Farmers protest during a tractor rally at the Inner Ring Road in New Delhi, India, on January 26, 2021. (Bloomberg)
Farmers protest during a tractor rally at the Inner Ring Road in New Delhi, India, on January 26, 2021. (Bloomberg)

News Updates from Hindustan Times: Centre provoked farmers to commit violence, says Shiv Sena and all the latest news

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PUBLISHED ON JAN 28, 2021 01:10 PM IST

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

Tractor rally violence: Centre provoked farmers, says Shiv Sena's Saamana

Shiv Sena on Thursday alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party-led Central government, with an aim to discredit farmers’ peaceful protest against the three new farm laws, provoked them to commit violence. Read more

Bilaspur airport in Chhattisgarh upgraded, now 72-seater aircrafts can land

Seventy two-seater aircrafts will now be able to land at Bilasa Bai Kewtin Airport in Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur after its upgradation to 3C category by the director general office of the civil aviation department. Read more

India's Covid-19 recovery rate hits nearly 97%: Govt

The Union ministry of health on Thursday said that with a consistent rise in cumulative recoveries of coronavirus cases, India’s Covid-19 recovery rate has reached nearly 97%, adding that it is one of the highest globally. Read more

Farm stir: Jan 26 violence a conspiracy, says SAD; demands international inquiry

Terming the violence during the farmers' tractor march on Republic Day (Tuesday) as a conspiracy, the Shiromani Akali Dal on Thursday demanded an international inquiry into the incident. Read more

'He makes sure he executes it': India bowling coach compares captaincy styles of Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane

India's tour of Australia will always be remembered by fans all around the world. Team India were on the backfoot after the first Test in Adelaide. Read more

Kangana Ranaut calls herself 'failure' for not being able to prevent violence at farmers' protest: 'Head hangs in shame'

Kangana Ranaut, who has been questioning the motives of farmers protesting against the new agricultural laws, called herself a ‘failure’ after a tractor march in the capital turned violent on Republic Day. Read more

Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS launched in India. Price and full details

Triumph Motorcycles India on Thursday launched the new Speed Triple 1200 RS in the country starting at 16.95 lakh (ex-showroom, India). Read more

Recipe: In a mood for dessert? Try crisp and crunchy apple spice blondie bars

Ask us what Fall dreams are made of and we will quip apple blondies! Their gorgeous crackly tops at room temperature or with a heavy drizzle of rich caramel sauce is enough to teleport us to a unicorn island. Read more

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India, Bangladesh to start bi-weekly passenger train from March 26

UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2021 10:25 AM IST
The non-stop passenger train with ten bogeys, running between New Jalpaiguri and Dhaka, will cover a distance of 513 km. This will also be the third passenger train between the two countries
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PM Modi in poll-bound Puducherry & Tamil Nadu today, to inaugurate key projects (File Photo/PTI)
PM Modi in poll-bound Puducherry & Tamil Nadu today, to inaugurate key projects (File Photo/PTI)

PM Modi in poll-bound Puducherry & Tamil Nadu today, to inaugurate key projects

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Karan Manral
UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2021 10:12 AM IST
According to the itinerary, PM Modi will arrive in Puducherry in the first half of the day, at around 11:30am, and, later, in Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore at around 4:30pm.
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Beneficiary shows vaccination coupon at Medical college and hospital during COVID 19 vaccination run, in Kolkata on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)
Beneficiary shows vaccination coupon at Medical college and hospital during COVID 19 vaccination run, in Kolkata on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)

Daily Covid-19 infections rise to 16,738, active cases over 1.5 lakh

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2021 10:21 AM IST
The number of daily fatalities too rose with 138 deaths recorded in the last 24 hours.
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Over 40,000 traders' associations are taking part in the bandh. (Representative image)(RAVINDRA JOSHI/HT)
Over 40,000 traders' associations are taking part in the bandh. (Representative image)(RAVINDRA JOSHI/HT)

Bharat Bandh on Feb 26: Commercial markets to remain shut tomorrow

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2021 10:31 AM IST
As a transporter body has supported the strike on the issue of fuel price hike, E-way bill rules, 40 lakh trucks will remain off the road on Friday.
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A health worker shows Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin, in Pune earlier in January this year. (HT file photo)
A health worker shows Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin, in Pune earlier in January this year. (HT file photo)

Tests on kids: Expert panel asks Bharat Biotech to submit Covaxin efficacy data first

PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2021 09:40 AM IST
Covaxin is already approved for use in India for adults in a clinical trial mode based on the safety and immunogenicity data the company submitted
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On the Sensex chart, barring HDFC and Asian Paints, all constituents were trading in the green.(PTI)
On the Sensex chart, barring HDFC and Asian Paints, all constituents were trading in the green.(PTI)

Sensex gains over 500 points in opening session; Nifty at 15,151.15

Reuters, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2021 10:10 AM IST
  • On Wednesday, Indian equities closed sharply higher after trading was halted on the NSE for nearly four hours due to a technical issue.
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Soldier arrested in J&K’s Udhampur for passing on classified data to Pakistan

UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2021 09:21 AM IST
The people said the soldier’s identity was being withheld as a probe in the case is underway. He is from an infantry regiment posted at the army’s Northern Command headquarters in Udhampur
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Nirav Modi. (HT file)
Nirav Modi. (HT file)

UK court to decide on Nirav Modi’s extradition today: Case so far

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sameer
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2021 09:17 AM IST
Nirav Modi is accused of fraudulently obtaining letters of undertaking or loan agreements and laundering the proceeds of that fraud. He also faces charges of “causing the disappearance of evidence” and intimidating witnesses
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A view from Rajpath on a hazy morning, near India Gate in New Delhi. (Arvind Yadav/ Hindustan Times)
A view from Rajpath on a hazy morning, near India Gate in New Delhi. (Arvind Yadav/ Hindustan Times)

News updates in HT: CSE study shows 8 out 10 most polluted cities in NCR, UP

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2021 09:02 AM IST
  • Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
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A man being vaccinated against Covid-19 at Rajawadi Hospital in Mumbai, on February 22. (Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
A man being vaccinated against Covid-19 at Rajawadi Hospital in Mumbai, on February 22. (Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

Vaccine for 60+ & above 45 with co-morbidities from March 1: Key points

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sameer
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2021 08:53 AM IST
This is the first time the private sector will be actively involved in administering vaccines, and doses will be available to eligible people who are willing to pay
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MP chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said there will be no lockdown in Madhya Pradesh. (HT file)
MP chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said there will be no lockdown in Madhya Pradesh. (HT file)

'No lockdown': Shivraj Singh Chouhan assures workers amid Covid-19 spike

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2021 08:42 AM IST
Workers should not migrate to other states fearing lockdown, Madhya Pradesh CM has said.
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LIVE: India adds 16,738 fresh cases to Covid-19 tally, toll reaches 156,705

UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2021 10:20 AM IST
The United States has the highest Covid-19 tally globally, as well as related death toll. India and Brazil have the next highest caseloads, while Brazil and Mexico follow the US in terms of deaths.
Representational image. (HT Photo)
Representational image. (HT Photo)

Most of northwest India sees summer-like temperatures

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Zara Khan
UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2021 10:05 AM IST
Under the influence of a feeble western disturbance, fairly widespread rainfall/snowfall is likely over Jammu, Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit, Baltistan and Muzaffarabad during the next five days
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In some states, the price of petrol crossed <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>100 a litre due the current streak of rise in fuel prices.(Amal KS/ Hindustan Times)
In some states, the price of petrol crossed 100 a litre due the current streak of rise in fuel prices.(Amal KS/ Hindustan Times)

Nagaland cuts taxes on petrol and diesel, fuel prices come down

By Alice Yhoshü | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Kohima
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2021 07:48 AM IST
  • Petrol and Diesel were being retailed at 90.41 and 83.99 in Kohima on Wednesday.
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Farmers congregate during the ongoing protest against the new farm laws at Ghazipur (Delhi-UP border) near Ghaziabad, India. (Sakib Ali /Hindustan Times)
Farmers congregate during the ongoing protest against the new farm laws at Ghazipur (Delhi-UP border) near Ghaziabad, India. (Sakib Ali /Hindustan Times)

Farm laws protests: Tikait asks people to join Kisan Mahapanchayat in Karauli

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2021 10:07 AM IST
  • Protests enter Day 90. Tikait says 40 lakh tractors will hit the streets.
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