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TMC to skip INDIA bloc meet in Delhi on June 1, cites Phase-7 poll and cyclone

The INDIA bloc meeting has been called to form a strategy on the exit polls and related issues and to take stock of the overall polling

West Bengal chief minister and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee. (HT photo/Samir Jana)
Published on May 27, 2024 08:43 PM IST

Top cops, officials transferred after Gujarat HC flays govt over Rajkot tragedy

Twenty-eight people, including several children, were killed in a massive fire broke out at an unlicensed gaming zone in Gujarat’s Rajkot on Saturday

Gujarat chief minister Bhupendra Patel inspects the fire accident site in Rajkot on Sunday. (AFP)
Updated on May 27, 2024 08:25 PM IST

Contaminated, smelly water in taps: Over 4K Indira Nagar residents in Lko live in fear of falling sick

Locals blame the Jalkal (water works) department’s poor maintenance practices and damaged pipelines close to the Kaleva crossing in Lucknow

For representation only (Ht File Photo)
Published on May 27, 2024 08:00 PM IST
By, Lucknow

Workshop on NAAC: UP Guv exhorts colleges to prepare for high grades

She said that the colleges should address all parameters that need to be paid attention to for NAAC evaluation.

UP governor Anandiben Patel (HT File Photo)
Published on May 27, 2024 07:54 PM IST
By, Lucknow

DRDO chief Samir V Kamat gets one-year extension

Samir V Kamat, who was appointed DRDO chief on August 26, 2022, was granted extension in service for one year from June 1, 2024 to May 31, 2025

DRDO Chairman Samir V Kamat during the 'Indian Defspace Symposium' 2024, at Manekshaw Centre in New Delhi on April 18 (PTI File)
Published on May 27, 2024 07:51 PM IST

20% hike in domestic airfares this summer; demand same as last year: Report

The Travel Agents Association of India said they are witnessing more takers in Business Class airfares from India- a unique travel trend this summer

A Cleartrip spokesperson said the load factors and fares are high due to limited capacity expansion. (Representative Image)
Updated on May 27, 2024 08:59 PM IST

Gujarat HC comes down heavily on Rajkot civic body over game zone fire tragedy

The Gujarat high court asked the Rajkot Municipal Corporation officials whether they were asleep or had gone blind

Twenty people, including children, were killed in a fire that broke out at an unauthorised gaming zone in Gujarat’s Rajkot on Saturday. (AFP)
Published on May 27, 2024 06:59 PM IST

Voter turnout in Jammu and Kashmir highest in 35 years: Election Commission

Chief election commissioner Rajiv Kumar said the active participation of voters in Jammu and Kashmir is a huge positive for Assembly elections to be held soon in the Union Territory

An elderly man shows his inked finger after casting his vote at a polling booth during the sixth phase of Lok Sabha elections at Nandimarg area in Kulgam district of South Kashmir on Saturday. (PTI)
Published on May 27, 2024 06:19 PM IST

Above normal monsoon rain likely, below normal over East and North East: IMD

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) released its second stage of Long Range Forecast of southwest monsoon on Monday

The monsoon core zone consisting of most of the rainfed agriculture areas in the country is expected to record above normal rain. (File Photo)
Published on May 27, 2024 06:03 PM IST

UGC seeks report from universities on prevention of caste discrimination

The higher education regulator has asked the universities and other higher education institutions to submit their action taken reports by July 31, 2024

UGC has asked the institutions about the number of complaints received during the last one year and how many of them have been settled or solved. (File)
Published on May 27, 2024 04:51 PM IST

Odisha assembly polls: 27% candidates declared criminal cases, as per ADR report

According to the ADR report, 412 candidates (32%) have assets worth more than ?1 crore – 96 from BJP, 88 from Congress, 128 from BJD and 11 from AAP

A polling official puts indelible ink on a voter's finger during the Odisha assembly elections. (ANI Photo)
Updated on May 27, 2024 04:39 PM IST

Chhattisgarh: Two women injured in IED blast in Sukma

The incident took place in the remote Bheemapuram village under Jagargunda police station limits on Sunday

Representational image.
Published on May 27, 2024 01:33 PM IST

Severe cyclone Remal leaves trail of destruction; 2 killed

The storm hit the land between Sagar Islands in Bengal’s South 24 Parganas district, which was the hardest hit, and Khepupara in Bangladesh near Mongla

Reports of destruction poured in from places such as Sagar Island. (PTI)
Updated on May 27, 2024 10:40 AM IST

Rahul mounts attack on PM, says he tried to topple Himachal’s govt

Rahul Gandhi accused PM Narendra Modi of forming “stolen” governments in Goa, Arunachal Pradesh, and Madhya Pradesh as well.

Hamirpur, May 26 (ANI): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi greets people during a public meeting for the Lok Sabha election, at Una in Hamirpur on Sunday. (ANI Photo)
Published on May 27, 2024 06:30 AM IST
By, Shimla

HT City Delhi Junction: Catch It Live on May 27

The day of May 27 promises to offer loads if you wish to explore the culture of Delhi-NCR. Before you plan your day, check out HT City Delhi Junction on Insta!

Catch It Live on May 27
Published on May 27, 2024 06:00 AM IST

Rajasthan continues to simmer, two more die due to heat stress

The temperature dropped slightly in Phalodi in Jodhpur district, as it recorded a maximum temperature of 49.8°C on Sunday, down from the 50°C on Saturday.

The situation in Rajasthan due to the persisting heatwave remained dire on Sunday, with at least eight cities crossing the 45°C-mark (Representational Image)
Published on May 27, 2024 04:27 AM IST
By, Jaipur, Barmer, Jodhpur

Sukhbir not in fray fearing defeat, says Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann

Speaking during a roadshow in Ferozepur and Guru Har Sahai in support of Aam Aadmi Party’s Ferozepur candidate Jagdeep Singh Kaka Brar, the CM said, “Sukhbir has preemptively left Ferozepur, anticipating a defeat. Harsimrat Kaur Badal will also lose her seat in Bathinda, signaling a complete downfall of the Badal family.”

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann (Photo:X)
Updated on May 27, 2024 08:28 AM IST
By, Ferozepur

INDIA bloc to revive cross-border trade post poll victory: Tharoor

Talking about the BJP’s claims of getting more than 400 seats, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor says this will be impossible for the saffron party.

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor addressing a press conference in Amritsar on Sunday. (Sameer Sehgal/HT)
Updated on May 27, 2024 08:26 AM IST
By, Amritsar

47-year-old arrested for raping 11-year-old girl

A 47-year-old daily wager arrested for raping 11-year-old neighbor's daughter over 10 days. Accused threatened girl to keep quiet. Arrested within 30 minutes of complaint.

HT Image
Updated on May 27, 2024 08:18 AM IST

CR launches Whatsapp number to complain about ticketless commuters in AC locals

Central Railway's Mumbai division launches AC taskforce to address ticketless travel in suburban trains. Whatsapp complaint number introduced for passenger assistance.

HT Image
Updated on May 27, 2024 08:12 AM IST

Sion hospital accident: Dr Rajesh Dere granted bail

Arrested on Saturday evening and produced before the Bhoiwada metropolitan magistrate court on Sunday, Dr Dere was remanded to judicial custody initially, but was granted bail almost immediately on a bond of ?20,000

Dr Rajesh Dere
Updated on May 27, 2024 08:04 AM IST

DRI seizes foreign cigarettes worth 8.04 Cr

DRI Mumbai seizes 53.64 lakh foreign branded cigarette sticks worth Rs. 8.04 Crore in crackdown on smuggling syndicate in Mumbai and Navi Mumbai.

HT Image
Updated on May 27, 2024 07:54 AM IST

Clear stand over Punjab river waters: Sukhbir to Oppn leaders

Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal also seeks other parties’ stand on state’s right over its capital Chandigarh, giving the legal guarantee of MSP to the farmers and the release of Sikh prisoners.

Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal.
Updated on May 27, 2024 07:38 AM IST
By, Gurdaspur

Ludhiana resident rapes 23-year-old woman, friend records video

Following a complaint, the Division Number 4 police lodged a?first-information report (FIR) against the accused, identified as Rahul and Bhooti, residents of Gandhi Nagar in Ludhiana

The Ludhiana woman alleged that while Rahul raped her, his friend Bhooti recorded the assault (HT File)
Updated on May 27, 2024 07:30 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

Cong attacks LDF amid row over excise policy

The Opposition Congress in Kerala on Sunday mounted a fresh offensive on the Communist Party of India (Marxist)-led state government in the ongoing row over bar bribery allegations, claiming that the administration has conducted multiple consultations regarding revisions in the state’s liquor policy

The Kerala Congress alleges that the state government has conducted multiple consultation regarding revisions in the liquor policy. (ANI)
Updated on May 27, 2024 07:26 AM IST
By, Kochi

85 hospitalised in Kerala due to suspected food poisoning

At least 85 people have been hospitalised due to suspected food poisoning in Kerala’s Thrissur district on Sunday

The alleged consumption of contaminated food was at a restaurant in Perinjanam on the Guruvayur - Kodungallur highway (File photo)
Updated on May 27, 2024 07:24 AM IST
By, Kochi

Returning from a relative’s cremation, Ludhiana man dies in road mishap

Jagraon man dies in a road accident after attending relative's cremation, wife and daughter seriously injured. FIR lodged against negligent bikers.

Returning from the cremation of one of his relatives, a Ludhiana resident died in a road mishap in a head-on collision between two bikes near Lamma village on Saturday (HT Photo)
Updated on May 27, 2024 07:12 AM IST
By, Ludhiana

25 held for vandalising police station, say cops

The incident took place at around 8pm when a suspect brought in for questioning on charges of gambling, allegedly collapsed and later died at the hospital.

The protest escalated into violence, with the mob pelting stones, obstructing police duties, injuring officers, and vandalising government property. (File photo)
Updated on May 27, 2024 07:10 AM IST

Shah promises nationwide Uniform Civil Code roll-out in next term

A Uniform Civil Code (UCC) for the entire country will be rolled out and efforts will also be made to implement the idea of ‘One Nation, One Election’ in the next five years, if the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is voted back to power in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, Union home minister Amit Shah has said.

Union home minister Amit Shah. (ANI)
Updated on May 27, 2024 07:00 AM IST
By, New Delhi

‘Capacity, not funds key to development’

Muralidharan told Grand Tamasha host Milan Vaishnav, state capacity is the crucial variable that determines whether development spending in India translates into better development outcomes.

Karthik Muralidharan was the featured guest on last week’s episode of Grand Tamasha, a weekly podcast coproduced by HT and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 27, 2024 06:56 AM IST
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