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Manoj Kumar

Manoj Kumar

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Manoj Kumar is an assistant news editor at Chandigarh. He edits for the Punjab and Haryana news desks of Hindustan Times

  • Aug 14, 2017 11:20
    As the midnight approached, AR Rehman started crooning his ‘Vande Matram’ song. The gathering also went wild with chants of ‘Vande Matram’ with a fervour that reminded me of the freedom fighters who sacrificed their lives for the Independence of the... read more
  • Mar 07, 2015 11:01
    Two days after HT reported rampant clearing of ‘protected’ forest areas in Raisina village of Gurgaon, authorities woke up to the menace. A joint team from the state pollution control board, forest, mining and town and country planning swung into action... read more
  • Feb 26, 2015 12:42
    The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad high court on Wednesday directed the state government to make available medicines and special masks to people within two-three days for prevention against swine flu. read more
  • Oct 31, 2014 10:05
    A few months after Amrita Pritam\'s demise on this day in 2005, my friend Ashwani called up from Rajpura. He told me that after listening to his rendering of some Sufi verses at her residence during her last days, Amrita had said, \"Ashwani, please come... read more
  • Sep 06, 2014 16:30
    The residential government school, which had denied admission to a divorced ‘girl’, admitted her to Class 9 on Wednesday after the incident got media hype. The report was published in HT on August 26. read more
  • Aug 03, 2014 09:23
    The family of Amrita Pritam, the late doyenne of Punjabi literature, has threatened to move court against the makers of a proposed film on her relationship with legendary film lyricist Sahir Ludhianvi, saying it had refused to approve the project even... read more
  • Mar 06, 2014 09:34
    You would always be proud of being an eligible bachelor if someone like Amrita Pritam starts taking interest in looking for a match for you.I found myself in such a flattering position in the late \'90s when I was in touch with her and occasionally visited... read more
  • Oct 03, 2012 21:05
    The success of the Araku Valley project proves that farming can be a productive enterprise if we go the cooperative way. Manoj Kumar writes. read more
  • Nov 11, 2011 22:45
    Malnutrition must be seen as a national emergency. Manoj Kumar writes. read more
  • Feb 03, 2011 23:13
    Recently, in an upmarket cafe in south Mumbai, I overheard a lady remark that there are two types of people in India: those who can afford a Louis Vuitton handbag and those who can’t. read more
  • Nov 11, 2010 23:47
    Mahindra laid down his plan of marrying Indian consumer behaviour, urban lifestyle and mindset with US technology to redefine public transport in India through the use of electric vehicles. An intense listener, Obama was very excited, writes Manoj K... read more
  • Aug 22, 2010 20:16
    To battle hunger and malnutrition, we first need to know where they exist. As of now, the State’s data is sketchy, writes Manoj Kumar. read more
  • Apr 06, 2010 22:53
    To say that states don’t have money to feed their poor children is a fallacy. It is just that no one seems to have the time or imagination to channelise the resources in the right direction, writes Manoj Kumar. read more
  • Jan 20, 2010 17:41
    Indian finance minister Pranab Mukherjee said on Wednesday the government was taking steps to contain inflation. read more
  • Jan 05, 2010 21:56
    Telangana agitators stopped mid-day meals from reaching needy children. Why? Manoj Kumar elaborates. read more
  • Aug 15, 2009 13:51
    True independence would mean freedom from self-centred thinking and placing the nation above oneself. Only on implementing this, would the tricolour unfurl in our souls and herald a truly independent India, says Manoj Kumar. read more
  • Mar 27, 2009 12:14
    India\'s wholesale price inflation is expected to be between 2 per cent and minus 2 per cent in the fiscal year to March 2010 according to chief economic adviser, Arvind Virmani. read more
  • Mar 17, 2009 17:30
    India is confident of meeting its revised direct tax collection target of $67 bln for the current fiscal year. The direct tax receipts between April 1, 2008 and March 16 rose by 18 per cent read more
  • Jan 26, 2008 22:49
    As the United States\' faces economic recession, chances of a global trade deal have brightened with key WTO members agreeing for next Ministerial Meeting in March. read more
  • Dec 18, 2007 11:09
    With industry and tax payer- friendly initiatives taken by Finance Minister P Chidambaram this year, the government has succeeded in achieving unprecedented growth in tax collections. read more