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US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris greet guests during an election event in Wilmington, Delaware.(Bloomberg)

‘Don’t tell me it’s not possible in the United States,’ says Biden, Kamala Harris confident she won’t be last woman in office

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2020 09:17 AM IST
When my mother came to the US at the age of 19, she believed in an America where such a moment can come true, Kama Harris said in her first address as the Vice President-elect.
The farmers are apprehensive that the government may abdicate its responsibility of buying grains at the minimum support price (MSP). This apprehension stems from the fact that the Shanta Kumar Committee recommended in 2015 that the Food Corporation of India hand over procurement operations to states, knowing fully well that the states did not have the funds to procure the grains.(HT file photo)
The farmers are apprehensive that the government may abdicate its responsibility of buying grains at the minimum support price (MSP). This apprehension stems from the fact that the Shanta Kumar Committee recommended in 2015 that the Food Corporation of India hand over procurement operations to states, knowing fully well that the states did not have the funds to procure the grains.(HT file photo)

Managing flood of foodgrains is the nation’s problem today

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By DS Bains
PUBLISHED ON NOV 03, 2020 10:02 AM IST
GUEST COLUMN Every mandi yard must have silos, automatic cleaning and weighing machine (that issues electronic receipt) and an elevator to store the grain in the silo. state procurement agencies and even private players can be roped in.
The bridges inaugurated virtually by defence minister Rajnath Singh on Monday will go a long way in connecting remote areas to the rest of India.(PTI/For representation)
The bridges inaugurated virtually by defence minister Rajnath Singh on Monday will go a long way in connecting remote areas to the rest of India.(PTI/For representation)

Of 44 bridges dedicated to nation, HP gets two on Manali-Leh highway

By HT Correspondent, Shimla
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2020 05:50 PM IST
The two structures include the 360 metre Darcha Barsi bridge over the Bhaga river and the Palchan bridge over the Beas
Tricolour masks have become a hit among youngsters ahead of Independence Day.
Tricolour masks have become a hit among youngsters ahead of Independence Day.

Independence Day 2020: Wear your love for the nation on your face mask

Hindustan Times | By Naina Arora, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 05, 2020 11:05 AM IST
This I-Day, the fashion-savy people are set to flaunt their patriotism on their face masks. Amid Covid-19 pandemic, social media platforms are flooded with tricolour masks.
HT Image
HT Image

Empowered women make nation self-reliant: Smriti Irani

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2020 08:44 PM IST
The minister as speaking at a webinar at Panjab University on Sunday on the Resolve of self-reliant India: Decisive role of women’s empowerment in its attainment
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh also attacked Congress for its ‘ discreet silence’ on Article 370.(PTI Photo/File)
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh also attacked Congress for its ‘ discreet silence’ on Article 370.(PTI Photo/File)

China wants to resolve dispute via talks, India not a weak nation anymore: Rajnath Singh

By Ravi Krishnan Khajuria | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2020 03:52 PM IST
Rajnath Singh also said that India plans to uplift development in Jammu and Kashmir to a point when the PoK starts feeling jealous.
Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman during the third briefing detailing the Centre’s economic stimulus package at National Media centre in New Delhi.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman during the third briefing detailing the Centre’s economic stimulus package at National Media centre in New Delhi.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

WATCH LIVE: Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman announces 4th tranche of measures for Covid-hit nation

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2020 04:42 PM IST
All the interventions made under the Aatma Nirbhar Bharat Special Package have so far stuck to the theme of a self-reliant India introduced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Migrant workers carrying their luggage walk towards their villages in Guwahati on Tuesday.(PTI)
Migrant workers carrying their luggage walk towards their villages in Guwahati on Tuesday.(PTI)

Consider enacting 1 nation, 1 ration card: SC to Centre

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2020 01:12 AM IST
A three-judge bench headed by justice NV Ramana passed the order in a plea by a petitioner who highlighted the plight of migrant labourers because they did not have local identity proof.
Police officer Chitralekha on duty with her one-year-old child.
Police officer Chitralekha on duty with her one-year-old child.

Salute to this brave mom who puts nation first!

Hindustan Times | By Swati Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2020 10:56 AM IST
In Uttar Pradesh’s Mainpuri, police officer Chitralekha is on duty with her one-year-old child.
Perhaps there is no better time than now, to illustrate how integral it is for each and every one of us to support local businesses.(Unsplash)
Perhaps there is no better time than now, to illustrate how integral it is for each and every one of us to support local businesses.(Unsplash)

A dress that feeds the nation: Why it is essential to support the local businesses right now

By Payal Khandwala
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2020 07:53 PM IST
Buy Local: The immediate survival of artisans, their craft and that of their future generations, depends on the choices we make now. If this becomes the norm and gathers momentum, then not only do we aid our current workforce, but we also create more jobs in this industry. Read on.

‘Classic hit-and-run injustice by BJP govt’: Congress on transfer of judge hearing Delhi violence case

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2020 04:05 PM IST
Dubbing the transfer of the high court judge as a “classic hit-and run injustice”, the Congress alleged that the BJP government is trying to save its party leaders in the Delhi violence case.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said Indian values consider all religions equal.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said Indian values consider all religions equal.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)

Pakistan and America are theocratic nations, India is secular: Rajnath Singh

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2020 03:08 PM IST
Rajnath Singh underlined that India had never declared its religion would be Hindu, Sikh or Buddhist and people of all religions could live here.
(From left) Emre Gultekin and Malabika Brahma performing during a music concert at Alliance Francaise in Sector 36, Chandigarh, on Wednesday evening.(Sanjeev Sharma/HT)
(From left) Emre Gultekin and Malabika Brahma performing during a music concert at Alliance Francaise in Sector 36, Chandigarh, on Wednesday evening.(Sanjeev Sharma/HT)

Baul meets Saz: A blend of music from two nations

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Poulami Kundu, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2020 01:18 AM IST
Kolkata natives Malabika Brahma, Sanjay Khyapa have united with Emre Gultekin from Turkey for a new music project
The resistance to the CAA-NRC in the months to come would need to be sustained beyond the predictable protest-fatigue(HT File)
The resistance to the CAA-NRC in the months to come would need to be sustained beyond the predictable protest-fatigue(HT File)

2020 brings hope that Indians will reclaim a composite nation

Hindustan Times | By Smruti Koppikar
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2020 12:04 AM IST
It’s a year that carries hope and aspirations of millions – hope for a gentler and more just future, aspiration to be any kind of an Indian that one wishes to be with freedom and joy.
Himash Verma, Chairman of Navrattan Group, is the man who conceived the idea of the composite e-bus.(Digpu)
Himash Verma, Chairman of Navrattan Group, is the man who conceived the idea of the composite e-bus.(Digpu)

Navrattan’s Group ‘e-bus’ another leading project for the nation: Himansh Verma

PUBLISHED ON DEC 09, 2019 02:43 PM IST
Navrattan’s electric bus is a fully battery-powered green vehicle with state-of-the-art drive technology that ensures hassle-free and comfortable commute for passengers.
NCP leaders Ajit Pawar and Sharad Pawar.(HT FILE)
NCP leaders Ajit Pawar and Sharad Pawar.(HT FILE)

Uncle-nephews who held nation to ransom

Hindustan Times | By Sujata Anandan
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2019 04:22 AM IST
Modern-day politics has been wracked by ambitious nephews who wanted to grab all from their more illustrious and hard-working uncles without quite deserving it

Ayodhya verdict: Watch PM Modi’s address to nation on SC judgment

Hindustan Times | By Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2020 08:40 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Saturday said that a temple would be built at the 2.77-acre piece of land in Ayodhya and ordered the government to give Muslim parties an alternative 5-acre plot in a prominent place.(Photo: Sourced/ HT Photo)
The Supreme Court on Saturday said that a temple would be built at the 2.77-acre piece of land in Ayodhya and ordered the government to give Muslim parties an alternative 5-acre plot in a prominent place.(Photo: Sourced/ HT Photo)

‘Golden Day for judiciary’: Top quotes from PM Modi’s address to nation

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2019 10:07 PM IST
“It is a Golden Day for the Indian judiciary. The Supreme Court has shown strong will power and has given all parties concerned a patient hearing. It was an unanimous judgement,” PM Modi said.
Sri Lankan players celebrate their victory against Pakistan in the final of Twenty20 at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore.(AP)
Sri Lankan players celebrate their victory against Pakistan in the final of Twenty20 at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore.(AP)

Sri Lanka players hail Pakistan as ‘safe nation to play cricket’

Colombo | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2019 10:34 PM IST
The Sri Lankan officials also thanked their Pakistani counterpart and handed souvenirs to the security officials.

War of nuclear nations could impact world: Imran Khan

Islamabad | By Imtiaz Ahmad
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2019 11:52 PM IST
Khan also renewed his attack on India and said there was no question of talking to the neighbour at this point, especially after New Delhi’s move to nullify Article 370 of the Constitution that gave special status to militancy-hit Jammu and Kashmir.
At a function to celebrate Hindi Diwas in New Delhi’s Vigyan Bhawan, Amit Shah said the government would celebrate Hindi Saptah (week) publicly from 2020(PTI)
At a function to celebrate Hindi Diwas in New Delhi’s Vigyan Bhawan, Amit Shah said the government would celebrate Hindi Saptah (week) publicly from 2020(PTI)

Row after Amit Shah says Hindi can be nation’s common language

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 15, 2019 01:26 AM IST
At a function to celebrate Hindi Diwas in New Delhi’s Vigyan Bhawan, Shah said the government would celebrate Hindi Saptah (week) publicly from 2020 and the language would reach monumental heights by the 2024 general elections.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation from ISRO Control Centre here on Saturday morning.. (Reuters File Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation from ISRO Control Centre here on Saturday morning.. (Reuters File Photo)

PM Modi to address nation at 8 am after moon lander loses contact

Bengaluru | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2020 06:50 AM IST
The address comes after ISRO lost communication with ‘Vikram’ lander of Chandrayaan 2 moments before it was preparing to make a soft-landing on the south pole region of the Moon.
The WB chief minister said that the central investigative agencies are harassing all parties and summoning MLAs and MPs regularly.(ANI PHOTO.)
The WB chief minister said that the central investigative agencies are harassing all parties and summoning MLAs and MPs regularly.(ANI PHOTO.)

‘Everyone is under the gun’: Mamata attacks Centre over J&K situation

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2019 04:33 PM IST
She also took a jibe against the Communist Party of India and said they are not protesting against the Centre now.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday addressed the nation on its 73rd Independence Day.(ANI/Twitter)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday addressed the nation on its 73rd Independence Day.(ANI/Twitter)

73rd Independence Day 2019: PM Modi’s 5 appeals to the nation on Independence Day

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2020 06:08 AM IST
73rd Independence Day : PM Modi touched upon the steps his government has taken since his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came back to power with a huge mandate for the second time.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi hit out at Pakistan while explaining why his government annulled Jammu and Kashmir’s special status(Videograb)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi hit out at Pakistan while explaining why his government annulled Jammu and Kashmir’s special status(Videograb)

‘Article 370 used by Pak to create problems in J&K’: PM Modi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2019 09:25 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi listed out reasons why BJP government decided to repeal Article 370 to take away Jammu and Kashmir’s special status.
The last time the PM addressed the nation was on March 27 during the Lok Sabha elections when he announced that India had demonstrated anti-satellite missile (A-Sat) capability by shooting down a live satellite in space. (ANI photo)
The last time the PM addressed the nation was on March 27 during the Lok Sabha elections when he announced that India had demonstrated anti-satellite missile (A-Sat) capability by shooting down a live satellite in space. (ANI photo)

Amid Pak tension, PM Modi’s address to nation at 8 tonight

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2019 07:16 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be addressing the nation at 8 pm today, tweeted PMO on Thursday.
PM Modi to address the nation in special broadcast by All India Radio at 4 pm today.(REUTERS Photo)
PM Modi to address the nation in special broadcast by All India Radio at 4 pm today.(REUTERS Photo)

PM Modi to address the nation at 4 pm, tweets AIR. Then hits delete

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2020 12:59 AM IST
The All India Radio first tweeted that Prime Minister Modi would address the nation at 4 pm, but deleted the tweet minutes later.
Article 370: PM Modi will address the nation explaining the reason behind the four legislative proposals to redefine and reorganise Jammu and Kashmir.(PTI Photo)
Article 370: PM Modi will address the nation explaining the reason behind the four legislative proposals to redefine and reorganise Jammu and Kashmir.(PTI Photo)

PM Modi to address the nation to explain big Kashmir move on Article 370

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 10, 2020 01:01 AM IST
Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday introduced a proposal in Rajya Sabha revoking Article 370, that accords special status to Jammu and Kashmir, and dividing the state into two union territories -- J&K and Ladakh.
A replica of Kargil war memorial is unveiled at the FTII in Pune, on Thursday. The memorial is open to the public and installed to mark the 20th anniversary of Operation Vijay.(Sanket Wankhade/HT PHOTO)
A replica of Kargil war memorial is unveiled at the FTII in Pune, on Thursday. The memorial is open to the public and installed to mark the 20th anniversary of Operation Vijay.(Sanket Wankhade/HT PHOTO)

20 years after Kargil: The Gorkha Rifles’ Pune-to-Kargil about turn, a move for the nation

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Shivani Sadanand Singh
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2019 02:58 PM IST
Within a month of returning to Pune from the Siachen glacier where they had served for over one-and-a-half years, men of the 1/11 Gorkha Rifles infantry battalion were asked to move back to Jammu & Kashmir.
Union power minister RK Singh had told HT last week that the Centre would also come out with a new version of the UDAY scheme aimed at giving financial assistance to reduce losses by ensuring that the cost of power is recovered.(PTI)
Union power minister RK Singh had told HT last week that the Centre would also come out with a new version of the UDAY scheme aimed at giving financial assistance to reduce losses by ensuring that the cost of power is recovered.(PTI)

Cooking gas, power for all of rural India by 2022, says govt

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anisha Dutta
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2019 11:32 PM IST
The Centre is also working on a tariff policy aimed at ushering in reforms in the power sector.
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