Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2020 07:55 PM IST
No such violation was reported from India during the year, the IPU it said in its annual report ahead of the Human Rights Day on December 10. Its committee on human rights of parliaments examined 552 cases against MPs in 42 countries; compared to 533 in 2019
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Abraham Thomas
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2020 10:08 PM IST
The observation came from a bench of Justices NV Ramana, Surya Kant and Hrishikesh Roy while hearing a PIL filed by BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay seeking expeditious trial against MPs/MLAs facing criminal charges.
Reuters | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 18, 2020 12:04 PM IST
U.S. airlines are estimated to be sitting on more than $10 billion in travel vouchers that should have been cash refunds from canceled flights, a group of senators released on Friday.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rezaul H Laskar
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2020 11:35 PM IST
Referring to the Indian government’s revocation of Jammu and Kashmir’s special status last year and the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), congressman Ami Bera said democratic institutions around the world are being tested even as there was “push back on some of this”.
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2020 10:03 AM IST
Addressing an event here, he also said that good laws are made when Parliament and assemblies are not called to endorse the views of the ruler of the day.
New Delhi | By Basim Nissa, Mohit Kumar, Saloni Bhogale and Priyamvada Trivedi
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2019 10:52 AM IST
This is slightly higher than the last assembly where 78% were candidates contesting for the first time. In the Maharashtra elections, 3237 candidates contested the elections for the 288-member strong Maharashtra state legislative assembly, of which 84% (2730) contested their first election.
Hindustan Times, Dharamshala | By HT Correspondent, Accuses Govt Of Regional Bias
UPDATED ON OCT 09, 2019 11:36 PM IST
Kumari targeted the Jai Ram Thakur-led state government, terming it as a complete failure on all fronts.
Lagos | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2019 06:04 PM IST
The snake appears to have fallen from the roof into the plenary chamber.
Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2019 10:28 PM IST
Harris had attacked Biden pointedly on the issue of working with segregationists and also accused him of opposing busing, a desegregation tool in the 1970s and 80s, at the party’s presidential debate on June 27, rendering the most severe blow yet to his invincibility as a frontrunner with a double-digit lead over everyone else in the polls.
Amaravati | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2019 10:13 PM IST
The chief minister recalled how Naidu had allegedly purchased 23 MLAs and three MPs of YSRCP like cattle. “He even gave cabinet berths to four of the MLAs defected from our party, thereby giving a complete go bye to democratic spirit.
Reuters | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON MAY 25, 2019 02:34 PM IST
The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran as it accused the country’s Revolutionary Guards of direct responsibility for this month’s tanker attacks.
Hindustan Times, Shijith P Kunhitty | By Shijith P Kunhitty
UPDATED ON MAR 15, 2019 01:28 PM IST
Looking at the average ages of winners in Lok Sabha and assembly elections since 2008 in each Lok Sabha seat, the average age of winning candidates in Kerala is 55.4 years while that of West Bengal is 54.7
Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON FEB 08, 2019 09:37 AM IST
Indians diplomats, who met the University of Farmington students, were struck by their lack of reluctance to meet them and be helped to get out of a situation they never expected to encounter in their “pursuit of regular middle-class aspirations of a better career, a better life”.
Washignton | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2019 07:59 AM IST
One of the first such investigations will focus on the ongoing issues of security clearance at the White House, a statement issued by the office of Khanna said.
Hindustan Times, Washington | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2019 12:12 AM IST
Legal challenges are bound to follow, for one, experts have said. And, two, Republicans have opposed it in principle, with some of them arguing that declaring national emergency to deal with this stalemate could open the door for Democrats to use the instrument to push their agenda, such as climate change
By Yogesh Joshi
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2018 03:59 PM IST
Maharashtra’s longest-serving assembly member, Ganpatrao Deshmukh, 92, has said he plans not to contest next elections, 59 years after he was first elected as a lawmaker in 1962
Hindustan Times, Washington | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON NOV 08, 2018 09:29 PM IST
All four sitting House members, who are Democrats, won comfortably. Ami Bera, the senior-most among them, won a record fourth-term from California, that took him past third-term member Dalip Singh Saund, the first Indian- American ever elected to US Congress
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Umesh Raghuvanshi/M Tariq Khan, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON SEP 18, 2018 12:18 PM IST
The five-member lawmakers’ panel set up to probe anomalies in Sushant Golf City hi-tech township on Sultanpur Road, Lucknow on home-buyers complaints has found the developer guilty on various counts and recommended that his passport should be impounded, according to a member of the committee.
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Rajesh Kumar Singh, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON AUG 02, 2018 02:15 PM IST
Lawmakers and officers involved in corrupt practices are on the radar of the state investigation agencies.
New Delhi, Hindustan Times | By Jatin Gandhi
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2018 11:26 PM IST
The law amended the constitution and replaced the system of top judges of the Supreme Court making appointments to the higher judiciary. The top court struck it down in October 2015 as “unconstitutional.”
Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj, Washington
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2018 11:42 PM IST
Pompeo also spoke about the upcoming 2+2 joint meeting of the defence and foreign affairs ministers of the two countries, which he said was “very, very important”.
Reuters, London | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2018 07:45 PM IST
Christopher Wylie, who worked for Cambridge Analytica, alleges that the data was used to help to build profiles on American voters and build support for Donald Trump in the US presidential election.