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Andhra CM Jagan announces panel to fast-track investments

Published on Mar 05, 2023 12:20 AM IST

The committee, comprising special chief secretary (industries) R Karikal Valaven and senior officials of the chief minister’s office, would track the investment proposals and see that the projects are grounded in fast-track mode.

Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy requested the investors to move from the MoU stage to grounding their investments in Andhra Pradesh at the earliest. (PMO India Twitter)
By, Hyderabad

Drug regulator calls for cancelling licence of firm related to Uzbek deaths

Marion Biotech’s Dok-1 cough syrups allegedly led to the deaths of the children in December 2022. Noida police on Friday arrested three officials of the company on the basis of an FIR lodged by the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO).

Noida police on Friday arrested three officials of the Noida-based pharmaceutical firm Marion Biotech on the basis of an FIR lodged by the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO) in connection with an ongoing investigation that found Marion’s product samples adulterated and not of standard quality (REUTERS)
Updated on Mar 05, 2023 05:02 AM IST

Neiphiu Rio to meet BJP central leaders, discuss Nagaland govt formation

KOHIMA: Nagaland chief minister Neiphiu Rio on Saturday tendered his resignation to governor La Ganesan, paving the way for his swearing-in for the top post in the northeastern state for a record fifth term on March 7

Dimapur, Feb 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves to the crowd as he arrives to address a public rally for the upcoming Nagaland Assembly elections, at Agri Expo, Chumukedima, in Dimapur on Friday. Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio is also seen. (ANI Photo) (Caisii Mao)
Published on Mar 05, 2023 12:14 AM IST
ByAlice Yhoshü

Govt to double down on rice, millet stocking amid heat threat to wheat yield

To tide over any shortage, the government has doubled down on paddy purchases and has asked states that grow millets to draw up elaborate networks to buy the hardy cereals

The government aims to procure 34.1 million tonne of wheat at federally determined prices (Himanshu Sharma)
Updated on Mar 05, 2023 05:03 AM IST

Andhra CM Jagan announces committee to fast-track investment proposals

Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy announced the constitution of a high-power committee to follow up the implementation of the memorandums of understanding (MoUs) signed at the two-day Global Investors’ Summit (GIS) that concluded at Visakhapatnam on Saturday

Visakhapatnam, Mar 04 (ANI): The Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari being felicitated by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy at the Global Investors Summit 2023, in Visakhapatnam on Friday. (ANI Photo) (ANI/ PIB)
Published on Mar 05, 2023 12:09 AM IST

2 U'khand's and 4 in Kerala among top 10 landslide risk districts: ISRO study

“Rudraprayag district in Uttarakhand state, which has highest landslide density in India, is also having highest exposure to total population, working population, literacy and no. of houses (to landslides),” the study based on ISRO satellite maps said.

Rudraprayag and Tehri Garwhal districts of Uttarakhand have the highest landslide density in the country (PTI)
Published on Mar 05, 2023 12:04 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Governor invites Conrad Sangma to form govt; PM Modi likely to attend oath ceremony on March 7

Meghalaya governor Phagu Chauhan invited the NPP-led coalition headed by Conrad Sangma to form the next government in the northeastern state

Meghalaya Governor Phagu Chauhan and National People's Party (NPP) chief Conrad K Sangma at Raj Bhavan in Shillong on Saturday. (ANI)
Updated on Mar 05, 2023 12:02 AM IST

Sec 494 discriminatory? Allahabad high court issues notice

Under IPC section 494, if a person marries for the second time during the lifetime of the first wife or husband without getting a divorce, the marriage is void. For this offence, there is a provision for seven years’ jail and a fine.

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Updated on Mar 05, 2023 02:58 AM IST
By, Lucknow

Need to build infra in ‘top gear’: Modi

India must build infrastructure in the “top gear” to make it a developed nation by 2047, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday, in line with the latest budget that cites infrastructure as one of the seven top priorities guiding the country through Amrit Kaal, or the 25 years to India’s 100th year of Independence

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Published on Mar 04, 2023 11:38 PM IST
ByRajeev Jayaswal, New Delhi

Sisodia to stay two more days in CBI custody

A Delhi court on Saturday extended by two days the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) remand of deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia, while he complained that “repeated questioning for 9-10 hours” in connection with alleged irregularities in the now-scrapped Delhi excise policy was like “mental harassment”

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Published on Mar 04, 2023 11:37 PM IST
By, New Delhi

HT This Day: March 5, 1952 -- Brahm Perkash to be chief minister

Mr Brahm Perkash, President, Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee, was unanimously elected yesterday leader of the Congress Party in the State Assembly.

HT This Day: March 5, 1952 -- Brahm Perkash to be chief minister
Published on Mar 04, 2023 10:37 PM IST

'Because your father...': Vivek Agnihotri's dig at Rahul Gandhi

Vivek Agnihotri said the terrorists didn't do anything to Rahul Gandhi in Kashmir as a 'return gift'.

Vivek Agnihotri on Saturday joined in criticising Rahul Gandhi's Cambridge University speech.
Published on Mar 04, 2023 09:58 PM IST

Daily brief: Shashi Tharoor refers to PM Modi's 'not era for war' remark

Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor.(PTI)
Published on Mar 04, 2023 08:45 PM IST

Calibrated attempts being made against Indian democracy, judiciary: Kiren Rijiju

Union law minister Kiren Rijiju said there are attempts being made to speak in forums inside and outside India that the Indian judiciary and democracy are in crisis

Union law minister Kiren Rijiju addressed ‘Nyaya-Yajna,’ the first conference of the central government counsels of eastern states, in Bhubaneswar, on Saturday. (ANI File Photo)
Updated on Mar 04, 2023 10:59 PM IST
ByDebabrata Mohanty

Shashi Tharoor refers to Modi's 'not era for war' remark; ‘As clear a message..'

“India is refining some of the Russian oil and selling it off to US and UK. You should ask yourself what this implies,” Shashi Tharoor said adding that he is now pleased with India's stand on the Russian-Ukraine war.

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor speaking at Raisina Dialogue on Saturday.
Updated on Mar 04, 2023 10:34 PM IST

Former Australian PM Tony Abbott interacts with JP Nadda in Delhi

Tony Abbott is an Australian politician from the Liberal Party of Australia.

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National President JP Nadda meets former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, at party HQ, in New Delhi on Saturday. (ANI Photo)(Shrikant Singh)
Published on Mar 04, 2023 07:17 PM IST

India’s relationship is one of most important: Sri Lanka foreign minister

Pointing to the large volume of India-China trade despite border tensions, Sabry said Sri Lanka wants to work with everyone but will not allow India’s legitimate security or other interests to be undermined “under the guise of anything

Sri Lankan foreign minister MUM Ali Sabry (ANI Photo)
Published on Mar 04, 2023 07:11 PM IST

‘On a world platform...’: BJP attacks Rahul Gandhi over Cambridge remark

The BJP accused Rahul Gandhi of tarnishing India’s image at a global platform and stooping low to destroy the country’s fabric

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi listed five aspects of the alleged attack on Indian democracy in his Cambridge University speech. (Twitter/Congress)
Updated on Mar 04, 2023 08:57 PM IST

Amid bird flu scare, Jharkhand health minister says he eats more chicken

Barely a week after the disease in Bokaro district led to the culling of 4,000 chickens and ducks, a bird flu outbreak was reported in Jharkhand's capital Ranchi on Friday

Jharkhand’s health minister Banna Gupta.(ANI Photo )
Published on Mar 04, 2023 06:44 PM IST

UP BJP spokesperson booked in TN over ‘migrant workers being killed’ tweet

Umrao was booked for allegedly creating enmity between the people based on region and language. Meanwhile, a Tamil Nadu police officer aware of the investigation said, “A team has been sent to arrest Umrao.”

Uttar Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party spokesperson Prashant Patel Umrao (File Photo)
Published on Mar 04, 2023 06:31 PM IST

Won’t allow anything harmful for India’s security: Sri Lankan foreign minister

Sri Lankan foreign minister MUM Ali Sabry says the island nation’s financial condition is now in a much better position when compared with last year

Sri Lankan foreign minister MUM Ali Sabry. (File Photo)
Updated on Mar 04, 2023 10:18 PM IST

'Just because Rahul Gandhi is not bright': BJP's 4 questions on Cambridge speech

Rahul Gandhi says the Yellow River makes China a nation but he has not seen the Ganga, BJP's Sambit Patra said.

Rahul Gandhi in his Cambridge speech said PM Modi is destroying the architecture of India.
Updated on Mar 04, 2023 08:52 PM IST

Evening brief: Stalin speaks to Nitish over safety of Bihari labourers in TN

Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.

Tamil Nadu chief minister MK Stalin (PTI)
Published on Mar 04, 2023 05:00 PM IST

High fever, cough..: Do you have these symptoms? You might have Spring influenza

The fever goes away at the end of three days but the cough can persist for up to three weeks, the IMA's standing committee for Anti-Microbial Resistance said.

In India, influenza vaccines, or flu shots that need to be taken every year, never really became popular. (Bloomberg)
Updated on Mar 04, 2023 06:09 PM IST

Stalin speaks to Nitish amid 'fake news' of attacks on Biharis in Tamil Nadu

The Bihar-Tamil Nadu offensive has snowballed into a political row with the Bihar BJP demanding Nitish Kumar's resignation over ‘fake reports’ of Bihari migrants being persecuted in Tamil Nadu. Tamil Nadu BJP, on the other hand, attacked DMK and said DMK stands for such north-south division.

Bihari migrants in Tamil Nadu: Stalin spoke to Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar and assured that all migrants are safe in the state,
Updated on Mar 04, 2023 05:15 PM IST

Need for cooperation in maritime domain is must: Indian Navy Chief

India’s policy for working with others in the region is based on the principles of respect, dialogue, peace and prosperity, and the vision of SAGAR or security and growth for all in the region

Indian Navy Chief Admiral R Hari Kumar speaking at Raisina Dialogue (Twitter Photo)
Published on Mar 04, 2023 03:59 PM IST

Watch: Jaishankar’s ‘RRR’ jibe at British rule during Raisina Dialogue

EAM Jaishankar on Friday during the Raisina Dialogue, used the popular movie ‘RRR’ reference to speak about the India-UK's evolving relationship in terms of their shared history. Ex-UK PM Tony Blair, former cricketer Kevin Pietersen were in attendance.

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar with former British PM Tony Blair and former cricketer Kevin Pietersen at the Raisina Dialogue 2023 in New Delhi, Friday. (PTI)
Published on Mar 04, 2023 03:55 PM IST
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21% Tripura winning candidates are crorepatis, 16% have criminal cases: Report

The average assets per winning candidate in the just concluded Tripura Assembly Elections are valued at ₹1.52 cr

The Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) analysed the self-sworn affidavits of all 60 winning candidates of the Tripura Assembly Elections 2023. (Representative Image)
Updated on Mar 04, 2023 03:43 PM IST

BJP's Prashant Umrao booked after tweet on ‘attack on Bihar migrant workers’

After the Tamil Nadu DGP's clarification, the Bihar Police on Friday said the videos circulating on social media were “misleading”.

Bharatiya Janata Party spokesperson Prashant Patel Umrao.(File)
Updated on Mar 04, 2023 04:02 PM IST

SC upholds Bombay HC verdict setting aside Consumer Act provisions by centre

The order pertains to the New 2020 Rules framed by the central government u/s 101 of the Consumer Protection Act, 2019 for appointments, qualifications, eligibility, removal of members of the state consumer commission, and district consumer forums functioning in India

Supreme Court of India (Representative Photo)
Updated on Mar 04, 2023 02:48 PM IST
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