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October 22 Highlights- No detention camps in Bengal for those excluded from Indian citizenship: Mamata Banerjee

Breaking News Live: Former finance minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram gets bail from the Supreme Court in INX Media case and other latest news from Hindustan Times.

By HT Correspondent | Oct 22, 2019 21:54 IST
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Former finance minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram gets bail from the Supreme Court in INX Media case, two months after he was arrested by the CBI in the INX Media corruption case. PM Narendra modi meets Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee. ‘Excellent meeting with Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee’ he tweets. Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative (PMC) Bank depositors stage a protest at Azad Maidan in Mumbai and other latest news from Hindustan Times.

8:25 pm IST

Kartarpur pact to be inked on ‘zero line’, India and Pak to not cross border

India and Pakistan will sign an agreement on October 24 to operationalise the Kartarpur Corridor to allow Indian pilgrims to visit a gurdwara built at the site where Guru Nanak spent the final years of his life, capping protracted negotiations on the issue.

8:10 pm IST

Shahjahanpur student files bail plea, HC seeks reply from Chinmayanand’s counsel

The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday gave two weeks to the police and BJP leader Chinmayanand’s lawyer to file their objections to a bail plea by the law student who has accused the politician of rape.

7:45 pm IST

2 killed in PoK protests, coincided with Pak’s field trip for diplomats

On a day Islamabad took a small group of foreign diplomats to selected areas of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir in its campaign against India, two civilians died and many were injured in police action to disperse a pro-freedom rally in Muzaffarabad, according to news agency ANI.

7:25 pm IST

Army officer killed in firing by militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Naushera; encounter on: ANI

Army officer killed in firing by militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Naushera; encounter on, reports ANI

7:00 pm IST

Army officer injured in J-K’s Naushera after being shot at by terrorists

A Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) of the Indian Army succumbed to injuries after being fired upon by terrorists at a post(500m inside the LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Naushera sector earlier today. Area cordoned off, exchange of fire underway. :ANI

6:40 pm IST

Andhra boat with trapped bodies retrieved from Godavari

Thirty seven days after a private boat ferrying 77 persons sank in Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh, a search team on Tuesday retrieved the badly-mangled vessel with the highly-decomposed bodies. :IANS

6:15 pm IST

No detention camps to come up in Bengal: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said that her government would not allow building detention camps in the state to house those who would be excluded from Indian citizenship following any screening exercise to identify foreigners.

5:40 pm IST

BSP partymen paraded on donkeys, faces blackened in Jaipur

In a shocking incident, BSP workers on Tuesday blackened the faces of the party’s national coordinator Ram Gautam and Rajasthan in-charge Sita Ram Sila, and paraded them on donkeys with garlands of shoes and slippers around their necks in front of the state party headquarters here. : IANS

5:10 pm IST

Infosys shares plummet amid whistleblower complaint

Infosys investors lose Rs 53,000 cr as shares plummet amid whistleblower complaint.

4:30 pm IST

‘India can’t reach $5 trillion mark until UP becomes $1 trillion economy’: 15th Finance Commission Chairman

NK Singh, Chairman of 15th Finance Commission, held a meeting with UP CM Yodi Adityanath today. During the meeting, he said, “If the goal of PM Modi is to make India a $5 trillion economy, then it’s important that UP becomes a $1 trillion economy. Until and unless UP becomes a $1 trillion economy, Indian cannot become a $5 trillion economy.”

4:10 pm IST

Axis Bank reports net loss of Rs 112 crore on Quarter 2

Axis Bank reports standalone net loss of Rs 112 crore in Quarter-2 as against Rs 789 crore profit a year ago. :PTI

3:52 pm IST

‘UP at top in crime against women’: Priyanka Gandhi

Congress General Secretary for UP (East), Priyanka Gandhi Vadra says, “The state is at the top in crime against women, it is shameful and the Chief Minister must do something about it.”

3:05 pm IST

Firing along LoC in Poonch’s Mendhar stops

Pakistan had violated ceasefire along Line of Control (LoC) in Balakote sector of Mendhar, today. The firing stopped at 2 pm.

2:30 pm IST

Japan’s Emperor Naruhito formally proclaims enthronement

Japan’s Emperor Naruhito formally proclaims enthronement

2:00 pm IST

Pakistan violated ceasefire along Line of Control

Pakistan violated ceasefire along Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Balakot sector of Mendhar, today

1:42 pm IST

‘Unique experience’: Abhijit Banerjee’s thank you note on meeting PM Modi

‘His way of thinking about India is quite unique. One hears about policies but one rarely hears about the thinking behind it. He talked about the way he sees governance in particular, why in some sense, may be the mistrust of the people on the ground colours our governance and how it therefore, creates structures of elite control over the governance process: not a responsive government, said Abhijit Banerjee after his meeting with PM Modi.

1:23 pm IST

ED arrests Humayun Merchant, said to be close aide of late gangster Iqbal Mirchi

ED arrests Humayun Merchant, said to be close aide of late gangster Iqbal Mirchi, in money laundering case: Officials.

1:16 pm IST

Dharmendra Pradhan visits shipbuilding complex in Russia manufacturing LNG

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today visited shipbuilding complex of a shipyard in Russia which manufactures various kinds of vessels, including Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) carriers, Offshore vessels, passenger ships etc.

1:02 pm IST

CM Arvind Kejriwal states the stretches of road to undergo redesigning

‘The stretches of road which have been selected for redesigning on trial basis are AIIMS to Ashram, Vikas Marg (Laxmi Nagar Chungi to Karkari Mor), Mayapuri to Moti Bagh, Wazirabad dept to Rithala, Britania Chowk to West Envlave, Shivdaspuri to Patel Marg, Narwana Road, Ambedkar Marg to Defence Colony and Nigambodh Ghat road near Kashmiri Gate,’ says CM Arvind Kejriwal

12:57 pm IST

‘The project cost will be around Rs 400 crore,’ says CM Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal said that under the project, road efficiency will also be increased, adding that the project cost will be around Rs 400 crore.

12:52 pm IST

Two fresh applications filed in Mehul Choksi CBI matter in Mumbai Court

Two fresh applications filed in Mehul Choksi CBI matter, in a Mumbai Court.

12:47 pm IST

‘All these roads will be redesigned,’ Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

There are 9 stretches, almost 45 km long, all these roads will be redesigned. We are doing this on a pilot basis and the work will be completed in a year, says Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

12:42 pm IST

Mumbai man dies of dengue, family claims lack of preventive measures from civic body

28 year old man, Vishal Bhandhari from Bhiwandi, Mumbai died of suspected dengue disease on Sunday. He was married eight months ago, his family claims lack of preventive measures from local municipal body had led to the death

12:35 pm IST

CM Arvind Kejriwal announces redesigning of all roads in Delhi

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal announces redesigning of all road in Delhi. He says that the project will be started with a redesigning of nine stretches on a pilot basis. The work will be completed in a year from now.

12:30 pm IST

Envoys visit heritage street in Amritsar

Envoys visit heritage street in Amritsar to pay obeisance at Golden Temple.

12:25 pm IST

CM Arvind Kejriwal addresses press conference in Delhi

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal address press conference to make an important announcement at the Media Center, Delhi Secretariat in New Delhi.

12:14 pm IST

PMC Bank depositors stage protest at Azad Maidan in Mumbai

Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative (PMC) Bank depositors stage a protest at Azad Maidan in Mumbai for stopping merger of banks and bad loan policy and various demands .

12:09 pm IST

PM Modi meets Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee

PM Narendra modi meets Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee. He tweets, ‘Excellent meeting with Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee. His passion towards human empowerment is clearly visible. We had a healthy and extensive interaction on various subjects. India is proud of his accomplishments. Wishing him the very best for his future endeavours’.

11:40 am IST

Chidambaram gets bail from SC in INX Media case, stays in custody in ED case

Supreme Court grants bail to Congress leader P Chidambaram in the INX Media case registered by the CBI.