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  • Mar 25, 2023 10:24 PM IST

    G20 delegates reach Arunachal, may visit Tawang on Sunday

    Over 50 international delegates reached Arunachal Pradesh on Saturday to participate in a G20 meeting.

    After landing at the Hollongi airport, they travelled to Itanagar where they visited an exhibition in which various tribal arts and cultures were showcased, besides budding innovators of the state exhibiting their innovations, reported PTI. 

  • Mar 25, 2023 09:20 PM IST

    Five members of banned outfit held in Jharkhand

    Five members of the banned Tritiya Sammelan Prastuti Committee (TSPC) have been arrested in Jharkhand's Palamu district for allegedly setting fire to vehicles near a brick kiln, a senior police officer said on Saturday.

    Around 16 TSPC pamphlets, five mobile phones, one bike among other things were recovered from their possession, the officer said, reported PTI. 

  • Mar 25, 2023 08:24 PM IST

    US: Pennsylvania chocolate factory explodes; 5 dead, 6 missing

    An explosion at a chocolate factory in Pennsylvania on Friday killed five people and left six people missing, authorities said.

    The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency confirmed the increase in the number of fatalities Saturday morning after the blast just before 5 p.m. Friday at the R.M. Palmer Co. plant in the borough of West Reading, reported AP. 

  • Mar 25, 2023 07:56 PM IST

    Special meeting for civic budget to be held on Mar 28: MCD

    A special meeting has been convened at the MCD headquarters on March 28 to discuss and deliberate on the civic budget, officials said on Saturday. As required by norms, the civic budget is to be cleared by March 31.

    The MCD passed the "schedule of taxes" in the civic budget for 2023-24 on February 15.

    But, the remaining budget process was stalled as the standing committee of the civic body is yet to be elected, reported PTI. 

  • Mar 25, 2023 07:31 PM IST

    Haryana CM Khattar conducts aerial survey of crops affected by rains

    Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar Saturday conducted an aerial survey of crops affected by untimely rains and hailstorms.

    The survey was conducted by the CM during his visit to Hisar.

    "The Haryana government is committed to protecting the interests of the farmers and ensuring their welfare. Every possible effort will be made to safeguard the interest of the farmers," an official release quoted Khattar as saying, reported PTI. 

  • Mar 25, 2023 06:16 PM IST

    Delhi govt orders state-run hospitals to hold mock drill tomorrow

  • Mar 25, 2023 06:06 PM IST

    Russia pardons 5,000 former criminals after fighting in Ukraine: Report

    More than 5,000 former criminals have been pardoned after finishing their contracts to fight in Russia's Wagner mercenary group against Ukraine, the founder of Wagner, Yevgeny Prigozhin, said on Saturday.

    Wagner Group, originally staffed by battle-hardened veterans of the Russian armed forces, took on a much more prominent role in the Ukraine war after the Russian army suffered a series of humiliating defeats last year, reported Reuters. 

  • Mar 25, 2023 05:42 PM IST

    Rains in parts of Rajasthan, hailstorm hits Sriganganagar

    Light to moderate rains triggered by a western disturbance were recorded in parts of Rajasthan during the last 24 hours.

    According to the Meteorological Department, 35 mm rains were received in Rajgarh of Alwar, 34 mm in Buhana of Jhunjhunu, 19 mm in Jhunjhunu, 16 mm in Paota of Jaipur, 17 mm in Taranagar of Churu, while several other places recorded rains below 17 mm till Saturday morning since Friday.

    Hailstorm hit Sriganganagar district during this period.

    The department had predicted light rain at some places in Jaipur, Ajmer, Bharatpur divisions on Saturday, reported PTI. 

  • Mar 25, 2023 04:34 PM IST

    J&K: 1 killed, 4 injured in factory blast

    A person was killed and four others were injured in a blast that took place in a scrap factory in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba district on Saturday, official sources said.

    The factory was located in the Baribrahamana area, they said.

    Those injured have been hospitalised.

    Police have rushed to the spot and are investigating the matter, they added, reported PTI. 

  • Mar 25, 2023 04:06 PM IST

    EU, Germany reach deal that requires new cars to be carbon neutral by 2035

    Germany reached an agreement with the European Union on a landmark regulation that requires new cars to be carbon neutral by 2035, resolving a dispute that threatened to undermine the bloc’s ambitious blueprint to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Read full story

  • Mar 25, 2023 02:14 PM IST

    Indian Air Force's IL 78 refueller lands in Saudi Arabia for refuelling halt

    "On March 25, an IL 78 refueller of the Indian Air Force landed in the Kindgdom for a refuelling halt. The Aircrew were received by the Royal Saudi Air force authorities and were extended complete support," tweets Indian Embassy in Saudi Arabia. 

  • Mar 25, 2023 01:42 PM IST

    Modi launches new metro line in Bengaluru

    PM Modi inaugurates Whitefield (Kadugodi) to Krishnarajapura line of Bengaluru Metro.

  • Mar 25, 2023 01:02 PM IST

    Rahul Gandhi press conference starts

    Asked only one question on Adani: Rahul Gandhi a day after disqualification

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  • Mar 25, 2023 12:49 PM IST

    Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka at AICC Delhi office

  • Mar 25, 2023 12:43 PM IST

    Amritpal Singh seen in jacket in new video from Patiala

    While Amritpal Singh remains elusive, a fresh CCTV footage shows him walking in Patiala on March 19 after successfully dodging the police. Read more

  • Mar 25, 2023 12:23 PM IST

    India on track to become developed nation: PM 

    During 'Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav', the country has resolved to develop. Many times people ask how India will develop in such a short time?  Everyone's effort is the only answer to this question. With 'Sabka Prayaas', India is on the path of becoming a developed nation: PM Modi in Karnataka

  • Mar 25, 2023 12:18 PM IST

    Court adjourns hearing on Sisodia's bail plea till April 5

    Delhi court adjourns till April 5 hearing on bail plea of AAP leader Manish Sisodia, arrested by Enforcement Directorate (ED) in money-laundering probe arising out of excise policy case.

  • Mar 25, 2023 12:14 PM IST

    Rahul Gandhi disqualification: Youth congress halts  Delhi-Chandigarh train

    Chandigarh youth Congress stopped the New Delhi-Chandigarh Shatabdi train at the Chandigarh railway station over the disqualification of Rahul Gandhi from Parliament.

  • Mar 25, 2023 12:12 PM IST

    Rahul Gandhi disqualification: Kerala Congress stages protest

  • Mar 25, 2023 12:11 PM IST

    Amritpal Singh manhunt updates

    Amrik Singh, resident of RS Pura and his wife namely Paramjit Kour detained by Jammu Police and further handed over to Punjab Police for reportedly having links with Papalpreet Singh (close aide of Amritpal Singh): Jammu Police

  • Mar 25, 2023 12:05 PM IST

    PM Modi inaugurates Sri Madhusudan Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research 

    PM Modi inaugurates Sri Madhusudan Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research in Chikkaballapur, Karnataka.

  • Mar 25, 2023 11:44 AM IST

    PM Modi set to inaugurate Sri Madhusudan Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research in Karnataka

  • Mar 25, 2023 11:40 AM IST

    PM Modi pays floral tributes to Sir M Visvesvaraya in Chikkaballapur, Karnataka

  • Mar 25, 2023 11:38 AM IST

    Rahul Gandhi to hold 1st press conference after disqualification

    Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is to hold a press conference at his party's HQ in New Delhi at 1 pm, a day after he was disqualified from the Lok Sabha over a Gujarat court's conviction in the 2019 'Modi surname' case. Read more

  • Mar 25, 2023 11:31 AM IST

    People ‘excitedly’ await PM Modi's arrival in Bengaluru 

  • Mar 25, 2023 11:20 AM IST

    Rahul Gandhi disqualification: MVA MLAs protest outside Maharashtra assembly

  • Mar 25, 2023 11:17 AM IST

    Land-for-jobs case: Tejashwi at CBI office, Misa appears before ED 

    Yadav family's siblings Misa Bharti and Tejashwi Yadav appeared before the investigating agencies in connection with the land for jobs scam case. Bihar Deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav joined CBI and RJD MP Misa Bharti joined ED investigations today.

  • Mar 25, 2023 10:21 AM IST

    Tejashwi Yadav to appear before CBI today in land-for-job case

    Bihar Deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav leaves for CBI office.

  • Mar 25, 2023 10:01 AM IST

    Plea in SC against automatic disqualification of convicted MLAs, MPs

    Petition filed in Supreme Court challenging automatic disqualification of representatives of elected legislative bodies after conviction. The plea challenges the constitutional validity of Section 8(3) of the Representatives of People's Act.

  • Mar 25, 2023 09:54 AM IST

    Cong's 2nd list to be out in 3-4 days: DKS

    Congress party has already cleared all the names that the central selection community and the screening community had cleared it. In the next three-four days, the second list will also be finalised: KPCC president DK Shivakumar to ANI on Congress's first candidate list for Karnataka polls

  • Mar 25, 2023 09:51 AM IST

    Rajnath Singh lands in Amritsar to visit Radha Soami Satsang Beas

  • Mar 25, 2023 09:46 AM IST

    CRPF Day celebrated in Naxalite area for 1st time: Amit Shah

    First time CRPF Day is being celebrated in a Naxalite area. CRPF has contributed to the internal security of the nation. Nation salutes Women CRPF personnel. CRPF's contribution is significant: Union Home Minister Amit Shah in Chhattisgarh

  • Mar 25, 2023 09:23 AM IST

    Rahul Gandhi disqualification: ‘Black day’ in Wayanad today

    As part of a protest against the disqualification of Rahul Gandhi from Lok Sabha, Wayanad District Congress Committee chief ND Appachan said that the party will observe "Black Day" on Saturday.

  • Mar 25, 2023 09:17 AM IST

    Alert in Uttarakhand over possibility of Amritpal Singh entering state: Report

    An alert has been sounded in Uttarakhand over the possibility of absconding pro-Khalistan preacher Amritpal Singh entering the State, Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order) V Murugesan told ANI on Saturday.

  • Mar 25, 2023 08:53 AM IST

    2 dead in US chocolate factory explosion: Report

    2 killed, 9 missing following Pennsylvania chocolate factory explosion, reports AP.

  • Mar 25, 2023 08:50 AM IST

    Indian diaspora's show of support against Khalistan elements at the consulate in San Francisco 

  • Mar 25, 2023 08:36 AM IST

    ‘Will fight…’: VD Satheesan on Rahul Gandhi disqualification

    Leader of Opposition (LoP) in Kerala Assembly, VD Satheesan on Friday said that Congress will fight the "hasty and politically motivated" disqualification of Rahul Gandhi from Lok Sabha. "Congress will face the action of Lok Sabha Secretariat politically as well as legally", Kerala LoP said.

  • Mar 25, 2023 08:32 AM IST

    84th CRPF Day | Amit Shah, in Chhattisgarh, pays tribute to CRPF officers who sacrificed their lives 

  • Mar 25, 2023 08:14 AM IST

    Congress releases candidate list for Karnataka elections

    Congress announces first list of 124 candidates for Karnataka Assembly elections. Former CM Siddaramaiah and state party president DK Shivakumar are present in the first list.

  • Mar 25, 2023 07:50 AM IST

    Centre extends AFSPA in parts of Nagaland, Arunachal for 6 months

    Centre has extended Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 for a period of six months with effect from April 1, in Tirap, Changlang and Longding districts in Arunachal Pradesh, the areas falling within the jurisdiction of Namsai, Mahadevpur & Chowkham police stations, and eight districts & 21 police stations in five districts of Nagaland declaring them as ‘disturbed area'.

  • Mar 25, 2023 07:40 AM IST

    Envoy Sandhu discusses India-US ties with new US Ambassador to India Garcetti

    Indian Ambassador to US Taranjit Singh Sandhu and US Ambassador to India Eric Garcetti on Saturday discussed immediate priorities in deepening India, US bilateral partnership. Former Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti was sworn in on Friday by US Vice President Kamala Harris.

  • Mar 25, 2023 07:19 AM IST

    Imran Khan demands judges to take note of constitutional violations in poll postponement

    Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has demanded judges to take notice of the constitutional violations taking place due to the postponement of general elections, ARY News reported.

  • Mar 25, 2023 07:08 AM IST

    PM Modi in poll-bound K'taka today to inaugurate new metro line in Bengaluru

    In poll-bound Karnataka, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be inaugurating the new section of Bengaluru Metro Phase 2 today ( 25 March).


At least 35 weapons, ammunition recovered in violence-hit Manipur

Published on Jun 09, 2023 10:36 AM IST

Around 10,000 Army and Assam Rifles personnel have been deployed in the state to bring back peace.

Security personnel seize the weapons during a joint combing operation, in Manipur. (Army Twitter)

'Bomb' threat delays Delhi-Mumbai Vistara flight by two hours

The flight was delayed by two hours after the woman passenger reported her co-passenger talking of a “bomb” in the flight.

Vistara flight(HT Photo)
Published on Jun 09, 2023 10:34 AM IST

‘Our constitutional right’: Mehbooba Mufti on Abaya row in J&K

Earlier students of Vishwa Bharati School, Rainawari staged a protest after the administration disallowed Abaya-wearing students from entering the premises.

Mehbooba Mufti (PTI)
Updated on Jun 09, 2023 10:44 AM IST
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Jaishankar slams Rahul; Congress's stinging jibe: ‘travel light, leave your…’

Jaishankar on Thursday blasted former Congress president Rahul Gandhi for his "habit of criticising India" abroad.

Congress leader Pawan Khera and external affairs minister S Jaishankar.
Published on Jun 09, 2023 10:02 AM IST

Indo-Canadian MP seeks action over depiction of Indira Gandhi’s assassination

In a tweet on Thursday, Chandra Arya, the MP, said Khalistan supporters in Canada have reached new low with the despicable float that depicted the assassination

Indo-Canadian Member of Parliament Chandra Arya. (Twitter)
Updated on Jun 09, 2023 09:42 AM IST

‘Decided to end life’: What accused live-in partner said about Mumbai horror

Manoj Sane, 56, accused of killing his live-in partner, offered multiple stories to police about the spine-chilling case.

Manoj Sane, 56, has been remanded to police custody till June 16.(Azim Tamboli)
Published on Jun 09, 2023 09:04 AM IST

Morning brief: NCP fumes over ‘reincarnation of Aurangzeb’ remark on Pawar

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

NCP president Sharad Pawar (HT)
Published on Jun 09, 2023 08:59 AM IST

‘Must act upon it': Meenakshi Lekhi on Indira's assassination float in Canada

Meenakshi Lekhi said that all that is happening in Canada falls within the purview of law and order and the Government must act upon it.

Indira Gandhi was assassinated by her Sikh bodyguards in 1984.
Updated on Jun 09, 2023 08:49 AM IST

‘Taking clues from past': NCW chief on rising 'crimes against live-in partners'

On Wednesday, a 56-year-old man from Mumbai was arrested for killing her live-in partner, which seemed eerily similar to the Shraddha Walkar murder case.

National Commission for Women (NCW) chairperson Rekha Sharma.(Twitter)
Published on Jun 09, 2023 07:32 AM IST
By | Edited by Kunal Gaurav

Cyclone Biparjoy to further intensify, very rough sea conditions | Top updates

Cyclone Biparjoy is likely to cause wind gusts of 40 to 50 kmph in coastal areas of Gujarat, Maharashtra and Karnataka in the coming days.

Satellite image shows the location of Cyclone Biparjoy in the Arabian Sea, on Thursday, June 8, 2023.(PTI)
Updated on Jun 09, 2023 08:40 AM IST

Land rule changes in Goa spark culture vs progress debate

Between January 2019 and 2023, official records show that 156,674 sale deeds for immovable property have been registered.

Land is a scarce resource in Goa and hence hotly contested.(Istock)
Updated on Jun 09, 2023 07:09 AM IST
ByGerard de Souza

Nirmala Sitharaman’s daughter marries PMO official in intimate ceremony

Nirmala Sitharaman's son-in-law Pratik Doshi has been associated with the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) since 2014, as per reports.

A video surfaced from the intimate wedding ceremony held Thursday.
Published on Jun 09, 2023 06:54 AM IST

'Nitish will do same to Modi': Tejashwi's big claim ahead of Lok Sabha polls

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar, who dumped the BJP last year, has since been calling for a "united opposition" to take on the NDA in the Lok Sabha polls.

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi. (Photo by Santosh Kumar / Hindustan Times)
Published on Jun 09, 2023 06:05 AM IST

‘Bollywood responsible for religious conversions’: IAS officer Niyaz Khan

“Bollywood is tarnishing the culture of our country and negatively influencing the children,” Khan told news agency ANI.

IAS officer of Madhya Pradesh Cadre, Niyaz Khan.
Published on Jun 09, 2023 05:53 AM IST
ANI | | Posted by Nisha Anand

BREAKING: Fire at west Delhi hospital, 20 newborns rescued

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