Swati Bhasin

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‘ED, ED’ shouts in Maharashtra assembly in protest against rebel MLA. Watch

Maharashtra assembly speaker election: BJP's Rahul Nawrekar is the new assembly speaker. 
Maharashtra speaker assembly post election: Yamini Jadhav registering headcount. ((ANI) )
Maharashtra speaker assembly post election: Yamini Jadhav registering headcount. ((ANI) )
Published on Jul 03, 2022 02:12 PM IST
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Bill Gates shares 48-year-old resume. 'Everyone starts somewhere', says LinkedIn

Bill Gates is the co-founder of tech giant Microsoft and global non-profit - Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. 
US businessman Bill Gates arrives for TIME 100 Gala at Lincoln Center in New York, June 8, 2022. (Photo by ANGELA WEISS / AFP)(AFP)
US businessman Bill Gates arrives for TIME 100 Gala at Lincoln Center in New York, June 8, 2022. (Photo by ANGELA WEISS / AFP)(AFP)
Published on Jul 02, 2022 06:18 AM IST
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Elon Musk's Twitter hiatus, in 2nd week now,  generates curiosity 

Elon Musk has been known to be highly vocal on the social media. 
SpaceX founder and chief engineer Elon Musk.(Reuters / File)
SpaceX founder and chief engineer Elon Musk.(Reuters / File)
Published on Jul 01, 2022 01:21 PM IST
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For Jagannath Yatra, Puri all decked up to witness sea of humanity after 2 years

Jagannath Yatra: The festival is taking place with full participation after a hiatus of two years. 
Jagannath Yatra: Chariot of Lord Jagannath being pulled towards the Singhdwar, ahead of the Rath Yatra festival, in Puri, (PTI)
Jagannath Yatra: Chariot of Lord Jagannath being pulled towards the Singhdwar, ahead of the Rath Yatra festival, in Puri, (PTI)
Published on Jul 01, 2022 06:23 AM IST
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Pallonji Mistry made 'monumental contributions': PM Modi leads rich tributes

Business tycoon Pallonji Mistry died at his Mumbai home at the age of 93. He was a Padma Bhushan recipient. 
Reclusive billionaire Pallonji Mistry was said to have a net worth of $13 billion. (Bloomberg Photo)
Reclusive billionaire Pallonji Mistry was said to have a net worth of $13 billion. (Bloomberg Photo)
Published on Jun 28, 2022 11:42 AM IST
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PM Modi on 'productive' Germany visit, G7 summit: ‘Global well-being...’

G7 summit: PM Modi met US president Joe Biden, Canada leader Justin Trudeau among other world leaders during the G7 summit. 
Prime Minister Narendra Modi being welcomed upon his arrival in Munich, Germany. He attended the 48th G7 summit.(PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi being welcomed upon his arrival in Munich, Germany. He attended the 48th G7 summit.(PTI)
Published on Jun 28, 2022 10:41 AM IST
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Business tycoon Pallonji Mistry, who headed Shapoorji Pallonji Group, dies at 93

Pallonji Mistry headed the Shapoorji Pallonji Group. 
Reclusive billionaire Pallonji Mistry died on Monday night.(Bloomberg Photo)
Reclusive billionaire Pallonji Mistry died on Monday night.(Bloomberg Photo)
Published on Jun 28, 2022 08:48 AM IST
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Yashwant Sinha files presidential poll nomination amid opposition show of unity 

Yashwant Sinha was recently picked as the presidential candidate. 
Rahul Gandhi and several other opposition leaders were present as Yashwant Sinha filed his nomination. 
Rahul Gandhi and several other opposition leaders were present as Yashwant Sinha filed his nomination. 
Published on Jun 27, 2022 12:14 PM IST
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KCR backs Yashwant Sinha as presidential nominee in opposition unity gesture

Presidential Polls: In the July 18 elections, Yashwant Sinha and Droupadi Murmu are facing each other. 
Yashwant Sinha had recently said that he won't relinquish his responsibilities for the TMC. (HT PHOTO.)
Yashwant Sinha had recently said that he won't relinquish his responsibilities for the TMC. (HT PHOTO.)
Published on Jun 27, 2022 10:28 AM IST
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Maharashtra crisis in 2nd week, Shinde vs Uddhav Thackeray in SC:  10 points 

Maharashtra political crisis: The crisis began last week when Shinde went to Surat with a group of MLAs to register his revolt. 
Uddhav Thackeray has been challenged by rebel leader Eknath Shinde. 
Uddhav Thackeray has been challenged by rebel leader Eknath Shinde. 
Updated on Jun 27, 2022 08:47 AM IST
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‘Akhilesh Yadav so arrogant… can't defeat BJP': Owaisi's criticism on UP bypolls

Uttar Pradesh bypolls result: The Samajwadi Party lost to the BJP both its strongholds. 
Since Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav took over the reins, the SP lost the 2017 and 2022 UP assembly elections and the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. (PTI PHOTO.)(HT_PRINT)
Since Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav took over the reins, the SP lost the 2017 and 2022 UP assembly elections and the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. (PTI PHOTO.)(HT_PRINT)
Published on Jun 27, 2022 06:55 AM IST
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Bumper weekend at IKEA Bengaluru store: 'Not MLAs queuing in Maharashtra'. Watch

IKEA store in Bengaluru - spread over 12.2 acres - opened for the public last week. 
The logo of IKEA is seen above its new store in Bengaluru, India, June 21, 2022. REUTERS/Samuel Rajkumar(REUTERS)
The logo of IKEA is seen above its new store in Bengaluru, India, June 21, 2022. REUTERS/Samuel Rajkumar(REUTERS)
Published on Jun 27, 2022 06:16 AM IST
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Uddhav Thackeray invited too, says Assam CM as Congress asks Maha MLAs to leave

Maharashtra Congress: After the BJP-ruled Gujarat, the rebel Maharashtra MLAs are now staying in Guwahati. 
Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray addressing a gathering in this file image. (HT file picture)(HT_PRINT)
Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray addressing a gathering in this file image. (HT file picture)(HT_PRINT)
Updated on Jun 24, 2022 01:59 PM IST
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'Destabilsing government habit for BJP': Congress's Kharge on Maharashtra crisis

Maharashtra political crisis: Eknath Shinde's rebellion has pushed the Uddhav Thackeray government to edge. 
New Delhi, India - June 21, 2022: NCP leader Sharad Pawar, Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge, during a press conference after the opposition parties meeting to decide candidate for the upcoming presidential election,  (HT File Photo)
New Delhi, India - June 21, 2022: NCP leader Sharad Pawar, Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge, during a press conference after the opposition parties meeting to decide candidate for the upcoming presidential election,  (HT File Photo)
Published on Jun 24, 2022 12:49 PM IST
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After powerful quake in Afghanistan, India sends help: ‘True 1st responder’

Afghanistan earthquake: India has a historical and civilizational relationship with the Afghan people. 
Afghanistan: India has been sending help to Afghanistan. ((Tweeted by MEA))
Afghanistan: India has been sending help to Afghanistan. ((Tweeted by MEA))
Published on Jun 24, 2022 10:31 AM IST
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Monkeypox next pandemic? WHO's answer likely soon

Monkeypox is said to have spread to over 50 countries, infecting thousands of people since May. 
FILE PHOTO: An employee of the vaccine company Bavarian Nordic works in a laboratory of the company in Martinsried near Munich, Germany, (REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: An employee of the vaccine company Bavarian Nordic works in a laboratory of the company in Martinsried near Munich, Germany, (REUTERS)
Published on Jun 24, 2022 08:09 AM IST
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Big Trinamool stir outside Assam hotel where rebel Maha MLAs are camping. Video 

Maharashtra crisis: Around 40 MLAs are believed to be sequestered at a hotel in Guwahati. 
Maharashtra crisis: Several Trinamool workers gathered outside the hotel in Assam. 
Maharashtra crisis: Several Trinamool workers gathered outside the hotel in Assam. 
Published on Jun 23, 2022 12:11 PM IST
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Maharashtra rebel Shinde's faction grows stronger. 'In touch with 20 MLAs'- Sena

Maharashtra political crisis: The Shiv Sena has a total of 55 MLAs in the state assembly and Eknath Shinde is trying to gather support of a majority of legislators. 
Rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde with other MLAs during a meeting, in Guwahati on Wednesday. (PTI)(HT_PRINT)
Rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde with other MLAs during a meeting, in Guwahati on Wednesday. (PTI)(HT_PRINT)
Published on Jun 23, 2022 11:08 AM IST
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'Floods in Assam but BJP busy topping Maharashtra government': Congress MP Gogoi

Maharashtra political crisis: More than 30 MLAs are with rebel Maharashtra leader Eknath Shinde in Guwahati. 
Gaurav Gogoi linked Maharashtra crisis to Assam floods. (File photo) (PTI Photo)
Gaurav Gogoi linked Maharashtra crisis to Assam floods. (File photo) (PTI Photo)
Published on Jun 23, 2022 10:33 AM IST
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Uddhav's question on next Maha CM vs Shinde's 'unnatural front' remark: Top 10

Maharashtra political crisis: Eknath Shinde is camping in the BJP-ruled Assam after a brief stay in Gujarat. 
Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray outside Matoshree, his personal residence in Bandra, after leaving from Varsha, the Chief Minister's official residence on Wednesday (Satish Bate/HT PHOTO)(HT_PRINT)
Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray outside Matoshree, his personal residence in Bandra, after leaving from Varsha, the Chief Minister's official residence on Wednesday (Satish Bate/HT PHOTO)(HT_PRINT)
Published on Jun 23, 2022 07:17 AM IST
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‘Kamal Nath sent to Maharashtra… couldn’t save his own govt…': Shivraj Chouhan

Maharashtra political crisis: Kamal Nath was sent to the state
Congress senior leader and former chief minister of Madhya Pradesh Kamal Nath, sent as AICC observer in the state amid MVA coalition crisis seen with MP Supriya Sule and Sunil Chhatrapal Kedar outside Yashwantrao Chavan Centre after meeting party MLAs, in Mumbai, India, (Photo by Satish Bate/ Hindustan Times)(Satish Bate/HT PHOTO)
Congress senior leader and former chief minister of Madhya Pradesh Kamal Nath, sent as AICC observer in the state amid MVA coalition crisis seen with MP Supriya Sule and Sunil Chhatrapal Kedar outside Yashwantrao Chavan Centre after meeting party MLAs, in Mumbai, India, (Photo by Satish Bate/ Hindustan Times)(Satish Bate/HT PHOTO)
Published on Jun 23, 2022 06:05 AM IST
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PM Modi to go to Germany for G7 summit later this week, will then travel to UAE

G7 summit: “During the Summit, Prime Minister is expected to speak in two sessions that include Environment, Energy, Climate, Food Security, Health, Gender Equality and Democracy,” an official statement read. 
G7 summit: PM Modi is scheduled to be in Germany on June 26 and June 27. (File photo) (AP)
G7 summit: PM Modi is scheduled to be in Germany on June 26 and June 27. (File photo) (AP)
Published on Jun 22, 2022 01:33 PM IST
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Maharashtra political crisis deepens, Sena's Raut hints at assembly dissolution

  • Maharashtra political crisis: Eknath Shinde has moved to the BJP-ruled Assam after camping in Gujarat. 
File photo of Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde. (HT Photo)
File photo of Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde. (HT Photo)
Published on Jun 22, 2022 12:01 PM IST
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In mouthpiece, Sena’s explanation amid Maha political crisis: 'Trapped by BJP’

Maharashtra political crisis: Eknath Shinde was reportedly upset with the Shiv Sena leadership for quite some time. 
Eknath Shinde, Maharashtra Urban Development Minister and Thane Guardian Minister seen in a file photo. (HT FILE PHOTO)
Eknath Shinde, Maharashtra Urban Development Minister and Thane Guardian Minister seen in a file photo. (HT FILE PHOTO)
Published on Jun 22, 2022 11:55 AM IST
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Amid counting for Haryana municipal elections, AAP's 'first win in state'

Haryana municipal elections: The AAP is trying to expand its footprint in the state. 
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. (ANI File Photo)
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. (ANI File Photo)
Published on Jun 22, 2022 10:16 AM IST
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Maharashtra crisis: Rebel Eknath Shinde says 40 MLAs with him in Assam| Top 10

Maharashtra political crisis: Eknath Shinde rebellion is the latest setback to hit the Uddhav Thackeray government. 
The legislators were told that Eknath Shinde would meet them at the border check-post in Talasari in Palghar district (Kunal Patil/ Hindustan Times)(HT_PRINT)
The legislators were told that Eknath Shinde would meet them at the border check-post in Talasari in Palghar district (Kunal Patil/ Hindustan Times)(HT_PRINT)
Published on Jun 22, 2022 06:10 AM IST
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Yashwant Sinha likely to be declared opposition's presidential polls candidate

Yashwant Sinha put out the tweet on Tuesday as the opposition meets to pick the candidate for Presidential elections. 
Presidential Polls: Yashwant Sinha has served as the union finance and foriegn minister.  (HT PHOTO.)
Presidential Polls: Yashwant Sinha has served as the union finance and foriegn minister.  (HT PHOTO.)
Published on Jun 21, 2022 10:30 AM IST
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‘Yoga for free in Delhi’: Arvind Kejriwal’s Yoga Day message has a Covid connect

International Yoga Day: Arvind Kejriwal gave a message on the Yoga Day 2022. 
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal along with Dy CM Manish Sisodia and others performs yoga at the Thyagaraj Stadium to celebrate the International Day of Yoga, in New Delhi, Tuesday,(PTI)
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal along with Dy CM Manish Sisodia and others performs yoga at the Thyagaraj Stadium to celebrate the International Day of Yoga, in New Delhi, Tuesday,(PTI)
Updated on Jun 21, 2022 09:02 AM IST
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‘Yoga brings peace to universe': PM leads Yoga Day celebrations from Mysuru 

International Yoga Day: This year's theme is “Yoga for Humanity”.  PM Modi is in Karnataka for the celebrations. 
International Yoga Day: PM Modi leads Yoga Day celebrations from the iconic Mysure Palace, ((HT Photo) )
International Yoga Day: PM Modi leads Yoga Day celebrations from the iconic Mysure Palace, ((HT Photo) )
Published on Jun 21, 2022 06:35 AM IST
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Rail, road traffic hit; tight security for Agnipath-Bharat Bandh stir: Top 10

Bharat Bandh: Several states have seen heightened security to quell the demonstrations against Agnipath military recruitment scheme. 
Bharat Bandh-Agnipath stir: Police personnel check vehicles ahead of the Congress' protest, in Gurugram, Monday, June 20, 2022. (PTI Photo)(PTI)
Bharat Bandh-Agnipath stir: Police personnel check vehicles ahead of the Congress' protest, in Gurugram, Monday, June 20, 2022. (PTI Photo)(PTI)
Published on Jun 20, 2022 01:21 PM IST
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