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  • May 17, 2022 10:11 PM IST

    Child rights panel summons Twitter official over comedian Kunal Kamra's video of minor singing patriotic song

    NCPCR has summoned Twitter India's communications director to appear before it on May 18 for not submitting an action taken report against stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra after he had posted a doctored video of a minor singing a patriotic song.

  • May 17, 2022 10:07 PM IST

    Watch: Indian delegation at Cannes Film Festival

    India has been named the Country of Honour at the Cannes Film Festival. Union minister Anurag Thakur,  cctor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, CBFC members Prasoon Joshi, Vani Tripathi & Ricky Kej at the India pavilion at #CannesFilmFestival2022. Watch this video

  • May 17, 2022 10:03 PM IST

    Farmers sit on protest on Chandigarh-Mohali border

    Farmers sit on a protest at the Chandigarh-Mohali border against the state government after police stopped them from entering Chandigarh

  • May 17, 2022 08:54 PM IST

    Class 11 examinations suspended in Assam due to floods

    Class 11 examinations suspended in Assam due to floods

  • May 17, 2022 08:53 PM IST

    J&K: 4 injured in terror attack at a wine shop in Baramulla

    Terrorists attacked a newly established wine shop located in the Baramulla district, four persons reported injuries. The area was cordoned off. More details awaited

  • May 17, 2022 08:38 PM IST

    Shah speaks to Assam CM over floods in state

    Union Home Minister Amit Shah spoke with Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma to take stock of the situation in wake of heavy rainfall in parts of Assam

    "NDRF teams are already been deployed. Assured all possible help from the central govt," tweets Union Home Min Amit Shah.

  • May 17, 2022 08:22 PM IST

    Ensure zero cross-border infiltration to wipe out terror in J&K, says Amit Shah

    Union home minister Amit Shah on Tuesday chaired a review meeting on the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir. He also reviewed the preparations for the upcoming Amarnath Yatra. During the meeting, Shah directed the security forces and the Jammu and Kashmir Police to actively conduct coordinated counter-terrorism operations, the home ministry statement read. Full report

  • May 17, 2022 07:13 PM IST

    Two Alliance Air pilots' licences suspended for a year over Jabalpur runway excursion

    Alliance Air ATR72 aircraft VT-AIW while operating flight 9I-617 (Delhi-Jabalpur) was involved in a runway excursion at Jabalpur on March 12th. After DGCA investigation, the privileges of the licenses held by both the operating crew have been suspended for a period of one year, reports ANI

  • May 17, 2022 06:51 PM IST

    Gyanvapi row: Hope Supreme Court will completely stay trial court order, says Owaisi

    “The order is unfair, we hope SC will completely stay the order & recognise unfairness in ignoring the 1991 Places of Worship Act, Allahabad HC order & sealing without hearing of the other party. The order of the trial court was wrong, unfair & illegal,” says AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi

  • May 17, 2022 06:42 PM IST

    Delhi: Fire breaks out in banquet hall in Ashok Vihar, 10 fire tenders on spot

    Fire breaks out in banquet hall in Ashok Vihar in Delhi, ten fire tenders rushed on spot to douse the flames

     

  • May 17, 2022 06:25 PM IST

    Delhi reports 393 new Covid-19 cases, 2 deaths in last 24 hours

    Delhi reports 393 new Covid-19 cases, 2 deaths in last 24 hours

  • May 17, 2022 06:03 PM IST

    Gyanvapi survey: I've not done anything that reveals the secrecy of the matter, says former court commissioner on his removal

    I've not done anything that reveals the secrecy of the matter. I was removed because of the allegations of Advocate Vishal Singh. I will respect the Court order. Whatever has happened is only because of Vishal: Ajay Mishra, Former Court Commissioner on his removal

  • May 17, 2022 05:39 PM IST

    Karnataka governor gives nod to ordinance on anti-conversion bill

    Karnataka governor Thawar Chand Gehlot gives nod to ordinance on anti-conversion bill

  • May 17, 2022 05:17 PM IST

    Gyanvapi row: SC says DM to protect 'Shivling area', Muslims' access remains

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it will direct the Varanasi district magistrate to ensure that the area where ‘shivling’ was found will be protected but will not impede access of Muslims to the mosque for prayers. The case has been adjourned till Thursday. Full report

  • May 17, 2022 04:56 PM IST

    Advocate-Commissioner Ajay Kumar Mishra removed from his post appointed by the court

    Gyanvapi row: Advocate-Commissioner Ajay Kumar Mishra removed from his post appointed by the court

  • May 17, 2022 04:31 PM IST

    Mundka fire: Delhi court grants police one-day custody of accused Manish Lakra and 2 others

    Mundka fire: Delhi court grants police one-day custody of accused Manish Lakra and 2 others

  • May 17, 2022 04:01 PM IST

    PM Modi lauds India's participation as Country of Honour at Cannes

    “Delighted about India's participation as a Country of Honour at Marché du Film-festival de Cannes. As India celebrates its 75th yr of independence,75th anniversary of Cannes Film Festival&75 yrs of Indo-French diplomatic ties enhance pride associated with momentous milestones,” says Prime Minister Narendra Modi

  • May 17, 2022 03:42 PM IST

    Markets end in green as Sensex rises by 1,344.63 points, Nifty up by 417 points

    Markets end in green as Sensex rises by 1,344.63 points, Nifty up by 417 points

  • May 17, 2022 03:24 PM IST

    Raghunath Rao Malkapure appointed Karnataka legislative council chairperson

    Raghunath Rao Malkapure appointed as the Chairman of the Legislative Council with effect from 17th May 2022, reports ANI

  • May 17, 2022 03:09 PM IST

    All India Muslim Personal Law Board calls meet over Gyanvapi Mosque row

    All India Muslim Personal Law Board calls an urgent meeting of its executive committee on 17th May. The current issues of the country, including Gyanvapi Masjid, Tipu Sultan Masjid, and other issues will be discussed. The Board will decide its future course of action.

  • May 17, 2022 02:56 PM IST

    CBI names Karti Chidambaram and 4 others in FIR for facilitating visa to a Chinese company beyond ceiling

    CBI names Karti Chidambaram and 4 others in FIR for facilitating visa to a Chinese company beyond ceiling

  • May 17, 2022 02:36 PM IST

    SC extends cutoff for demolition of Supertech twin towers till August 28

    SC extends cutoff for demolition of Supertech twin towers till August 28. The Court order came on an application moved by Supertech through its interim resolution professional seeking extension of deadline of May 22 on the request made by demolition agency Edifice Engineering. The top court has directed Noida authority to file a status report on compliance of Court’s order.

  • May 17, 2022 02:30 PM IST

    Mathura: Petition seeks deployment of security officials at mosque, court says hearing on July 1

    A petition filed before the court of Civil Judge Senior Division in Mathura sought appointment of security official in Shahi Eidgah mosque and seal the Shahi Eidgah mosque to restrict movement there. The court ordered that application moved by petitioner MP Singh be put up on date fixed i.e. July 01

  • May 17, 2022 01:54 PM IST

    SC grants interim bail to Jitendra ‘Wasim Rizvi’ Tyagi

    Supreme Court grants interim bail to Jitendra Tyagi, formerly known as Wasim Rizvi, for three months in Haridwar hate speech case.

  • May 17, 2022 01:11 PM IST

    Delimitation: India rejects Pak NA's resolution

    India rejects resolution passed Pak National Assembly on delimitation exercise in Jammu and Kashmir, says, 'No locus standi'.

  • May 17, 2022 01:01 PM IST

    'BJP ordered raid on Chidambaram due to his speeches in Parliament'

    BJP is trying to weaken Congress by raiding its members. P Chidambaram is a good lawyer and economist. This is the effect of speeches, debates he participates in. People vocal in Congress are being targeted. They want to bring autocracy in state: Mallikarjun Kharge, senior Congress leader

  • May 17, 2022 12:14 PM IST

    WPI inflation spikes to record high of 15.08%

    Wholesale Price Index (WPI) based inflation rises to record 15.05 % in April against 14.55% in March, reports PTI, citing govt data.

  • May 17, 2022 11:38 AM IST

    Money laundering case: SC allows ED to question Abhishek Banerjee, wife

    Supreme Court allows Trinamool Congress MP Abhishek Banerjee and his wife, Rujira, to be interrogated by ED in Kolkata by giving them an advance 24 hour notice. No coercive action shall be taken against the officials on any complaint to be lodged against them, says top court.

  • May 17, 2022 11:24 AM IST

    ‘A nationalist and patriot’: Congress on P Chidambaram, whose son raided by CBI

    Mr. P Chidambaram is a nationalist and a patriot, whose commitment to the country is unquestionable. To plant source based preposterous allegations against a former Home Minister and Finance Minister by CBI reflects the lowest ebb in political discourse: Randeep Surjewala, spokesperson, Congress

  • May 17, 2022 10:50 AM IST

    Marital rape: Delhi HC verdict challenged in Supreme Court

    Delhi high court's spilt verdict on marital rape challenged in Supreme Court. Justice Rajiv Shakdher ruled in favour of criminalising marital rape, while Justice Hari Shankar disagreed.

  • May 17, 2022 10:18 AM IST

    LIC listed on stock market

    The ringing of the bell at the Bombay Stock Exchange marks the listing of Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) on the stock market.

  • May 17, 2022 09:47 AM IST

    'Gyanvapi mosque survey report can't be submitted today'

    Gyanvapi mosque survey report can't be submitted today, would seek more time from Varanasi court, says official as deadline ends.

  • May 17, 2022 09:14 AM IST

    CBI raids Congress leader Karti Chidambaram: Report

    CBI searches at multiple premises linked to Congress leader Karti Chidambaram, reports ANI, quoting his office.

  • May 17, 2022 08:49 AM IST

    India logs 1,569 new Covid-19 cases, 19 deaths

    With 1,569 fresh Covid-19 infections, India's Covid-19 tally below 2,000-mark after nearly a month; 19 deaths in 24 hours. Total cases at 43,125,370.

  • May 17, 2022 08:17 AM IST

    1 killed, several injured as bus topples on Agra-Lucknow Expressway

    In Uttar Pradesh, bus headed to Bihar with 50 onboard overturns on Lucknow-Agra Expressway; 1 dead, several injured, say police.

  • May 17, 2022 07:37 AM IST

    US Special Coordinator for Tibetan issues lands in Delhi

    “Namaste! Great to be back in New Delhi. Look forward to discussions on advancing #USIndia shared values of human rights, humanitarian support, and democratic governance,” tweets Uzra Zeya, Special Coordinator for Tibetan issues.

  • May 17, 2022 07:05 AM IST

    US Air Force successfully tests ‘hypersonic weapon’

    The test was conducted on Saturday off the coast of Southern California when a B-52 bomber released an Air-launched Rapid Response Weapon (ARRW). It flew at five times the speed of sound: United States Air Force

  • May 17, 2022 06:28 AM IST

    President Kovind addresses Indian diaspora in Jamaica

    India and Jamaica continue to enjoy cordial and friendly relations based on shared democratic values. Economic and commercial interactions continue to grow despite constraints like geographical distance. However, there remains potential for enhanced trade and investment: President Ram Nath Kovind

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What Shashi Tharoor said after NCP leader says 'will accept him warmly'

Published on Dec 05, 2022 12:34 PM IST

Two weeks ago, Tharoor's four-day tour in Malabar appeared to have rattled a significant section of Congress in Kerala.

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor

Gujarat polls: Congress hopes to turn tide in BJP’s stronghold of Gandhinagar

Published on Dec 05, 2022 12:29 PM IST

Gandhinagar South has long been a stronghold of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which faced rumblings of annoyance over its nominee

Polling was being held in Gandhinagar during the second phase of Gujarat elections on Monday. (AP)
Polling was being held in Gandhinagar during the second phase of Gujarat elections on Monday. (AP)

German foreign minister Annalena Baerbock on 2-day visit to India

Updated on Dec 05, 2022 12:34 PM IST

Topics ranging from India’s relationship with China to Russia-Ukraine war will feature in the talks among other issues

External affairs minister Dr S Jaishankar (right) met German foreign minister Annalena Baerbock on Monday. (ANI image)
External affairs minister Dr S Jaishankar (right) met German foreign minister Annalena Baerbock on Monday. (ANI image)

Amid bypoll voting, Akhilesh claims 'electoral malpractice', slams UP Police

Published on Dec 05, 2022 11:29 AM IST

The Samajwadi Party president slammed the Yogi Adityanath government and said the police had been briefed not to allow SP workers to vote in Mainpuri, Rampur constituencies.

SP chief Akhilesh Yadav addresses the media after casting his vote for Mainpuri bypolls in UP's Saifai on Monday.(ANI)
SP chief Akhilesh Yadav addresses the media after casting his vote for Mainpuri bypolls in UP's Saifai on Monday.(ANI)

India’s G20 presidency: Sherpas meeting begins in Udaipur

Published on Dec 05, 2022 11:29 AM IST

The first session of discussions on Monday will focus on technological transformation in the digital economy, health and education

Sherpas of all the Emerging Market Economies met on the sidelines of 1st Sherpa meeting of the G20 India Presidency. (ANI)
Sherpas of all the Emerging Market Economies met on the sidelines of 1st Sherpa meeting of the G20 India Presidency. (ANI)

Gujarat polls: Modi votes in Ahmedabad, 4.75% polling till 9am

Published on Dec 05, 2022 11:00 AM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was the state’s chief minister between 2001 and 2014 and around whose popularity the BJP campaign has revolved, voted at a school in Ahmedabad

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives to vote at a polling booth in Ahmedabad. (PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives to vote at a polling booth in Ahmedabad. (PTI)

In Ahmedabad’s Juhapura, voters say they are shunned, focusing on education

Updated on Dec 05, 2022 11:23 AM IST

Juhapura is located on Ahmedabad’s outskirts and has been described as India’s largest Muslim ghetto with a population of about 500,000

Polling underway in the second and final phase of Gujarat assembly elections in Ahmedabad. (PTI)
Polling underway in the second and final phase of Gujarat assembly elections in Ahmedabad. (PTI)

Lalu's daughter set to donate kidney to him today: ‘Ready to rock and roll’

Published on Dec 05, 2022 10:02 AM IST

The RJD chief has long been suffering from various health issues and the doctors attending to him had recently advised a kidney transplant.

Rohini Acharya (Twitter)
Rohini Acharya (Twitter)

Kavitha writes to CBI on liquor summons: ‘Will cooperate but my name not there'

Published on Dec 05, 2022 10:00 AM IST

The CBI summoned Kavitha in the liquor case as a witness on Tuesday. In a letter on Monday, Kavitha informed that she will not be available on that day.

Hyderabad, Dec 01 (ANI): Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) MLC, K Kavitha greets the supporters outside her residence, in Hyderabad on Thursday. (ANI Photo)
(Mohammed Aleemuddin)
Hyderabad, Dec 01 (ANI): Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) MLC, K Kavitha greets the supporters outside her residence, in Hyderabad on Thursday. (ANI Photo) (Mohammed Aleemuddin)

Morning brief: 6th Vande Bharat train to be inaugurated on December 11 in Nagpur

Updated on Dec 05, 2022 10:19 AM IST

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

 6th Vande Bharat train to be inaugurated on December 11 in Nagpur
6th Vande Bharat train to be inaugurated on December 11 in Nagpur

Khan Sir's old 'Suresh-Abdul' video goes viral as Congress leader demands action

Updated on Dec 05, 2022 09:10 AM IST

The old video of Patna's famous Khan Sir is doing the rounds and Congress leader Supriya Shrinate demanded action.

An old video of Patna's famous Khan Sir is again going viral.
An old video of Patna's famous Khan Sir is again going viral.

PM Modi thanks global counterparts for supporting India's G-20 presidency

Published on Dec 05, 2022 08:07 AM IST

On December 1, India took the helm of the G-20 in what has been called as a huge opportunity for the country.

PM Modi thanks global counterparts for supporting India's G-20 presidency
PM Modi thanks global counterparts for supporting India's G-20 presidency

Watch: Women security guards who danced to 'pyar pyar' inside Mahakal suspended

Updated on Dec 05, 2022 07:01 AM IST

Taking photographs in Ujjain's Mahakal temple is banned and now taking mobile inside the sanctum sanctorum is also not allowed. While several videos from inside the temple surfaced on social media recently, this is the first case involving the security personnel.

Two women security personnel of Ujjain'a Mahakal temple have been suspended for making videos inside the temple.
Two women security personnel of Ujjain'a Mahakal temple have been suspended for making videos inside the temple.

LIVE: Fire breaks out at a hotel in Delhi's Karkardooma, no casualties reported

Updated on Dec 05, 2022 11:36 AM IST

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BSF working to thwart threat of infiltration, drone use, says MoS Rai

Published on Dec 05, 2022 01:14 AM IST

The MoS asserted that the government will leave “no stone unturned” in providing the BSF with the best technological equipment and infrastructure to deal with the drone threats and other activities at the border.

A Border Security Force (BSF) personnel during the 58th Raising Day function at Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, India, on Sunday, December 4, 2022. (Photo by Sameer Sehgal /Hindustan Times)
A Border Security Force (BSF) personnel during the 58th Raising Day function at Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, India, on Sunday, December 4, 2022. (Photo by Sameer Sehgal /Hindustan Times)
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