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After Nepal and Pak, Bangladesh flags mural in new Parliament, wants explanation

Updated on Jun 07, 2023 03:10 PM IST

India has sought to play down the mural that stoked controversy and last week said the artwork only depicts the spread of the prehistoric Ashokan empire.

Bangladesh minister of state for foreign affairs Shahriar Alam said the high commission in Delhi has been asked to get an “official explanation”. (Twitter/)

‘Biparjoy’ rapidly intensifies into severe cyclonic storm, moves northwards

Cyclone Biporjoy updates: The IMD had on Tuesday said the cyclone is likely to influence the monsoon progress.

Severe cyclonic storm brewing over Arabian Sea.
Published on Jun 07, 2023 12:30 PM IST

Odisha train tragedy: How railway minister worked for 51 hours to save lives

A seasoned bureaucrat turned politician, disaster management has not been a new thing for India's Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw.

Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw visits the accident site where two passenger trains and a goods train collided with each other, in Balashore on Saturday. (ANI)
Published on Jun 07, 2023 12:25 PM IST
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Stuck tractor forces Rajdhani Express loco pilot to apply emergency brake

No one was hurt but the unscheduled halt of the train in Jharkhand around 4.45pm on Tuesday disrupted rail traffic for around 45 minutes

New Delhi-Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express. (Sourced)
Updated on Jun 07, 2023 12:11 PM IST

India, US hold 1st meeting of Strategic Trade Dialogue ahead of PM’s visit

India and the US launched the Strategic Trade Dialogue in March during a visit to New Delhi by US commerce secretary Gina Raimondo

Cooperation on export controls for sensitive technologies was reviewed at the meeting. (Twitter)
Updated on Jun 07, 2023 11:30 AM IST

Tharoor on posters threatening Muslim traders in Uttarakhand: ‘Horrifying’

Tharoor’s comments were in response to the reports about posters surfacing in Uttarakhand town Monday, asking Muslim traders to shut shops by June 15.

Member of Parliament Shashi Tharoor speaks during an event in Mumbai.(PTI)
Published on Jun 07, 2023 11:26 AM IST

Air India plane to rescue passengers stuck in Russia, to reach early Thursday

Air India plane stranded: AI173 was a widebody Boeing 777 that developed an engine problem and was forced to land in Magadan on Russia's eastern coast.

An Air India plane takes off from Mumbai airport to rescue 216 passengers and 16 crew stranded in Magadan in Russia after an earlier AI flight was forced to land due to engine trouble. (Credit: Air India/Twitter)
Updated on Jun 07, 2023 06:50 PM IST
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Wrestler Sakshi Malik on govt invitation for talks: ‘…only then we will agree’

The government has invited protesting wrestlers for talks on their issues, days after they met Home Minister Amit Shah.

Wrestlers Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik and Bajrang Punia speak with the media during their protest against Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh. (File Photo by Sanjeev Verma/ Hindustan Times)
Published on Jun 07, 2023 11:08 AM IST

Wrestlers Punia, Malik meet union minister after midnight 'let's talk' invite

On Saturday, the wrestlers met Amit Shah at his residence to talk about their demands - days after threatening to immerse their medals into Ganga in Haridwar.

Wrestlers Sakshi Malik and Bajrang Punia (PTI file)
Updated on Jun 07, 2023 02:01 PM IST

India-US strategic trade dialogue to build on iCET initiative

Biden and PM Modi announced in May last year the US-India iCET to elevate and expand the strategic technology partnership and defence industrial cooperation.

Indian foreign secretary Vinay Mohan Kwatra (Centre) with US diplomats Victoria Nuland (Left) and Alan Estevez (Right).
Published on Jun 07, 2023 10:00 AM IST

Known Gujarat cardiologist Gaurav Gandhi dies of heart failure at 41: Report

Doctors say that he died of heart failure.

Cardiologist Gaurav Gandhi
Published on Jun 07, 2023 09:56 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi’s school in Gujarat to host students from across India

An official said it was the first such school redevelopment project being undertaken to inspire students to become “catalysts of change”

Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (ANI)
Updated on Jun 07, 2023 09:34 AM IST

On Rahul Gandhi's ‘rearview’ jibe, Dhankhar retorts: ‘only to avoid someone…’

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi had hit out at BJP and RSS as he wrapped up his six-day US visit with a public speech to members of the diaspora.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar.
Published on Jun 07, 2023 09:27 AM IST

Cyclone Biparjoy rapidly intensifies into severe cyclonic storm | LIVE UPDATES

The Met office said the cyclonic storm will intensify into a severe cyclonic storm by Thursday morning and very severe cyclonic storm by Friday evening.

Cyclone biparjoy Live: The formation process of cyclone Biparjoy began in the Arabian Sea.(AFP)
Updated on Jun 07, 2023 02:45 PM IST

CM Arvind Kejriwal to meet Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav

Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann will also be accompanying Kejriwal.

Arvind Kejriwal, Chief Minister of Delhi.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 07, 2023 09:29 AM IST
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Morning brief: How Cyclone ‘Biparjoy’ will impact monsoon in India

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

The formation process of cyclone Biparjoy began in the Arabian Sea.(HT_PRINT)
Published on Jun 07, 2023 08:54 AM IST

‘Seeing blood every time…’: NDRF personnel traumatised after Odisha train crash

As many as nine teams of NDRF were deployed for rescue operations in the crash that killed 288 people and injured nearly 1,000.

NDRF personnel during the search and rescue operation after an accident involving Coromandel Express, Bengaluru-Howrah Express and a goods train, in Balasore district, Saturday.(PTI)
Published on Jun 07, 2023 08:24 AM IST

VIDEO: ‘Abducted’ woman forcibly married off in Rajasthan, DCW chief reacts

Shortly after Maliwal shared the video, the Jaisalmer police responded, confirming that the prime accused has been arrested.

Screengrab of the video showing a woman being forcibly married off in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer.(Twitter/Swati Maliwal)
Published on Jun 07, 2023 07:15 AM IST

US NSA arrives in India on June 13 to push bilateral ties to next level

During his visit, Jake Sullivan will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, apart from holding talks with NSA Ajit Doval.

NSA Ajit Doval with US NSA Jake Sullivan in Washington on January 31, 203 for iCET meeting.
Published on Jun 07, 2023 07:08 AM IST

Odisha train accident: Over 1,000 lives saved by locals, says CM Patnaik

The death toll in the tragic accident was revised to 288 on Tuesday.

Rescue operations at the accident site of a three-train collision near Balasore, about 200 km (125 miles) from the state capital Bhubaneswar in Odisha(AFP)
Updated on Jun 07, 2023 07:18 AM IST

BJP sees ‘irony’ in Rahul Gandhi, White House remarks on Indian democracy

The White House on Monday dismissed concerns over the health of democracy in India and said anybody who happens to go to New Delhi can see that for themselves.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses Indian diaspora at an event in New York. (PTI)
Published on Jun 07, 2023 06:56 AM IST

Cyclone ‘Biparjoy’ intensifies. How it will impact weather, monsoon in India

Private forecasting agency Skymet Weather said the monsoon onset over Kerala may happen on June 8 or June 9.

Cyclone Biparjoy: A man with an umbrella stands over fishing boats stationed along a beach.(AFP / Representative)
Updated on Jun 07, 2023 01:08 PM IST

LIVE: 4 labourers crushed to death by goods train in Odisha

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Updated on Jun 07, 2023 10:00 PM IST

Anti-graft wing raids TN IAS officer’s home

Senior IAS officer S Malarvizhi, accused of swindling public funds, had her residence in Chennai raided by officers of the directorate of vigilance and anti-corruption (DVAC). An FIR was filed against the officer for printing receipts worth ?1.8 crore through private printers at exorbitant prices and high quantity, during the period she was district collector of Dharmapuri from February 2018 to October 2020. Malarvizhi is accused of misappropriating ?1.3 crore in the matter. Two private printers who ran printing operations are also accused in the FIR.

The residence of Tamil Nadu IAS officer was raided in connection with a money laundering case. (DVAC website)
Updated on Jun 07, 2023 12:54 AM IST
By, Chennai

Tenants can avail of free power, says Karnataka chief minister

The “Gruha Jyoti” scheme was one of the five guarantees promised by the Congress ahead of the 2023 assembly elections

Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah listens to the grievances of public, in Bengaluru, onTuesday. (PTI)
Updated on Jun 07, 2023 12:47 AM IST

Karnataka moral policing victim alleges assault by police official, complaint filed

The student said that after he was assaulted by locals, the sub-inspector of the Ullal police station summoned him to the station and coerced him into signing a blank sheet of paper

The moral policing incident took place on June 1. (Getty Images)
Updated on Jun 07, 2023 12:45 AM IST

Student found dead in water quarry, suicide suspected: Police

The college authorities said the woman was a bright student and had a “good rapport” with everyone in the college.

The woman’s family has alleged that she was being harassed by a senior doctor at her college. (Getty Images)
Updated on Jun 07, 2023 12:44 AM IST
By, Bengaluru

Mangaluru police to set up squad to check moral policing: Govt

Karnataka's home minister has announced an anti-communal wing will be set up within the police department in Mangaluru to stop moral policing. The move aims to create an environment of communal harmony. The squad will be raised in police departments across the state if successful. The minister has set a deadline of 15 August for the police department to eradicate drug issues in the coastal district. The Congress-led government will recommend compensation in all seven cases of murders with communal motives.

Karnataka home minister G Parameshwara says the move was aimed at creating an atmosphere of communal harmony (PTI)
Updated on Jun 07, 2023 12:44 AM IST

Ramalinga Reddy appointed as head of all 4 state transport corporations

Reddy on Tuesday held a meeting the managing directors of KSRTC and BMTC to discuss the implementation of the Shakti scheme.

Reddy, who was eyeing a plum portfolio, was said to be upset after being allotted the transported minister. (HT Archive)
Updated on Jun 07, 2023 12:41 AM IST
By, Bengaluru
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