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Nagaland polls: Parties promise settlement on Naga issue, voters unconvinced

Updated on Feb 25, 2023 07:01 PM IST

Union home minister Amit Shah on Monday asserted that the initiative taken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to bring lasting peace in Nagaland will bear fruit

The people of Nagaland will assess the candidates and not the promises of the political parties, said a professor at the Nagaland University. (Representative Image)
ByAlice Yhoshü

‘Murder of democracy’: AIADMK on alleged violation of poll code by DMK in Erode

Erode East bypoll: Despite complaints to the election authorities, no action was taken against the ruling party workers, Palaniswami told reporters.

Erode East bypoll: AIADMK interim general secretary K Palaniswami.(Twitter)
Published on Feb 25, 2023 04:35 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Shobhit Gupta

Power dues: Drive against Prayagraj defaulters in March, disconnections on cards

Department officials say that there are lakhs of consumers in the district who have not deposited their electricity bills even once.

For representation only (HT File Photo)
Published on Feb 25, 2023 04:27 PM IST
By, Prayagraj

Odisha Budget 2023-24 focuses on agriculture, health and drinking water

Of the ₹2.3 lakh crore Budget presented, a major allocation was made towards the health sector with Rs.16,048 crore, an increase of about 27% over the previous year and about three times the allocation in the 2017-18 Budget

Odisha finance minister Niranjan Pujari receives copy of state budget 2023-24 from chief minister Naveen Patnaik (Twitter/@Naveen_Odisha)
Published on Feb 25, 2023 03:58 PM IST
ByDebabrata Mohanty

3 DRG personnel killed in gunfight with Naxals in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma

Inspector general of police (IG), Bastar range, Sunderaj P, said the gunfight took place around 9am on Saturday between Jagargunda and Kunded in Bastar villages

A combing operation in nearby jungles in the area has been launched by the police (Representative Photo)
Updated on Feb 25, 2023 04:48 PM IST

Man tries to steal rooster bait, gets trapped in cage

Divisional forest officer of Bulandshahr Vineeta Singh said that a cage and net were placed in the jungle near village Basendua

The man who got trapped in a cage to trap a leopard (HT Photo)
Published on Feb 25, 2023 01:24 AM IST
ByS Raju, Meerut

BSP MLA murder case: Daylight attack leaves prime witness dead in Prayagraj

A dozen men shot multiple rounds at the prime witness in the BSP MLA Raju Pal murder case, lawyer Umesh Pal, at his residence in Sulem Sarai area, under Dhumanganj police station, on Friday evening

Grieving kin of the victim at SRN Hospital in Prayagraj on Friday (HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 25, 2023 06:16 AM IST
By, Prayagraj

BJP, SP lawmakers trade barbs on farmers’ issues

Countering allegations, deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya said that the BJP government is the true well-wisher of farmers.

SP’s Naresh Uttam Patel accused the incumbent government of betraying farmers (HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 25, 2023 01:13 AM IST

Flat owners of collapsed apartment appeal for rehabilitation

To draw attention to their cause, many of the flat owners held placards with messages like -- ‘beghar ko ghar do’ (give homes to homeless) and ‘aarthik sahayata pradan karo’ (provide financial support).

The collapse of the five-storeyed building also rendered a majority of its occupants homeless. (File photo)
Published on Feb 25, 2023 12:45 AM IST

‘Difficult for a woman to live alone after her live-in relationship falls apart’

“The Indian society at large does not recognise such relationship as acceptable. The woman, therefore, is left with no option but to lodge FIR against her live-in partner, like in the present case,” said the court.

When the woman became pregnant with his child, the accused allegedly refused to marry her. (HT Photo)
Published on Feb 25, 2023 12:30 AM IST
ByJItendra Sarin

NIA court convicts 8 in Bhopal-Ujjan train blast case, sentence on Feb 27

After the incident, Saifullah Khan, a member of the group, was gunned down on the city outskirts in the state capital on March 7, 2017.

The verdict was pronounced by additional district judge Vivekanand Sharan Tripathi. (HT Photo)
Published on Feb 25, 2023 12:27 AM IST

After 177 years, JJ seeks transfer of land

More than 75 years after Independence, the administration of India’s second oldest medical college and hospital – Grant Medical College and Sir J J Group of Hospitals -- has approached the Mumbai collector to transfer the land its name or in the name of the state government

HT Image
Updated on Feb 25, 2023 04:49 PM IST
BySomita Pal

‘Budget 2023-24 will help U.P. become a $1 trillion economy’

The communique added that the Yogi Adityanath government has not only succeeded in presenting the biggest budget in the state’s history but also made several provisions to increase revenue.

The state government has set the target of pocketing <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>1,50,000 crore as revenue from state GST and Value Added Tax in FY2023-24. (HT Photo)
Published on Feb 25, 2023 12:09 AM IST

14 cr of 24 cr U.P residents getting free ration, U.P. govt tells House

Replying to a question by SP leaders RK Verma and Sangram Yadav, state’s labour minister Anil Rajbhar said that the unemployment rate has come down in U.P.

Ministers answer queries on unemployment, minimum wage & LPG connections (File photo)
Published on Feb 25, 2023 12:04 AM IST

Crackdown on eve-teasing in Prayagraj; hotspots identified, anti-Romeo squad deployed

During the last two years, 383 complaints of eve-teasing were received from the city area, followed by 350 complaints from the trans-Ganga area, and 276 from the trans-Yamuna area.

To crack down on eve-teasers, anti-Romeo squads will be deployed in plain clothes in these areas. (HT Photo)
Published on Feb 24, 2023 11:51 PM IST
ByFarhan Ahmed Siddique

‘Avoid bringing children, elderly to Bankey Behari Temple during Holi rush’

Every year, the twin religious cities of Mathura and Vrindavan get drenched in Holi festivities from Basant Panchami itself.

Temples witness a rush of devotees playing Holi with ‘gulal’. (Pic by temple committee)
Published on Feb 24, 2023 11:48 PM IST

Alaya Apartment Collapse: Month after tragedy, struggle continues for shelterless survivors

Since the incident, the survivors are facing a double whammy -- dealing with the ‘new normal’ and running hither and thither in hope of government help.

The survivors are now trying to reach out to chief minister Yogi Adityanath. (Deepak Gupta)
Updated on Feb 25, 2023 01:23 AM IST
ByAakash Ghosh & Sreya Deb

Three students held for firing at school bus in Baghpat, none injured

Fortunately, no student sustained any serious injury in the attack, which took place around 3 pm. The bullet hit the rear glass of the bus.

The three accused were allegedly involved in a scuffle with another group of students. (HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 24, 2023 11:26 PM IST
ByS Raju

Cops foil self-immolation bid in Sant Kabir Nagar

Additional district magistrate Abhay Mishra confirmed the incident and said that police personnel overpowered him and foiled the SSB jawan’s attempt

For representation only (HT File Photo)
Published on Feb 24, 2023 10:42 PM IST
By, Gorakhpur

Rangotsav in Braj: Jail inmates prepare eco-friendly herbal Gulal

The initiative is aimed at making jail inmates Atmanirbhar through skill development by the jail administration in Mathura.

Inmates preparing the herbal Gulal (HT Photo)
Published on Feb 24, 2023 10:32 PM IST

Honey-trapped by Pak spy, Odisha ITR officer arrested for leaking information

The ITR is an important test range of DRDO that sees multiple tests of missiles before induction into the defence forces. Set up in 1989, several missiles of different classes including Trishul, Akash, the antitank missile Nag, surface-to-surface missile Prithvi and the Agni-I have been test-fired from this range

Baburam Dey, 51, who works as technical officer-C in the Telemetry department of ITR was arrested in Balasore (Representative Photo)
Published on Feb 24, 2023 07:27 PM IST
ByDebabrata Mohanty

High court should not interfere with proceedings: Goa Speaker

Chodankar has pointed to a precedent, he said, was set by the Supreme Court, when they directed the Manipur Speaker to dispose of disqualification petitions with an outer limit of three months.

Speaker of Goa Legislative Assembly Ramesh Tawadkar (Twitter/@ramesh_tawadkar)
Published on Feb 24, 2023 07:00 PM IST

393 Myanmar nationals apprehended in state since 2012: Manipur CM Biren Singh

Out of the apprehended 393 Myanmar nationals, one was deported, 107 of them are in judicial custody, 105 in detention centers and 180 were released on bail

Manipur shares 398 km long international border with Myanmar. (Twitter | N Biren Singh)
Published on Feb 24, 2023 04:03 PM IST
BySobhapati Samom

11 killed as van collides with truck in Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel expressed grief over the accident and instructed officials to provide the best medical treatment to the injured

Police said efforts were on to nab the truck driver, who fled the spot (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Feb 24, 2023 12:05 PM IST

No opposition leader 1st time in Gujarat assembly history

The Gujarat assembly will not have a leader of the opposition (LoP) for the first time in the history of the House with speaker Shankar Chaudhary turning down the Congress’s request for it saying the party does not have the numbers required to get the post

The Budget session of the assembly began on Thursday. (Twitter)
Published on Feb 24, 2023 10:54 AM IST

Sense of uncertainty as Congress’ plenary session begins in Raipur amid ED raids

According to people aware of the matter in the party, the recent action of the federal agency has affected the energy levels of the cadre and supporters engaged in preparation of the plenary session

Over 15,000 delegates will join the plenary session beginning today. (Twitter | Nitin Agarwal INC)
Published on Feb 24, 2023 09:52 AM IST

Bhadohi police attach property of former MLA Vijay Mishra’s aide

Bhadohi police attached property of close aide of mafioso-turned politician and former MLA Vijay Mishra in Jhalwa area on Thursday. The property of Mishra’s close aide Hanuman Sewak Pandey has been seized under Gangster Act, officials said.

 (Pic for representation)
Published on Feb 24, 2023 02:36 AM IST
By, Prayagraj

HC grants bail to ‘mastermind’ of Atala violence

Justice Ajay Bhanot granted bail to Javed with a caveat that he should not post any message that disrupts social harmony or national unity.

Following the violence, a criminal case was lodged against Javed at district’s Khuldabad police station. (HT Photo)
Published on Feb 24, 2023 12:34 AM IST
ByJItendra Sarin

Former U.P. chief secy dies at 80

In his memory, a prayer meeting will be organised at the Golf Club in Lucknow at 5 pm on February 25.

His last rites were held in Bengaluru on February 23. (HT Photo)
Published on Feb 24, 2023 12:14 AM IST

SP MLA convicted in a 22-yr-old case, won’t lose house membership

The SC in its 2013 judgment had ruled that any MP, MLA or MLC, convicted of a crime and awarded two-year imprisonment, would lose the membership of the House with immediate effect.

SP MLA from Pratappur Vijma Yadav leaving MP/MLA court after being granted bail within minutes of being convicted in a 22-year-old case of rioting, in Prayagraj on Thursday. (HT photo)
Published on Feb 23, 2023 11:37 PM IST
ByJItendra Sarin, Prayagraj
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