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Rahul Gandhi held guilty of criminal defamation for remark about Modi surname

Former Gujarat minister Purnesh Modi filed the case against Gandhi for allegedly defaming the Modi community at a rally in Karnataka’s Kolar ahead of the 2019 national polls

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi. (Twitter)
Updated on Mar 24, 2023 01:38 AM IST
By, New Delhi/ahmedabad

Punjab, Haryana pass resolutions against Himachal Pradesh’s water cess

The Punjab and Haryana assemblies on Wednesday unanimously passed separate resolutions against a move by the Himachal Pradesh government to impose water cess on hydropower projects in the hill state.

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Published on Mar 23, 2023 01:01 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Opposition may move court on ‘misuse of agencies’

At least eight non-Congress opposition parties that wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi complaining against alleged misuse of central agencies are planning to file separate petitions in the high courts or the Supreme Court.

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee. (PTI)
Published on Mar 22, 2023 12:23 AM IST
By, New Delhi/ Kolkata

Chandigarh MP Kirron Kher tests positive for Covid-19

Chandigarh health department officials, meanwhile, said Kirron Kher was suffering from a Covid-19 mild infection and was stable

Chandigarh MP Kirron Kher took to Twitter to share the news of her testing positive for Covid=19. (REUTERS)
Published on Mar 21, 2023 02:55 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Strongly suspect ISI’s role in Amritpal’s ascent: Punjab Police

The crackdown on Amritpal Singh and his supporters began on Saturday when a police cavalcade intercepted his car near Mehatpur town.

CRPF personnel patrol a street during a hunt for Waris Punjab De chief Amritpal Singh, in Jalandhar on Monday. (ANI)
Updated on Mar 21, 2023 01:37 AM IST
By, Chandigarh/new Delhi

Himachal beefs up security amid massive manhunt for Amritpal

Local legislators and public representatives also held parleys with representatives of Sikh bodies and management committees of gurdwaras in Una, Paonta Sahib, Nahan, Dharamshala, Manikaran and Mandi, urging them to extend their corporation in maintaining peace and harmony in the state

Himachal Pradesh director general of police Sanjay Kundu has been directed by chief minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu to ensure that no unwanted anti-social element enters the state, but the tourists should not be harassed unnecessarily. (File Photo/Twitter)
Published on Mar 21, 2023 12:32 AM IST
By, Shimla

Police quiz Rahul Gandhi at home over Bharat Jodo speech

The visit, Delhi Police officials said, was in connection with Rahul Gandhi’s allegations in his speech that “women are still being sexually assaulted”.

Rahul Gandhi held a press conference on Thursday, saying he will seek to speak on his London speech, but the party has held that the government is not allowing him in order to silence him.
Updated on Mar 20, 2023 02:59 AM IST
By, New Delhi

2 vehicles involved in illegal mining seized in Karnal

Acting on a complaint of illegal mining in the Yamuna belt of the district, the Karnal police have impounded one loader and a dumper involved in illegal mining

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Published on Mar 17, 2023 12:39 AM IST
By, Karnal

Ambala: Nine arrested with nine quintals of stolen electric wires

Ambala police arrested nine persons for allegedly stealing electrical wires weighing more than nine quintals, SP Jashandeep Singh Randhawa said on Thursday

The CIA-1 unit of police with the accused and stolen wires and bikes recovered from them in Ambala on Thursday. (HT Photo)
Published on Mar 17, 2023 12:39 AM IST
By, Ambala

Curious case of arrest of bookie’s daughter in Mumbai

But what has given ammunition to his political opponents is the fact that Aniksha, who has known Amruta Fadnavis since 2014, is the daughter of well-known bookie Anil Jaisinghani. He has multiple cases of cheating against him and is wanted by the Mumbai police for the last several years.

Mumbai, India - March 16, 2023: Police detain Anshika Jaisinghani from Ulhasnagar for questioning in connection with the case filed by Amruta Fadnavis over allegations of bribe, threat and conspiracy, at D.B. Marg Police Station, Grant Road, in Mumbai, India, on Thursday, March 16, 2023. (Photo by Bhushan Koyande/HT Photo) (HT PHOTO)
Published on Mar 17, 2023 12:37 AM IST

27-yr-old woman held for trying to blackmail wife of Maha deputy CM

Speaking in the House during the ongoing budget session of Maharashtra assembly, the deputy CM said the effort to blackmail his wife was part of a larger political conspiracy by his opponents though he refrained from taking any names saying he was awaiting more proof.

Amruta Fadnavis (Shankar Narayan/HT Photo)
Published on Mar 16, 2023 11:46 PM IST
By, Mumbai

Gangster’s interview from inside jail: Opposition in Punjab seeks high-level probe

A day after the interview of gangster Lawrence Bishnoi from inside a jail went viral, Bharatiya Janata Party and Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal demanded Punjab Government launch a high-level probe into the matter.

Sukhbir asked Bhagwant Mann to resign as he did not have any moral authority to continue as chief minister. (HT File Photo)
Published on Mar 15, 2023 08:01 PM IST
By, Jalandhar

A few doused, but Goa wildfires continue

At least 48 fires have been reported since March 5 in government forests, private land, common land and private forests, according to the state forest department.

The forest fires were first noticed at a location in Satrem village of the Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary nearly seven days ago. (HT)
Updated on Mar 12, 2023 04:44 AM IST

Manipur govt ends its peace pact with 2 insurgent groups

The Manipur cabinet has decided to withdraw the Suspension of Operations (SoO) agreements signed with insurgent groups Kuki National Army (KNA) and Zomi Revolutionary Army (ZRA) with immediate effect.

The decision was taken at the state cabinet meeting chaired by Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh on Friday. (Archive)
Updated on Mar 12, 2023 04:13 AM IST

Job seekers protesting against JKSSB detained in Jammu

A day after they were cane-charged at Dogra Chowk in Jammu, hundreds of jobseekers assembled at Ambedkar Park here and staged a protest against Aptech, the company which they said was blacklisted in 2019

Police detain protesters in Jammu on Thursday. (PTI)
Published on Mar 10, 2023 06:19 AM IST
By, Jammu/srinagar

Cricketdiplomacy back as Modi, Albanese meet

Both leaders were welcomed by Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Roger Binny and presented portraits of themselves

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Published on Mar 10, 2023 12:25 AM IST
By, New Delhi/ahmedabad

After Covid lull, traffic violations see uptick on Holi

The traffic police issued as many as 1,219 challans for various violations, including speeding, helmetless riding and triple riding, a 318% jump from 270 challans on Holi in 2022. In 2021, the number of challans was 877.

Mohali police challaning a helmetless rider on Wednesday. After relatively lower traffic violations on Holi over the past two years amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the festival this year once again saw hooliganism becoming the order of the day. (HT Photo)
Published on Mar 09, 2023 11:54 PM IST
By, Chandigarh

Pak-occupied J&K integral part of India, says LG Sinha

Lieutenant governor Manoj Sinha said his administration will take up with the Centre the issue of over 5,000 displaced families of PoJK, who failed to avail the ‘one-time central assistance’ timely

Jammu and Kashmir lieutenant governor Manoj Sinha during the inauguration of a special governance camp for displaced families of PoJK at Bhour Camp, Jammu, on Monday. (ANI)
Published on Mar 07, 2023 05:34 AM IST
By, Jammu/srinagar

Apni Party to hold show of strength in Srinagar on March 8

Apni Party founded by Altaf Bukhari in 2020 has been holding a series of rallies to create an impact on the voters, especially in Kashmir

The party will also be electing its new president, who is likely to be its founder and former minister Altaf Bukhari. (HT file)
Published on Mar 07, 2023 05:31 AM IST
By, Srinagar/jammu

Paediatric infra developed during Covid helps tackle adenovirus wave in WB

There are around 2,476 sick new-born care units (SNCU), 654 paediatric intensive care unit (PICU) beds and 120 neo-natal intensive care unit (NICU) beds across the state

There are more than 5,000 paediatric beds in 121 state-run hospitals across the state. (Representative image)
Published on Mar 06, 2023 08:52 AM IST

HP govt to collaborate with ISB for policy inputs in bioenergy sector: CM Sukhu

The state government would initiate a pilot project for bioenergy production from pine needles and bamboo, said chief minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu, adding that the project will involve the local community and increase their income

Himachal Pradesh chief minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu during a meeting with representatives of ISB in Shimla. (HT Photo)
Published on Mar 04, 2023 11:25 PM IST
By, Shimla/dharamshala

Amit Shah has nothing boast about J&K, says MY Tarigami

CPI (M) general secretary and former legislator MY Tarigami said even after completion of “so-called” delimitation process and revision of electoral rolls, the government has no temerity to hold the assembly elections

CPI (M) general secretary and former legislator MY Tarigami on Friday said there was nothing for Union home minister Amit Shah to boast about Jammu and Kashmir as the Centre has failed to hold assembly elections in the union territory despite completion of the delimitation exercise. (HT file photo)
Published on Mar 04, 2023 03:37 AM IST
By, Srinagar/jammu

Akurli, Eksar become Mumbai Metro’s first all women-run stations

Akurli on line 2A and Eksar on line 7 have become first all-women stations of the Mumbai Metro. The operations at Akurli and Eksar stations will be managed by a team of 76 women employees from the station manager to the security staff

Akurli, Eksar become Mumbai Metro’s first all women-run stations
Published on Mar 04, 2023 12:56 AM IST

Soldier, 2 terrorists killed in Pulwama encounter

The terrorists, who were identified as Aqib Mustaq Bhat from Pulwama and Aijaz Ahmad Bhat from Tral, were hiding in a mosque in Padgampora village in Awantipora when a joint team of the army, J&K Police and CRPF launched an operation based on specific inputs

Security forces on Tuesday gunned down two terrorists suspected to be behind the killing of a Kashmiri Pandit two days ago in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said. (Waseem Andrabi /Hindustan Times)
Published on Mar 01, 2023 01:55 AM IST
By, Srinagar

Opposition creates ruckus over falling onion prices; state forms committee

Later in the evening, the state government announced to appoint a committee headed by Sunil Pawar, former director of marketing department, to resolve the issue.

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Published on Mar 01, 2023 01:36 AM IST

Delhi, Gurugram gear up to play host to G20 delegates

While the visiting dignitaries will be welcomed at a gala reception on March 1, crucial deliberations on various challenges will be held on March 2

Mandi House on Tuesday. Parks and public spaces across the Capital have been spruced up with plants, flowers and sculptures ahead of the G20 Summit while many parts of the city are getting a facelift. (Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 01, 2023 04:45 AM IST

Kashmiri Pandit’s killing sparks outrage across J&K

Hundreds of Kashmiris turned out for the last rites of Sanjay Sharma, a Kashmiri Pandit and resident of Achan in Pulwama, who was gunned down by terrorists when he was on his way to a local market on Sunday

Kashmiri Pandits, recruited under PM’s employment package in Kashmir, push for safe relocation, in Jammu on Monday. (PTI)
Updated on Feb 28, 2023 07:02 AM IST
By, Srinagar/jammu

Court sends Sisodia to CBI custody for 5 days

Sisodia, the second minister of the Capital’s elected government to be arrested by a federal agency, holds 18 portfolios and his arrest has triggered anger and protests from his party.

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia.(ANI)
Updated on Feb 28, 2023 12:34 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Umesh Pal murder: 10 police teams search for assailants as hunt widens

Police officials said teams had been sent to different districts, including Lucknow, Sultanpur, and districts bordering Nepal in search of the shooters

ADG, STF, Amitabh Yash is camping in Prayagraj. (For Representation)
Published on Feb 26, 2023 10:52 PM IST
By, Prayagraj/gorakhpur

Akal Takht sets up panel amid row over using holy book in Ajnala protest

Defying prohibitory orders, the protesters clashed with police, broke through barricades, fought pitched street battles while carrying the Guru Granth Sahib to hold “amrit sanchar” (a Sikh ceremony) at the police station. Amritpal withdrew the stir only after police assured him of the release of Lovepreet

Supporters of Waris Punjab De chief Amritpal Singh clashing with Punjab Police personnel on Thursday afternoon as they headed for the police station in Ajnala to protest the arrest of his aide in a kidnap and assault case, Amritsar. (Sameer Sehgal /HT photo)
Updated on Feb 26, 2023 01:32 AM IST
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