HT Correspondentletters@hindustantimes.comKolkata: Relations between West Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and the state’s All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) government took a turn for the worse on Tuesday when the latter curtailed the governor’s powers as chancellor of state universities through a set of new rules.
The Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union (JNUSU), on Tuesday, reiterated its demands of a complete rollback of services dues and refused to budge even as officials from the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) held a meeting with them to negotiate on the JNU stalemate. The students’ union have also demanded postponement of end of semester examination, scheduled to begin December 12.
US Democratic lawmakers announced two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump Tuesday accusing him of abusing the power of his office for personal gains and obstructing congress’s investigation into it, making him only the fourth president in American history to face impeachment.
A two-wheeler rider was killed in an accident near Chinchwad station on Tuesday morning. The deceased man has been identified as Gorakh Bachchan Gupta, 21, a resident of Halke vasti.
The Pune police outreach initiative called, service excellence and victim assistance (Seva), should be replicated by other police departments in the state, said Swadheen Kshatriya, chief commissioner, Maharashtra State Commission for Right to Public Services (RTS) at the inauguration of a Seva kendra in the city on Tuesday.
Writer-actor Phoebe Waller-Bridge has once again made it clear that her gender played no role in her hiring as one of the writers on No Time to Die. The 34-year-old actor, who has been getting critical praise for her show Fleabag, was earlier this year roped in to polish the film’s script. There was speculation that she was hired to make the film more inclusive, specifically to improve the portrayal of women in Bond movies.
WhatsApp recently introduced call waiting feature for its Android users. The feature, as the name implies, alerts users about an incoming call and gives the option to accept or reject it. The feature was earlier available only to iPhone users. Call waiting functionality, however, isn’t the only new thing in WhatsApp.
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Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) is all set to witness another showdown between the students and the administration. The agitating students have given the call to boycott the end-semester examinations which are scheduled to begin on December 12.
Bigg Boss 13: Twitter calls Salman Khan’s show biased after Sidharth, Paras save Mahira from nominations
Twitter was up in arms against the makers of Bigg Boss 13, claiming they designed an entire task just to ensure that Mahira Sharma was not nominated during Monday’s episode. Apart from fans of the show and Rashami Desai’s supporters, even TV actor Kishwer Merchant expressed her shock at the alleged biased approach.
A group of students at Banaras Hindu University (BHU) on Tuesday called off their protest against the appointment of a Muslim teacher after he joined the department of Sanskrit in the faculty of arts rather than Sanskrit Vidya Dham Vigyan (SVDV).
Army deserter, Khalistan militant’s son arrested in Punjab with two INSAS rifles stolen from sentries in Madhya Pradesh
An army deserter and the son of a Khalistani militant have been arrested in Tanda town of Hoshiarpur district for stealing weapons from sentries at the army training centre checkpost at Panchmarhi in Hoshangabad district of Madhya Pradesh on December 5. The two INSAS rifles they stole were also recovered.
A Sikh Uber driver in the US was racially abused and strangulated by a passenger, a media report said.
“We are finally realising that brands that become too focused on the individual and the change payoff are actually falling off. Brands that are about rootedness and collectivism are the ones that are doing really well. The idea is to move forward basis our roots,” said Dheeraj Sinha, MD, India and Chief Strategy Officer, Leo Burnett – South Asia.
Hayden Walsh Jr isn’t stalked in India for selfies, not yet. Unless of course he is wearing the West Indies maroon when fans indifferently seek a selfie, sometimes without even knowing who the player is. But after his twin strikes at the Thiruvananthapuram T20 against India, Walsh says he is quite sure those days are behind him.
First day jitters during Ranji Trophy openers are not unusual. But performance anxiety had nothing to do with the jitters triggered at Vijaywada’s Devineni Venkata Ramana Praneetha Ground on Monday. Having sent Andhra in to bat, defending champions Vidarbha were stalled in their tracks when a snake was found slithering its way across the ground. Play was held up for some time as it took eight members of the ground staff to force the reluctant reptile off the ground, making for quite an intriguing 13-second video that has gone viral on social media since morning.
The passage of the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB), 2019, in the Lok Sabha led to a fresh round of protests against the controversial legislation in three northeastern states — Assam, Manipur and Tripura.
A US congressional committee on Monday heard lawyers for Democrats and Republicans present evidence for and against impeaching President Donald Trump for abusing his power by pressing Ukraine to probe his political rivals and then obstructing a congressional investigation.