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Court seeks JNU stand on plea challenging student body polls

Updated on Mar 14, 2024 02:23 AM IST

The plea was filed by a student called Sakshi claiming that the elections were being held in violation of the Lyngdoh Committee recommendations

The Delhi high court on Wednesday sought Jawaharlal Nehru University’s (JNU) stand on a plea challenging the process of conducting the upcoming JNUSU polls. (Sanjeev Verma/ HT Photo)

Man, 70, killed in hit-and-run near Delhi’s RK Puram home, 1 held

The accused had parked his vehicle at a safe place to evade arrest but the mechanic who repaired his scooter gave him away

Deputy commissioner of police (south west) Rohit Meena identified the accused as Tarun Kumar, a resident of Ravidas Camp, while the victim was identified as Jagdish Kumar, resident of RK Puram Sector 3. The victim worked as a cobbler. (Representational image)
Updated on Mar 14, 2024 05:58 AM IST

Haryana pollution watchdog seals diesel gensets of 50 units in Faridabad

The Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) had made it mandatory for industrial units to switch to natural gas and other green alternatives for operating gensets

The pollution board stated that ample opportunities had been provided for adopting emission control mechanisms for DG sets in the district. (Representational Image)
Updated on Mar 14, 2024 05:54 AM IST

Wrong side driving bug hits new Dwarka e-way already

The problem was even more acute at the Bajghera end of the corridor — while the exit for an underpass at Dwarka Sector 21 is functional, the remaining part of the expressway that goes towards Shiv Murti in Mahipalpur is still under construction

Some vehicle users were confused and took wrong turns which forced them to drive on the wrong side. But, in the Gurugram section on the surface level, a number of drivers were found driving on the wrong side to avoid a distant U-turn at Dwarka Expressway near Sector-99 in Gurugram. (HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 14, 2024 05:56 AM IST

MCG removes encroachments from govt land, drive to continue

MCG officials said that they had removed encroachments from market areas, roads, footpaths, and green belt zones

The Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) office located at Sector-34 in Gurugram near Hero Honda Chowk. (Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 14, 2024 05:32 AM IST

2 bank officials arrested from Rohini for involvement in cyber fraud

Investigators said that Deepak was a sales official at the Sector-7 branch and Dharmendra at the Sector-15 branch of the same private bank in Rohini

Two sales officials of a private bank were arrested from Rohini in Delhi for allegedly opening a corporate account fraudulently for a gang involved in cybercrime. (Representational Image)
Updated on Mar 14, 2024 05:30 AM IST

Faridabad civic body forms panel to check garbage dumping

Members of the committee have started carrying out inspections at the affected spots where garbage is allegedly being dumped

Complaints allege that a waste transfer station set up two years ago has not been functioning as planned, with no segregation of waste. Instead, large quantities of garbage from various parts of the city are being dumped at the site. (Representational Image)
Updated on Mar 14, 2024 05:28 AM IST

Tripura: Elder sister of TIPRA Motha founder to contest LS polls on BJP ticket

The announcement came within a week of the TIPRA Motha party joining the BJP-IPFT government in Tripura

TIPRA Motha party founder Pradyot Kishore Debbarma with his elder sister Kriti Singh Debbarma. (Image posted on X by TIPRA)
Published on Mar 13, 2024 09:21 PM IST
ByPriyanka Deb Barman

Slain mafia-politician Atiq Ahmed’s son Ali produced in court amid tight security

After the murders of Atiq Ahmed and his brother Khalid Azeem aka Ashraf, the hearings in cases against Ali were conducted through video conferencing.

Mafia-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed and Atiq's brother Khalid Azim alias Ashraf (ANI File)
Published on Mar 13, 2024 08:16 PM IST
By, Prayagraj

Post CAA notification: No protests expected, but PAC deployed in Prayagraj

Social media platforms are under round-the-clock monitoring. Officers assigned to the police force’s social media cell have been instructed to promptly report any inflammatory or misleading posts to senior officials to ensure immediate action against those responsible.

PAC camp at Masur Ali park in Prayagraj (HT Photo)
Published on Mar 13, 2024 08:09 PM IST
By, Prayagraj

Chhattisgarh govt transfers 13,320 cr to 2.4 mn farmers under ‘Krishak Unnati’ scheme

The state government also gave an outstanding paddy bonus for two years (2014-15 and 2015-16) worth ₹3,716 crore to farmers

Chhattisgarh chief minister Vishnu Deo Sai. (PTI File Photo)
Updated on Mar 13, 2024 09:26 AM IST

Congress releases list of 12 candidates in Assam for Lok Sabha polls

The party hasn’t named any candidates yet for the remaining two seats, one of which could be left for Assam Jatiya Parishad (AJP)

In 2019, BJP had won 9 of the 14 seats in the state while Congress had bagged three. (File photo)
Published on Mar 13, 2024 08:53 AM IST

Assam set to redraw Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary boundaries

Covering an area of 38.81 sq km, the Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary was notified by the Assam forest department in March 1998

A one-horned rhino with its calf at a wildlife sanctuary in Assam. (AP File Photo)
Published on Mar 13, 2024 08:07 AM IST

UPPSC rushes to plug ‘leaks’, ensure safety of question papers

UPPSC to revamp system after paper leak, to deploy officials for secure paper transfer, monitor online, strict centre allotment & more security measures.

The UPPSC headquarters in Prayagraj (HT FIle Photo)
Updated on Mar 13, 2024 06:38 AM IST
By, Prayagraj

2 policemen injured after speeding car hits them near NH-48

The incident took place at about 2.40 am when constable Jitender Kumar and special police officer Kishun Pal were riding on their Suzuki motorcycle when a speeding car hit them from behind

The cops alerted the Gurugram Sector-40 police station from where another police team reached the spot and took the errant driver into custody. (Representational Image)
Published on Mar 12, 2024 10:56 PM IST

Woman dies after being hit by speeding vehicle on Golf Course Road

During the probe, it emerged that the spot from where she was trying to cross GCR to reach her home in Sector-53, neither had any cut, gap or foot overbridge

A commuter had arranged a vehicle and rushed her to a private hospital in Sector-53. Later, she was shifted to AIIMS-Delhi for further treatment, where she died on Sunday night. (Representational Image)
Published on Mar 12, 2024 10:56 PM IST

Mahipalpur flyover leading to Dwarka e-way open for traffic, says NHAI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had on Monday formally inaugurated the Gururgam section of the Dwarka expressway from the Delhi Haryana border to the clover leaf on Kherki Daula

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had on Monday formally inaugurated the Gururgam section of the Dwarka Expressway from the Delhi Haryana border to the clover leaf on Kherki Daula. The work on the 19-kilometre stretch has been completed by the NHAI, while work on the Delhi section is still incomplete. (Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)
Published on Mar 12, 2024 10:56 PM IST

Odisha announces 10 days extra casual leaves for women govt employees

The Odisha Chief Minister’s Office said the announcement has been made in view of the domestic responsibilities and other problems faced by women government employees

Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik. (File)
Published on Mar 12, 2024 06:50 PM IST
ByDebabrata Mohanty

Chhattisgarh EOW, ACB register fresh case in alleged Mahadev betting app scam

Officials familiar with the matter said that the Economic Offence Wing of the Chhattisgarh Police has registered case based on an investigation report submitted by the Enforcement Directorate

People familiar with the matter said that senior police officials and businessmen are named in the investigation report submitted by the ED. (Representative Image)
Published on Mar 12, 2024 02:34 PM IST

Goa’s low-lying state capital to build defences against sea level rise

Two projects are currently underway in Panaji to enhance the city’s infrastructure and environmental resilience under the smart city mission

Panaji was recently identified as one of the 15 Indian cities at high risk due to climate change. (File Photo)
Published on Mar 12, 2024 01:20 PM IST
ByGerard de Souza

25K aspirants register for Agniveer recruitment

Registration is to be followed by an online Combined Entrance Examination and the Army Recruitment Rally.

HT Image
Updated on Mar 12, 2024 07:28 AM IST

Odisha police destroy opium plants of over 10 Cr in Similipal tiger reserve

More than 5 lakh poppy plants over 15.64 acres of land were being grown by local villagers and officials uprooted the plants and set them ablaze

Mayurbhanj superintendent of police S Sushree said an operation was launched following information about opium plants in Bakua and Kukurbhuka villages of the core area in Similipal Tiger. (Representative Image)
Published on Mar 11, 2024 10:19 PM IST

Delhi Police arrest man in Rajasthan in robbery case

According to Alok Kumar, the deputy commissioner of police (special cell), the accused was identified as Mohammad Sahid of Umra village in Nooh district (Haryana)

Mohammad Sahid was arrested from Medabaas village in Alwar following a lead from Mohammad Tarsen, who was arrested in the same case on March 2 this year, the officer said. (Representational image)
Published on Mar 11, 2024 08:30 PM IST

Dateline Barsana: Dist admn reviews preparations for Lathamaar Holi

Preparations underway in Barsana, Mathura for Lathamaar Holi on March 18. Officials inspect sites, emphasize cleanliness for visitors.

Commissioner Agra Division Ritu Maheshwari, district magistrate Mathura Shailendra Kumar Singh and SSP Mathura Shailesh Pandey review preparations for Lathamaar Holi in Barsana. (HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 11, 2024 08:00 PM IST

Speeding car rams three in Gorakhpur; 2 dead, one critical

The CCTV cameras captured the incident of a hit-and-run and the footage has been making rounds on the internet.

The car number was not visible in the footage and police had collected additional footage from other cameras to identify the car and its driver, said police. (FOR REPRESENTATION)
Published on Mar 11, 2024 07:47 PM IST
By, Gorakhpur

Prayagraj: Placement of girders on double track rail bridge over Ganga complete

Being constructed by Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL), this second railway bridge over Ganga is an open web bridge.

The under-construction double track rail bridge over Ganga. (HT)
Published on Mar 11, 2024 07:44 PM IST
By, Prayagraj

Waiver of electricity bills: U.P. farmers reject govt move, term it conspiracy to install meters

Farmers in Uttar Pradesh reject conditional waiver of electricity bills for tubewells, fearing it's a tactic to install meters. They plan to resist and launch a movement against the government.

For representation only (HT File Photo)
Updated on Mar 11, 2024 06:04 PM IST
ByS Raju, Meerut

Debbarma-led TIPRA Motha comes long way just three years after its formation

The party joined the state government as the Union government on March 2 signed a tripartite agreement with it and the Tripura government

Union home minister Amit Shah with TIPRA Motha founder Pradyot Kishore Manikya Debbarma. (ANI)
Published on Mar 11, 2024 11:31 AM IST
ByPriyanka Deb Barman

Girl attempts suicide after neighbour harasses her

The girl’s kin have alleged that a youth in her neighbourhood harassed her following which she tried to hang herself.

 (Pic for representation)
Updated on Mar 11, 2024 08:42 AM IST
By, Prayagraj

Vintage steam engine becomes selfie point for youths!

This engine is fitted with a motor for rolling its wheels on the same point. The engine also emits sound and smoke to attract people.

The steam engine put on display at Prayagraj railway junction. (HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 11, 2024 08:34 AM IST
By, Prayagraj
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