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Civic poll results show we will win all 80 Lok Sabha seats in UP in 2019: Yogi Adityanath at HTLS 2017
Speaking at the HT Leadership Summit, UP CM Yogi Adityanath attributed BJP’s win in civic polls to PM Narendra Modi’s development vision and BJP president Amit Shah’s organisational strategy.
At the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit, Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad says Aadhaar is the digital identity to supplement the physical identity, and is necessary to plug leaks in subsidy schemes and ensure benefits.
On Day 2 of the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit, former US president Barack Obama took a jibe at his successor Donald Trump (without naming him), saying he has more followers than other people who use Twitter more often.
Speaking on Day 2 of the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit, former US president Barack Obama said he believes PM Narendra Modi firmly believes unity is necessary for the progress of the nation.
HTLS 2017: India’s ‘soft power generosity’ shows why it is a rising power, says Afghanistan’s Abdullah Abdullah
Speaking at the HT Leadership Summit, chief executive of Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah said his country continued to be at the forefront of the fight against terror.
The renewed vigour in the Congress vice president’s Twitter strategy is evident in his recent posts.
‘Sclera staining’ is a procedure in which ink is permanently injected into the whites of the eyes.
Gandhi Jayanti: India is paying tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his 148th birth anniversary.
Updated on Oct 02, 2017 10:34 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByNisheeth Upadhyay and Prerna Madan
The government is expected to soon announce measures to revive growth that decelerated to a three-year low of 5.7% in the quarter ended-September.
The New Yorker has released a cover it planned to run in the event of Hillary Clinton’s victory against Donald Trump in the US presidential election last year.
As Hurricane Irma bore down on the southern United States on Wednesday, airlines adjusted flight schedules and made cancellations. A Delta Airlines flight raced against time and the hurricane amid the storm.
An investigation by Orb Media, which collected samples from more than a dozen countries, said microplastics have been shown to absorb toxic chemicals linked to cancer and other illnesses, and then release them when consumed by fish and mammals.
India has shut down the internet more than 40 times in 2017. The government has now come out with rules to order such blackouts.
Government data showed on Thursday the gross domestic product grew 5.7% in the latest quarter, its slowest pace since the January-March quarter 2014.
In a landmark verdict, the Supreme Court on Thursday ruled individual privacy is a guaranteed fundamental right.
Finance minister Arun Jaitley has pledged relief for middle class taxpayers and small and medium-sized companies while planning spending to double farmers’ incomes over the next five years and improve the country’s ramshackle infrastructure and provide cheap homes to people.
The university is doing its best to locate a Muslim student missing for five days, the institution’s vice-chancellor said on Thursday, appealing to students to call off an ongoing protest.
The recent protests in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) over a missing student turned volatile on Wednesday with students blocking the administrative building and locking up the vice-chancellor and other officials.
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi said on Friday he supported Prime Minister Narendra Modi for “acting like a PM” over the Indian Army’s surgical strikes on terror launchpads across the de-facto border with Pakistan.
Two Indians abducted in Libya’s Sirte, an area controlled by the Islamic State, have been freed, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj tweeted on Thursday.
Published on Sep 03, 2016 05:53 AM IST
ByNisheeth Upadhyay Vishal Kant
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday the people of Kashmir needed development and trust, adding “we will succeed” in improving the situation in the strife-torn region by marching on this path.
Aam Aadmi Party leader Ashutosh defended Delhi minister Sandeep Kumar who was sacked over a sex tape controversy, saying the video showed “two adults with their consent indulging in sex”.
An Australian newspaper that broke the story on document leaks concerning six Scorpene submarines being built for India said on Sunday a French shipbuilder at the centre of the scandal has threatened legal action “to prevent further publication of the information contained in 22,400 secret documents”.
External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj said on Tuesday Indian workers who have lost their jobs in Saudi Arabia will be brought back to the country free of charge, if they file their claims by September 25.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Wednesday no new liquor shops will come up in the national capital this year.
Published on Jun 04, 2016 08:30 AM IST
ByPrawesh Lama and Nisheeth Upadhyay
About two years ago, Ram Vriksha Yadav, a small, greying man in dhoti-and-kurta, took over a park in Mathura with a group of armed followers, occupying the public space to turn it into what appeared to be the headquarters of a self-styled revolutionary group.
Updated on Jun 03, 2016 10:20 PM IST
Hindustan Times | ByPrawesh Lama and Nisheeth Upadhyay, Mathura/new Delhi