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A politician who is the need of the hour : Ritik Pratap Singh

UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 05:21 PM IST
Coming from a political background and being the leader of a very reputed political party, Ritik Pratap Singh knows his way around.
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The farm leaders will ask the cabinet ministers meeting them to bring on board farm unions of the entire country for talks.(PTI Photo)
The farm leaders will ask the cabinet ministers meeting them to bring on board farm unions of the entire country for talks.(PTI Photo)

Decision should be for farmers of entire country, not Punjab alone: Farm leaders

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2020 11:19 AM IST
Union minister Amit Shah is likely to attend the meeting at 3pm today; farm union leaders go into huddle at Singhu on Delhi-Haryana border to build consensus
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Environment minister Gopal Rai offers a flower to a commuter at Rajpath as part of the campaign.
Environment minister Gopal Rai offers a flower to a commuter at Rajpath as part of the campaign.

Delhi Cabinet ministers to urge drivers to turn off ignition from Oct 28

By Soumya Pillai | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2020 02:16 AM IST
Delhi environment minister Gopal Rai’s office said from October 28, cabinet ministers including Delhi’s deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia will also join this campaign and will visit different traffic signals, urging drivers to participate in the ‘red light on, gaadi off campaign’.
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A plainclothes police personnel swings a lathi as members of Bhartiya Kisan Union block National Highway-44 near Kurukshetra after a proposed protest rally of farmers and commission agents was foiled by heavy police presence, Haryana, September 10, 2020.(Neeraj Mohan/Hindustan Times)
A plainclothes police personnel swings a lathi as members of Bhartiya Kisan Union block National Highway-44 near Kurukshetra after a proposed protest rally of farmers and commission agents was foiled by heavy police presence, Haryana, September 10, 2020.(Neeraj Mohan/Hindustan Times)

Reform, but consult widely

UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2020 05:58 AM IST
The agricultural reforms will liberate the sector. But get all stakeholders on board
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Vigilance to wait for HP govt’s nod to probe minister’s land deals, oppn mounts pressure

By Gaurav Bisht | Hindustan Times/Shimla, Shimla
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2020 12:43 AM IST
Former tourism minister and senior Congress leader Vijay Singh Mankotia accused a cabinet minister of striking dubious deals during her tenure as urban development minister
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New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal thanked all stakeholders, including the Central government, the corona warriors and various organisations.(PTI)
New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal thanked all stakeholders, including the Central government, the corona warriors and various organisations.(PTI)

Schools won’t reopen till Covid is beaten: Arvind Kejriwal

By Sweta Goswami | Hindustan Times, New Delhi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 16, 2020 12:19 AM IST
The chief minister also announced that from next week the Delhi government will start sending oxygen concentrators to the homes of Covid-19 patients even if they have recovered from the disease.
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The minister stressed that violent clashes, of the kind seen during some protests in London on Saturday, were “both shocking and disgusting” and those responsible should face tough legal consequences.(REUTERS)
The minister stressed that violent clashes, of the kind seen during some protests in London on Saturday, were “both shocking and disgusting” and those responsible should face tough legal consequences.(REUTERS)

Rishi Sunak speaks out on racist abuse as child growing up in UK

By Press Trust of India | London
PUBLISHED ON JUN 14, 2020 10:21 PM IST
The Indian-origin finance minister, who was born in the UK, revealed that the abuse felt far worse when it occurred in the presence of his younger siblings, as he was asked to comment on another set of far-right and antiracism protests in London over the weekend.
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Questioned by an Opposition Labour Party MP on whether the minister fully understood the “anger and frustration” felt by anti-racism demonstrators protesting against the brutal killing of African-American George Floyd in police custody in the US, Priti Patel retaliated with references to her own experiences.(REUTERS)
Questioned by an Opposition Labour Party MP on whether the minister fully understood the “anger and frustration” felt by anti-racism demonstrators protesting against the brutal killing of African-American George Floyd in police custody in the US, Priti Patel retaliated with references to her own experiences.(REUTERS)

Won’t be silenced: Priti Patel as UK opposition MPs accuse her of ‘gaslighting’ racism

By Press Trust of India | London
PUBLISHED ON JUN 12, 2020 11:04 PM IST
The Indian-origin Cabinet minister had referenced her personal experience of racist abuse while growing up as an ethnic minority in the UK during an impassioned statement in the House of Commons earlier this week.
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Karan Avtar Singh

Punjab chief secy Karan Avtar relieved of financial commissioner taxation charge

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2020 08:31 AM IST
Amarinder’s move, which came after a flurry of activity in the state top brass to find a way out of the crisis, is seen as an attempt to mollify the ministers
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Ashu video clip edited to change context, claim residents who hosted Mohalla meet

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2020 11:11 PM IST
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DoT last week asked all telecom companies to repay AGR dues immediately as per the October 24, 2019 verdict of the Supreme Court.(REUTERS)
DoT last week asked all telecom companies to repay AGR dues immediately as per the October 24, 2019 verdict of the Supreme Court.(REUTERS)

Govt responds to SOS from telecom companies, looks at 3 options to help them

By Rajeev Jayaswal | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 21, 2020 11:08 AM IST
This position — that the dues as measured by a proportion of adjusted gross revenues or AGR be paid — was one upheld by the Supreme Court’s October 2019 verdict that ordered telcos to pay up Rs 1.47 lakh crore.
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‘Sack AG Atul Nanda’ chorus at Punjab cabinet meeting

By Ravinder Vasudeva | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON FEB 18, 2020 11:22 PM IST
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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and newly sworn-in ministers of the Delhi cabinet wave at the audience after the oath ceremony.(Arvind Yadav/HT photo)
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and newly sworn-in ministers of the Delhi cabinet wave at the audience after the oath ceremony.(Arvind Yadav/HT photo)

Delhi has had only four women cabinet ministers since 1993

By Indo Asian News Service | New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 17, 2020 07:29 AM IST
While Delhi is among the only three states in the country, with Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh, which have seen two female Chief Ministers, its score on the count for cabinet ministers remained low.
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On the eve of his swearing-in as chief minister of Delhi, AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal held a dinner meeting of his ministers-designate(Arvind Kejriwal/Twitter)
On the eve of his swearing-in as chief minister of Delhi, AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal held a dinner meeting of his ministers-designate(Arvind Kejriwal/Twitter)

Kejriwal calls cabinet colleagues for dinner, discusses development roadmap

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 15, 2020 10:51 PM IST
The card, “10 guarantees of Kejriwal”, was released by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener ahead of the Delhi assembly polls.
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Ludhiana improvement trust chairman alleges staff, property dealers behind ‘frivolous’ complaints against him

By Harsimran Singh Batra | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Ludhiana
PUBLISHED ON FEB 05, 2020 10:45 PM IST
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Minister Naqvi dons writer’s hat with aim to promote harmony

By Amandeep Shukla | Hindustan times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2020 12:00 AM IST
The story revolves around the fortunes Ghazala and Shalini, both daughters of religious leaders belonging to different communities.
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PUTA meets Bajwa, briefs him about ongoing fiscal crisis at Punjabi varsity

By HT Correspondent, Patiala
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2020 10:02 PM IST
The teachers’ body seeks setting up of a high-level panel of officials of higher education ministry to study the crisis and provide solutions
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Punjab Cong protest against CAA today

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 29, 2019 10:54 PM IST
Punjab Congress president Sunil Jakhar said chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Punjab affairs in-charge Asha Kumari, cabinet ministers and other party leaders of the state would participate in the protest
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LSAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal (centre) in Ludhiana on Tuesday.(Harsimar Pal Singh/HT)
LSAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal (centre) in Ludhiana on Tuesday.(Harsimar Pal Singh/HT)
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BJP leader Pankaja Munde said on Wednesday that the decision to deny tickets to some leaders in Maharashtra was taken at the state level.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)
BJP leader Pankaja Munde said on Wednesday that the decision to deny tickets to some leaders in Maharashtra was taken at the state level.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)

Decision to deny tickets taken in Maharashtra, not in Delhi: Pankaja Munde

By Press Trust of India | Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON DEC 12, 2019 08:22 AM IST
Former chief minister Fadnavis had stated earlier that the decision to deny tickets to some of his colleagues was taken by the party’s central committee.
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A view of the Indian Parliament building.(REUTERS)
A view of the Indian Parliament building.(REUTERS)

Rajya Sabha adjourned over absence of Cabinet minister

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2019 04:37 PM IST
The issue arose when Trinamool Congress’s Derek O’Brien was introducing a private member’s bill on elder care and protection.
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Abe is also the second-longest-serving leader of the Group of Seven major economies behind only German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has been in office since 2005.(AP FILE)
Abe is also the second-longest-serving leader of the Group of Seven major economies behind only German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has been in office since 2005.(AP FILE)

2,887 days: Shinzo Abe becomes Japan’s longest-serving premier

By Press Trust of India | Tokyo
PUBLISHED ON NOV 20, 2019 01:09 PM IST
Wednesday marks Abe’s 2,887th day in office, topping the record previously set by Taro Katsura, a revered politician who served three times between 1901 and 1913.
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Of three Olympians, only Sandeep makes the cut

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 24, 2019 11:16 PM IST
Hockey player wins Pehowa but wrestlers Yogeshwar Dutt and Babita Phogat bite the dust in Baroda, Dadri
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BJP president Amit Shah said on Monday that he will make way for a new leader to head the saffron party when its organisational elections are over by the end of this year. (ANI Photo)
BJP president Amit Shah said on Monday that he will make way for a new leader to head the saffron party when its organisational elections are over by the end of this year. (ANI Photo)

New BJP president by December: Amit Shah

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2019 07:17 AM IST
Amid claims by BJP’s ally Shiv Sena that the party will work to have its own chief minister in the poll-bound Maharashtra, Shah said the saffron alliance is fighting the assembly polls under Devendra Fadnavis and that he will again head the state government.
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Punjab health and family welfare minister Balbir Singh Sidhu inaugurating the new water pipeline project in Phase-11, Mohali, which was already launched by mayor Kulwant Singh along with area councillor Opinder Preet Kaur on September 19.(HT PHOTO)
Punjab health and family welfare minister Balbir Singh Sidhu inaugurating the new water pipeline project in Phase-11, Mohali, which was already launched by mayor Kulwant Singh along with area councillor Opinder Preet Kaur on September 19.(HT PHOTO)

Credit war continues between Punjab minister Balbir Sidhu and Mohali mayor

By Hillary Victor, Mohali
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2019 11:42 PM IST
A water line project, which both are staking claims of, is expected to provide 24x7 water supply
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Government Senior Secondary School at Dadhe Fateh Singh village in Hoshiarpur district.(HT)
Government Senior Secondary School at Dadhe Fateh Singh village in Hoshiarpur district.(HT)

A school where ‘PM and his cabinet’ run the day-to-day show

By Gagandeep Jassowal | Hindustan Times, Jalandhar
PUBLISHED ON SEP 18, 2019 05:32 PM IST
In an interesting initiative to make students aware of democratic model and instil a sense of responsibility, teachers conducted polls on the lines of general elections to elect 16 members of Parliament (MPs) in the school.
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Ministers should encourage and energise officials, PM Modi emphasised. (Photo @BJP4India)
Ministers should encourage and energise officials, PM Modi emphasised. (Photo @BJP4India)

‘Stick to facts, don’t appoint relatives’: PM Modi’s directive to ministers

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2019 10:17 PM IST
Chairing a meeting of the Union council of ministers, Modi referred to unnecessary remarks being made in media and in public and categorically told them to state only facts or make claims which can be established, sources said.
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People wait to check their names on the draft list at the National Register of Citizens (NRC) centre at a village in Nagaon district.(REUTERS FILE PHOTO)
People wait to check their names on the draft list at the National Register of Citizens (NRC) centre at a village in Nagaon district.(REUTERS FILE PHOTO)

Congress accuses Assam govt of contempt of court after minister releases NRC data in assembly

By Sadiq Naqvi | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
PUBLISHED ON AUG 03, 2019 09:42 AM IST
In September 2018, the SC had said confidential reports submitted by NRC state coordinator Prateek Hajela should remain in the custody of court owing to sensitive nature of information in those reports which may affect the exercise.
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