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  • Apr 10, 2022 11:52 PM IST

    Group of JNU students reach Vasant Kunj police station amid Left-ABVP scuffle

  • Apr 10, 2022 11:21 PM IST

    Stones pelted on Ram Navami procession in Bengal’s Bankura, claims Union minister

    “Stones were pelted on the Ram Navami procession in Bankura today. It was done politically. They pelted stones at my car. I appeal to the police to identify and arrest the accused,” said Union Minister Dr Subhash Sarkar in Kolkata.

  • Apr 10, 2022 10:33 PM IST

    JNU: Left, ABVP trade charges as students clash over non-veg food on Ram Navami

    Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union (JNUSU) president Aishe Ghosh on Sunday accused Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) members of stopping students from eating non-vegetarian food on campus and indulging in violence. Read more

  • Apr 10, 2022 10:12 PM IST

    2 killed and 10 wounded in Cedar Rapids nightclub shooting

    Gunfire at a Cedar Rapids nightclub left two people dead and 10 wounded early Sunday, news agency AP quoted authorities as saying. Police said in a news release that the shooting happened shortly before 1:30am at the Taboo Nightclub and Lounge, and that officers who were patrolling downtown were able to respond quickly.

  • Apr 10, 2022 08:53 PM IST

    Rajnath Singh arrives in Washington 

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh arrived in Washington DC on Sunday as part of his five-day US visit which includes the India-US 2 2 ministerial dialogue. Rajnath will be in the US from April 10 to April 15 to hold talks with US leadership on ways to deepen the India-US strategic partnership.

  • Apr 10, 2022 08:17 PM IST

    Two policemen killed in attack in Pak’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

    Two policemen were killed after unknown people attacked them in the Bannu district of Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Friday night, reported local media. According to an official, a contingent of police launched a search for the attackers following the incident, reported the Dawn newspaper.

  • Apr 10, 2022 07:44 PM IST

    People in Colombo continue protests against Sri Lankan govt 

    People in Colombo continue to protest against Sri Lanka government as the country faces economic crisis.

  • Apr 10, 2022 06:17 PM IST

    Yechury re-elected as CPI(M) General Secy

    Senior CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury was re-elected as the General Secretary of the party for the third consecutive time here on Sunday. 

  • Apr 10, 2022 05:36 PM IST

    Terror funding case: J&K probe agency carries out raids to probe Pak-based LeT operative’s assistance to its associates in India

    The Jammu and Kashmir Police’s State Investigation Agency carried out raids at multiple locations in connection with terror fund assistance by a Lashkar-e-Toiba mastermind based in Pakistan to associates across India, police officials told ANI. Technical evidences and banking transactions have established the identifications of 3 people and locations in Delhi, one person and location in Faridabad and two locations and persons in Anantnag, police added

  • Apr 10, 2022 04:45 PM IST

    Congress expels Ex MLA from primary membership of party for ‘anti-party activities’

    Congress has expelled former MLA Surjit Singh Dhiman, who questioned the appointment of Amarinder Singh Raja Warring as the PCC President.

  • Apr 10, 2022 03:39 PM IST

    216 terrorists killed in Jammu and Kashmir since January last year: Lt Gen D P Pandey

    216 terrorists killed in Jammu and Kashmir since January last year: news agency PTI reports Lt Gen D P Pandey of Army’s Chinar Corps

  • Apr 10, 2022 03:06 PM IST

    Supertech twin towers demolition: Noida authority carries out test blast

    Edifice Engineering and Jet Demolitions, which have been roped in by the Noida authority to demolish the illegally built Supertech twin towers, successfully carried out a test blast on Sunday afternoon. The test blast was carried out around 2.30 pm in the society in Noida’s sector 93-A. Read more

  • Apr 10, 2022 02:23 PM IST

    Shehbaz Sharif chosen as Pak PM candidate after Imran Khan’s exit

    The opposition parties have nominated Shehbaz Sharif of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz as their joint candidate for the prime minister’s election, scheduled on Monday (11th April): Pakistan’s ARY News

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  • Apr 10, 2022 01:34 PM IST

    CPI(M) leader M C Josephine dies at 77

    CPI(M) leader M C Josephine died aged 77 a day after she collapsed at the party congress in Kannur. The central committee member had a cardiac arrest and was rushed to AKG hospital on Saturday.

  • Apr 10, 2022 01:04 PM IST

    PM Modi addresses 14th Foundation Day celebration at Umiya Mata Temple in Junagadh

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is addressing the 14th Foundation Day celebration at Umiya Mata Temple in Junagadh, Gujarat.

  • Apr 10, 2022 12:07 PM IST

    Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc wins Australian Grand Prix

    Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc won the Australian Grand Prix, his second win of 2022. Red Bull’s Sergio Perez took the second spot, followed by Mercedes’s George Russell. 

  • Apr 10, 2022 11:58 AM IST

    Fire breaks out at a banquet hall in Delhi’s Peeragarhi Chowk

    A fire broke out at a banquet hall in Peeragarhi Chowk, reported news agency ANI. Seven fire tenders have rushed to the site and no casualties have been reported yet.

  • Apr 10, 2022 10:59 AM IST

    One terrorist neutralised in Srinagar encounter

    One terrorist was neutralised in an encounter that broke out near Bishamber Nagar in Srinagar. The terrorist was involved in a recent attack on CRPF personnel, IGP Kashmir said.

  • Apr 10, 2022 10:32 AM IST

    Amit Shah inaugurates India-Pak border viewing point in Nadabet

    Union Home minister Amit Shah inaugurated the border viewing point on the India-Pakistan international boundary in Nadabet in Gujarat’s Banaskantha district. The viewing point has been made on the lines of the one at the Wagah border in Punjab.

  • Apr 10, 2022 09:45 AM IST

    India’s cumulative Covid-19 vaccination coverage exceeds 185.70 crore

    India’s cumulative Covid-19 vaccination coverage exceeds 185.70 Crore. Over 2.21 Cr vaccine doses have been administered for the age group 12-14 years so far, according to the government data.

  • Apr 10, 2022 08:48 AM IST

    India reports 1,054 new cases, 29 deaths 

    India witnessed 8.3% drop in Covid cases compared to yesterday with 1,054 new infections, 29 deaths.

  • Apr 10, 2022 08:09 AM IST

    Raj Thackrey’s MNS to play Hanuman Chalisa on loudspeaker outside Shiv Sena Bhawan

    The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) has announced to put a loudspeaker outside Shiv Sena Party HQ ‘Shiv Sena Bhawan’ in Mumbai and play Hanuman Chalisa on it today on the occasion of Ram Navami.

  • Apr 10, 2022 07:40 AM IST

    4.9-magnitude earthquake hit Nicobar islands

    An earthquake of magnitude 4.9 on the Richter Scale hit the Nicobar Islands at 7.02am today, according to the National Center for Seismology (NCS).

Manipur Congress opposes move to make Hindi a compulsory subject in Northeast

At the 37th meeting of the Parliamentary Official Language Committee in New Delhi on Thursday, Union home minister Amit Shah said that Hindi would be made compulsory up to Class 10 in the eight north-eastern states.

Congress party in Manipur on Sunday strongly opposed the move to make Hindi a compulsory subject in Northeast. (SOURCED.)

Congress party in Manipur on Sunday strongly opposed the move to make Hindi a compulsory subject in Northeast. (SOURCED.)

Published on Apr 11, 2022 12:38 AM IST

Raids held in J&K, Delhi, Haryana in terror funding case

Jammu & Kashmir’s State Investigation Agency (SIA) on Sunday carried out raids at multiple locations in Delhi, Haryana and J&K in connection with a terror funding case, an official privy to the developments said.

Multiple raids were held in Delhi, J&K and Haryana in connection with a terror funding case.

Multiple raids were held in Delhi, J&K and Haryana in connection with a terror funding case.

Published on Apr 11, 2022 12:20 AM IST

Supreme Court to hear plea on Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act

The plea in Supreme Court contended that the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act was passed by both houses of Parliament in a “controversial” manner.

Several petitions challenging Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act were filed in the Supreme Court in 2014 and they are pending. (HT Photo)

Several petitions challenging Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act were filed in the Supreme Court in 2014 and they are pending. (HT Photo)

Published on Apr 11, 2022 12:19 AM IST

ByPress Trust of India, New Delhi

Modi, Biden to speak ahead of key 2+2 dialogue

The virtual meeting and the dialogue comes in the backdrop of differences between the American and Indian positions on the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Joe Biden will hold a virtual meeting on Monday, April 11. (HT PHOTO.)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Joe Biden will hold a virtual meeting on Monday, April 11. (HT PHOTO.)

Updated on Apr 11, 2022 12:54 AM IST

Interim deal with Australia to boost business synergy

Goyal said a separate India and Australia investment agreement is possible, but the same will be negotiated by the Union finance ministry.

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison.(Reuters / File)

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison.(Reuters / File)

Updated on Apr 11, 2022 01:19 AM IST

ByRajeev Jayaswal, Melbourne/sydney/perth

Bihar cop pushes for settlement in minor’s rape case, suspended

A police officer has been suspended for failing to file a complaint in the rape case of a minor in Bagaha town of West Champaran district in Bihar, and favouring a settlement of the case through an agreement among the villagers.

According to the survivor, the accused had sexually abused her multiple times over the past 5-6 months. (Representational)

According to the survivor, the accused had sexually abused her multiple times over the past 5-6 months. (Representational)

Published on Apr 11, 2022 12:17 AM IST

Congress leaders want action on Thomas for participation in CPI (M) seminar

Congress MP from Kerala K Muraleedharan said it was wrong on the part of Thomas to disobey the party directive not to attend the CPI (M) event.

Congress leaders Shashi Tharoor and KV Thomas were invited by the CPI(M) to attend the seminar on Centre-State relations as part of its 23rd Party Congress which commenced on April 6 and concluded on Sunday. (HT Archives)

Congress leaders Shashi Tharoor and KV Thomas were invited by the CPI(M) to attend the seminar on Centre-State relations as part of its 23rd Party Congress which commenced on April 6 and concluded on Sunday. (HT Archives)

Published on Apr 11, 2022 12:17 AM IST

ByPress Trust of India, Thiruvananthapuram

Boosters for all begin, 10k under 60 get jabs

India started offering booster doses of Covid-19 vaccine to people between the age of 18 and 60 years as the latest phase of the country’s immunisation drive kicked off on Sunday, even as the first day saw a relatively slow start with only around 10,000 beneficiaries in this age group having taken the third shot till 5

HT Image

HT Image

Published on Apr 11, 2022 12:17 AM IST

Pak lawmakers set to vote in Shehbaz today

Sharif has a more friendly relationship with the powerful military and has served as a go-between for the PML-N and the army in the past.

Shehbaz Sharif, to be Pakistan Prime Minister.(Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Shehbaz Sharif, to be Pakistan Prime Minister.(Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Updated on Apr 11, 2022 12:46 AM IST

Kejriwal targets BJP, says Gujarat’s education system is now crumbling

In the run up to the assembly elections in Gujarat, AAP national convenor Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday accused the BJP of failing to provide good education in the state.

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday accused the BJP of failing to provide good education in the state. (File)

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday accused the BJP of failing to provide good education in the state. (File)

Published on Apr 11, 2022 12:14 AM IST

Elephant deaths: Madras high court judges inspect rail tracks in Tamil Nadu

Madras high court Justices R Subramanian, N Sathish Kumar and G K Ilanthiraiyan inspected the tracks between Ettimadai on the outskirts and Walayar in Kerala, where 24 elephants were killed in the last three and half decades and 11 in the last 14 years.

Madras high court judges inspected the locations and tracks where elephants were run over by trains, honeybee alarm system, site for hanging solar fencing proposed by the Railways and existing ramps across the tracks for elephant crossing (HT file)

Madras high court judges inspected the locations and tracks where elephants were run over by trains, honeybee alarm system, site for hanging solar fencing proposed by the Railways and existing ramps across the tracks for elephant crossing (HT file)

Published on Apr 11, 2022 12:13 AM IST

ByPress Trust of India, Coimbatore

Parties vie to emerge as alternative to TRS in Telangana ahead of assembly elections

At least half a dozen parties, including the two major national parties — the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party — have already plunged into action to campaign against the TRS government in Telangana led by chief minister (CM) K Chandrasekhar Rao for the assembly elections

The race to the Telangana assembly elections seems to have already heated up with several political parties vying with one another to emerge as a potential alternative to the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS). (HT Photo)

The race to the Telangana assembly elections seems to have already heated up with several political parties vying with one another to emerge as a potential alternative to the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS). (HT Photo)

Published on Apr 11, 2022 12:12 AM IST

Yechury re-elected CPI(M) general secy for third term

Yechury’s reappointment as CPI M general secretary in Kannur came at a time the party is facing a stiff challenge at the national level, with its strength reducing considerably in some of its erstwhile forts like West Bengal and Tripura.

Sitaram Yechury was re-elected as general secretary of Communist Party of India (Marxist) as the four-day 23rd party congress in Kannur concluded on Sunday. (Agencies)

Sitaram Yechury was re-elected as general secretary of Communist Party of India (Marxist) as the four-day 23rd party congress in Kannur concluded on Sunday. (Agencies)

Published on Apr 11, 2022 12:12 AM IST

11 ministers retained in Jagan cabinet revamp, 14 new faces

The Andhra Pradesh CM Jagan Mohan Redddy’s new cabinet includes 11 members from the previous cabinet dissolved on April 7, besides 14 fresh faces

The cabinet list was announced on Sunday by YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) president and Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy, even as the discussions to finalise the names, balancing caste and regional equations, went on till the last minute, said an official privy to the matter. (ANI)

The cabinet list was announced on Sunday by YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) president and Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy, even as the discussions to finalise the names, balancing caste and regional equations, went on till the last minute, said an official privy to the matter. (ANI)

Published on Apr 11, 2022 12:11 AM IST

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