Highlights: At 2,311, Delhi sees fall in daily Covid-19 cases, 1 death; positivity rate climbs to 13.84%

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  • Aug 06, 2022 10:00 PM IST

    Delhi sees fall in daily Covid tally with 2,311 new cases; positivity rate climbs to 13.84% 

    Delhi sees fall in daily Covid tally with 2,311 new cases; positivity rate climbs to 13.84% 

  • Aug 06, 2022 09:43 PM IST

    RCP Singh quits JDU after Nitish Kumar's party seeks reply on graft allegations

    Senior JD(U) leader RCP Singh on Saturday resigned from the party amid a rift with party chief and Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar. Singh's resignation came hours after he spoke about his intentions of floating his own party at a press conference in Bihar's Mustafapur. Read More

  • Aug 06, 2022 09:33 PM IST

    Margaret Alva slams Opposition leaders who supported BJP: 'Damaged their...'

    Margaret Alva, defeated Opposition's vice-presidential candidate, on Saturday congratulated NDA's Jagdeep Dhankhar for winning the election and noted that while this election is over, the battle for protecting the Constitution, strengthening democracy and restoring Parliament's dignity will continue. Read More

  • Aug 06, 2022 09:18 PM IST

    RCP Singh quits JDU after Nitish Kumar's party seeks reply on graft allegations

    Senior JD(U) leader RCP Singh on Saturday resigned from the party amid a rift with party chief and Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar. Singh's resignation came hours after he spoke about his intentions of floating his own party at a press conference in Bihar's Mustafapur. The resignation also follows a show-cause notice slapped on Singh for allegedly amassing huge amounts of property between 2013 and 2019, and not declaring those in his poll affidavits. Read More

  • Aug 06, 2022 07:55 PM IST

    Jagdeep Dhankhar elected India's next vice-president, defeats Margaret Alva

    Jagdeep Dhankhar, National Democratic Alliance's (NDA) nominee and former West Bengal governor who was pitted against joint Opposition candidate Margaret Alva, became the 16th Vice-President of India on Saturday with by overwhelming majority. Read More

  • Aug 06, 2022 07:04 PM IST

    'Attention': Centre’s advisory to Delhi, 6 states as Covid cases see sharp jump

    Amid a rise in coronavirus cases, the Union health ministry wrote to seven states - Delhi, Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Odisha, Tamil Nadu and Telangana - and asked them to ensure adequate testing, promote Covid-appropriate behaviour and increase the pace of vaccination to curb further spread of the viral infection in a prompt and effective manner. Read More

  • Aug 06, 2022 05:05 PM IST

    ‘Disproportionate assets’: JD(U) seeks explanation from RCP Singh over complaint

    Infighting within the Janata Dal (United) in Bihar has once again taken centre stage after the party mounted pressure on senior leader and former Union minister RCP Singh and slapped a show cause notice at him for allegedly amassing huge amounts of property between 2013 and 2019, and not declaring those in his poll affidavits. Read More

  • Aug 06, 2022 05:04 PM IST

    Voting for the vice-president post ends, results to be announced today

    Voting for the Vice President post stands over in Parliament. The results of the same will be declared today.

  • Aug 06, 2022 04:53 PM IST

    Dhanbad judge's murder: 2 convicts sentenced to rigorous life imprisonment

    A special CBI court in Dhanbad on Saturday sentenced two convicted of killing Dhanbad judge Uttam Anand to rigorous life imprisonment till death. On July 28, the court had found them guilty in the murder case. Read More

  • Aug 06, 2022 03:26 PM IST

    Jairam Ramesh purchased Tata Nexon EV after this exchange with Gadkari in RS

    Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Saturday shared an earlier exchange with Union minister Nitin Gadkari in Rajya Sabha over the phasing out of petrol and diesel vehicles and encouraging electric vehicles by bringing down prices. Read More

  • Aug 06, 2022 03:25 PM IST

    Delhi excise policy row: Manish Sisodia blames L-G for ‘last-minute U-turn’

    Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia, who is also the state excise and finance minister, for the first time acknowledged that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government in the national capital has incurred losses worth “thousands of crores” of rupees under the new excise policy 2021-22, but blamed it squarely on the Lieutenant Governor (L-G), who he alleged “made a U-turn at the last moment” before implementing the new regime from November 17, 2021. Read More

  • Aug 06, 2022 01:42 PM IST

    LG takes major disciplinary action over new excise policy

    Minutes after Sisodia's allegations on Saturday, the LG's office stated that LG VK Saxena has approved the suspension and initiation of "major disciplinary proceedings" against the then Delhi excise commissioner, IAS officer, Arava Gopi Krishna and DANICS officer Anand Kumar Tiwari, deputy excise commissioner, apart from three other adhoc DANICS officers and four DASS cadre officials.

  • Aug 06, 2022 01:16 PM IST

    Centre writes to Delhi, 6 states over rising Covid cases

    Union Health Secretary has written to health secretaries of Delhi, Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Odisha, Tamil Nadu and Telangana on rising Covid-19 cases.

    Rajesh Bhushan in the letter that the states and UT “should aim to increase pace of vaccination for eligible population and follow five-fold strategy and adherence to Covid Appropriate Behaviour.”

  • Aug 06, 2022 11:56 AM IST

    Varanasi court acquits jailed BSP MP Atul Rai rape case

    A special court in Varanasi for MP/MLA acquitted jailed BSP MP Atul Rai in a rape case, reported ANI.

  • Aug 06, 2022 11:37 AM IST

    Taiwan official leading missile production found dead in hotel: Report

    The deputy head of Taiwan defence ministry's research and development unit was found dead on Saturday morning in a hotel room, according to the official Central News Agency.

  • Aug 06, 2022 10:40 AM IST

    Only Omicron and its sub-lineages are the predominant circulating variants in India: ANI quoting sources

    Only Omicron and its sub-lineages are the predominant circulating variants in India, ANI reported citing people familiar with the matter.

  • Aug 06, 2022 09:54 AM IST

    Karnataka CM Bommai tests positive for Covid, his New Delhi trip cancelled

    Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said he has tested positive for Covid-19 with mild symptoms, adding that his trip to New Delhi stands cancelled.

  • Aug 06, 2022 09:28 AM IST

    19,406 new Covid cases, 49 deaths registered in 24 hours

    India recorded 19,406 new Covid cases and 49 related deaths on Friday, according to health ministry data.

  • Aug 06, 2022 09:02 AM IST

    Taiwan defence ministry says China simulating attack on its main island, reports AFP

    Taiwan defence ministry said that China was simulating attack on its main island, reported news agency AFP.

    “Possible simulated attack against HVA. #ROCArmedForces have utilized alert broadcast, aircraft in CAP, patrolling naval vessels, and land-based missile systems in response to this situation,” the ministry tweeted.

  • Aug 06, 2022 08:14 AM IST

    PM Modi lauds Indian wrestlers after Mohit Grewal adds to medal tally

    “Incredible form demonstrated by our wrestlers. Adding to the medals tally is Mohit Grewal. His sharp focus stands out as he brings home a Bronze medal. Congratulations to him. I hope he scales new heights of success in the times to come,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted.

  • Aug 06, 2022 07:55 AM IST

    Fire breaks out at Wadia hospital in central Mumbai

    A fire has broken out at Wadia hospital in central Mumbai, PTI reported quoting civic officials.

  • Aug 06, 2022 07:45 AM IST

    Indiana Senate 1st to approve abortion bans post Roe

    Indiana’s Legislature became the first in the nation to pass new legislation restricting access to abortions since the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.

  • Aug 06, 2022 07:08 AM IST

    Japan PM to replace defence minister Kishi on Wednesday

    Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida will replace defence minister Nobuo Kishi on consideration of his health conditions in the upcoming Cabinet and party leadership reshuffle on Wednesday, reported Reuters citing Yomiuri daily.

  • Aug 06, 2022 06:30 AM IST

    Troops fired flares to warn unidentified aircraft flying over Matsu: Taiwan

    Taiwan defence ministry said that the troops fired flares to warn unidentified aircraft flying over outlying islands of Matsu late on Friday, reported Reuters.

  • Aug 06, 2022 05:56 AM IST

    5.3 magnitude earthquake jolts Nepal's Nuwakot

    An earthquake of magnitude 5.3 occurred around Belkotgadi of Nuwakot district in Nepal at 5.26am, according to National Earthquake Monitoring & Research Center.

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Evening brief: ‘False news’- Pilot rebuts reports of complaining about Gehlot

Updated on Sep 27, 2022 05:03 PM IST

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Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot (right) with former deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot (left). (File image)
Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot (right) with former deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot (left). (File image)

Congress chief authorised to select Rajasthan CM thrice since 1998: Pilot camp

Updated on Sep 27, 2022 04:57 PM IST

A resolution was due to be passed authorising Sonia Gandhi to pick the next chief minister at a Congress legislature party (CLP) meeting on Sunday

Congress leader Sachin Pilot. (ANI)
Congress leader Sachin Pilot. (ANI)

In ‘real’ Shiv Sena tussle, Team Shinde has an edge as SC rejects Uddhav's plea

Updated on Sep 27, 2022 05:01 PM IST

A Constitution bench of the Supreme Court heard the application of the Uddhav Thackeray group to restrain the Election Commission from deciding on the claim of the Shinde-led group over the "real" Shiv Sena.

The Supreme Court. (ANI)
The Supreme Court. (ANI)

Financial crisis forces Bhopal woman to kill sons

Published on Sep 27, 2022 04:39 PM IST

Additional deputy police commissioner Shrutikirti Somvanshi said Sapna Dhakad has confessed to the crime and said her husband worked as a driver but lost his job after an accident

The woman allegedly strangled her 20-day-old twin sons. (Getty Images)
The woman allegedly strangled her 20-day-old twin sons. (Getty Images)

Cyrus Mistry death: International Road Federation finds faults at accident site

Published on Sep 27, 2022 04:10 PM IST

The stretch on which the Mercedes GLC in which Cyrus Mistry was traveling in with three others is infamous for several reasons.

‘False news’: Pilot rebuts report that he complained to Cong bosses about Gehlot

Updated on Sep 27, 2022 04:50 PM IST

Loyalists of Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot and ex-deputy CM Sachin Pilot have been in a battle over the appointment of the next chief minister of the state should the former run for Congress president's post.

Sachin Pilot is seen as the leading face of becoming the next chief minister of Rajasthan if the Ashok Gehlot contests the upcoming Congress presidential elections.
Sachin Pilot is seen as the leading face of becoming the next chief minister of Rajasthan if the Ashok Gehlot contests the upcoming Congress presidential elections.
By | Edited by Sohini Goswami

Central marine research body makes seaweed-based product to fight fatty liver

Published on Sep 27, 2022 03:38 PM IST

Named LivCure extract, the product is a unique blend of natural bioactive ingredients extracted from finest seaweeds with eco-friendly green technology

Marine experts said there is intense research worldwide to understand the health benefits of seaweed. (Representative image)
Marine experts said there is intense research worldwide to understand the health benefits of seaweed. (Representative image)

In eye of storm, Shanti Dhariwal is known as Gehlot’s man Friday, troubleshooter

Published on Sep 27, 2022 03:27 PM IST

Rebel lawmakers gathered at Shanti Dhariwal’s residence on Sunday instead of attending the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) meeting called to pick the next chief minister

Rajasthan minister Shanti Dhariwal. (ANI)
Rajasthan minister Shanti Dhariwal. (ANI)

Centre declares Asha Parekh as 52nd recipient of Dadasaheb Phalke award

Updated on Sep 27, 2022 03:30 PM IST

The national film awards is being held four years after the tradition was broken in 2018 when more than 50 award winners did not turn up at the 65th National Film Awards ceremony to protest against the change in norm when President Ram Nath Kovind presented only 11 of the 137 awards

Veteran actress Asha Parekh. (PTI Photo)
Veteran actress Asha Parekh. (PTI Photo)
ByDeeksha Bhardwaj

From Prez poll to party president election: The Congress’s scramble to find a candidate

Published on Sep 27, 2022 03:05 PM IST

The rebellion in Rajasthan has triggered a full-blown crisis in the Congress that may force the party leadership to look for Ashok Gehlot’s alternative as a candidate for the presidential election

The rebellion in Rajasthan may end Ashok Gehlot’s chances of becoming the party president unless the Rajasthan leadership issue is resolved amicably. (HT File Photo)
The rebellion in Rajasthan may end Ashok Gehlot’s chances of becoming the party president unless the Rajasthan leadership issue is resolved amicably. (HT File Photo)

PM to flag off Gandhinagar-Mumbai Vande Bharat express during Gujarat visit

Published on Sep 27, 2022 03:02 PM IST

During his two-day visit to his home state the prime minister will lay the foundation stone for the world’s first Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) terminal in Bhavnagar and declare open the 36th National Games, which are being held for the first time in Gujarat.

PM Narendra Modi (PTI)
PM Narendra Modi (PTI)
By | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan

India sends strong message to Pakistan on forcible conversion of Sikh teacher

Updated on Sep 27, 2022 04:11 PM IST

In a reply to the National Minorities Commission, Jaishankar said the Centre has conveyed its "grave concerns at such a shocking and deplorable incident.

External affairs minister S Jaishankar.(AP)
External affairs minister S Jaishankar.(AP)
By | Written by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi

Tata Motors launches two new variants of Safari SUV. Here’s what is new

Published on Sep 27, 2022 02:35 PM IST

The new variants, which were recently launched for the five-seater Tata Harrier as well, will sit above the existing XM and XT variants.

580 smugglers arrested in eight months in Tripura, says CM

Published on Sep 27, 2022 01:59 PM IST

Tripura chief minister Manik Saha said the government has carried out massive anti-drug campaigns in the recent past, leading to arrest of more people in drug smuggling cases

Tripura chief minister Manik Saha (ANI)
Tripura chief minister Manik Saha (ANI)
ByPriyanka Deb Barman

SC seeks Centre’s reply on plea challenging blanket ban on commercial surrogacy

Published on Sep 27, 2022 01:37 PM IST

The petition had named the Central Ministries of Health & Family Welfare and Women & Child Development besides the ICMR to which notices were issued seeking their response

The petition highlighted the inconsistencies between the ART Act and the Surrogacy Act. (File image (Vijayanand Gupta | Hindustan Times))
The petition highlighted the inconsistencies between the ART Act and the Surrogacy Act. (File image (Vijayanand Gupta | Hindustan Times))
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