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The BMC had earlier this month started demolishing parts of her office, which is situated in Mumbai's Pali Hills.The demolition had come at a time when Ranaut has been engaged in a war of words with Raut after her remarks about Mumbai

10:29:22 on 22 Sep

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Russia has promptly developed a range of testing systems and medicines to detect and treat the coronavirus, as well as registering the world's first vaccine Sputnik V, says Putin

10:38:34 on 22 Sep

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Amit Shah said under the legislation, special efforts will be made towards the development of major regional languages.The home minister also said Kashmiri, Dogri, Urdu, Hindi and English will now be the official languages of J&K

10:41:56 on 22 Sep

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'In the earliest days of the virus, China locked down travel domestically while allowing flights to leave China and infect the world,' Trump said.Trump also slammed China for dumping millions and millions of tonnes of plastic and trash into the oceans every year

10:46:58 on 22 Sep

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The e-ticketing app of Delhi government's Transport department is expected to cover all 6,600 public transport buses.The glitches noticed in previous trial have been rectified, said Kailash Gahlot

10:30:28 on 22 Sep

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The benefits meant for economically weaker section will be given to those from socially and economically backward category, the govt said.The Maharashtra Cabinet also decided to offer jobs in MSRTC to heirs of those who lost lives during the Maratha quota protests

11:02:30 on 22 Sep

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Any country sees genuine progress when it creates jobs. This happens as small and mid-sized firms grow, and create jobs alongside. India, over the years, has faced the problem of the missing middle. There aren’t enough mid-sized firms operating in the country. Mint explores.

09:35:18 on 22 Sep

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Just weeks after urging people to start returning to workplaces, Johnson advised office workers to stay at home if they could.Opposition leader Keir Starmer urged the government not to end a furlough scheme at the end of October, accusing it of losing control of the coronavirus crisis

09:41:53 on 22 Sep

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This is the first time that India and China have issued a joint statement after military level talks to ease tensions between the two countries that had spiked in May

09:44:28 on 22 Sep

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The number of dead in the US is equivalent to a 9/11 attack every day for 67 days.The US hit the threshold weeks before a presidential election that is certain to be in part a referendum on Trump's handling of the crisis

09:47:15 on 22 Sep

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Kamal Singh is a 20-year old ballet dancer and a son of an e-rickshaw driver from Vikaspuri, Delhi.Kamal's teacher Fernando Guilera took to Instagram and thanked Hrithik for his generous donation that brought him closer to achieving his goal

09:51:56 on 22 Sep

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Stories, views, opinions and talking points that matter, from around the world

10:06:24 on 22 Sep

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The cause of the explosion, which damaged buildings, shattered windows and caused panic among residents, was not known.The mysterious explosion comes seven weeks after the massive explosion at Beirut port, caused by the detonation of nearly 3,000 tons of improperly stored ammonium nitrate

10:11:24 on 22 Sep

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Ren Zhiqiang had accused the Communist Party of putting its own interests above the Chinese people, in order to stay in power

10:19:17 on 22 Sep

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UK PM Johnson warned of new measures, which included extending the use of face coverings, curfews on pubs and more.The pound was last down 0.5% at $1.271, giving up earlier gains of as much as 0.13% against the dollar.

10:22:05 on 22 Sep

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To review the Covid-19 situation and preparedness, PM Modi will hold a virtual meeting tomorrow.These States/UT are Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Delhi and Punjab

08:29:23 on 22 Sep

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Chinese President Xi Jinping was addressing the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly.His comments come at a time when tensions between China and the United States is growing

09:01:28 on 22 Sep

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Goyal says India is of the view that the concept of DFFT is neither well-understood nor is comprehensive enough in the legislation of many countries.He adds India, like many other developing countries, is still in the phase of preparing a framework for its data protection and e-commerce laws

09:04:40 on 22 Sep

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The Taxation and Other Laws (Relaxation and amendment of certain provisions) Bill, 2020 replaces an Ordinance issued on 31 March.Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in the upper house explaining the goals of the Bill

08:35:05 on 22 Sep

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PM Modi has made 5 visits each to the US, Russia and China, and multiple trips to few other countries.The PM’s last visit in 2019 was to Brazil for the BRICS (Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa) summit

08:45:15 on 22 Sep

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India has been trying to lure foreign investors to the city that offers close to zero tax, dollar contracts, and top-notch infrastructure..NSE and SGX had been locked in a dispute since 2018 after NSE sought to block SGX's launch of a set of new Indian derivatives products

07:40:49 on 22 Sep

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The three codes will allow states to roll on labour reforms and empower them to exempt any company or companies from complying with one or more labour laws.Opposition parties including Congress had walked out of the lower House and did not participate in the discussion

07:51:48 on 22 Sep

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The survey saw enthusiastic and highly representative responses from IT services, products, ITeS companies that are India or Hyderabad headquartered and also many global MNC present here.

07:56:58 on 22 Sep

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The increase in foodgrain production is largely due to higher estimated production of pulses at 9.3 million tonnes, compared to 7.7 million tonnes last year.Production of rice, the main kharif crop is estimated at 102.4 million tonnes, marginally higher than last year

08:00:27 on 22 Sep

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Fitness influencers including Virat Kohli, Milind Soman, Rujuta Diwekar will be participating.The online interaction will see participants sharing anecdotes and tips of their own fitness journey

08:02:02 on 22 Sep

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Money borrowed by SDC will not come under the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act limits, providing a major relief to the state government as it is set to raise more loans to meet its needs, including payment of salaries

08:07:43 on 22 Sep

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The MP govt has hiked MSP by ₹50 per quintal for wheat, ₹225 per quintal for the gram and ₹300 per quintal for lentil.Eight opposition MPs were suspended by the Rajya Sabha Chairman on Monday over the ruckus created in the Upper House

08:13:32 on 22 Sep

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The assembly panel on peace and harmony is looking into complaints on the 'role or complicity of Facebook officials in the Delhi riots' .In a letter to the committee, Facebook said Parliament is already looking into the issue and requested the Delhi panel to withdraw its summons

08:25:29 on 22 Sep

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The Swiggy partners, under the banner of Indian Federation of App-Based Transport Workers, alleged that in recent months the management has made frequent and numerous reductions in earnings structure of delivery executives

06:37:20 on 22 Sep

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Dr Reddy's will conduct Phase III studies of Sputnik V vaccine in the country.The firm will enrol 1,000-2,000 participants and trials will be conducted at multiple government and private hospitals across the country, an executive says

06:49:00 on 22 Sep

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A desire to help, nationalism and a sense of wanting to be part of history are among the reasons driving volunteers to participate in vaccine trials.About 80% of volunteers in the Phase I and II trials are men, says Dr. J.S. Kumar, professor of general medicine at SRM Institute, who’s part of the 15-doctor team for covaxin trials

06:50:52 on 22 Sep

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Union health ministry data showed 75,083 new cases in the last 24 hours, and 1,053 deaths over the same period

06:51:19 on 22 Sep

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Congress' Eshwar Khandre intervened and said the deaths were more in number and the government was showing less by suppressing dataRejecting Khandre's statement, Sudhakar said the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) had complemented Karnataka for providing correct data

06:56:51 on 22 Sep

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Global airlines called for pre-departure COVID-19 testing for all international passengers to replace the quarantines they blame for exacerbating the travel slump

07:07:00 on 22 Sep

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There was no indication of the stalemate ending, however, India and China have agreed to keep the dialogue process going.The sixth round of senior military commander-level talks focused on ways to defuse tensions along the border

07:18:22 on 22 Sep

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CIL remained optimistic about the future of the dry fuel and said that its 110 ongoing projects with peak capacity of 750 million tonne are under implementation.Coal-based electricity will continue to do so till affordable storage of power comes in a major scale

07:22:16 on 22 Sep

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India is hosting clinical trials for all the major vaccine contenders.Serum Institute of India has started manufacturing Covid-19 vaccine candidate developed by Codagenix Inc, the US biotech said in a statement

07:22:37 on 22 Sep

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Johnson announced a package of new restrictions, including a requirement for pubs, restaurants and other venues in England to close between 10 pm and 5 am

05:28:15 on 22 Sep

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This is one of the three farm bills passed by Rajya Sabha in the current session as the government pressed ahead with the difficult farm sector reforms

05:28:44 on 22 Sep

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Under the new measures for England, which are likely to last six months, face coverings will become mandatory for passengers traveling in taxis and workers in the hospitality and retail sectors, with tougher fines for people failing to wear masks

05:32:48 on 22 Sep

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Out of these, 4,350 complaints were registered under the category, 'Protection of women against domestic violence', during the last six months -- from March 2020 to September 18, 2020

05:41:31 on 22 Sep

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Pawar said the Income Tax department has sought his 'clarification and explanation' on some poll affidavits furnished by him

05:43:09 on 22 Sep

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Daily recoveries from Covid-19 more than new infections reported per day since the past four days, says Union Health Secretary.India's COVID-19 deaths per million population among lowest in world, which stands at 64 for India and 123 for world, says Rajesh Bhushan

06:06:14 on 22 Sep

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The Covid-19 vaccine trial designed by Pfizer Inc. and its German partner BioNTech SE may allow them to find whether their shot works before their fastest-moving rivals

06:19:13 on 22 Sep

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The Opposition wants the Modi govt to meet their 3 demands, including a request to revoke the suspension of 8 members.Meanwhile, Ravi Shankar Prasad asked the suspended MPs to apologise for their behaviour

06:21:25 on 22 Sep

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A Delhi govt official said it's important to reserve ICU beds in private hospitals to deal with the rising coronavirus cases.The official also said that the AAP dispensation will challenge the high court order tomorrow

04:53:55 on 22 Sep

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Sharekhan’s new offering is targeting the new-age investor with a 'pay when you profit' pricing model

04:55:40 on 22 Sep

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Indian Oil said it will invest ₹17,825 crore in raising the capacity of its Gujarat refinery as well as setting up a petrochemical plant at the unit as part of plans for upscaling petchem business to protect margins

05:18:33 on 22 Sep

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The Bombay HC today permitted Kangana Ranaut to add Sanjay Raut and H-ward's designated officer Bhagyavant Late as party in her plea against the BMC over the demolition of a part of her bungalow in Mumbai

05:25:32 on 22 Sep

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A slide in wholesale price on the back of a record harvest may prompt farmer unions to intensify their protests

05:26:55 on 22 Sep

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NIA said in a statement that the state secretary of SDPI Muzamil Pasha had earlier called a meeting and directed the members of PFI/SDPI to instigate the mob and incite violence.

03:39:58 on 22 Sep

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The Companies (Amendment) Bill 2020 was passed by a voice vote in Rajya Sabha, amid several opposition MPs boycotting the proceedings of the House to protest suspension of eight members. The Lok Sabha had given its approval to the bill on September 19

03:41:13 on 22 Sep

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The govt needs to cap the merchant discount rate on all types of debit and pre-paid cards at a lower rate of 0.6% of the transaction value with a view to end distortions in the card payment ecosystem and promote digital transactions, says IIT-Bombay study

04:06:54 on 22 Sep

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At the time of Trump’s visit, there was no requirement of mandatory COVID test for travellers from foreign countries, the MEA says.Muraleedharan also said that WHO had declared Covid-19 a pandemic only on 11 March

04:07:36 on 22 Sep

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Burning crop residue is one of the main reasons for the chronic air pollution in northern India, including the capital New Delhi. The toxic air costs the country as much as 8.5% of its GDP, according to World Bank calculations, besides shortening the lives of citizens

04:18:31 on 22 Sep

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The Indian regulator has also clarified that people who have been infected with the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, earlier should be allowed to participate in trials as long as they did not have acute Covid-19 or other acute infectious illnesses

02:28:40 on 22 Sep

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Rhea Chakraborty and her brother Showik Chakraborty file bail applications in the NDPS case before the Bombay HC.The NCB has so far arrested more than 12 people

02:33:57 on 22 Sep

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HC says prima facie Delhi government's Sept 13 order is arbitrary, unreasonable and violative of fundamental rights of citizens

02:42:56 on 22 Sep

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The Norwegian Nobel Committee is planning to hold a dramatically pared down version of its annual award ceremony for the peace prize this year, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic

02:43:13 on 22 Sep

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The state government's order had been issued without any prior discussions with private hospitals to understand the current demand-supply situation of critical care beds, the petitioner alleged

02:58:21 on 22 Sep

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Just weeks after urging people to start returning to workplaces, Johnson will now advise them to stay at home if they can.He will also order all pubs, bars, restaurants and other hospitality sites across England to start closing at 10 pm from Thursday

03:01:34 on 22 Sep

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The trials will enrol 1,000-2,000 participants and be conducted at multiple government and private hospitals across the country, says Dr Reddy's executive.Sputnik-V doses supplied in India will likely be a combination of Indian- and Russian-made doses, he adds

03:14:17 on 22 Sep

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The plea, filed by the Association of Healthcare Providers India, said the order has been passed in an arbitrary, unfair, and illegal manner without realising the difficulties that may be faced by private hospitals and nursing homes

03:20:41 on 22 Sep

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The Covid vaccine has been developed by Siberia’s Vector Institute, which completed early-stage human trials of the vaccine last week.Russia's Sputnik V was the first vaccine against Covid to get the regulatory approval for public use

03:24:52 on 22 Sep

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Sharad Pawar's decision follows the announcement of a fast by the Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha .The NCP chief also bemoaned the conduct of Singh and the Modi govt's decision of bulldozing the Opposition in the House

02:48:18 on 22 Sep

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The tax department was looking to start assessment proceedings against Tiger following an Authority of Advanced Ruling order which had denied it benefits of grandfathering provisions under the India-Mauritius Double Tax Avoidance Agreement

01:47:20 on 22 Sep

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It is something many vaccine-makers have sought to avoid, by asking for full indemnity - complete protection from liability claims - from nations they sell to

01:53:09 on 22 Sep

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SP group has been struggling to service its debt after its mainstay businesses--real estate and infrastructure--took a because of the pandemic. It has missed a deadline to repay dues to group company Sterling and Wilson Solar Ltd

02:06:18 on 22 Sep

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The PM also urged IIT Guwahati to play a key role in the “beyond boundary expansions”, indicating that the elite institution may look at southeast Asia for its expansion

02:08:46 on 22 Sep

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PM Modi hoped that the IIT students who got their PhD will continue to do research for the new ideas and betterment of the country.

01:24:38 on 22 Sep

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GDP contraction sets India behind EM peers

Among 10 large emerging markets, India has fallen to the fifth position, the latest edition of Mint’s Emerging Markets Tracker shows

01:27:03 on 22 Sep

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Boris Johnson will impose new curbs on pubs, bars and restaurants in a bid to tackle the second wave of Covid-19.The measures come after senior medics warned that Britain faced an exponentially growing death rate within weeks unless urgent action was taken

12:40:46 on 22 Sep

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Despite moderating numbers, ‘we still have unknown cases and it implies that there is silent transmission chain in our community,’ says Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam

12:55:46 on 22 Sep

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On ensuring liquidity for open-ended debt schemes and developing corporate bond market beyond super-rated paper, Sebi is working to introduce steps and has referred some of these agendas to an expert committee, said Tyagi

01:11:40 on 22 Sep

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Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad demands the revocation of suspension of the eight MPs who had been suspended over the ruckus on Sept 20

12:38:49 on 22 Sep

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As many as 18,52,355 people have been issued domicile certificates till Monday, and the rest are in process, the spokesman said.

11:32:24 on 22 Sep

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The EC clarified that 'the Commission's schedule of visit to Bihar has no corelation with the announcement of dates of State Assembly polls'

11:43:12 on 22 Sep

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The new trend will be an advantage for low-cost carriers that are able to offer competitive pricing amid an uncertain future for business travel

11:52:53 on 22 Sep

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This week, the ministry of information and broadcasting wrote to IAMAI saying the latter should look at other self-regulatory models since the government does not support the current one

11:59:16 on 22 Sep

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Earthquake of magnitude 4.2 on the Richter scale occurred today at 01:28:33 IST in Barpeta with a depth of 71 km, NCS says

12:16:23 on 22 Sep

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair a high-level virtual meeting to discuss the coronavirus situation with the chief ministers of seven states tomorrow.Chief ministers of Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, UP, Tamil Nadu, Delhi and Punjab will be attend the meeting

12:24:58 on 22 Sep

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The white marble tomb in the city of Agra, built by a 17th-century Mughal emperor for his wife, was opened to the public at sunrise, and a Chinese national and a visitor from Delhi were among the first to enter

10:41:37 on 22 Sep

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Congress asks Centre to ensure that private players adhere to MSP, that it is in line with Swaminathan formula and buying below MS is not allowed .Rajya Sabha chairman M Venkaiah Naidu told the House that action had been taken against the MPs' conduct and it was not personal

11:11:36 on 22 Sep

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Singh raised the suspicion that in the environment, which was created by the Opposition in the Upper House, even the murder of the Rajya Sabha's Deputy Chairman could have happened.

11:16:01 on 22 Sep

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Ren, the former chairman of Huayuan Property Co., was sentenced on charges including corruption and abuse of power after pleading guilty at trial

11:20:29 on 22 Sep

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There were no immediate reports of any loss of life or damage to property

10:27:11 on 22 Sep

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Xi is scheduled to address the United Nations General Assembly via video link later Tuesday

09:43:42 on 22 Sep

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He has unmatched experience as a former governor of the Reserve Bank of India, as former illustrious finance minister and of course as the honourable former prime minister of the country, Jayant Sinha said

09:45:16 on 22 Sep

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Without changes to tax and spending laws, the federal debt held by the public will reach 195% of GDP by 2050, the CBO said in its long-term budget outlook

09:49:47 on 22 Sep

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The marathon round of talks, which began late Monday between senior military commanders and was aimed at ensuring a temporary peace that seems to be holding, continues

09:54:34 on 22 Sep

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PM Modi further said that this act showed Harivansh Singh's greatness.Harivansh Singh, the deputy chairperson of the Rajya Sabha went to meet the protesting MPs from the opposition parties and offered them tea

10:10:32 on 22 Sep

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India has one of the largest local currency government bond markets among emerging-market economies with over $800 billion in debt stock.

10:13:05 on 22 Sep

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India's Coronavirus case tally crossed 55-lakh mark on Tuesday with a spike of 75,083 new cases and 1,053 deaths in last 24 hours.

10:17:54 on 22 Sep

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The body of the deceased was recovered after 20 hours.'Rescue teams had been searching for him since morning and, the body of Naveen Kumar has been retrieved,' Mahesh Bhagwat, Commissioner of Police, Rachakonda said

10:21:26 on 22 Sep

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The talks that began at 9:30 am on Monday continued till 11:00 pm , a person familiar with the developments said. Details of what has transpired at the talks were awaited.

08:28:57 on 22 Sep

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The disasters should sway those denying science that shows greenhouse gases are dangerously changing weather patterns, Cook said

08:40:15 on 22 Sep

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Beating lockdown blues with nostalgia

Spotify data from six European countries shows that the demand for ‘nostalgia’ playlists increased sharply during the lockdown

08:49:51 on 22 Sep

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Russian officials said that they have secured deals for the vaccine to be delivered in countries like India, Saudi Arabia, Mexico and Brazil

08:55:35 on 22 Sep

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India's COVID-19 count reached 54,87,581 on Monday. The count includes 10,03,299 active cases, and 43,96,399 cured/discharged/migrated patients

09:25:57 on 22 Sep

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The bill, which had been cleared by Rajya Sabha on Saturday and passed by voice vote in Lok Sabha, moots up to five years' imprisonment for those attacking doctors and healthcare workers during a health crisis.

09:27:38 on 22 Sep

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