Judges of the Supreme Court are not to be addressed as “Your Honour”, said Chief Justice of India Sharad Arvind Bobde.(PTI)
Judges of the Supreme Court are not to be addressed as “Your Honour”, said Chief Justice of India Sharad Arvind Bobde.(PTI)

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PUBLISHED ON FEB 23, 2021 08:53 PM IST

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Don’t address Supreme Court judges as ‘Your Honour’: CJI to petitioner

Judges of the Supreme Court are not to be addressed as “Your Honour”, said Chief Justice of India Sharad Arvind Bobde on Tuesday, explaining that such salutation befits judges of the Supreme Court of the United States or the magistrate courts in our country. Read more

Kohli's response to question on breaking Dhoni's captaincy record is a winner

Virat Kohli is destined to go down in history as a man with plethora of individual and captaincy record. A win in the third Test against England will make him the most successful Indian Test captain at home. Read more

Kangana Ranaut says she turned down 'item songs' by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Farah Khan; lashes out at 'B-grade hyenas'

Actor Kangana Ranaut has said that she turned down 'item numbers' in films by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Farah Khan. Read more

Tara Sutaria plays perfect white bride in 3lakh lehenga for her 'new chapter'

Tara Sutaria and white are a match made in heaven, and the Student of the Year 2 actor is often seen in the angelic colour, be it Indian wear or western wear. Read more

Alert cop saves woman from being crushed under train at Lucknow. Watch

An alert constable is being hailed as a hero after a video of her saving a passenger from being crushed under a moving train was shared online. The video was posted on the official Twitter profile of the Ministry of Railways. Read more

Petrol, diesel prices: 'PM Modi coward' says Congress; minister explains taxes

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra called Prime Minister Narendra Modi a 'coward' for refusing to take responsibility for the high fuel prices, and instead blaming previous governments. Watch here

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Amravati: Police stop commuters after a restriction was imposed due to an increase in COVID-19 cases, in Amravati, Maharashtra, Wednesday, Feb 24, 2021. (PTI Photo) (PTI02_24_2021_000194B)(PTI)
Amravati: Police stop commuters after a restriction was imposed due to an increase in COVID-19 cases, in Amravati, Maharashtra, Wednesday, Feb 24, 2021. (PTI Photo) (PTI02_24_2021_000194B)(PTI)

Covid-19 spike: Weekly markets, mass weddings banned in Maharashtra's Palghar

PTI, Palghar
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 10:24 AM IST
An order to this effect was issued by district collector Manik Gursal on Thursday, he said.
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The institutes have been asked to coordinate with the medical teams for the testing (RT-PCR or rapid antigen test).(PTI)
The institutes have been asked to coordinate with the medical teams for the testing (RT-PCR or rapid antigen test).(PTI)

Coaching centres asked to get students' Covid-19 test done in Mahrashtra's Latur

PTI, Aurangabad
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 10:21 AM IST
Latur district collector Prithviraj B P gave an order to this effect on Thursday, he said.
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Representational image. (Satish Bate/HT Photo)
Representational image. (Satish Bate/HT Photo)

Centre rushes expert teams to 10 states to help manage rise in Covid-19 cases

UPDATED ON FEB 26, 2021 10:07 AM IST
The Centre’s high-level multi-disciplinary teams have been deputed to Kerala, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Jammu and Kashmir
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Representational Image. (HT archive)

Govt opposes petitions for same-sex marriage: Here’s what happened in Delhi HC

UPDATED ON FEB 26, 2021 10:08 AM IST
Opposing the validation of same-sex marital unions, the Centre said any interference by a court in the marital statute based on personal laws will create “havoc” in society
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Pre-litigation settlement in cheque bounce cases is also under consideration by the court.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
Pre-litigation settlement in cheque bounce cases is also under consideration by the court.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

Are you willing to create more courts for cheque bounce cases: SC asks Centre

By Abraham Thomas, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 10:02 AM IST
  • The law prescribes a six-month deadline for trial to complete but an analysis showed that on an average, a case of cheque bounce under Section 138 NI Act remained for three years and eight months in the judicial system.
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BJP national president JP Nadda. (File photo)
BJP national president JP Nadda. (File photo)

BJP chief Nadda to be in Varanasi on two-day visit beginning Feb 28

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Smriti Sinha
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 09:50 AM IST
Nadda is also likely to address a rally in Rohania where he would be inaugurating party’s regional office, BJP leaders said. They added there could be some last-minute changes in Nadda’s itinerary.
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The number of active cases of Covid-19 has gone up further and now stands at 155,986. (Bloomberg)
The number of active cases of Covid-19 has gone up further and now stands at 155,986. (Bloomberg)

India’s active Covid-19 cases climb to 155,986; tally over 11.06 million

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 26, 2021 10:23 AM IST
The recoveries from the viral disease have gone up to 10,750,680 and the national recovery rate is now at 97.17%.
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The Supreme Court. (HT archive)
The Supreme Court. (HT archive)

Supreme Court to hear contempt plea on tigress Avni killing today

By Abraham Thomas
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 09:33 AM IST
Earlier this month, the top court had issued notices on the contempt petition which claimed that Maharashtra government officials violated the SC order to declare no reward for killing the man-eater tigress
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Indian Air Force's Sukhoi 30 plane (PTI).
Indian Air Force's Sukhoi 30 plane (PTI).

2 years of Balakot: Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah lead tributes to Indian Air Force

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Karan Manral, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 26, 2021 09:33 AM IST
On February 26, 2019, the IAF had struck a Jaish-e-Muhammed camp in Pakistan’s Balakot in retaliation to February 14’s Pulwama suicide attack.
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Jammu: A BSF personnel keeps vigil along the International border in Jammu, Thursday. (PTI)
Jammu: A BSF personnel keeps vigil along the International border in Jammu, Thursday. (PTI)

India, Pakistan armies announce ceasefire: All you need to know

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sameer
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 09:29 AM IST
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s adviser on security affairs, Moeed Yusuf, said in an audio statement that the agreement on the ceasefire was the outcome of “behind-the-scenes” contacts
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Nirav Modi. (HT file)
Nirav Modi. (HT file)

UK court clears Nirav Modi’s extradition: All you need to know about case, what follows

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sameer
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 09:23 AM IST
The court dismissed Modi’s claims that he would not get a fair trial at home as the Central Bureau of Investigation and Enforcement Directorate provided detailed evidence against the billionaire diamond merchant
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Nirav Modi. (HT archive)
Nirav Modi. (HT archive)

Nirav Modi’s extradition: CBI, ED submitted over 40,000 docs to prove conspiracy

By Neeraj Chauhan
UPDATED ON FEB 26, 2021 09:17 AM IST
The UK court clearing Modi’s extradition praised the evidence the CBI and the ED submitted before it while dismissing claims that he would not get a fair trial
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An Indian Air Force Apache helicopter flies over the Ladakh region. (REUTERS)
An Indian Air Force Apache helicopter flies over the Ladakh region. (REUTERS)

IAF strengthened capabilities after Balakot, deployed new acquisitions in Ladakh

PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 08:57 AM IST
Front-line platforms, inducted over the last two years, form a critical part of IAF’s force projection in eastern Ladakh, and have demonstrated its capability to carry out combat missions in the sensitive theatre
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A photographer has a cloth wrapped around his head to beat the heat at India Gate in New Delhi. (HT file)
A photographer has a cloth wrapped around his head to beat the heat at India Gate in New Delhi. (HT file)

Early onset of summer in NW India despite La Nina’s cooling effect?

By Jayashree Nandi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 08:56 AM IST
According to an IMD, higher temperatures over the north-western plains is mainly attributed to absence of any weather system, and prevalence of south-westerly surface winds which is causing advection of heat from West Rajasthan towards the region.
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Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala.
Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala.

News updates from HT | Congress asks DMK for 54 seats in assembly polls

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 08:52 AM IST
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