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Kangana Ranaut in one of her old photo shoots.

Kangana to play Indira Gandhi, shares throwback pic from old shoot

PUBLISHED ON JAN 29, 2021 02:56 PM IST
Kangana Ranaut will play former Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in a political drama, to be directed by Sai Kabir.
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Dr Neha Shah is the fourth crorepati on KBC 12.
Dr Neha Shah is the fourth crorepati on KBC 12.

KBC 12: The Rs 7 crore question that made crorepati Neha Shah quit Amitabh Bachchan’s game show, can you answer it?

By HT Entertainment Desk | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 11:19 AM IST
KBC 12 got its fourth crorepati on Thursday in Dr Neha Shah of Mumbai. What is special about her is that she is a practising doctor, who was a frontline Covid-19 warrior during the pandemic and treated patients through the lockdown too.
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A sketch made by Rajeev Sethi when he worked with Pierre Cardin.
A sketch made by Rajeev Sethi when he worked with Pierre Cardin.

Cardin’s innovation was across disciplines: Rajeev Sethi

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2020 02:37 AM IST
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Congress leader AK Antony.(HT Archive)
Congress leader AK Antony.(HT Archive)

Cong forms panel to oversee 50th anniversary celebrations of Bangladesh war

By Deeksha Bhardwaj | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 30, 2020 11:36 AM IST
The committee will be led by former defence minister AK Antony
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PM Modi paying tribute to martyrs of 1971 war at National War Memorial (ANI)
PM Modi paying tribute to martyrs of 1971 war at National War Memorial (ANI)

50th anniversary of 1971 India-Pakistan war: All you need to know

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Karan Manral | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 16, 2020 01:29 PM IST
The 13-day military conflict is one of the shortest wars in history. It ended with a decisive win for India and led to the creation of Bangladesh.
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In his annual comments in the run-up to Navy Day, naval chief Admiral Karambir Singh outlined the orientation of the IN as a force that is ”combat-ready, credible and cohesive”(PTI)
In his annual comments in the run-up to Navy Day, naval chief Admiral Karambir Singh outlined the orientation of the IN as a force that is ”combat-ready, credible and cohesive”(PTI)

To preserve its edge, the silent service must innovate | Analysis

By C Uday Bhaskar
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2020 08:00 PM IST
India’s hi-tech human talent needs to be given the necessary incentives to irrigate the Indian techno-strategic ecosystem in a more effective manner
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File photo: Lalduhoma.(Mizoram assembly official website)
File photo: Lalduhoma.(Mizoram assembly official website)

Ex IPS officer-in-charge of former PM Indira Gandhi’s security disqualified as Independent MLA

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2020 08:54 PM IST
In 1988, Lalduhoma had been the first MP to be disqualified under the anti-defection law
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Participants run during 34th All India Prize Money Indira Marathon organised to mark the birth anniversary of late Indira Gandhi, in Prayagraj, in 2018.(PTI File)
Participants run during 34th All India Prize Money Indira Marathon organised to mark the birth anniversary of late Indira Gandhi, in Prayagraj, in 2018.(PTI File)

Uttar Pradesh: Pandemic causes break in 36-year-old tradition of Indira Marathon

By K Sandeep Kumar | Hindustan Times, Prayagraj
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2020 09:52 AM IST
The famous run is held every year to commemorate the birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi
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A young Priyanka Gandhi Vadra with her grandmother and the first and only female Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi(Twitter)
A young Priyanka Gandhi Vadra with her grandmother and the first and only female Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi(Twitter)

Remembering Indira Gandhi on her 103rd birth anniversary: Rare photos, quotes of India’s first and only female Prime Minister

By Alfea Jamal | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2020 06:42 PM IST
Indira Gandhi, India’s first and only female Prime Minister and better known as the Iron Lady of India, was born on November 19 in 1917. Here are some rare photos and inspiring quotes of the ‘Woman of the Millennium’.
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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi at ‘Shakti Sthal’ (ANI)
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi at ‘Shakti Sthal’ (ANI)

‘Great daughter of our motherland’: Rahul Gandhi, Congress remember Indira Gandhi on birth anniversary

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Karan Manral | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2020 11:02 AM IST
Paying tribute to his grandmother on her 103rd birth anniversary, Rahul Gandhi tweeted that Indira Gandhi taught him things which inspire him every day.
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Rambagh Palace(Agoda)
Rambagh Palace(Agoda)

The Taste With Vir: India’s princely tradition works best as a fairytale

By Vir Sanghvi | Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2020 06:28 PM IST
In this week’s The Taste, Vir Sanghvi writes, “The selling point of the Rambagh as a luxury hotel is that it gives you a glimpse of what life in princely India must have been like,” continuing, “In every sense that matters, the age of the maharajas is over. Even in the West, they are now seen as anachronisms from a bygone era (like Yugoslav royalty, perhaps) rather than serious glamour figures.”
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Narendra Modi on Saturday paid tribute to former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her 36th death anniversary.(File Photo)
Narendra Modi on Saturday paid tribute to former prime minister Indira Gandhi on her 36th death anniversary.(File Photo)

PM Modi pays tribute to Indira Gandhi on 36th death anniversary

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 31, 2020 08:52 AM IST
The prime minister had paid tribute to Gandhi in his monthly Mann ki Baat radio broadcast last Sunday as well. “On the 31st of October we lost former Prime Minister of India, Smt. Indira Gandhi. I most respectfully pay my tributes to her,” he said.
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Stephen Hawking, a troubled chapter in the nation’s recent history, and miniature painting feature on this week’s reading list.(HT Team)
Stephen Hawking, a troubled chapter in the nation’s recent history, and miniature painting feature on this week’s reading list.(HT Team)

HT Picks: New Reads

By HT Team | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2020 04:57 PM IST
This week’s interesting reads includes a portrait of a genius, a former R&AW man’s look at a troubled chapter in the nation’s recent history, and a study of the remarkable miniatures in the TAPI Collection
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Sudha Bharadwaj in Pune, India, October 27, 2018)(Rahul Raut/HT PHOTO)
Sudha Bharadwaj in Pune, India, October 27, 2018)(Rahul Raut/HT PHOTO)

There is an environment of fear in India. The State must renew the commitment to rights

UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2020 07:55 PM IST
The action against a range of intellectuals and activists and journalists — Sudha Bharadwaj, Anand Teltumbde, Stan Swamy, Apoorvanand, Harsh Mander are among the better-known examples — indicates that the space for free expression and dissent is jeopardised
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The leaders urged the President to not grant his assent to the proposed legislations and expressed concern over the way farm bills were passed in the Rajya Sabha.(PTI)
The leaders urged the President to not grant his assent to the proposed legislations and expressed concern over the way farm bills were passed in the Rajya Sabha.(PTI)

Oppn MPs hold first-ever night protests near House

By Saubhadra Chatterji and Aurangzeb Naqshbandi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2020 12:46 AM IST
Colourful bed sheets were hurriedly brought from an MP’s flats from South Avenue. The aides also ensured enough supply of food for the MPs to sustain them.
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Attenborough said it was up to us, the voters, to make it clear that we want politicians to act to avoid the major crisis he fears we are heading for, a crisis he said “which is not national, not international, but global and which the nations of the world must face together”.(AFP)
Attenborough said it was up to us, the voters, to make it clear that we want politicians to act to avoid the major crisis he fears we are heading for, a crisis he said “which is not national, not international, but global and which the nations of the world must face together”.(AFP)

Pay heed to the voice of David Attenborough, writes Mark Tully

By Mark Tully
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2020 07:20 PM IST
The world’s voice of nature delivered a message relevant to India’s past, present and future
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India China border row: President Xi Jinping, China’s communist party boss and the commander-in-chief will decide how the 5-point consensus will be implemented at the Ladakh border
India China border row: President Xi Jinping, China’s communist party boss and the commander-in-chief will decide how the 5-point consensus will be implemented at the Ladakh border

How Jaishankar-Wang’s 5-point consensus works out depends on one man | Analysis

By Shishir Gupta | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2020 10:04 PM IST
Ladakh stand-off: Foreign minister Wang Yi’s narrative about the Ladakh standoff at the border appeared to be at variance with the line that the PLA, and the communist party’s propoganda arms are projecting
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Sonia Gandhi also added that Indira Gandhi was drawn to the natural habitat.(HT file photo)
Sonia Gandhi also added that Indira Gandhi was drawn to the natural habitat.(HT file photo)

First Indira Gandhi Chair for environmental sciences set up

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2020 02:59 AM IST
“I recall that she (Indira Gandhi) established the ministry of environment in November 1980 and she remained its cabinet minister until her death four years later,” Congress chief Sonia Gandhi said at the launch. “All through her tenure in this position distinguished scientists served as secretaries in the ministry.”
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Former president of the United States, Bill Clinton (inset), enjoyed food like Dal Bukhara at ITC Maurya, Delhi
Former president of the United States, Bill Clinton (inset), enjoyed food like Dal Bukhara at ITC Maurya, Delhi

Rude Food by Vir Sanghvi: Palate politics

By Vir Sanghvi | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2020 08:15 PM IST
 Not all politicians are foodies, but Prime Ministers often like their food!
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In this December 1972 image, President Nixon is seen with then US secretary of state Henry Kissinger (right) in Paris.(Getty Images)
In this December 1972 image, President Nixon is seen with then US secretary of state Henry Kissinger (right) in Paris.(Getty Images)

Declassified White House tapes: Criticism over Richard Nixon’s racist, sexist remarks

By Yashwant Raj | Hindustan Times, Washington
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2020 07:05 AM IST
Richard M Nixon, the late president who left the White House in disgrace, used racist and sexist language to vent his frustration with India over the 1971 War, especially Indian women, possibly triggered by his well-known antipathy towards then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, according to recently declassified White House tapes.
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1984 anti-Sikh riots convict Sajjan Kumar(ANI)
1984 anti-Sikh riots convict Sajjan Kumar(ANI)

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Supreme Court rejects bail plea of convict Sajjan Kumar

By Murali Krishnan | Edited by: Karan Manral | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2020 04:04 PM IST
Rejecting his plea, the top court said that this was ‘no ordinary case’. The plea will next be heard as soon as physical hearings restart.
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Former president Pranab Mukherjee with Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen and the author, N K Singh.
Former president Pranab Mukherjee with Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen and the author, N K Singh.

Pranab Mukherjee: Intergenerational mentor in politics

By NK Singh
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2020 11:27 AM IST
He had a memory which could challenge any modern computer and leave the listener dumbstruck by its phenomenal precision.
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Former President Pranab Mukherjee during an event at Mavalankar Hall, in New Delhi. Mukherjee passed away at the age of 84 on Monday.(PTI)
Former President Pranab Mukherjee during an event at Mavalankar Hall, in New Delhi. Mukherjee passed away at the age of 84 on Monday.(PTI)

The other side of Pranab babu

By Saubhadra Chatterji | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2020 07:36 PM IST
An avid reader, and history lover (World War 2 was his favourite part of history), Mukherjee was a foodie till he turned 40 and resorted to a diet — chapatis that were only slightly larger than drink coasters.
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The Congress is once again in the news due to internal political contestation.(HTPHOTO)
The Congress is once again in the news due to internal political contestation.(HTPHOTO)

To revive the Congress, leaders must return to the grassroots

By Shashi Shekhar
PUBLISHED ON AUG 30, 2020 11:56 PM IST
Instead of seeking a synergy of the “old and new”, Rahul Gandhi will have to find a way to involve those who believe in the grassroots struggles. If he does not want to do so, then the family will have to search for and support a new leadership.
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The truth is that where the Congress is undoubtedly more dynastic and plagued by an ad-hoc nomination culture, it is also ironically perhaps more democratic than the BJP today.(PTI)
The truth is that where the Congress is undoubtedly more dynastic and plagued by an ad-hoc nomination culture, it is also ironically perhaps more democratic than the BJP today.(PTI)

The myth of inner party democracy

UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2020 08:13 PM IST
The Congress controversy is a reminder that Indian parties are family fiefdoms or autocracies
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Congress president Sonia Gandhi at the Congress Working Committee's virtual meeting, in New Delhi on Monday.(ANI)
Congress president Sonia Gandhi at the Congress Working Committee's virtual meeting, in New Delhi on Monday.(ANI)

Congress turmoil: A look at past instances involving ‘letters’

By Saubhadra Chatterji | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2020 01:36 PM IST
A peep into the past throws up several similar incidents. For instance, in 1969, letters were at the centre stage of a tussle between ‘Indicate’ and ‘Syndicate’ that eventually led to the biggest split in the party to date.
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A family portrait of Arun Jaitley, his wife Sangeeta, and their children Rohan and Sonali, by Mahesh Pandit. (HT archive)
A family portrait of Arun Jaitley, his wife Sangeeta, and their children Rohan and Sonali, by Mahesh Pandit. (HT archive)

‘Not just my father, he was India’s son’, writes Sonali Jaitley

By Sonali Jaitley
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2020 05:32 AM IST
A DAUGHTER REMEMBERS: A day ahead of former Union minister Arun Jaitley’s death anniversary, lawyer Sonali Jaitley pens a tribute to the publicly unknown facets of her father.
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In Prime Minister’s Narendra Modi’s first speech from the rampart of the Red Fort, he announced a moratorium of 10 years against promoting communal and caste tensions.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
In Prime Minister’s Narendra Modi’s first speech from the rampart of the Red Fort, he announced a moratorium of 10 years against promoting communal and caste tensions.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)

From the ramparts of Red Fort

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 15, 2020 07:32 AM IST
Over the past 20 years, addresses by prime ministers on Independence Day have focussed on development goals, Pakistan-sponsored terrorism, the importance of Jammu and Kashmir and the bane of corruption.
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On Modi’s term, BJP national vice president Vinay Sahasrabuddhe said his leadership has left an indelible mark on polity as well as governance.(ANI)
On Modi’s term, BJP national vice president Vinay Sahasrabuddhe said his leadership has left an indelible mark on polity as well as governance.(ANI)

Modi set to become longest serving non-Congress PM

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2020 03:55 AM IST
In May 2014, Modi was first elected PM when he led the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to a landslide victory in the Lok Sabha elections winning 282 seats in the Lower House. Five years later, he returned to power with an unprecedented 303 MPs.
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The restlessness of talented people in the Congress today is largely the work of its fixation with the Nehru-Gandhi name, which has undoubtedly kept it from falling apart, besides fetching it power on Sonia Gandhi’s watch from 2004 to 2014.(PTI)
The restlessness of talented people in the Congress today is largely the work of its fixation with the Nehru-Gandhi name, which has undoubtedly kept it from falling apart, besides fetching it power on Sonia Gandhi’s watch from 2004 to 2014.(PTI)

The many rebellions of Congress leaders

By Vinod Sharma | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2020 04:38 AM IST
Albeit on a much smaller scale, the clamor -- it seemed to lose steam after the initial burst on Twitter by Congress leaders of Pilot’s generation -- to not let him leave was reminiscent of 1999.
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