Updated on Nov 12, 2022 08:30 PM IST
Russia’s exports of military equipment will be affected because the campaign in Ukraine is a “disastrous advertisement for Putin’s war machine”, Boris Johnson said, noting that 60% of precision-guided missiles had turned out to be duds while tanks were “blown up like biscuit tins”
Former UK prime minister Boris Johnson underlined how the perception of China’s ruthless lockdown had changed since 2020 when people even considered it a brilliant model to deal with Covid-19. In the end, “it was our two democracies that came together to protect the human race with billions of doses of vaccines”
Boris Johnson said the emergence of Rishi Sunak as Britain’s first prime minister of Indian extraction was a “fantastic thing”, not just in terms of what it said about British society but also because it showed that the ruling Conservative Party as the pre-eminent party of opportunity and hope
The Delhi chief minister said no party had the right to form a government if it could not provide education and healthcare.
In November 2019 the Modi government cited 'core concerns' and walked out of talks over buying into the RCEP - talks that began under the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance.
"… headline is India is going to be a global superpower in next 25 years" -Piyush Goyal, the union commerce and textiles minister.
Justice DY Chandrachud speaks at the HT Leadership Summit 2022 days after taking charge as the 50th Chief Justice of India.
HT Leadership Summit 2022: Coronavirus, India relations, Ukraine war figured in the comments by the former UK prime minister.
Boris Johnson - in his keynote address at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2022 - also spoke on the Ukraine war.
From world politics to sports and cinema, the final day has a lot to offer.
Things have vastly changed with the BCCI announcing a landmark decision of equal pay for its male and female cricketers. But, around 20 years ago, when a young Mithali and Jhulan were bursting on to the scene, dreaming to pursue a career in cricket was full of obstacles.
During the 20th edition of the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit, Mithali Raj and Jhulan Goswami ended their silence on the possibility of playing the inaugural edition of the Women's IPL next year.
HTLS 2022: Mithali Raj and Jhulan Goswami have welcomed the BCCI's landmark decision of equal match fee for centrally contracted men and women cricketers and believe that the historic move will not only bring more females into the game.
Shah first emphasised the context in which the pandemic hit, and the concerns that existed about what the pandemic would do to a country of India’s size, diversity and infrastructure capacity.
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman says the government reduced corporate tax in 2019 to boost investor sentiment and the policy decision helped in faster recovery of the economy after the two waves of Covid-19 pandemic hit the economy – the first in March 2020 and the second in April-May this year
Union minister Amit Shah says that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s leadership saved thousands of lives from Covid-19, instilled self discipline in 1.3 billion citizens, and transformed the mechanism of government welfare delivery, changing the lives of 800 million beneficiaries.
Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel says Mamata Banerjee’s comments last week that there is no UPA any more were indicative of a changed tenor after a meeting with PM Narendra Modi
Punjab chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi says Amarinder Singh was replaced as the Congress felt he had failed to deliver and was not accessible to the people. He lived in a heavily guarded farmhouse and was not accessible to even the MLAs, leaving aside common people of Punjab
Supreme Court justice Uday Umesh Lalit says the time has come for the leaders in society to use their abilities to ensure that no person is deprived of legal assistance due to financial or any other disability
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday expressed confidence in the robustness of the Indian economy, pointing out that 19 out of 22 high-frequency indicators have returned to or surpassed pre-pandemic levels
Delivering the inaugural keynote address at the 19th Hindustan Times Leadership Summit, Shah hailed Modi for ending the special status of Jammu & Kashmir and integrating it with the country, and said that the now-nullified Article 370 had no link to peace in the Valley.
Spread over five days, with a mix of virtual and physical sessions, HTLS 2021 once again showed that even in the midst of political and economic changes and the upheaval brought about by the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic, there is a way out if everyone comes together.
Published on Dec 04, 2021 09:29 PM IST
Written by Shankhyaneel Sarkar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
HTLS 2021: Talking about disinvestment, Sitharaman said the government is trying to speed up the process. When asked about the Budget expectations, the finance minister said that to some extent, the emphasis on infrastructure spending will continue.
Published on Dec 04, 2021 04:10 PM IST
Punjab chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi said all programmes of Punjab government are designed to provide relief to the poor and the middle-class people because he understands their pain.
Nirmala Sitharaman's comments at HTLS 2021 came days after data showed that India’s GDP grew at 8.4% in the three months ended September.
Published on Dec 04, 2021 03:28 PM IST
hindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray
HTLS 2021: When asked if Mamata Banerjee will go back to BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA), Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel said, “She can do anything. She was the one who gave the BJP space in West Bengal. The BJP had no standing in Bengal. She can go with any political party.”
Published on Dec 04, 2021 03:17 PM IST
The BJP has been taught a lesson by the people and the party will be defeated in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, Baghel said at HTLS 2021.
Published on Dec 04, 2021 03:08 PM IST
hindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi
HTLS 2021: Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel said that the results in Uttar Pradesh will be shocking, adding that the party has been working on all the 403 seats. The Congress leader further said that the repeal of the three farm laws is not going to help the BJP.
Published on Dec 04, 2021 02:51 PM IST
At HTLS 2021, Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel said Prime Minister Narendra Modi was forced to take a step back and apologise for introducing the contentious farm laws.
Published on Dec 04, 2021 02:50 PM IST
hindustantimes.com | Written by Avik Roy, New Delhi