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Shashi Tharoor 'disappointed' by Trudeau; ‘…should not get out of control’

Updated on Sep 21, 2023 07:27 PM IST

While Shashi Tharoor expressed concerns, Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal met Amit Shah to discuss India-Canada developments.

Shashi Tharoor said the deteriorating situation of India-Canada relationships should not be allowed to get out of hand.

‘Operational reasons’: India suspends visa services in Canada as rift widens

The suspension of visa services comes a day after an advisory urging Indians in Canada to exercise utmost caution in view of “politically-condoned hate crimes”

The High Commission of India is seen in Ottawa on Sept. 20 (AP)
Updated on Sep 21, 2023 03:19 PM IST

Afternoon briefing: Air India official suspended, Bishnoi claims Duneke's death

A shortlist of the biggest headlines, recommended stories, and a special collection of news items you should check out.

Air India (Representative Photo)
Published on Sep 21, 2023 02:28 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh CM unveils 108-ft ‘Statue of Oneness’ in Omkareshwar | Details

Adi Shankaracharya, who was born in what is now Kerala, is said to have arrived at Omkareshwar as a young monk, where he encountered his guru Govind Bhagwadpad.

'Ekatmata Ki Pratima' or 'Statue of Oneness' of Adi Shankaracharya in Omkareshwar unveiled in MP's Omkareshwar on Thursday,(X/@ChouhanShivraj)
Published on Sep 21, 2023 02:26 PM IST
By | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh

India's notice suspending visa services in Canada removed, then reappears

New Delhi has suspended the visa services for Canadian nationals indefinitely amid heightened tensions between the two countries.

The Indian flag is seen flying at the High Commission of India in Ottawa on Wednesday. (AP)
Updated on Sep 21, 2023 02:32 PM IST

Sukha Duneke killing: Gangster Lawrence Bishnoi claims responsibility

Sukha Duneke killed in Canada: Lawrence Bishnoi's gang said Sukha Duneke had played a major role in the killings of gangsters Gurlal Brar and Vicky Middkhera.

Gangster Lawrence Bishnoi in a Moga court. (HT file photo)
Updated on Sep 21, 2023 01:39 PM IST

Rajasthan: Dalit forced to apologise with shoes on head for comment on folk deity

Chittorgarh police superintendent Rajan Dushyant said that Dalu Salvi made the comment at a religious ceremony in Dugar village

Over a dozen people have been booked for prompting Salvi to apologise in this manner. (Sourced)
Published on Sep 21, 2023 01:07 PM IST

What is Cauvery water row? Latest updates on Karnataka-Tamil Nadu dispute

The Cauvery water dispute spewed a fresh row after the CWMA order directed Karnataka to release 5,000 cusecs of water to Tamil Nadu for 15 days.

Cauvery river(HT File Photo)
Published on Sep 21, 2023 01:01 PM IST

‘Golden moment’: Modi thanks MPs, hails passage of women’s reservation bill in LS

With 454 members in support and only two against, the Bill easily crossed the benchmark of two-thirds support required for constitutional amendments

Prime Minister Narendra Modi (File Photo)
Published on Sep 21, 2023 12:49 PM IST
BySaptarshi Das

Air India's chief of flight safety suspended over lapses in accident prevention

DGCA suspended the chief of flight safety at Air India for a month after finding lapses in accident prevention work.

Air India (REUTERS)
Updated on Sep 21, 2023 02:53 PM IST

Who was Sukha Duneke, shot dead in inter-gang fight in Canada?

Sukha Duneke was shot dead in Canada's Winnipeg in an inter-gang rivarly in a way similar to the killing of Hardeep Singh Nijjar.

Sukhdool Singh aka Sukha Duneke
Published on Sep 21, 2023 12:15 PM IST

When India handed over list of Khalistani operatives to Canada's Trudeau in 2018

Khalistan Tiger Force chief Hardeep Singh Nijjar was gunned down outside a Gurdwara in Canada's Surrey, British Columbia, on June 18.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets then Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh in Amritsar in 2018. (PTI)
Updated on Sep 21, 2023 12:25 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi visits Delhi's ISBT, meets coolies and carries luggage: Watch

Rahul Gandhi met coolies of Anand Vihar ISBT and discussed their problems in detail.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, wearing the porters' trademark red shirt and badge, carries luggage over his head during an interaction with porters at Anand Vihar railway station, in New Delhi(PTI)
Updated on Sep 21, 2023 02:31 PM IST

Women upliftment a matter of principle, not political tool: Amit Shah

The Union home minister said that parliamentarians are currently elected under three categories, general, scheduled castes and scheduled tribes

Union home minister Amit Shah speaks in Lok Sabha during the Special Session of Parliament in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI)
Published on Sep 21, 2023 11:09 AM IST

Punjab Police launches statewide crackdown on aides of gangster Goldy Brar

Goldy Brar, who is believed to be hiding in Canada, is charged under at least 13 criminal cases including murder and arms smuggling.

Gangster Goldy Brar
Updated on Sep 21, 2023 12:48 PM IST

Canada cites threats, says adjusting diplomatic staff presence in India

Trudeau’s claim of Indian involvement in Khalistani leade Nijjar’s killing triggered a diplomatic row this week and tit-for-tat expulsions of senior diplomats

A poster asking for an investigation into India's role in the killing of Hardeep Singh Nijjar at a gurdwara in Surrey, Canada. (REUTERS)
Updated on Sep 21, 2023 12:31 PM IST

Punjab gangster Sukha Duneke killed in inter-gang rivalry in Canada

According to information, Sukha Duneke fled to Canada from India on forged documents in 2017 and has seven criminal cases registered against him.

Sukhdool Singh aka Sukha Duneke
Updated on Sep 21, 2023 10:11 AM IST

Morning brief: Another litmus test for women's quota bill today, lander revival

A shortlist of the biggest headlines, recommended stories, and a special collection of news items you should check out.

Members of Parliament while voting on clauses of the women's reservation bill on demand of an Opposition MP in Lok Sabha during the Special Session of Parliament in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI)
Published on Sep 21, 2023 09:34 AM IST

Number Theory: Household debt's role in India's growth story

This is the last of a 2-part data journalism series on household finances and Indian economy. The first discussed the latest fall in household savings in India

HT Image
Published on Sep 21, 2023 08:53 AM IST

Air India’s A350 aircraft fleet chief pilot Captain Sandeep Gupta dies of dengue

Captain Sandeep Gupta was appointed Air India’s A350 aircraft fleet chief pilot last year as part of the airline’s efforts to strengthen its fleet and improve operations

Captain Sandeep Gupta (Sourced)
Updated on Sep 21, 2023 08:28 AM IST

Parliament Highlights: Rajya Sabha, Lok Sabha adjourned sine die

Parliament Special Session Highlights: The five-day session began on Tuesday and is taking place in the new complex inaugurated this year.

View of the Rajya Sabha during the special session of the Parliament, in New Delhi. (PTI Photo)
Updated on Sep 21, 2023 11:58 PM IST

Women's quota bill passed in Lok Sabha, set for another litmus test today

Two things continue to remain significant during the special Parliament session – marking 75 years of India's legilative journey and women's reservation Bill.

MPs leave Lok Sabha after the passing of the motion concerning the Women's Reservation Bill (ANI)
Updated on Sep 21, 2023 08:20 AM IST

Highlights: 'Punjabis in Canada will be hit by suspension of visa services'

India-Canada news Highlights: Check out latest updates on developments regarding India and Canada bilateral relations following Trudeau's allegations.

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, (L) walks past India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, (R)(AP)
Updated on Sep 22, 2023 12:09 AM IST

Who is Lakhbir Singh Landa, Khalistani terrorist on NIA radar?

The NIA on Wednesday announced a cash reward for information leading to the arrest of Lakhbir Singh Sandhu alias 'Landa'.

Babbar Khalsa International (BKI) operative Lakhbir Singh Sandhu alias 'Landa'.
Updated on Sep 21, 2023 09:16 AM IST

ISRO aims to revive lander, rover during lunar sunrise

The Isro chairman, said that they are hoping when the sun rises on the Shivshakti Point, where lander & rover are parked, the equipment will come back to life.

Chandrayaan-3(ISRO Twitter/ Representative)
Updated on Sep 21, 2023 05:24 AM IST

After ICMR nod, Kerala to conduct tests to detect Nipah virus

On Wednesday, no fresh Nipah infections were reported in the state with 61 more samples of high-risk contacts testing negative

Kerala Health Minister Veena George (ANI)
Published on Sep 21, 2023 01:01 AM IST
By, Kochi

Chennai court rejects Senthil Balaji’s bail plea in PMLA case

Principal sessions court judge S Alli considered three factors to reject the bail – flight risk, influencing the witnesses and tampering of evidence

V Senthil Balaji (HT Archives)
Published on Sep 21, 2023 01:00 AM IST

Kerala minister sticks to caste discrimination allegations, rejects priest’s explanations

Kerala's Minister for Temple Affairs and SC/ST Welfare, K Radhakrishnan, has stuck to his allegations of caste discrimination at a temple in Kannur district, despite counter-clarifications from the temple's priest and a body of chief priests. No case has been filed by the police in connection with the incident. The minister, belonging to the Scheduled Caste community, alleged that two priests of the temple declined to hand him the flame used to light a bigger lamp and instead put it on the ground. The priest claimed he was only maintaining sanctity by not touching anyone during the rituals.

K Radhakrishnan (Wikimedia Commons)
Updated on Sep 21, 2023 01:00 AM IST
By, Kochi

What is distinctive about the Bengaluru art scene

Owner of Gallery Sumukha wonders the reason behind an absence of anyone from the IT industry in Bengaluru’s rich art scene

Gallery Sumukha’s owner says they never had anyone from the IT industry as a visitor. (PTI)
Updated on Sep 21, 2023 10:06 AM IST

Dispute over land forces family to perform burial on road in Tumakuru

The situation has arisen due to landowners encroaching on Raja kaluve and kharabu (public lands), creating obstacles for funerals. This has left the villagers concerned about where to bury the dead

the owner of the land adjacent to the canal in Tumakuru district claimed ownership and refused to allow the funeral. (HT Photo)
Published on Sep 21, 2023 12:50 AM IST
By, Bengaluru
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