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Monday, Jun 17, 2019
Navneet Sharma

Navneet Sharma


A senior assistant editor, Navneet Sharma leads the Punjab bureau for Hindustan Times. He writes on politics, public affairs, civil services and the energy sector.

articles by Navneet Sharma (395 results)
Mar 14, 2019 07:33
Always the straight talker, Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh is dismissive of the BJP’s poll narrative pegged to national security and nationalism after the Balakot strikes “This card will not work. read more
Mar 08, 2019 16:21
Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Bhagwant Singh Mann, AAP’s Sangrur MP, continues to be its most popular face in Punjab and heads the state unit, but the real challenges lie ahead of him – the most formidable being to lead a divided party and retain his seat... read more
Feb 18, 2019 23:41
Presenting the third budget of the Capt Amarinder Singh-led government, finance minister Manpreet Singh Badal expanded the farm loan waiver scheme to bring landless farm labourers and suicide-hit farmer families under its ambit. read more
Feb 18, 2019 22:57
Presenting the third budget of the Capt Amarinder Singh-led Congress government, Manpreet Badal slashed the rates of petrol and diesel by Rs 5 and Re 1, respectively, from Monday midnight. read more
Jan 29, 2019 14:17
Punjab’s outstanding debt, which was Rs1.96 lakh crore on March 31, 2018, is estimated to touch Rs 2.11 lakh crore at the end of the 2018-19 fiscal, with much of borrowings going into debt servicing. read more
Jan 07, 2019 14:08
Those who have closely watched Sukhpal Singh Khaira, who quit AAP on Sunday, say the present situation is a result of his adversarial politics and political ambition. read more
Oct 30, 2018 15:37
Thousands of schoolteachers have been protesting in chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh’s hometown of Patiala for the past three weeks to demand regularisation with full pay. Navneet Sharma dissects the issue read more
Oct 09, 2018 09:31
As a divided and depleted AAP set the ball rolling for the big electoral battle next year by starting process for selection of candidates, HT takes a look at its nominees of the 2014 parliamentary elections and where they are now: read more
Sep 12, 2018 19:41
Absence of adequate breakfast over extended period affects behaviour and nutritional status, besides active learning capacity, says an agency report read more
Sep 08, 2018 09:19
The government employees, particularly those posted at the state headquarters, have started holding protests for salary hike, payment of dearness allowance (DA) arrears and other demands, but they will have to wait for revision of pay scales and all... read more
Sep 06, 2018 09:38
Announcing the snapping of ties, these office-bearers, mostly from the US, accused the party’s national leadership of dissolving all NRI chapters through a ‘generic email and a group WhatsApp message’. read more
Aug 29, 2018 09:48
Tuesday’s heated exchange between Amarinder and Sukhbir began when the latter reiterated his allegations and waved a photograph of Amarinder with Daduwal, parallel jathedar of Takht Damdama Sahib, instantly bringing the chief minister to his feet. read more
Aug 28, 2018 09:52
There was not only no cohesion between the MLAs loyality to the Delhi leaders and the rebel group on day two of the monsoon session, the two factions also displayed disinterest in most issues raised by each other. read more
Aug 24, 2018 10:34
Khaira group will independently take on the government and Akalis on Bargari issue in assembly; says if new LoP Cheema tries to silence their voice, they will expose him . read more