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Akal Takht acting jathedar Harpreet Singh said adopting uncivilised and violent means to stop anyone from exercising freedom of speech and expression is inhuman. (ht file)

Crackdown on dissent worrisome, dangerous: Akal Takht acting jathedar

PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2021 01:21 AM IST
AMRITSAR Akal Takht acting jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh on Thursday said that crackdown on the people dissenting amid the farmers’ stir is worrisome and dangerous
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Man kills wife, confesses to neighbour in Nallasopara near Mumbai
Man kills wife, confesses to neighbour in Nallasopara near Mumbai

Man kills wife, confesses to neighbour in Nallasopara near Mumbai

By Ram Parmar, Palghar
PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2021 01:21 AM IST
Tulinj police on Thursday booked an autorickshaw driver from Shirdi Nagar in Nallasopara (East) for allegedly murdering his wife
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Greater Mumbai was assigned a normalised sustainability score of 61.74, higher than the national average of 53.63. (HT FILE)
Greater Mumbai was assigned a normalised sustainability score of 61.74, higher than the national average of 53.63. (HT FILE)

Ease of Living Index: Greater Mumbai ranks 11 among 49 cities on sustainability

By Prayag Arora-Desai, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2021 01:19 AM IST
This rank, the latest Ease of Living Index (ELI) survey says, indicates a city’s capacity to “build resilience and develop sound infrastructure and services to swiftly tackle emerging environmental issues.”
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The woman complainant is mentally unstable, the home minister said.
The woman complainant is mentally unstable, the home minister said.

Allegations in Jalgaon case false: Deshmukh

PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2021 01:18 AM IST
  • According to media reports, some women from the hostel complained that people from outside and policemen were allowed to enter the facility on the pretext of a probe and some of them were forced to strip and dance.
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Bombay HC permits re-release of Telugu film after objectionable part removed by makers

By KAY Dodhiya, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2021 01:17 AM IST
The Bombay high court (HC) on Thursday permitted over-the-top (OTT) platform Amazon Prime to re-telecast the Telugu film V after the filmmakers informed the court that they had deleted the scene which depicted a photo of Bollywood actor and model
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Bombay HC asks zone 11 DCP to probe delay in investigation into 2018 case

By KAY Dodhiya, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2021 01:17 AM IST
The Bombay high court (HC) on March 1 directed the deputy commissioner of police of zone 11 to conduct an inquiry against an investigating officer from Borivli police station who failed to take any action in a case registered against four persons in 2018. The four had allegedly prepared a power of attorney in 2006 in the name of a woman who died in 1999
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The court also directed the Centre to file an affidavit giving the rationale behind restricting people by creating age categories for who can be vaccinated, and the rationale behind defining co-morbidites that make people above 45 eligible.(AFP)
The court also directed the Centre to file an affidavit giving the rationale behind restricting people by creating age categories for who can be vaccinated, and the rationale behind defining co-morbidites that make people above 45 eligible.(AFP)

Centre not utilising vaccine doses adequately: Delhi HC

By Richa Banka
PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2021 01:13 AM IST
  • It also asked the Centre why it was donating or selling Covid-19 vaccines to foreign countries at a time when the drive to inoculate Indian citizens was not optimised.
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In terms of economic ability, among cities with populations of over a million, Mumbai has scored 32.12 on a scale of 100. (HT FILE)
In terms of economic ability, among cities with populations of over a million, Mumbai has scored 32.12 on a scale of 100. (HT FILE)

Ease of Living Index: Despite edge, Greater Mumbai gets middling score

PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2021 01:11 AM IST
The country’s financial capital has ranked eighth in terms of economic ability in the Ease of Living Index released by the Central government’s ministry of housing and urban affairs. According to the report, which was released on Thursday, seven cities, including two from Maharashtra, have higher levels of economic development and opportunities than Mumbai.
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Among the factors that helped raise Mumbai’s mobility score was ease of access to public transport. (HT FILE)
Among the factors that helped raise Mumbai’s mobility score was ease of access to public transport. (HT FILE)

Ease of Living Index: Access to public transport hikes Greater Mumbai’s rank

By Eeshanpriya MS, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2021 01:07 AM IST
When it comes to availability of public transport, transport-related infrastructure, and road infrastructure, Greater Mumbai scores a little over 40, taking it above the national average of 28.05 in the Ease of Living Index 2020 brought out by the Centre.
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Bhupinder Singh Hooda said they also plan to bring an adjournment motion to draw the attention of the government to multitude of problems faced by the people of the state.
Bhupinder Singh Hooda said they also plan to bring an adjournment motion to draw the attention of the government to multitude of problems faced by the people of the state.

Haryana budget session: Cong to bring no-confidence motion

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Chandiigarh
PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2021 01:06 AM IST
  • The budget session comes at a time when the ruling combine is grappling with too many dissensions and conflicts amid the ongoing farmers’ protests against the Centre’s new farm laws.
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