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Thursday, Feb 20, 2020
Aloke Tikku

Aloke Tikku


Aloke Tikku has covered internal security, transparency and politics for Hindustan Times. He has a keen interest in legal affairs and dabbles in data journalism.

articles by Aloke Tikku (1511 results)
Sep 24, 2018 17:26
Nirmala Sitharaman’s statement came as Congress president Rahul Gandhi continued to attack the Modi government over the deal with France for the fighter jets. read more
Sep 23, 2018 19:28
The National Democratic Alliance’s decision to enter a $8.7 billion government-to-government deal with France to buy 36 Rafale warplanes has become controversial with the Congress, claiming that the planes were being bought for three times the bid received... read more
Sep 20, 2018 18:27
Mayawati said Ajit Jogi will be chief minister if the BSP-Janta Congress Chhattisgarh alliance wins the assembly election. read more
Jan 17, 2017 10:48
Hindi has got a new champion in the Narendra Modi government – environment minister Anil Madhav Dave. read more
Jan 16, 2017 16:23
A high-powered panel headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to meet on Monday to shortlist police officers for the post of the full-time director of the Central Bureau of Investigation. read more
Dec 29, 2016 11:21
Industries and businesses will have a free hand to pay employees their salary by cheque or direct bank transfer rather than cash on the next payday. read more
Dec 28, 2016 00:15
The inquiry committee has to give its report within 90 days. The attempt to make it 30 days comes after Union minister for women and child development Maneka Gandhi expressed disappointment. read more
Dec 26, 2016 23:59
Hiring cabs was just meant to cut costs for the public exchequer. But it may have ended up spawning corruption too. read more
Dec 25, 2016 22:54
The Reserve Bank of India has refused to share details of its recommendations to the government to scrap Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 banknotes. read more
Dec 25, 2016 00:05
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee may have protested central forces accompanying income tax officers conducting raids in the state, but when it comes to protecting her, she doesn’t want to do without them. read more
Dec 24, 2016 00:38
Both the government and the RBI have insisted that the demonetisation plan had been under discussion for long and consultations were being held. read more
Dec 22, 2016 00:45
The home ministry wants to let the NIA probe select offences under Jammu & Kashmir’s criminal law, ranging from sedition and counterfeiting in the state. read more
Dec 22, 2016 00:28
The NDA government wants to expand the mandate of the National Investigation Agency (NIA), giving it powers to probe human trafficking, weapons dealers, hacking of important websites and violations of the explosives law. read more
Dec 16, 2016 23:30
Lawmakers from six political parties on Friday attacked the government for cancelling foreign funding licence of some NGOs, calling the Centre’s “selective targeting” anti-democratic and abhorrent. read more
Dec 16, 2016 01:24
The Central Bureau of Investigation may have a new director before the New Year. read more