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Lok Sabha elections: Phase 5 sees over 60% turnout, highest in Bengal with 74.6%

Updated on May 21, 2024 04:53 AM IST

53 million people voted in the fifth phase of Lok Sabha polls, with a turnout of 60.5%. Mumbai had low turnout, while Baramulla saw highest in decades.

Voters queue up to cast their ballots at a polling station during the fifth phase of voting in India's general election, in Thiksey of Ladakh. (AFP)
By, New Delhi

Why President Raisi's death rattles Iran’s leadership succession plan

Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi dies in a helicopter crash, marking a sudden end to his controversial presidency and potential succession as Supreme Leader.

Hardliners in Iran have further consolidated power with the 2024 Parliamentary polls having thrown up a conservative majority. (AFP)
Updated on May 21, 2024 04:52 AM IST

Heatwave alert for 4 days in Delhi, govt tells schools to call early vacations

Delhi sweltered under a heatwave as temperatures soared above 46°C, prompting a red alert extension till Friday and school closures for summer vacations.

A man sprays cold water on his face in Ahmedabad. (REUTERS)
Updated on May 21, 2024 04:53 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Sambit Patra gaffe on Lord Jagannath triggers a row; Naveen Patnaik condemns it

Sambit Patra later said it was a “slip of tongue” and asked chief minister Naveen Patnaik not to make an issue out of a non-existent issue

BJP leader Sambit Patra (PTI)
Updated on May 21, 2024 04:54 AM IST
ByDebabrata Mohanty

Delhi Police's SIT to probe Maliwal assault case, Bibhav taken to CM house

Swati Maliwal alleged that Kumar allegedly attacked her at the CM’s official residence at Flagstaff Road in Civil Lines area in north Delhi on May 13

Delhi Police personnel with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's aide Bibhav Kumar come out of Kejriwal's residence after recreation of the scene(PTI)
Updated on May 21, 2024 04:54 AM IST

Pune Porsche deaths: After uproar over bail, accused minor may be tried as adult

Pune police seek to try juvenile as an adult after fatal accident involving prominent builder's son. Family of victims demand stringent punishment.

The minor’s father had bought the silver-grey Porsche this March but the car had not yet been registered as he had not paid the <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>44 lakh road tax on the car. (HT Photo)
Updated on May 21, 2024 04:55 AM IST
ByNadeem Inamdar, Pune

Iran asks for assistance over Raisi's helicopter crash, US ‘unable’ to provide

"I'm not going to get into the details, but we were asked by the Iranian government for assistance," State Department spokesman Matthew Miller told.

An Iraqi soldier stands guard next candles list by people paying their respects to Iran's late president Ebrahim Raisi outside the Iranian embassy in Baghdad(AFP)
Updated on May 21, 2024 04:53 AM IST
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'Didn't get spot as I didn't touch selector's feet': Gambhir's date with reality

Gautam Gambhir revealed a startling tale from his childhood to explain why he doesn't care about how the public perceives him.

Gautam Gambhir is one of the most successful captains of all-time in the IPL(CAB)
Updated on May 21, 2024 04:54 AM IST

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Prateik Babbar says his mother Smita Patil was untrained during Manthan

Published on May 20, 2024 10:37 PM IST

Prateik Babbar, the son of Raj Babbar and Smita Patil, joined Naseeruddin Shah for the screening of Manthan at Cannes Classic Section.

Prateik Babbar revealed that Smita Patil was not a trained actor when she shot for Manthan.
By | Edited by Anurag Bohra

Krishna Shroff says Tiger Shroff was shocked about her participation in KKK 14

Krishna Shroff, daughter of Jackie Shroff and sister of actor Tiger Shroff, is a fitness expert and entrepreneur.

Krishna Shroff recalled her brother Tiger Shroff's reaction to her KKK 14 participation.
Published on May 20, 2024 09:55 PM IST
By | Edited by Anurag Bohra

Virat Kohli tipped to break all-time IPL record in playoffs 2024 by Hayden

Matthew Hayden has tipped RCB icon Virat Kohli to break an all-time IPL record in the playoffs this season. RCB will meet RR in the IPL 2024 Eliminator.

RCB icon Kohli has 708 runs in 14 games this season(ANI-AFP)
Updated on May 20, 2024 10:38 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Akram's big prediction for Maxwell in knockouts: ‘High risk, high reward’

Wasim Akram talked highly of Glenn Maxwell despite his below average numbers this season in IPL

RCB batter Glenn Maxwell played a crucial cameo against CSK.(PTI)
Updated on May 20, 2024 08:45 PM IST

Bella Hadid arrives at Cannes Film Festival in a brown Saint Laurent sheer dress

Bella Hadid walked the Cannes Film Festival red carpet in a Saint Laurent dress. The figure-hugging sheer ensemble left little to the imagination.

Bella Hadid attends the Cannes Film Festival in a sheer Saint Laurent dress. (AP, Reuters)
Published on May 20, 2024 10:23 PM IST
By, New Delhi

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HT Poll result: Do you think MS Dhoni has played his last IPL match for CSK?

Updated on May 20, 2024 09:36 PM IST

Do you think MS Dhoni has played his last IPL match for CSK? Here’s how IPL fans reacted after CSK’s exit from the IPL 2024 playoff race.

Can Thala come back roaring next IPL? MS Dhoni is keeping his cards very close to his chest (PTI-AFP)
By, New Delhi

Dhawan passes honest verdict on Samson and Chahal's selections in WC squad

Shikhar Dhawan shared his views about Team India’s IPL 2024 recruits - Shivam Dube, Yuzvendra Chahal and Sanju Samson.

Dhawan shared his views about the inclusion of the RR duo in the 15-member World Cup squad(AFP-PTI)
Published on May 20, 2024 10:32 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Virat Kohli tipped to break all-time IPL record in playoffs 2024 by Hayden

Matthew Hayden has tipped RCB icon Virat Kohli to break an all-time IPL record in the playoffs this season. RCB will meet RR in the IPL 2024 Eliminator.

RCB icon Kohli has 708 runs in 14 games this season(ANI-AFP)
Updated on May 20, 2024 10:38 PM IST
By, New Delhi

KKR vs SRH: Wasim Jaffer warns Kolkata about 'rusty' overseas star

Wasim Jaffer has issued a fresh warning to Shreyas Iyer’s KKR ahead of the Qualifier 1 against SRH at the IPL 2024 playoffs.

Jaffer feels SRH will have to add a fast bowler to their bowling lineup vs KKR(AFP)
Published on May 20, 2024 08:36 PM IST
By, New Delhi

'Apart from Rohit…': Dhawan endorses IPL duo to mastermind World Cup title win

Shikhar Dhawan backed the two Team India stars to help Rohit Sharma in leading the former champions to T20 World Cup glory after IPL 2024.

Rohit's experience will come in handy, feels Dhawan(AFP-AP)
Updated on May 20, 2024 05:21 PM IST
By, New Delhi

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Latest entertainment News, Live Updates Today May 21, 2024: Michael Douglas to Kate Winslet: What leading Hollywood stars think about intimacy co-ordinators

Updated on May 21, 2024 06:11 AM IST

Welcome to the live updates platform for Hindustan Times. Follow the major news updates, headlines and breaking news stories from the world of entertainment right here. See the latest developments in Bollywood, Hollywood and track the big news stories of the day for May 21, 2024.

Live live Latest entertainment news on May 21, 2024: Actor Michael Douglas feels the approach to filming sex scenes in Hollywood has changed.

Michael Douglas to Kate Winslet: What stars think about intimacy coordinators

Michael Douglas feels there is too much meddling with how sex scenes need to be shot in Hollywood now. It has led to a debate.

Actor Michael Douglas feels the approach to filming sex scenes in Hollywood has changed.
Published on May 21, 2024 06:11 AM IST
By | Edited by Sugandha Rawal

Ben Affleck wakes up from ‘Fever Dream’ marriage to Jennifer Lopez: 'won’t work’

Ben Affleck 'comes to his senses' about failing marriage with Jennifer Lopez, reportedly moving out of their mansion

Jennifer Lopez with her husband Ben Affleck(Instagram/ Jennifer Lopez)
Published on May 21, 2024 05:31 AM IST
ByAditi Srivastava

2024 Essence Festival to honor Frankie Beverly's 'final performance' with tribute

2024 Essence Festival to honor Frankie Beverly's 'final performance' with tribute

2024 Essence Festival to honor Frankie Beverly's 'final performance' with tribute
Published on May 21, 2024 03:24 AM IST
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Harry Styles and Taylor Russell have broken up after dating for a year: report

Harry Styles and his girlfriend Taylor Russell have reportedly broken up one year after dating

Harry Styles and Taylor Russell have reportedly broken up after dating for a year (harrystyles/Instagram, tayrussell/Instagram)
Published on May 21, 2024 02:57 AM IST
BySumanti Sen

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Duo’s fusion dance in Madrid to Sakal Ban from Heeramandi goes viral. Watch

Published on May 20, 2024 09:12 PM IST

The viral video from Madrid shows women dancing to Sakal Ban from Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Netflix series Heeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar.

The image shows women dancing to Sakal Ban from Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Heeramandi: The Diamond Bazaar.(Instagram/@purnatamohanty)

Delhi man sends 7 kg atta to Zepto founders: ‘Should know what common man faces’

Gajender Yadav told HT.com that he had sent the parcel with nearly-expired flour to the Zepto founders, adding that “they should know what a common man faces”.

Delhi: Nearly-expired flour that a Zepto customer received. (X/@imYadav31)
Updated on May 20, 2024 08:27 PM IST

Billionaire Mukesh Ambani carries Aadhaar card in plastic pouch at polling booth

Lok Sabha Elections 2024: Mukesh Ambani and Nita Ambani, who voted in Mumbai, urged everyone to cast their votes.

Mukesh Ambani (left), Nita Ambani (centre) and Akash Ambani (right). (X/ANI)
Updated on May 20, 2024 06:46 PM IST

Woman shoots her shot at ‘cute’ man on flight, IndiGo reacts

“A decade and counting,” reads the caption to the viral video that shows how two strangers became friends and eventually best friends on an IndiGo flight.

The decade-long friendship between Siddhi Chokhani (left) and Shubham Pille (right) began over a cute note. (Instagram/@siddhicee)
Published on May 20, 2024 06:45 PM IST

Anil Ambani stands in voting queue in Mumbai, chats with other citizens. Watch

Lok Sabha election 2024: Industrialist Anil Ambani was seen standing in line to cast his vote in Mumbai where six seats were electing their MPs.

Anil Ambani in voting line on May 20. (X/@ANI)
Updated on May 20, 2024 05:57 PM IST
ByVrinda Jain
The Economist

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Latest News, Live Updates Today May 21, 2024: ‘Importance of equal treatment…’: US on report describing Muslims in India

Updated on May 21, 2024 05:59 AM IST

Welcome to the live updates platform for Hindustan Times. Follow all the major news updates, headlines and breaking news stories from India and around the world right here. Track the real-time developments of major events for May 21, 2024.

Live live Latest news on May 21, 2024: US State Department spokesperson Matthew Miller (AFP)

‘Importance of equal treatment…’: US on report describing Muslims in India

The US on Monday addressed a recently published news report describing the Muslim community in India.

US State Department spokesperson Matthew Miller (AP)
Published on May 21, 2024 05:59 AM IST
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Pune Porsche deaths: After uproar over bail, accused minor may be tried as adult

Pune police seek to try juvenile as an adult after fatal accident involving prominent builder's son. Family of victims demand stringent punishment.

The minor’s father had bought the silver-grey Porsche this March but the car had not yet been registered as he had not paid the <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>44 lakh road tax on the car. (HT Photo)
Updated on May 21, 2024 04:55 AM IST
ByNadeem Inamdar, Pune

Sambit Patra gaffe on Lord Jagannath triggers a row; Naveen Patnaik condemns it

Sambit Patra later said it was a “slip of tongue” and asked chief minister Naveen Patnaik not to make an issue out of a non-existent issue

BJP leader Sambit Patra (PTI)
Updated on May 21, 2024 04:54 AM IST
ByDebabrata Mohanty

Heatwave alert for 4 days in Delhi, govt tells schools to call early vacations

Delhi sweltered under a heatwave as temperatures soared above 46°C, prompting a red alert extension till Friday and school closures for summer vacations.

A man sprays cold water on his face in Ahmedabad. (REUTERS)
Updated on May 21, 2024 04:53 AM IST
By, New Delhi

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Horoscope Today: Astrological prediction for May 21, 2024

Published on May 21, 2024 01:00 AM IST

Daily horoscope: Are the stars lined up in your favour? Find out the astrological prediction for Aries, Leo, Virgo, and other zodiac signs for May 21, 2024.

Horoscope Today: Astrological prediction for May 21, 2024
ByDr Prem Kumar Sharma, , New Delhi

Men at higher risk of developing problems because of diabetes, study finds

The researchers found that 44 per cent of men experienced a cardiovascular complication, including stroke and heart failure, compared to 31 per cent in women.

The researchers found that diabetic men were 51 per cent more likely to develop heart problems than diabetic women. (Freepik)
Published on May 20, 2024 10:51 PM IST
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Bella Hadid arrives at Cannes Film Festival in a brown Saint Laurent sheer dress

Bella Hadid walked the Cannes Film Festival red carpet in a Saint Laurent dress. The figure-hugging sheer ensemble left little to the imagination.

Bella Hadid attends the Cannes Film Festival in a sheer Saint Laurent dress. (AP, Reuters)
Published on May 20, 2024 10:23 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Nancy Tyagi does it again; unveils second glamorous outfit she made for Cannes

Nancy Tyagi has unveiled her second self-designed look from the Cannes Film Festival. The influencer wore a glamorous saree and backless blouse to an event.

Cannes 2024: Delhi-based influencer Nancy Tyagi unveiled her second glamorous outfit she made for Cannes Film Festival event. (Instagram )
Published on May 20, 2024 08:56 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Jacqueline Fernandez glitters in gold sequin gown for first Cannes appearance

Jacqueline Fernandez made her first appearance at the Cannes Film Festival. She glittered in a gold sequin gown as she walked the red carpet in French Riviera.

Cannes 2024: Jacqueline Fernandez glitters in gold sequin gown for her first appearance on the Cannes Film Festival red carpet. (Instagram)
Published on May 20, 2024 08:02 PM IST
By, New Delhi

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RBSE 12th Result 2024 Live: Rajasthan 12th scores out, direct links here

Updated on May 20, 2024 07:05 PM IST

RBSE 12th Result 2024 Live: Check Rajasthan Board Class 12th results through the direct links. Follow the blog for the latest updates.

live RBSE 12th Result 2024 Live: Direct link to check Rajasthan Class 12 results, check marks here

RBSE 12th Result 2024: Rajasthan Class 12th results declared, direct link inside

The RBSE Class 12 results have been declared. Check/download the marks with direct link given below.

RBSE 12th Result 2024: Rajasthan Class 12th results declared, direct link inside
Updated on May 20, 2024 01:10 PM IST

Maharashtra HSC Result 2024 Latest Updates: MSBSHSE 12th scores on May 21

Maharashtra HSC Result 2024: The MSBSHSE is releasing the Class 12 results on May 21. Check updates here.

live Maharashtra HSC Result 2024: Class 12 scores on May 21. Check the steps to download results when released. (Praful Gangurde/HT file)
Updated on May 21, 2024 05:55 AM IST

JEE Main 2024 paper 2 result out; direct link and toppers' list here

JEE Main 2024 Paper 2 Result 2024: This year, two students each secured 100 percentile marks in BArch and BPlanning papers.

JEE Main 2024 paper 2 result announced on jeemain.nta.ac.in (screenshot of the login window for scorecards)
Updated on May 19, 2024 11:29 AM IST

TS EAMCET Result 2024 Live: TSCHE EAPCET results out, toppers list here

TS EAMCET Result 2024 Live: EAPCET results declared today. Follow the blog for the latest updates.

live TS EAMCET Result 2024 Live: TSCHE EAPCET results declared, toppers list here
Updated on May 18, 2024 08:14 PM IST
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