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Women making chapatis on traditional stoves on railway track as part of the 'Rail Roko' protest against the new agriculture laws at Devi Dass Pura in Amritsar on Saturday.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)

Farmers extend rail-roko protest till October 21

Hindustan Times/Amritsar | By HT Correspondent, Amritsar
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2020 05:30 PM IST
On the 24th day of the agitation, around 100 women extended support to the farmers’ cause by laying stoves, rolling pins and boards on the railway tracks
Members of School Bus Operators’ Welfare Association protesting against the state government outside the deputy commissioner’s office in Ludhiana on Tuesday. They have threatened to intensify their protests if their demands are not met.(Gurpreet Singh/HT)
Members of School Bus Operators’ Welfare Association protesting against the state government outside the deputy commissioner’s office in Ludhiana on Tuesday. They have threatened to intensify their protests if their demands are not met.(Gurpreet Singh/HT)

School bus operators protest outside Ludhiana DC office, seek monetary relief

By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2020 11:04 PM IST
The protesters said there were over 3,300 bus operators in the city who were struggling financially after the lockdown imposed in March due to the Covid-19 outbreak
Chandigarh Police cordoning off the lane in Sector 21D where one case of Covid-19 was confirmed in Chandigarh on Thursday.(Ravi Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Chandigarh Police cordoning off the lane in Sector 21D where one case of Covid-19 was confirmed in Chandigarh on Thursday.(Ravi Kumar/Hindustan Times)

Chandigarh’s Sector 21 lane cordoned off after first Covid-19 case discovered

Rajanbir Singh, Chandigarh | By Rajanbir Singh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAR 20, 2020 12:37 AM IST
All 18 houses on the lane where the patient, a 23-year-old girl who had come from the United Kingdom (UK) on Sunday, lives in a one kanal house was sealed off on Thursday afternoon
The dump has become a breeding ground for flies and mosquitoes and the stench emanating from there is causing inconvenience to children, pedestrians and residents alike.(Keshav Singh/HT)
The dump has become a breeding ground for flies and mosquitoes and the stench emanating from there is causing inconvenience to children, pedestrians and residents alike.(Keshav Singh/HT)

Garbage dumped at plot rankles Sector 33 residents

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Rachna Verma, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON NOV 25, 2019 01:18 AM IST
Heaps of garbage can be seen even lying in front of vacant land near Tender Heart Schooland Government Model School
Ajay Lallu is the Congress Legislature Party leader in Uttar Pradesh and is a two-time MLA from Tamkuhi Raj constituency.(Twitter/@AjayLalluINC)
Ajay Lallu is the Congress Legislature Party leader in Uttar Pradesh and is a two-time MLA from Tamkuhi Raj constituency.(Twitter/@AjayLalluINC)

Ajay Kumar Lallu replaces Raj Babbar as Congress UP chief

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON OCT 07, 2019 10:40 PM IST
Ajay is the Congress Legislature Party leader in Uttar Pradesh and is a two-time MLA from Tamkuhi Raj constituency.
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Month after launch, nursing staff crunch at Chandigarh PGIMER’s intensive care unit

By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2019 12:34 AM IST
Unit was established for paediatric patients
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New Motor Vehicle Act: Three-fold rise in people applying for pollution certificates in Chandigarh

By Rajanbir Singh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2019 12:43 AM IST
Penalty for carrying an expired PUC certificate has been increased from 1,000 to 10,000
The automobile sector has shown a positive response to the announcements made by Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman to prop up the slowing economy.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
The automobile sector has shown a positive response to the announcements made by Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman to prop up the slowing economy.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)

Industry hails deadline for GST refunds, removal of angel tax for start-ups

Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2019 10:53 PM IST
The Union government should also have focused on other sectors of economy, including real estate, steel industry and textiles, which are also facing a slump, say industry representatives.
The RSS has set itself a goal of expanding its reach to all mandals [a cluster of two-three panchayats] in the country by 2024, according to the functionaries(PTI File Photo)
The RSS has set itself a goal of expanding its reach to all mandals [a cluster of two-three panchayats] in the country by 2024, according to the functionaries(PTI File Photo)

RSS general secretaries to oversee Sangh-BJP coordination at district level

HIndustan Times, New Delhi | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran
PUBLISHED ON JUL 16, 2019 07:28 AM IST
A general secretary or ‘sangathan mantri’ is a pracharak or a full-time functionary deputed by the Sangh for party work. He is assisted by a team of joint general secretaries.
A series of resignations have followed since the Congress’s rout in April-May elections in which it managed to win 52 seats in the 543-member Lok Sabha. (Photo @JM_Scindia)
A series of resignations have followed since the Congress’s rout in April-May elections in which it managed to win 52 seats in the 543-member Lok Sabha. (Photo @JM_Scindia)

Jyotiraditya Scindia, Mumbai Congress chief Deora resign from party posts

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2019 11:11 PM IST
Scindia and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra were appointed general secretaries incharge of western and eastern Uttar Pradesh, respectively, on January 23 ahead of the Lok Sabha elections.
RSS workers participate in path-sanchalan (route march) at Beldanga in Murshidabad district of West Bengal, Sunday, June 2, 2019.(PTI photo)
RSS workers participate in path-sanchalan (route march) at Beldanga in Murshidabad district of West Bengal, Sunday, June 2, 2019.(PTI photo)

RSS mouthpiece flags concern over TMC turncoats

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Snigdhendu Bhattacharya
PUBLISHED ON JUN 22, 2019 12:06 AM IST
General secretary of the RSS’s south Bengal chapter has strongly advocated that the BJP needs to depend on devoted and time-tested workers and swayamsevaks.
Former minister and veteran Congress leader from Barak Valley Gautam Roy was suspended by the party for distributing sweets after a BJP candidate won from the Karimganj Lok Sabha seat .(FACEBOOK)
Former minister and veteran Congress leader from Barak Valley Gautam Roy was suspended by the party for distributing sweets after a BJP candidate won from the Karimganj Lok Sabha seat .(FACEBOOK)

Assam Congress suspends former minister, senior leader for anti-party activities

Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Sadiq Naqvi
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2019 09:49 PM IST
The Congress could win only three of the total 14 seats in the state in the recently concluded Lok Sabha polls.
Exit polls painted a grim picture for the Congress but party workers remain unfazed, asserting that the results on May 23 would not be onesided as projected, and their party would perform better.
Exit polls painted a grim picture for the Congress but party workers remain unfazed, asserting that the results on May 23 would not be onesided as projected, and their party would perform better.

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Amid grim exit poll projections for party, Congress workers keep the faith

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2019 02:07 PM IST
Most exit polls Sunday forecast another term for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, with some of them projecting that BJP-led NDA will get more than 300 seats to comfortably cross the majority mark of 272 in the Lok Sabha.
The government has decided to increase the validity of e-tourist and e- business visas from 60 days to one year with multiple entries.(File photo for representation)
The government has decided to increase the validity of e-tourist and e- business visas from 60 days to one year with multiple entries.(File photo for representation)

e-visa validity for tourist and business goes up from 60 days to 1 year

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Vanita Srivastava
PUBLISHED ON FEB 15, 2019 02:39 PM IST
On e-tourist visa, continuous stay during each visit shall not exceed 90 days in case of nationals eligible for grant of e-visa except US, UK, Japan and Canada.
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra at a road show in Amethi in 2014. The Congress party on Wednesday, Jan 23, 2019 appointed Priyanka Gandhi Vadra as All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary of Uttar Pradesh East. (File Photo)(PTI)
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra at a road show in Amethi in 2014. The Congress party on Wednesday, Jan 23, 2019 appointed Priyanka Gandhi Vadra as All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary of Uttar Pradesh East. (File Photo)(PTI)

Priyanka Gandhi may begin formal political role in UP with Kumbh holy dip

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2019 05:46 PM IST
Priyanka Gandhi, who will take charge as the general secretary for Uttar Pradesh East on February 4, is also expected to hold a press conference jointly with party chief and brother Rahul Gandhi in Lucknow.
Protests against the Citizenship Bill continued in Assam and other states in the Northeast on Wednesday.(ANI/Twitter)
Protests against the Citizenship Bill continued in Assam and other states in the Northeast on Wednesday.(ANI/Twitter)

‘Won’t spare the BJP’, says Assam Students’ Union as protests against Citizenship Bill continue in northeast

Guwahati, Hindustan Times | By Sadiq Naqvi and Utpal Parashar
UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2019 08:47 PM IST
The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill seeks to confer citizenship on non-Muslim religious groups from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan.
File image of Stephen Constantine.(Reuters)
File image of Stephen Constantine.(Reuters)

Teary-eyed coach Stephen Constantine resigns after India’s AFC Asian Cup exit

Sharjah | By PTI
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2019 01:57 PM IST
India’s promising start to the AFC Asian Cup ended in a heartbreak when they conceded a 90th minute penalty for Bahrain to eke out a 1-0 win in their final group engagements in Sharjah on Monday night. And Stephen Constantine‘s “cycle” was finished.
Ram Jethmalani and Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday approached a Delhi court with a joint application to end a pending suit relating to his expulsion from the BJP.(HT File Photo)
Ram Jethmalani and Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday approached a Delhi court with a joint application to end a pending suit relating to his expulsion from the BJP.(HT File Photo)

Ram Jethmalani, BJP resolve issue of his expulsion, urge court to end suit

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 07, 2018 01:26 AM IST
The BJP and 95-year-old Jethmalani said in the joint plea that a decree be passed in terms of amicable settlement between them as BJP president Amit Shah has expressed “regret” over the senior lawyer’s expulsion from the party.
Last year, sanitation workers in east Delhi went on an indefinite strike over issues such as not getting salaries.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Last year, sanitation workers in east Delhi went on an indefinite strike over issues such as not getting salaries.(HT FILE PHOTO)

SDMC sanitation workers not getting EPF for over a year, says Cong leader

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Vibha Sharma, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2018 01:51 AM IST
EPF is a mandatory contribution made by an individual as well as her employer every month, as per the Employees’ Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Act, 1952.
Jawaharlal Nehru University students wait to place their votes during the students' union polls, in New Delhi.(PTI Photo)
Jawaharlal Nehru University students wait to place their votes during the students' union polls, in New Delhi.(PTI Photo)

JNUSU poll results likely today as counting resumes after 14-hour standoff

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2018 08:18 AM IST
The Election Committee (EC) assigned the task of conducting polls said the counting resumed after the Grievance Redressal Committee appointed an observer -- who happens to be a JNU Professor -- to be present during the counting.
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