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Narendra Modi, India's prime minister, right, shakes hands with Mahinda Rajapaksa, Sri Lanka's prime minister, at Hyderabad House in New Delhi.(Bloomberg file phoot)

Fresh opportunity for India, Sri Lanka to enhance bilateral engagement, says Indian High Commission

By Asian News International | Posted by Shivani Kumar | Colombo, Sri Lanka
UPDATED ON AUG 09, 2020 08:12 AM IST
The High Commission said in a statement that the strong mandate received by Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa provides a fresh opportunity for New Delhi and Colombo to enhance bilateral engagement including mitigating the adverse economic effects of the Covid-19.
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During the talks, the Bangladeshi side is expected to bring up its concerns that those excluded from the NRC in Assam could be deported, people familiar with developments said.(HT image)
During the talks, the Bangladeshi side is expected to bring up its concerns that those excluded from the NRC in Assam could be deported, people familiar with developments said.(HT image)

NRC to be key issue during Bangladesh PM’s October visit to India

By Rezaul H Laskar | New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2019 07:46 AM IST
Besides holding talks with Modi, Hasina is set to address the India Economic Summit of the World Economic Forum on October 4.
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Indian equities have witnessed a rally over Modi’s landslide victory in the general election last week.(Bloomberg File Photo/Representative Image)
Indian equities have witnessed a rally over Modi’s landslide victory in the general election last week.(Bloomberg File Photo/Representative Image)

Nifty, Sensex climb higher on derivatives expiry day

By Reuters | Bengaluru
UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2019 05:03 PM IST
During the session, the NSE Nifty climbed 1% as investors awaited announcement of a new cabinet at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s swearing-in ceremony.
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It said that Stalin will follow the democratic values of Karunanidhi.(ANI Photo)
It said that Stalin will follow the democratic values of Karunanidhi.(ANI Photo)

Stalin will not topple AIADMK government, says DMK mouthpiece

By M Manikandan | Hindustan Times, Chennai
PUBLISHED ON MAY 29, 2019 07:44 PM IST
In the recent Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu and by-polls for 22 vacant assembly seats, DMK registered a landslide victory by winning 37 out of 38 parliamentary seats and 13 out of 22 assembly seats.
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Indian shares were largely unchanged in thin trade, as investors waited on the sidelines for cues before making fresh bets.(Reuters file photo)
Indian shares were largely unchanged in thin trade, as investors waited on the sidelines for cues before making fresh bets.(Reuters file photo)

Sensex, Nifty struggle as investors look for cues

By Reuters | Reuters
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2019 12:56 PM IST
Indian shares rallied over the last few sessions over Modi’s return for a second term after a landslide victory in the general elections.
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A YSRC leader familiar with the development said that the meeting was a courtesy call but Reddy will also discuss problems confronting the new government in Andhra Pradesh with the Prime Minister.(AP)
A YSRC leader familiar with the development said that the meeting was a courtesy call but Reddy will also discuss problems confronting the new government in Andhra Pradesh with the Prime Minister.(AP)

Before taking oath as Andhra CM, Jagan Mohan Reddy to meet PM Modi

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Hindustan Times, Amravati
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2019 04:30 PM IST
Jagan Reddy, who registered a landslide victory in the assembly elections on Thursday, will fly to New Delhi at 10.30 am and after a brief stay at Andhra Pradesh Bhavan, he will drive down to the Prime Minister’s Office to meet Narendra Modi at 12 noon.
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Be it actor Shabana Azmi, beauty industry icon Shahnaz Husain or filmmaker Muzaffar Ali, all expect the new government to live up to its promise of ‘sabka saath, sabka vikas’.(HTPhoto)
Be it actor Shabana Azmi, beauty industry icon Shahnaz Husain or filmmaker Muzaffar Ali, all expect the new government to live up to its promise of ‘sabka saath, sabka vikas’.(HTPhoto)

Celebs expect‘sabka saath, sabka vikas’

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAY 25, 2019 11:04 AM IST
These personalities with a UP connection want composite development of all Indians, with a robust economy
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The ruling Telugu Desam Party, run by Chandrababu Naidu leading in only three.(HT Photo)
The ruling Telugu Desam Party, run by Chandrababu Naidu leading in only three.(HT Photo)

Lok Sabha election results 2019: Jagan leads YSRCP to landslide victory, TDP suffers huge loss

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2019 01:07 AM IST
According to the latest trends of the Election Commission of India website, the YSRC was heading for a landslide victory in both, the state and the Lok Sabha elections held simultaneously last month.
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“Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party won a landslide victory in the world’s largest election as voters endorsed his vision of a muscular, assertive and stridently Hindu India,” the daily said.(HT Photo)
“Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party won a landslide victory in the world’s largest election as voters endorsed his vision of a muscular, assertive and stridently Hindu India,” the daily said.(HT Photo)

Lok Sabha election results 2019 : US media terms PM Narendra Modi’s win as landslide; says voters endorsed his vision

By Press Trust of India | United States
PUBLISHED ON MAY 23, 2019 09:07 PM IST
The Washington Post reported that Modi’s win is a victory for a form of religious nationalism that views India as a fundamentally Hindu nation and seeks to jettison the secularism promoted by the country’s founders.
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Reddy asserted that his fight for securing special category status for Andhra Pradesh would continue.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
Reddy asserted that his fight for securing special category status for Andhra Pradesh would continue.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)

Lok Sabha election results 2019: It is people’s victory and it was expected, says Jaganmohan Reddy

By Press Trust of India | Amaravati
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2019 03:06 PM IST
After YSR Congress’ landslide victory in the Assembly and Lok Sabha elections, party president Y S Jaganmohan Reddy termed it as people’s victory and said it was expected.
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One of the social media users borrowed the introductory style of rulers in the show for Modi as the one true leader in Westerosi jargon.(ANI)
One of the social media users borrowed the introductory style of rulers in the show for Modi as the one true leader in Westerosi jargon.(ANI)

Lok Sabha election results 2019: Social media calls general election result the actual Game of Thrones end

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2019 02:45 PM IST
As the ruling party, led by current Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is on its way to a landslide victory for a second consecutive time, fans compare the elections to Game of Thrones.
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YSR Congress Party President Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy is likely to take oath as the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh on May 30.(AFP File Photo)
YSR Congress Party President Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy is likely to take oath as the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh on May 30.(AFP File Photo)

Lok Sabha election results 2019: Jagan Reddy likely to be sworn-in as Andhra Pradesh CM on May 30

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Amaravati
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2019 12:42 PM IST
The YSRC is heading for a landslide victory by winning around 150 assembly seats out of 175 in the state.
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Yogi Adityanath heads the Goraksh Peeth of the Nath monastic group with its headquarters in Gorakhpur.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT PHOTO)
Yogi Adityanath heads the Goraksh Peeth of the Nath monastic group with its headquarters in Gorakhpur.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT PHOTO)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Saffron-clad politicians who had their sway

By Pawan Dixit | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
UPDATED ON MAY 17, 2019 05:43 PM IST
A section of politicians in Uttar Pradesh seem to have donned saffron to prove a point — their authority over religion and politics.
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The Delhi Congress has started gearing up for the Lok Sabha campaigns and internal party meetings to revive the fortunes of the party. (Photo by Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times )(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)
The Delhi Congress has started gearing up for the Lok Sabha campaigns and internal party meetings to revive the fortunes of the party. (Photo by Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times )(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Congress gears up for Lok Sabha polls

By HT Correspondent | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2019 01:57 AM IST
In the last one month, since former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit took over as the Delhi Congress president, the party has already conducted over a dozen zone meetings in various constituencies.
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Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina takes part in a press conference in Dhaka.(AFP File Photo)
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina takes part in a press conference in Dhaka.(AFP File Photo)

Sheikh Hasina takes oath as Bangladesh PM for third consecutive term

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2019 05:08 PM IST
Sheikh Hasina’s cabinet is mostly made up of new faces. Thirty-one members of the new Cabinet are first-timers. The Cabinet exclusively consists of members of the Awami League.
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Mashrafe Mortaza speaks during an interview.(AFP)
Mashrafe Mortaza speaks during an interview.(AFP)

Bangladesh ODI captain Mashrafe Mortaza registers landslide win in general elections

By Press Trust of India | Dhaka
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2018 10:56 PM IST
Mashrafe Mortaza, an Awami League candidate for Narail-2 constituency, got 274,418 votes while his rival Jatiya Oikya Front alliance nominee Fariduzzaman Farhad received 8,006 votes.
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Bhupesh Baghel was sworn in with two other senior Congress leaders — TS Singhdeo and Tamrdhawaj Sahu — last Monday.(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)
Bhupesh Baghel was sworn in with two other senior Congress leaders — TS Singhdeo and Tamrdhawaj Sahu — last Monday.(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)

Chhattisgarh cabinet swearing in ceremony highlights: CM Bhupesh Baghels’s cabinet sworn in

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2018 12:56 PM IST

Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel on Tuesday expanded his Cabinet with nine MLAs being sworn in as ministers.Baghel was sworn in with two other senior Congress leaders — TS Singhdeo and Tamrdhawaj Sahu — last Monday.Congress has registered a landslide victory in Chhattisgarh polls, winning 68 seats in 90 member assembly. The BJP, which was in power in the state since 2003, was reduced to 15 seats while former chief minister Ajit Jogi-led Janata Congress Chhattisgarh (J) managed to win five seats. Jogi’s ally Bahujan Samaj Party has won two seats.Here are the highlights:

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The poll of polls predicted 66 seats for the TRS. But the party won 88 seats and polled 46.9% votes which is a massive increase of over 12% as compared to 2014(PTI)
The poll of polls predicted 66 seats for the TRS. But the party won 88 seats and polled 46.9% votes which is a massive increase of over 12% as compared to 2014(PTI)

How KCR led his party to a landslide victory, and where the Congress went wrong

By K Nageshwar
PUBLISHED ON DEC 22, 2018 06:48 PM IST
KCR ‘s strategy of premature dissolution of state Assembly has certainly yielded rich electoral dividend
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Congress supporters celebrate party's victory in assembly election outside AICC HQ in New Delhi, India, on Tuesday, December 11, 2018.(Sanjeev Verma /HT Photo)
Congress supporters celebrate party's victory in assembly election outside AICC HQ in New Delhi, India, on Tuesday, December 11, 2018.(Sanjeev Verma /HT Photo)

Congress to pick Chhattisgarh CM on Wednesday

By Press Trust of India | Raipur
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2018 10:58 AM IST
The Congress registered a landslide victory in the Chhattisgarh polls, bringing an end to the 15-year rule of the Raman Singh-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government. It won 68 seats in the 90-member Assembly, while the BJP got only 15 seats.
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