Highlights: After firing British finance minister, PM Liz Truss pledges to press on with economic reforms

Updated on Oct 14, 2022 11:39 PM IST

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  • Oct 14, 2022 08:48 PM IST

    Labourer falls to death from second floor of Delhi factory

    A 31-year-old labourer died on Friday after falling from the second floor of a factory in north Delhi's Narela industrial area, PTI reported.

  • Oct 14, 2022 07:37 PM IST

    Russia's Putin reacts to PM Modi's ‘peaceful dialogue’ offer in Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday India and China supported "peaceful dialogue" in Ukraine, a month after their Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping appeared to differ with him over the conflict at a summit in Uzbekistan last month, reported news agency Reuters.

  • Oct 14, 2022 07:17 PM IST

    After firing British finance minister, PM Liz Truss pledges to press on with economic reforms

    Britain will retain plans to increase corporation tax, Prime Minister Liz Truss said on Friday.

  • Oct 14, 2022 05:41 PM IST

    UK finance minister Kwarteng resigns

    Britain's finance minister Kwasi Kwarteng said on Friday that he had resigned after Prime Minister Liz Truss asked him to stand aside.

  • Oct 14, 2022 05:21 PM IST

    Maharashtra: Thunderstorm with lightning, moderate spells of rain with gusty winds likely to occur at isolated places

    As per the India Meteorological Department (IMD), thunderstorm with lightning and moderate spells of rain with gusty winds reaching 30-40 kmph is very likely to occur at isolated places in Mumbai, Palghar, Thane, Satara, Sangli, Solapur, Hingoli, Latur, Nasik, Aurangabad during next 3-4 hours.

  • Oct 14, 2022 04:55 PM IST

    India successfully test-fires submarine-launched ballistic missile from INS Arihant

    India on Friday successfully test-fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) from INS Arihant.

  • Oct 14, 2022 02:55 PM IST

    Gyanvapi row: Varanasi court rejects plea seeking carbon-dating of 'Shivling' in mosque complex

    The Varanasi court on Friday rejected the demand for carbon dating of a "Shivling", claimed to be found on the Gyanvapi mosque premises.

  • Oct 14, 2022 01:56 PM IST

    Fifth Vande Bharat train to start ops from Nov 10

    The fifth Vande Bharat train will begin operations from November 10 between Chennai- Bengaluru- Mysore.

  • Oct 14, 2022 01:24 PM IST

    Centre defends electoral bonds scheme, SC to hear case in detail on Dec 6

    Centre on Friday told the Supreme Court that electoral bond is an absolutely transparent mode of political funding in wake of a series of petitions filed against it. The next hearing is on December 6 when the apex court will hear the case in detail.

  • Oct 14, 2022 01:07 PM IST

    CJI dismisses request for urgent hearing on ‘freebies’ promised by parties during poll campaigns

    The CJI on Friday quashed a request for urgent hearing before it on a plea against “freebies” promised by political parties during poll campaigns. The advocate said that as poll schedule for Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh will soon be announced, parties have already begun making such promises. But the CJI asked the advocate to send the files to his chamber.

  • Oct 14, 2022 12:09 PM IST

    Annual rate of inflation on WPI eases to 10.7% in Sept against 12.41% in August: Govt

    Annual rate of inflation based on all India Wholesale Price Index (WPI) eases to 10.7 per cent for September 2022 against 12.41 per cent recorded in August 2022, government said on Friday.

  • Oct 14, 2022 11:28 AM IST

    Centre upgrades Assam CM's security cover from Z-category in NE region to Z+ on all-India basis

    Centre upgrades Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma's security cover from Z-category in the north-eastern region to Z+ on an all-India basis. Read more.

  • Oct 14, 2022 11:07 AM IST

    Bombay HC acquits ex-DU professor in Maoist links case

    Bombay high court on Friday acquitted former Delhi University professor GN Saibaba in alleged Maoist links case. It allowed his appeal against conviction and life sentence. The Nagpur bench of the high court heard his case. Read more.

  • Oct 14, 2022 10:34 AM IST

    ECI to hold press briefing at 3pm today, will announce poll schedule of Guj, Himachal polls

    The Election Commission of India (ECI) is scheduled to hold a press meet at 3pm today, where it will announce the schedule of assembly elections in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh.

  • Oct 14, 2022 09:30 AM IST

    BSF guns down drone at India-Pak border in Amritsar,

    The BSF personnel on Friday shot down a drone that entered the Indian territory near the Ramsas village in Amritsar, Punjab. Following the incident, which happened at around 4pm, the personnel found a rope attached to the drone. The area is being searched by a heavy BSF and Punjab Police forces under the DIG's investigation. Read more.

  • Oct 14, 2022 09:02 AM IST

    India's Covid tally sees slight dip with 2,678 new infections

    India on Friday logged as many as 2,678 new Covid-19 cases, a marginal dip from 2,786 the day before, the health ministry's morning bulletin revealed. The active case count now stands at 26,583, accounting for 0.06 per cent of the cumulative tally of 44,623,997.

  • Oct 14, 2022 08:03 AM IST

    Delhi Police gets bomb call on Moscow-Delhi flight, probe on after aircraft lands safely & everyone deboarded

    Delhi Police on Friday said that a call about a bomb on a flight coming to the capital from Moscow was received last night. They added that the flight landed in Delhi at around 3.20am, after which all passengers and crew members were deboarded safely and now the aircraft is being checked and a probe into the matter is underway, ANI reported. Read more.

  • Oct 14, 2022 07:05 AM IST

    Earthquake of 4.8 magnitude hits Chhattisgarh region early Friday

    An earthquake of magnitude 4.8 happened today at around 5.28 am 65km WNW of Ambikapur in Chhattisgarh, the National Center for Seismology said. “The depth of the earthquake was 10km below the ground,” it added.

  • Oct 14, 2022 05:52 AM IST

    Elon Musk probed by US authorities over his Twitter buyout deal

    Tesla CEO Elon Musk is under a federal investigation by United States authorities over his $44 billion buyout deal of social media giant Twitter, the company said in a court filing made public on Thursday. Twitter said it had requested Musk's advocates for months to produce their communications with federal authorities, but they had not complied, and so they asked a Delaware judge to order the attorneys to provide the documents. Read more.

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Watch: Ajmer couple romance on moving bike in viral video, case filed

Published on Feb 09, 2023 07:11 AM IST

The video circulating online showed the woman seated in front of the man riding the bike from Regional College Crossroads to Nausar Valley.

Netizens criticised the duo for the irresponsible behaviour. (Screengrab/Twitter)
Netizens criticised the duo for the irresponsible behaviour. (Screengrab/Twitter)

Watch: 'You can't call an honourable MP Pappu,' Amit Shah to Adhir Chowdhury

Published on Feb 09, 2023 07:04 AM IST

Adhir Chowdhury said Rahul Gandhi has proved that no matter the BJP tries to prove him pappu, ‘Rahul Gandhi khud aapko pappu bana diya’.

Lok Sabha members burst into laughter when Amit Shah told Adhir Chowdhury he cannot call an MP 'pappu'.
Lok Sabha members burst into laughter when Amit Shah told Adhir Chowdhury he cannot call an MP 'pappu'.

Sanctions will not disrupt India-Russia defence partnership, says BrahMos chief

Published on Feb 09, 2023 06:27 AM IST

The West’s attempts will not stop the Russia-India defence partnership, nor will it impact the company's operations, BrahMos Aerospace Indo-Russian Joint Venture Managing Director and CEO Atul Dinkar Rane told TASS, the official news agency of Russia.

Indian Army's Brahmos Missile System during the Republic Day Parade rehearsal at Kartavya Path, Delhi. (ANI)
Indian Army's Brahmos Missile System during the Republic Day Parade rehearsal at Kartavya Path, Delhi. (ANI)
PTI | | Posted by Yagya Sharma

Kharge's Louis Vuitton scarf in Parliament draws flak; 'When PM Modi wears...'

Published on Feb 09, 2023 05:40 AM IST

After Piyush Goyal mentioned Kharge's Louis Vuitton scarf worth ₹54,000 in the Rajya Sabha in reply to Kharge's demand for a JPC probe into the Adani scam, the scarf became a topic of social media debate in parallel with PM Modi's recycled jacket.

Row over Mallikarjun Kharge's Louis Vuitton jacket spilled on to social media from the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday.
Row over Mallikarjun Kharge's Louis Vuitton jacket spilled on to social media from the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday.

LIVE: Ukraine's Zelenskiy to press EU leaders for more arms, membership talks

Updated on Feb 09, 2023 07:02 AM IST

Breaking news today February 9, 2023: Get latest news, breaking news, latest updates, live news, top headlines, breaking business news and top news of the hour.

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Supreme Court doubts verdict that rejected ‘guilty by association’ doctrine

Updated on Feb 09, 2023 04:34 AM IST

“Where is the question of reading down a law unless its validity is challenged or doubted? Before reading down a provision, wasn’t the other bench required to hear the Union of India? How can you read down a central statute without giving them an opportunity?” a bench, led by justice MR Shah, asked.

New Delhi, Jan 10 (ANI): A view of the Supreme Court building, the apex judicial body of India, in New Delhi on Tuesday. (ANI Photo) (ANI)
New Delhi, Jan 10 (ANI): A view of the Supreme Court building, the apex judicial body of India, in New Delhi on Tuesday. (ANI Photo) (ANI)
By, New Delhi

Registration for Char Dham Yatra set to begin from February 20

Updated on Feb 09, 2023 12:39 AM IST

Online and offline registration for the Char Dham Yatra will begin on February 20 and the pilgrimage process is expected to be smoother than in previous years, an Uttarakhand government official said

Last year, a record 4.6 million pilgrims reached Char Dham shrines and more pilgrims are expected to reach this year. (Archive)
Last year, a record 4.6 million pilgrims reached Char Dham shrines and more pilgrims are expected to reach this year. (Archive)

Shah counters Adhir on ‘Chinese incursions’

Published on Feb 09, 2023 12:34 AM IST

A back-and-forth broke out between Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, Union home minister Amit Shah, and law minister Kiren Rijiju over the India-China border situation in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday.

Union home minister Amit Shah. (ANI)
Union home minister Amit Shah. (ANI)
ByAnish Yande, New Delhi

Spending increased to enhance border roads along China: EAM Jaishankar

Updated on Feb 09, 2023 04:47 AM IST

India and China have been locked in a border row for almost 33 months, with ongoing negotiations resulting in disengagement from a few friction points along the LAC (line of actual control) but the overall resolution of the dispute is still not in sight.

Indore, Jan 09 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar speaks at the 17th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention, in Indore on Monday. (ANI Photo) (ANI)
Indore, Jan 09 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar speaks at the 17th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention, in Indore on Monday. (ANI Photo) (ANI)

The significance of Erode bypoll for Tamil Nadu politics

Updated on Feb 09, 2023 03:24 AM IST

EPS also faces an uphill task of reviving the AIADMK nearly six months after he was elected party’s interim general secretary on July 11 last year, and close to two years after his party was defeated by the Stalin-led DMK alliance.

For the chief minister MK Stalin-led DMK, a win in the February 27 bypoll will reaffirm its popularity among the voters (Agencies)
For the chief minister MK Stalin-led DMK, a win in the February 27 bypoll will reaffirm its popularity among the voters (Agencies)
By, Chennai

Mining on non-forest land before final nod approved

Updated on Feb 09, 2023 03:28 AM IST

The Forest Advisory Committee (FAC) decided in October 2021 to approve coal mining on non-forest land adjoining a forest, when mining activity extends to both areas, even before a forest clearance is granted; the recent nod has been given for all minerals.

Mining on non-forest land before final nod approved
Mining on non-forest land before final nod approved
ByJayashree Nandi, New Delhi

Rijiju targets Rahul, dismisses allegations levelled against govt

Published on Feb 09, 2023 12:28 AM IST

Holding up an image showing Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot with Adani Group chief Gautam Adani, Union law minister Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday countered several allegations made by Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in the Lok Sabha the previous day.

Union minister Kiren Rijiju. (PTI)
Union minister Kiren Rijiju. (PTI)
ByAnish Yande, New Delhi

Justice Gowri to be in Madurai division bench

Published on Feb 09, 2023 12:27 AM IST

Justice Gowri will take up writ petitions, writ appeals, public interest litigations (PILs) from 2022 and criminal contempt appeals relating to orders in contempt proceedings and all other division bench civil appellate side matters from the 2021.

Justice Lekshmana Chandra Victoria Gowri. (ANI)
Justice Lekshmana Chandra Victoria Gowri. (ANI)
By, Chennai

India behind me, Opposition charges absurd: Modi in Parliament

Updated on Feb 09, 2023 04:36 AM IST

In his reply to the motion of thanks to the President’s Address in the Lok Sabha, Modi hit out at what he called dispirited leaders who had thwarted India from achieving is potential, and challenged the Opposition to convince millions of beneficiaries of his social welfare programmes with their “wild allegations” and “dirty abuses”.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(PTI)
By, New Delhi

Agri exports in first 3 quarters hit record $20bn in 12.6% jump

Updated on Feb 09, 2023 05:06 AM IST

Overseas shipments were boosted by basmati rice, which registered a 16% increase in value terms, a surprising 92% jump in exports of pulses and 25% in fresh vegetables, mainly to demand from the US, UAE and China, latest data from the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority show.

India has also emerged as a net exporter of farm products, whose exports touched an all-time high of US$ 50.2 billion in 2021-22, according to official data.
India has also emerged as a net exporter of farm products, whose exports touched an all-time high of US$ 50.2 billion in 2021-22, according to official data.
By, New Delhi
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