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Updated on Apr 08, 2022 12:16 AM IST

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  • Apr 07, 2022 11:25 PM IST

    Maharashtra adds 128 new Covid cases, 6 more deaths

    Maharashtra on Thursday added 128 new Covid-19 cases and six more deaths, which pushed the caseload and death toll to 78,74,818 and 1,47,806 respectively. 

  • Apr 07, 2022 09:47 PM IST

    Lok Sabha MP TN Prathapan writes to PM Modi seeking his intervention for the unconditional release of Indian fishermen in Sri Lanka

  • Apr 07, 2022 09:18 PM IST

    Pakistan Supreme Court declares deputy speaker's dismissal of no-trust motion unconstitutional; National Assembly restored

    The Pakistan Supreme Court on Thursday declared the ruling of deputy speaker Qasim Suri dismissing no-confidence motion unconstitutional.

  • Apr 07, 2022 08:48 PM IST

    Srilankans protest outside Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa's residence in Colombo

  • Apr 07, 2022 08:16 PM IST

    India ready to continue working with Sri Lanka for post-COVID economic recovery: MEA

    In line with its "neighbourhood first" policy, India stands ready to continue working with Sri Lanka for rapid post-Covid economic recovery, said Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Arindam Bagchi on Thursday.

  • Apr 07, 2022 07:40 PM IST

    2020 Delhi riots: Local court rejects bail plea of Jamia alumni body president Shifa-ur-Rehman

    A Delhi Court on Thursday dismissed the bail plea of president of Alumni Association, Jamia Millia Islamia, Shifa-Ur-Rehman in a larger conspiracy case in connection with the northeast Delhi violence in February 2020, ANI reported. Shifa was booked and charge-sheeted under sections of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act by the Delhi Police.

  • Apr 07, 2022 07:31 PM IST

    Bengal bypoll: TMC's Ballygunge candidate Babul Supriyo campaigns with Abhishek Banerjee

    Trinamool Congress candidate from Ballygunge, Babul Supriyo campaigned with party general secretary Abhishek Banerjee. Later, he attended an iftar party with Bengal minister and Kolkata mayor Firhad Hakim, reports ANI. The singer-politician faces CPM's Saira Shah Halim and BJP's Keya Ghosh in the battle for the seat which goes to polls on April 12. 

  • Apr 07, 2022 07:24 PM IST

    Covid-19: Kerala govt lifts all restrictions, mask use to continue

  • Apr 07, 2022 06:34 PM IST

    CBI makes first arrests in Birbhum killings, four suspects held in Mumbai

    The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday made its first arrest in connection with the recent killing of eight people in West Bengal's Birbhum district.

  • Apr 07, 2022 05:58 PM IST

    Delhi Airport Customs seizes 5.85 kg of cocaine at IGI Airport

    Delhi Airport Customs seized 5.85 kg of cocaine, the largest amount of cocaine confiscated from any Indian airport, on the night of April 6 at IGI Airport, New Delhi. In the last 6 months, Customs have seized 33.70 kg of heroin and 12.60 kg of cocaine at the airport, according to news agency ANI.

  • Apr 07, 2022 05:36 PM IST

    Andhra Pradesh Cabinet dissolved after all ministers submit their resignation letters to Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy 

    Andhra Pradesh Cabinet was dissolved on Thursday. All cabinet ministers submitted their resignation letters to Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy.

  • Apr 07, 2022 05:04 PM IST

    Implementation of Uniform Civil Code will begin from Uttarakhand: Pushkar Singh Dhami in Haridwar

    Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Thursday said “implementation of the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) will begin from Uttarakhand. We expect other State Govts too to implement UCC in their respective states”. 

  • Apr 07, 2022 04:27 PM IST

    Pakistan political crises: Supreme Court to deliver verdict on deputy speaker's ruling today

    Supreme Court will give its verdict on the deputy speaker’s ruling to disallow the no-confidence motion at 7:30pm today, news agency ANI reported. 

  • Apr 07, 2022 04:06 PM IST

    Delhi minorities panel issues show-cause notice to 3 mayors on meat ban issue

    The Delhi Minorities Commission has issued a show-cause notice to mayors and commissioners of three municipal corporations in the city seeking an explanation on what basis have they decided to ban or shut meat shops during Navratri. Read more 

  • Apr 07, 2022 03:58 PM IST

    Chinese hackers target power grids near Ladakh, minister says hack unsuccessful

    Union power minister RK Singh on Thursday said that the attempts by Chinese hackers to target electricity distribution centres near Ladakh were successfully blocked. Read more 

  • Apr 07, 2022 03:13 PM IST

    Ramzan: Andhra Pradesh govt allows Muslim employees to leave early during month of fasting

  • Apr 07, 2022 02:35 PM IST

    Jammu and Kashmir: Army firing kills two civilians in Handwara

    Two civilians were injured in army firing in north Kashmir's Handwara town.

  • Apr 07, 2022 02:15 PM IST

    Watch: District admin in Bareilly demolishes petrol pump owned by SP MLA Shazil Islam

  • Apr 07, 2022 01:52 PM IST

    PM Modi meets leaders after conclusion of Parliament's budget session

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah, Samajwadi Party's Mulayam Singh Yadav and other leaders, after the conclusion of Parliament's Budget session.

  • Apr 07, 2022 01:10 PM IST

    Parliament adjourned sine die

    Parliament proceedings adjourned sine die

  • Apr 07, 2022 12:53 PM IST

    Sri Lanka president appoints team of experts to advise government over worst economic crisis in decades, reports ANI

    Sri Lanka president Gotabaya Rajapaksa appoints team of experts to advise government over worst economic crisis in decades, reports ANI

  • Apr 07, 2022 12:25 PM IST

    Travel Agents Association of India postpones 66th convention in Sri Lanka

    Travel Agents Association of India postponed its 66th Convention which was to be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka from 19-22 April due to the on-going conflict in the nation. 

  • Apr 07, 2022 11:59 AM IST

    Rajya Sabha proceedings adjourned sine die

    Rajya Sabha proceedings have been adjourned sine die.

  • Apr 07, 2022 11:03 AM IST

    IGL hikes price of CNG in Delhi-NCR by 2.5 per kg

    IGL hiked the price of CNG in Delhi by 2.5 per kg to 69.11 per kg from Thursday. For Noida, Greater Noida & Ghaziabad, the CNG price has been hiked to 71.67 per kg, while in Gurugram, it will cost 77.44 per kg

  • Apr 07, 2022 10:57 AM IST

    Madras High Court upholds 7.5% reservation by Tamil Nadu Government to students 

    Madras High Court upholds 7.5% reservation by Tamil Nadu Government to students from government schools in admission for medical course.

  • Apr 07, 2022 10:06 AM IST

    Markets open in red: Sensex falls 0.49%, Nifty down 0.5%

    Markets open in red; Sensex falls 0.49 percent, trades at 59,319. Nifty falls down 0.5%

  • Apr 07, 2022 09:50 AM IST

    Trombay police register FIR against BJP’s Kirit Somaiya and son for allegedly collecting donations to save INS Vikrant

    Trombay police register FIR against BJP’s Kirit Somaiya and son Neil Somaiya for allegedly collecting donations to save INS Vikrant

  • Apr 07, 2022 09:27 AM IST

    India logs 1,033 daily Covid cases and 43 deaths in 24-hours

    India logs 1,033 daily Covid cases and 43 deaths; over 1,000 fresh infections for 2nd straight day. 

  • Apr 07, 2022 09:18 AM IST

    Piyush Goyal invites University of New South Wales to expand its footprint in India

    Union commerce minister Piyush Goyal invites University of New South Wales to expand its footprint in India. 

     

  • Apr 07, 2022 08:14 AM IST

    PM Modi expresses gratitude to health sector on World Health Day

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi expresses gratitude to the health sector on the occasion of World Health Day. 

  • Apr 07, 2022 07:27 AM IST

    CCEA cabinet meeting likely to be held today: Sources

    CCEA cabinet meeting likely to be held today at 6:30 pm, say sources. 

  • Apr 07, 2022 07:26 AM IST

    PM Modi on discussions held in Parliament in the 2nd half of the budget session

    Over the last few days Parliament has witnessed a healthy discussion on the situation in Ukraine and India’s efforts to bring back our citizens through Operation Ganga. I am grateful to all MP colleagues who enriched this discussion with their views: PM Modi

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8-year-old boy falls in borewell in MP's Betul, rescue ops underway

Published on Dec 07, 2022 09:29 AM IST

According to officials, the SDRF teams were rushed from Bhopal and Hoshangabad for the rescue operations that began at around 2:30 am.

8-year-old boy falls in borewell in MP's Betul, rescue ops underway(Twitter)
8-year-old boy falls in borewell in MP's Betul, rescue ops underway(Twitter)

Winter session of Parliament: 16 new bills set to be introduced by Centre

Published on Dec 07, 2022 08:45 AM IST

This will be the inaugural session where Vice President Jagdeep Dhankar will officiate proceedings in the Rajya Sabha as the ex-officio chairman of the Upper House

The winter session of Parliament begins today. (File photo)
The winter session of Parliament begins today. (File photo)

Morning brief: 16 new bills set to be introduced by Centre in Parliament

Updated on Dec 07, 2022 08:56 AM IST

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

The winter session of Parliament will begin on December 7.
The winter session of Parliament will begin on December 7.

LIVE updates: Parliament's winter session to begin, 16 bills on Centre's agenda

Updated on Dec 07, 2022 09:43 AM IST

Winter Session of Parliament 2022: The winter session of the Parliament begins today and continues till December 29. 

Winter Session of Parliament 2022: The winter session of Parliament will begin on December 7.
Winter Session of Parliament 2022: The winter session of Parliament will begin on December 7.

Ambedkar in saffron robes with ash on forehead in Thanjavur; 'What's wrong?'

Published on Dec 07, 2022 07:37 AM IST

Amid clash between a Hindu outfit and Dalit group VCK over the saffronisation of Ambedkar, Hindu leader Arjun Sampath said Ambedkar loved Saffron before embracing Buddhism.

The poster of Ambedkar in saffron robe with forehead smeared with ash and tilak triggered a massive row in Thanjavur.
The poster of Ambedkar in saffron robe with forehead smeared with ash and tilak triggered a massive row in Thanjavur.

AIIMS cyber attack raises red flags in national security

Published on Dec 07, 2022 07:21 AM IST

The government has been informed that China was testing the resilience of the Indian system as part of hybrid warfare when Indian Air Force attacked Balakot on February 26, 2019 as a retaliation for the Pulwama terror strike by the Pakistan- based Jaish-e-Mohammed terror group.

National Cyber Security Coordinator Lt Gen (Retd) Rajesh Pant and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval.
National Cyber Security Coordinator Lt Gen (Retd) Rajesh Pant and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval.

Cong leader calls Vivek Agnihotri 'new maafiveer' in town, demands ‘Maafi Files’

Published on Dec 07, 2022 06:05 AM IST

Vivek Agnihotri tendered a written apology for his 2018 tweets and said he deleted those tweets on his own. The court was informed that some of the tweets were withheld by Twitter. The court asked for his in-person apology.

Congress ups attacks on Vivek Agnihotri and claimed he lied in the court that he deleted the 2018 tweets.(PTI)
Congress ups attacks on Vivek Agnihotri and claimed he lied in the court that he deleted the 2018 tweets.(PTI)

LIVE: Twitter legal executive ‘exited’ from company, says Elon Musk

Updated on Dec 07, 2022 07:29 AM IST

Breaking news December 7, 2022 live updates: Get latest news, breaking news, latest updates, live news, top headlines, breaking business news and top news of the hour.

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Suspected blast near Sidhra bridge in Jammu, search underway

Published on Dec 07, 2022 05:15 AM IST

The police team is conducting a thorough search on the spot to verify the matter.

Representational image.(Representational image)
Representational image.(Representational image)

Mallika Sarabhai appointed Chancellor of Kerala Kalamandalam

Updated on Dec 07, 2022 04:53 AM IST

The state government and the governor have been increasingly at odds over the functioning of universities for some time. Kalamandalam is dedicated to performing arts of the country.

Mallika Sarabhai
Mallika Sarabhai

Home secretary reviews security in Kashmir

Published on Dec 07, 2022 12:21 AM IST

Days after a terror group in Jammu and Kashmir released a hit list of 56 employees belonging to the Kashmiri Pandit community, Union home secretary Ajay Bhalla chaired a review meeting to discuss the security situation.

Union home secretary Ajay Bhalla leaves after chairing the MHA security review meeting at North Block in New Delhi on Tuesday. (ANI)
Union home secretary Ajay Bhalla leaves after chairing the MHA security review meeting at North Block in New Delhi on Tuesday. (ANI)

‘Paltry’ insurance payouts irks rain-affected farmers, Centre denies claims

Updated on Dec 07, 2022 03:38 AM IST

Farm-insurance claims have risen due to extensive crop damage caused by extreme weather conditions this year, but some farmers are angry at being given a pittance as compensation under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana.

This year, the monsoon dumped heavy rainfall in several states in September. (PTI)
This year, the monsoon dumped heavy rainfall in several states in September. (PTI)

Body parts of woman recovered from drum in Andhra, killer held say police

Updated on Dec 07, 2022 05:01 AM IST

The police said Rishi, who originally belonged to East Godavari district, migrated to Srikakulam district in search of livelihood a few years ago and got married to a woman from Ponduru town there.

The police have registered a case of murder under Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code
The police have registered a case of murder under Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code

TRS MLAs’ poaching case: Court junks SIT plea to name BJP’s Santhosh as accused

Published on Dec 07, 2022 12:17 AM IST

On November 22, the police filed a memo in the ACB special court at Nampally criminal courts in Hyderabad, asking for permission to include Santhosh as accused No. 4 (A-4) in the poaching case.

B L Santhosh and three others are accused in the case of alleged attempt to poach four Telangana Rashtra Samithi MLAs into the BJP.
B L Santhosh and three others are accused in the case of alleged attempt to poach four Telangana Rashtra Samithi MLAs into the BJP.

Body parts recovered from drum, killer held in Andhra: Cops

Updated on Dec 07, 2022 12:17 AM IST

Tapaswi was forced to move out and stay with a classmate at Takkellapadu about 10 days back as Gyaneshwar, the accused, was allegedly harassing her.

Tapaswi was rushed to a hospital in Guntur, where she was declared dead. (Representative Photo)
Tapaswi was rushed to a hospital in Guntur, where she was declared dead. (Representative Photo)
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