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Renee Sen is making her acting debut in a short film called Suttabaazi, which releases this January; Top and pants, Zara(Sushmita Sen)

HT Brunch Cover Story: A star kid is unborn

Hindustan Times | By Jamal Shaikh
UPDATED ON JAN 03, 2021 08:07 AM IST
Why would Renee Sen, Sushmita Sen’s 21-year-old daughter, make her acting debut in a short film made by a young filmmaker? Is this a star kid rejecting privilege?
Comic series chronicling India’s maritime heritage launched on Navy Day(Twitter/ACKComics)
Comic series chronicling India’s maritime heritage launched on Navy Day(Twitter/ACKComics)

Amar Chitra Katha celebrates the glorious naval and maritime heritage of India with new comic series on Navy Day

New Delhi [India] | By Asian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2020 11:09 AM IST
Narrating stories of our nautical past and the transformation of the Indian Navy since the Independence, a comic book series was launched on the occasion of Navy Day
Former chief election commissioner, TN Seshan, during a press conference, August 03, 1993. The reason Seshan was so widely respected, in life and in death, is simple. He understood and implemented the spirit of the constitutional scheme as far the EC was concerned(Sanjay Sharma/HT)
Former chief election commissioner, TN Seshan, during a press conference, August 03, 1993. The reason Seshan was so widely respected, in life and in death, is simple. He understood and implemented the spirit of the constitutional scheme as far the EC was concerned(Sanjay Sharma/HT)

The independence of TN Seshan | HT editorial

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2019 08:07 PM IST
His life had two lessons: The EC must push reforms; institutions must be autonomous
Parents should try to guide their children instead of controlling them.(Unsplash)
Parents should try to guide their children instead of controlling them.(Unsplash)

Most parents are barriers to teens independence

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2019 11:56 AM IST
Parents who restrict their children instead of guiding them, actually end up coming in their way of self discovery.
CJI Ranjan Gogoi drew attention to the fact that the judiciary has to rise and stand up to protect Constitutional ethos, even during trying times.(HT PHOTO)
CJI Ranjan Gogoi drew attention to the fact that the judiciary has to rise and stand up to protect Constitutional ethos, even during trying times.(HT PHOTO)

Independence of judiciary not a one-time pill, says Chief Justice Gogoi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2019 05:44 AM IST
Gogoi is leading an Indian delegation at the two-day conference of chief justices of members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO).
Adivasis of Nausachapada celebrate after getting NOC from Bombay Veterinary College.(HT Photo)
Adivasis of Nausachapada celebrate after getting NOC from Bombay Veterinary College.(HT Photo)

This tribal hamlet at Aarey may get electricity for first time since Independence

Hindustan Times | By Yesha Kotak, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2019 12:52 AM IST
Residents of Naushachapada have not applied for community forest rights under the Forest Rights Act
Comments on internet bulletin boards accused McDonald’s of violating Chinese law by supporting independence for Taiwan, which Beijing claims as part of its territory.(AP/Picture for representation)
Comments on internet bulletin boards accused McDonald’s of violating Chinese law by supporting independence for Taiwan, which Beijing claims as part of its territory.(AP/Picture for representation)

Chinese nationalists accuse McDonald’s of supporting independence for Taiwan

Beijing | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2019 11:43 PM IST
The advertisement for a breakfast sandwich, broadcast only in Taiwan, shows a two-second glimpse of a woman’s identity card that lists her nationality as “Taiwan”.
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi (C) arrives for a bilateral meeting on the second day of the G20 Leaders' Summit in Buenos Aires, on December 01, 2018. - The leaders of countries representing four-fifths of the global economy opened a two-day meeting in Argentina facing the deepest fractures since the first G20 summit convened 10 years ago in the throes of financial crisis. (Photo by Ludovic MARIN / AFP)(AFP)
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi (C) arrives for a bilateral meeting on the second day of the G20 Leaders' Summit in Buenos Aires, on December 01, 2018. - The leaders of countries representing four-fifths of the global economy opened a two-day meeting in Argentina facing the deepest fractures since the first G20 summit convened 10 years ago in the throes of financial crisis. (Photo by Ludovic MARIN / AFP)(AFP)

India to host first G20 summit in 2022, to coincide with 75th year of Independence

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 02, 2018 12:22 AM IST
Founded in 1999, the G20 brings together 19 of the world’s most industrialised nations and the European Union. Annual meetings of its country’s leaders have been taking place since 2008
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal resolved on Tuesday that his government would take all possible measures to eliminate the practice of manual scavenging.(HT Photo)
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal resolved on Tuesday that his government would take all possible measures to eliminate the practice of manual scavenging.(HT Photo)

Unfortunate that manual scavenging exists after 70 years of independence, says Arvind Kejriwal

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2018 01:01 PM IST
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal resolved on Tuesday that his government would take all possible measures to eliminate the practice of manual scavenging. Kejriwal instructed officials to publicise the skill development programme so that more people could be benefited from it.
(From the archives: Hindustan Times Clipping)
(From the archives: Hindustan Times Clipping)

What the newspaper said about India’s independence, back in 1947

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2018 12:14 PM IST
At the stroke of midnight, on August 15, 1947, India achieved freedom from more than two centuries of colonial rule after a multi-faceted struggle for independence comprising both non-violent and violent means.
India won the gold medal in men’s hockey at the 1948 Olympics.(Getty Images)
India won the gold medal in men’s hockey at the 1948 Olympics.(Getty Images)

This day that year: 70 years ago, India won first Olympic gold after independence

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sandip Sikdar
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2018 04:57 PM IST
The Kishan Lal-led Indian hockey hockey team, depleted by the partition, beat all odds to win 4-0 against Great Britain at the Empire stadium in London (now the Wembley).
Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru addressing the midnight session of the Constituent Assembly of India on August 15, 1947.(HT Photo)
Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru addressing the midnight session of the Constituent Assembly of India on August 15, 1947.(HT Photo)

How Hindustan Times rang in India’s independence in 1947

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2018 01:33 PM IST
A verbatim version of the lead story in our August 15, 1947 paper.
Farooq Abdullah during the budget session of the parliament at Parliament House in New Delhi, on March 15, 2018.(Sushil Kumar/HT file Photo)
Farooq Abdullah during the budget session of the parliament at Parliament House in New Delhi, on March 15, 2018.(Sushil Kumar/HT file Photo)

Independence not an option for landlocked Kashmir, says Farooq Abdullah

Indo Asian News Service, Jammu | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON APR 07, 2018 09:59 PM IST
On one side we have nuclear powers China and Pakistan and on the other side we have India, says Lok Sabha Member from Jammu and Kashmir Farooq Abdullah.
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