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Facebook page demanding ex-Meghalaya governer as BJP’s Bengal CM face surfaces

By Tanmay Chatterjee | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2020 04:42 PM IST
A photograph of Shyama Prasad Mookerjee, the founder of the Bharatiya Jana Sangh (BJS) and the BJP’s icon, was posted on the home page
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Abrogation of Art 370, Modi govt’s biggest achievement in 100 days: Union Minister

By Ravi Krishnan Khajuria | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON SEP 10, 2019 11:09 PM IST
The union minister said the move carries much meaning for people of Jammu and Kashmir because they were previously unable to avail equal opportunity in the nation’s development
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Security personnel check vehicles in Srinagar on the day Centre moved to scrap Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.(ANI photo)
Security personnel check vehicles in Srinagar on the day Centre moved to scrap Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.(ANI photo)

Syama Prasad Mookerjee’s nephew on why it was necessary to end Article 370

By Press Trust of India | Kolkata
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2019 04:32 PM IST
Expressing happiness at the scrapping of provisions of Article 370 that accorded special status to Jammu and Kashmir, Justice (retired) Chittatosh Mookerjee said his uncle had died for this cause and it should have happened long ago.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and cabinet ministers on Saturday paid homage to Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee, the founder of Bharatiya Jana Sangh, on his birth anniversary.(ANI Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and cabinet ministers on Saturday paid homage to Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee, the founder of Bharatiya Jana Sangh, on his birth anniversary.(ANI Photo)

PM Modi, Amit Shah pay tributes to Syama Prasad Mookerjee on birth anniversary

By Asian News International | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2019 10:45 AM IST
“His contribution to national unity and integrity will always be remembered,” Modi tweeted in Hindi, along with a video depicting the life of Mookerjee.
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The Madhya Pradesh government has ordered verification of those detained under the Maintenance of Internal Security Act (MISA) in the 1970s to ensure only genuine people held under the law get the pension.(PTI Photo)
The Madhya Pradesh government has ordered verification of those detained under the Maintenance of Internal Security Act (MISA) in the 1970s to ensure only genuine people held under the law get the pension.(PTI Photo)

Madhya Pradesh government orders verification of MISA detainees

By Ranjan | Hindustan Times, Bhopal
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2019 07:48 AM IST
The MISA gave police sweeping powers like taking people into preventive detention indefinitely to counter threats, including those to the national security in the 1970s. The law was used during the national emergency, which the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi imposed from 1975 to 1977, to suppress dissent. It was repealed in 1977 when the Congress was voted out of power.
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PM Narendra Modi addressed a rally of BJP workers in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, on September 25, 2018.(Twitter/ @BJP4India)
PM Narendra Modi addressed a rally of BJP workers in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, on September 25, 2018.(Twitter/ @BJP4India)

Highlights | Votebank politics has destroyed nation like termites: PM Modi at Bhopal rally

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2018 05:02 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a rally of BJP workers in poll-bound Bhopal on Tuesday.BJP president Amit Shah also spoke at the event — ‘Karyakarta Mahakumbh’ (grand assembly of party workers) — on the birth anniversary of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya, the co-founder of BJP’s fore-runner, the Bharatiya Jana Sangh. The event, held at Jambooree Maidan in the BHEL locality, was billed as the “world’s largest congregation of political workers” with BJP workers from the state’s 230 assembly seats expected to attend the programme, a BJP spokesperson said.Here are the highlights:

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Vajpayee during the Janata Party National executive meeting.(HT File Photo)
Vajpayee during the Janata Party National executive meeting.(HT File Photo)

Vajpayee came to Delhi to edit a paper, ended up leading the nation

By Parvez Sultan | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 18, 2018 03:13 AM IST
Atal Bihari Vajpayee came to Delhi four years after the Independence to edit a newspaper and ended up leading the nation from here, recalled veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vijay Kumar Malhotra
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Atal Bihari Vajpayee savouring Kolkata’s signature street snack phuchka at the Beriwala house. He also autographed the photo.(Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)
Atal Bihari Vajpayee savouring Kolkata’s signature street snack phuchka at the Beriwala house. He also autographed the photo.(Samir Jana/HT PHOTO)

Kolkata family remembers Vajpayee as a lover of phuchka, macher jhol and Umrao Jaan

By Tanmay Chatterjee | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
PUBLISHED ON AUG 17, 2018 12:59 PM IST
Vajpayee would even visit the kitchen and request for more spices and chilli to be added to his food.
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Born in Gwalior on December 25, 1924, Atal Bihari Vajpayee joined the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh in 1939, and in 1951, was seconded to its political wing, the Bharatiya Jana Sangh. He steadily rose in its hierarchy and became its national president in 1968.(PTI/File Photo)
Born in Gwalior on December 25, 1924, Atal Bihari Vajpayee joined the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh in 1939, and in 1951, was seconded to its political wing, the Bharatiya Jana Sangh. He steadily rose in its hierarchy and became its national president in 1968.(PTI/File Photo)

Vajpayee was stable for nine weeks, condition deteriorated in last 36 hours: AIIMS

By HT Correspondent | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 16, 2018 07:18 PM IST
Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee had announced retirement from electoral politics in 2005 and withdrew further from public life in 2009 after suffering a stroke that weakened his cognitive abilities. Subsequently, he developed dementia.
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Atal Bihari Vajpayee and L K Advani were political partners and colleagues for over seven decades.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee and L K Advani were political partners and colleagues for over seven decades.

Comrades of the right: How Vajpayee, Advani reshaped India’s politics

By HT Correspondent | Hindusan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 16, 2018 06:58 PM IST
Their relationship will go down as one of the most remarkable partnerships in Indian political history.
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By HT Team | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2018 07:45 PM IST
This week’s good reads include the biography of a neglected politician, the story of an important law, and a new translation of classical Sanskrit poetry
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