Morning brief: KCR warns Centre of revolt over power reforms bill, and all the latest news

Published on Sep 13, 2022 08:59 AM IST

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The Telangana assembly will adopt a resolution to this effect during the last day of the monsoon session on Tuesday, chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao announced on Monday.
The Telangana assembly will adopt a resolution to this effect during the last day of the monsoon session on Tuesday, chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao announced on Monday.

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

Withdraw power reforms or face revolt, KCR tells Centre

Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday demanded that the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government at the Centre immediately withdraw the Electricity (Amendments) Bill 2022 bringing in power sector reforms, which he said were detrimental to the people. Read more…

Legal troubles fail to dent Mondal’s influence in Bengal belt

“Can you see that row of trees? A few years ago, the land beside it was purchased by Kesto Mondal’s men. Several patches of multi-crop land have changed hands in recent years,” Ajijul Sheikh, a small farmer at Nanoor in Bengal’s Birbhum district, says as he wipes his face with a gamchha. Read more…

Forced labour highest in Arab states, followed by Europe, says UN report

Nearly 50 million people - on any given day - are in a situation of modern slavery globally, as per the 2021 Global Estimates, the International Labour Organization has said in its latest report. These people have either been forced to work against their will or are surviving a marriage they were forced into, the report states, stressing that “modern slavery is the very antithesis of social justice and sustainable development”. Read more…

'Can't compare Rohit with Babar, Rizwan. Unki fitness Kohli se adhi bhi ho...': Ex-Pakistan captain's bold remark

Mohammad Rizwan top-scored for Pakistan with 55 off 49 balls in Sunday's Asia Cup final but his traditional approach didn't seem suitable for the chase, as Sri Lanka coasted to a 23-run win to claim their sixth title. Rizwan's sluggish knock drew criticism from pundits and fans despite the stumper finishing as the leading run-getter of the competition with 281 runs from six matches. Read more…

Emmy Awards 2022 full list of winners: From Matthew Macfadyen to Michael Keaton

Succession and White Lotus took home two of the early trophies at the Emmy Awards Monday, setting HBO up to dominate TV’s biggest night for the sixth time in eight years. Succession, the series about a family that owns a media empire and bears some resemblance to the Murdochs and the Redstones, is expected to be the biggest winner at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles Monday night. Read more…

Emmy Awards 2022: Zendaya arrives at the Emmys in a breathtaking strapless black Valentino ball gown. See all pics

Zendaya arrived at the Emmy Awards 2022 looking like the history-making Emmy Awards winner she is. The Euphoria actor became two-time Emmy-winner as she took home the award for outstanding lead actress in a drama series. For her appearance at the annual 74th Primetime Emmy Awards, she embraced the classic Hollywood beauty vibes in a gorgeous black strapless ball gown from her favourite luxury designer label, Valentino. Read more…

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