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  • Mar 07, 2022 11:49 PM IST

    Delhi adds 158 new Covid-19 cases, 3 more deaths

    Delhi on Monday added 158 cases and three more deaths due to Covid-19, which pushed the caseload and toll to 18,61,870 and 26,137 respectively. 

  • Mar 07, 2022 11:30 PM IST

    India's Covid-19 vaccination coverage exceeds 179 crore

    The Union health ministry said on Monday evening that the country's vaccination coverage exceeded 179 crore with 18,24,967 doses administered till 7pm. 

  • Mar 07, 2022 10:46 PM IST

    NIA conducts raids in Maharashtra's Pune

    National Investigation Agency (NJA) conducted raids at the residence of Talha Khan, a resident of Pune, in connection with a case related to Islamic State-Khorasan Province (ISKP).

  • Mar 07, 2022 09:18 PM IST

    BJP president Nadda chairs meeting with party leaders in J&K

    BJP national president JP Nadda chairs a meeting with party leaders in Jammu and Kashmir's Katra. Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh also present in the meeting.

  • Mar 07, 2022 07:46 PM IST

    Maharashtra records 225 new Covid-19 cases, no fresh death

    Maharashtra records 225 new Covid-19 as total tally rises to 7,869,038, while death toll remains at 143,740 with no fresh fatality.

  • Mar 07, 2022 06:47 PM IST

    J&K: Police bust LeT-linked grenade throwing module

    Police in Awantipora have busted a grenade-throwing module linked with proscribed terror outfit LeT by arresting four terrorist associates and thereby averted major catastrophic terror attacks: Jammu & Kashmir Police

  • Mar 07, 2022 06:07 PM IST

    Kerala logs 1223 new Covid-19 cases and 4 deaths

    Kerala reports 1223 fresh Covid-19 cases, 2424 recoveries and 4 deaths in the last 24 hours. Also, 20 additional deaths added as per the new guidelines of the central government

  • Mar 07, 2022 05:35 PM IST

    General SF Rodrigues: Ex-army chief laid to rest

    Former army chief, General (retired) SF Rodrigues laid to rest with full military honours in Goa. He passed away on March 4 at the age of 88.

  • Mar 07, 2022 04:13 PM IST

    International Women's Day: PM Modi to address seminar

    PM Narendra Modi to address a seminar on International Women's Day, March 8, at women saint’s camp at Dhordo, Kutch at 6 PM through video conference. The seminar is being organised to recognise the role of women saints in the society and their contribution towards women empowerment: PMO

  • Mar 07, 2022 03:49 PM IST

    India-Sri Lanka SLINEX naval exercise begins in Vizag

    Indian and Sri Lankan navies begin 9th edition of SLINEX maritime exercise in Vizag. First leg at Harbour's Phase in the city on March 7 and 8, second leg in Bay of Bengal on March 9 and 10.

  • Mar 07, 2022 03:15 PM IST

    Ex-NSE boss sent to 7-day CBI custody

    Former NSE boss Chitra Ramkrishna sent to CBI custody for 7 days in stock market manipulation case.

  • Mar 07, 2022 02:31 PM IST

    Rajya Sabha elections on March 31

    Biennial elections to 13 vacant seats in Rajya Sabha to be held on March 31, announces Election Commission.

  • Mar 07, 2022 01:41 PM IST

    SC expresses concerns against fake medical certificates to avail Covid-19 ex-gratia 

    The Supreme court on Monday warned against the misuse of its order to get ex-gratia compensation for Covid-19 death on the basis of fake medical certificate, reports ANI. 

  • Mar 07, 2022 01:20 PM IST

    Nawab Malik sent to ED custody till March 21 in money laundering case

    Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik, arrested in a money laundering case linked to Dawood Ibrahim has been sent to judicial custody till March 21.

  • Mar 07, 2022 12:58 PM IST

    Union Territory of Puducherry reports zero fresh Covid-19 cases

    Union Territory of Puducherry reports zero fresh Covid-19 cases, reports news agency PTI.

  • Mar 07, 2022 12:39 PM IST

    PM Modi  interacts with beneficiaries of JanAushadhi Yojana via video conference

    On the occasion of Jan Aushadhi Diwas, Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with Jan Aushadhi Kendra owners and beneficiaries of the Jan Aushadhi Yojana.

     

  • Mar 07, 2022 12:37 PM IST

    Students appear for West Bengal Board Madhyamik exams after two years

  • Mar 07, 2022 11:59 AM IST

    Uttar Pradesh: 3 held for smuggling marijuana from Nepal

    Three persons have been arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Agra for smuggling marijuana from Nepal, police informed on Sunday. 18.980 kilograms of marijuana worth 95 lakh, one mobile and four roadways tickets have been recovered from the accused, reports ANI.

  • Mar 07, 2022 11:34 AM IST

    BSF shoots down Pakistani drone in Punjab's Ferozpur, contraband recovered

    Troops of the Border Security Force (BSF) on Monday shot down a quadcopter (drone) in the Ferozpur sector carrying contraband items, reports ANI.

  • Mar 07, 2022 11:14 AM IST

    BJP MLAs stage protest at Maharashtra Assembly against MVA government, demand resignation of state minister Nawab Malik

  • Mar 07, 2022 10:52 AM IST

    Delhi High Court dismisses Alapan Bandyopadhyay's plea challenging CAT's order transferring his case to Delhi from Kolkata 

    Delhi High Court dismisses plea of former West Bengal Chief Secy Alapan Bandyopadhyay challenging Central Administrative Tribunal Principal Bench order on transfer of his case application from CAT Kolkata to Delhi branch, reports ANI.

  • Mar 07, 2022 10:21 AM IST

    Rupee slumps 81 paise to 76.98 against US dollar in early trade

    Rupee slumps 81 paise to 76.98 against US dollar in early trade, reports news agency PTI.

  • Mar 07, 2022 09:43 AM IST

    Oil prices jump more than $10 a barrel, shares sink as US mulls calling for ban on imports of crude from Russia

    Oil prices jump more than $10 a barrel, shares sink as US mulls calling for ban on imports of crude from Russia, reports AP.

  • Mar 07, 2022 09:22 AM IST

    India reports 4,362 Covid cases, 66 deaths in 24 hours

    India reports 4,362 new cases of covid-19 , and 66 deaths in the last 24 hours. The active cases now stand at 54,118, according to Union health ministry.

  • Mar 07, 2022 08:26 AM IST

    Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman to hold post budget talks today 

    Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman will hold a post-budget interaction with stakeholders belonging to industry and trade, large tax payers and select professionals today.

  • Mar 07, 2022 07:37 AM IST

    China cases rise by most since Wuhan outbreak

    China reported its highest daily tally of coronavirus infections since the Wuhan outbreak at the start of the pandemic, reports Bloomberg.

  • Mar 07, 2022 07:12 AM IST

    PM Modi to join a programme to mark the 'Jan Aushadhi Diwas' today

  • Mar 07, 2022 06:41 AM IST

    Kamala Harris marks 'Bloody Sunday' anniversary in Selma

    Vice President Kamala Harris has visited Selma, Alabama to commemorate a defining moment in the fight for the right to vote, making her trip as congressional efforts to restore the landmark 1965 Voting Rights Act have faltered, reports PTI.

  • Mar 07, 2022 06:02 AM IST

    Israel detects first polio case since 1989 

    Israel's ministry of health on Sunday said that a new case of polio has been detected in a 4-year-old child in Jerusalem, reports ANI.

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Bengaluru builder Sushil Mantri held in money laundering case

Mantri Developers has a portfolio of assets comprising world class residential projects, IT Parks, Shopping Centres, Office buildings and Educational Institutions
Sushil Mantri is the Chairman and Managing Director of Mantri Developers Private Limited, one of India’s fastest growing property development companies headquartered at Bengaluru. (HT Archives)
Sushil Mantri is the Chairman and Managing Director of Mantri Developers Private Limited, one of India’s fastest growing property development companies headquartered at Bengaluru. (HT Archives)
Published on Jun 26, 2022 12:39 AM IST
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Patient falls from 7th floor of Kolkata hospital, dies

A 33-year-old man, who was undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Kolkata, died on Saturday after falling from the seventh floor of the hospital, police said
The 33-year-old patient fell off around 1.10pm and hit the cornice of the floors below at least twice before landing on the ground. (Representational image)
The 33-year-old patient fell off around 1.10pm and hit the cornice of the floors below at least twice before landing on the ground. (Representational image)
Published on Jun 26, 2022 12:38 AM IST
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24-year-old rape convict dies by suicide in Madhya Pradesh

A 24-year-old man, who was convicted of raping a minor, allegedly died by suicide soon after the verdict, in Madhya Pradesh’s Hoshangabad district, police said on Saturday
According to the police, the convict is a resident of a village in Hoshangabad and was arrested on charges of kidnapping and raping a 17-year-old girl in July 2020 (Representational image)
According to the police, the convict is a resident of a village in Hoshangabad and was arrested on charges of kidnapping and raping a 17-year-old girl in July 2020 (Representational image)
Published on Jun 26, 2022 12:35 AM IST
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10 cops booked over man’s death during raid in Uttar Pradesh

he FIR was registered against Merapur police station officer Jagdish Varma, sub-inspector Vishwajeet Arya, constables Sachin, Nikhil, and six unnamed policemen on the complaint of the deceased 35-year-old Gautam alias Sona’s family.
Police line tape. Crime scene investigation. Forensic science. (Getty Images)
Police line tape. Crime scene investigation. Forensic science. (Getty Images)
Published on Jun 26, 2022 12:31 AM IST
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Karnataka logs 253 Covid cases; govt attributes low tally to ‘tech issues’

There are 33 active clusters in Bengaluru and 30 budding clusters, according to the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP). There are 122 wards out of the 198 which have more than 10 cases in Bengaluru, data shows, and the city has a positivity rate 3.88%.
Bengaluru has contributed 4,002 Covid infections in the seven-day-period ending June 24, data shows. (HT Archives)
Bengaluru has contributed 4,002 Covid infections in the seven-day-period ending June 24, data shows. (HT Archives)
Published on Jun 26, 2022 12:31 AM IST
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Disqualification notices sent to 16 rebel Shiv Sena MLAs, tussle heats up

On the other hand, the Shinde camp said they would challenge the summons in court.
CM Uddhav Thackeray outside Sena Bhavan after the Shiv Sena’s executive meeting, in Mumbai. (PTI)
CM Uddhav Thackeray outside Sena Bhavan after the Shiv Sena’s executive meeting, in Mumbai. (PTI)
Updated on Jun 26, 2022 02:09 AM IST
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Tamil Nadu health minister Subaramanian warns against spike in Covid, sounds caution

Ma Subramanian said 92 per cent of the 5,912 active cases in Tamil Nadu were under home isolation while eight per cent were under treatment at government and private health care facilities. He advised patients under home quarantine against venturing out until they test negative for the virus.
Tamil Nadu minister for health and family welfare Ma Subramanian , after visiting the patients who are under home isolation in in Chengalpet district, stressed the need to wear a face mask in public and adhere to Covid-19 protocols. (HT ARchives)
Tamil Nadu minister for health and family welfare Ma Subramanian , after visiting the patients who are under home isolation in in Chengalpet district, stressed the need to wear a face mask in public and adhere to Covid-19 protocols. (HT ARchives)
Published on Jun 26, 2022 12:28 AM IST
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19 SFI activists held over attack on Rahul Gandhi’s office in Wayanad

The Kerala opposition also charged that a personal staff of health minister Veena George, identified as Avishith, was among the assaulters involved in the office vandalism but the minister quickly rejected the allegation claiming that he was no longer her staffer.
Youth Congress members protest outside the CPI(M) headquarters in New Delhi on Saturday over vandalisation of Rahul Gandhi’s office in Wayanad. (PTI)
Youth Congress members protest outside the CPI(M) headquarters in New Delhi on Saturday over vandalisation of Rahul Gandhi’s office in Wayanad. (PTI)
Published on Jun 26, 2022 12:27 AM IST
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ByPress Trust of India, Wayanad

Steps will be taken to reduce traffic jam in Bengaluru: Bommai

According to CMO, Bommai directed the district administration and the city police to take measures to reduce traffic in 10 prominent junctions, including Hebbal, Mahadevapura Outer Ring Road, Silk Board Junction and Whitefield Road, among others
With nearly 10 million vehicles plying the dug-up roads, poorly planned infrastructure and traffic snarls are among the biggest challenges for over 12 million residents of Bengaluru. (HT Archives)
With nearly 10 million vehicles plying the dug-up roads, poorly planned infrastructure and traffic snarls are among the biggest challenges for over 12 million residents of Bengaluru. (HT Archives)
Published on Jun 26, 2022 12:25 AM IST
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By, Bengaluru

AIMIM leader accused in June 10 Prayagraj violence gets demolition notice

Shah Alam, district president of the AIMIM, has been served notice by the Prayagraj Development Authority to explain what the civic body termed as illegal construction in his house
Bulldozer being used to demolish the 'illegally constructed' residence of Javed Ahmed, a local businessman who was allegedly the key conspirator of violent protests against remarks on Prophet Mohammed, in Prayagraj on June 12. (PTI)
Bulldozer being used to demolish the 'illegally constructed' residence of Javed Ahmed, a local businessman who was allegedly the key conspirator of violent protests against remarks on Prophet Mohammed, in Prayagraj on June 12. (PTI)
Published on Jun 26, 2022 12:23 AM IST
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Gujarat Police detain activist Teesta and ex-DGP Sreekumar

After the judgment, an FIR was registered on Saturday, based on a complaint by police inspector DB Barad against Teesta Setalvad, Sreekumar, and Sanjiv Bhatt, also a former Gujarat cadre IPS officer, who is already in jail in connection with a custodial torture case which he has contested.
Gujarat police detained activist Teesta Setalvad and former state DGP RB Sreekumar from their residences in Juhu and Gandhinagar respectively on Saturday. (HT PHOTO)
Gujarat police detained activist Teesta Setalvad and former state DGP RB Sreekumar from their residences in Juhu and Gandhinagar respectively on Saturday. (HT PHOTO)
Published on Jun 26, 2022 12:23 AM IST
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ByVinay Dalvi and Maulik Pathak, Mumbai/ahmedabad

Son of arrested IAS officer Sanjay Popli dies of bullet wound; kin allege foul play

The 27-year-old son of IAS officer Sanjay Popli, who was arrested in a graft case, died of bullet wound on Saturday, with Chandigarh police saying he died by suicide but family alleging foul play
Family members mourn the death of Kartik Popli, son of arrested IAS officer Sanjay Popli, in Chandigarh on Saturday. (PTI)
Family members mourn the death of Kartik Popli, son of arrested IAS officer Sanjay Popli, in Chandigarh on Saturday. (PTI)
Updated on Jun 26, 2022 12:24 AM IST
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VPN service providers to be held liable if violated CERT-In directives: Official

Companies offering virtual private network (VPN) or cloud services in India will be held liable if they do not comply with the government’s cybersecurity policy, which mandates them to collect as well as maintain extensive and “accurate” data of their consumers for five years, an official said
Union minister of state for electronics and information technology Rajeev Chandrasekhar earlier this month said that the companies must comply with the laws of the land or they can exit the Indian market. (PTI)
Union minister of state for electronics and information technology Rajeev Chandrasekhar earlier this month said that the companies must comply with the laws of the land or they can exit the Indian market. (PTI)
Published on Jun 26, 2022 12:15 AM IST
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ByDeeksha Bhardwaj

Modi has endured pain for 19 years, says Shah

The home minister said the Gujarat government did everything in its power to control the riots in 2002.
File photo of Union Home Minister Amit Shah.(ANI )
File photo of Union Home Minister Amit Shah.(ANI )
Updated on Jun 26, 2022 02:03 AM IST
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Fight over Sena control deepens crisis in Maha

Shinde has the support of 38 lawmakers, one more than the 37 required to legally break away from the party
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray outside Sena Bhavan in Mumbai on Saturday. (Satish Bate/HT PHOTO)
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray outside Sena Bhavan in Mumbai on Saturday. (Satish Bate/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jun 26, 2022 01:55 AM IST
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BySwapnil Rawal and Utpal Parashar
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