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While Thackeray’s Shiv Sena has been advocating the name change for over two decades, the Congress has always opposed it.
Published on Jan 08, 2021 10:29 PM IST
Mumbai |Press Trust of India | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
The BJP has said earlier that the previous governments in the Centre did not have the willpower to go ahead with tough reforms.
Updated on Dec 25, 2020 06:09 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
The Presidential Years is the fourth volume of Mukherjee’s memoirs and will be released in January 2021.
Updated on Dec 12, 2020 12:28 AM IST
Elections were held for panchayat samiti and zila parishad seats in 21 of the state’s 33 districts. Of 4,371 panchayat samiti seats, the BJP won 1,989 and Congress 1,852.
Updated on Dec 10, 2020 07:41 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | Sachin Saini
Prime Minister Narendra will lay the foundation stone of the new Parliament building and perform bhoomi pujan on December 10.
Published on Dec 06, 2020 07:38 PM IST
New Delhi |Asian News International | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
The former Chief Minister said, he fell to the “trap” and accused Congress leader Siddaramaiah of a conspiracy, as he stated that even BJP had not “betrayed” him to that level.
Updated on Dec 05, 2020 09:48 PM IST
Bengaluru |Press Trust of India | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
‘What is the meaning of their silence?’ BJP asks Cong to respond to allegations in AgustaWestland scam
Rathore said Rahul Gandhi often attacked the government over Rafale fighter aircraft deal despite Supreme Court giving a clean chit to it but has not spoken a word about investigation into alleged corruption in the purchase of VVIP choppers.
Updated on Nov 18, 2020 10:40 PM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
‘TMC govt did ‘cheap politics’ with Soumitra Chatterjee’s body’, alleges Cong’s Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury
Actor Soumitra Chatterjee was cremated with full state honours. As his body wastaken to Keoratala crematorium thousands of people, including Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and senior Left leaders, walked in a procession.
Updated on Nov 18, 2020 02:41 PM IST
Kolkata |Press Trust of India | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
Of the seventy seats it wrested in the seat-sharing talks, the party won an embarrassing 19, just eight more than the Communist Party of India-Marxist-Leninist’s 11 out of 19.
Updated on Nov 13, 2020 08:11 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Vinod Sharma
At some places we may need to support like-minded parties and at others places they will support us, says J&K Congress unit chief
Updated on Nov 12, 2020 01:33 AM IST
Hindustan Times/Jammu | , JammuHT Correspondent
Bihar Assembly Election 2020: Left records higher strike rate than RJD, Cong; lags in popular support
With 16 legislators in the 243-member assembly, the left’s seat share is 6.6%. This is its highest in the Hindi belt since 1995 when the three parties together had a seat share of 14% in the 243 seats that comprise the current Bihar assembly.
Published on Nov 11, 2020 04:54 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Abhishek Jha
The senate polls were postponed on October 15 for the second time amid apprehensions that the governing structure of the university could be changed
Updated on Nov 10, 2020 11:36 PM IST
, ChandigarhHT Correspondent
BJP won three seats less than last time while Congress won three more
Updated on Oct 27, 2020 12:06 AM IST
Hindustan Times/Jammu | Ravi Krishnan Khajuria, Jammu
The opposition parties and various farmers’ groups have alleged that the farm bills will weaken the MSP regime and only benefit big agribusinesses.
Updated on Oct 03, 2020 07:25 AM IST
Congress leader Ranjeeta Mehta demanded that the government withdraw the bills or bring about a fourth amendment to ensure strict punishment to those buying products at lesser cost than the MSP
Updated on Sep 21, 2020 11:21 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | HT Correspondent, Panchkula:
BJP president JP Nadda addressed media persons on the three key bills that are to be passed by Parliament during the 18-day uninterrupted monsoon session, which started on Monday
Published on Sep 16, 2020 02:24 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Smriti Kak Ramachandran
Opposition will bring up ‘involvement’ of BJP minister in dubious land deals, ‘mismanagement’ during pandemic
Updated on Sep 06, 2020 12:37 AM IST
Hindustan Times/Shimla | Gaurav Bisht, Shimla
Ashok Kumar Sharma, who has been accused of not giving due representation to the Congress and other opposition parties in the committee, has refuted the charges.
Updated on Aug 10, 2020 11:21 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Ambala | , AmbalaBhavey Nagpal
Says all ordinances formulated in cognizance of the Swaminathan committee report
Updated on Jul 03, 2020 02:07 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | HT Correspondent
The government has repeatedly pointed out that it has increased testing. In an interview, health minister Harsh Vardhan has said that the government plans to increase the tests up to 100,000 by the end of May.
Updated on Apr 27, 2020 07:51 AM IST
CHANDIGARH Chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said in the absence of a strong opposition, the Congress stood a good chance to return to power and take the state’s progress to the next level. During an interaction at a conclave to mark the completion of three years of his government, Amarinder said the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) had lost ground, while the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) was in total disarray in the state.
Published on Mar 17, 2020 10:31 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | HT Correspondent
Breaking away from tradition, Punjab Vidhan Sabha has decided to continue work after obituary references on the opening day of the coming budget session to be held from February 20 to 28. Talking to HT over phone, speaker Rana Kanwar Pal Singh said, “We have decided to continue work after obituary references on the first day to make optimal utilisation of the public exchequer money as every sitting of the House involves a lot of expenditure.
Published on Feb 18, 2020 11:18 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | , JalandharGagandeep Jassowal
Noting that mere speeches would not help, he said the regional and secular parties should enhance their strength politically in the country.
Updated on Feb 09, 2020 06:06 PM IST
Bangalore |Press Trust of India
Leaders of Congress and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Wednesday urged the Rajasthan government to allow ‘langar’, which was being organised by charitable society from Bathinda, at a Bikaner cancer hospital. Bikaner district administration on Sunday had stopped the ‘langar’ by Shri Guru Harikrishan Welfare Society of Koreana village near Talwandi Sabo at Acharya Tulsi Dass Regional Cancer Hospital and Research Centre in Bikaner.
Published on Feb 05, 2020 09:35 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Bathinda | HT Correspondent, Bathinda
Published on Feb 04, 2020 10:05 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | , JalandharHT Correspondent
The Punjab Police’s anti-drug special task force (STF) on Sunday issued a notice to Congress councillor Pardeep Sharma to join the probe after investigations revealed that the 194kg of heroin, seized from a house in Sultanwind area of Amritsar, was stored in Sharma’s house on Majitha road for about a week.
Published on Feb 02, 2020 10:34 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Amritsar | , AmristarAnil Sharma
BJP national president JP Nadda was accompanied by chief minister Yogi Adityanath, deputy chief minister Keshav Prasad Maurya and state BJP president Swatantra Dev Singh and organisational secretary Sunil Bansal.
Updated on Jan 24, 2020 01:01 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Agra | HT Correspondent
The campaign, which was to be launched on 14-15 January, might be delayed owing to a lack of consensus among some top leaders.
Updated on Jan 12, 2020 08:02 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Amrita Madhukalya
It seemed by Priyanka Gandhi’s behaviour that the Congress has become a “danga karao party” and it cannot tolerate the peaceful atmosphere and development of UP, Maurya said.
Published on Dec 29, 2019 07:53 PM IST
Lucknow |Press Trust of India
The political narratives were widely divergent in the tribal-dominated state where the five-phase election ended on Friday and vote counting will be taken up and the outcome announced on Monday.
Updated on Dec 23, 2019 06:45 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Aurangzeb Naqshbandi