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Updated on Feb 15, 2022 09:35 PM IST

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  • Feb 15, 2022 09:35 PM IST

    Schools in Delhi to remain closed tomorrow 

  • Feb 15, 2022 09:07 PM IST

    Yes Bank promoter Rana Kapoor moves bail plea in Delhi HC

    Former managing director and CEO of Yes Bank Rana Kapoor on Tuesday moved a bail petition to Delhi high court.

  • Feb 15, 2022 08:33 PM IST

    Legendary singer Sandhya Mukherjee, who recently rejected Padma Shree, passes away in Kolkata after contracting Covid last month

    Legendary singer Sandhya Mukherjee, who recently rejected Padma Shree, passes away in Kolkata after contracting Covid last month, reports ANI.

  • Feb 15, 2022 07:59 PM IST

    Karnataka: Section 144 imposed in Tumakuru district from tomorrow ahead of PU colleges reopening 

    The Karnataka government on Tuesday imposed section 144 in the Tumakuru district from 6 am on Wednesday. Read more 

  • Feb 15, 2022 07:48 PM IST

    After several days of decline, Delhi sees rise in fresh Covid cases; 756 more patients detected in city

  • Feb 15, 2022 07:26 PM IST

    No fly zone declared till Feb 17 in Punjab’s Fazilka in view of PM Modi’s rally in Abohar on Thursday

    No fly zone declared till Feb 17 in Punjab’s Fazilka in view of PM Modi’s rally in Abohar on Thursday.

  • Feb 15, 2022 07:04 PM IST

    Delhi declares holiday on  February 16 in all govt offices on account of Guru Ravidas’s birthday

  • Feb 15, 2022 06:52 PM IST

    CBI registers FIR in Thanjavur student suicide case

    The Central Bureau of Investigation ( CBI ) on Tuesday registered an First Information Report ( FIR) in the Tamil Nadu girl’s suicide case. Read more

  • Feb 15, 2022 06:30 PM IST

    Kerala records 11,776 new Covid19 cases, 20 deaths

    Kerala on Tuesday registered  11,776 new Covid19 cases, & 20 deaths today. Kerala’s active caseload now stands at 1,23,825.

  • Feb 15, 2022 06:12 PM IST

    ECI requests governor of Punjab to take action against Punjab State Information Commissioner for running an election campaign in favour of his father

    The Election Commission of India (ECI)  has requested the governor of Punjab to take action against Punjab State Information Commissioner Anumit Singh Sodhi after complaints of violation of powers by him for running an election campaign in favour of his father Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi.

  • Feb 15, 2022 05:15 PM IST

     Lakhimpur Kheri violence accused Ashish Mishra walks out of jail after being granted bail last week

  • Feb 15, 2022 04:56 PM IST

    Karnataka High court adjourns hearing into pleas over hijab row to Wednesday

    Karnataka High court adjourns hearing into pleas over hijab row to Wednesday, reports ANI.

  • Feb 15, 2022 04:24 PM IST

    Central agencies being misused with aim of toppling Shiv Sena-led government in Maharashtra: Sena MP Sanjay Raut

    Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut alleged that central agencies are being misused with aim of toppling the Shiv Sena-led government in Maharashtra, according to news agency PTI.

  • Feb 15, 2022 04:13 PM IST

    Russian lawmakers call on Putin to recognise Ukraine separatist statelets

  • Feb 15, 2022 04:06 PM IST

    Karnataka High court: Sr advocate Kamat, for petitioner, refers to a judgment of a South Africa court

  • Feb 15, 2022 03:55 PM IST

    WB Municipal Polls: Second application filed before Calcutta HC alleging large scale violence during elections 

  • Feb 15, 2022 03:19 PM IST

    Karnataka High Court begins hearing petitions challenging a ban on hijab in educational institutes

    Karnataka High Court begins hearing petitions challenging a ban on hijab in educational institutes, reports news agency ANI.

  • Feb 15, 2022 02:37 PM IST

    Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan tests positive for Covid-19

  • Feb 15, 2022 02:04 PM IST

    Jharkhand: 4 killed in accident in Ramgarh district

    Four people died while several others were injured in an accident involving six vehicles on NH 33 in Jharkhand’s Ramgarh district on Tuesday afternoon.

  • Feb 15, 2022 02:02 PM IST

    Fodder scam: Seeking to shift Lalu Prasad Yadav to RIMS, Ranchi on medical grounds, says lawyer

    “We have given an application in the court, seeking instruction to jail authorities to shift him (Lalu Prasad Yadav) to RIMS, Ranchi on the ground of his poor health,” the RJD supremo’s lawyer Prabhat Kumar said on Tuesday. 

  • Feb 15, 2022 01:49 PM IST

    Some Russian forces near Ukraine returning to bases

    On Tuesday, some russian forces near Ukraine have started returning to bases, news agency AFP said citing official sources. 

  • Feb 15, 2022 12:02 PM IST

    Former Union law minister Ashwani Kumar quits Congress

    Ashwani Kumar, the country’s former law minister, resigned from the Congress party on Tuesday. 

  • Feb 15, 2022 11:37 AM IST

    Indian embassy in Kyiv asks Indians to leave Ukraine

  • Feb 15, 2022 10:31 AM IST

    ED officials visit residence of Dawood Ibrahim’s sister Haseena

    Officials from the Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday visited the residence of Haseena Parkar, who is the sister of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim. 

  • Feb 15, 2022 09:38 AM IST

    Maharashtra’s Thane district adds 93 new Covid-19 cases

    Thane district added 93 new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday which pushed the tally to 7,07,316.

  • Feb 15, 2022 09:06 AM IST

    India’s daily Covid tally falls again with 27,409 new cases

    India’s daily tally of Covid-19 fell below the 30,000-mark on Tuesday after 27,409 new cases were added in the last 24 hours. The cumulative count of infections has climbed to 4,26,92,943. The active cases in the country have further declined to 4,23,127.

  • Feb 15, 2022 08:44 AM IST

    India’s cumulative Covid vaccination count crosses 173 crore

  • Feb 15, 2022 07:36 AM IST

    Mizoram adds 2,022 new Covid-19 cases, tally nearing 2 lakh

    Mizoram’s caseload of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) climbed to 1,99,019 after 2,022 new infections were added. 

  • Feb 15, 2022 07:10 AM IST

    From today, Centre to receive first supply of Corbevax vaccine

    From Tuesday, the Centre will receive its first supply of Biological E’s Covid-19 vaccine. Read more

  • Feb 15, 2022 06:59 AM IST

    Biden administration warns Russia of severe consequences if it invades Ukraine; insists on diplomatic solution

    The Joe Biden-led United States administration has warned Russia of severe consequences if it raids Ukraine and has insisted on a diplomatic solution on the matter. 

  • Feb 15, 2022 06:13 AM IST

    Assam schools set to reopen today, restrictions end

    Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma had announced several relaxations including curfew timings, paving way for schools in the state to reopen from February 15.


‘Communal mindset’: India skewers OIC over statement on Muslims in India

In a statement, the external affairs ministry said the communal mindset of the OIC Secretariat does not allow for a proper appreciation of these realities and the organisation continues to be hijacked by vested interests to further their nefarious propaganda against India.



Indian Muslim women in Kolkata shout slogans during a protest against banning Muslim girls wearing hijab from attending classes at some schools in Karnataka. (AP)
Indian Muslim women in Kolkata shout slogans during a protest against banning Muslim girls wearing hijab from attending classes at some schools in Karnataka. (AP)

Updated on Feb 15, 2022 09:32 PM IST


India preps for G20 presidency from 1 Dec, greenlights setting up a secretariat

India will hold the presidency of the G20 from December 1, 2022, to November 30, 2023, culminating with the G20 Summit in India next year.



At a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Union cabinet on Tuesday approved the setting up of a G20 secretariat to prepare for holding the G20 presidency from December 1, 2022 (REUTERS File Photo)
At a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Union cabinet on Tuesday approved the setting up of a G20 secretariat to prepare for holding the G20 presidency from December 1, 2022 (REUTERS File Photo)

Published on Feb 15, 2022 08:51 PM IST


Tablighi Jamaat and Naveen Kalra: Two infamous cases, zero charge-sheets

  • Did Tablighi Jamaat flout Covid-19 guidelines? Was Naveet Kalra hoarding oxygen cylinders to sell them at inflated prices? Here’s what has happened about the two cases that have disappeared from public memory


The Delhi Police seized the concentrators from restaurants where businessman Navneet Kalra has a substantial stake. (PTI file photo)
The Delhi Police seized the concentrators from restaurants where businessman Navneet Kalra has a substantial stake. (PTI file photo)

Published on Feb 15, 2022 08:42 PM IST


Karnataka hijab row: Ahead of colleges reopening, Section 144 imposed in Tumakur

The controversy first broke out in Udupi, about 400 kms from Bengaluru, when at least eight girls from the Government Girls Pre-University college in the district were not allowed to attend classes wearing Hijab.



Karnataka district imposes Section 144 from tomorrow ahead of PU colleges reopening.
Karnataka district imposes Section 144 from tomorrow ahead of PU colleges reopening.

Published on Feb 15, 2022 08:29 PM IST


BMW X7 among cars, bikes seized from Odisha cop in vigilance raid

All the vehicles seized bear the same fancy registration number 0005. The seizure comes in the wake of similar seizures from police officials in Odisha in the last 4-5 months.



The vehicles seized from the possession of additional superintendent of police (communication) Trinath Mishra included a BMW X7 car. (Photo: Sourced)
The vehicles seized from the possession of additional superintendent of police (communication) Trinath Mishra included a BMW X7 car. (Photo: Sourced)

Updated on Feb 15, 2022 08:36 PM IST


Gujarat cop caught sipping cold drink during virtual HC hearing

Chief Justice Aravind Kumar recalled that he had similarly pulled up an advocate for eating a samosa during an online proceeding of the court a few days ago.



Chief Justice directed inspector A M Rathod to distribute 100 cans of the cold drink to the bar association or face disciplinary action.(HT ARCHIVE)
Chief Justice directed inspector A M Rathod to distribute 100 cans of the cold drink to the bar association or face disciplinary action.(HT ARCHIVE)

Published on Feb 15, 2022 07:45 PM IST


CBI registers FIR in Tamil Nadu girl’s suicide case 

The death of 17-year-old girl has acquired political angle with the BJP citing a video in which she was heard alleging attempts to forcibly convert her to Christianity



Picture for representational purpose(Shutterstock)
Picture for representational purpose(Shutterstock)

Published on Feb 15, 2022 07:08 PM IST


CBI grills TMC MP Dev for 5 hours in Bengal cattle smuggling case

CBI also summoned the TMC’s Birbhum district unit president Anubrata Mondal, a close aide of chief minister Mamata Banerjee who was recently made a national steering committee member of the party, for questioning in the same case.



Bengali movie star and TMC Lok Sabha member Deepak Adhikari, who is popularly known as Dev, was summoned to the CBI office at Nizam Palace in south Kolkata. (File Photo/Facebook/Dev)
Bengali movie star and TMC Lok Sabha member Deepak Adhikari, who is popularly known as Dev, was summoned to the CBI office at Nizam Palace in south Kolkata. (File Photo/Facebook/Dev)

Updated on Feb 15, 2022 07:20 PM IST


Leave Ukraine for now, India to students amid Russian troop buildup at borders

An Indian embassy advisory asked Indian nationals, particularly students whose stay isn’t essential, to consider leaving the country. There are more than 20,000 Indians in Ukraine, 18,000 of them students.



Moon sets over the Independence Monument and buildings in Kiev, Ukraine against the backdrop of heightened tensions over a buildup of Russian troops on the border. (REUTERS)
Moon sets over the Independence Monument and buildings in Kiev, Ukraine against the backdrop of heightened tensions over a buildup of Russian troops on the border. (REUTERS)

Published on Feb 15, 2022 07:03 PM IST


ABG Shipyard bank fraud under UPA, withdrawal of states consent a challenge: CBI

The CBI said that as per banks complaint, the non-performing assets of ABG Shipyard are to the tune of 22, 842 crores and majority of disbursement took place between 2005 and 2012, this at a time when Congress-led UPA government was in power



CBI has filed a case against ABG Shipyard Ltd for cheating 28 banks to the tune of <span class=
CBI has filed a case against ABG Shipyard Ltd for cheating 28 banks to the tune of 22,842 crore.

Published on Feb 15, 2022 05:29 PM IST

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