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  • JUL 01, 2021 10:43 PM IST

    Delhi police questions Red Fort violence accused Lakha Sidhana

    Red Fort violence accused Lakha Sidhana today questioned by Delhi Police Crime Branch in connection with Samaipur Badli case. Two FIRs were registered against Sidhana in connection with violence cases. He was granted interim protection from arrest in both of the cases till July 3 and July 19.

  • JUL 01, 2021 08:56 PM IST

    NIA arrests key conspirator of 2020 Bengaluru riots

    The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday arrested an alleged key conspirator of the 2020 Bengaluru riots that left four persons dead. Read More

  • JUL 01, 2021 07:49 PM IST

    DCGI tells Dr Reddy’s to submit Russian safety data on Sputnik Light vaccine

    DCGI tells Dr Reddy’s to submit Russian efficacy data on Sputnik Light vaccine, says no need to conduct separate trial

  • JUL 01, 2021 07:33 PM IST

    After lockdown, Delhi govt’s employment portal sees surge in job-seekers

    The Delhi government’s online job portal established a record 75,000 connections between job seekers and employers in June, signifying a surge in people looking for employment as the national Capital opened economic activities after a strict seven-week long lockdown meant to curb the brutal second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. Read More

  • JUL 01, 2021 07:11 PM IST

    US weekly jobless claims fall; layoffs hit 21-year low in June

    The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, while layoffs plunged to a 21-year low in June as companies held on to their workers amid labor shortages.

  • JUL 01, 2021 06:10 PM IST

    Double Covid jab seems to protect against Delta variant: Report

    Double Covid jab seems to protect against Delta variant, news agency AFP reported European Medicines Agency (EMA).

  • JUL 01, 2021 05:21 PM IST

    Delhi's Covid-19 tally rises by 93; death toll reaches 24,981

    Delhi on Thursday reported 93 new Covid-19 cases, 111 recoveries and 4 deaths in the last 24 hours. The total number of recoveries now stands at 14,07,943, while the overall tally has climbed to 14,34,281. The death toll is at 24,981.

  • JUL 01, 2021 04:23 PM IST

    Zydus Cadila Covid-19 vaccine shows efficacy of 66.6%: MD

    Zydus Cadila’s make in India Covid-19 vaccine shows primary efficacy of 66.6% in the interim analysis, says managing director of Zydus group, Sharvil Patel.

  • JUL 01, 2021 04:03 PM IST

    Zoo worker dies of king cobra bite

    In Kerla, a zoo worker died after he was bitten by king cobra. The man identified as P Harshad, was reportedly cleaning the enclosure when the cobra bit him, zoo officials said.

  • JUL 01, 2021 03:54 PM IST

    Air Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari took charge as Vice Chief of Air Staff

  • JUL 01, 2021 03:24 PM IST

    PM Modi announces Credit Guarantee Scheme

    The Prime Minister announced a Credit Guarantee Scheme of 50,000 crores to strengthen the health infrastructure in such areas, where there is a lack of health facilities on National Doctor's day.

  • JUL 01, 2021 03:22 PM IST

    ‘Doctors tackled every obstacle Covid-19 placed before them’: PM Modi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanked doctors for tackling the Covid-19 pandemic on behalf of all citizens of this country on National Doctor's day.

  • JUL 01, 2021 02:35 PM IST

    BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari arrives at Amit Shah's residence

  • JUL 01, 2021 12:04 PM IST

    Tax base has doubled from 66.25 lakhs to 1.28 crores in 4 yrs

    Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Thursday that in the last 4 years tax base has almost doubled from 66.25 lakhs to 1.28 crores. Adding that for 8 months in a row, GST revenues crossed 1 lakh crore-mark.

  • JUL 01, 2021 10:56 AM IST

    Dr Reddy’s denied permission to conduct Sputnik Phase-3 trials

  • JUL 01, 2021 10:14 AM IST

    Bombay HC to pronounce verdict today in Gulshan Kumar murder case

    Bombay high court will be pronouncing the verdict in Gulshan Kumar's murder case today. Kumar, the founder of T-Series, who was killed in Mumbai on August 12, 1997.

  • JUL 01, 2021 09:41 AM IST

    India reports 48,786 new Covid-19 infections, active cases fall to 1.72% of total number

    India reported 48,786 cases of Covid-19 on Thursday, taking the country's cumulative Covid-19 infection tally to 30,411,634, the Union ministry of health and family welfare's dashboard showed at 8am.

  • JUL 01, 2021 08:46 AM IST

    Earthquake of magnitude 3.6 on Richter scale hits Palghar

  • JUL 01, 2021 08:29 AM IST

    Zydus Cadila applies for DCGI's Emergency Use Authorisation

    Zydus Cadila has applied for Emergency Use Authorisation (EUA) approval from the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) for the launch of their DNA vaccine for those aged12 years and above. The vaccine has completed its third phase trial, reported news agency ANI.

  • JUL 01, 2021 07:00 AM IST

    Capt Amarinder Singh to meet Congress leaders from urban areas of Punjab today

    Amid the ongoing crisis in Punjab Congress, Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh will meet party leaders from urban areas of the state, followed by lunch in Chandigarh on Thursday.

  • JUL 01, 2021 06:49 AM IST

    Bhubaneswar-based Care hospital starts administering Sputnik V doses

    We are first in Odisha to procure it. As per our MoU, we've to first vaccinate employees of Dr Reddy's. We opened 20 slots for people on June 29&June 30&response is good," a hospital official said.

  • JUL 01, 2021 06:28 AM IST

    Indonesia "emergency" Covid-19 curbs to be effective from July 2-20

    Indonesia will launch on Friday emergency measures aimed at controlling its worst coronavirus epidemic since the start of the pandemic, with the curbs due to run until July 20, a minister said.

  • JUL 01, 2021 06:05 AM IST

    China celebrates centenary of Communist Party at Tiananmen Square

    Celebrations in Beijing to mark the 100th anniversary of the founding of China's ruling Communist Party kicked off on Thursday morning with a flyby of fighter jets and helicopters at Tiananmen Square in the centre of the capital.

  • JUL 01, 2021 05:43 AM IST

    Members of European Parliament write to EU leaders, highlight growing 'repression' in Hong Kong

    On the occasion of the first anniversary of Hong Kong's national security law, members of the European Parliament wrote a joint letter to top EU leaders, demanding action against the Chinese authorities for the imposition of a legislation law that "destroyed" the 'One country, two systems'.

  • JUL 01, 2021 05:27 AM IST

    US science agency expected to open probe of Florida building collapse

    The US National Institute of Standards and Technology is expected to announce soon that it will open an investigation into the collapse last week of a building in Surfside, Florida, a source familiar with the situation said on Wednesday.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addresses a public meeting during her campaign for the Bhawanipore constituency by-polls in Kolkata. (PTI PHOTO.)
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addresses a public meeting during her campaign for the Bhawanipore constituency by-polls in Kolkata. (PTI PHOTO.)

Mamata Banerjee steps up attack against Congress for second consecutive day

PUBLISHED ON SEP 26, 2021 01:03 AM IST
This comes less than a month after Congress president Sonia Gandhi called a virtual meeting with 19 ‘like-minded’ non-BJP parties on August 20. TMC chief Mamata Banerjee attended the meeting.
Jignesh Mevani was reportedly in constant touch with Kanhaiya Kumar and Patidar leader Hardik Patel over the last few months. (HT PHOTO.)
Jignesh Mevani was reportedly in constant touch with Kanhaiya Kumar and Patidar leader Hardik Patel over the last few months. (HT PHOTO.)

Kanhaiya Kumar, Jignesh Mevani to join Congress on Sept 28

By Darshan Desai
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2021 12:46 AM IST
Mevani, a strong critic of the ruling BJP, moved the high court in May 2021 after the account of an NGO, “We The People Charitable Trust”, through which he started a crowd funding initiative was frozen by the Charity Commissioner of the State, stating that the MLA is not its trustee.
The Congress could struggle to retain its chairmanship in three parliamentary standing committees in the upcoming reshuffle of the panels owing to its current strength in both Houses of Parliament (Archive)
The Congress could struggle to retain its chairmanship in three parliamentary standing committees in the upcoming reshuffle of the panels owing to its current strength in both Houses of Parliament (Archive)

Cong may struggle to retain 3 parliamentary standing committees chairmanships

By Saubhadra Chatterji, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2021 01:00 AM IST
The Congress now has 33 members in the Rajya Sabha, down from 56 in 2019. It has 52 MPs in the Lok Sabha
A 28-year-old woman constable was allegedly raped by four people who shot a video of the act and threatened her, in Madhya Pradesh. (Representational image)
A 28-year-old woman constable was allegedly raped by four people who shot a video of the act and threatened her, in Madhya Pradesh. (Representational image)

Constable raped, threatened with video leak in Madhya Pradesh; two arrested

By HT Correspondent, Bhopal/neemuch
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2021 01:03 AM IST
While the main accused and his mother have been arrested, efforts are underway to nab the remaining men, they added.
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