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  • Sep 24, 2022 11:13 PM IST

    Ankita Bhandari murder: 5 resorts sealed in Nainital on Uttarakhand CM's instructions

    Amid massive outrage over the murder of 19-year-old receptionist Ankita Bhandari by the son of a now-expelled BJP leader in Uttarakhand, the state government on Saturday sealed five resorts in the Nainital district.

  • Sep 24, 2022 10:41 PM IST

    Three petrol bombs were thrown at house of RSS member in TN's Madurai, reports ANI

    A video showed man throwing three petrol bombs at the house of an RSS member in Tamil Nadu's Madurai. Assistant Commissioner Shanmugam told to news agency ANI that no one were reported to be injured and investigation is under way.

  • Sep 24, 2022 09:21 PM IST

    Uttarakhand CM Dhami called on Guv today, assured him on punishing culprits in receptionist murder case

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami called on Governor Lt Gen (Retd) Gurmeet Singh at Raj Bhavan today. CM discussed several issues with the Governor and also assure him on punishing receptionist murder culprits. 

  • Sep 24, 2022 07:47 PM IST

    Russia to facilitate citizenship access for foreigners serving in Russian army, reports AFP

    Russia to facilitate access to citizenship for foreigners serving in Russian army. It toughens punishment for those who voluntarily surrender and refuse to fight. According to AFP reports, Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed amendments toughening punishment for voluntary surrender and refusal to fight by up to 10 years in prison, just days after ordering a partial mobilisation.

  • Sep 24, 2022 07:32 PM IST

    15-year-old girl found hanging on building wall at Lower Parel in Mumbai

    A 15-year-old girl was reportedly found hanging on the terrace wall of a building in Mumbai's Lower Parel, NM Joshi Marg Police said on Saturday. Police said no suicide note has been recovered yet and investigation is underway.

  • Sep 24, 2022 07:06 PM IST

    'Pakistan Zindabad' in India will not be tolerated, says Maha Deputy CM Fadnavis

    Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday said slogans of ‘Pakistan Zindabad’ in Maharashtra and in the country will not be spared. Responding to the on-going PFI arrests, and slogans, he said action will be taken against those who raise them.

  • Sep 24, 2022 06:42 PM IST

    India stands committed to strengthen its partnership with United Nations: Jaishankar

    External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar at Showcasing India-UN Partnership in Action on Saturday said, “India stands committed to strengthen its partnership with United Nations to ensure a brighter future for the planet. We've full faith in the principles of UN & its charter. The world in our view is one family today.” 

  • Sep 24, 2022 06:03 PM IST

    CBI takes custody of ex-Mumbai Police chief Sanjay Pandey in NSE phone tapping case, reports PTI

    Former Mumbai Police Commissioner Sanjay Pandey has been taken into custody by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with the National Stock Exchange (NSE) phone tapping case, according to PTI reports. Sanjay Pandey was earlier arrested by Enforcement Directorate (ED) linked to the same case and is presently under Judicial Custody. Read more

  • Sep 24, 2022 05:38 PM IST

    Indian-origin British minister Suella Braverman wins 1st Queen Elizabeth II award

    Britain’s Indian-origin Home Secretary Suella Braverman has been named winner of the first-ever Queen Elizabeth II Woman of the Year award at a ceremony in London.

  • Sep 24, 2022 05:13 PM IST

    Iran police arrested more than 700 people over protests followed by death of woman in custody 

    Over 700 people have been detained by Iranian police in just one province after more than a week of demonstrations ever since a young woman died in custody, Tasnim news agency reported on Saturday. Police said there are 60 women among those who were arrested.

  • Sep 24, 2022 04:34 PM IST

    Locals set BJP leader son's resort ablaze in Rishikesh following arrests of accused in murder case

    Locals on Saturday set Vantara resort in Rishikesh ablaze, which is owned by Pulkit Arya, the expelled BJP leader Vinod Arya's son. Pulkit Arya is one of the three accused who were arrested for allegedly murdering a 19-year-old woman. 

  • Sep 24, 2022 04:10 PM IST

    Death toll of Iran's protest crackdown by security forces reached 35

    In a crackdown by Iran's security forces following more than a week of protests that started with the murder of a young lady in detention, the official death toll has nearly doubled to 35, according to AFP reports.

  • Sep 24, 2022 03:32 PM IST

    Bihar CM  Nitish Kumar and RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav to meet Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi 

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav will meet Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi on September 25, in Delhi. In a statement given by the RJD chief, he said "Nitish Kumar and I will meet Sonia Gandhi. We are making all efforts to unite the opposition,"as he arrives in Delhi.

  • Sep 24, 2022 03:19 PM IST

    Student opens fire on school Principal over a dispute in U.P's Sitapur

    A Class 12 student in Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur opened fire on school Principal with an illegal weapon & fled away.  ASP South NP Singh said the that there was dispute between the student & his classmate on Friday which was intervened by Principal which led to the incident. He said the injured Principal has been admitted to hospital and searches are underway for the student.

  • Sep 24, 2022 02:52 PM IST

    Watch | Scorpio car gets washed away due to flash floods in Arunachal Pradesh's Chiputa village

    In a recorded video shared by ANI, a Scorpio car is seen getting washed away due to flash floods at Chiputa village in Lower Subansiri district in Arunachal Pradesh.

  • Sep 24, 2022 02:34 PM IST

    BJP MP Hema Malini says, ' Tomorrow even Rakhi Sawant will become," when asked about Kangana contesting from Mathura

    BJP MP Hema Malini on Saturday commented about the speculation that bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut could contest elections from Mathura "Good, it is good...You want only film stars in Mathura. Tomorrow, even Rakhi Sawant will become," she said to news agency ANI. Read more

  • Sep 24, 2022 01:46 PM IST

    Drugs worth over 18 crore seized in Meghalaya in 4 months, 134 persons arrested: DGP

    Drugs worth over 18 crore have been seized and 134 traffickers arrested in the last four months in Meghalaya, Director General of Police L R Bishnoi has said.

    The seized drugs include 3.62 kg heroin, 4,500 kg ganja, 150 gm opium, 145 bottles of cough syrup and 11,902 amphetamines tablets. Thirty one vehicles, 90 mobile phones and cash 24.22 lakh was also seized during the period, the DGP said.

  • Sep 24, 2022 01:22 PM IST

    Amid outrage, Uttarakhand BJP leader Vinod Arya expelled from party after son held in teen's murder case

    Ankita Bhandari murder case | BJP expels Vinod Arya and Ankit Arya - the father and brother of main accused Pulkit Arya - from the party with immediate effect.

  • Sep 24, 2022 01:16 PM IST

    Outrage over Ankita Bhandari's murder: Vanatara resort set on fire

  • Sep 24, 2022 12:36 PM IST

    Meesho records 80% jump in sale with 88 lakh orders on day 1 of festive season sale

    Softbank-backed e-commerce firm Meesho on Saturday said it registered around 80 per cent jump in the business with close to 87.6 lakh orders on Friday, the first day of its five-day festive season sale.

  • Sep 24, 2022 11:46 AM IST

    Heavy rains, lightning kill at least 36 in northern India

    Hazardous weather killed at least 36 people in northern India over the past 24 hours, including 12 who died after being struck by lightning, officials said as they warned of more heavy downpours in the coming days.

    Across the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, some 24 people died after their homes collapsed amid unrelenting rains, Relief Commissioner Ranvir Prasad said.

  • Sep 24, 2022 10:28 AM IST

    Protesting farmers in Haryana agree to lift blockade at national highway

    Protesting farmers in Haryana agree to lift blockade at national highway after demands heeded.

  • Sep 24, 2022 10:24 AM IST

    AAP's Raghav Chadha mentions a Netflix show amid Punjab guv-CM stand-off

    Over the last few days, Punjab has witnessed constant sparring between chief minister Bhagwant Mann and governor Banwarilal Purohit. This went a notch higher on Friday when the state governor sought the details of the agenda of the legislative business of the session called by the AAP government on September 27.

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  • Sep 24, 2022 09:41 AM IST

    India reports 4,912 new Covid cases in last 24 hours

    India reports 4,912 new Covid cases in last 24 hours; active caseload at 44,436.

  • Sep 24, 2022 09:30 AM IST

    US terminates designation of Afghanistan as major non-NATO ally

    US President Joe Biden has terminated the designation of Afghanistan as a major non-NATO ally, more than a year after the Taliban captured power in Kabul.

    In 2012, the United States named Afghanistan a major non-NATO (MNNA) ally, which cleared the way for the two countries to maintain a defence and economic relationship.

  • Sep 24, 2022 09:08 AM IST

    Midnight demolition at resort of BJP leader's son held for 19-yr-old's murder, teen's body found

    Midnight demolition at resort of BJP leader's son held for 19-yr-old's murder, teen's body found, reports ANI.

  • Sep 24, 2022 08:53 AM IST

    PM Modi to address BJYM's youth rally in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a youth rally in Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh on Saturday and sound the Assembly election bugle for his party.

    The 'Yuva Vijay Sankalp Rally' is being organised by Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) at the Paddal Maidan in Mandi.

  • Sep 24, 2022 08:11 AM IST

    "Obfuscates misdeeds in his own country", India replies to Pakistan PM's rant at UN

    Indian delegate Mijito Vinito on Saturday called out Pakistan prime minister Shehbaz Sharif for ‘making false accusations against India’ during his address at the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). In a stern message, Vinito slammed Pakistan for sheltering terrorists behind the horrific 26/11 Mumbai attack and accused it of sponsoring cross-border terrorism.

  • Sep 24, 2022 07:23 AM IST

    Rahul Gandhi begins the 17th day of ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’

    Kerala: Congress MP Rahul Gandhi begins the 17th day of the party's Bharat Jodo Yatra from Perambra Junction in Thrissur district.

  • Sep 24, 2022 06:48 AM IST

    China says US sending 'very wrong, dangerous signals' on Taiwan

    The United States is sending "very wrong, dangerous signals" on Taiwan, and the more rampant Taiwan independence activities are the less likely a peaceful settlement will be, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken.

  • Sep 24, 2022 06:25 AM IST

    Schools from Classes 1-8 in Gautam Buddha Nagar to remain closed

    UP | Schools from Classes 1-8 in Gautam Buddha Nagar to remain closed today, September 24 due to heavy rainfall and waterlogging: District School Inspector

  • Sep 24, 2022 06:00 AM IST

    Fire breaks out at auto parts godown in Vadodara

    Image shared by  news agency ANI.
    Image shared by  news agency ANI.

    A major fire broke out at an automobile spare parts godown near Halol road in the Vadodara district of Gujarat on Thursday night.

    As many as 11 fire tenders have been rushed to the spot to douse the flames.

    Notably, no casualties have been reported so far.

  • Sep 24, 2022 05:54 AM IST

    India's Russian thermal coal imports set to fall for first time in 4 months, reports Reuters

    India's thermal coal imports from Russia are expected to fall for the first time in four months in September, Reuters reported quoting two research consultancies, which would result in potentially lower revenues for Moscow at a time it is mobilising more troops to fight in Ukraine.

  • Sep 24, 2022 05:36 AM IST

    Magnitude 6.2 earthquake strikes off western Chile - EMSC

    An earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck off the coast of Ancud, Chile, on Friday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said.

    The quake was about 157 km (97.6 miles) west-northwest of Ancud in Chile and had a shallow depth of 10 km (6.20 miles) EMSC added.

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Kharge one among top 3 Congress leaders, can't bring about change: Tharoor

Updated on Oct 02, 2022 04:06 PM IST

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said that Mallikarjun Kharge is one of the top three leaders of the Congress and leaders like him cannot bring about a change in the party but continue with the existing system.

Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor addresses a press conference.(PTI)
Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor addresses a press conference.(PTI)
By | Written by Sohini Goswami

‘No G-23 now…': What Kharge said on rebel camp, Tharoor and Gandhis

Published on Oct 02, 2022 03:54 PM IST

Congress president polls: Mallikarjun Kharge is set to face Shashi Tharoor in October 17 elections.

Congress presidential candidate Mallikarjun Kharge addresses the press conference after resigning from the post of Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha on the day of filing the nomination, in New Delhi on Sunday. Party leader Deepender Hooda is also seen.(ANI Photo)(Shrikant Singh)
Congress presidential candidate Mallikarjun Kharge addresses the press conference after resigning from the post of Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha on the day of filing the nomination, in New Delhi on Sunday. Party leader Deepender Hooda is also seen.(ANI Photo)(Shrikant Singh)
By | Edited by Swati Bhasin

Tharoor ‘open to public debate’ with Kharge, gets backing from his proposer

Updated on Oct 02, 2022 03:54 PM IST

Salman Anees Soz said such a debate would help Congress delegates “get a sense of the vision and plans of these leaders”.

Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor addresses a press conference.(PTI)
Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor addresses a press conference.(PTI)
By, New Delhi

Cop dies in line of duty, CRPF troop injured in terror attack in Pulwama

Published on Oct 02, 2022 03:35 PM IST

This comes hours after a terrorist - linked to Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) - was shot dead in an encounter in J&K’s Shopian.

Terrorists fire upon cops in Pulwama in Jammu & Kashmir, police said, adding that the area was cordoned off. (ANI)
Terrorists fire upon cops in Pulwama in Jammu & Kashmir, police said, adding that the area was cordoned off. (ANI)
By | Edited by Swati Bhasin

'We embarked on battle with the very ideology that killed Gandhi': Rahul Gandhi

Updated on Oct 02, 2022 02:56 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi, who visited a Khadi Gramodyaga Kendra in Karnataka's Badanavalu, said amid the politics of violence and lies, the Congress's ongoing ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’ will spread a message of “ahimsa and 'swaraj”.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Khadi Gramodyog, Badanavalu, in Karnataka on Sunday, (PTI)
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Khadi Gramodyog, Badanavalu, in Karnataka on Sunday, (PTI)
By | Written by Aniruddha Dhar, New Delhi

1984 marks one of 'darkest' years in modern Indian history: US senator

Published on Oct 02, 2022 01:50 PM IST

Violence erupted in Delhi and other parts of the country after former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was assassinated by her bodyguards on October 31, 1984.

US senator Pat Toomey. (File image)
US senator Pat Toomey. (File image)
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‘Did not enter Congress presidential race to oppose anyone’: Mallikarjun Kharge

Published on Oct 02, 2022 01:29 PM IST

Congress presidential election: It's Mallikarjun Kharge vs Shashi Tharoor in the race for the party's top post.

Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge addresses a press conference at 10, Rajaji Marg, in New Delhi. (HT photo/ Sanjeev Verma) 
Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge addresses a press conference at 10, Rajaji Marg, in New Delhi. (HT photo/ Sanjeev Verma) 
By | Edited by Swati Bhasin, New Delhi

Tata Tiago EV vs Tata Tigor EV: Which electric ride should you choose?

Published on Oct 02, 2022 01:20 PM IST

Tata Tiago EV has toppled the Tigor EV to become India's most affordable electric car.

Tata Tiago and Tigor EV are based on the same platform but come equipped with different sized battery packs.
Tata Tiago and Tigor EV are based on the same platform but come equipped with different sized battery packs.

Terrorist, linked to Lashkar, who earlier escaped, shot dead in J&K: Cops

Published on Oct 02, 2022 01:11 PM IST

The encounter on Sunday was reported from the Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Security personnel patrol in Jammu and Kashmir, (File, for representation only) (ANI)
Security personnel patrol in Jammu and Kashmir, (File, for representation only) (ANI)

Afternoon brief: Citing ‘IB report’, Kejriwal says AAP to win Gujarat polls

Published on Oct 02, 2022 12:58 PM IST

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

AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal at a press briefing.
AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal at a press briefing.
By, New Delhi

Gold smuggling case: Kerala govt opposes ED move to shift trial to Karnataka

Published on Oct 02, 2022 12:40 PM IST

Kerala state additional chief secretary approached the Supreme Court on Saturday questioning the ED plan saying the central agency did not give any valid reason to shift the case out of the state and its move will discredit the state apparatus

The Kerala gold smuggling case took a dramatic turn in June after accused Swapna Suresh gave a confidential statement before a magistrate court in Ernakulam alleging chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan knew about everything. (PTI File Photo)
The Kerala gold smuggling case took a dramatic turn in June after accused Swapna Suresh gave a confidential statement before a magistrate court in Ernakulam alleging chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan knew about everything. (PTI File Photo)

Gehlot says MLAs got agitated over ‘new CM name’, skips mentioning Pilot

Published on Oct 02, 2022 12:32 PM IST

Gehlot said it is not natural that MLAs got agitated over new CM name as MLAs generally switch sides when a new CM comes. “I was in Jaisalmer. I could not guess but the MLAs sensed who was going to be the new chief minister,” Gehlot said without naming Sachin Pilot.

Ashok Gehlot said Rajasthan MLAs were agitated over the name of a new chief minister. 
Ashok Gehlot said Rajasthan MLAs were agitated over the name of a new chief minister. 

Accused in Moose Wala murder case, a Bishnoi aide, escapes custody in Punjab

Published on Oct 02, 2022 12:17 PM IST

Sidhu Moose Wala murder case: Deepak Tinu was said to be a close aide of gangster Lawrence Bishnoi.

Sidhu Moose Wala was shot dead near his home in Punjab's Mansa district. (HT file photo)
Sidhu Moose Wala was shot dead near his home in Punjab's Mansa district. (HT file photo)
By | Reported by Parteek Singh Mahal | Edited by Swati Bhasin

AAP set to form government in Gujarat, claims Arvind Kejriwal, cites 'IB report'

Published on Oct 02, 2022 11:45 AM IST

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal claimed that an IB report has suggested that AAP will form the government in Gujarat if elections are held today.

AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal at a press briefing.
AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal at a press briefing.

HC grants bail to Meghalaya BJP vice president accused of running brothel

Published on Oct 02, 2022 11:38 AM IST

Bernard N Marak was arrested from Hapur district in Uttar Pradesh on July 26 after he allegedly absconded

The Meghalaya police claimed to have busted a sex racket allegedly operating from a building owned by Bernard N Marak on July 23, leading to the arrest of over 75 people and rescue of five children including a minor girl. (File Photo)
The Meghalaya police claimed to have busted a sex racket allegedly operating from a building owned by Bernard N Marak on July 23, leading to the arrest of over 75 people and rescue of five children including a minor girl. (File Photo)
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