News updates from HT: BJP ahead as votes are counted for Gujarat municipal polls and all the latest news
- Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Gujarat municipal elections: Early trends indicate big gains for BJP
After counting of votes for six municipal corporations in Gujarat began at 9am, early trends till 11am showed that ongoing farmers protest, fuel price rise are not likely to dent the ruling BJP's vote bank locally. Read More
Congress’ balancing act in Rajasthan: Navigating Ram Temple and Hindutva
With its proactive approach in getting mining clearance from the Centre for a particular stone. Read More
How states are stepping up as Covid-19 cases rise
Several states, including Maharashtra and Karnataka, have reimposed partial restrictions and warned of a lockdown if people continue to flout safety protocols related to Covid-19. Read More
Elon Musk no longer the world's richest man. Loses $15.2 billion after a tweet
Tesla CEO Elon Musk is no longer the world’s richest person after Tesla shares slid 8.6% on Monday. Read More
'NZ players have always been overlooked for 2nd-rate Australians in IPL,' says Simon Doull after Conway's 99* in 1st T20
At the Indian Premier League 2021 auction, New Zealand batsman Devon Conway found no takers. Read More
Watch: She uses scratch card to say ‘I’m pregnant’, husband’s reaction is pure joy
A video of a man’s reaction after finding out his wife is pregnant has now left people smiling and also a little emotional. Read More
Masaba Gupta shares her homemade hack for skin brightening and awakening | Watch
Famous for her stellar costume designs and tagged as ‘Queen of Prints’, Indo-Caribbean fashion designer Masaba Gupta. Read More
Kareena Kapoor's baby boy seen sleeping in nanny's arms in first pic, mother-son get discharged from hospital. Watch
Kareena Kapoor and her newborn baby have been discharged from the hospital.They were spotted leaving the Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai with her husband, actor Saif Ali Khan and their son, Taimur. Read More
R-Day violence: J&K United Kisan Front chairman among 2 arrested by Delhi Police
The Delhi Police arrested two key accused from Jammu for their alleged involvement in the violence at the Red Fort during the farmers’ tractor parade on January 26. Watch
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- The observations from the Union health ministry come a day after the country reported the largest single-day increase in new Covid-19 infections in two months.
- Smriti Irani says, "I’m the only female politician who’s also recognised by her former vocation. I recognise the bias in that."
- An official said that both Houses could meet at 11 am from the second week following the vaccination of eligible MPs.
- A suicide note found at the spot said they took the decision because of acute financial distress, an official said.
- The changes have been opposed by some states who see it as another attempt by the Centre to take over mining auctions and impose central rules on a state domain.
- A re-invigorated biodiversity management policy is India’s survival strategy. At this point in our development trajectory, we don’t pay any heed to either biodiversity or landscape conservation.
- According to Forest Survey of India’s forest fire alert system, there were 2,317 fire points last year between February 26 and March 7, but the figure rose to 53,211 this time after data from the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (SNPP) was taken into account.