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‘82% are Hindus’: Kamal Nath defends Shastri after row over Hindu Rashtra remark

Kamal Nath’s statement came a day after RJD leader Shivanand Tiwari said the Madhya Pradesh Congress chief was behaving against the ideology of the INDIA alliance

Madhya Pradesh Congress president Kamal Nath. (File Photo)
Updated on Aug 09, 2023 01:49 PM IST

ED conducts raids on premises linked to Haryana MLA Gopal Kanda

Last month, Kanda was acquitted by a Delhi court of abetting the suicide of a former 23-year-old air hostess

The ED has not shared the details of the searches yet. (ANI Photo)
Updated on Aug 09, 2023 01:31 PM IST

Shimla shocker: 2 accidents involving freight trucks in 24 hours, 4 killed

A couple, Mohan Lal Negi, 52, and Asha Negi, 43, residents of Jubbal in Shimla, who were in one of the cars into which the truck collided, died on the spot.

Locals gather around mangled remains of vehicles after an apple-laden truck reportedly went out of control, hit four vehicles, turned turtle, and crushed two people, in Chhaila area of Shimla district, Wednesday. (PTI)
Updated on Aug 09, 2023 01:26 PM IST
By, Shimla

Uttarakhand: Two children killed after landslide hits Gaurikund; one injured

NS Rajwar, Rudraprayag district disaster management officer said that the family of a labourer from Nepal, Satyaraj’s house was hit by a landslide while they were asleep

The landslide occurred in Gauri village ahead of the helipad in Gaurikund. (HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 09, 2023 01:19 PM IST

Three, including husband, held for killing wife in south Delhi: Police

A man and three others have been arrested by Delhi police for the murder of a woman whose body was found in south Delhi's Fatehpur Beri.

 (Representative Photo)
Updated on Aug 09, 2023 12:40 PM IST

BJP damaging social fabric by bulldozing houses in Nuh: Abhay Chautala

Speaking on the sidelines of the party’s “Parivartan Padyatra” at Karnal, Indian National Lok Dal’s (INLD) Abhay Chautala said, “Under which law were the houses of innocent people bulldozed by the government? If some miscreants forcibly enter the property of an innocent person, it does not mean that the owner of this property is declared as a criminal.”

Indian National Lok Dal’s (INLD) Abhay Chautala said Haryana had witnessed such violence twice, alluding to the 2016 Jat quota agitation, under the BJP-led government’s term. (HT File)
Updated on Aug 09, 2023 11:47 AM IST
By, Karnal

ED attaches flat linked to NewsClick editor-in-chief Prabir Purkayashta

The federal agency is probing money laundering charges against the news portal NewsClick and is expected to file a charge sheet in the matter

A New York Times report claimed NewsClick was part of a network that received funding from American billionaire Neville Roy Singham. (Twitter)
Updated on Aug 09, 2023 11:25 AM IST

Fire breaks out at Gandhi Nagar godown in east Delhi, no injuries reported

According to a fire official, they received a call at 4:07am regarding a fire at a godown and the blaze was brought under control after four hours around 8:30am

For representational purposes only. (AP File Photo)
Updated on Aug 09, 2023 09:48 AM IST

Nine injured as fire breaks out at factory in west Delhi’s Mayapuri

Officials said that those injured are mostly factory workers and that they were receiving treatment at Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital

The fire broke out in the factory where sofa springs are packed. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Aug 09, 2023 09:19 AM IST

Uttarakhand: Two houses collapse in Nainital’s Kathgodam area due to heavy rains

Teams of police and local officials have alerted people living near flooded nallahs and rivers, including Kalsiya Nallah, Rakisiya, Gaula river, Bhakhra river, Sher Nallah and Surya Nallah

The flooded Kalsiya Nallah in Kathgodam, Nainital district. (Image sourced from Twitter)
Updated on Aug 09, 2023 09:14 AM IST

UT revises ground rent of vacant land, parade ground

As per the notification issued, the rent of all vacant lands, open spaces or reserve lands, falling under the jurisdiction of the UT administration, has increased to ₹ 3,000 per day from ₹1,000 per day. The refundable security has also been hiked to ₹7,000

The rent of Parade Ground, Sector 17, which was earlier <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>40,000 per day is increased to <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>60,000 per day. (HT)
Updated on Aug 09, 2023 02:06 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Chandigarh to acquire land for Railway under bridge at Raipur Kalan

According to the notification issued by the administration, the SIA is required to be carried out in consultation with the municipal corporation (MC) and landowners in the affected areas in view of the provisions of the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (Social Impact Assessment and Consent) Rules 2014

Administration will acquire 0.74 acres of land of Raipur Kalan village for the construction of the RUB. (HT)
Updated on Aug 09, 2023 02:02 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

P’kula club owner approaches police over threat calls

A zero first information report under Sections 386 (extortion by putting a person in fear of death or grievous hurt), 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation) of Indian Penal Code was registered in police station of Sector 7, Panchkula, and the same was forwarded to Mohali police

The caller, who claimed to be gangster Goldy Brar from Canada, said that he has details of Sharma as well as his family. (HT)
Updated on Aug 09, 2023 01:54 AM IST
By, Panchkula

Seeking regularisation, two ‘motivator workers’ climb atop water tank in Mohali

The employees, who were also carrying a bottle of fuel in their hand, refused remained atop the water tank for almost seven hours, demanding regularisation of jobs

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Updated on Aug 09, 2023 01:51 AM IST
By, Mohali

Citizens to take out march to raise civic concerns

Citizens will be highlighting civic issues before the municipal commissioner on Wednesday under the initiative ‘Chalo PMC’

Citizens will be highlighting civic issues, including traffic jams, before the municipal commissioner on Wednesday under the initiative ‘Chalo PMC’. ((PIC FOR REPRESENTATION))
Updated on Aug 09, 2023 01:20 AM IST

Murder bid on dera follower: Faridkot police get 2-day custody of Lawrence Bishnoi’s aide Brar

Faridkot police presented Brar in the court of judicial magistrate Ajaypal Singh after his three-day remand in an extortion case ended on Tuesday.

Faridkot police presented Brar in the court of judicial magistrate Ajaypal Singh after his three-day remand in an extortion case ended on Tuesday.
Updated on Aug 09, 2023 01:03 AM IST
By, Faridkot

Relief as Ganga, Yamuna come below danger mark in Prayagraj

The rising trend was after 90,000 cusecs of water were released from the Bariapur barrage in Madhya Pradesh.

The Ganga receded by 8 cm at Phaphamau and Chhatnag between 12 pm and 4 pm. (HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 09, 2023 01:01 AM IST
By, Prayagraj

38,000 gender violence offenders identified in over 2 weeks

A little over 33,000 were counselled and issued warnings; cases were lodged and investigation was pursued on complaints against 1,119 such anti-social elements.

Along with Lucknow, Amethi also performed well in investigation of cases of gender-based violence.
Updated on Aug 09, 2023 12:57 AM IST
By, Lucknow

I-Day will be celebrated by saluting soil and worshipping heroes, says Yogi

The CM said after setting a record last year by hoisting six crore national flags under ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign, this year also the national flag should be hoisted at every residence, every business establishment, industrial units, government and non-government buildings

chief minister Yogi Adityanath. (File Photo)
Updated on Aug 09, 2023 12:54 AM IST

Central team assess flood damage in Mohali, Patiala & Sangrur districts in Punjab

An inter-ministerial Central team visited flood-affected areas in Punjab to assess the damage caused by recent floods and gather information from local officials and farmers. The Punjab government had requested the Centre's intervention to compensate farmers for the loss of crops. The team will submit a report to the Union government for appropriate action to be taken.

The team led by NDMA advisor will be in Rupnagar and Jalandhar on Wednesday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 09, 2023 12:52 AM IST
By, Mohali/patiala/sangrur

NCP chief Sharad Pawar removes Kerala MLA

NCP chief Sharad Pawar removes MLA Thomas K Thomas from the party's working committee in Kerala for "serious indiscipline" and making irresponsible allegations.

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar said in a letter that MLA Thomas K Thomas was removed from the party’s working committee for discrediting the party in public and making irresponsible allegations against the leadership. (PTI)
Updated on Aug 09, 2023 12:51 AM IST

Stay united, take NDA performance to voters, Modi exhorts Maharashtra MPs

Almost all MPs from Maharashtra's ruling NDA coalition – BJP, Shinde Sena, and the NCP's Ajit Pawar faction – attended the meeting on Tuesday evening.

The meeting was attended by union home minister Amit Shah, road transport minister Nitin Gadkari and minister of state for social justice Ramdas Athawale. Gadkari spoke about the performance of the Modi government and the projects implemented in Maharashtra and in the country. Sunil Tatkare and Praful Patel from the Ajit Pawar faction of the NCP also attended the meeting. (Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 09, 2023 12:50 AM IST

13,155 cybercrime cases registered in U.P. since 2022: Govt

The Uttar Pradesh government has taken legal action against 7,570 cyber criminals, recovering ₹90 crore from them in over a year. 13,155 cybercrime cases were registered between 2022 and March 2023, with charge sheets filed in 4,372 cases and final reports in 4,606. The state government is actively dealing with cybercrime and has seen a decline in crime rates since the Yogi Adityanath government took office.

Khanna said the state government was proactively dealing with cases of cybercrime in the state. He said the Yogi government has adopted zero tolerance policy against crimes, including cyber offences. (For representation)
Updated on Aug 09, 2023 12:49 AM IST
By, Lucknow

Dapoli resort case: Lokayukta disposes of Somaiya’s complaint against Parab

Citing Lokayukta order, Parab on Tuesday said this has exposed Somaiya and proved that the complaint was politically motivated. Parab said that he has got a clean chit in the complaints filed by BJP leader Kirit Somaiya

Mumbai, India - Aug 08, 2023 : Shivsena ( Uddhav Balasaheb Thackrey ) & Adv Anil Parab taking a Press Conference at Bandra, in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, Aug 08, 2023. (Photo by Vijay Bate/HT Photo) (Hindustan Times)
Updated on Aug 09, 2023 12:45 AM IST

Man arrested for circulating derogatory video about Shivaji Maharaj

A 25-year-old man was arrested in Mumbai for circulating a derogatory video about Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. The video was edited from the movie Tanhaji.

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Updated on Aug 09, 2023 12:43 AM IST

No-confidence motion: Rahul Gandhi’s decision to not initiate debate stirs row

Gandhi's last-minute decision not to initiate the no-confidence debate led to a verbal spat between the govt and the Oppn alliance in the Lok Sabha.

Congress MP Rahul Gandhi during the debate on Motion of no-confidence in the Lok Sabha in the ongoing Monsoon session. (PTI)
Updated on Aug 09, 2023 12:39 AM IST

Soon, students of government-run schools will be served multigrain foods

The eight-member committee headed by celebrity chef Vishnu Manohar submitted a report to the state education minister. “To get good quality of food, the government must increase the remuneration of the person or organisations appointed to prepare midday meals,” the report stated

This is the first time the school education department constituted such a committee whose main aim was to incorporate millet and other nutrients in a child’s diet. The committee also suggested that food items be prepared in sunflower oil instead of soybean oil, and four types of grains must be included in the multigrain parathas. (HT Archive)
Updated on Aug 09, 2023 12:39 AM IST

To check crime, Baghpat village gets CCTV cameras

Village pradhan Ashish Sharma spent money from his own pocket for installation of 14 CCTV cameras for villagers’ security. Order for 8 more cameras has been placed.

The entire village felt proud after becoming the first gram panchayat where CCTV cameras had been installed, with the control room in the panchayat ghar, said the village pradhan. (Pic for representation)
Updated on Aug 09, 2023 12:39 AM IST

Body of third fisherman found at Versova Chowpatty

The body of a third fisherman who went missing after a boat capsized off the Versova coast in Mumbai was found dead at Versova Chowpatty.

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Updated on Aug 09, 2023 12:35 AM IST

Independence Day security review: Ensure arrangements, Punjab DGP tells force

Independence Day: A meeting of four districts of Patiala Range — Patiala, Malerkotla, Sangrur and Barnala — was held in Patiala.

Punjab DGP Gaurav Yadav addresses a meeting with senior police officers of various districts of Punjab over security arrangements ahead of Independence Day in Patiala on Tuesday. (ANI)
Updated on Aug 09, 2023 09:09 AM IST
By, Patiala
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