At least 19 people have been taken to two Delhi hospitals following violence during the tractor rally on Tuesday in the national capital(PTI Photo)
At least 19 people have been taken to two Delhi hospitals following violence during the tractor rally on Tuesday in the national capital(PTI Photo)

News updates from HT: 19 people hospitalised following violence at tractor rally and all the latest news

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By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2021 08:52 PM IST

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

At least 19 in hospital after violence at tractor rally in Delhi

At least 19 people have been taken to two Delhi hospitals following violence during the tractor rally on Tuesday in the national capital. Read More

Explained: As tractor rally turns violent in Delhi, what farmers want

The farmers have been protesting at various border points near Delhi for more than two months. Read More

'Centre's attitude insensitive': Bengal CM on violence at Delhi tractor rally

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee said she was "deeply disturbed" by the violence that took place during farmers' rally in the national capital on Tuesday. Read More

Not correct to compare FAU-G with PUBG Mobile, says nCore Games founder Vishal Gondal

“Gaming is my original passion and love.” Vishal Gondal is well known in the technology space for his health-focused enterprise Goqii. Read More

‘My captain boosted my morale’: Rahane reveals he never felt his ‘place in the team was in danger’

It was a pre-planned process: once Virat Kohli is gone after the first Test, Ajinkya Rahane will take charge and lead the side. Read More

Kangana Ranaut launches fresh attack against Diljit Dosanjh, Priyanka Chopra on Republic Day

Actor Kangana Ranaut has poked Diljit Dosanjh and Priyanka Chopra with a fresh jibe on Republic Day. Read More

Jai Ho: US ‘Dancing Dad’ posts special video to celebrate Republic Day. Watch

If you’ve been on the Internet recently, you may have come across the jubilant dance videos of Instagram user Ricky Pond from the USA. Read More

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Without naming anyone, Bikram Majithia asked the Speaker to take action against MLAs who left their parent parties to join others.(Twitter)
Without naming anyone, Bikram Majithia asked the Speaker to take action against MLAs who left their parent parties to join others.(Twitter)

SAD, AAP seek action under anti-defection law against MLAs who switched sides

PTI, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 07:53 PM IST
The issue was raised by Shiromani Akali Dal MLA Bikram Singh Majithia during the zero hour on the second day of the Budget session of the state Assembly here.
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Opposition MLAs at a sit-in at the legislative assembly in Gairsain on Tuesday over Monday's lathi charge against villagers.(Kalyan Das/HT PHOTO)
Opposition MLAs at a sit-in at the legislative assembly in Gairsain on Tuesday over Monday's lathi charge against villagers.(Kalyan Das/HT PHOTO)

Police crackdown on villagers sparks pandemonium in Uttarakhand assembly

PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 07:48 PM IST
  • The opposition Congress accused the government of "high handedness" against the protestors especially women while drawing parallels with British rule and calling it "General Dyer's government".
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Balbir Rajewal added that the union will not support any political party in the upcoming assembly elections.
Balbir Rajewal added that the union will not support any political party in the upcoming assembly elections.

'Will send team to poll-bound states', says farmer leader

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2021 07:49 PM IST
  • “We'll send teams to poll-bound states - to West Bengal and Kerala. We will not support any party but appeal to people to vote for the candidates who can defeat BJP.", said BKU leader Balbir S Rajewal
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A month ago, Saudi Arabia's interior ministry announced a 'temporary suspension' on flights from India.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)
A month ago, Saudi Arabia's interior ministry announced a 'temporary suspension' on flights from India.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)

On Saudi Arabia flight resumption, Hardeep Puri shares important update

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2021 07:38 PM IST
Saudi Arabia has taken a number of steps to check the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19). It has also banned international flights till March 31
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Speaker Vipin Parmar had submitted a formal complaint to DGP Sanjay Kundu for registering the FIR. In picture - Himachal Pradesh Congress MLAs holding up copies of the governor Bandaru Dattatreya’s address.(HT Photo )
Speaker Vipin Parmar had submitted a formal complaint to DGP Sanjay Kundu for registering the FIR. In picture - Himachal Pradesh Congress MLAs holding up copies of the governor Bandaru Dattatreya’s address.(HT Photo )

Congress walks out of HP Assembly over MLAs' supension

PTI
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 07:03 PM IST
The alleged incident had taken place outside the Speaker's office when the Governor was leaving for the Raj Bhavan after he cut short his address in the House following a ruckus on the opening day of the Budget session.
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Urging everyone to take part in the vaccination drive, 64-year-old Shailaja later said the initiative was going on smoothly in the state.(Facebook/@kkshailaja)
Urging everyone to take part in the vaccination drive, 64-year-old Shailaja later said the initiative was going on smoothly in the state.(Facebook/@kkshailaja)

Kerala Health minister, 2 cabinet colleagues take first dose of Covid-19 vaccine

PTI, Thiruvananthapuram
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 06:51 PM IST
While Revenue minister E Chandrasekharan received the jab from the vaccination centre at the same hospital,Minister of Ports and Museums Kadannappally Ramachandran got the shot from a hospital in his home district, Kannur.
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Odisha had conducted over 75.79 lakh Covid tests of which 79.5 per cent were through Rapid Antigen tests.(PTI)
Odisha had conducted over 75.79 lakh Covid tests of which 79.5 per cent were through Rapid Antigen tests.(PTI)

Faulty rapid antigen kits declared 25 students in Odisha as Covid-19 positive

By Debabrata Mohanty
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 06:46 PM IST
  • None of the students had any symptoms of Covid-19 and when their samples were again subjected to RT-PCR tests, the results were negative.
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Health secretary Rajesh Bhushan confirmed that the first dose of the vaccine has been administered to 6,704,856 healthcare workers and a second dose has been administered to 2,598,192 of them.(ANI)
Health secretary Rajesh Bhushan confirmed that the first dose of the vaccine has been administered to 6,704,856 healthcare workers and a second dose has been administered to 2,598,192 of them.(ANI)

Over 14 million Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in India: Government

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Srivatsan K C, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 06:44 PM IST
“2.08 lakh doses have been given to people who are 45 years to 59 years of age with comorbidities and people above 60 years of age,” Union health secretary Rajesh Bhushan said.
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The show is hosted on Facebook page of Kishorechandra Wangkhem, an Imphal-based journalist. (HT Photo)
The show is hosted on Facebook page of Kishorechandra Wangkhem, an Imphal-based journalist. (HT Photo)

Talk show from Manipur gets notice under new digital media laws

UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2021 06:56 PM IST
The publishers were directed to “furnish all relevant documents that ensure compliance of the provisions” of the new media rules.
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Brinda Karat asked CJI Bobde to consider the effect such questions will have on the psyche of victims,(PTI File Photo)
Brinda Karat asked CJI Bobde to consider the effect such questions will have on the psyche of victims,(PTI File Photo)

Brinda Karat urges CJI to withdraw remarks made at bail hearing of rape accused

PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 06:19 PM IST
  • Karat was referring to remarks made during the hearing of a plea filed by a public servant, who is accused of repeatedly raping a girl, against the Bombay High Court February 5 order which had cancelled his anticipatory bail.
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Eish Singhal, the Delhi Police spokesperson, said a slew of efforts in a planned manner helped the police carry out the large number of trace and rescues of missing children.(File Photo. Representative image)
Eish Singhal, the Delhi Police spokesperson, said a slew of efforts in a planned manner helped the police carry out the large number of trace and rescues of missing children.(File Photo. Representative image)

Activist in Goa files anticipatory bail plea fearing arrest in 'toolkit' case

By Gerard de Souza
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 06:05 PM IST
  • Shubham Chaudhuri -- a volunteer with global climate activist group 'Extinction Rebellion' told the court that he has nothing to do with the making of the alleged toolkit and has been implicated in the case.
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The photo of Karnataka minister BC Patil getting Covid-19 vaccine at home was widely shared on social media.(ANI)
The photo of Karnataka minister BC Patil getting Covid-19 vaccine at home was widely shared on social media.(ANI)

'Not allowed': Centre on Karnataka minister getting Covid-19 jab at home

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2021 06:01 PM IST
The Union health ministry on Tuesday said that it has asked for a report from the Karnataka government. Meanwhile, the minister BC Patil, said his decision to take the vaccine at home cannot be considered wrong.
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Police said Krishan was a drug addict who even supplied drugs to fund his addiction.(Shutterstock)
Police said Krishan was a drug addict who even supplied drugs to fund his addiction.(Shutterstock)

In Bengal, cache of heroin worth 25 crore seized, one held

PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 05:56 PM IST
  • A notorious drug dealer, Sunil Howlader, was arrested during the raid. He is a resident of Rasulpur. His SUV was also seized.
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Parents have been asked to submit a consent letter to the school head or class teacher before sending their children to schools. (Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
Parents have been asked to submit a consent letter to the school head or class teacher before sending their children to schools. (Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)

54 students test Covid-19 positive at school in Haryana's Karnal

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2021 06:56 PM IST
Haryana had allowed students from Classes 9 to 12 to go to return to schools in December and for those from Classes 3 to 5 from February 24. The government also decided to start regular classes for Classes 1 and 2 from Monday.
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Representational Image. (HT archive)
Representational Image. (HT archive)

Tackle terror, prevent persecution of minorities: India tells Pakistan at UNHRC

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Smriti Sinha
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 05:42 PM IST
New Delhi’s position was conveyed in response to a speech by Pakistan’s representative at the UN human rights agency following an update on the global human rights situation by UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet last week
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