Rahul Gandhi posted on Twitter along with a newspaper clipping on the issue.(ANI)
Rahul Gandhi posted on Twitter along with a newspaper clipping on the issue.(ANI)

News updates from Hindustan Times: Rahul Gandhi targets PM over Chinese village in Arunachal and all the latest news

Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 1pm. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 01:00 PM IST

Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 1pm. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.

Remember his promise: Rahul Gandhi targets PM over Chinese village in Arunachal

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday took a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over a report that China has built a village in a disputed region of Arunachal Pradesh. Read more

Here is how Donald Trump, the least liked US president, will spend his last days in office

US President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden will not be greeted at the White House Wednesday by the outgoing first couple, Donald Trump and Melania Trump, as is the tradition. Read more

MVA, BJP both claim victory in Maharashtra panchayat polls: All you need to know

Partners in the ruling Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi — Shiv Sena, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and Congress — won 58% of the 12,711 seats that went to polls on January 15. Read more

Woman Maoist carrying 8 lakh bounty arrested in Chhattisgarh

A woman Maoist with 8 lakh reward on her head was arrested from a village in Bijapur district of Bastar region in Chhattisgarh, officials said on Tuesday. Read more

India vs Australia: Rishabh Pant breaks MS Dhoni's record at Gabba

Rishabh Pant on Tuesday became the 7th Indian wicketkeeper-batsman to reach the 1000 Test runs mark. Pant reached the landmark during the final day of the fourth Test against Australia. Read more

India considering raising import duties by 5%-10%, likely to affect Tesla cars

India is considering hiking import duties by 5%-10% on more than 50 items including smartphones, electronic components and appliances in the upcoming budget. Read more

Karisma Kapoor's killer look in red puff-sleeved dress sets fans hearts aflutter

As the blockbuster star of the 90s, Karisma Kapoor has only seen her fashion style evolve but the bright pops of colour and prints stayed. Read more

Deepika Padukone says Ranveer Singh keeps on asking why she manages home herself, even orders groceries

Deepika Padukone may have a bevy of personal staff at her disposal but she likes to manage her home and office herself. Read more

CISF personnel’s swift action saves passenger in Delhi Metro. Watch

A CISF personnel was able to save the life of a passenger travelling in Delhi Metro on Monday with his rapid response. Read more

Watch | ‘Apology not enough, won’t stop till team Tandav in jail:’ BJP’s Ram Kadam

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Graphic depicting the location of the earthquake(National Centre for Seismology)
Graphic depicting the location of the earthquake(National Centre for Seismology)

Magnitude 3.6 earthquake hits Himachal Pradesh's Chamba

Edited by Joydeep Bose | ANI
PUBLISHED ON MAR 08, 2021 01:29 PM IST
Notably, an earthquake measuring magnitude 2.4 on the Richter Scale had hit the same region last month, the NCS had informed.
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Chief Minister of West Bengal state and Trinamool Congress party leader Mamata Banerjee.(AP)
Chief Minister of West Bengal state and Trinamool Congress party leader Mamata Banerjee.(AP)

News updates from HT: Mamata Banerjee to hold foot march in Kolkata

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2021 01:11 PM 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 pedestrian walks past a wall mural in Mumbai on March 6, 2021. (AFP)
A pedestrian walks past a wall mural in Mumbai on March 6, 2021. (AFP)

86.25% new Covid cases in 6 states: Govt

PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 08, 2021 12:55 PM IST
Maharashtra has reported the highest daily new cases at 11,141, followed by Kerala with 2,100 and Punjab with 1,043 new infections, the ministry said.
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Representational image.

Maratha reservation: SC to hear all states; will examine if Indra Sawhney needs reconsideration

By Abraham Thomas
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2021 12:56 PM IST
The request to seek a response from all states was raised by Maharashtra ,which has maintained that it is justified in exceeding the 50% ceiling in the state to benefit Marathas
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The Supreme Court. (File photo)
The Supreme Court. (File photo)

Remarks misreported; court has highest regard for women: CJI Bobde

By Utkarsh Anand, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2021 01:20 PM IST
Seeking to dispel a controversy after bench led by him asked a rape accused last week whether he was ready to marry the complainant, Justice Bobde pointed out that his questions to the lawyer for the accused were in the facts of that case but there was misreporting by the media
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Men row their makeshift raft made of plastic pipes on the Dal Lake.(AP)
Men row their makeshift raft made of plastic pipes on the Dal Lake.(AP)

Snowfall and rains bring down Kashmir temperature

By Mir Ehsan, Srinagar, Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2021 12:38 PM IST
  • Another spell of scattered to widespread rain with thunderstorm and snowfall is most likely during March 11-13th, as per the weather department.
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A pharmacist displays a box of tocilizumab, which is used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. (REUTERS)
A pharmacist displays a box of tocilizumab, which is used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. (REUTERS)

Arthritis drug cuts death risk by half in severe Covid-19 patients: Study

PUBLISHED ON MAR 08, 2021 12:25 PM IST
Since the rheumatoid arthritis drug is immunosuppressive, doctors were concerned that it could lead to more secondary infections
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Image courtesy: ANI

International Women's Day: Women MPs push for 33% reservation in Parliament

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Shivani
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2021 12:16 PM IST
  • The Women's Reservation Bill is the pending bill in the Parliament that seeks amendment in the Constitution of India to reserve one-third of all seats in the Lok Sabha and in all state legislatures for women.
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Rajya Sabha chairperson M Venkaiah Naidu. (PTI)
Rajya Sabha chairperson M Venkaiah Naidu. (PTI)

Low attendance in Demand for Grants meetings an area of concern: Naidu

UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2021 12:48 PM IST
Addressing members of the Upper House, Naidu said the attendance of members of non-BJP and non-Congress parties and groups fell to 27.60% from 40% last year
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Representational image. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Explained: Why Haryana’s new reservation law may be unconstitutional

By Utkarsh Anand, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2021 01:12 PM IST
Under the Haryana State Employment of Local Candidates Act, 2021 , every employer is required to employ 75% “local candidates” for posts where the gross monthly salary is not more than 50,000
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The women protesters arrive at Tikri border near Delhi on Monday.(ANI Photo)
The women protesters arrive at Tikri border near Delhi on Monday.(ANI Photo)

Women protesters join ongoing stir demanding repeal of 'black laws'

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 08, 2021 10:38 AM IST
The Samkyukta Kisan Morcha, which is spearheading the protest, said it expects 15,000 women protesters at Tikri and 4,000 at Singhu on Monday. The women are coming to protest sites new Delhi on the occasion of International Women's Day.
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Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh.(HT file)
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh.(HT file)

International Women's Day: Punjab lines up 8 schemes aimed at female empowerment

Posted by Joydeep Bose | ANI
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2021 10:38 AM IST
The International Women's Day, on March 8 every year, celebrates the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women.
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The tremor was recorded at 7.42 AM with its epicentre 13 km east-north-east of Dudhai in Kutch district(PTI/ Representational photo)
The tremor was recorded at 7.42 AM with its epicentre 13 km east-north-east of Dudhai in Kutch district(PTI/ Representational photo)

Magnitude 3.2 tremor felt in Gujarat's Kutch district, no casualties reported

Posted by Joydeep Bose | PTI
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2021 10:16 AM IST
Kutch is located in a very high-risk seismic zone, according to the state disaster management authorities.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi received his first dose of Covid-19 vaccine, at AIIMS in New Delhi, last Monday. (ANI Photo )
Prime Minister Narendra Modi received his first dose of Covid-19 vaccine, at AIIMS in New Delhi, last Monday. (ANI Photo )

India’s Covid-19 vaccine drive jumps four-fold as PM Modi is inoculated

Bloomberg
PUBLISHED ON MAR 08, 2021 10:05 AM IST
Some of the biggest companies operating in the country have said they will cover the costs of vaccination for their employees and families, including Accenture Plc, Infosys Ltd. and Reliance Industries Ltd.
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The ships' crew will participate in professional and cultural exchanges as well as friendly sports fixtures with their counterparts in the Bangladesh Navy(PTI File Photo/Representative Image )
The ships' crew will participate in professional and cultural exchanges as well as friendly sports fixtures with their counterparts in the Bangladesh Navy(PTI File Photo/Representative Image )

Indian Navy Ships to visit Bangladesh on 50th anniversary of 1971 Liberation war

ANI, Dhaka
PUBLISHED ON MAR 08, 2021 09:42 AM IST
India and Bangladesh are celebrating 50 years of the liberation war in which the Pakistan Army was thrown out of Bangladesh and 90,000 of their troops were made to surrender.
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