Aiyar was referring to his 2017 comment calling Modi a “neech aadmi” ahead of the Gujarat assembly elections. He was suspended from the Congress over the remark. The suspension was revoked in 2018.
Updated on May 17, 2019 07:17 PM IST
She said despite criticism by the media, the poll watchdog was not able to work impartially, which was a matter of concern.
Updated on May 02, 2020 09:31 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | HT Correspondent, Lucknow
Anyone who went on that strike would be hollow if they still ate meat, or if they are not pushing their entire families to use less private transportation
Updated on Apr 15, 2019 12:45 AM IST
New Delhi | Bharati Chaturvedi
In the aftermath of the Pulwama attack, the United States has not only supported India’s right to self-defence, but also has been building sustained pressure on Pakistan to take action against terrorist groups. A senior State Department official said Friday that the US stood “publicly and resolutely” with India in its response to the attack.
Updated on Mar 16, 2019 10:47 AM IST
Washington |Press Trust of India
The US support to India was expressed by American NSA John Bolton during a meeting with Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale on Wednesday.
Updated on Mar 14, 2019 07:57 AM IST
Washington |Press Trust of India
Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale and Secretary of State Michael R Pompeo said that those who support or abet terrorism in any form should be held accountable.
Updated on Mar 11, 2019 09:40 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Washington |Yashwant Raj
The MEA statement came a day after Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan reiterated his government’s stand that they would not allow Pakistan’s soil to be used for terror purposes against any country.
Updated on Mar 09, 2019 01:14 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |HT Correspondent
The United States and India have separately called upon Pakistan to ensure its post-Pulwama crackdown on terrorists was “sustained, irreversible” and not “cosmetic”.
Updated on Mar 08, 2019 11:37 PM IST
Washington/Islamabad |Yashwant Raj and Imtiaz Ahmad
The United States and India have separately called upon Pakistan to ensure its post-Pulwama crackdown on terrorists was “sustained, irreversible” and not “cosmetic” as in the past.
Updated on Mar 08, 2019 08:06 PM IST
Hindustan Times |Yashwant Raj
Qureshi confirmed Azhar’s presence in Pakistan and said he was confined to his home because of poor health. He said in an interview with CNN aired on Thursday that action can be taken against Azhar only through a “legal process”.
Updated on Mar 01, 2019 11:01 PM IST
Hindustan Times | HT Correspondent
Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the EU Commission spoke to Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Sunday and discussed the current situation.
Updated on Feb 25, 2019 01:44 PM IST
Islamabad |Press Trust of India
After Anupam Kher and Tanushree Dutta, Kangana Ranaut has found support in actor Vidya Balan. The actor had targeted Bollywood for not supporting her film, Manikarnika.
Updated on Feb 13, 2019 05:47 PM IST
Hindustan Times | HT Correspondent, New Delhi
Cardiff manager Neil Warnock described the past week as the toughest of his career having helped broker the deal that brought Sala to the club.
Updated on Jan 30, 2019 10:10 AM IST
The move to stop water supply was taken by the PMC in order to conduct ‘maintenance work’.
Updated on Jan 29, 2019 02:29 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune |Prachi Bari
According to the RTI information received, PCMC owns 1,167.79 hectares (unit of measuring land),out of which 772.50 hectares has been encroached upon.
Updated on Jan 22, 2019 04:59 PM IST
‘Can’t teach’: Jadavpur University takes action against professor who compared girl’s virginity to ‘sealed bottle’
Jadavpur University professor Kanak Sarkar who had made controversial remarks in a Facebook post has been divested of his duties with immediate effect, according a notice issued by the Department of International Relations of the university.
Updated on Jan 16, 2019 08:53 PM IST
The PMC has formed special teams in the anti-encroachment department in the PMC dedicated to keep a strict watch on these hawkers
Updated on Jan 04, 2019 04:49 PM IST
The Maharashtra Andhashraddha Nirmulan Samiti (MANS) Thursday demanded action against some members of the Kanjarbhat community here who were allegedly seen in a video asking a newly-married man the outcome of the bride’s `virginity test’.
Updated on Jan 04, 2019 08:39 AM IST
Pune |Press Trust of India
During the elections for the posts of mayor and deputy mayor, newly-elected BJP corporators in Ahmednagar joined hands with NCP to take over both posts, dumping its ally in the centre and state Shiv Sena.
Updated on Dec 31, 2018 04:14 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune | Yogesh Joshi
The district administration is expecting the turnout to be around 10 lakh and 20,000 policemen will be on duty to maintain law and order during the event
Updated on Dec 30, 2018 02:44 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune |Nadeem Inamdar
When India played England at Lord’s earlier this year, Ranveer met Tendulkar at the stadium and told him about his preparations for the movie on the 1983 World Cup win.
Published on Dec 26, 2018 07:23 PM IST
On Friday night, the civic body undertook a drive against 20 illegal religious structures in Bibvewadi and Sahakarnagar area and demolished them overnight.
Updated on Dec 18, 2018 03:57 PM IST
The Pune municipal administration issues warning to all party presidents, MLAs and office-bearers against putting illegal hoardings and banners in the city
Updated on Dec 14, 2018 04:45 PM IST
Akila Dananjaya was reported over a suspect bowling action during last month’s first Test of the England series in Sri Lanka, which the tourists won by 211 runs on their way to a 3-0 whitewash.
Updated on Dec 10, 2018 10:17 PM IST
Dubai |Agence France-Presse
Addressing the rally at Chhindwara, the prime minister said that “a recent video has surfaced on the internet in which a senior Congress leader from this state is caught saying that for winning these elections, they are ready to take support from goons and those who do not obey the law”.
Updated on Nov 19, 2018 06:15 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Bhopal |HT Correspondent
Akila Dananjaya, 25, took two wickets giving away 184 runs in the Test match against England that concluded in four days at Galle on Friday.
Updated on Nov 12, 2018 01:52 PM IST
Colombo |Agence France-Presse
Diwali rush: Private bus operators charge more than 1.5 times, MSRTC ticket rates
Updated on Nov 09, 2018 02:19 PM IST
Congress general secretary state in-charge, Asha Kumari, has brushed aside the issue saying no action can be taken without a complaint.
Updated on Oct 28, 2018 09:35 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
The #MeToo Movement has provided a platform and courage to the working women in various fields to raise their voice against sexual exploitation and misconduct but the BJP are acting as mute spectators to it, Mayawati said.
Updated on Oct 15, 2018 06:13 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow |HT Correspondent
An RTI query had revealed more than 2 lakh students had applied for re-evaluation of papers to the University of Mumbai between April 2014 and August 2016
Updated on Oct 03, 2018 10:23 AM IST
Hindustan Times | Shreya Bhandary, Mumbai