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Farmers protesting on tractors along railway line during the ongoing 'Rail Roko' or 'Stop the Trains' protest against the new agriculture laws in Amritsar earlier this week.(HT Photo)

Minister urges opposition to let trains carrying Vaishno Devi pilgrims pass during Navratri

Hindustan Times, Jammu | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2020 08:39 AM IST
Farmers have blocked railway tracks in Punjab in protest against the farm laws recently passed by the Parliament.
Parliamentarians in the Lok Sabha after it adjourned sine die at Parliament House on Wednesday.(PTI)
Parliamentarians in the Lok Sabha after it adjourned sine die at Parliament House on Wednesday.(PTI)

Monsoon session: Govt supporting 8 Covid-19 vaccine candidates, minister tells LS

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2020 10:16 AM IST
The Department for Biotechnology is supporting the eight vaccine candidates at a cost of Rs 75 crore, 17 proposals for diagnostic devices at a cost of Rs 10 crore and 13 possible therapeutic interventions at a cost of Rs 9.6 crore
Independent Meham MLA Balraj Kundu (extreme right) and his supporters were finally allowed to proceed to Pipli near Kurukshetra, to take part in the farmers’ protest on Thursday.(HT Photo)
Independent Meham MLA Balraj Kundu (extreme right) and his supporters were finally allowed to proceed to Pipli near Kurukshetra, to take part in the farmers’ protest on Thursday.(HT Photo)

On way to Haryana farmers’ protest at Pipli, Meham MLA Balraj Kundu arrested, later released

Hindustan Times, Rohtak | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2020 03:21 PM IST
Despite prohibitory orders, the Independent legislator was going to take part in the rally called against the three farm ordinances promulgated by the Centre; Tosham Congress MLA Kiran Choudhry says govt afraid of protesting farmers
Over the past one week, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and three of his ministers have tested positive for Covid-19.(PTI)
Over the past one week, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and three of his ministers have tested positive for Covid-19.(PTI)

Third minister in Shivraj Singh Chouhan cabinet tests positive for Covid-19

Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By Ranjan| Edited by Sabir Hussain
UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2020 06:45 PM IST
Two of the three ministers tested positive for Covid-19 within a span of 12 hours.
Tamil Nadu education minister KA Sengottaiyan.
Tamil Nadu education minister KA Sengottaiyan.

Tamil Nadu board 10th, 11th, 12th results in third week of July: Minister

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON JUN 06, 2020 05:49 PM IST
Earlier, the school education minister told PTI that the Tamil Nadu board class 10 and 12 results are likely to be declared in July.
Representational Image.(AP)
Representational Image.(AP)

Premier League does not yet have ‘green light’, minister warns

London | By AFP
PUBLISHED ON MAY 08, 2020 06:17 PM IST
Premier League clubs are due to meet on Monday to discuss the latest plans for “Project Restart” -- a day after an expected minor easing of coronavirus lockdown measures.
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Appointment of OSD to ex-Akali minister as commission member sparks row

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Vishal Rambani, Patiala
PUBLISHED ON MAY 05, 2020 11:55 PM IST
CM’s wife and Patiala MP Preneet Kaur, two Congress MLAs raise objection over the move, say will take up the issue with Capt
The Lingayats who are the largest community in the state at 17% are considered to be the backbone of the BJP support base, with Yediyurappa seen as the tallest leader of the community.(PTI PHOTO.)
The Lingayats who are the largest community in the state at 17% are considered to be the backbone of the BJP support base, with Yediyurappa seen as the tallest leader of the community.(PTI PHOTO.)

Seer threatens to destabilise BJP govt in Karnataka if nominee is not made minister

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 28, 2020 10:53 PM IST
In January too, another Lingayat seer Vachananda Swami had made a similar demand that in case Murugesh Nirani was not inducted, the Panchamsali Lingayats would withdraw their support.
Centre plans to send 40 ministers to Jammu & Kashmir in April for another outreach following the nullification of the Constitution’s Article 370(ANI Photo)
Centre plans to send 40 ministers to Jammu & Kashmir in April for another outreach following the nullification of the Constitution’s Article 370(ANI Photo)

Second batch of ministers to visit J-K in April

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 21, 2020 03:03 AM IST
The second such outreach since January after Parliament’s Budget session ends in April is being planned as the Centre and the Jammu & Kashmir administration are finalising a new domicile policy for the region to protect employment for locals and restrict the sale of land to outsiders.
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Sakhi Centre to help women hit by violence, says minister

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON FEB 03, 2020 10:12 PM IST
Rescuers outside a collapsed building after an earthquake in Elazig, Turkey.(Reuters image)
Rescuers outside a collapsed building after an earthquake in Elazig, Turkey.(Reuters image)

18 dead as earthquake of magnitude 6.8 hits Turkey

Istanbul | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2020 06:40 AM IST
The quake shook the Sivrice district in the eastern province of Elazig at around 8.55 pm (1755 GMT), the government’s disaster and emergency management agency said.
The Ukrainian plane that crashed outside Tehran on Wednesday morning, killing all on board, was carrying 82 Iranian and 63 Canadian nationals(VIA REUTERS)
The Ukrainian plane that crashed outside Tehran on Wednesday morning, killing all on board, was carrying 82 Iranian and 63 Canadian nationals(VIA REUTERS)

Crashed Ukraine plane had 82 Iranians, 63 Canadians on board: Minister

Shahedshahr (Iran) | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2020 02:26 PM IST
Foreign Minister Vadim Prystaiko said after Wednesday’s crash that there were 82 Iranians, 63 Canadians and 11 Ukrainians on board. The Ukrainian nationals included two passengers and nine crew members.
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Act against Bittu for calling Manpreet a failed minister: Akalis dare CM

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 23, 2019 11:21 PM IST
Mauritius prime minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth at the Baglamukhi temple in Kangra on Wednesday. Baglamukhi Temple Trust chairman Rajat Giri (in black jacket) accompanied him.(HT Photo)
Mauritius prime minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth at the Baglamukhi temple in Kangra on Wednesday. Baglamukhi Temple Trust chairman Rajat Giri (in black jacket) accompanied him.(HT Photo)

Mauritius prime minister on thanksgiving visit to Kangra temple

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Dharamshala
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2019 05:16 PM IST

Watch | India should ease restrictions in Kashmir: Finland foreign minister

By Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUL 19, 2020 01:17 AM IST
Finland’s foreign minister Pekka Haavisto talks about collaborating with India on issues such as climate change and clean technologies, and on the need for India to ease restrictions in Kashmir.
The Goa government has moved to ban the sale of alcohol in industrial estates in the state in the interest of ‘safety of workers’(HT Photo)
The Goa government has moved to ban the sale of alcohol in industrial estates in the state in the interest of ‘safety of workers’(HT Photo)

Goa to ban the sale of liquor in industrial areas: Minister

Panaji | By Gerard de Souza
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2019 07:52 AM IST
The move is the latest in a crackdown on the sale of liquor in the state after the government passed a law banning the drinking in public in “tourist areas” and imposed fines ranging from Rs 2,000 to 10,000.
UP Home guards minister Chetan Chauhan assures no one will be removed from jobs.(ANI)
UP Home guards minister Chetan Chauhan assures no one will be removed from jobs.(ANI)

Termination of 25K home guards: UP minister assures no one will be removed

Lucknow | By Asian News International
PUBLISHED ON OCT 16, 2019 03:17 PM IST
UP Home Guard Minister on Tuesday said that due to budget constraints, the days of duties will be less but the service of home guards won’t be terminated.
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Himachal minister’s wife loses Rs 2.5 lakh to thieves in Chandigarh

By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 09, 2019 01:44 AM IST
Forest and transport minister Govind Singh’s wife Rajni Thakur had gone to a salon in Sector 8 when her bag was lifted from her car parked in the parking
The general consensus among experts is that India needs to firm up its decision ahead of the crucial ministerial meeting in Bangkok from 10-12 October.(HT image)
The general consensus among experts is that India needs to firm up its decision ahead of the crucial ministerial meeting in Bangkok from 10-12 October.(HT image)

Ministers, RSS urge govt to guard Indian industry’s interests ahead of economic meet in Bangkok

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran & Rajeev Jayaswal
UPDATED ON OCT 09, 2019 08:11 AM IST
Hectic parleys have been on since Monday over matters related to RCEP in the government, the BJP, and among the party’s associates.
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BJP dumps seven sitting MLAs, including two ministers, in the first list

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2019 11:25 PM IST
One of the ministers dropped in first list may get accommodated in the second list for 12 seats
The controversial provision making the state government pay UP ministers’ income taxes has raised eyebrows(HT Photo)
The controversial provision making the state government pay UP ministers’ income taxes has raised eyebrows(HT Photo)

‘Income Tax of ministers won’t be paid by treasury anymore’: UP government

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2019 11:02 PM IST
Although amendments were made to increase ministers’ salaries over 40 times in the past 38 years, the sub section 3 of the Act, allowing for the state to bear the income tax of all Uttar Pradesh ministers’, had been left untouched.
Shah Mehmood Qureshi in Geneva on Sept 10, 2019. (ANI photo)
Shah Mehmood Qureshi in Geneva on Sept 10, 2019. (ANI photo)

‘Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir’: Pak foreign minister in Geneva

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 28, 2020 02:53 AM IST
Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, who is leading his country’s delegation at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC)session in Geneva, questioned why New Delhi was not allowing international media into the “Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.”
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.(PTI)
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.(PTI)

UP CM, ministers turn students to take lessons on governance at IIM Lucknow

Lucknow | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2019 01:41 PM IST
Yogi and his entire ministerial team took several lessons from senior faculty at the business school as a part of three-days long leadership development programme, Manthan.
Apart from Rama Rao and Harish Rao, the other ministers who took oath of office were: Sabita Indra Reddy, Satyavathi Rathod, Gangula Kamalakar and Puvvada Ajay Kumar. (Photo @KTRTRS)
Apart from Rama Rao and Harish Rao, the other ministers who took oath of office were: Sabita Indra Reddy, Satyavathi Rathod, Gangula Kamalakar and Puvvada Ajay Kumar. (Photo @KTRTRS)

KCR expands cabinet with 6 ministers; re-inducts son KTR, nephew Harish Rao

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2019 10:50 PM IST
KCR, as the chief minister is popularly known, expanded his council of ministers on Sunday evening, inducting six more ministers, including his son and nephew. The overall strength of the cabinet has now gone up to 18, including the chief minister.
A view of the house that collapsed at Bowbazar area due to the underground metro rail work, in Kolkata, West Bengal(Samir Jana/HT Photo)
A view of the house that collapsed at Bowbazar area due to the underground metro rail work, in Kolkata, West Bengal(Samir Jana/HT Photo)

Metro work damages Kolkata buildings, minister among hundreds evacuated

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2019 12:15 PM IST
Among those asked to vacate their residences, as a precautionary measure, by senior Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation Ltd official (KMRCL) was minister of state for parliamentary affairs Tapas Roy.
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Mushrooming slums: Kharar MLA seeks intervention of minister for local affairs

Hindustan Times, Mohali | By HT Correspondent, Mohali
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2019 01:40 AM IST
Writes a letter suggesting the creation of a sub-division of these areas for their regulated development
Governor Anandiben Patel, who has been a teacher, invited Adityanath and all his ministers to Raj Bhawan for an introduction and interaction.(HT image)
Governor Anandiben Patel, who has been a teacher, invited Adityanath and all his ministers to Raj Bhawan for an introduction and interaction.(HT image)

Governor Anandiben Patel gives governance mantra to Adityanath’s ministers

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Umesh Raghuvanshi
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2019 10:57 PM IST
This was for the first time in recent years that any governor had invited the entire council of ministers and briefed them on governance issues.
Dharmesh said BSP patron Kanshi Ram had died under mysterious circumstances and he would soon meet Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to seek a CBI probe into that death.(HT image)
Dharmesh said BSP patron Kanshi Ram had died under mysterious circumstances and he would soon meet Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to seek a CBI probe into that death.(HT image)

Uttar Pradesh Minister calls for CBI probe into BSP founder’s death, slams Mayawati

Hindustan Times, Agra | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2019 10:52 PM IST
The Minister of State for Social Welfare and SC/ST Welfare, who represents the Agra cantonment seat in the Assembly, said: “Mayawati is not trustworthy and has betrayed everyone.
In April this year, the Goa government had floated a tender calling on agencies to bid for providing comprehensive services for cleaning of various beaches in Goa including collection, segregation, transportation and disposal of garbage, etc.(Reuters FILE)
In April this year, the Goa government had floated a tender calling on agencies to bid for providing comprehensive services for cleaning of various beaches in Goa including collection, segregation, transportation and disposal of garbage, etc.(Reuters FILE)

Goa Congress alleges corruption in beach cleaning tender; minister says process transparent

Hindustan Times, Panaji | By Gerard de Souza
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2019 09:49 AM IST
Congress legislator Reginaldo Lourenço, who had earlier raised the matter in the Goa assembly, alleged large scale corruption in the deal.
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