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  • Feb 28, 2022 11:10 PM IST

    Delhi Police arrests one for creating fake Insta accounts and posting nude images of women

    Delhi Police DCP (IFSO) KPS Malhotra said on Monday that one Mohit Sharma, an engineering/MBA graduate has been held for allegedly creating fake Instagram accounts and posting nude pictures of women, ANI reported.

  • Feb 28, 2022 09:16 PM IST

    Delhi logs 258 new Covid-19 cases on Monday

    Delhi logs 258 new Covid-19 cases on Monday, and zero deaths. Positivity rate stands at 0.71 per cent, according to health bulletin data.

  • Feb 28, 2022 07:32 PM IST

    Delhi govt orders discontinuation of discounts on MRP of liquor

    Delhi government on Monday announced in a fresh statement that it has discontinued discounts on MRP of liquor.

  • Feb 28, 2022 07:22 PM IST

    Maharashtra reports 407 new Covid-19 cases, 4 deaths

    Maharashtra reports 407 new Covid-19 cases on Monday, and four deaths. The total caseload of the state now stands at 7,865,705. In Mumbai, 73 fresh cases were logged in the last 24 hours. No new Omicron case has been recorded.

  • Feb 28, 2022 05:52 PM IST

    India’s GDP climbs 5.4% in October-December quarter of 2021-22

    India’s GDP climbs 5.4% in October-December quarter of 2021-22.

  • Feb 28, 2022 05:28 PM IST

    AMUL increases milk price by 2, will come into effect from March 1

    AMUL has increased the price of milk by 2. The prices will come into effect from March 1, reports ANI.

  • Feb 28, 2022 04:25 PM IST

    Maharashtra security corp MD Sanjay Pandey is new Mumbai top cop

    Managing director of Maharashtra State Security Corporation, Sanjay Pandey has been appointed as the Mumbai Police Commissioner. The current Mumbai top cop Hemant Nagrale has been appointed as the MS of the corporation.

  • Feb 28, 2022 03:27 PM IST

    North East Delhi Violence: HC issues notice to prominent politicians, others over alleged hate speech 

    The Delhi HC on Monday issued notices to several prominent politicians in connection with the north east Delhi violence and alleged hate speeches of political leaders, reports ANI.

  • Feb 28, 2022 02:58 PM IST

    Fire breaks out in  NG Royal Park area in Kanjurmarg of Mumbai

  • Feb 28, 2022 02:16 PM IST

    Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik brought back to ED office

    Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik was brought back to the Enforcement Directorate office on Monday after he was discharged from JJ hospital in Mumbai. 

  • Feb 28, 2022 01:46 PM IST

    Delhi riots: Politicians get court notices over cases against them

    The Delhi high court on Monday issued notices to several politicians including Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi, Sonia Gandhi and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders Kapil Mishra and Pravesh Verma over the cases registered against them  in the Delhi riots. 

  • Feb 28, 2022 01:24 PM IST

    India to play major role in 5th session of UN Environment Assembly: Minister 

    Union environment minister Bhupendra Yadav said on Monday that India will play a major role in the fifth session of the United Nations Environment Assembly. 

  • Feb 28, 2022 12:47 PM IST

    AIADMK protests against arrest for former Tamil Nadu minister

    The AIADMK on Monday launched protests against the arrest of its leader and former Tamil Nadu minister D Jayakumar. 

  • Feb 28, 2022 11:40 AM IST

    Supertech’s twin storey towers to be demolished by May 22: Noida authorities tell Supreme Court

    Noida authorities told the Supreme Court on Monday that Supertech’s twin storey towers will be demolished by May 22. 

  • Feb 28, 2022 11:04 AM IST

    Around 11 crore farmers benefited from Atmanirbhar package, says Tomar

    Union agricultural minister Narendra Singh Tomar said on Monday that around 11 crore farmers in the country benefited from the Centre’s Atmanirbhar package.

  • Feb 28, 2022 10:40 AM IST

    PM GatiShakti will help Indian exports and make MSMEs globally competitive: Modi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while DPIIT stakeholders’ meeting on GatiShakti on Monday, said that the GatiShakti plan will help Indian exports and make the country’s MSMEs globally competitive. 

  • Feb 28, 2022 10:09 AM IST

    Schools, colleges reopen in Shivamogga after Bajrang Dal activist’s murder

    Schools, colleges reopened in Karnataka’s Shivamogga after the murder of Bajrang Dal actvist Harsha. 

  • Feb 28, 2022 09:41 AM IST

    West Bengal civic polls: BJP workers clash with police in Balurghat

  • Feb 28, 2022 09:23 AM IST

    Markets open in Red: Sensex drops by over 640 points to 55,214, Nifty trades at 16,473

    In the opening session, Sensex dropped by more than 640 poinst to 55,214 while Nifty was trading at 16,473.

  • Feb 28, 2022 08:58 AM IST

    India’s daily Covid tally drops below 10k with 8,013 new cases

    India’s daily tally of Covid-19 went below the 10,000-mark on Monday after 8,013 infections were added in the last 24 hours, according to the Union health minsitry’s dashboard. 

  • Feb 28, 2022 08:51 AM IST

    Maharashtra’s Thane adds 43 new Covid-19 cases, 1 more death

    Thane district’s caseload of Covid-19 climbed to 7,08,280 after 43 new infections were added in the last 24 hours. With one more patient sucumbbing to the viral disease, the total deaths in the district are at 11,875. 

  • Feb 28, 2022 08:06 AM IST

    Jammu-Srinagar national highway blocked at Dewal due to landslide

    The Jammu and Kashmir traffic police said on Monday that Jammu-Srinagar national highway has been blocked at Dewal due to a landslide. 

  • Feb 28, 2022 07:35 AM IST

    Delhi likely to see partly cloudy sky today

    The national capital is likely to see partly cloud sky on Monday and the minimum temperature is expected to be at 11 degree Celsius, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD). 

  • Feb 28, 2022 07:28 AM IST

    Voting begins for phase 1 of Manipur elections

    Voting has started for the first phase of elections in Manipur. 

  • Feb 28, 2022 06:56 AM IST

    Delhi to lift all Covid-19 curbs from today

    The Delhi government will on Monday lift all Covid-19 related restrictions amid a decline in daily infections in the national capital.

  • Feb 28, 2022 06:22 AM IST

    PM Modi to address DPIIT stakeholders’ meeting on GatiShakti

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Monday address participants on the vision of GatiShakti. The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) will chart out a strategy for enhancing the country’s logistics efficiency to carry forward the momentum on the GatiShakti plan. 

  • Feb 28, 2022 06:19 AM IST

    Belarus detains over 500 at Russia invasion protests

    More than 500 people were detained in Belarus on Sunday for protesting Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, according to a human rights group. The demonstrations against the war spanned at least 12 cities.  

Telangana budget session to begin without governor address

A CMO spokesman said the state cabinet to be chaired by chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao would be held at his camp office Pragati Bhavan at 5pm on March 6 to approve the state budget

K Chandrasekhar Rao

K Chandrasekhar Rao

Published on Mar 01, 2022 12:12 AM IST

Police exhume body of Bengal student activist Anis Khan for second autopsy

Kolkata: West Bengal Police on Monday exhumed the body of student leader Anis Khan for a second post-mortem on orders by the Calcutta high court, nine days after the 27-year-old was brutally murdered on the outskirts of Kolkata

Police exhume body of Bengal student activist Anis Khan for second autopsy

Police exhume body of Bengal student activist Anis Khan for second autopsy

Published on Mar 01, 2022 12:11 AM IST

Police hunt for rape accused TRS leader

The TRS on Monday announced that Khan was expelled from the primary membership of the party for his alleged sexual assault on the minor girl.

The police in Telangana’s Nirmal district have launched a manhunt for vice chairman of Nirmal municipality Sheik Sajid Khan, who allegedly raped 15-year-old minor girl a few days ago. (ANI)

The police in Telangana’s Nirmal district have launched a manhunt for vice chairman of Nirmal municipality Sheik Sajid Khan, who allegedly raped 15-year-old minor girl a few days ago. (ANI)

Published on Mar 01, 2022 12:10 AM IST

Jharkhand boat tragedy: Six more bodies found, toll rises to 14

Jharkhand boat tragedy: Chief minister Hemant Soren, during the day, announced an ex gratia of 4 lakh each to the next of kin of those who lost their lives in the accident. The toll rose to 14 on Monday.

Rescue operation underway after boat capsized, in Jamtara on Friday. (ANI)

Rescue operation underway after boat capsized, in Jamtara on Friday. (ANI)

Published on Mar 01, 2022 12:10 AM IST

ByHT Correspondent, Ranchi

Key Opposition leaders share stage at CM Stalin’s book launch in Tamil Nadu

Chennai: The release of the autobiography of Tamil Nadu chief minister and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam president M K Stalin, by Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in Chennai turned into another opportunity to attempt to forge a united front against the Bharatiya Janata Party, with Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan (of the CPI), RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav, and National Conference leader Omar Abdullah in attendance — although West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee and Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekar Rao gave the event a miss

Opposition leaders share the stage in Chennai on Monday. (ANI)

Opposition leaders share the stage in Chennai on Monday. (ANI)

Updated on Mar 01, 2022 12:09 AM IST

AIADMK protests over ex-minister’s arrest

The Chennai police had arrested Jayakumar on February 21 on charges of assaulting and disrobing a DMK worker during the polls.

The AIADMK had alleged that the man had indulged in fake voting at a polling booth. (PTI)

The AIADMK had alleged that the man had indulged in fake voting at a polling booth. (PTI)

Published on Mar 01, 2022 12:08 AM IST

Telugu students shudder with fear over reports of Nuclear attack in Ukraine

It is not the sub-zero temperature, but the fear of a nuclear attack by the Russian troops, that is sending chills down the spines of Telugu students taking shelters in the bunkers in war-torn Ukraine

Activists of the All India Peace and Solidarity Organisation hold banners and light candles in Hyderabad on Monday, in support of world peace following the Russian invasion in Ukraine. (AFP)

Activists of the All India Peace and Solidarity Organisation hold banners and light candles in Hyderabad on Monday, in support of world peace following the Russian invasion in Ukraine. (AFP)

Updated on Mar 01, 2022 12:07 AM IST

Key Oppn leaders share stage with Stalin at event

The release of the autobiography of Tamil Nadu chief minister and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam president M K Stalin, by Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in Chennai turned into another opportunity to attempt to forge a united front against the Bharatiya Janata Party, with Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan (of the CPI), RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav, and National Conference leader Omar Abdullah in attendance — although West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee and Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekar Rao gave the event a miss

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi releases Tamil Nadu chief minister M.K. Stalin’s autobiography ‘Ungalil Oruvan in Chennai on Monady. Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Rashtriya Lok Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav are present at the function. (PTI)

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi releases Tamil Nadu chief minister M.K. Stalin’s autobiography ‘Ungalil Oruvan in Chennai on Monady. Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Rashtriya Lok Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav are present at the function. (PTI)

Published on Mar 01, 2022 12:04 AM IST

Putin alone can give assurance for safety of Indians, says Ukraine envoy

Brushing aside reports of mistreatment and discrimination against Indians trying to flee the war-torn country, Ukraine envoy Igor Polikha emphasised the need for discipline and calm at border check points to ensure the orderly exit of all foreigners

Ukraine envoy Igor Polikha

Ukraine envoy Igor Polikha

Published on Mar 01, 2022 12:03 AM IST

India to dispatch aid for Ukraine, bolsters its evacuation efforts

The situation on the ground continues to be “complex and fluid”, though Indian authorities were able to accelerate the evacuation process since Sunday, external affairs ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi told a special media briefing.

India will send aid, including medicines, in line with a request made by the Ukrainian envoy. (REUTERS)

India will send aid, including medicines, in line with a request made by the Ukrainian envoy. (REUTERS)

Updated on Mar 01, 2022 12:15 AM IST

Karnataka: Gadkari lays foundation for five highways

The five projects are: Belagavi-Sankeshwar bypass, Sankeshwar bypass up to Maharashtra border, Chorla-Jamboki-Belagavi, Vijayapura-Muragundi (NH 548B) and Siddapura-Vijayapura (NH 561A).

Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari asked Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai, who was present on the dais, to speed up acquisition of land to take up new projects. (PTI)

Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari asked Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai, who was present on the dais, to speed up acquisition of land to take up new projects. (PTI)

Published on Mar 01, 2022 12:01 AM IST

ByPress Trust of India, Belagavi

Congress acts like it is Muslims’ kin, says minister Eshwarappa

Eshwarappa also slammed Opposition leader Siddaramaiah for asking him to give up his seat for Harsha’s family.

Minister KS Eshwarappa is already under fire for his controversial comment about replacing the national flag with a saffron one, and leading the funeral procession of Harsha Jingade, a Bajrang Dal worker killed in Shivamogga, which led to communal riots in the district last Monday. (PTI)

Minister KS Eshwarappa is already under fire for his controversial comment about replacing the national flag with a saffron one, and leading the funeral procession of Harsha Jingade, a Bajrang Dal worker killed in Shivamogga, which led to communal riots in the district last Monday. (PTI)

Published on Feb 28, 2022 11:59 PM IST

Amid row, case lodged against ABVP leader

Social media platform Twitter erupted on Friday after several verified users shared and condemned videos of ABVP leader Pooja Veerashetty allegedly calling for open violence against Muslims, particularly the six students opposing the hijab ban.

HD Ananda Kumar, superintendent of Vijayapura police, said cases have been filed under sections 295 A (deliberate and malicious acts, intended to outrage religious feelings), 504 (insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace) and 506 (criminal Intimidation). (Representative Photo)

HD Ananda Kumar, superintendent of Vijayapura police, said cases have been filed under sections 295 A (deliberate and malicious acts, intended to outrage religious feelings), 504 (insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace) and 506 (criminal Intimidation). (Representative Photo)

Published on Feb 28, 2022 11:58 PM IST

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