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  • Oct 10, 2021 11:28 PM IST

    Noida: Drive against vehicles without HSRP begins, offenders to pay 5,000 fine

    Days after the Uttar Pradesh government set a deadline on September 30 to ensure vehicles in the state have installed high security registration plates (HSRP), the transport department has planned to launch an enforcement drive against all such vehicles found without the device from Monday and fine them up to 5,000. Read more

  • Oct 10, 2021 09:56 PM IST

    Mumbai police to increase patrolling on Oct 11 following call for statewide bandh by Maha Vikas Aghadi

    Following calls for a statewide bandh by the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi on October 11 protesting the Lakhimpur Kheri incident, the Mumbai police said that there would be strict patrolling, reports ANI. 

    “Striking reserves to be deployed at strategic points, with 3 companies of SRPF, 500 Home Guards and 700 men from Local Arms units,” the police said.

  • Oct 10, 2021 09:24 PM IST

    Indian Navy to participate in 2nd phase of Multilateral Maritime Exercise Malabar 

    Indian Navy would participate in the second phase of Multilateral Maritime Exercise Malabar exercise to be conducted in the Bay of Bengal between October 12 and 15, with the navies of Japan, Australia and the US, reports ANI.

  • Oct 10, 2021 09:14 PM IST

    Watch | Waterlogging in Puducherry following rainfall today

    Following incessant rainfalls, waterlogging was reported from several parts of Puducherry, reports ANI. 

  • Oct 10, 2021 08:34 PM IST

    Tamil Nadu reports 1,329 new Covid-19 cases, 15 deaths

    Tamil Nadu reported 1,329 new Covid-19 cases and 15 deaths, as the state's tally reached 2,678, 265 and the death toll climbed to 35,783, a bulletin fromt the state health department showed.

  • Oct 10, 2021 07:24 PM IST

    PM Modi to join programme to launch Indian Space Association at 11am tomorrow

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the would join the programme to launch Indian Space Association at 11am on October 11. 

    “Those interested in the world of space and innovation must watch tomorrow’s programme,” he tweeted.

  • Oct 10, 2021 07:21 PM IST

    External affairs minister S Jaishankar arrives in Kyrgyztan

    External affairs minister S Jaishankar has arrived at Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, at the invitation of the country's foreign minister Ruslan Kazakbaev.

    “Looking forward to a productive visit,” Jaishankar tweeted.

  • Oct 10, 2021 07:10 PM IST

    ‘Made first call over Indian 4G network of BSNL’: Union minister

    Union telecommunications minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said that PM Modi's vision of Aatmanirbhar Bharat (self-reliant India) is taking shape after he made first call over BSNL 4G network.

  • Oct 10, 2021 06:39 PM IST

    Operations underway as security forces neutralise 4 militants in Hingorani, Manipur

    A joint operation by the security forces including the troops of Assam Rifles, India Army's 3 Corps neutralised four militants in Hingorani, Manipur, reports ANI citing PRO Defence, Manipur.

    The operation was launched yesterday and the exchange of fire started today morning.

  • Oct 10, 2021 06:03 PM IST

    Kerala reports 10,691 new Covid-19 vases, 85 deaths in last 24 hours

    Kerala reported 10,691 new Covid-19 cases and 85 deaths in the last 24 hours. The death toll in the state stood at 26,258 and the active caseload at 111,083, reports ANI. 

  • Oct 10, 2021 05:37 PM IST

    Magnitude 4.4 earthquake hits 110km southeast of Afghanistan

    An earthquake of magnitude 4.4 on the Richter Scale hit 110km southeast of Fayzabad in Afghanistan at 5.09pm, reports ANI citing the National Center for Seismology.

  • Oct 10, 2021 04:36 PM IST

    Devender Singh Rana quits NC, will join BJP tomorrow in Delhi

    Devender Singh Rana quits National Conference (NC), and will join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) tomorrow at the party's Delhi headquarters. Rana has removed his designation of Provincial President of NC from Twitter. He along with Surjeet Singh Salathia will join the saffron party tomorrow.

  • Oct 10, 2021 04:23 PM IST

    ‘Irresponsible apporach, Centre trying to run away’: Delhi deputy CM Sisodia on coal crisis

    Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia said that the Centre is trying to “run away” from the coal crisis by making excuses, reports PTI. “They are unable to run the country,” he added. 

    “Union power minister said there is no possibility of coal crisis. Sad that he has adopted such irresponsible approach,” he also said.

  • Oct 10, 2021 04:17 PM IST

    950 million vaccine doses administered in India, health minister Mandaviya says ‘marching towards 100 crore doses’

    950 million (95 crore) vaccine doses have been administered in India, union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya tweeted.

  • Oct 10, 2021 03:49 PM IST

    Watch | Farmers in Ludhiana, Punjab, burn stubble in fields

    Farmers in Ludhiana, Punjab, burnt stubble in their fields this afternoon, reports ANI. 

  • Oct 10, 2021 03:12 PM IST

    ‘I will not stop until I bring change here’: Priyanka Gandhi

    Priyanka Gandhi said that she would not stop her efforts until the government in UP is changed.

    “If you want to bring a change, come with me, struggle with shoulder to shoulder, and change this government. I will not stop until I bring change here,” she said.

  • Oct 10, 2021 03:10 PM IST

    Priyanka Gandhi says ‘fight for justice’ will continue until Ajay Mishra is suspended

    Priyanka Gandhi said that the Congress will continue its fight until minister of state Ajay Mishra is suspended following the Lakhimpur Kheri incident. “We are the workers of the Congress. We are not afraid of anyone. Put us in jail, beat us, but we will fight for the justice,” she said.

  • Oct 10, 2021 03:03 PM IST

    Priyanka Gandhi targets PM Modi on growing inflation, rising fuel prices

    Priyanka Gandhi targeted PM Modi on the growing inflation and the rising prices of fuel such as petrol, diesel and cooking gas. She also said that unemployment is at its peak and the people were angry and upset with the government.

    “When people are losing their jobs and small business are shutting, billionaire friends of PM Modi are making billions,” she added.

  • Oct 10, 2021 02:55 PM IST

    'Modi doesn't have time to speak to farmers': Priyanka Gandhi

    Priyanka Gandhi said that farmers have been protesting against the three farm laws but Narendra Modi has no time to speak to them. 

    “The farmers are protesting against the three laws because they know their land will be snatched, if the three farm laws were implemented, by Modi's corporate friends,” she added.

  • Oct 10, 2021 02:52 PM IST

    'Victims' families have lost hope for justice': Priyanka Gandhi

    Priyanka Gandhi said that the families of the victims killed in Lakhimpur Kheri have lost their hope for justice. “Because PM Modi could come to UP to see celebrations, but he didn't have time to visit the aggrieved families of the farmers,” she said. 

  • Oct 10, 2021 02:48 PM IST

    Priyanka Gandhi says UP CM protecting MoS Ajay Mishra's son instead of taking action

    Priyanka Gandhi in her address said that the UP chief minister is protecting Ashish Mishra, son of minister of state Ajay Mishra, instead of arresting him in the Lakhimpur Kheri incident. 

  • Oct 10, 2021 02:36 PM IST

    Bhupesh Baghel says UP CM was scared of Priyanka Gandhi, didn't allow her to meet victims of Lakhimpur Kheri incident

    Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel said that UP CM Yogi Adityanath was scared of Priyanka Gandhi and didn't allow her to meet the families of the victims of the Lakhimpuri Kheri incident.

    “Priyanka fought for the justice for the daughter of Haathras and fought for the rights of Sonbhadra, now she is fighting for the rights of the farmers,” Baghel said.

  • Oct 10, 2021 02:31 PM IST

    ‘Nation is looking towards UP’ says Chhatisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel 

    Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel said that there were questions about farmers, youth and women and the country is looking towards UP to answer these questions. 

    “Will UP give answers to all these queries in coming Assembly elections,” he asked. 

  • Oct 10, 2021 02:27 PM IST

    ‘Priyanka Gandhi is with farmers’: Congress leader Deependra Hooda 

    Congress leader Depeendra Hooda addressed the crowd and said that party leader Priyanka Gandhi is with “truth, farmers, poor and the youth.” 

    “I want to ask, whom will you support, the people who were trampled or those who trampled the farmers and tried to suppress the voice of farmers,” he said.

  • Oct 10, 2021 02:20 PM IST

    Priyanka Gandhi arrives at Varanasi rally venue, UPCC chief addresses crowd

    Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra arrived at the rally venue in Varanasi. Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Ajay Singh Lallu addressed the crowd. He alleged that the law and order has ended in UP and said there “is a jungle raj”.

  • Oct 10, 2021 01:56 PM IST

    Aircraft crashes in Russia, 7 people rescued

    An aircraft carrying 23 people, including 21 parachute divers, crashes in Menzelinsk region of Russia. 7 out of 23 people who were onboard rescued.

  • Oct 10, 2021 01:34 PM IST

    ‘I congratulate Karnataka on 83% first dose vaccination’: Union health minister Mandaviya

    “I congratulate the Karnataka CM and his team for achieving 83% first dose vaccination coverage and for starting door-to-door vaccination programme. Central govt will continue supporting the state in its fight against pandemic,” says Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya in Bengaluru.

  • Oct 10, 2021 12:53 PM IST

    ‘Delhi getting continuous supply of power’: Union minister RK Singh

    Delhi is being supplied the required amount of electricity and it will continue, says Union Power Minister RK Singh after chairing a meeting with Ministry of Power and discoms.

  • Oct 10, 2021 12:13 PM IST

    Lakhimpur Kheri case: Congress seeks appointment with President

    Congress seeks appointment with President Ram Nath Kovind to present a ‘memorandum of facts’ on Lakhimpur Kheri violence case.

  • Oct 10, 2021 11:55 AM IST

    Cruise raid case: NCB records statement of Shah Rukh Khan's driver

    NCB records statement of Shah Rukh Khan's driver in connection with cruise drugs raid case.

  • Oct 10, 2021 11:38 AM IST

    Lakhimpur Kheri case: UP Police to seek Ashish Mishra's custody

    Uttar Pradesh Police to file an application before a court in Lakhimpur Kheri on Monday, seeking custody of prime accused Ashish Mishra in connection with October 3 violence. 

  • Oct 10, 2021 11:11 AM IST

    13th round of India-China Corps Commander level talks underway

    13th round of Corps Commander level talks between India and China started at 10:30 am today to resolve the ongoing military stand-off along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh, reports ANI citing Army sources.

  • Oct 10, 2021 10:41 AM IST

    Pakistan: Top nuclear scientist AQ Khan passes away at 85

    Abdul Qadeer Khan, known as the Father of Pakistan's nuclear programme, passes away at 85.

  • Oct 10, 2021 10:12 AM IST

    Priyanka Gandhi Vadra leaves for ‘Kisan Nyay’ rally in Varanasi

    Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra leaves Delhi for Varanasi, where she will address ‘Kisan Nyay’ rally later today.

  • Oct 10, 2021 09:51 AM IST

    NIA raids 16 places in Jammu and Kashmir

    Raids being conducted at 16 places in Jammu and Kashmir in connection with cases of the publication of 'Voice of Hind' magazine which aims to incite and radicalize impressionable youth, and for recovery of IED: National Investigation Agency (NIA)

  • Oct 10, 2021 09:16 AM IST

    India records 18,166 new Covid-19 cases and 214 deaths

    India records 18,166 new Covid-19 cases, 23,624 recoveries and 214 deaths, as tally mounts to 33,953,475.

  • Oct 10, 2021 09:02 AM IST

    Austria's chancellor Sebastian Kurz quits over corruption probe

    Austrian chancellor Sebastian Kurz announces he is stepping down from his post following pressure on him to resign after he was implicated in a corruption scandal.

  • Oct 10, 2021 08:26 AM IST

    Petrol, diesel prices hiked again

    1 litre of petrol and diesel retailing in Delhi at 104.14 and 92.82 respectively, today. This is a hike of 0.30 and 0.35 paise per litre, respectively, from Saturday.

  • Oct 10, 2021 07:53 AM IST

    Deputy RS chairman Harivansh meets Russia's Kosachev

    Rajya Sabha deputy chairman Harivansh met Konstantin Kosachev, deputy speaker of the Council of Federation, Russia on the sidelines of the G20 Speakers' Summit in Rome on Saturday.

  • Oct 10, 2021 07:16 AM IST

    Earthquake of magnitude 3.4 in Karnataka's Gulbarga

    An earthquake of 3.4 magnitude occurred in Gulbarga, Karnataka at around 6 this morning: National Center for Seismology

  • Oct 10, 2021 06:51 AM IST

    Australia's Victoria province sees 1860 fresh Covid-19 infections

    Australia's Victoria records 1860 new Covid-19 cases, down from record 1965 on Saturday, as authorities say crowds will be allowed to attend sporting events.

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TMC MPs to meet Amit Shah today, seek Centre's stance on repeal of AFSPA

The delegation, which will comprise eight MPs the Mamata Banerjee-headed party, will also submit to Shah memorandum seeking financial compensation for the families of the civilians.
Placards and black flag are put up at the venue of Hornbill festival in solidarity with the civilians, killed in an anti-insurgency operation, in Kisama in Nagaland, on Sunday. (PTI)
Placards and black flag are put up at the venue of Hornbill festival in solidarity with the civilians, killed in an anti-insurgency operation, in Kisama in Nagaland, on Sunday. (PTI)
Published on Dec 08, 2021 12:03 PM IST
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Jacqueline Fernandez appears before ED. What's her link with conman Sukesh?

The actor was stopped from leaving Mumbai on Sunday and was asked to be present at ED office for interrogation. 
Jacqueline Fernandez reached ED office in Delhi a little before 11am on Wednesday. 
Jacqueline Fernandez reached ED office in Delhi a little before 11am on Wednesday. 
Published on Dec 08, 2021 11:54 AM IST
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Modi government continues to deny seriousness of price rise, says Sonia Gandhi

Congress president Sonia Gandhi lashed out at the government over price rise and the country’s economic situation during a speech at the general body meeting of the Congress Parliamentary Party
Congress president Sonia Gandhi lashed out at the government over price rise and the country’s economic situation during a speech at the general body meeting of the Congress Parliamentary Party on Wednesday. (PTI)
Congress president Sonia Gandhi lashed out at the government over price rise and the country’s economic situation during a speech at the general body meeting of the Congress Parliamentary Party on Wednesday. (PTI)
Updated on Dec 08, 2021 11:28 AM IST
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Covishield production to be halved; Adar Poonawalla says he's in dilemma

Serum Institute does not have major orders for Covishield at present. “We must keep in mind that we don't need a situation like last year where suddenly the country needs hundreds of millions of doses, that won't be possible if we dial down our production,” Adar Poonawalla said. 
Serum has already written to the government seeking clarification on whether it would need booster doses. (ANI)
Serum has already written to the government seeking clarification on whether it would need booster doses. (ANI)
Published on Dec 08, 2021 11:18 AM IST
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‘It had flaws’: SKM sends Centre's draft proposal back to it with amendments

The Samyukt Kisan Morcha will now wait for the Centre to respond to the amendments, farmer leader Ashok Dhawale said.
Farmers sitting on a demonstration during the ongoing farmers' protest at the Delhi-Ghazipur border, in New Delhi (ANI Photo)
Farmers sitting on a demonstration during the ongoing farmers' protest at the Delhi-Ghazipur border, in New Delhi (ANI Photo)
Published on Dec 08, 2021 11:12 AM IST
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Despite success story, Darbhanga airport faces infra bottleneck

Passengers regularly complain about the small terminal building, lack of parking space and general mismanagement at the airport, which they say desperately needs infrastructure upgrade
Footfall at the Darbhanga airport has grown steadily to reach record levels in November with 75,574 passengers arriving or leaving on 488 flights. (HT PHoto)
Footfall at the Darbhanga airport has grown steadily to reach record levels in November with 75,574 passengers arriving or leaving on 488 flights. (HT PHoto)
Updated on Dec 08, 2021 11:33 AM IST
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Suspension of 12 Rajya Sabha MPs ‘outrageous’ and ‘unprecedented’: Sonia Gandhi

On the civilian killings in Nagaland, she said the government expressing regret is not enough, and demanded “credible steps” to prevent any future occurrence of such “ghastly tragedies”
Congress president Sonia Gandhi presides over the general body meeting of the Congress Parliamentary Party at Central Hall of Parliament House in New Delhi on Wednesday. (PTI)
Congress president Sonia Gandhi presides over the general body meeting of the Congress Parliamentary Party at Central Hall of Parliament House in New Delhi on Wednesday. (PTI)
Updated on Dec 08, 2021 10:54 AM IST
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India reports 8,439 new Covid-19 cases, 23.7% higher than yesterday

  • The active caseload fell lowest in the last 555 days and now stands at 93,733. With 0.27 per cent, it currently accounts for less than 1 per cent of total cases.
The daily positivity rate also slightly increased as it reached 0.70 per cent on Wednesday.(HT Photo)
The daily positivity rate also slightly increased as it reached 0.70 per cent on Wednesday.(HT Photo)
Published on Dec 08, 2021 10:37 AM IST
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CPP meet: Sonia targets Centre over farmers' row, condemns suspension of MPs

Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi called the suspension of 12 MPs “unprecedented and unacceptable”.
Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi presiding over the Congress Parliamentary Party (CPP) meet. (Photo via Congress)
Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi presiding over the Congress Parliamentary Party (CPP) meet. (Photo via Congress)
Updated on Dec 08, 2021 10:40 AM IST
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Centre to organise sports event for women govt employees on Dec 22

As part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations, the Central Civil Services Cultural and Sports Board (CCSCSB) will organise a women’s sports meet on December 22 at the Vinay Marg Sports Complex in New Delhi
Only fully vaccinated employees will be permitted to participate in the sports event. (HT photo/Representative use)
Only fully vaccinated employees will be permitted to participate in the sports event. (HT photo/Representative use)
Updated on Dec 08, 2021 11:45 AM IST
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Sikkim to allow entry of foreigners carrying negative RT-PCR report

Sikkim had banned entry of foreign nationals in March last year following the outbreak of Covid-19 in India. It was also one of the few states to announce an early ban on the entry of people from outside the state last year
The state till Tuesday reported 405 deaths due to Covid-19 and 32,382 positive cases out of which 31,438 have recovered. (HT Photo)
The state till Tuesday reported 405 deaths due to Covid-19 and 32,382 positive cases out of which 31,438 have recovered. (HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 08, 2021 11:40 AM IST
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Parliament LIVE: PM Modi meets senior ministers in Parliament

Parliament winter session: The Winter session began on November 29 and is scheduled to conclude on December 23.
Parliament building in New Delhi (File Photo)
Parliament building in New Delhi (File Photo)
Updated on Dec 08, 2021 11:45 AM IST
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Debate on judges’ salaries, services bill among key legislative agenda today

The Dam Safety Bill, 2019 will also be introduced in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday. Union Jal Shakti minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat said a national policy on the safe management of dams was pending for 40 years
The Central Vigilance Commission (Amendment) Bill, 2021 is also expected to be introduced in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)
The Central Vigilance Commission (Amendment) Bill, 2021 is also expected to be introduced in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)
Updated on Dec 08, 2021 10:29 AM IST
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Almost 1,700 crore spent on advertisements in three years: Centre

The Central government on Tuesday told the Parliament that it spent almost 1,700 crore on advertisements in print and electronic media between 2018 and 2021
For advertisements in electronic media, the government spent a total of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>193.52 crore in the last three years. (Hindustan Times Photo)
For advertisements in electronic media, the government spent a total of 193.52 crore in the last three years. (Hindustan Times Photo)
Updated on Dec 08, 2021 10:02 AM IST
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SKM's 5-member panel to meet today for 'urgent meeting' in Delhi

  • On Tuesday, the SKM said there was no consensus yet on ending the protests as the government has now repealed the three contentious legislations.
Farmers have been agitating at Delhi borders since November last year after the government enacted three legislations on agriculture.(HT Photo)
Farmers have been agitating at Delhi borders since November last year after the government enacted three legislations on agriculture.(HT Photo)
Published on Dec 08, 2021 09:26 AM IST
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