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Women supporting the farmers' agitation reach Rohtak toll plaza on Rohtak-Delhi road, in Haryana on January 17. (Manoj Dhaka/Hindustan Times)
Women supporting the farmers' agitation reach Rohtak toll plaza on Rohtak-Delhi road, in Haryana on January 17. (Manoj Dhaka/Hindustan Times)

SC tells Delhi Police to decide on farmers’ Jan 26 tractor rally

By Abraham Thomas
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 03:55 PM IST
The apex court said the decision should be taken by the Delhi Police as the entry of farmers into the national Capital was a law and order problem
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Supporters of farmers take part in a flag march along a blocked highway as farmers continue to protest against the central government's recent agricultural reforms at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh state border in Ghazipur on January 17. (AFP)
Supporters of farmers take part in a flag march along a blocked highway as farmers continue to protest against the central government's recent agricultural reforms at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh state border in Ghazipur on January 17. (AFP)

Farmers’ protest: Cracks in unions as key leader charts own agenda

By Zia Haq
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2021 04:12 PM IST
The Samyukt Kisan Morcha said efforts by Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Gurnam Singh Chaduni to organise an all-party meeting on the farm laws were not “authorised”
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West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee. (PTI)
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee. (PTI)

West Bengal assembly election: Mamata Banerjee to contest from Nandigram

UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2021 03:44 PM IST
TMC MLA from Nandigram and former minister Suvendu Adhikari shifted to the Bharatiya Janata Party on December 19, 2020
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Police said that the family has not filed any case yet.(HT representative photo )

16-year-old girl's body with throat slit found in Rajasthan's Barmer

PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 04:10 PM IST
Family members and locals have alleged that the minor was raped, but police said it could be confirmed only after the post-mortem.
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India's Mohammed Siraj s congratulated by teammates after taking his fifth wicket during play on day four of the fourth cricket Test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane(AP)
India's Mohammed Siraj s congratulated by teammates after taking his fifth wicket during play on day four of the fourth cricket Test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane(AP)

‘I'd like to thank him for showing trust in me’, Siraj thanks India teammate

By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2021 03:57 PM IST
After the end of day’s play, the speedster thanked stand-in Indian captain Ajinkya Rahane for being the guiding light
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According to a news report, US President-elect Joe Biden has appointed at least 20 Indian-Americans, with 17 of them in White House positions — 13 of the 20 also happen to be women. (AFP)
According to a news report, US President-elect Joe Biden has appointed at least 20 Indian-Americans, with 17 of them in White House positions — 13 of the 20 also happen to be women. (AFP)

Under Biden, the rise of Indian-Americans

By HT Editorial
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 07:16 PM IST
India would do well to cultivate them, as it would cultivate any US official at high levels, but respect their identity beyond their Indian roots.
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Farmers during their agitation over new farm reform laws, Singhu border, New Delhi, January 15, 2021 (PTI)
Farmers during their agitation over new farm reform laws, Singhu border, New Delhi, January 15, 2021 (PTI)

What the farm stir can learn from Gandhi

By Shashi Shekhar
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 06:58 PM IST
Every protest has a window of effectiveness. As the struggle gets prolonged, people’s goodwill decreases
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File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Nepal PM Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli.

India gives Nepal 'iron clad' commitment on vaccine, supply schedule coming week

Reported by Shishir Gupta
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 04:40 PM IST
While Nepal PM Oli’s political detractors has painted foreign minister Pradeep Gyawali’s visit to India a damp squib, New Delhi found the visitor committed to cementing bilateral ties.
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Mohammed Siraj is congratulated by his teammates after getting his fifth wicket. (Getty Images)
Mohammed Siraj is congratulated by his teammates after getting his fifth wicket. (Getty Images)

Siraj claims maiden Test five-wicket-haul, ends India's 17-year-long wait

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2021 12:47 PM IST
  • Mohammed Siraj, who had a promising start to his Test career with five wickets in Melbourne, led from the front and claimed his maiden five-wicket-haul in Tests.
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There are bound to be glitches — a power breakdown that ruins some doses; delays in the vaccine reaching some remote corners of the country; at least, some jumping of queues. But this is an exercise that India will manage well. If all goes well, a month from now, the country could well have more people who have received at least one dose of the vaccine than any other country (AFP)
There are bound to be glitches — a power breakdown that ruins some doses; delays in the vaccine reaching some remote corners of the country; at least, some jumping of queues. But this is an exercise that India will manage well. If all goes well, a month from now, the country could well have more people who have received at least one dose of the vaccine than any other country (AFP)

In India, the story of Covid-19 vaccines

UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2021 11:39 PM IST
India has done well. The rollout of the vaccines, despite a set of concerns, is a scientific milestone. But the State must, now, plan ahead
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Soni Razdan feels Rhea Chakraborty's time in jail has not ruined her chance of having a successful career in films.

Soni Razdan calls Rhea Chakraborty ‘innocent victim of a very twisted design’

UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2021 10:27 AM IST
  • Soni Razdan feels that Rhea Chakraborty has a bright future ahead of her in the film industry. Soni said that her time in jail 'clearly exposed the people who sent her there'.
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Virat Kohli has changed his Twitter bio.
Virat Kohli has changed his Twitter bio.

Virat Kohli calls himself 'a proud husband and father' in new Twitter bio

PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 08:30 AM IST
Virat Kohli, who recently welcomed a baby girl with wife Anushka Sharma, has changed his bio on Twitter.
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Jasprit Bumrah hugged Mohammed Siraj as he led the team back. (BCCI screengrab)
Jasprit Bumrah hugged Mohammed Siraj as he led the team back. (BCCI screengrab)

Siraj gets emotional after five-for, Bumrah welcomes him with a hug - WATCH

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2021 02:35 PM IST
  • India vs Australia: As Mohammed Siraj led the Indian team off the field at the end of the Australian innings, a proud Jasprit Bumrah welcomed the fellow fast bowler with a hug.
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Liger first look: Vijay Deverakonda is a crossbreed between tiger and lion, as the title suggests.
Liger first look: Vijay Deverakonda is a crossbreed between tiger and lion, as the title suggests.

Liger first look: Vijay Deverakonda a cross between a tiger, lion in fiery still

PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 10:16 AM IST
Liger first look: Vijay Deverakonda and Ananya Panday's film has dropped its first poster and it plays as a 'crossbreed' between a lion and a tiger.
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Australia's Steve Smith reacts as he bats during play on day four of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia, Monday, Jan. 18, 2021. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)(AP)
Australia's Steve Smith reacts as he bats during play on day four of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia, Monday, Jan. 18, 2021. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)(AP)

Smith surpasses Sachin, Sehwag, becomes quickest to reach 7500 Test runs

By hindustantimes.com
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 12:18 PM IST
India vs Australia: While it took Smith 139 innings to reach the landmark, both Tendulkar and Sehwag had taken 144 innings to achieve the feat.
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Shah Rukh Khan with Juhi Chawla and her husband Jay Mehta.

Shah Rukh Khan jokingly objects to KKR’s birthday wish for Juhi Chawla’s husband

PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 04:09 PM IST
  • Shah Rukh Khan jokingly took offence as the official Twitter handle of Kolkata Knight Riders declared Juhi Chawla’s husband Jay Mehta as the 'most affable gentleman'.
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Sunil Grover, Saif Ali Khan, Dimple Kapadia in Tandav.
Sunil Grover, Saif Ali Khan, Dimple Kapadia in Tandav.

'Tandav is a work of fiction, it's a piece of entertainment first': Sunil Grover

PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 03:23 PM IST
  • Sunil Grover has insisted that Tandav is a work of fiction, and that it was shot before many of the incidents it shows transpired in real life.
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Sonam Kapoor on the sets of Blind.
Sonam Kapoor on the sets of Blind.

Sonam Kapoor is having a blast on set, dad Anil Kapoor feels he's missing out

PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 02:31 PM IST
  • Actor Sonam Kapoor has shared a new image from the Glasgow sets of her upcoming film, Blind. Her dad, Anil Kapoor, left a comment on her post.
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Ajith on a road trip.

Ajith goes on a road trip to Sikkim on bike, pics go viral

By Haricharan Pudipeddi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 02:30 PM IST
As per reports, Ajith made a pit stop at Varanasi where he was identified by a fan who went on to click a selfie which has gone viral on social media.
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The team of Indru Netru Naalai 2 during a puja.

Tamil sci-fi film Indru Netru Naalai 2 launched with a puja ceremony, see pics

By Haricharan Pudipeddi
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2021 02:21 PM IST
The sequel of Indru Netru Naalai 2 will mark the reunion of the lead actors Vishnu Vishal and Karunakaran from the first part and it will be directed by Karthik Ponraj SP.
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Mohammed Siraj is congratulated by his teammates after getting his fifth wicket. (Getty Images)
Mohammed Siraj is congratulated by his teammates after getting his fifth wicket. (Getty Images)

Siraj claims maiden Test five-wicket-haul, ends India's 17-year-long wait

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2021 12:47 PM IST
  • Mohammed Siraj, who had a promising start to his Test career with five wickets in Melbourne, led from the front and claimed his maiden five-wicket-haul in Tests.
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Mohammed Siraj of India celebrates the wicket of Marnus Labuschagne of Australia during day four of the fourth test match between Australia and India at the Gabba in Brisbane, Australia, January 18, 2021. AAP Image/Darren England via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVE. AUSTRALIA OUT. NEW ZEALAND OUT(via REUTERS)
Mohammed Siraj of India celebrates the wicket of Marnus Labuschagne of Australia during day four of the fourth test match between Australia and India at the Gabba in Brisbane, Australia, January 18, 2021. AAP Image/Darren England via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVE. AUSTRALIA OUT. NEW ZEALAND OUT(via REUTERS)

4th Test, Day 4 Highlights: Siraj shines as India need 324 runs to win at Gabba

By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2021 01:15 PM IST
IND vs AUS 4th Test, Day 4 Highlights: India bowled out Australia for 294 runs and will need to make 328 to win the four-match series.
Australia's batsman Steve Smith looks on as India's Shardul Thakur bowls on day four of the fourth cricket Test match between Australia and India at The Gabba in Brisbane.(AFP)
Australia's batsman Steve Smith looks on as India's Shardul Thakur bowls on day four of the fourth cricket Test match between Australia and India at The Gabba in Brisbane.(AFP)

Brisbane Test - Tomorrow it will be about bowling in good areas: Smith

By hindustantimes.com
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 02:58 PM IST
India vs Australia: Rain ensured India couldn't make any progress in their chase and with more rain predicted for the final day, Australia batsman Steve Smith believes the Aussie bowlers need to be patient and bowl in good areas.
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Mohammed Siraj finished with 5/73. (Getty Images)
Mohammed Siraj finished with 5/73. (Getty Images)

Brisbane Test: India need 324 to win after Siraj claims maiden Test five-for

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2021 01:32 PM IST
  • India vs Australia: Siraj’s 5/73 coupled with another fine piece of fast bowling from Shardul Thakur (4/61), helped India bowl Australia out for 294 in their second innings, which set India 328 to win.
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India's Washington Sundar (R) is congratulated by Shardul Thakur (L) after reaching his half century during day three of the fourth cricket Test match between Australia and India at the Gabba in Brisbane on January 17, 2021. (Photo by Patrick HAMILTON / AFP) / -- IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE --(AFP)
India's Washington Sundar (R) is congratulated by Shardul Thakur (L) after reaching his half century during day three of the fourth cricket Test match between Australia and India at the Gabba in Brisbane on January 17, 2021. (Photo by Patrick HAMILTON / AFP) / -- IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE --(AFP)

Almost as if Kohli, Tendulkar were batting: Manjrekar on Shardul, Sundar

By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2021 09:16 AM IST
India vs Australia: The two cricketers, who added a gritty 123-run partnership for India’s seventh wicket have garnered praise from all corners, including the likes of Virat Kohli, Ricky Ponting, Matthew Hayden, Tom Moody and many more.
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The image shows the happy doggo.(Instagram/@DannyDeraney)

Doggo’s joyful zoomies after getting a new hula hoop may brighten up your Monday

By Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 01:33 PM IST
The doggo’s expression after receiving the gift is enough to melt one’s heart.
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The image shows Allie Shroyer standing in front of the doorbell camera.(Facebook/@Kristen Shroyer)

Girl Scout’s adorable virtual sales pitch is the cutest thing you’ll see today

By Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 11:36 AM IST
The clip starts with Allie standing in front of the camera and rehearsing her sales pitch.
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Lincoln, a Nubian goat, stands in her pen in Fair Haven, Vt. A goat and a dog who were each elected mayor of a Vermont town have helped raise money to renovate a community playground. The Fair Haven town manager came up with the oddball idea of pet mayor elections to raise money and to help get local kids civically involved. (AP)
Lincoln, a Nubian goat, stands in her pen in Fair Haven, Vt. A goat and a dog who were each elected mayor of a Vermont town have helped raise money to renovate a community playground. The Fair Haven town manager came up with the oddball idea of pet mayor elections to raise money and to help get local kids civically involved. (AP)

Honorary pet mayors raise money for community playground in Vermont

AP
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 09:31 AM IST
Lincoln, the goat, helped raise about $10,000 while the current mayor, Murfee, a Cavalier King Charles spaniel, has raised $20,000.
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The image shows the center of supernova remnant RCW 103.(Instagram/@nasachandraxray )
The image shows the center of supernova remnant RCW 103.(Instagram/@nasachandraxray )

NASA's latest post about neutron stars may intrigue you

By Sanya Budhiraja
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 08:34 AM IST
This image was shared on the official Instagram account of NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory.
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The image shows an individual cutting a brick of butter.(Instagram/@foodieagraaaaa)

Bizarre food alert: Netizens share their thoughts on ‘butter tea’. Watch

By Sanya Budhiraja
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 01:25 AM IST
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Police said that the family has not filed any case yet.(HT representative photo )
Police said that the family has not filed any case yet.(HT representative photo )

16-year-old girl's body with throat slit found in Rajasthan's Barmer

PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 04:10 PM IST
Family members and locals have alleged that the minor was raped, but police said it could be confirmed only after the post-mortem.
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Shyam Saran Negi, believed to be India's oldest voter at 103 years of age, shows his inked finger after casting vote for Panchayat elections, at Kalpa in Kinnaur.(PTI)
Shyam Saran Negi, believed to be India's oldest voter at 103 years of age, shows his inked finger after casting vote for Panchayat elections, at Kalpa in Kinnaur.(PTI)

India's first voter, ex-school teacher: Shyam Saran Negi has never missed an ele

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Mallika Soni
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 04:07 PM IST
Negi has voted in every general election since 1951 and is believed to be India's oldest voter.
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Uttarakhand: Man arrested for drowning two children in a canal

PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 04:03 PM IST
The man, who started living with a woman and her two children after her husband died two years ago, told police that he thought of the children, aged 6 and 7, as “obstacles”
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Women supporting the farmers' agitation reach Rohtak toll plaza on Rohtak-Delhi road, in Haryana on January 17. (Manoj Dhaka/Hindustan Times)
Women supporting the farmers' agitation reach Rohtak toll plaza on Rohtak-Delhi road, in Haryana on January 17. (Manoj Dhaka/Hindustan Times)

SC tells Delhi Police to decide on farmers’ Jan 26 tractor rally

By Abraham Thomas
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 03:55 PM IST
The apex court said the decision should be taken by the Delhi Police as the entry of farmers into the national Capital was a law and order problem
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The Bombay high court.
The Bombay high court.

Malicious reporting on SSR case: HC directs digital media to follow press council rules

By K A Y Dodhiya
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 03:47 PM IST
The court also accepted a suggestion of the petitioners that Mumbai Police should appoint an officer to act as a link between the media and investigators and conduct weekly briefings
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A truck drives past Downing Street with a message that reads "Incompentent government destroying shellfish industry" in a protest action by Scottish fishermen against post-Brexit red tape and coronavirus restrictions, which they say could threaten the future of the industry, in London on January 18, 2021. (Photo by Tolga Akmen / AFP)(AFP)
A truck drives past Downing Street with a message that reads "Incompentent government destroying shellfish industry" in a protest action by Scottish fishermen against post-Brexit red tape and coronavirus restrictions, which they say could threaten the future of the industry, in London on January 18, 2021. (Photo by Tolga Akmen / AFP)(AFP)

'Brexit carnage': Shellfish lorries stack up near Downing Street

Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 04:07 PM IST
One lorry, with the slogan "Brexit Carnage", parked just metres from Downing Street - the official office of Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Police were asking the lorry drivers for details.
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The cryptocurrency has been booming since March last year and had on Monday from a record level of $40,000.(AFP)
The cryptocurrency has been booming since March last year and had on Monday from a record level of $40,000.(AFP)

UK man on a mission to find long-lost hard drive with bitcoin worth $280 million

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Deepali Sharma, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 04:02 PM IST
The resident of Newport, Wales has once again started his search for the drive and urged local city officials to let him dig through landfill sites.
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Airmen and soldiers from the Alaska National Guard prepare to depart from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson to assist with the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden in Washington.(AP)
Airmen and soldiers from the Alaska National Guard prepare to depart from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson to assist with the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden in Washington.(AP)

Insider attack threat looming on Biden inauguration: What do we know so far

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 03:50 PM IST
The FBI has been screening National Guard troops entering Washington to thwart any threat of insider attack during President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration.
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Navalny's spokeswoman Kira Yarmysh said on Twitter that two of the opposition leader's lawyers had been allowed to enter the police building, but that they were not given access to him.(AP)
Navalny's spokeswoman Kira Yarmysh said on Twitter that two of the opposition leader's lawyers had been allowed to enter the police building, but that they were not given access to him.(AP)

Alexei Navalny lawyer says denied access to Moscow police cell

AFP
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 03:13 PM IST
Navalny lawyer Olga Mikhailova told the Echo of Moscow radio station she was not being permitted to see her client, who was being held at a police station near the airport after he returned to Russia on Sunday.
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Biden is known to turn to Harris first during meetings to ask for her opinion or perspective on the matter at hand.(AP)
Biden is known to turn to Harris first during meetings to ask for her opinion or perspective on the matter at hand.(AP)

Kamala Harris prepares for central role in Joe Biden's White House

PTI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 03:06 PM IST
With the confluence of crises confronting Joe Biden's administration — and an evenly divided Senate in which she would deliver the tie-breaking vote — Harris is shaping up to be a central player in addressing everything from the coronavirus pandemic to criminal justice reform.
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Sindhu and other Indian shuttlers look for better show at Thailand Open

PTI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 03:23 PM IST
The Indian players seemed to struggle with their fitness as none of them could cross the second round at the Yonex Thailand Open, the first event of the Asia leg here.
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic(REUTERS)

Groth slams 'selfish' Djokovic after quarantine 'demands'

Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 03:27 PM IST
A Spanish tennis website reported that Djokovic wrote to Tennis Australia boss Craig Tiley with a list of "demands", asking for reduced isolation periods.
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Soccer Football - Premier League - Liverpool v Manchester United - Anfield, Liverpool, Britain - January 17, 2021 Liverpool's Alisson saves a shot from Manchester United's Marcus Rashford Pool via REUTERS/Michael Regan(Pool via REUTERS)
Soccer Football - Premier League - Liverpool v Manchester United - Anfield, Liverpool, Britain - January 17, 2021 Liverpool's Alisson saves a shot from Manchester United's Marcus Rashford Pool via REUTERS/Michael Regan(Pool via REUTERS)

Alisson saves Liverpool in goalless draw with United

Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 04:20 AM IST
It was the third game in the last five between the clubs at Anfield that has ended goalless and will have left many frustrated but United will be happy to remain top of the league.
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Japan's Naomi Osaka arrives at Adelaide Airport ahead of the Australian Open tennis championship, Adelaide. Arriving players will serve a 14-day quarantine period ahead of the first Grand slam tennis tournament that is set to get underway on February 8 in Melbourne.(AP)
Japan's Naomi Osaka arrives at Adelaide Airport ahead of the Australian Open tennis championship, Adelaide. Arriving players will serve a 14-day quarantine period ahead of the first Grand slam tennis tournament that is set to get underway on February 8 in Melbourne.(AP)

72 tennis players in lockdown after virus cases on flights

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PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 07:01 AM IST
  • That means they won't be allowed to leave their hotel rooms or practice for 14 days, creating a two-speed preparation period for the tournament. Other players in less rigorous quarantine will be allowed to practice for five hours daily.
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Barca's Messi sees red as Bilbao claim Super Cup glory

Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 04:45 AM IST
Messi, who returned to the starting lineup after missing the semi-final victory over Real Sociedad through injury, was dismissed after striking Asier Villalibre in the final minute.
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The Nifty Metal Index was the worst performing index, falling 4.1% to its lowest since Jan 4.(AP)
The Nifty Metal Index was the worst performing index, falling 4.1% to its lowest since Jan 4.(AP)

Shares hit over 1-week low as shadow lenders drop on fears of tighter rules

Reuters, Bengaluru
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 04:08 PM IST
The blue-chip NSE Nifty 50 index fell 1.06% to close at 14,281.3, while the benchmark S&P BSE Sensex was down 0.96% at 48,564.27.
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The investment strategy for the new fund will be the same as in the first fund, it said, adding that the investments will be made in three identified themes.(Reuters | Representational image)
The investment strategy for the new fund will be the same as in the first fund, it said, adding that the investments will be made in three identified themes.(Reuters | Representational image)

Tata Capital PE fund raises 1,250 cr to invest in urbanisation, manufacturing

PTI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 03:58 PM IST
The fund has both newer and existing investors, which include global and European fund of funds, Japanese institutions and a leading Asian development finance institution, a statement said.
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Mizoram’s first solar power plant has been commissioned at Tlungvel.(Reuters/ Representational photo)
Mizoram’s first solar power plant has been commissioned at Tlungvel.(Reuters/ Representational photo)

Total speeds up renewables push with $2.5 bln investment in Indian solar power

Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 03:44 PM IST
For its investment, Total will get a 20% stake in AGEL and a seat on its board, as well as a 50% share in the Indian firm's portfolio of solar power assets, the French firm said.
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IRFC IPO comprises up to 178.20 crore shares, comprising a fresh issue of up to 118.80 crore and offer-for-sale of up to 59.40 crore shares by the government.(iStock)
IRFC IPO comprises up to 178.20 crore shares, comprising a fresh issue of up to 118.80 crore and offer-for-sale of up to 59.40 crore shares by the government.(iStock)

IRFC IPO opens for subscription; wise decision to invest, say experts

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shivani
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 11:16 AM IST
As per experts, it will be a wise decision to invest in the IRFC IPO due to the strategic role of the Indian railways in financing growth. It also has a low-risk business model and lower credit risk.
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The S&P BSE Sensex slid 0.3% to 48,878.1 as of 9:50 a.m. in Mumbai, with three stocks falling for each one that rose.(HT photo)
The S&P BSE Sensex slid 0.3% to 48,878.1 as of 9:50 a.m. in Mumbai, with three stocks falling for each one that rose.(HT photo)

Indian stocks drop for a second day, tracking losses in Asia

Bloomberg
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 11:01 AM IST
Foreign investors have bought $2.4 billion worth of Indian stocks this month through Jan 14.
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NHM UP admit card 2021.(Screengrab )

NHM UP admit card 2021 for Staff Nurse and other posts released

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Akhilesh Nagari, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 04:00 PM IST
  • Candidates who have registered for the NHM UP Recruitment 2021 can download their admit card online at admitcard.samshrm.com.
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ICSI CSEET results 2021.(Yahoo)
ICSI CSEET results 2021.(Yahoo)

ICSI CSEET results 2021 announced, here's how to check

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Akhilesh Nagari, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 03:29 PM IST
  • Candidates who have appeared in the CSEET examination can check their results online at icsi.edu.
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ICSI CSEET results 2021. (Screengrab)

ICSI CSEET results 2021 declared at icsi.edu, here's direct link

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Akhilesh Nagari, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 03:07 PM IST
  • Candidates who have appeared in the ICSI CSEET examination can check their results online at icsi.edu.
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Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia visits government schools as it reopens for classes 10th and 12th after COVID-19 pandemic, in New Delhi on Monday. (ANI)
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia visits government schools as it reopens for classes 10th and 12th after COVID-19 pandemic, in New Delhi on Monday. (ANI)

Smiles, sanitisers welcome students as schools reopen in Delhi

PTI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 03:03 PM IST
The students who were elated to be able to attend the first offline class of the academic session wore masks and queued up outside schools maintaining social distance.
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Representational image. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Representational image. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Week-long Delhi Education Conference concludes

PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 12:33 PM IST
For improving teacher-training methods, suggestions such as setting up a cadre of specialist teachers, collaborative professional development and engaging with parents at a deeper level were made.
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WhatsApp and Facebook, represented by senior advocates Kapil Sibal and Mukul Rohatgi, told the court that the plea was not maintainable and many of the issues raised in it were without any foundation.(REUTERS)
WhatsApp and Facebook, represented by senior advocates Kapil Sibal and Mukul Rohatgi, told the court that the plea was not maintainable and many of the issues raised in it were without any foundation.(REUTERS)

It is voluntary, don't accept it: Delhi HC on WhatsApp's privacy policy

PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 02:37 PM IST
The court also pointed out that even Google maps captures all data and stores it.
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Footover bridges are among the most escapist places of a city, especially when suspended in places that don’t appeal to crowds during certain times of the day
Footover bridges are among the most escapist places of a city, especially when suspended in places that don’t appeal to crowds during certain times of the day

Delhiwale: A (mid-air) walk to remember

By Mayank Austen Soofi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2021 03:47 AM IST
Finding peace amid rush, on an overbridge
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While the DDA is asking people to give a broad vision for the city, citizens want an issue-based discussion on various aspects of MPD-2041.(HT Photo)
While the DDA is asking people to give a broad vision for the city, citizens want an issue-based discussion on various aspects of MPD-2041.(HT Photo)

DDA asks residents for input on Delhi’s Master Plan 2041

By Risha Chitlangia, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 03:18 AM IST
“People can give their suggestions and share their ideas about what kind of the city they want Delhi to be. The idea behind this exercise is to get maximum participation,” said a senior DDA official.
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In the last one and a half years, Delhi Police’s economic offences wing has registered 19 cases of cheating and fraud against various developers and housing society groups.(File photo)
In the last one and a half years, Delhi Police’s economic offences wing has registered 19 cases of cheating and fraud against various developers and housing society groups.(File photo)

Delhi: Search for an affordable house lands 19 in fraud net

By karn pratap singh, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 03:09 AM IST
Pushkar Rawat, Shivali Seth, and thousands of home buyers were duped by various developers and promoters, who allegedly tricked them into investing in different housing schemes by fraudulently using the DDA’s land-pooling policy, which is yet to become operational.
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The Delhi government has also introduced a similar concept in 2015, calling it ‘car free day’ where in some roads of the city private vehicles were not allowed to ply for selected days.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
The Delhi government has also introduced a similar concept in 2015, calling it ‘car free day’ where in some roads of the city private vehicles were not allowed to ply for selected days.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

‘No Car Sunday’ organised in Connaught Place

By Soumya Pillai, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 03:00 AM IST
The campaign called, ‘No Car Sunday’, which was first started by a group of teenage environment activists as a local initiative to discourage neighbours from using their cars for one day of the week to help reduce vehicular emissions in the national capital.
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A healthcare worker collects swab sample of a resident in Mumbai. (HT Photo)
A healthcare worker collects swab sample of a resident in Mumbai. (HT Photo)

Covid-19 check-ups helping in early diagnosis of cancer

By Rupsa Chakraborty, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 02:03 AM IST
Compulsory CT scan for Covid-19 patients helps city doctors detect early-stage cancers, allowing for timely treatments.
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A student of TISS, Mumbai, Anand Gupta is currently stuck with patchy internet connectivity in his village in UP.(HT Photo)
A student of TISS, Mumbai, Anand Gupta is currently stuck with patchy internet connectivity in his village in UP.(HT Photo)

‘Want govt to focus on education sector’, says Anand Gupta

By Shreya Bhandary, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 01:34 AM IST
Anand Gupta wants to continue higher studies, and claimed that in the last few months, money paid by the government to doctoral students has been irregular, and that many students in the higher education sector were also suffering from erratic payment of money from central or state government.
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(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

Maharashtra to inoculate its citizens four days a week

By Swapnil Rawal, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2021 01:01 AM IST
A day after the vaccination drive kicked off in the state and the country , the Maharashtra government on Sunday sought resolution of the technical glitches in the CoWIN app, while saying its next vaccination session will start from Tuesday
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Barring Mumbai, schools in other parts of the state reopened for students of Classes 9 to 12 from November 23. (HT FILE )
Barring Mumbai, schools in other parts of the state reopened for students of Classes 9 to 12 from November 23. (HT FILE )

Mumbai: Principals worry about Class 10 students as schools remain closed

By Ankita Bhatkhande, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2021 12:29 AM IST
As per Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) order issued on Friday, schools in the city will remain closed and only board exams can be conducted as per the schedules of respective boards. Schools, however, said that students want to write their prelim exams in the offline format.
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An overall AQI of 252 was measured on Sunday, which was in the poor category after two days of moderate quality air. (Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
An overall AQI of 252 was measured on Sunday, which was in the poor category after two days of moderate quality air. (Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

Bad air days are back for Mumbai after two days of respite

By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 11:53 PM IST
After two days of relatively cleaner air, the city saw air quality worsen significantly on Sunday
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Mira Rajput in Goa(Instagram/mira.kapoor)
Mira Rajput in Goa(Instagram/mira.kapoor)

Mira Rajput's Goa look is about bikinis and Princess Jasmine inspired outfits

By Nishtha Grover, Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 02:56 PM IST
  • Mira Rajput and Shahid Kapoor are currently holidaying in Goa and the mother-of-two is flaunting her enviable curves in some of the most fabulous beach wear. Their pictures are making us crave for a vacation as well.
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Health authorities quarantined two hotels and closed ski schools in the posh Swiss resort of St Moritz on Monday to try to curb an outbreak of the highly infectious new coronavirus variant.(Unsplash)
Health authorities quarantined two hotels and closed ski schools in the posh Swiss resort of St Moritz on Monday to try to curb an outbreak of the highly infectious new coronavirus variant.(Unsplash)

A Swiss ski resort quarantines hotels, shuts schools to contain Covid variant

Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 02:47 PM IST
Health authorities quarantined two hotels and closed ski schools in the posh Swiss resort of St Moritz on Monday to try to curb an outbreak of the highly infectious new coronavirus variant.
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Tandav star Saif Ali Khan redefines dapper for urban wear in teal blue bandhgala(Instagram/leepakshiellawadi)
Tandav star Saif Ali Khan redefines dapper for urban wear in teal blue bandhgala(Instagram/leepakshiellawadi)

Tandav star Saif Ali Khan redefines dapper for urban wear in teal blue bandhgala

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2021 03:01 PM IST
  • Tandav star Saif Ali Khan turns cover boy for a magazine and his latest pictures in a teal blue bandhgala are fashion goals for men to break away yet embrace the mundane with naturalism
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Hina Khan's holiday style is goals(Instagram/realhinakhan)
Hina Khan's holiday style is goals(Instagram/realhinakhan)

Going out on brunch date? Take inspiration from Hina Khan's recent holiday looks

By Nishtha Grover, Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2021 01:24 PM IST
  • Hina Khan is having a gala time on her trip. The fashionista has been giving us great brunch date look ideas. She has been snapped in some of the the most impressive ensembles and we are getting inspired.
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Previous research suggests that as many as half of children and teens who have at least one treatable mental health disorder may not receive treatment due to several barriers.(Unsplash)
Previous research suggests that as many as half of children and teens who have at least one treatable mental health disorder may not receive treatment due to several barriers.(Unsplash)

Teens with anxiety, depression may benefit from peer confidants at school

ANI, Washington [us]
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2021 12:54 PM IST
Three-quarters of parents in a new national poll think peers better understand teen challenges including depression and anxiety, compared to teachers or counsellors in the school.
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Mona Singh said she was disappointed by Shyam Gopalan's marriage proposal.
Mona Singh said she was disappointed by Shyam Gopalan's marriage proposal.

Mona Singh reminisces about husband Shyam Gopalan’s ‘super bad’ wedding proposal

PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 02:10 PM IST
Mona Singh said that Shyam Gopalan's proposal was 'super bad'. He nervously blurted out, 'Will you marry me?', and slipped the ring on her finger even before she could answer.
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Aari Arjuna wins Bigg Boss Tamil season 4.
Aari Arjuna wins Bigg Boss Tamil season 4.

Aari Arjuna wins Bigg Boss Tamil 4, Kamal grants interesting titles to others

PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 08:07 AM IST
Bigg Boss Tamil season 4 host Kamal Haasan announced Aari Arjuna as the winner and handed him the prize money of 50 lakh.
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Arshi and Eijaz Khan in Bigg Boss 14.(Colors)
Arshi and Eijaz Khan in Bigg Boss 14.(Colors)

Bigg Boss 14 promo: Arshi cries as Eijaz exits show, Devoleena enters house

PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 07:21 AM IST
While Eijaz Khan will have to exit the show, Devoleena Bhattacharjee is all set to enter the Bigg Bos 14 house. Watch video.
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Jaya Prada was a guest on The Kapil Sharma Show's Sunday episode.
Jaya Prada was a guest on The Kapil Sharma Show's Sunday episode.

Kapil Sharma makes Jaya Prada blush: 'Other MPs must have been like aaye haaye'

UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2021 07:17 AM IST
Kapil Sharma invited veteran actors and politicians Raj Babbar and Jaya Prada on his show The Kapil Sharma Show recently. As always, he tried his best to make his female guest blush with incessant compliments.
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Eijaz Khan on Bigg Boss 14.(Colors)
Eijaz Khan on Bigg Boss 14.(Colors)

Bigg Boss 14: Eijaz threatens to quit if he was disrespectful to Rubina

PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 10:51 PM IST
Bigg Boss 14 Weekend Ka Vaar written update day 103: Eijaz Khan says he’l quit if he was disrespectful to Rubina Dilaik, Salman Khan defends him and scolds Abhinav Shukla instead.
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India has asked WHO chief Tedros to remove the maps that incorrectly depict Indian territories of the union territories of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh (Reuters)
India has asked WHO chief Tedros to remove the maps that incorrectly depict Indian territories of the union territories of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh (Reuters)

‘Deep displeasure’: India sends a stinker to WHO’s Tedros over incorrect map

UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2021 08:50 AM IST
  • The 8 January letter is the third communication to the World Health Organisation in a month, reminding Tedros and his office to fix the maps
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The ruling puts the provisions of SMA on a par with personal laws which require no notice period (PTI)
The ruling puts the provisions of SMA on a par with personal laws which require no notice period (PTI)

Upholding the right to liberty and privacy | HT Editorial

By HT Editorial
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2021 08:37 AM IST
The Allahabad High Court has upheld the fundamental right to liberty and privacy with its ruling that a 30-day notice is not mandatory for those seeking to get married under the Special Marriage Act (SMA), 1954
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Prime Minister KP Oli’s unconstitutional move to dissolve Parliament (the new Nepali Constitution does not give the PM the right to do so) has led to a de facto split in the Nepal Communist Party (NCP). (Getty Images)
Prime Minister KP Oli’s unconstitutional move to dissolve Parliament (the new Nepali Constitution does not give the PM the right to do so) has led to a de facto split in the Nepal Communist Party (NCP). (Getty Images)

Delhi’s balancing act with Nepal | HT Editorial

By HT Editorial
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2021 08:37 AM IST
Nepal’s foreign minister Pradeep Gyawali is in Delhi for a bilateral meeting
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Experts say preventing bird flu is not possible as little research has been done on the virus-carrying capability of migratory birds in CAF (Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Experts say preventing bird flu is not possible as little research has been done on the virus-carrying capability of migratory birds in CAF (Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)

Handling the avian flu crisis | HT Editorial

PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2021 08:00 PM IST
2021 has started with an unprecedented bird flu epidemic in India, causing the death of thousands of wild and poultry birds in 10 states and bleeding the fast-growing poultry industry for a second time over the past year
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Assam, Jan 11 (ANI): BJP national president J.P. Nadda addresses the BJP supporters during a public meeting, at the Police parade ground in Silchar on Monday. (ANI)
Assam, Jan 11 (ANI): BJP national president J.P. Nadda addresses the BJP supporters during a public meeting, at the Police parade ground in Silchar on Monday. (ANI)

The BJP’s political pitch in Assam | HT Editorial

PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2021 08:00 PM IST
Even as it starts out as the favourite, the BJP must be careful in how it navigates the historical tensions on identity in the region
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