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Late Sushma Swaraj.(Twitter image)

Sushma Swaraj to Atal Bihari Vajpayee: Leaders BJP lost in a year

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Kumar Uttam
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2019 01:05 PM IST
While some of them had retired from active politics, a few died while in office.
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday exuded confidence that the Narendra Modi government will be voted back to power in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday exuded confidence that the Narendra Modi government will be voted back to power in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)

‘See clear mandate for Modi govt’: Nirmala Sitharaman on Lok Sabha polls round 2

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 18, 2019 12:51 PM IST
The BJP has fielded a 28-year-old lawyer Tejaswi Surya from the constituency represented previously by late Ananth Kumar. Surya’s candidature was finalised amid speculation that Ananth Kumar’s wife Tejaswini might be named as the party candidate from the seat.
The BJP had fielded young leader Tejasvi Surya from the Bangalore South Lok Sabha seat.(PTI)
The BJP had fielded young leader Tejasvi Surya from the Bangalore South Lok Sabha seat.(PTI)

Lok Sabha 2019 constituency: Karnataka’s Bangalore South seat is BJP’s bastion

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2019 02:02 PM IST
The BJP had fielded young leader Tejasvi Surya and he will fight Congress’ senior leader BK Hariprasad, A Raju of Bahujan Samaj Party among others from the Bangalore South Lok Sabha seat this year.
The party’s earlier decision had led to disappointment among Tejaswini’s supporters as it was widely expected that the BJP would field her from Bangalore South.(ANI)
The party’s earlier decision had led to disappointment among Tejaswini’s supporters as it was widely expected that the BJP would field her from Bangalore South.(ANI)

Ananth Kumar’s wife Tejaswini who missed out on LS ticket gets BJP post

Bengaluru | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 02, 2019 06:06 PM IST
Tejaswini was sulking after the BJP announced political greenhorn Tejasvi Surya as the Bangalore South candidate, leaving her supporters angry and agitated.
It’s clear that Murli Manohar Joshi wanted to convey that he has not been given the party ticket and he will not accept this bitter truth as silently as Lal Krishna Advani(PTI)
It’s clear that Murli Manohar Joshi wanted to convey that he has not been given the party ticket and he will not accept this bitter truth as silently as Lal Krishna Advani(PTI)

Bubbles of dissatisfaction are bursting across political parties

By Shashi Shekhar
PUBLISHED ON APR 01, 2019 07:43 AM IST
This is why many leaders are seen changing their parties, constituencies or groups at the eleventh hour
Tejasvi Surya, the general secretary of the BJP’s youth wing, is the nephew of BJP MLA Ravi Subramanya and joined the party four years ago.(Twitter)
Tejasvi Surya, the general secretary of the BJP’s youth wing, is the nephew of BJP MLA Ravi Subramanya and joined the party four years ago.(Twitter)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: ‘OMG, OMG’: Tejasvi Surya tweets after BJP picks 28-year-old for Bengaluru South seat

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By Vikram Gopal
UPDATED ON MAR 26, 2019 01:01 PM IST
In a series of tweets, an elated Surya said the decision to pick a novice like him could only be taken by the Bharatiya Janata Party as he thanked several people, including Ananth Kumar, Tejaswini, and the RSS among others for believing in him.
In an emotional obituary reference to Ananth Kumar, Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu said he has lost a personal friend.(PTI (representative image))
In an emotional obituary reference to Ananth Kumar, Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu said he has lost a personal friend.(PTI (representative image))

Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day after paying homage to Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2018 01:11 PM IST
The house also mourned the death of former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee, former Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar, and former Rajya Sabha members RK Dorendra Singh, Kuldip Nayar, Karma Topden, and Nandamuri Harikrishn.

Mumbai civic body starts 10% water cut from today

By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2018 09:23 AM IST
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Wednesday declared a 10 per cent water cut across the city for residential, commercial and industrial purposes as well

Highlights: Ananth Kumar accorded state funeral, Karnataka minister DK Shivakumar pays tribute

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2018 03:04 PM IST

Union minister for parliamentary affairs Ananth Kumar, who died on Monday at a private hospital in Bengaluru due to multiple organ failure, was accorded a state funeral with 21-gun salute and a guard of honour on Tuesday. The funeral was held at a crematorium in the city’s southwest suburb in accordance with Hindu rites.The veteran BJP lawmaker died at the Shankara Cancer Hospital early on Monday, three weeks after he was admitted on return from the US on October 21.Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew into the city on Monday night from Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh and paid his last respects to Kumar at his residence in the city’s southern suburb by laying a wreath on the Tricolour-draped glass casket in which his body lay in waiting for public homage.On Monday, the Karnataka government declared a three-day mourning across the state and one-day public holiday for Monday as a mark of respect to Kumar.Highlights:

Union minister Ananth Kumar passed away in Bengaluru on Monday. He was undergoing treatment for cancer.(HT File Photo)
Union minister Ananth Kumar passed away in Bengaluru on Monday. He was undergoing treatment for cancer.(HT File Photo)

Ananth Kumar: A strategist who anchored BJP’s growth in Karnataka

Hindustan Times | By Venkatesha Babu
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2018 11:43 PM IST
A staunch Advani loyalist in his early years , he was part of the party’s quartet of strong leaders, the others being Sushma Swaraj, Arun Jaitley and Venkaiah Naidu
Union minister Ananth Kumar, who died in Bengaluru on Monday, was a six-time parliamentarian who won all elections he contested since 1996.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Union minister Ananth Kumar, who died in Bengaluru on Monday, was a six-time parliamentarian who won all elections he contested since 1996.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Ananth Kumar, a staunch RSS man, known for political adroitness

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By Vikram Gopal
PUBLISHED ON NOV 12, 2018 02:02 PM IST
Ananth Kumar had even demonstrated against the then Indira Gandhi government’s imposition of Emergency and had also got imprisoned for it for about 30 days.
BJP leader and Union minister Ananth Kumar died on Monday at a hospital in Bengaluru, his office has confirmed(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
BJP leader and Union minister Ananth Kumar died on Monday at a hospital in Bengaluru, his office has confirmed(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

PM Narendra Modi likely to chair special cabinet meeting to condole demise of Union minister Ananth Kumar

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON NOV 12, 2018 10:27 AM IST
A six-time Member of Parliament, Ananth Kumar Kumar had climbed the political ladder steadily from being an RSS worker to becoming a Union minister in his thirties.
Political leaders offer condolences for Union minister Ananth Kumar.(PTI)
Political leaders offer condolences for Union minister Ananth Kumar.(PTI)

‘Remarkable administrator, valued friend’: Leaders offer condolences for Union minister Ananth Kumar

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2018 09:32 AM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind led condolences for Union minister Ananth Kumar, who died early on Monday, as political leaders remembered him as an “able administrator” and “seasoned politician”.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays his last respects to Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar in Bengaluru on November 12.(PTI Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays his last respects to Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar in Bengaluru on November 12.(PTI Photo)

PM Narendra Modi pays last respects to Ananth Kumar in Bengaluru

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2018 12:05 AM IST
Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar died in Bengaluru on Monday after battling lung cancer for several months.
Union Minister Ananth Kumar(HT File Photo)
Union Minister Ananth Kumar(HT File Photo)

Prime Minister condoles demise of union minister Ananth Kumar

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON NOV 12, 2018 07:23 AM IST
Kumar was suffering from cancer and had come back from the US in October after treatment at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, New York.
Ananth Kumar , a six-time member of Parliament from the Bengaluru South constituency, held various portfolios in the governments headed by Atal Bihari Vajpayee and now in the Cabinet of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(PTI)
Ananth Kumar , a six-time member of Parliament from the Bengaluru South constituency, held various portfolios in the governments headed by Atal Bihari Vajpayee and now in the Cabinet of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(PTI)

Union minister Ananth Kumar dies at 59, Karnataka declares 3-day mourning

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By Vikram Gopal
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2018 06:10 PM IST
Union minister Ananth Kumar, 59, passed away in the wee hours on Monday, his office confirmed. He was undergoing treatment for cancer at a hospital in Bengaluru.
A French fighter aircraft Rafale takes off during the 11th biennial edition of Aero India 2017 at Yelahanka Air base in Bengaluru.(PTI file photo)
A French fighter aircraft Rafale takes off during the 11th biennial edition of Aero India 2017 at Yelahanka Air base in Bengaluru.(PTI file photo)

Aero India will not be moved out of Bengaluru, says Union minister Ananth Kumar

Bengaluru, Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2018 11:24 AM IST
The Karnataka government had reacted strongly to reports that the 12th edition of Aero India would be shifted to Lucknow.
On the no-confidence motion coming up in Lok Sabha on Friday, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi said, “We have the numbers.”(HT File Photo)
On the no-confidence motion coming up in Lok Sabha on Friday, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi said, “We have the numbers.”(HT File Photo)

Sonia Gandhi’s maths is weak, says Ananth Kumar ahead of no-confidence motion

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 19, 2018 06:28 PM IST
The Congress and TDP were among the opposition parties that moved the motion on Wednesday, the first day of the monsoon session. Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan allowed the motion to be taken up on Friday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar at an all-party meeting ahead of the monsoon session of Parliament, in New Delhi on Tuesday, July 17, 2018.(PTI Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar at an all-party meeting ahead of the monsoon session of Parliament, in New Delhi on Tuesday, July 17, 2018.(PTI Photo)

Ahead of monsoon session, PM Modi seeks cooperation of all parties for smooth functioning of Parliament

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2018 05:11 PM IST
The Monsoon session will begin tomorrow and end on August 10
The Parliament House at Sansad Marg in New Delhi.(Pradeep Gaur/ Mint File)
The Parliament House at Sansad Marg in New Delhi.(Pradeep Gaur/ Mint File)

Govt eyes a ‘fruitful’ monsoon session; Triple talaq bill, OBC Commission top agenda

Hindustan Times, New DElhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2018 09:31 AM IST
The last session got washed out following uproar over Andhra Pradesh special status and the Cauvery water issues. The monsoon session will take place from July 18 to August 10.
Union minister Ananth Kumar (3rd from L) and CM Trivendra Singh Rawat inaugurat CIPET in Doiwala on Tuesday.(HT Photo)
Union minister Ananth Kumar (3rd from L) and CM Trivendra Singh Rawat inaugurat CIPET in Doiwala on Tuesday.(HT Photo)

Uttarakhand gets plastic engg institute, two more units soon

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Deep Joshi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 10, 2018 09:28 PM IST
Union chemicals and fertilisers minister Ananth Kumar on Tuesday inaugurated Central Institute of Plastics Engineering and Technology at Doiwala on the outskirts of the state capital
The monsoon session of Parliament that will be held from July 18 to August 10.(HT File Photo)
The monsoon session of Parliament that will be held from July 18 to August 10.(HT File Photo)

Triple talaq bill, OBC Commission top govt agenda for monsoon session of Parliament starting July 18

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Saubhadra Chatterji
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2018 08:37 PM IST
The NDA government aims to legislate the bills to criminalise instant triple talaq and to form a National Commission for Other Backward Castes in the upcoming monsoon session of Parliament.
Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah during an event at the Press Club in Bengaluru on Sunday.(PTI)
Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah during an event at the Press Club in Bengaluru on Sunday.(PTI)

Modi speaking at low level: Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah

Press Trust of India, Bengaluru | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2018 07:36 PM IST
Siddaramaiah also mocked the Karnataka BJP, saying it solely depended on the prime minister as regards the May 12 state Assembly polls as it had no leader with a “face value”.
BJP’s chief ministerial candidate BS Yeddyurappa.(HT/File Photo)
BJP’s chief ministerial candidate BS Yeddyurappa.(HT/File Photo)

Yeddyurappa files nomination papers from Shikaripura

Press Trust of India, Bengaluru | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2018 07:13 PM IST
The BJP in Karnataka is targeting 150 out of 224 assembly seats in the state.
All MPs will spend a night in these villages while ministers will spend two nights in different parts of the country, a BJP leader quoted PM Modi as saying.(PTI File Photo)
All MPs will spend a night in these villages while ministers will spend two nights in different parts of the country, a BJP leader quoted PM Modi as saying.(PTI File Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a gathering in New Delhi on Wednesday.(PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a gathering in New Delhi on Wednesday.(PTI)

PM Modi says BJP MPs will fast on April 12 to protest Parliament impasse

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON APR 06, 2018 01:12 PM IST
Modi said BJP MPs and other leaders will spend a night between April 14 and May 5 in over 20,844 villages with over 50% population of scheduled castes and tribes to inform the masses about the Centre’s various measures aimed at their welfare.
Opposition members protest during the on-going Budget Session of Rajya Sabha, at Parliament House in New Delhi.(PTI File Photo)
Opposition members protest during the on-going Budget Session of Rajya Sabha, at Parliament House in New Delhi.(PTI File Photo)

Highlights: Parliament adjourned sine dine, BJP MPs to fast in protest of impasse ‘caused’ by Congress

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2018 03:09 PM IST
Friday was the last day of the second half of the Parliament’s Budget session.
Opposition members protest in the well of the Rajya Sabha on Thursday.(PTI photo)
Opposition members protest in the well of the Rajya Sabha on Thursday.(PTI photo)

Sena rejects NDA’s decision to forgo salaries for washed out Budget session

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2018 11:09 AM IST
Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant says his party was “not on the same page” with the BJP on the issue, while the RSLP said it was unaware of the move.
Opposition members protest in the well of the Rajya Sabha during the budget session.(PTI FILE Photo / TV GRAB)
Opposition members protest in the well of the Rajya Sabha during the budget session.(PTI FILE Photo / TV GRAB)

Parliament logjam: Shiv Sena MPs not to forego salary, RLSP says unaware of decision

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2018 09:28 PM IST
Union minister Ananth Kumar had on Thursday said that MPs of the ruling NDA would forego their salary for the 23 days of the ongoing budget session when Parliament did not function.
Congress MP from Amritsar Gurjeet Singh Aujla, along with other party MPs, stand outside the Lok Sabha demanding rollback of GST on langar at the Golden Temple.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
Congress MP from Amritsar Gurjeet Singh Aujla, along with other party MPs, stand outside the Lok Sabha demanding rollback of GST on langar at the Golden Temple.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)

Lok Sabha proceedings disrupted for 21st straight day

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2018 03:14 PM IST
AIADMK members trooped into the well of the House, seeking constitution of the Cauvery Water Management Board; Congress wanted debate on no-confidence motion, alleged dilution of the SCs/STs Act and PNB scam.
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