Union Home Minister and BJP leader Amit Shah.(Samir Jana / Hindustan Times)
Union Home Minister and BJP leader Amit Shah.(Samir Jana / Hindustan Times)

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By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2020 04:58 PM IST

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

GHMC polls: Mayor of Hyderabad will be from BJP, says Amit Shah

Home minister Amit Shah on Sunday said that people of Hyderabad will elect a Bharatiya Janata Party candidate as their mayor in the upcoming Greater Hyderabad Municipal Elections. Read more

‘An insult that farmers treated as terrorists’: Sanjay Raut

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Sunday lashed at the Centre for preventing farmers from entering Delhi and said that it was regrettable that farmers were being treated like “terrorists”. Read more

Farmer unions reject Centre’s offer of early talks to resolve deadlock over farm laws

A joint forum of about 30 farmer unions rejected the Centre’s offer of early talks to resolve deadlock over farm laws on Sunday. These farmer bodies said that the protesting farmers will only engage the government in the absence of any pre-condition. Read more

La Liga: Covid-19 has exposed us and other clubs who were overspending, says Valencia President Anil Murthy

At a virtual press conference earlier this month, La Liga President Javier Tebas named Valencia as one of the clubs who would be taking the biggest financial hit in terms of salary due to the pandemic. Read more

Krushna Abhishek left red-faced after Chandan’s barb on The Kapil Sharma Show: ‘I can perform on all Govinda episodes, can you?’

Actor-comedian Krushna Abhishek had to eat his words on the latest episode of The Kapil Sharma Show. During a funny sketch, co-star Chandan Prabhakar poked fun at his recent controversy with actor Govinda and Krushna was left stunned. Read more

Special edition Bugatti Chiron Sport ‘Les Légendes du Ciel’ honours past drivers

Bugatti is honouring its racing drivers from the Grand Prix days with a special edition Chiron Sport ‘Les Légendes du Ciel’. The car maker will produce only 20 units of the vehicle. Read more

Polar bear Juno rises through the ranks in Canadian Army on 5th birthday

Juno, a female polar bear, at the Toronto Zoo got more than just well wishes from her carers and fans this birthday. The now five-year-old bear also got a promotion. Wow, an extra reason for celebration! Read more

‘Agriculture reforms brought new rights to farmers: PM Modi amid protests

In the latest episode of Mann Ki Baat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that with the latest reforms in the agriculture sector, farmers have got new opportunities. Watch here

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PM Modi virtually addressing the Davos Dialogue on Thursday.(ANI Photo)
PM Modi virtually addressing the Davos Dialogue on Thursday.(ANI Photo)

'India fulfilled its global responsibility': PM Modi's top quotes

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 28, 2021 06:46 PM IST
PM Modi talked about how India ensured that a large chunk of its population is saved from the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic after predictions were made that 70-80 crore people will be infected.
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Indian fishermen clear their nets early morning after returning from the Arabian Sea in Mumbai, India.(File Photo / AP)
Indian fishermen clear their nets early morning after returning from the Arabian Sea in Mumbai, India.(File Photo / AP)

Puducherry government launches helpline to assist fishermen

PTI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 28, 2021 06:46 PM IST
The fishermen could also get details of the status of their applications for relief, incentives and financial succour and welfare schemes.
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Air Force, Army and Navy bands performing during the full dress rehearsals on January 27 for the Beating Retreat.(Raj K Raj / HT Photo)
Air Force, Army and Navy bands performing during the full dress rehearsals on January 27 for the Beating Retreat.(Raj K Raj / HT Photo)

Beating Retreat: New song to be played to commemorate 50 years of 1971 victory

ANI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 28, 2021 06:44 PM IST
The composition will be led by Lieutenant colonel Vimal Joshi and Havildar Jiwan Rasaily during a quick march at the historical Vijay Chowk where the ceremony takes place.
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PM Modi addressing the Davos Dialogue on Thursday.(ANI Photo)
PM Modi addressing the Davos Dialogue on Thursday.(ANI Photo)

'Many more Made-in-India Covid-19 vaccines soon': PM Modi at Davos Dialogue

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2021 06:29 PM IST
The Prime Minister further said that India was able to save a majority of its population after predictions from some people that said 70-80 crore people will be infected by the coronavirus disease.
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The Centre has repeatedly asserted that these laws will remain and have offered to make amendments into the law.(PTI)
The Centre has repeatedly asserted that these laws will remain and have offered to make amendments into the law.(PTI)

Officials in Ghaziabad ask farmers to vacate protest site by tonight

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shivani
PUBLISHED ON JAN 28, 2021 06:28 PM IST
This comes after the protests came to an end at Baghpat in Uttar Pradesh earlier in the day. The farmers who were protesting at the site alleged use of force by police, reported news agency PTI.
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Three workers of the ruling Communist Party of India (Marxist) have been arrested in connection with the murder of a Muslim League activist in Malappuram district of Kerala. (REUTERS FILE PHOTO) (Image used for representation).
Three workers of the ruling Communist Party of India (Marxist) have been arrested in connection with the murder of a Muslim League activist in Malappuram district of Kerala. (REUTERS FILE PHOTO) (Image used for representation).

3 CPI (M) workers held in connection with Muslim League cadre’s murder

PUBLISHED ON JAN 28, 2021 06:27 PM IST
  • The CPI (M), however, distanced itself from the incident saying a clash between two groups led to the killing.
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Robert Vadra(Hindustan Times file photo)
Robert Vadra(Hindustan Times file photo)

Robert Vadra gets protection from arrest till Feb 8 in money laundering case

PUBLISHED ON JAN 28, 2021 06:20 PM IST
The probe is related to the purchase of 275 bigha land allegedly by the company in the Kolayat area of the border town of Bikaner.
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Uttarakhand’s tableau Kedarkhand bagged the third prize in the Republic Day celebrations. (HT PHOTO).
Uttarakhand’s tableau Kedarkhand bagged the third prize in the Republic Day celebrations. (HT PHOTO).

Uttarakhand’s Republic Day tableau bags 3rd spot, maiden award for hill-state

PUBLISHED ON JAN 28, 2021 05:58 PM IST
  • The theme of the tableau was the main symbols that represent the religious legacy and biodiversity of the Himalayan state. The tableau called ‘Kedarkhand’ which was displayed in the parade focussed on the Kedarnath shrine.
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Vikram Gurjar(HT Photo )
Vikram Gurjar(HT Photo )

Rajasthan’s most wanted criminal Vikram Gurjar arrested after 16-month hunt

By Jaykishan Sharma
PUBLISHED ON JAN 28, 2021 05:49 PM IST
He was nabbed on the intervening night of January 27-28 from Maharashtra.
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The decision was taken after a meeting with the heads of the institutions.(HT_PRINT)
The decision was taken after a meeting with the heads of the institutions.(HT_PRINT)

Meghalaya colleges to reopen on February 1

PTI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 28, 2021 05:47 PM IST
The education department had said classes will be held both in classrooms and online modes and follow strict precautionary protocols for Covid-19.
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Police personnel arrive at Ghazipur border to place a notice for farmer leaders after an FIR registered against them in connection with Republic Day violence, during the ongoing protest against the new farm laws, in New Delhi.(ANI)
Police personnel arrive at Ghazipur border to place a notice for farmer leaders after an FIR registered against them in connection with Republic Day violence, during the ongoing protest against the new farm laws, in New Delhi.(ANI)

Delhi Police's Crime Branch to investigate nine cases of R-Day violence

ANI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 28, 2021 05:46 PM IST
Delhi Police Commissioner SN Shrivastava on Thursday held a meeting with the Special Commissioner of Police (Intelligence) and other senior police officers at the police headquarters.
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This video grab taken on January 28, 2021, from the website of the World Economic Forum shows India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing an all-virtual World Economic Forum, which usually takes place in Davos, Switzerland. (AFP)
This video grab taken on January 28, 2021, from the website of the World Economic Forum shows India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing an all-virtual World Economic Forum, which usually takes place in Davos, Switzerland. (AFP)

'India's success will help the entire world': PM Modi at WEF's Davos Dialogue

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2021 06:00 PM IST
The Prime Minister is addressing the World Economic Forum's Davos Dialogue via video conferencing.
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Congress had won 44 seats while the Left Front emerged victorious in 33 seats during the 2016 elections.(ANI file photo)
Congress had won 44 seats while the Left Front emerged victorious in 33 seats during the 2016 elections.(ANI file photo)

Bengal Assembly seat sharing: Cong to contest on 193 seats, Left Front get 101

ANI, Kolkata
PUBLISHED ON JAN 28, 2021 05:40 PM IST
Congress had won 44 seats while the Left Front emerged victorious in 33 seats during the 2016 elections.
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Bharatiya Kisan Union Spokesperson Rakesh Tikait.(PTI)
Bharatiya Kisan Union Spokesperson Rakesh Tikait.(PTI)

'Someone goes there and hoists a flag, why was no firing done?' asks Tikait

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shivani
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2021 05:38 PM IST
Speaking about Punjabi actor-turned-activist Deep Sidhu, who has been accused of instigating the violence on Tuesday by farmer unions, Tikait said, "Police allowed him to leave and didn't arrest him. Nothing has been done even now."
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Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, second right, receives a box of COVID-19 vaccines upon arrival from India, in Colombo on Thursday(AP)
Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, second right, receives a box of COVID-19 vaccines upon arrival from India, in Colombo on Thursday(AP)

India sends 6 lakh Covid vaccine doses to Sri Lanka and Bahrain

PUBLISHED ON JAN 28, 2021 05:27 PM IST
  • Two separate flights transported 500,000 doses to Sri Lanka and 100,000 doses to Bahrain.
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