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SC pulls up NIA over attempts to link Navlakha with anti-national activities

Updated on Nov 10, 2022 04:44 AM IST

The Supreme Court put the NIA in the dock over its attempts to link civil rights activist and Bhima-Koregaon case accused Gautam Navlakha with a series of anti-national activities.

Gautam Navlakha approached the Supreme Court after the Bombay high court rejected his request on April 26 finding that his demand for house arrest did not meet the requirements prescribed under a 2021 Supreme Court decision.
Gautam Navlakha approached the Supreme Court after the Bombay high court rejected his request on April 26 finding that his demand for house arrest did not meet the requirements prescribed under a 2021 Supreme Court decision.

Karnataka: Nod given to mark Tipu Jayanti on Idgah Maidan

The Hubli-Dharwad Municipal Corporation (HDMC) on Wednesday granted permission to the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) to celebrate Tipu Jayanti at the Idgah Maidan in Hubballi

Karnataka: Nod given to mark Tipu Jayanti on Idgah Maidan
Karnataka: Nod given to mark Tipu Jayanti on Idgah Maidan
Published on Nov 10, 2022 12:55 AM IST

Centre justifies no SC tag for Dalit Muslims, Christians in Supreme Court

Currently, the constitutional right to reservations in jobs and education as a member of the SC community is extended only to people from Hindu, Sikh or Buddhist faiths, in accordance with the Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order, 1950.

The government informed the court that it has last month formed a three-member panel headed by former CJI KG Balakrishnan to examine whether SC status can be granted to Dalit Muslims and Christians. (PTI)
The government informed the court that it has last month formed a three-member panel headed by former CJI KG Balakrishnan to examine whether SC status can be granted to Dalit Muslims and Christians. (PTI)
Updated on Nov 10, 2022 05:22 AM IST

7 CMC Vellore students suspended over ragging, sexual abuse allegations

Allegations against the seven students include physical and sexual abuse of juniors by parading them half-naked and making them mimic sexual acts

The college on Wednesday said that a committee has been set up to investigate the allegations and that the students were suspended till the probe is complete.
The college on Wednesday said that a committee has been set up to investigate the allegations and that the students were suspended till the probe is complete.
Updated on Nov 10, 2022 05:54 AM IST

Don’t issue Rampur bypoll notification till November 11: SC to EC

A bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dhananjaya Y Chandrachud said, “The Additional Sessions Judge, Rampur shall prepone hearing on stay of conviction from November 15 and take it up on November 10. The application shall be disposed on the same day.”

Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan. (PTI)
Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan. (PTI)
Updated on Nov 10, 2022 04:31 AM IST

Himachal Pradesh polls 2022: Cong now only known for internal feuds, says Modi

Himachal Pradesh elections 2022: “From the two states where the Congress is in power, you hear no news of development but only that of internal conflicts,” PM Narendra Modi said, referring to Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh. “Can a state develop in such a situation?”

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Chambi in Kangra on Wednesday. (ANI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Chambi in Kangra on Wednesday. (ANI)
Updated on Nov 10, 2022 03:29 AM IST

UK court dismisses Nirav Modi’s appeal against extradition

Nirav Modi can still approach the Supreme Court -- after getting permission from the high court -- or the European Court of Human Rights but, usually, the stakes need to be far higher for either court to intervene and overturn the high court’s verdict, legal experts in the UK said.

Nirav Modi. (Photo By Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint) (File)
Nirav Modi. (Photo By Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint) (File)
Updated on Nov 10, 2022 01:56 AM IST

Sanjay Raut out on bail, court says arrest was illegal

The PMLA court was scathing in its observation about the Enforcement Directorate probe in the Patrawala Chawl case, and held that the Shiv Sena (UBT) leader had been arrested illegally “for no reason.” Raut spent a hundred days in jail.

Shiv Sena (Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray) leader and MP Sanjay Raut. (Photo by Bhushan Koyande/HT Photo)
Shiv Sena (Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray) leader and MP Sanjay Raut. (Photo by Bhushan Koyande/HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 10, 2022 04:13 AM IST

HC rejects plea against Babri Masjid case acquittals

The Allahabad high court on Wednesday dismissed a criminal appeal filed against a lower court order acquitting BJP leaders LK Advani, Uma Bharti and 30 others in the Babri Masjid demolition case.

The Allahabad high court on Wednesday dismissed a criminal appeal filed against a lower court order acquitting BJP leaders LK Advani, Uma Bharti and 30 others in the Babri Masjid demolition case.
The Allahabad high court on Wednesday dismissed a criminal appeal filed against a lower court order acquitting BJP leaders LK Advani, Uma Bharti and 30 others in the Babri Masjid demolition case.
Published on Nov 10, 2022 12:36 AM IST

Indian company bags $155.5 million export order for artillery guns

Kalyani Strategic Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Bharat Forge, will execute the order over the next three years. The firm was in talks with Saudi Arabia for the possible sale of its Bharat 52, a 155mm/52-calibre artillery gun, HT has learnt.

The company has neither revealed the name of the foreign customer nor the quantity of guns to be delivered yet. (File)
The company has neither revealed the name of the foreign customer nor the quantity of guns to be delivered yet. (File)
Updated on Nov 10, 2022 05:49 AM IST

Kerala eyes ordinance to oust governor as chancellor

Amid its ongoing tussle with governor Arif Mohammad Khan, the Kerala government on Wednesday decided to bring an ordinance to divest him of the post of chancellor of state’s universities. Governor Khan said he would duly send the ordinance to the President.

Kerala governor Arif Mohammad Khan. (PTI)
Kerala governor Arif Mohammad Khan. (PTI)
Published on Nov 10, 2022 12:14 AM IST

Ind face a stiff Eng challenge as mercurial Pakistan await in World Cup final

Pakistan continued their incredible resurgence against New Zealand in the first semi-final of the T20 Word Cup at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Wednesday, adding a dash of extra spice to India’s knock-out match against England at the Adelaide Oval on Thursday for a spot in the summit clash.

Pakistan's Shaheen Afridi celebrates the dismissal of New Zealand's skipper Kane Williamson. (ANI)
Pakistan's Shaheen Afridi celebrates the dismissal of New Zealand's skipper Kane Williamson. (ANI)
Updated on Nov 10, 2022 02:12 PM IST

‘Actions, not just words,’ promises CJI Chandrachud

Justice Dhananjaya Y Chandrachud was sworn-in on Wednesday as the 50th Chief Justice of India (CJI) by President Droupadi Murmu, and he said that his priority will be to serve the common man whose trust on judiciary will be strengthened through action, not just words.

New Delhi: Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dhananjaya Y Chandrachud pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi statue at Supreme Court premises in New Delhi, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022. (PTI Photo)(PTI11_09_2022_000099A) (PTI)
New Delhi: Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dhananjaya Y Chandrachud pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi statue at Supreme Court premises in New Delhi, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022. (PTI Photo)(PTI11_09_2022_000099A) (PTI)
Published on Nov 10, 2022 12:09 AM IST

Writers Madhu Kankariya, Madhav Hada awarded the Bihari Puraskar

The Bihari Puraskar is one of the three literary awards instituted by KK Birla Foundation in 1991. Named after the famous poet Bihari, the award for Rajasthani authors carries a cash prize of ₹2.5 lakh, a plaque and a citation.

Writers Dr Madhav Hada and Madhu Kankariya were awarded the Bihari Puraskar on Wednesday.
Writers Dr Madhav Hada and Madhu Kankariya were awarded the Bihari Puraskar on Wednesday.
Updated on Nov 10, 2022 05:35 AM IST

‘Unfit for job’: Tamil Nadu MPs write to President, seek governor’s removal

Parliamentarians from Tamil Nadu’s Secular Progressive Alliance led by the ruling Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam also listed 20 bills passed in the state assembly that it said were pending with governor RN Ravi since he took charge in September 2021.

Tamil Nadu governor RN Ravi and the DMK-headed state government have been locked in an escalating political battle for months.(PTI)
Tamil Nadu governor RN Ravi and the DMK-headed state government have been locked in an escalating political battle for months.(PTI)
Updated on Nov 10, 2022 05:31 AM IST

Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2022: Home away from home – Giving local taste a global accent

Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2022: Looking back at Indian Accent and what has led to its continuing success and relevance, Manish Mehrotra says it is their constant innovation and changing menus.

Manish Mehrotra detailed his take on Indian cuisine, at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit. (HT photo)
Manish Mehrotra detailed his take on Indian cuisine, at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit. (HT photo)
Published on Nov 09, 2022 11:59 PM IST

Delhi govt's affidavits to SC blame LG Saxena for ‘derailing’ governance

Submitting two separate affidavits before a Constitution bench which is seized of the power tussle between the Centre and Delhi government, Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia alleged that LG VK Saxena has been constantly trying to appropriate the executive powers of the elected government.

 Delhi lieutenant governor Vinai Kumar Saxena. (ANI)
Delhi lieutenant governor Vinai Kumar Saxena. (ANI)
Updated on Nov 10, 2022 06:42 AM IST

Customer feedback is the secret sauce for a successful startup: Nykaa CEO

Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2022: Nykaa, which has always been active on social media, interacts with its customers online, making a note of what they expect from the beauty retailer.

Falguni Nayar started Nykaa in a small, scrappy office space of less than 1,000 sq ft in an industrial area in Mumbai. (HT photo)
Falguni Nayar started Nykaa in a small, scrappy office space of less than 1,000 sq ft in an industrial area in Mumbai. (HT photo)
Updated on Nov 10, 2022 06:26 AM IST

Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2022: Modi the winning factor in every election, big or small, says Dhami

Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2022: Uttarakhand chief minister contends the people of Himachal Pradesh will follow his state in re-electing the BJP. He also assures the strongest punishment for those behind the murder of 19-year-old Ankita Bhandari

Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami at the 20th edition of the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit. (HT photo)
Uttarakhand chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami at the 20th edition of the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit. (HT photo)
Published on Nov 09, 2022 11:52 PM IST

TV channels to air public service content: New rule

The Union information & broadcasting ministry notified changes to guidelines for channels that broadcast from India (uplink) and those that are relayed to Indian audiences through a satellite downlink.

Among the other key changes was doing away the need for permission before events can be telecast live, although the government will still need to be notified of it.(PTI File Photo)
Among the other key changes was doing away the need for permission before events can be telecast live, although the government will still need to be notified of it.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Nov 10, 2022 02:13 PM IST

'Maharashtra's projects went to Gujarat because...’: Rahul Gandhi's dig at BJP

Gandhi said that “apart from money, jobs and the future of the state's youth are also being snatched away”.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi
Published on Nov 09, 2022 11:33 PM IST

Odisha girl missing for 10 months found dead; 6 arrested after mystery letter

The girl had gone missing in January 2022, a week after she arrived from her residential school to spend time with her family.

Police said her family received a letter that named five people who it alleged, had killed the girl. They were grilled by the police and led investigators to her body (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Police said her family received a letter that named five people who it alleged, had killed the girl. They were grilled by the police and led investigators to her body (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Nov 09, 2022 11:08 PM IST

'Spirit of Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat’: PM Modi on Kashi Tamil Sangam

The Kashi Tamil Sangam will be held between November 16 and December 19 to celebrate the age-old links between Tamil culture and Varanasi (formerly known as Kashi).

Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (PTI file photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (PTI file photo)
Published on Nov 09, 2022 11:07 PM IST

Bhopal man killed his mother for mocking him, told family that she tripped: Police

Police said the suspect, 32, passed off the murder as an accident but the autopsy report detailed the multiple injuries that she sustained before her death. Police said the man allegedly thrashed his mother for 15 minutes

Police said the woman’s two sons were grilled after the post-mortem report cited multiple injuries with a rod (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Police said the woman’s two sons were grilled after the post-mortem report cited multiple injuries with a rod (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Nov 09, 2022 09:55 PM IST

Amit Shah’s IB meet goes on for 6 hrs, says fight terrorism, its support system

At the 6-hour-long meeting, Union home minister Amit Shah stressed on the need to strengthen information sharing and enhancing liaison between counter-terrorism and anti-drug agencies of the states

Union home minister Amit Shah during a day long interaction with officials of Intelligence Bureau from across the country in New Delhi. (PTI)
Union home minister Amit Shah during a day long interaction with officials of Intelligence Bureau from across the country in New Delhi. (PTI)
Updated on Nov 09, 2022 10:54 PM IST

Daily brief: Quad navies kick off Malabar drills off Japanese coast

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

The multilateral exercise Malabar between the navies of India, the US, Japan and Australia began today with an opening ceremony hosted by the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Forces onboard JS Hyuga at Yokosuka, Japan. (Twitter/)
The multilateral exercise Malabar between the navies of India, the US, Japan and Australia began today with an opening ceremony hosted by the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Forces onboard JS Hyuga at Yokosuka, Japan. (Twitter/)
Published on Nov 09, 2022 09:09 PM IST

Quad navies kick off Malabar drills off the Japanese coast

The Malabar exercise comes at a time China is pushing for greater influence in the far seas and its warships are increasingly foraying into the Pacific and Indian Ocean regions

The multilateral exercise Malabar between the navies of India, the US, Japan and Australia began today with an opening ceremony hosted by the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Forces onboard JS Hyuga at Yokosuka, Japan. (Twitter/)
The multilateral exercise Malabar between the navies of India, the US, Japan and Australia began today with an opening ceremony hosted by the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Forces onboard JS Hyuga at Yokosuka, Japan. (Twitter/)
Updated on Nov 09, 2022 09:03 PM IST

‘Sound decision’: UK high court rejects Nirav Modi appeal against extradition

Billionaire Nirav Modi does have the option to appeal the order but Wednesday’s ruling brings India a step closer to bringing him back to India

The High Court in London on Wednesday rejected Nirav Modi's appeal and ordered his extradition to India to face charges of fraud and money laundering (PTI)
The High Court in London on Wednesday rejected Nirav Modi's appeal and ordered his extradition to India to face charges of fraud and money laundering (PTI)
Updated on Nov 09, 2022 07:13 PM IST

Maha govt to request Centre for Mumbai-Birmingham air service: CM Eknath Shinde

A statement from the Chief Minister's Office (CMO) said a delegation led by the Mayor of West Midlands, Andy Street, visited the chief minister at his official residence 'Varsha' in Mumbai.

Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde (PTI)
Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde (PTI)
Published on Nov 09, 2022 06:34 PM IST
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