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Sanskriti Falor is a Senior Content Producer at the News Desk of HT Digital. Having worked in Digital Media for the past two years, she is interested in covering civic issues and global affairs.

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New Parliament building likely to be inaugurated by May end

The new Parliament building complex is 64,500 square metre and is a part of the Central Vista project worth ₹20,000 crore.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inspected the construction of new parliament complex. (File)
Updated on May 16, 2023 03:27 PM IST

Why is Delhi-NCR sky cloaked in grey? ‘Noida is choking...’

The Air Quality Index (AQI) dipped in most parts of the National Capital Region to Hazardous category.

Several Twitter users complained about the skies being grey with no sunlight and dust being on the rise. Many also posted visuals with heavy smog in the sky. (File)
Updated on May 16, 2023 10:47 AM IST

'Congress win sent message across country': Bihar deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav

The BJP lost control of Karnataka - the only southern state it had - to the Congress in 2023 Assembly election.

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav. (ANI)
Published on May 15, 2023 05:17 PM IST

‘Lie machine’: Congress MP chief Kamal Nath takes jibe at CM Shivraj Chouhan

In its Karnataka election manifesto, the Congress proposed a ban on organisations that “promote enmity or hatred” such as the Bajrang Dal.

Madhya Pradesh Congress chief Kamal Nath (left) and State chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan (right) . (File Photos)
Published on May 15, 2023 03:02 PM IST

Remembering Field Marshal KM Cariappa on his 30th death anniversary

Field Marshal KM Cariappa was the first Indian Army commander-in-chief and was popularly known as the “Kipper”.

Cariappa had joined the British Indian Army sometime after the first World War. He had been then commissioned as a temporary first lieutenant.
Updated on May 15, 2023 12:19 PM IST

JDS leader Nikhil Kumaraswamy running second from Ramanagara constituency

Congress leader HA Iqbal Hussain was leading in the Ramanagara constituency with 61,353 votes which formed a percentage of 50.61.

The actor turned politician contested as a Lok Sabha member in 2019 from the Mandya constituency and lost to Sumalatha Ambareesh who contested as an independent candidate. (File)
Updated on May 13, 2023 12:44 PM IST

Karnataka election results: Thumbs up and laddoos as Cong celebrates big win

Videos showed Congress party workers celebrating with fireworks outside the All India Congress Committee (AICC) office in Delhi.

Congress leaders were seen distributing and eating laddoos. A Congress leader was also seen dressed as lord Hanuman outside the party's Delhi office. (Twitter/ANI)
Updated on May 13, 2023 11:52 AM IST

‘Necessary to keep BJP out of power’: Yathindra Siddaramaiah as counting begins

Yathindra left medicine and joined politics in 2018 after the death of his elder brother Rakesh Siddaramaiah.

In the 2018 assembly elections, Yathindra fought from the bastion of Varuna and won, while his father contested from Chamundeshwari and lost. (Twitter/ANI)
Updated on May 13, 2023 09:25 AM IST

'No demand for me... a small party': JDS' Kumaraswamy plays down alliance buzz

This comes a day after Kumaraswamy had declared that JD(S) was open to a post-poll alliance with either the Congress or the ruling BJP.

JD(S) leader HD Kumaraswamy (HT Photo)
Updated on May 13, 2023 08:08 AM IST

World weekly news wrap: Covid downgraded; Charles III crowned, and more

Here are important top 10 world news events that happened across the globe over the last week.

WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. (left/AP) Britain's King Charles III with the St Edward's Crown on his head. (right/AFP)
Published on May 07, 2023 06:50 PM IST

‘Now court says there's no evidence': Kejriwal on liquor case

Taking to Twitter, Kejriwal said, “Now even Court has said that there is no material evidence of any kickback or money laundering.”

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal(HT Photo)
Published on May 07, 2023 04:40 PM IST

Manipur violence: 23,000 civilians rescued; Army increases aerial surveillance

In the past 24 hours, Manipur witnessed the army significantly increasing surveillance efforts by using aerial means.

Vehicles set ablaze after a clash broke out during the 'Tribal Solidarity March called by the All Tribal Student Union Manipur (ATSUM) in the Torbung area of Churachandpur to protest the demand of Meiteis, who dominate the Imphal Valley, in Manipur on Thursday.(ANI)
Updated on May 07, 2023 04:55 PM IST

BJP supporters dress up as Lord Hanuman at PM Modi's roadshow

In videos, BJP supporters can be seen dancing around, beating drums and waving BJP's flags before PM Modi's rally.

PM Modi has until now, covered areas of JP Nagar, RBI Layout, Jayanagar 4th block and South End circle. He is set to travel through 26 kilometres today till 1 pm. (Twitter)
Published on May 06, 2023 12:39 PM IST

Who is Manikanta Rathod, accused of conspiring to kill Congress president?

Manikanta Rathod, 48, has around 40 criminal cases registered against him in several districts of Karnataka including Kalaburagi.

Charges against Manikanta Rathod include murder, smuggling drugs and narcotics, criminal intimidation and illegal possession of arms among other things. (Instagram/Manikanta Rathod)
Updated on May 06, 2023 11:43 AM IST

‘Sharad Pawar's leadership important for Opposition unity’: Sanjay Raut

NCP on Friday passed a resolution rejecting Sharad Pawar's resignation as party president and has requested him to continue to lead the party that he founded

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut. (HT PHOTO)
Published on May 05, 2023 05:05 PM IST

‘Delhi police abused, kicked us’: Farmers stopped at Singhu Border

A scuffle had broken out between Delhi Police and protesting wrestlers at Jantar Mantar on Wednesday. The wrestlers alleged they were manhandled by the police.

Published on May 04, 2023 07:09 PM IST

Gangster Anil Dujana killed in UP police encounter, cops said he 'fired at team'

Anil Dujana had over 60 cases of murder, extortion and other criminal charges registered against him.

Anil Dujana was a resident of Dujana village which came under Badalpur police station in Noida's Gautam Buddha Nagar.(PTI)
Updated on May 04, 2023 06:36 PM IST

‘Hooliganism', ‘shameful’: Congress leader lashes out on Gambhir on field spat

Supriya Shrinate wrote, “Gautam Gambhir - an elected MP and Cricket player…his street gang hooliganism after the IPL match yesterday is shameful.

Kohli, Gambhir in ugly exchange over ‘silence’ gesture, aggressive handshake
Published on May 02, 2023 04:01 PM IST

Sharad Pawar quits as NCP chief: Five points about veteran leader

Speaking at a book launch of his autobiography in Mumbai, Sharad Pawar said, “After a long period of public life… it is necessary to take a step back”.

Sharad Pawar said that “it is time for a new generation to guide the party.”((ANI))
Updated on May 02, 2023 03:08 PM IST

Heavy rainfall across India; no heatwave conditions in any state: IMD

The IMD forecast stated that the temperatures across India would remain below to near normal for the next five days.

Motorist make their way amid a rainfall in New Delhi on May 1, 2023.(AFP)
Updated on May 02, 2023 10:03 AM IST

Who is Mukhtar Ansari: Gangster-politician sentenced to 10 years

The court reserved its verdict on Ansari's elder brother and BSP MP Afzal Ansari, who is an accused in the case.

Mukhtar Ansari is a gangster-turned-politician who has been a five-time MLA from Uttar Pradesh's Mau constituency (File)
Published on Apr 29, 2023 04:15 PM IST

‘Unfortunate language…’: Congress leader Sachin Pilot on ‘vishkanya’ remark

Yatnal said, "Congress leaders are dancing on the orders of Sonia Gandhi and making such comments. Is she a vishkanya? She is an agent for China and Pakistan.”

Congress leader Sachin Pilot sits on a hunger strike against the alleged corruption during previous BJP government in Rajasthan, at Shaheed Smarak in Jaipur, on Tuesday, (PTI)
Published on Apr 29, 2023 03:56 PM IST

Wrestlers reach Delhi Police station, receive FIR copy | 10 points

The wrestlers returned to Jantar Mantar three months after the women wrestlers sat first on protests, in January

Wrestlers' Federation of India (WFI) Chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh (File)
Updated on Apr 29, 2023 01:29 PM IST

'I am innocent, if I resign...': WFI's Brij Bhushan after FIRs against him

The press conference came hours after the Delhi Police registered two First Information Reports (FIR) against Brij Bhushan.

FIRs were filed against Wrestling Federation of India chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh.
Updated on Apr 29, 2023 11:22 AM IST

Former Pakistan PM Benazir Bhutto's niece, Fatima, ties knot with Graham

The nikkah ceremony of Fatima Bhutto, daughter of Murtaza Bhutto, took place at the family's residence at 70 Clifton in Karachi

Fatima was born on May 29, 1982 and has written several books, including a memoir titled 'Songs of Blood and Sword', which narrates the story of her family's turbulent political history
Updated on Apr 29, 2023 11:14 AM IST

Students from 36 law schools condemn BCI's resolution against marriage equality

The statement says that as future members of the Bar, the students said it was “alienating and hurtful” to see their seniors engage in “hateful rhetoric”.

Taking a dig at the BCI, the letter said, it is a regulatory body according to the Advocates Act, 1961. It states, “Nothing in the Act, as interpreted by the Supreme Court, empowers the BCI to pass comments on sub judice matters.” (File)
Published on Apr 27, 2023 01:24 PM IST

‘Mamata Police shot dead BJP member': West Bengal LoP Suvendu Adhikari claims

Adhikari claimed that the West Bengal police killed a “Rajbangshi young man of 33 years at Kaliaganj”.

Kolkata: Leader of Opposition in West Bengal Assembly Suvendu Adhikari(PTI)
Updated on Apr 27, 2023 11:16 AM IST

‘Unfair to the whole nation’: Anand Mohan's victim's kin on his release

Anand Mohan Singh was pronounced a death sentence in 2007 for the murder of G Krishnaiah - a 1985-batch IAS officer.

Anand Mohan Singh was released from Bihar's Saharsa Jail on Thursday at 4 am. (HT)
Published on Apr 27, 2023 10:07 AM IST

‘Kept guns on our chest': Indians returning from Sudan narrate their ordeal

Under Operation Kaveri, citizens were flown by air and through ship from Port Sudan to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

A citizen said that it was happening right outside their homes and they were struggling even for food. Another citizen said that they hadn't had any food for the past 2-3 days. (ANI/Twitter)
Published on Apr 26, 2023 05:01 PM IST

Same-sex marriage hearing in Supreme Court: Ten things said in court on Day 5

For the last four hearings, the court had given the floor to petitioners. The court began hearing the Center on Wednesday.

Petitioners argued on various issues in favour of marriage equality ranging from the importance of family and the right to equality and life. (File)
Published on Apr 26, 2023 04:22 PM IST
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