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Patna boat tragedy: Four more bodies recovered, toll rises to 24

Rescuers fished out four more bodies from the Ganga Sunday morning taking the toll in Saturday’s boat capsize in Patna to 24. An unspecified number of people are still missing with eyewitnesses insisting that there were two boats involved in the accident although there is no official confirmation. A video shot by an eyewitness from […]

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Air traffic back to normal at Lucknow airport after technical snag rectified

A technical snag in the radar facilitating take off and landing of aircraft has been rectified at Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport here, restoring normal air traffic in the state capital after it had taken a hit on Saturday. Airport officials said an IndiGo flight from Delhi was the first to land here at 7.30 am […]

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Prize money worth Rs 55 crore distributed under Digi Dhan schemes: NPCI

There are 15,000 daily winners qualifying for total prize money of Rs 1.5 crore under the Digi Dhan Yojana, the NPCI said, disclosing that Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and Karnataka emerged as the top five states with maximum number of winners. (Arun Sharma/HT File Photo) The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) […]

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Dadri victim Akhlaq’s brother to attend Vemula’s death anniversary meet in Hyderabad

Rohith Vemula’s mother Radhika holds a photo during a protest in New Delhi. (HT file photo) Jaan Mohammad, whose brother Mohammad Akhlaq was lynched at Bisada village in Uttar Pradesh’s Dadri district in September 2015, will attend a public gathering on January 17 at University of Hyderabad to pay homage to Rohith Vemula. Vemula was […]

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UP elections: Samajwadi Party-Congress likely to enter alliance next week

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav is likely to meet Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi this week. (HT file photo) Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav is likely to meet Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi this week to form an alliance before the February-March assembly elections, pushing through a political deal that has been stirring despite a […]

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Junk food to become costly if government clears ‘fat tax’ proposal

The suggestion was aimed at stemming a spurt in lifestyle diseases such as diabetes and hypertension, which are linked to junk food. (Representational Photo) A fat tax will be charged on junk food, if Prime Minister Narendra Modi clears a recommendation from a team of top bureaucrats he had constituted to suggest ideas on health, sanitation […]

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Tamil Nadu: Jallikattu supporters taken into custody near Madurai

Several supporters of Jallikattu were on Saturday taken into preventive custody near Madurai for allegedly trying to defy a ban on the traditional bull-taming sport associated with Pongal festivities. Anticipating trouble, police in large number was deployed in sensitive areas where the sport is generally held like Avaniapuram, Palamedu and Alanganallur, locations famous for Jallikattu […]

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Samajwadi Party maybe warring in UP but is united in 18 states of the country

An Indian worker from the municipal corporation and Allahabad administration removes a banner poster of Uttar Pradesh chief minister, Akhilesh Yadav and his father Mulayam Singh Yadav at the roadside in Allahabad on January 4. (AFP Photo) Samajwadi Party’s national and Uttar Pradesh units are in a disarray due to the protracted family feud that […]

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Dynasty dynamics: Badals’ Akali Dal bets big again on pedigree in three-horse poll race

(Clockwise from top left) Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal, son Sukhbir Singh Badal, son-in-law Adaish Pratap Kairon and Sukhbir’s brother-in-law Bikram Majithia. (HT File Photo) Pedigree holds the key in the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) to climb the slippery pole of electoral politics. To turn the tide in its favour, the 96-year-old party that contests 94 seats has […]

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Will have to do same tasks as men: Army chief Rawat on combat role for women

Women officers march during the Army Day parade in New Delhi. (HT File Photo) Army chief General Bipin Rawat on Friday said it was for women to take a call on serving alongside male soldiers in tough conditions and be a part of close combat roles. Rawat said equal opportunities bring equal responsibilities to stress that […]

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