Congress leader Shashi Tharoor. (HT file photo)(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor. (HT file photo)(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

News updates from HT: BJP seeks removal of Tharoor as House panel head 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.
By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 28, 2021 04:59 PM IST

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

BJP seeks Shashi Tharoor’s removal as House panel head

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday moved a privilege motion seeking Congress lawmaker Shashi Tharoor’s removal as the head of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology. It came hours before the committee is scheduled to meet at 4pm to discuss the alleged Pegasus snooping. Read more

'Khela hobe', says Mamata even as she skirts Delhi leadership queries

Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, who has been holding talks with a number of Opposition leaders during her five-day visit to the national capital, skirted questions on probable leadership at the central level. Read more

Pegasus row: Rahul Gandhi, other Oppn leaders submit adjournment motion

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and other Opposition leaders jointly submitted an adjournment motion in Lok Sabha for a discussion on the Pegasus snooping controversy in the “presence of the Prime Minister (Narendra Modi) and/or (Union) Home minister (Amit Shah)”. Read more

'Few relationships more vital': Blinken says US won't forget India's aid

US secretary of state Antony Blinken on Wednesday said that there are few relationships more vital than the one between India and the United States. Speaking at a joint press conference after India-US delegation-level talks, Blinken said the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) hit both countries very hard and the US will not forget the aid and assistance India provided early in the pandemic. Read more

ICC T20 Rankings: Virat Kohli, KL Rahul retain spots in top-10; Bhuvneshwar, Yuzvendra Chahal move up

India skipper Virat Kohli has maintained his fifth spot with 747 rating points while KL Rahul stayed put at sixth in the latest ICC rankings T20I batsmen rankings, released on Wednesday. Both cricketers are currently in England for the upcoming 5-match Test series which begins from August 4 in Nottingham. Read more

Aditya Narayan says he turns down crores, doesn’t need to rely on ‘rubbish contracts’ since he’s a ‘big television host’

Singer Aditya Narayan spoke about his first step in television when he hosted the singing reality show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa at the age of 18. He said that he was paid Rs7,500 per episode then. He is currently hosting the reality show Indian Idol 12. Read more

Tata Motors likely to hike prices of cars next week for the third time this year

Tata Motors is likely to hike price of its passenger vehicles across the entire range next week. The increase in prices of its cars is aimed to tackle the steep rise in procurement cost of essential materials like steel and precious metals. Read more


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