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In April 1875, Dayanand established the Arya Samaj in Bombay.(ILLUSTRATION: Biswajit Debnath)

Swami Dayanand Saraswati: Great reformer nation builder

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 12, 2020 03:03 PM IST
This 19th century philosopher and reformer founded the Arya Samaj, a socio-cultural organization. His ideologies also resonated with the spirit of India’s freedom struggle.
On August 1 this year, the suspect and two of his accomplices allegedly tried to kidnap the victim, police said.(HT image)
On August 1 this year, the suspect and two of his accomplices allegedly tried to kidnap the victim, police said.(HT image)

Woman sexually harassed, blackmailed by neighbour

Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2019 10:06 AM IST
According to the police, the woman, a resident of Farrukhnagar, is a government employee. She alleged that the man, who is married and has a daughter, contacted her about four years ago.
Dia Mirza has announced separation from husband Sahil Sangha.
Dia Mirza has announced separation from husband Sahil Sangha.

Dia Mirza announces separation from husband Sahil Sangha after 11 years, says ‘we remain friends’

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2020 06:23 PM IST
Dia Mirza has announced separation from her husband Sahil Sangha. The two released a joint statement on their social accounts confirming the same.
The massive social-engineering by the Modi-led BJP to create a ‘United Spectrum of Hindu Votes’ has consolidated Hindutva among the subaltern castes.(PTI)
The massive social-engineering by the Modi-led BJP to create a ‘United Spectrum of Hindu Votes’ has consolidated Hindutva among the subaltern castes.(PTI)

A common Hindu identity has always appealed to OBC and Dalit castes

By Abhinav Prakash Singh
PUBLISHED ON JUL 18, 2019 08:11 AM IST
Hindutva liberates the subaltern from their narrow caste identities, and promises mobility and political power.
Pooja Batra and Nawab Shah got married on July 4.
Pooja Batra and Nawab Shah got married on July 4.

Pooja Batra, Nawab Shah’s wedding pics out. See them here

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2019 12:08 PM IST
The first pictures from Pooja Batra and Nawab Shah’s wedding are out. They tied the knot on July 4 in Delhi in an Arya Samaj wedding ceremony.
On HT picks this week, a book on a Sindhi community, another on the Indian right wing, and one on emotional abuse.(HT Team)
On HT picks this week, a book on a Sindhi community, another on the Indian right wing, and one on emotional abuse.(HT Team)

HT Picks; The most interesting books of the week

Hindustan Times | By HT Team
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2019 10:23 AM IST
A study of a Sindhi community, a look at the beliefs of the Indian right wing and a book on a technique of emotional manipulation
Former SAD MP Tarlochan Singh (Centre)in Amritsar on Monday.(HT Photo)
Former SAD MP Tarlochan Singh (Centre)in Amritsar on Monday.(HT Photo)

Blasphemy case: ‘Dera chief was pardoned by Akal Takht on basis of 8-year-old letter’

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By Surjit Singh
UPDATED ON MAR 23, 2019 10:40 PM IST
Ex-MP reveals he had drafted the letter brought by Swamy Agnivesh in 2007; endorses Giani Iqbal Singh’s claim that word ‘apology’ was added to it by Akal Takht in 2015
Italian writer-journalist Carlo Pizzati’s Mapillai is a witty, philosophical account of his time in India as an ‘immigrant’.(Mia Murgese Mastroianni)
Italian writer-journalist Carlo Pizzati’s Mapillai is a witty, philosophical account of his time in India as an ‘immigrant’.(Mia Murgese Mastroianni)

Several whitey sons-in-law and daughters-in-law live in India: Carlo Pizzati

Hindustan Times | By Prannay, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2019 04:58 PM IST
Italian writer-journalist Carlo Pizzati, settled in rural Tamil Nadu after his marriage to writer-dancer Tishani Doshi, talks about his memoir Mapillai, and experiences in India.
Union minister Satya Pal Singh Thursday said he dreams of an India where the president takes the oath of office on the Vedas like the US president does on the Bible.(Satya Pal Singh/Twitter Photo)
Union minister Satya Pal Singh Thursday said he dreams of an India where the president takes the oath of office on the Vedas like the US president does on the Bible.(Satya Pal Singh/Twitter Photo)

I dream of India where president takes oath on Vedas: Satya Pal Singh

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2018 08:26 PM IST
The Union minister of state for human resource development made the remarks at the launch of a four-day global convention of the Arya Samaj which he said was a “mahakumbh” of its followers.
Rampal being produce in the Punjab and Haryana High Court for a hearing.(HT File)
Rampal being produce in the Punjab and Haryana High Court for a hearing.(HT File)

Rampal: Self-styled godman’s journey from a ‘sarkari sewak’ to jailed baba

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2018 10:10 AM IST
The big break in his otherwise low-profile career as JE had come in 1994 when he came in contact of a Kabir Panthi saint.
The iconic red brick clock tower, named after former principal Nand Lal Kalra, and adjoining Dayanand Hall with a brass bell and flag atop the AS High School campus are difficult to miss as one drives past Khanna on a flyover on National Highway-1 from Ludhiana towards Patiala.(Bharat Bhushan/HT)
The iconic red brick clock tower, named after former principal Nand Lal Kalra, and adjoining Dayanand Hall with a brass bell and flag atop the AS High School campus are difficult to miss as one drives past Khanna on a flyover on National Highway-1 from Ludhiana towards Patiala.(Bharat Bhushan/HT)

Seeking to regain lost glory, this Khanna school had caught Nehru’s eye

Hindustan Times, Khanna | By Yojana Yadav
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2018 02:44 PM IST
With private schools drawing students, oldest school in town struggles to live up to its reputation of providing quality education at affordable rates, with a little help from its alumni
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