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  • Jul 01, 2022 10:58 PM IST

    Uddhav Thackeray removes Eknath Shinde as leader of Shiv Sena

    Uddhav Thackeray removes Eknath Shinde as leader of Shiv Sena, day after latter took oath as Maharashtra CM.

  • Jul 01, 2022 10:44 PM IST

    Opposition presidential candidate Yashwant Sinha said on Maharashtra

    Yashwant Sinha, the opposition’s joint candidate for presidential polls, called the political developments in Maharashtra ‘a dangerous hunger for power’.

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  • Jul 01, 2022 10:33 PM IST

    Maharashtra records 3,249 new coronavirus cases, 4 deaths

    Maharashtra on Friday recorded 3,249 fresh coronavirus cases, nearly 400 less than a day ago, and four more deaths linked to the infection, the state health department said.

  • Jul 01, 2022 10:16 PM IST

    Sanjay Raut leaves ED office after over 9.5 hours of questioning

  • Jul 01, 2022 09:32 PM IST

    At UN meet, India red flags erosion of rights of women, girls in Afghanistan

    United Nations human rights chief Michelle Bachelet has asked the Taliban to respect the rights of women and girls in Afghanistan and set a firm date to reopen schools for girls.

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  • Jul 01, 2022 09:29 PM IST

    Don’t shift metro car shed project back to Aarey Colony, urges Uddhav to new govt

    Former Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray urges new government in state not to go ahead with its plan of building Metro car shed in Aarey Colony area of Mumbai, reports PTI.

  • Jul 01, 2022 09:07 PM IST

    Nupur Sharma’s statement taken last week: Delhi Police after SC’s observations

    Earlier in the day, the Supreme Court refused to entertain a plea filed by Nupur Sharma which sought the clubbing of multiple FIRs over her remarks against the Prophet.

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  • Jul 01, 2022 07:28 PM IST

    Delhi reports 813 fresh Covid19 infections in last 24 hours

    Delhi reports 813 fresh Covid19 infections today; Active cases at 3,703; Positivity rate at 5.30%.

  • Jul 01, 2022 07:25 PM IST

    Monkeypox cases in Europe have tripled in last 2 weeks, says WHO

    The World Health Organization’s Europe chief warned Friday that monkeypox cases in the region have tripled in the last two weeks and urged countries to do more to ensure the previously rare disease does not become entrenched on the continent.

  • Jul 01, 2022 06:51 PM IST

    Clash breaks out between Cong and BJP workers over Agnipath Scheme

    Telangana | A clash broke out between BJP & Congress workers over Agnipath scheme in Hanamkonda district, earlier today. Police officials on the spot, reports ANI.

  • Jul 01, 2022 06:44 PM IST

    SII to export Covovax to US under the name ‘Nuvaxovid’: report

    Serum Institute of India gets govt nod to export 32.4 lakh doses of its COVID-19 jab Covovax under brand name Nuvaxovid to the US. It will be the first vaccine to be exported to the US by any Indian manufacturer, reports PTI quoting official sources.

  • Jul 01, 2022 06:29 PM IST

    Highest in over 13 years, inflation in Pakistan rises to 21.32%: Report

    Inflation in Pakistan increased to 21.32 per cent in the month of June, the highest in over 13 years, a media report said on Friday. Pakistan’s Bureau of Statistics (PBS) stated that in May, the inflation rate as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 13.76 per cent.

    The inflation increased by 6.34 per cent month-on-month (MoM) and reached 21.32 per cent year-on-year (YoY) in June, the Dawn newspaper reported.

    Earlier, the highest inflation stood at 23.3 per cent in December 2008.

  • Jul 01, 2022 05:26 PM IST

    ‘You’re not just Nupur Sharma’s Prime Minister’: Owaisi’s message to PM Modi

    All India Masjlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Friday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the Supreme Court came down heavily on former BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma, asking her to apologise to the country over her remarks against Prophet Muhammad.

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  • Jul 01, 2022 04:44 PM IST

    Why different treatment for farmers and large businesses? Rahul Gandhi asks Centre

    Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday slammed the BJP-led union government’s policies for farmers of the country, saying while it waived the loans of big corporates, nothing has been done for the struggling agrarian community, which is neck-deep in debt.

  • Jul 01, 2022 03:58 PM IST

    Delhi HC issues notice to police on Mohd Zubair’s arrest

    Delhi HC issue notice to police on Mohd Zubair’s arrest, seeks reply within two weeks.

  • Jul 01, 2022 03:34 PM IST

    Manipur Landslide: Death toll rises to 17

    Manipur Landslide: 9 more bodies recovered today taking the total number of deaths to 17. Of them 14 are army personnel, 2 railway construction workers and one unidentified. Till now, 17 dead, 18 rescued and 47 missing.

  • Jul 01, 2022 03:31 PM IST

    Nothing offensive: Zubair’s lawyer argues as Delhi HC hears 2018 tweet case

    Alt News co-founder Zubair’s lawyer Vrinda Grover argued that despite producing the police complaint filed on the loss of her client’s old mobile phone, his present mobile was seized. “It is allowing them to invade into provacy. And it’s like plunging a dagger into the heart of my rights,” Vrinda Grover said on behalf of Zubair.

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  • Jul 01, 2022 03:16 PM IST

    Russian missiles kill at least 19 in Ukraine’s Odesa region, reports AP

    Russian missile attacks on residential areas in a coastal town near the Ukrainian port city of Odesa early Friday killed at least 19 people, news agency AP reported quoting authorities, a day after Russian forces withdrew from a strategic Black Sea island.

  • Jul 01, 2022 03:14 PM IST

    GST had serious ‘birth defects’: P Chidambaram

    GST had serious ‘birth defects’, in last five years these defects have only become worse: Congress leader P Chidambaram.

  • Jul 01, 2022 02:20 PM IST

    “The same formula was decided between me and Amit Shah,” says Uddhav Thackeray 

    “Those, who have formed the new government, have made a so called Shiv Sainik as CM. I was saying the same thing 2.5 years ago. The same formula was decided between me and Amit Shah that Shiv Sena and BJP will share the CM position for half term each. Whatever is happening today would have happened with respect,” said Thackeray.

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  • Jul 01, 2022 02:18 PM IST

    Uddhav Thackeray questions BJP on picking Shinde as CM

    Uddhav Thackeray questions why the BJP, which is claiming to have installed a Shiv Sainik as a chief minister, did not honour the commitment to share power for 2.5 years ago.

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  • Jul 01, 2022 01:40 PM IST

    DRDO successfully carries out first flight of UAV

    In a major success towards developing unmanned combat aircraft, the maiden flight of the Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator was carried out successfully from the Aeronautical Test Range, Chitradurga, Karnataka today: Statement

  • Jul 01, 2022 01:11 PM IST

    PM Modi to visit Andhra, Gujarat on July 4: PMO

    PM Narendra Modi will visit Bhimavaram, Andhra Pradesh and Gandhinagar, Gujarat, on July 4. He’ll launch the year-long 125th birth anniversary celebration of legendary freedom fighter Alluri Sitarama Raju in Bhimavaram. Thereafter, he’ll inaugurate Digital India Week 2022 in Gandhinagar: PMO

  • Jul 01, 2022 12:26 PM IST

    Sanjay Raut arrives at ED office in Mumbai

    Senior Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut appears before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with an alleged money laundering case. 

  • Jul 01, 2022 11:20 AM IST

    Nupur Sharma responsible for Udaipur, says Supreme Court

    Supreme court slams ex-BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma: ‘Loose tongue set country on fire, responsible for unfortunate Udaipur incident’.

  • Jul 01, 2022 11:15 AM IST

    Expecting huge crowd at national executive meet: BJP

    After 18 years, a national executive committee is being held in Hyderabad. The city is decked up. National leaders, CMs and other leaders are visiting 119 constituencies wherein massive public rally is supposed to be held on July 3. We’re expecting a huge crowd: NV Subhash, BJP

  • Jul 01, 2022 10:42 AM IST

    SC declines to hear Sena’s urgent plea against party rebels

    Uddhav camp fails to get an urgent hearing from Supreme Court, no restraint against Eknath Shinde and his MLAs for the time being. The court will hear the fresh plea along with the other matter on July 11.

  • Jul 01, 2022 10:16 AM IST

    Shiv Sena seeks disqualification of Eknath Shinde from Maharashtra assembly

    Day after Eknath Shinde took oath as Maharashtra CM, Shiv Sena leader moves Supreme Court, seeking his suspension from the state assembly.

  • Jul 01, 2022 09:38 AM IST

    Rahul Gandhi arrives for Wayanad visit

    Congress leader Rahul Gandhi arrives in Kerala’s Kannur and will now proceed to his parliamentary constituency, Wayanad, by road.

  • Jul 01, 2022 09:15 AM IST

    India sees 17,070 new Covid-19 cases, 23 deaths

    India records 17,070 new Covid-19 cases, 14,413 recoveries and 23 deaths. Total case count rises to 43,469,234.

  • Jul 01, 2022 08:37 AM IST

    Waterlogging at Mumbai’s Sion-Bandra Road

    Sion-Bandra Link Road in Mumbai waterlogged following heavy rainfall.

  • Jul 01, 2022 08:09 AM IST

    Prices of 19kg LPG cylinders cut by 198

    With effect from July 1, 19kg LPG cylinders to cost 2,021 instead of the earlier 2,219.

  • Jul 01, 2022 08:03 AM IST

    Goa CM welcomes new Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde

    Goa CM Pramod Sawant, MLAs of Shiv Sena faction led by new Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde, welcome him at hotel in Goa.

  • Jul 01, 2022 07:26 AM IST

    Sanjay Raut to appear before ED at 12noon

    I appeal Shiv Sena workers not to gather at the ED office: Sanjay Raut, Shiv Sena MP

  • Jul 01, 2022 06:55 AM IST

    Rainfall in parts of Mumbai

    Parts of Mumbai receive showers for second straight day.

  • Jul 01, 2022 06:28 AM IST

    Jagannath Yatra to begin today 

    Puri’s famous Jagannath Rath Yatra will begin today, and will witness full public participation for the first time in two years after curbs in 2020 and 2021 due to Covid-19.

Telangana CM KCR to not receive PM Modi at Hyderabad airport today

He will, however, receive the joint Opposition’s presidential candidate, Yashwant Sinha, who will land in the city some two hours before the prime minister’s scheduled arrival.

Telangana CM K Chandrashekar Rao (File Photo/ANI)

Telangana CM K Chandrashekar Rao (File Photo/ANI)

Published on Jul 02, 2022 10:49 AM IST

Alt News co-founder Mohammed Zubair moves bail plea, cops seek judicial custody

Mohammed Zubair was arrested earlier this week over a tweet he had posted in 2018. 

Bengaluru: Mohammed Zubair, the co-founder of fact-checking website Alt News, being brought by the Delhi Police to Bengaluru, Thursday, June 30, 2022, as part of their investigation into a 2018 tweet. (PTI Photo) (PTI)

Bengaluru: Mohammed Zubair, the co-founder of fact-checking website Alt News, being brought by the Delhi Police to Bengaluru, Thursday, June 30, 2022, as part of their investigation into a 2018 tweet. (PTI Photo) (PTI)

Published on Jul 02, 2022 10:28 AM IST

Doraiswami is India’s envoy to UK, Dalela may move to Dhaka

The appointment of Vikram Doraiswami as ambassador to UK comes after deep selection process with the Modi government even looking at political appointees for London

A 1992 batch Indian Foreign Service officer, Doraiswami is a Chinese speaker who has served as Indian ambassador to Uzbekistan, South Korea and served in US as well as private secretary to Prime Minister.

A 1992 batch Indian Foreign Service officer, Doraiswami is a Chinese speaker who has served as Indian ambassador to Uzbekistan, South Korea and served in US as well as private secretary to Prime Minister.

Published on Jul 02, 2022 10:11 AM IST

Watch | KTR’s welcome message to BJP leaders: ‘Have biryani, Irani chai and…’

Visit the beautiful city of Hyderabad, take notes and try to implement in your states, KTR said extending a welcome to BJP leaders attending the national executive meeting taking place at Novotel Hyderabad Convention Centre.

KTR extended a welcome to the ‘WhatsApp University for its executive council meeting to the beautiful city of Hyderabad’

KTR extended a welcome to the ‘WhatsApp University for its executive council meeting to the beautiful city of Hyderabad’

Published on Jul 02, 2022 10:05 AM IST

SpiceJet flight returns to Delhi, smoke inside cabin at 5,000 ft height

In the video shared by news agency ANI, passengers can be seen using newspapers and airline booklets to fan themselves inside the cabin as smoke enters the cabin. The incident took place when the plane was flying at the height of 5,000 ft. 

The Delhi-Jabalpur SpiceJet plane had to return from the height of 5,000 ft after smoke was spotted inside the cabin,

The Delhi-Jabalpur SpiceJet plane had to return from the height of 5,000 ft after smoke was spotted inside the cabin,

Published on Jul 02, 2022 09:26 AM IST

‘Nupur Sharma not responsible for…’: Dutch MP Geert Wilders after SC remark

Netherlands MP Geert Wilders said Nupur Sharma should never apologise for what she said. Filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri said, “Today Judiciary has taken away our right to life”.

Geert Wilders said Nupur Sharma is not responsible for what happened in Udaipur, ‘radical intolerant jihadi Muslims’ are. 

Geert Wilders said Nupur Sharma is not responsible for what happened in Udaipur, ‘radical intolerant jihadi Muslims’ are. 

Published on Jul 02, 2022 08:13 AM IST

Video shows cops helping Amarnath pilgrims cross bridge blocked amid heavy rain

  • The annual Amarnath Yatra began on June 30 after a gap of two years due to Covid with the first batch of about 2,750 pilgrims setting off for the cave shrine amid high security.

Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force (ITBP) personnel take position to keep vigil at Baltal near the main base camp for holy Amarnath Yatra in Ganderbal district. (ANI File Photo)

Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force (ITBP) personnel take position to keep vigil at Baltal near the main base camp for holy Amarnath Yatra in Ganderbal district. (ANI File Photo)

Published on Jul 02, 2022 08:10 AM IST

Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Swati Bhasin, New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi meets Kerala woman. ‘Waited hours to see him’ – Congress. Watch

Rahul Gandhi was in Kerala where he hit out at the Pinarayi Vijayan government. 

Rahul Gandhi attended a rally in Sultan Bathery in Kerala protesting against the recent directive of the Supreme Court to earmark one-km buffer zone around forest areas and wildlife sanctuaries. (HT Photo)(HT_PRINT)

Rahul Gandhi attended a rally in Sultan Bathery in Kerala protesting against the recent directive of the Supreme Court to earmark one-km buffer zone around forest areas and wildlife sanctuaries. (HT Photo)(HT_PRINT)

Published on Jul 02, 2022 07:05 AM IST

Shatabdi Express passenger paid 70 instead of 20 for tea. Here’s why

According to an Indian Railways rule, on trains such as Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto, passengers who have not pre-booked meals will have to pay a service charge of 50 per meal if they order food during the journey.



Invoice uploaded by the passenger. (twitter.com/balgovind777)
Invoice uploaded by the passenger. (twitter.com/balgovind777)

Published on Jul 02, 2022 06:22 AM IST

BREAKING: Delhi Police seek 14-day judicial custody of Mohd Zubair

Breaking news highlights, July 2, 2022: Get latest news, breaking news, latest updates, live news, top headlines, breaking business news and top news of the hour.

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Get latest news, breaking news, latest updates, live news, top headlines, breaking business news and top news of the hour.

Updated on Jul 02, 2022 10:27 AM IST

Prophet row: Comments taken out of context, says Sharma in statement to cops

  • Deputy commissioner of police (Intelligence Fusion and Strategic Operations) KPS Malhotra confirmed the development and said that suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma was served a notice to join the investigation, and that she recorded her statement on June 18.

Suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma.(Facebook )

Suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma.(Facebook )

Published on Jul 02, 2022 05:26 AM IST

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