May 26, 2023 11:04 AM IST

    Body of hotelier found stuffed in trolley bags in Kerala, 3 people in police custody

    Kerala police on Friday found a corpse stuffed in two trolley bags suspected to be that of a missing restaurant owner from Kozhikode district, PTI reported.

    Police said the body of Siddique (58) was found in a gorge along the Attappady ghat road and three suspects have been taken into custody.

  • May 26, 2023 11:02 AM IST

    Paris police fire tear gas on protesters at oil giant's meeting

    Paris police on Friday fired tear gas to disperse climate protesters trying to block an annual general meeting of French oil giant TotalEnergies, reports AFP.

    After giving three warnings on loudhailers, police fired tear gas on the activists, who sat on the road outside the meeting venue in an upscale Paris district, in a bid to stop people entering.

  • May 26, 2023 10:27 AM IST

    Indian economy to surpass 7 percent growth in FY 23: SBI research report

    The Indian economy is on track to surpass 7 per cent growth rate in Fiscal Year 2023 with manufacturing being the key driver, according to a report released by the State Bank of India.

    State Bank of India's research report, Ecowrap released on Friday said that India's growth in the fourth quarter of FY23 is likely to be 5.5 per cent, which would lead to the country's growth for FY23 at 7.1 per cent.

  • May 26, 2023 09:57 AM IST

    Schools have right to decide on their uniforms: Kerala Governor on Hijab row

    Amid the controversy surrounding whether Hijab should be allowed in Schools or not, Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan said on Friday that “Schools have the right to decide their uniforms”, reported ANI.

    "Schools have the right to decide their uniforms. They are not bringing any restriction on any individual," he said in Kaushami in Uttar Pradesh.

  • May 26, 2023 09:26 AM IST

    Indiana doctor reprimanded for talking publicly about Ohio 10-year-old's abortion

    An Indiana board decided Thursday night to reprimand an Indianapolis doctor after finding that she violated patient privacy laws by taking publicly about providing an abortion to a 10-year-old rape victim from neighboring Ohio, reports AP.

    The state Medical Licensing Board voted that Dr. Caitlin Bernard didn’t abide by privacy laws by telling a newspaper reporter about the girl’s treatment in a case that became a political flashpoint in the national abortion debate days after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade last summer.

  • May 26, 2023 08:47 AM IST

    Income Tax searches underway at premises linked to TN Minister Senthil Balaji

    Income Tax authorities on Friday launched coordinated searches across different locations in Tamil Nadu linked to state Electricity Minister V Senthil Balaji, police sources said, reports PTI.

    The searches were being held in cities including Karur and Coimbatore, at the premises of individuals allegedly linked to the minister, sources said without elaborating.

  • May 26, 2023 08:28 AM IST

    Indian national jailed for cheating Singapore construction company of SGD 5.1 million

    An Indian national has been sentenced to 30 months in jail for allegedly making illegal payments of over SGD 5.1 million from a construction company where he worked to firms linked to him, reports PTI.

    Hussain Naina Mohamed (47) on Thursday pleaded guilty to nine counts of cheating involving more than SGD 2.5 million and one count of moving a portion of his ill-gotten gains out of Singapore.

  • May 26, 2023 08:04 AM IST

    Man arrested after four killed in Japan gun and knife attack

    Japanese police on Friday detained a suspect who had holed up in a building after allegedly killing four people, including two police officers, in a gun and knife attack, reports AFP. 

    The man was taken into custody outside a farm near the city of Nakano in Nagano region, with police confirming a fourth fatality overnight -- an elderly woman who was found injured at the scene and later pronounced dead.

  • May 26, 2023 07:27 AM IST

    Kyiv reports increased danger of missile strikes

    Military authorities in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv reported an increased danger of Russian missile strikes in the early hours of Friday and said anti-aircraft defences were working, reported Reuters.

    Russian has launched hundreds of rocket attacks against targets across Ukraine since last October, seeking to destroy critical infrastructure and other targets. In recent weeks Ukraine said it has knocked out most of the missiles.

  • May 26, 2023 07:07 AM IST

    Texas lawmakers issue 20 articles of impeachment against state Attorney General Ken Paxton

    Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton teetered on the brink of impeachment Thursday after years of scandal, criminal charges and corruption accusations that the state's Republican majority had largely met with silence until now, reports AP.

    In an unanimous decision, a Republican-led House investigative committee that spent months quietly looking into Paxton recommended impeaching the state's top lawyer on 20 articles, including bribery, unfitness for office and abuse of public trust. The House could vote on the recommendation as soon as Friday. If it impeaches Paxton, he would be forced to leave office immediately.

  • May 26, 2023 06:46 AM IST

    Early morning havan, multi-religion prayer to precede formal inauguration of new Parliament building

    The ceremony to inaugurate the new Parliament building will begin with an early morning havan and a multi-religion prayer on Sunday followed by a formal opening in the Lok Sabha chamber by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, PTI reports.

    Officials said the havan will be held in the Parliament premises outside the new building around 7 a.m. where the ceremonial sceptre Sengol will be handed over to Modi by the high priests of the Shaivite order.

  • May 26, 2023 06:26 AM IST

    US treasury’s cash plunges below $50 billion as debt-mimit fight drags on

    The amount of money the US government has to pay its bills tumbled to the lowest since 2021, posing a risk the administration will run out of funds by early next month if the statutory debt limit isn’t raised or suspended before then, reports Bloomberg.

    The Treasury’s cash balance fell to just $49.5 billion on Wednesday, according to data published Thursday. That’s down from from $76.5 billion a day earlier and $140 billion on May 12. The Treasury’s bank account has been under downward pressure recently because of measures being taken to avoid breaching the $31.4 trillion debt cap. Wednesday’s move was the biggest one-day drop since May 15.

  • May 26, 2023 06:08 AM IST

    Centre to mint 75 coin to mark new Parliament launch

    The Union Finance Ministry on May 25 has announced that it has issued a notice to mint a 75 coin to mark the launch of the new Parliament building, reports HT's sister publication Mint. 

  • May 26, 2023 06:00 AM IST

    Man declared innocent of attempted murder after 33 years in California prison

    A California man who spent 33 years in prison for attempted murder has been declared innocent and freed, the Los Angeles County district attorney announced Thursday, reports AP.

    Daniel Saldana, 55, was convicted in 1990 of opening fire on a car containing six teenagers who were leaving a high school football game in Baldwin Park, east of Los Angeles. Two students were wounded but survived.

  • May 26, 2023 05:45 AM IST

    Man beaten to death on suspicion of theft in Mumbai, 4 detained

    A 29-year-old man was allegedly beaten to death by a group of people on suspicion of theft in Mumbai's Borivali on Thursday, police said, reports ANI.

    "Four persons were detained for allegedly beating to death a 29-year-old man on suspicion of theft in the Kasturba Marg police station area," Mumbai police said.

  • May 26, 2023 05:21 AM IST

    US defence secretary Lloyd Austin to visit India in early June

    Lloyd Austin, the United States (US) secretary of defense, will visit India in early June to advance discussions on bilateral defence cooperation, Ely Ratner, the assistant secretary for Indo-Pacific security affairs in the department of defense said on Thursday. Read more

  • May 26, 2023 05:19 AM IST

    Delhi CM house renovation cost 52 cr, vigilance submits to LG: Report

    Renovation of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's official residence incurred a total cost of 52.71 crore, according to a "factual report" submitted by the Delhi government's Vigilance Directorate to the lieutenant governor, official sources said on Thursday. Read more


Karnataka High Court urges legal reforms on 'Necrophilia': What you need to know

Published on Jun 06, 2023 02:18 PM IST

The Karnataka High Court cited sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) that do not explicitly address punishment for engaging in “Necrophilic activities”.

On May 30, the Karnataka High Court acquitted a man accused of engaging in sexual intercourse with a dead body.(Getty Images/Picture for representation)

Nadda's ‘nafrat ka mall’ remark on Rahul; Baghel's swipe, ‘…who selected him’

Published on Jun 06, 2023 02:03 PM IST

BJP president JP Nadda had launched a blistering attack on Rahul Gandhi while addressing an event after releasing a book, titled “Amrit kaal ki ore”.

Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel and BJP chief JP Nadda.

NCB busts darknet-based drug network, seizes 15,000 LSD blots; 6 arrested

Updated on Jun 06, 2023 01:29 PM IST

NCB deputy director general, Gyaneshwar Singh. said six people have been arrested in connection with the seizure of LSD blots and imported marijuana

NCB said this was the biggest seizure of LSD blots by the agency over the last two decades for which records are available (NCB video screenshot)

BSF man killed, 2 security personnel wounded in ethnic violence-hit Manipur

Updated on Jun 06, 2023 01:04 PM IST

Constable Ranjit Yadav, who was posted at a school in the Kakching district, is the second BSF trooper to have been killed while on duty in the state to quell the violence that was triggered last month

An area domination operation in Manipur. (PTI/File)

Afternoon brief: BSF jawan killed, 2 Assam Rifles soldiers injured in Manipur

Published on Jun 06, 2023 12:59 PM IST

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

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Odisha accident: CBI on spot to probe ‘sabotage’; toll touches 278 | Updates

Published on Jun 06, 2023 12:55 PM IST

The Central Bureau of Investigation was spotted at the accident site in Balasore Tuesday to probe the possible reasons behind the crash including ‘sabotage’.

Vande Bharat Express passes by the triple train mishap site where in the foreground derailed coaches still lay bare, near Bahanaga Bazar in Balasore district, Monday.(PTI)

Odisha train crash: Brother rescues 10-year-old from under heap of 7 bodies

Published on Jun 06, 2023 12:54 PM IST

After the trains collided, the young boy found himself trapped beneath the weight of several bodies.

A Class 5 student, Debasish and some members of his family were traveling to Bhadrak in Odisha on the Coromandel Express when an apparent signalling issued caused a pile-up between three trains.
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People associated with Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh questioned last week

Updated on Jun 06, 2023 12:25 PM IST

Delhi Police are probing the allegations of sexual misconduct top wrestlers have levelled against former Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh

Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh (HT PHOTO)

On BJP's conspiracy claim, TMC echoes Congress: 'allowed ex-rail minister to…'

Published on Jun 06, 2023 12:09 PM IST

Bengal BJP leader and former railway minister Dinesh Trivedi claimed that the train accident in Odisha's Balasore was a result of a “meticulous conspiracy”.

Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh and TMC spokesperson Saket Gokhale.

1 BSF jawan killed, 2 Assam Rifles soldiers injured in firing by militants

Published on Jun 06, 2023 11:58 AM IST

The state has been convulsed by ethnic violence since May 3, with the bulk of the clashes between the Meitei community and the Kukis.

Army, Assam Rifles, CAPF & police personnel during their 'Extensive Area Domination Operations' to restore peace in violence-hit areas of Manipur. (PTI File Photo)

WATCH | Navy's 'made-in-India' torpedo tracks, destroys underwater target

Published on Jun 06, 2023 11:09 AM IST

The Indian Navy on Wednesday achieved another unique feat after an MH-60 ‘Romeo’ multi-mission helicopter landed on INS Vikrant.

Successful engagement of an underwater target by an indigenously developed Heavy Weight Torpedo.(Twitter/SpokespersonNavy)

MV Empress, India's first international cruise, sets sail for Sri Lanka

Published on Jun 06, 2023 10:58 AM IST

The MV Empress will visit three ports in Sri Lanka before returning to Chennai: Hanbantota, Trincomalee, and Kankesanturei.

The MV Empress is India’s only International cruise.(Cordelia Cruises)

Odisha train tragedy: On CBI probe, Cong recalls ‘chronology’ of Kanpur crash

Published on Jun 06, 2023 10:55 AM IST

The central government had asked the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to probe the 2016 Kanpur train accident.

NDRF personnel during a rescue operation after three trains collided with each other resulting in a major accident at Bahanaga railway station of Balasore district in Odisha on Saturday. (Photo by Arabinda Mahapatra)

NCB's 'biggest ever' LSD bust: 15,000 blots, 24.65 lakh, 'dark net' ring

Updated on Jun 06, 2023 02:49 PM IST

Last month the NCB and Navy seized ₹25,000 crore worth of methamphetamine that was from Pakistan and routed via Iran.

LSD or lysergic acid diethylamide is a synthetic chemical based-drug and is categorised as a hallucinogen.
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