Gyanvapi survey: ASI gets one more week, asked to file report by December 18

Updated on Dec 12, 2023 01:53 AM IST

The court directive came after Amit Srivastava, the Centre’s standing government counsel who represents the ASI, filed an application seeking a week’s time.

Earlier, the court had granted 10 days’ time to the ASI on November 30 and ordered it to file the report within the “provided time” after hearing the ASI’s application that was filed on November 28. (FILE PHOTO)
By, Varanasi

Article 370 verdict | Saddened but prepared for long haul: J&K political leaders

National Conference vice-president Omar Abdullah said on micro-blogging platform that although he was disappointed, they were prepared for a long fight

The Supreme Court on Monday upheld the abrogation of Article 370 as constitutional. (HT File)
Updated on Dec 12, 2023 01:47 AM IST
ByMir Ehsan, Srinagar/jammu

Delhi's minimum temperature drops to 6.5°C as winter chill grips capital

Monday’s temperature was a drop from the 8.3 degrees Celsius on Sunday, which in turn was lower than 9.2°C on Saturday.

People on a smoggy morning amid rising air pollution level in New Delh on Monday. (Sakib Ali/HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 12, 2023 01:36 AM IST
By, New Delhi

JNU to impose strict curbs, fines up to 20,000 on protests on campus

Students at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) can now face a penalty of ₹20,000 for staging a dharna, hold a hunger strike

Chief Proctor’s Office (CPO) manual was approved the university’s executive council. (HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 12, 2023 01:32 AM IST

Delhi pollution body to hire trainees to fill up vacant posts

Out of the 344 posts, only 111 were occupied while 233 remained unoccupied. The body did not comment on how high number of vacancies impact its operations.

Commuters out on a smoggy morning amid rising air pollution level at Anand Vihar, in New Delhi. (HT)
Updated on Dec 12, 2023 01:29 AM IST

Former govt official's daughter allegedly gang-raped in moving car, 3 arrested

The victim was allegedly gang-raped by three men, including a private ambulance operator and two tea vendors, who run their stalls near the KGMU.

After the victim’s complaint, the police registered an FIR under IPC sections including 376D (gang rape), 342, 323, 504, 506 against the three accused Satyam Mishra, 22, Mohammad Suhail, 23 and Mohammad Alam, 31 on Sunday, said DCP (west) (Pic for representation)
Updated on Dec 12, 2023 01:25 AM IST

‘Fed biscuits like dog, given food once a day’: Gurugram minor help's mother

Deputy commissioner of police (crime against women) Virender Vij said that the three suspects were questioned on Sunday

The mother alleged the employer and her sons used to hit her daughter’s knee caps with a hammer due to which she suffered severe pain. (File)
Updated on Dec 12, 2023 01:16 AM IST

Court allows jailed AAP leader Sanjay Singh to appear before RS privileges panel

Court also extended judicial custody of the AAP parliamentarian till December 21.

Amritsar: AAP leader Sanjay Singh being escorted to Amritsar court in connection with a defamation case filed by SAD leader Bikram Singh Majithia against him, in Amritsar, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2023. (PTI Photo)(PTI11_18_2023_000116B) (PTI)
Updated on Dec 12, 2023 01:10 AM IST

Delhi’s govt schools at par with the best: CM Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal was speaking at the inauguration of an auditorium at Dr BR Ambedkar School of Specialized Excellence in Civil Lines

New Delhi,India-December 11,2023: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal inaugurated newly constructed auditorium equipped with modern facilities at Dr. B.R. Ambedkar School of Specialized Excellence , in New Delhi at AICC, India on December 11, 2023.(HT Photo) (Hindustan Times)
Updated on Dec 12, 2023 01:03 AM IST

Despite demands met, AIIMS Bathinda nurses to continue strike

After series of meetings, top authorities agreed to grant eight leaves per month to nurses and assured to provide them leaves under Central Civil Service rules.

AIIMS spokesperson Dr Tarun Goyal said at a meeting held on Monday evening that the institute management also agreed not to mark the nursing staff on protest absent since December 6 or to deduct their salaries. (File)
Updated on Dec 12, 2023 12:59 AM IST
By, Bathinda

Delhi High Court pulls up agencies over untidy public toilets in Delhi

Recommending authorities to appoint an officer to monitor the urinals, the court granted the civic authorities a “final opportunity” to file a status report.

New Delhi, India - Oct 11, 2015: A SERIES ON DELHI MARKETS - Toilet Public Convenience near Greater Kailash-1 M block Market in New Delhi, India, on Sunday ,October 11, 2015. (Photo by S.Burmaula/ Hindustan Times)==============*Greater Kailash I M block Market (Vibha)—one full page package: Need top view of the market. Increasing rush during festive season. Hawkers encroaching verandah add to mess. Limited parking space is not enough to cater the requirement, people park cars on roads and this lead to traffic jam on main road. Arrangements made by local police and market association to deal with problems ( including CCTV, check post etc.).Also need photo of point close to Prince Paan Bandaar where bomb blast took place few years ago. Vox pop: Rajendra Sharda, market association member, 9811011404 *Photos to be done on Saturday or Sunday during rush hours
Updated on Dec 12, 2023 12:53 AM IST

AAP leader & former Delhi minister Satyendar Jain’s bail extended till Dec 14

Jain has been out on interim bail on medical grounds since May in a case of alleged money laundering probed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED).

Satyendar Jain has been accused of laundering money through four companies allegedly linked to him. He was arrested in May last year. (HT photo)
Updated on Dec 12, 2023 12:45 AM IST
ByAbraham Thomas

Twin suicide case: Influential people forcing us to compromise, victims' kin say

Kapurthala’s senior superintendent of police Vatsala Gupta said that they have no information about the victims’ family getting such calls

Twin suicide case: ‘Influential’ people forcing us to compromise, claim kin of victims (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Dec 12, 2023 12:49 AM IST
By, Jalandhar

Unwed woman held for throwing her newborn girl in hospital dustbin, kills infant

Unwed woman held for throwing her newborn girl into hospital dustbin, killing infant

She has been charged under Indian Penal Code sections 315 and 317.
Updated on Dec 12, 2023 12:44 AM IST

Speed limits on Noida Expressway reduced to prevent accidents due to fog

As of December 15, the speed limit on the Yamuna Expressway has been lowered to 75 km per hour for light vehicles and 60 km per hour for heavy vehicles.

Vehicles ply on a road in sector 52 in Noida.(HT File)
Published on Dec 11, 2023 11:07 PM IST

Impact of BJP’s Yadav CM pick in Madhya Pradesh likely to be felt in UP, Bihar

Madhya Pradesh chief minister-designate Mohan Yadav’s wife is from Sultanpur in Uttar Pradesh and his father-in-law lives there

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister-designate Mohan Yadav with former Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, at the latter's residence in Bhopal, Monday. (PTI)
Updated on Dec 12, 2023 12:37 AM IST

Man sentenced to life in prison for raping seven-month-old girl in Greater Noida

The convict was also fined ₹50,000 under Section 6 of Pocso Act, with the judge ruling that 90% of the fine imposed on the convict is to be paid to the father of the victim for meeting medical expenses and rehabilitation of the victim

The victim had sustained critical injuries in the sexual assault and is still undergoing treatment, the court was informed. (Shutterstock/representational image)
Updated on Dec 11, 2023 10:58 PM IST
By, Noida

Tanker driver held for illegally ferrying 28k litres of diesel worth 26.32 lakh

Tanker driver held for illegally ferrying 28k litres of diesel worth ₹26.32 lakh

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Published on Dec 11, 2023 10:57 PM IST

Ex-govt official's daughter allegedly gang-raped inside moving car in Lucknow

The arrest came 12 hours after the woman filed a police complaint at the Wazirganj police station

The car used by three men in committing the crime.
Updated on Dec 11, 2023 10:57 PM IST

Demands not met, farmers restart protest against Noida authority

The farmers demanded that the authority should give them 10%, instead of 5%, of the total land acquired for abadi (residential) usage. They said the authority must also give them 64% additional compensation for the acquired land; permission to use their residential plots for commercial purposes, and also allow them more abadi land in villages

Farmers of Bharatiya Kisan Parishad protest outside the Noida authority office in Sector 6 on Monday. (Sunil Ghosh/HT Photo)
Published on Dec 11, 2023 10:52 PM IST
By, Noida

Police probe trench-like digging activity near Hindon airbase

Police said the activity came to fore on Sunday and a complaint was given by the airbase officers at Tila Morh police station

The probability that the hole was dug by some animal has not been ruled out, said police, as there is a jungle near the airbase. (Sakib Ali/HT Archive)
Published on Dec 11, 2023 10:44 PM IST
By, Ghaziabad

Ghaziabad: Two held for abduction, robbery of businessman in Kavi Nagar

Police said early Monday, they tried to stop two suspects on a motorcycle near Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Park but they opened fire at the police party and one head constable sustained a gunshot wound

One of the arrested suspects sustained a gunshot wound to the leg in the brief gunfight with police on Monday morning. (HT Photo)
Published on Dec 11, 2023 10:38 PM IST
By, Ghaziabad

Sassoon nurses to go on strike, healthcare services to be affected

Around 1,000 nurses from SGH and about 40,000 nurses from all government hospitals across the state will go on an indefinite strike for various demands

The Maharashtra Medical Education Commissioner, the deans of BJ Medical College and SGH, and the district civil surgeon have all received letters from the nurse’s association regarding the protests. (HT FILE PHOTO)
Published on Dec 11, 2023 10:36 PM IST
ByVicky Pathare

Three miscreants attack man with beer bottle in Mundhwa

Due to the indecent behaviour of the accused, the victim asked them to maintain discipline in public places as many families were sitting around them

As per the complaint filed by Bhairavnath Salunkhe (36) resident of Mundhwa Road Pune, on Sunday he along with his family went for dinner at the Bazooka restaurant. (REPRESENTATIVE PIC)
Published on Dec 11, 2023 10:34 PM IST

Noida Metro to change alignment of Metro link to Greater Noida West

The Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC) on Monday said it will change the alignment of the proposed Noida-Greater Noida West Metro route on the recommendations from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO)

As per the DPR, the route was to branch out from Aqua Line’s Sector 51 but as per the suggestions made by PMO, it will now branch out from a Blue Line (above) Metro station. (HT Archive)
Updated on Dec 11, 2023 10:34 PM IST
By, Noida

Nimisha Priya case: Delhi HC directs petitioner to file document to show foreign court gave option of blood money

The high court is hearing a petition moved by the mother of Nimisha Priya Tomy Thomas who has been sentenced to death in Yemen. Her mother wanted to go to Yemen to negotiate the blood money (diyah) to escape the death sentence.

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Published on Dec 11, 2023 10:34 PM IST

Serial killer molests minor, beaten to death by mob in Ahmednagar; two suspects detained

While the deceased Machindra alias Anna Vaidya was acquitted in all four murder cases by courts, the locals were furious against him for allegedly molesting a 12-year-old minor girl in the village on Sunday

Police said they have detained two suspects in the case and have initiated a process to register an FIR. (REPRESENTATIVE PIC)
Published on Dec 11, 2023 10:33 PM IST

Day before 83rd birthday, Sharad Pawar hits the streets to oppose ban on onion exports

The Centre’s decision to ban onion exports till March 31, 2024 elicited a sharp reaction from onion growers and traders in Maharashtra which is the largest producer of onion, grown mainly in Nashik, Dhule, Pune, Ahmednagar and Solapur districts

Joining the rasta roko staged by farmers on the Mumbai-Agra national highway against the Centre’s decision to ban onion exports till March 31, 2024, the NCP chief demanded that the ban on the export of the kitchen staple be lifted immediately. (HT FILE)
Published on Dec 11, 2023 10:32 PM IST
ByAbhay Khairnar

Reading Day to be held in Pune on December 14

PMC plans to observe December 14 as a Reading Day in the city. Several community reading events will organised on the day

The civic body has decided to observe 12 noon to 1 pm as ‘reading hours’ and has requested citizens to participate in large numbers. (REPRESENTATIVE PIC)
Published on Dec 11, 2023 10:31 PM IST

Rates plummet as onion auction resumes in Nashik dist

Amidst the apprehension of farmers and traders, the Agricultural Produce Market Committees (APMC) on Monday held onion auctions, nevertheless, the crop fetched significantly lower rates, dropping by ₹1,200 to ₹1,500 per quintal

The central government’s decision to ban onion export last Friday garnered angry reactions from farmers and traders in the Nashik district, which is the major onion producer belt in the region. (REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO)
Updated on Dec 11, 2023 10:29 PM IST
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