Ukraine invasion disastrous ad for Russian military hardware: Boris Johnson
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”
‘Which of you had Sinovac or Sinopharm’: Boris Johnson’s swipe at China at HTLS
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”
Updated on Nov 12, 2022 08:32 PM IST
Let’s get India-UK FTA done, says Boris Johnson at HT Leadership Summit
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
Updated on Nov 12, 2022 08:31 PM IST
'If you want country to be No 1...': Arvind Kejriwal at HT Leadership Summit
The Delhi chief minister said no party had the right to form a government if it could not provide education and healthcare.
Updated on Nov 12, 2022 06:53 PM IST
At HT Leadership Summit, Piyush Goyal explains why India didn't sign RCEP
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.
Updated on Nov 12, 2022 05:27 PM IST
'India will be superpower in...': Piyush Goyal's prediction for Indian economy
"… headline is India is going to be a global superpower in next 25 years" -Piyush Goyal, the union commerce and textiles minister.
Updated on Nov 12, 2022 05:14 PM IST
'Social media one of the biggest challenges': Chief Justice Chandrachud at HTLS
Justice DY Chandrachud speaks at the HT Leadership Summit 2022 days after taking charge as the 50th Chief Justice of India.
Updated on Nov 12, 2022 08:24 PM IST
Swati Bhasin | Reported by Abraham Thomas, New Delhi
What next for Boris Johnson? His reply; other top quotes at HT Leadership Summit
HT Leadership Summit 2022: Coronavirus, India relations, Ukraine war figured in the comments by the former UK prime minister.
Updated on Nov 12, 2022 08:21 PM IST
‘My replacement…': What Boris Johnson said on Rishi Sunak, India at HTLS 2022
Boris Johnson - in his keynote address at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2022 - also spoke on the Ukraine war.
Updated on Nov 12, 2022 04:14 PM IST
Swati Bhasin, New Delhi
HTLS 2022: A packed scheduled for final day -'Envision new tomorrow'
From world politics to sports and cinema, the final day has a lot to offer.
Updated on Nov 12, 2022 10:09 AM IST
Parents argued with me, 'Why should I give my kid to cricket?': Mithali, Jhulan
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.
Published on Nov 08, 2022 08:46 PM IST
Mithali Raj open to playing women's IPL, Jhulan Goswami rules out possibility
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.
Updated on Nov 08, 2022 07:20 PM IST
'Equal pay a huge move in Indian women's cricket': Mithali Raj, Jhulan Goswami
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.
Updated on Nov 08, 2022 07:19 PM IST
Leadership, reforms: Amit Shah lists factors that helped India tackle Covid-19
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.
Published on Dec 09, 2021 12:33 AM IST
HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Next Union budget may retain focus on infrastructure story: Nirmala Sitharaman
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
Updated on Dec 05, 2021 12:34 AM IST
HTLS 2021— Covid action spurred economic bounceback: Union minister Amit Shah
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.
Updated on Dec 07, 2021 05:48 PM IST
Cannot deny existence of UPA, Oppn leaders should try to bolster it: Baghel
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
Updated on Dec 05, 2021 01:20 AM IST
Congress brought change, took reins of power from elites: Punjab CM Channi
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
Updated on Dec 05, 2021 01:21 AM IST
Our duty to ensure no one is deprived of legal assistance: Uday Umesh Lalit
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
Updated on Dec 05, 2021 01:20 AM IST
HTLS 2021: We’re largely back to pre-Covid growth, says FM Sitharaman
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
Updated on Dec 07, 2021 05:45 PM IST
HTLS 2021: New India hits back when enemies attack, says Amit Shah
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.
Updated on Dec 07, 2021 05:55 PM IST
HTLS 2021 Recap: Top quotes from all the speakers. Read here
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: Sitharaman on state of Indian economy and its future
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 CM Channi speaks on his surprise elevation and what it means
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.
Updated on Dec 04, 2021 03:34 PM IST
Hopeful this year's GDP would be very encouraging: Nirmala Sitharaman at HTLS
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
Bhupesh Baghel slams Mamata Banerjee's UPA statement, says her agenda not clear
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
BJP on backfoot; UP polls results are going to be surprising: Bhupesh Baghel
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
BJP made a mistake by bringing in farm laws, will suffer in UP polls: Baghel
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
Law on MSP possible; Chhattisgarh has it for years, says Bhupesh Baghel at HTLS
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
HTLS 2021: Hope our achievements will inspire others, says Paralympian Sumit
Sumit spoke in length about his experience as a Paralympian and his preparation for the Tokyo Paralympics at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit.
Published on Dec 04, 2021 01:41 PM IST
hindustantimes.com, New Delhi