Home minister Amit Shah meets with locals in Makwal border, Jammu

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  • Oct 24, 2021 10:12 PM IST

    Myanmar junta calls UN rights report on country 'incitement to internal violence'

  • Oct 24, 2021 08:50 PM IST

    Amit Shah exchanges contact number with Makwal border resident, asks to contact him whenever needed 

    Union home minister Amit Shah exchanged contact numbers with a resident of Makwal border in Jammu and said that he could contact him whenever needed, reports ANI. Read More

  • Oct 24, 2021 08:17 PM IST

    Delhi reports 37 Covid-19 cases, no new deaths in last 24 hours

    With 37 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, Delhi's total caseload reached 1,439,603. The death toll remained 25,091 as there were no new fatalities. Active caseload stood at 320, a bulletin from the health department showed.

  • Oct 24, 2021 07:41 PM IST

    Amit Shah meets with locals in Makwal border, Jammu

    Union home minister Amit Shah interacted with local residents during his visit to the forward areas in Makwal border, Jammu, reports ANI. 

  • Oct 24, 2021 07:01 PM IST

    Maharashtra reports 1,410 new Covid-19 cases, 18 deaths in last 24 hours

    Maharashtra reported 1,410 new Covid-19 cases and 18 deaths. The state's tally reached 6,602,961 and the death toll climbed to 140,016. Meanwhile Mumbai saw 400 new cases and six deaths, pushing the city's total confirmed infections to 754,507 and the death toll to 16,213.

  • Oct 24, 2021 06:58 PM IST

    Kerala CM writes to TN CM Stalin asking to release water from Mullaperiyar dam

    Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan wrote to Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin to release water from the Mullaperiyar dam through tunnel to the Vaigal Dam and to gradually release water downstream. Vijayan also requested to intimate the Kerala government about the opening of shutters at least 24 hrs in advance, reports ANI.

  • Oct 24, 2021 06:44 PM IST

    RJD leader Lalu Prasad Yadav arrives in Patna, welcomed by party workers

    Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Lalu Prasad Yadav arrived in Patna and was welcomed by the party workers. His sons and party leaders Tej Pratap Yadav and Tejashwi Yadav were also present with him, reports ANI. 

  • Oct 24, 2021 06:29 PM IST

    Kerala sees 8,538 new Covid-19 cases, 71 deaths in last 24 hours

    Kerala logged 8,538 new Covid-19 cases and 71 deaths in the last 24 hours as the death toll reached 28,592. The active caseload was recorded at 77,363, reports ANI.

  • Oct 24, 2021 06:18 PM IST

    BJP making ‘bogus claims’ about violence in Bengal, says WB CM Mamata Banerjee

    West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee said that the BJP was making “bogus claims” about violence in the state, during a rally at Siliguri, reports PTI. Further, she also claimed that the BJP didn't allow her party to take out a rally in Tripura and also assaulted TMC MP Sushmita Dev. 

  • Oct 24, 2021 06:16 PM IST

    Ghulam Nabi Azad says J&K should be given statehood before elections

    Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad said that Jammu and Kashmir should be given statehood first before holding elections, reports ANI. 

    “So, I think Home Minister has repeated the same. They would like to have delimitation first - I think they would like to have election first & then statehood. Our demand still today is that first statehood should be granted & that should be followed by elections,” he said.

  • Oct 24, 2021 05:15 PM IST

    Brawl erupts among Chhattisgarh Cong leaders, former district president pushed, stopped from speaking

    A fight broke out between Congress workers in Chhattisgarh after the party's ex-president Pawan Agarwal was pushed away from the podium and stopped from speaking during a conference at Jashpur, reports ANI.

    “TS Singh Deo waited for 2.5 yrs (to become CM) and now Bhupesh Baghel must vacate his seat. When there was no Congress govt here, Deo and Baghel worked together. It's due to them that Congress govt came to power. When I was saying this, people of Kunkuri MLA attacked me,” Agarwal said. 

  • Oct 24, 2021 04:35 PM IST

    Madhya Pradesh Congress MLA Sachin Birla joins BJP during CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan's rally

    Madhya Pradesh Congress MLA Sachin Birla joined the Bharatiya Janata Party at a public rally by CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan in Bediya, Khargone, reports ANI. 

  • Oct 24, 2021 04:15 PM IST

    Home minister Amit Shah, J&K Lt Guv Manoj Sinha visit Gurudwara Digiana Ashram in Jammu

    Union home minister Amit Shah and J&K Lt Guv Manoj Sinha visited the Gurudwara Digiana Ashram in Jammu, reports ANI.

  • Oct 24, 2021 03:57 PM IST

    Indigenous aircraft carrier IAC Vikrant sails out for second sea trials from Kochi, Kerala

    Indigenous aircraft carrier IAC Vikrant sails out for second sea trials from Kochi, Kerala today, reports ANI. The first trials were conducted in August this year.

  • Oct 24, 2021 02:56 PM IST

    PM Modi to visit Italy, UK from Oct 29 to Nov 2 for G-20 summit, COP-26 conference

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit Rome, Italy and Glasgow, United Kingdom between October 29 and November 2 for the G-20 summit and the COP-26 conference, MEA said. 

  • Oct 24, 2021 02:45 PM IST

    ‘Normal situation soon, era of development won’t stop', says Amit Shah in Jammu

    Assuring that a normal situation would soon prevail in J&K, Amit Shah said that the “era of development” won't be stopped and the government will not allow anyone to sabotage this journey of development.

  • Oct 24, 2021 02:36 PM IST

    ‘Metro after 2 years in J&K, airports being upgraded’: Amit Shah

    Amit Shah said that metro rail was being introduced in Jammu and Srinagar after two years and airports were also being upgraded. 

  • Oct 24, 2021 02:33 PM IST

    Amit Shah says medical facilities improved in J&K

    Amit Shah said that the medical facilities have been improved in the UT noting that earlier there were four or five medical colleges but now “plenty” were being opened. He also said that there were 500 doctors earlier but now it has grown to 5,000 doctors. 

  • Oct 24, 2021 02:26 PM IST

    ‘Justice done to all’ says home minister Amit Shah in Jammu rally on revocation of Article 370

    Union home minister Amit Shah during his rally in Jammu said that the Article 370 was revoked in Jammu and Kashmir and justice was done to all including communities such as the Valmikis, the Paharis, the Gujjars, the Bakerwals and to refugees, refugees from west Pakistan and women.

    This is Shah's first rally after the abrogation of Article 370.

  • Oct 24, 2021 02:01 PM IST

    AAP and TMC will be 'marginal players' in Goa assembly polls: P Chidambaram

    AAP and TMC will be 'marginal players' in Goa assembly polls: Congress leader P Chidambaram to PTI.

  • Oct 24, 2021 01:47 PM IST

    Deadly blast in Ugandan capital 'seems to be a terrorist act': President

    A deadly blast in Kampala late on Saturday appeared to be an act of terrorism, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said on Sunday.

  • Oct 24, 2021 01:22 PM IST

    PM Modi urges people to go 'Vocal for Local' in upcoming festive season

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday emphasised on the 'Vocal for Local' campaign while shopping for the upcoming festive season and requested countrymen to take a pledge to ensure cleanliness in the neighbourhood.

  • Oct 24, 2021 12:52 PM IST

    PM Modi greets ITBP on their Raising Day

    The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi on Sunday greeted all the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel on their Raising Day.

  • Oct 24, 2021 12:31 PM IST

    Amit Shah arrives at Jammu

    Union Home Minister Amit Shah arrives at Jammu, to inaugurate new Campus of IIT-Jammu and lay foundation stone for various development projects here. He will also meet MPs, MLAs and senior BJP leaders later today.

  • Oct 24, 2021 12:14 PM IST

    US administration wants to resettle over 55,000 Afghan refugees

    The Biden administration wants to permanently resettle 55,600 Afghan evacuees from the military bases of the US to permanent houses, reported local media.

  • Oct 24, 2021 10:59 AM IST

    Magnitude 6.2 earthquake strikes Taiwan

    Magnitude 6.2 earthquake strikes Taiwan, reports Reuters citing EMSC.

  • Oct 24, 2021 10:27 AM IST

    2 police personnel, 1 soldier injured in J-K encounter 

    2 police personnel, 1 soldier injured in encounter between terrorists and security forces in J&K's Poonch.

  • Oct 24, 2021 10:12 AM IST

    Wuhan Marathon postponed after China Covid-19 surge

    The Wuhan Marathon, which had been due to take place Sunday, has been postponed at short notice as worries increase over a coronavirus resurgence in China ahead of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.

  • Oct 24, 2021 09:16 AM IST

    India reports 15,906 new cases in the last 24 hours

    India recorded 15,906 new cases of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in the last 24 hours, which pushed the nationwide tally to 34,175,468, according to the Union ministry of health and family welfare on Sunday. 

  • Oct 24, 2021 09:04 AM IST

    2 killed, 7 injured in gas blast in China

    Two people were killed and seven others injured in a gas explosion at a residential building in the Chinese port city of Dalian on Sunday.

  • Oct 24, 2021 08:33 AM IST

    Light rains likely to occur in parts of UP, Haryana

    Thunderstorm with light to moderate intensity rain is likely to occur in parts of Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Sunday.

  • Oct 24, 2021 08:11 AM IST

    Five people killed in head-on crash in Russia's Kalmykia

    At least five people were killed in a road accident in Russia's Kalmykia, while seven others were injured, emergency authorities said on Sunday.

  • Oct 24, 2021 07:24 AM IST

    Lakhimpur Kheri violence incident: Main accused Ashish Mishra's blood sample has been sent for confirmation of dengue

    Lakhimpur Kheri violence incident: Main accused Ashish Mishra, who is currently lodged in district jail has been shifted to a govt hospital due to suspected dengue, a senior jail official said his blood sample has been sent for confirmation of dengue.

  • Oct 24, 2021 05:54 AM IST

    Gang shootout in northern Mexico leaves four dead: Officials

    A car chase and shootout between gang members and law enforcement near Mexico's northern border left three members of the powerful Gulf Cartel dead along with one bystander, officials said on Saturday.

  • Oct 24, 2021 05:39 AM IST

    After California wildfire, thousands of trees to be removed

    In the wake of California wildfires, upwards of 10,000 trees weakened by fires, drought, disease or age must be removed, work that will keep a nearby highway closed to visitors who seek the world's two largest sequoia trees.

  • Oct 24, 2021 05:01 AM IST

    Amit Shah to inaugurate research centre at IIT Jammu today

    Union Home Minister Amit Shah will inaugrate two phases of a multi-disciplinary research centre and lay the foundation stone of the third phase of the centre at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Jammu on the second day of his three-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir.

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Two intense systems likely to bring widespread rain and thunderstorms

A low pressure area is lying over central parts of Andaman Sea & neighbourhood. It is likely to move west-northwestwards and concentrate into a depression over south east & adjoining east-central Bay of Bengal on Thursday
A low pressure area is likely to form over east central Arabian sea off Maharashtra coast on Wednesday. (Pratik Chorge/HT PHOTO)
A low pressure area is likely to form over east central Arabian sea off Maharashtra coast on Wednesday. (Pratik Chorge/HT PHOTO)
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Omicron: New curbs in place for arrivals from ‘at-risk’ nations at Delhi, Mumbai

Currently, European nations, including the UK, South Africa, Brazil, Botswana, China, Mauritius, New Zealand, Zimbabwe, Singapore, Hong Kong and Israel have been listed as ‘at risk’ countries by the Union health ministry.
To facilitate testing of passengers with connecting flights in Mumbai with shorter time durations, 30 Rapid PCR machines have also been made available.(HT File Photo | Representational image)
To facilitate testing of passengers with connecting flights in Mumbai with shorter time durations, 30 Rapid PCR machines have also been made available.(HT File Photo | Representational image)
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News updates from HT: ‘Heavy rain’ alert in parts of Mumbai, Thane today 

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Parliament Winter Session LIVE: 12 suspended MPs to sit in dharna on premises

  • Parliament Winter Session Live Updates: Opposition parties have said that they will ensure smooth functioning on the floor today and end the stalemate in both houses of Parliament.
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UP: Case filed against Mark Zuckerberg over ‘defamatory’ post against Akhilesh

  • The case was registered on the order of a court in the Kannauj district of UP. On Monday, chief judicial magistrate Dharamveer Singh in Kannauj district directed the police to lodge the case on the complaint of one Amit Kumar, a resident of Sarahati village.
In his application, Kumar had complained that a page on the social media website Facebook, is attempting to tarnish the image of Yadav.(AFP)
In his application, Kumar had complained that a page on the social media website Facebook, is attempting to tarnish the image of Yadav.(AFP)
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Parts of Mumbai, Thane may see heavy rain today, cyclone alert for Odisha

According to the IMD, parts of Maharashtra, including Mumbai and Thane, are very likely to witness thunderstorm accompanied with lightning/gusty winds and heavy rain at isolated places.
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Breaking News: Delhi air quality in ‘very poor’ category, AQI recorded at 362

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Updated on Dec 01, 2021 08:42 AM IST
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Rahul Gandhi’s group photo signals a new Goa alliance. It also hurts the TMC

Vijay Sardesai’s Goa Forward party and Goa’s independent MLA Prasad Gaonkar were seen prepping to ally with Trinamool Congress during West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s Goa visit in October.
Goa Forward MLA Vinod Palyekar (Left to Right), Goa Forward chief Vijay Sardesai, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, Goa independent MLA Prasad Gaonkar, Congress’s Goa in-charge Dinesh Gundu Rao and leader of opposition in Goa assembly Digambar Kamat after their meeting in Delhi (ANI)
Goa Forward MLA Vinod Palyekar (Left to Right), Goa Forward chief Vijay Sardesai, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, Goa independent MLA Prasad Gaonkar, Congress’s Goa in-charge Dinesh Gundu Rao and leader of opposition in Goa assembly Digambar Kamat after their meeting in Delhi (ANI)
Published on Dec 01, 2021 02:07 AM IST
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Orissa HC appoints retired judge to oversee probe into school teacher’s murder

The Orissa high court asked for a status report from the Odisha government on the police investigation so far into the school teacher Mamita Meher’s murder, and fixed December 3 as the next date of hearing of her father’s petition.
The Orissa high court assigned retired district judge ABS Naidu to supervise the Odisha Police probe into school teacher Mamita Meher’s murder, allegedly by her employer
The Orissa high court assigned retired district judge ABS Naidu to supervise the Odisha Police probe into school teacher Mamita Meher’s murder, allegedly by her employer
Published on Dec 01, 2021 01:32 AM IST
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After BJP’s spectacular win in Tripura civic polls, CPM’s Manik Sarkar hits back

The ruling BJP got a whopping 59.01% votes in the elections held on November 25, leaving the CPM and Trinamool Congress squabbling about the second slot. Manik Sarkar said his party didn’t accept the election results
CPIM Politbureau member Manik Sarkar said it would have been difficult to walk on the streets in Tripura if 81.5% of the people had voted in the civic body elections as claimed by the State Election Commission. (PTI)
CPIM Politbureau member Manik Sarkar said it would have been difficult to walk on the streets in Tripura if 81.5% of the people had voted in the civic body elections as claimed by the State Election Commission. (PTI)
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Chase by drug peddler caused crash that killed former Miss Kerala: Kochi top cop

The special investigation team on Tuesday submitted a report in the court, saying if there were no chase, all three would have been alive
Ansi Kabeer, a resident of Attingal in Thiruvananthapuram, was crowned Miss Kerala in 2019. She and her friend and runner up in Miss Kerala 2019 Anjana Shajan died in a road accident on November 1. (HT photo)
Ansi Kabeer, a resident of Attingal in Thiruvananthapuram, was crowned Miss Kerala in 2019. She and her friend and runner up in Miss Kerala 2019 Anjana Shajan died in a road accident on November 1. (HT photo)
Published on Dec 01, 2021 01:10 AM IST
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BJP forms 13-member body to strengthen base in Andhra

The committee comprises BJP state party president Somu Veerraju, former president Kanna Laxminarayana, party national general secretary Daggubati Purandeshwari, Rajya Sabha members T G Venkatesh, C M Ramesh, Y S Chowdary and GVL Narasimha Rao, party secretary Satya Kumar, former MLC P V N Madhav and senior leaders Madhukar, Nimmaka Jayaraj, Relangai Sridevi and Chandra Mouli.
Sunil Deodhar is a special invitee, along with BJP in-charge of Andhra affairs Muralidharan and Shiva Prakash, in the core committee of BJP in Andhra Pradesh (Agencies)
Sunil Deodhar is a special invitee, along with BJP in-charge of Andhra affairs Muralidharan and Shiva Prakash, in the core committee of BJP in Andhra Pradesh (Agencies)
Published on Dec 01, 2021 01:09 AM IST
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Heavy rainfall continues in Chennai, over 20k in relief camps

Thoothukudi district administration issued a flood warning on Tuesday to people living along the banks of the Thamirabarani river due to sudden inflow of water from other dams of nearly 40,000-50,000 cusecs
Tamil Nadu Fire and Rescue Services (TNFRS) team evacuates a family from a flood-affected area following heavy rains at Periyar Nagar near Chennai, Monday. (PTI)
Tamil Nadu Fire and Rescue Services (TNFRS) team evacuates a family from a flood-affected area following heavy rains at Periyar Nagar near Chennai, Monday. (PTI)
Published on Dec 01, 2021 01:05 AM IST
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Centre forms panel to revisit 8 lakh income limit for EWS quota

On Thursday, the Centre informed the Supreme Court that it had taken a “considered decision” to revisit the “criteria” for determining EWS to provide them reservation.
The 10% EWS quota was introduced under the 103rd Constitution (Amendment) Act, 2019 which is under challenge before a Constitution bench of the Supreme Court. (HT PHOTO)
The 10% EWS quota was introduced under the 103rd Constitution (Amendment) Act, 2019 which is under challenge before a Constitution bench of the Supreme Court. (HT PHOTO)
Published on Dec 01, 2021 01:03 AM IST
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Kerala govt protests RBI’s directives on co-operatives

Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan, who sat on a dharna outside the Raj Bhawan on Tuesday, said, “The RBI’s latest move is aimed at crippling the co-operative sector. Since co-operative sector is a state subject it is another attack on federal structure of the country. We will not allow this to happen.”
Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan addresses a protest meet, organised by Left Democratic Front, in Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday. (PTI)
Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan addresses a protest meet, organised by Left Democratic Front, in Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday. (PTI)
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