Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia address the media.(PTI)
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia address the media.(PTI)

News updates from HT: Delhi CM Kejriwal announces free Ayodhya pilgrimage for senior citizens 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.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 10, 2021 04:49 PM IST

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

Kejriwal announces free Ayodhya pilgrimage for senior citizens

Speaking in the assembly, Kejriwal invoked Lord Hanuman, Lord Ram, and the idea of Ram Rajya to present 10 principles for governance in Delhi including those related to access to food, quality education, shelter, water, electricity, and employment. Read more

'Dabbawalas are at frontline too': Bombay HC pulls up 'selfish' PIL for vaccine

The Bombay high court on Wednesday termed public interest litigation seeking priority vaccination for lawyers and judges 'selfish' and said some decisions must be left to the "executive's wisdom". The PIL was filed by a group of Mumbai-based lawyers who appealed that members of the judiciary, including staff, should be vaccinated first. Read more

Tirath Singh Rawat’s choice as new Uttarakhand CM surprised many party leaders

The BJP leadership on Wednesday morning named Pauri Garhwal MP Tirath Singh Rawat as the new chief minister of Uttarakhand, ending the buzz around the likes of cabinet minister Dhan Singh Rawat, former CM and Union education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank and Rajya Sabha member Anil Baluni. Read more

As assembly elections approach, a freeze on oil prices in India

State-controlled fuel retailers have frozen petrol and diesel rates — often aligned with daily movement of global oil prices — for more than a week, even as international crude oil prices surged by 12% during this period. Read more

Ind vs Eng T20Is: Fight of equals as both teams look to continue winning run

The five-match T20I series to be played in Ahmedabad between England and India is expected to be a keenly contested tie, as both teams have a lot at stake. While England are the top team in the format in ICC rankings, India are not far away at number 2 in the recently updated rankings. Read more

BMW launches Made in India M340i xDrive at 62.90 lakh

In news that would sound sweeter than the roar of the engine inside the BMW M340i xDrive, the German car maker on Wednesday officially launched its first locally-assembled performance car at 62.90 lakh* (ex showroom). Read more

Madhuri Dixit makes our hearts go Dhak Dhak in black saree worth 1.2 lakh

The original IT girl of Bollywood made our hearts go Dhak Dhak recently as she donned a black saree. Madhuri Dixit is one of the most stunning actors in Bollywood and her impeccable ethnic style works as a cherry on top. For a recent shoot, the mother-of-two wore a beautiful saree and gave it a royal touch. We are taking notes. Read more

Saved my life: Demi Lovato on why she abused drugs during mental health struggle

Demi Lovato has always been very open about her struggle with drugs and her mental health, but in a recent interaction on an upcoming episode of Diane Guerrero's podcast Yeah No, I'm Not Okay, she clarified about several topics that people may have misconceptions about. Read more

Rajkummar Rao on being thrown out of films because a star wanted to do it: ‘You just move on’

Three years after the release of the very successful Stree, Rajkummar Rao is returning to the horror-comedy space with Roohi, and he has high expectations from it. However, he maintained that apart from the genre, there are no similarities between the two films. Read more

Museum’s post on rare meteorite older than Earth astonishes people

A post shared on the official Instagram account of Natural History Museum about an astonishingly rare meteorite which formed “four billion years ago when the Sun was still yet new,” has now wowed people. Recovered in the UK, scientists believe this little piece of black rock, which is older than the Earth itself, can help them figure out “not only where most water came from, but also the building blocks of life itself.” Read more

Watch: Ranveer Singh drives Lamborghini Urus; stops to greet an elderly fan

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