Ranjan Srivastava leads HT’s coverage from Bhopal. He has spent more than two decades in journalism in Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, covering political and other affairs. For the past 16 years, he has been working in Madhya Pradesh.
Articles by Ranjan
Union minister for road transport and highways Nitin Gadkari on Saturday inaugurated the three-lane downstream lane of Koilwar bridge over Sone river in Bihar virtually from New Delhi and said the much-awaited four-lane road from Bhojpur to Buxar will be completed by October 2022
An India-EU investment treaty will not only bring benefits to both sides but also demonstrate the combined will towards strengthening a rules-based international order
Five bodies were recovered from river Ganga in Bihar’s Buxar district on Thursday, a year after 70 bodies were fished out from the river in the same district, officials said.
A bridegroom and his family members in a village in Bihar’s Bhojpur district were injured after they were assaulted by people from the bride’s side on Wednesday night, police said.
Bihar: The groom, Ravi Shankar Kumar, also sustained pellet injuries and was taken to hospital in Bhojpur district’s Ara town where he and two relatives are under treatment.
That sublime moment when the sun rises at Annapurna Base Camp makes the cold, grime and exhaustion of the trek worthwhile
Stung by several international claims under BITs, India is like a cat who, after sitting on a hot stove, refuses to sit even on a cold stove
Role of the intermediary in Indian politics stands fundamentally decimated with welfare delivery — and political attribution and power — centralised in party leaders. This was most pronounced in UP
ByBhanu Joshi, Ashish Ranjan, Neelanjan Sircar
UP election: There is a significant dip in religious polarisation in Purvanchal as we move from western Uttar Pradesh. And eastern UP doesn’t have either an urban agglomeration or agricultural surplus like the NCR in western UP to boost the region’s economy.
ByBhanu Joshi, Ashish Ranjan and Neelanjan Sircar
- The so-called weakness of international law is a tale of the feebleness of global institutions and countries mandated to implement the law.
- It should include pro-market reforms, not pro-business reforms that are reminiscent of India’s “stigmatised capitalism”
A third-year medical student who hails from Buxar district, Amritanshu Kumar has been in touch with his family back home, but his parents and sister are anxious about working out his return to India
In Punjab, groups and interests have coalesced around parties: the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), originally an explicitly religious party representing the rural Sikh class, and the Congress, having roots across social groups, including the state’s Hindus
ByBhanu Joshi, Ashish Ranjan, Neelanjan Sircar
As one moves east from Muzaffarnagar district to Bareilly district, there is a noticeable shift in the social context
ByBhanu Joshi, Ashish Ranjan and Neelanjan Sircar, Hindustan Times, Bareilly
To begin with, the budget has proposed to set up thematic funds emulating the Fund of Funds (FoF) set up under the Small Industries Development Bank of India (Sidbi) and the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) to invest in the agri-tech, climate action, and pharma.
Three policemen, including station house officer (SHO) of a police station, have been suspended in Bihar’s Buxar district in connection with the suspected hooch tragedy on Wednesday that left six people dead, including a teacher, superintendent of police Niraj Kumar Singh said on Friday.
ByAvinash Kumar and Prashant Ranjan, Patna/buxar
According to the villagers, over a dozen people consumed liquor in a hut at around 7.30 pm, on the outskirts of Amsari village, barely two-kilometres from the local police station.
In yet another suspected hooch tragedy in Bihar where total prohibition on liquor was imposed in April 2016, at least six people have died and three others are battling for life after allegedly consuming spurious liquor at Amasari village in Buxar district late Wednesday, police said.
ByAvinash Kumar& Prashant Ranjan, Patna/buxar
ARA: A 10-year-old girl was killed and four others in her family were seriously injured after their house at Sonvarsha situated under Charpokhri police station of Bhojpur district caught fire from the spark of bonfire kept in a room on Sunday midnight, police said
The decision of the Canadian court sullies India’s reputation globally as an attractive investment destination and spooks foreign investors
Special public prosecutor Rajesh Kumar in Bihar’s Ara said the mother, in her complaint, said in June this year that Aditya Raj assaulted her and her husband, locked them up in a room in a drunken state
Police lodged a case against the former RJD MLA based on a complaint filed by his bodyguard on Nov 17.
The future of SAARC and specialised bodies such as SAU is directly proportional to India’s political interest. Notwithstanding Pakistan’s recalcitrant attitude, SAARC serves India’s interests
The EU’s effort to protect the IP standards of pharma corporations signals the triumph of corporate profits over the health of the poor
He told me he would come on November 14. He showed me a bag purchased by him for his mother and asked me what I wanted, said the deceased jawan’s wife.
Police, quoting eyewitnesses, said the women were hit by a speeding Scorpio going towards Jagdishpur from Piro. The vehicle sped away after the accident.
Bangladesh is known as a moderate Islamic country. There is a strong and committed secular section, but this is dwindling in numbers
India would do well to actively take part in these negotiations and try to shape the investment facilitation agreement in a manner that reflects its concerns
Following the incident, at least 10 inmates managed to escape from the facility. The custodial death brought district officials on their toes and Bhojpur district magistrate Roshan Kushwaha ordered a probe into the matter.
ByAvinash Kumar, Prashant Ranjan, Hindustan Times, Patna
A 16-year-old boy, accused of abducting a girl, allegedly killed himself at a correction home in Bihar’s Bhojpur district late on Friday evening under mysterious circumstances, officials said