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Modi hails GDP numbers, says 'displays Indian economy’s strength'

Updated on Nov 30, 2023 07:42 PM IST

India's economy grew 7.6% in the second quarter of 2023-'24 (July-September), data shared by the government showed.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(ANI)

Loss and Damage fund operationalised, countries make initial pledges

The fund will address the needs of developing countries vulnerable to the adverse effects of climate change

Published on Nov 30, 2023 07:20 PM IST
ByJayashree Nandi

Telangana exit poll results: Close fight between Congress, BRS; BJP lags behind

Telangana exit poll results 2023: As per predictions, Congress and BRS are expected to be in a neck-to-neck battle with both over 45 seats.

Telangana exit poll 2023: CM K Chandrashekar Rao may lose his seat to Congress, as per early predictions.(HT_PRINT)
Published on Nov 30, 2023 07:10 PM IST
ByVaishnawi Sinha,

The BJP’s tribal outreach

Of the 543 Lok Sabha seats, 57 are reserved for ST candidates. The BJP is hopeful that its ongoing outreach will help steer its performance in the 2024 polls

The BJP and the RSS have periodically flagged conversions for changing the demographic in tribal areas, particularly in the NE.(PTI)
Published on Nov 30, 2023 07:05 PM IST

115-million-year old shark fossils discovered in Jaisalmer: Research

According to the researchers, the Early Cretaceous was a period of great change for sharks, as new species evolved and old ones disappeared

The fossils discovered from the Habur Formation of Jaisalmer Basin in Rajasthan sheds light on a small assemblage of Early Cretaceous (Aptian) sharks (Pic Courtesy: Researchers)
Published on Nov 30, 2023 06:58 PM IST
ByDinesh Bothra I Edited by Shilpa Ambardar, Jodhpur

Madhya Pradesh exit poll 2023 puts BJP ahead of Congress; CM predicts huge win

MP exit poll 2023: TV9 Bharatvarsh-Polstrat exit poll predicted that Congress may win between 111 and 121 seats, while BJP may secure between 106 and 116 seats.

Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Kamal Nath
Updated on Nov 30, 2023 09:16 PM IST

Rajasthan Exit Polls 2023: Axis My India outlier among pollsters | Key takeaways

Exit polls for the Rajasthan Assembly Elections indicate a fiercely contested battle between the BJP and Congress.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with former Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje during a public meeting ahead of Rajasthan Assembly elections, at Anta in Baran district.(PTI)
Updated on Nov 30, 2023 09:16 PM IST

I am not a rubber stamp or yes man: Kerala Governor on holding back certain bills

I am not a rubber stamp or yes man: Kerala Governor on holding back certain bills

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Updated on Nov 30, 2023 06:48 PM IST

COP28 summit: Parties adopt agenda on opening day

COP28 officially runs from 30 November to 12 December. Jaber said that the UAE, despite being heavily dependent on fossil fuels, has engaged with oil and gas companies to reduce their emission footprint

UAE is hosting the COP28 Summit in Dubai (AP Photo)
Updated on Nov 30, 2023 06:48 PM IST
ByJayashree Nandi

Praful Patel rules out two NCP factions coming together

Praful Patel rules out two NCP factions coming together

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Published on Nov 30, 2023 06:43 PM IST

Rajasthan exit poll results: BJP likely to win, Congress to be close second

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot today said he was confident of a win in the state.

Ashok Gehlot is likely to be ousted from power in Rajasthan, exit polls predicted. (PTI file photo)
Published on Nov 30, 2023 06:34 PM IST

Combat helicopters, jets & artillery guns in India’s 2.23L crore defence push

Last week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew in LCA, with his sortie being seen as a significant endorsement of the indigenous fighter programme

The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), headed by Union defence minister Rajnath Singh, accorded its acceptance of necessity (AoN) (Twitter/@rajnathsingh)
Updated on Nov 30, 2023 06:56 PM IST
ByRahul Singh

Chhattisgarh exit polls: Edge to Congress in neck-and-neck contest with BJP

The party had scored a landslide victory in 2018, winning 68 of the 90 seats in the state's assembly.

Assembly elections 2023 exit poll results(AP file photo)
Updated on Nov 30, 2023 09:17 PM IST

Evening brief: Exit polls for 5 states tonight; big push for defence sector

A shortlist of the biggest headlines, recommended stories, and a special collection of news items you should check.

The results for assembly elections 2023 in all five states will be out on December 3 (ANI Photo)
Published on Nov 30, 2023 06:01 PM IST

Defence sector gets 2.23 lakh crore push; upgraded jets, new guns and more

The Defence Acquisition Council on Thursday, accorded approval for AoNs for various capital acquisition proposals amounting to ₹2.23 lakh crore.

Several new equipment will be inducted in the Defence sector of India after approval for Acceptance of Necessity (AoNs) was recorded. (PTI)
Published on Nov 30, 2023 05:18 PM IST

India to buy 97 Tejas jets, over 150 Prachand choppers: Features, capabilities

Fighter jets, combat helicopters, artillery guns and anti-ship missiles in India's ₹2.23 lakh cr military push.

Tejas light combat aircraft (LCA) and Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) ‘Prachand’.(ANI)
Updated on Nov 30, 2023 05:16 PM IST

India stands in the front of league nations: Vice President Dhankar

Dhankar noted India’s transformation into the fifth-largest global economy and its higher per capita internet usage compared to the combined usage of the US and China, facilitating direct substantial government aid to farmers

Vice President Jagdeep Dhankar (Twitter Photo)
Published on Nov 30, 2023 05:00 PM IST
ByVrinda Tulsian

Gyanvapi survey: Varanasi court grants 10 more days to ASI to submit report

The Varanasi court granted 10 more days to the ASI to complete Gyanvapi survey and submit report, said Hindu side counsel Madan Mohan Yadav.

Gyanvapi mosque in Varanasi (HT File)
Updated on Nov 30, 2023 04:43 PM IST

Telangana Exit Poll Results 2023 Highlights: BRS, Congress may go neck-and-neck

Telangana Exit Poll Results 2023: The exit poll results of the Telangana elections 2023 are set to be out today, while the results will be out on Sunday.

live Voting in Telangana took place today, and the results of the assembly elections will be out on December 3, 2023. (ANI)
Updated on Nov 30, 2023 10:16 PM IST

Virtually certain that 2023 will be warmest year: WMO

United Nation secretary-general Antonio Guterres said that record global heating should send shivers down the spines of world leaders

The report was published to inform negotiations at the UN Climate Summit (COP28) in Dubai that began on Thursday. (AP)
Updated on Nov 30, 2023 04:11 PM IST
ByJayashree Nandi

How accurate were 2018 exit polls in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh?

2023 exit polls results today: Here's a look at how exit poll agencies performed as far as accuracy is concerned.

Voters stand in a queue to cast their vote for the Telangana assembly elections. (ANI)
Updated on Nov 30, 2023 03:55 PM IST

5 dead after suspected consumption of contaminated ayurvedic syrup in Gujarat

The syrup, labelled as 'Kalmeghasav - Asava Arishta,' was sold to around 50 people by a shopkeeper at Bilodara village near Nadiad town in Gujarat.

Methyl alcohol is a poisonous substance. (iStock)
Published on Nov 30, 2023 03:48 PM IST

Big boost to defence as 97 Tejas aircraft procurement gets clearance

According to defence officials, the Tejas fighter jets cost around ₹65,000 crores.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi takes sortie on a Tejas fighter aircraft in Bengaluru.(X)
Updated on Nov 30, 2023 03:47 PM IST

Mizoram exit poll results: My Axis India predicts clean sweep for ZPM

Mizoram Exit Poll Results 2023 Live Updates: The exit polls will begin at 5:30 pm onwards once the voting in the last phase of the Telangana elections finishes.

live Aizawl: Voters wait at a polling station to cast their votes for Mizoram Assembly elections, in Aizawl district on November 7.(PTI)
Updated on Nov 30, 2023 10:36 PM IST

AIIMS-Rishikesh's health update on 41 workers rescued from Uttarkashi tunnel

We have given medical clearance to all of them. Workers from Jharkhand and Odisha may be discharged today, Dr Narendra Kumar of AIIMS Rishikesh.

Rescued workers from the collapsed Silkyara Tunnel being treated at the AIIMS, in Rishikesh, on November 29. (PTI)
Updated on Nov 30, 2023 03:21 PM IST

Chhattisgarh exit poll highlights: Projections show advantage Congress

Chhattisgarh exit poll results 2023 LIVE updates: The Congress is seeking a second term. The BJP is eyeing a comeback in the state it ruled for 15 years.

live A provisional turnout of around 71 per cent was recorded in the first phase of Chhattisgarh assembly elections amid Naxalite violence and the call for boycott, officials said.(PTI)
Updated on Nov 30, 2023 10:13 PM IST

SC refrains from staying amendments to Forest Conservation Act

The court was hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) of 13 retired public servants challenging the constitutional validity of the amendments claiming they would be a “death knell” for India’s forests

A bench of justices BR Gavai and PS Narasimha heard the matter. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Nov 30, 2023 03:16 PM IST
ByAbraham Thomas

Focus must be on creating holistic urban ecosystem for future development: Puri

National Workshop on ‘Leveraging private finance for urban infrastructure development – Learnings from G20 Infrastructure Working Group (IWG)’ was hosted by the Union ministry of finance and the ministry of housing and urban affairs

Union minister of housing and urban affairs Hardeep Singh Puri (Twitter/@HardeepSPuri)
Published on Nov 30, 2023 02:41 PM IST
ByVrinda Tulsia

MP Exit Poll 2023 Highlights: BJP ahead of Congress, projections show

MP Exit Poll 2023 Highlights: The polling for all 230 seats was held on November 17.

live As many as 230 seats are at stake in Madhya Pradesh (PTI)
Updated on Nov 30, 2023 09:22 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Rajasthan Exit Polls 2023 Highlights: Pollsters give edge to BJP; Congress close

Rajasthan Exit Polls 2023 Highlights: Explore the key clashes and projections for of the 2023 Rajasthan Assembly Elections.

live Rajasthan Exit Polls 2023 LIVE Updates: The results for the Rajasthan assembly elections will be declared on December 3.(PTI)
Updated on Nov 30, 2023 10:20 PM IST
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