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Posters showing Priyanka Gandhi Vadra with Robert Vadra and Rahul Gandhi have sprung up outside the Congress headquarters in New Delhi.(ANI Photo/Twitter)

‘Youth energy’: Posters at Congress headquarters say nation for Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra this time

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 06, 2019 01:43 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi had announced Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s entry into active politics on January 23 and had given her charge of East Uttar Pradesh. He had also appointed Jyotiraditya Scindia as the incharge for Western Uttar Pradesh.
Modi, Nitish to share stage to launch NDA campaign--VikasIndia was at the second place in the informed public category and third place in the general population category.(AP/Picture for representation)
Modi, Nitish to share stage to launch NDA campaign--VikasIndia was at the second place in the informed public category and third place in the general population category.(AP/Picture for representation)

India among most trusted nations globally, brands among least-trusted: Report

Davos | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2019 07:23 PM IST
The 2019 Edelman Trust Barometer report released on Monday, ahead of the World Economic Forum (WEF) meet here, noted that the Global Trust Index witnessed a marginal increase of 3 points to 52.
Aam Aadmi Party convenor and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah and said that the BJP needs to be defeated in the upcoming elections.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
Aam Aadmi Party convenor and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah and said that the BJP needs to be defeated in the upcoming elections.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)

‘BJP will divide nation’: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal says will contest all seats in Punjab

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2019 04:57 PM IST
On Saturday, addressing the United India rally organised by Trinamool Congress leader and West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, Kejriwal had said that the country would disintegrate if the BJP returned to power in the next general elections.
UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi Saturday wished the opposition rally all the success. (Photo by Raj K Raj/ Hindustan Times)(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi Saturday wished the opposition rally all the success. (Photo by Raj K Raj/ Hindustan Times)(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Lok Sabha polls an election to restore nation’s faith in democracy: Sonia Gandhi

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2019 09:29 PM IST
Sonia Gandhi described the opposition rally as an “important attempt to galvanise leaders across the political spectrum to fight the arrogant and divisive Modi-rule”.
Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu Sunday dubbed Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a “hollow” man who has “done nothing” for the country.(PTI)
Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu Sunday dubbed Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a “hollow” man who has “done nothing” for the country.(PTI)

‘PM Modi a hollow man who has done nothing for country’: Andhra CM Naidu

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2018 08:32 AM IST
Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu said Prime Minister NarendraModi did nothing even for his home state Gujarat as its chief minister for 12 years, but made everyone believe he did “great things”.
Former prime minister Manmohan Singh Monday termed RBI Governor Urjit Patel’s resignation as “very unfortunate” and said it was a “severe blow” to the country’s economy.(PTI File Photo)
Former prime minister Manmohan Singh Monday termed RBI Governor Urjit Patel’s resignation as “very unfortunate” and said it was a “severe blow” to the country’s economy.(PTI File Photo)

Urjit Patel’s resignation ‘severe blow’ to nation’s economy: Manmohan Singh

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2018 02:11 AM IST
In a statement, Manmohan Singh said he hoped that the RBI Governor’s sudden resignation is not a harbinger of Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government’s attempts to “destroy” the institutional foundations of India’s USD 3 trillion economy.
Buenos Aires: Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks during BRICS Leaders' Informal Meeting on the sidelines of G-20 summit, in Buenos Aires.(PTI)
Buenos Aires: Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks during BRICS Leaders' Informal Meeting on the sidelines of G-20 summit, in Buenos Aires.(PTI)

G-20 agenda should focus on developing nations’ priorities, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Buenos Aires | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2018 01:47 PM IST
Modi advocated strengthening of the United Nations’ counter-terrorism network and urged the BRICS and G-20 nations to work unitedly towards that goal.
It found that while the world’s population skyrocketed from 2.6 billion in 1950 to 7.6 billion last year, that growth was deeply uneven according to region and income.(Shutterstock)
It found that while the world’s population skyrocketed from 2.6 billion in 1950 to 7.6 billion last year, that growth was deeply uneven according to region and income.(Shutterstock)

Why fertility rates are falling as population soars

Agence France-Presse | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2018 06:01 PM IST
Soaring birth rates in developing nations are fuelling a global baby boom while women in dozens of richer countries aren’t producing enough children to maintain population levels there, according to figures released on Friday.
Vice President of India M Venkaiah Naidu (HT File Photo)
Vice President of India M Venkaiah Naidu (HT File Photo)

Educate women to educate nation, says Venkaiah Naidu

Jalandhar | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON OCT 22, 2018 06:20 PM IST
“Education is the main instrument for socio-economic transformation of the nation and lays the foundation for building a knowledgeable society. Institutions should produce individuals with critical analytical skills and innovative thinking. The time has come for universities to forge organic links with industries and impart skills to the students in accordance with the requirement of the industry”, the Vice President said.
Brett Kavanaugh (L) is sworn in as associate justice of the US Supreme Court as President Donald Trump and the Kavanaugh family looks on.(AFP)
Brett Kavanaugh (L) is sworn in as associate justice of the US Supreme Court as President Donald Trump and the Kavanaugh family looks on.(AFP)

‘I apologise on behalf of nation’: Donald Trump to US Supreme Court judge Brett Kavanaugh

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON OCT 09, 2018 10:15 PM IST
At a White House swearing-in ceremony, US President Donald Trump stood next to Brett Kavanaugh and said he’d been “proven innocent” of the sexual assault allegations.
One of the slogans says “Let’s change. This time, we want a Bengali Prime Minister”.(HT Photo)
One of the slogans says “Let’s change. This time, we want a Bengali Prime Minister”.(HT Photo)

TMC digital drive to project Mamata as the nation’s anti-BJP face

Hindustan Times | By Sumanta Ray Chaudhuri, Kolkata
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2018 04:33 PM IST
The campaign would be conducted in Hindi, Urdu, English and Bengali.
While the terrorists and their supporters expect the security forces to abide by the international conventions, laws and rules of engagement, they themselves believe in none(HT File)
While the terrorists and their supporters expect the security forces to abide by the international conventions, laws and rules of engagement, they themselves believe in none(HT File)

A great nation must stand with its soldiers

By Bikram Singh
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2018 06:04 PM IST
Understand the challenges faced by them in safeguarding national interests in disturbed areas
Vajpayee during the Janata Party National executive meeting.(HT File Photo)
Vajpayee during the Janata Party National executive meeting.(HT File Photo)

Vajpayee came to Delhi to edit a paper, ended up leading the nation

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Parvez Sultan
PUBLISHED ON AUG 18, 2018 03:13 AM IST
Atal Bihari Vajpayee came to Delhi four years after the Independence to edit a newspaper and ended up leading the nation from here, recalled veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vijay Kumar Malhotra
India is celebrating its 72nd Independence Day on 15th August 2018.(Twitter)
India is celebrating its 72nd Independence Day on 15th August 2018.(Twitter)

India celebrates Independence Day, athletes across the country wish the nation

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2018 10:57 AM IST
Since gaining independence in 1947, India has been a prominent player in world sports and the country has had some magical moments in the last 71 years, moments that will never be forgotten.
Cricketer Gautam Gambhir with wife Natasha, and daughters(Photo: Manoj Verma/HT)
Cricketer Gautam Gambhir with wife Natasha, and daughters(Photo: Manoj Verma/HT)

Independence Day 2018: Raising good citizens is better than just abusing another nation, says Gautam Gambhir

Hindustan Times | By Monika Rawal Kukreja, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2018 03:25 PM IST
On the occasion of 72nd Independence Day, cricketer Gautam Gambhir along with his wife Natasha and daughters, Aazeen and Anaiza, pose for an exclusive photoshoot for HT City and talk to us about what freedom means to him.
The plan proposes to include five countries - Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.(AFP File Photo)
The plan proposes to include five countries - Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.(AFP File Photo)

Govt employees may soon get allowance for visiting Central Asian nations

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2018 12:45 PM IST
The move to allow central government employees to visit these countries is aimed at increasing India’s footprint in the strategically important Central Asian region.
French fans pose on Red Square in Moscow on July 13, 2018, two days before the FIFA World Cup 2018 final between France and Croatia.(AFP)
French fans pose on Red Square in Moscow on July 13, 2018, two days before the FIFA World Cup 2018 final between France and Croatia.(AFP)

FIFA World Cup 2018: France hold breath as football brings nation together

Agence France-Presse, Paris | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2018 03:14 PM IST
With success in FIFA World Cup 2018, a country like France, riven by tensions and still recovering from a series of terror attacks that claimed nearly 250 lives since 2015, has been able to revel in a newfound feeling of togetherness.
England football players said that the FIFA World Cup 2018 helped rebuild a few burnt bridges between the national team and its fans.(AFP)
England football players said that the FIFA World Cup 2018 helped rebuild a few burnt bridges between the national team and its fans.(AFP)

Eric Dier believes England’s FIFA World Cup 2018 performance helped unite the nation

Hindustan Times, Moscow | By Bhargab Sarmah
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2018 12:13 PM IST
Eric Dier said that England will bounce back stronger than ever after suffering a heartbreaking 2-1 defeat to Croatia in the FIFA World Cup 2018 semi-final.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses beneficiaries of welfare schemes of the BJP government, Jaipur, July 7. Swachh Bharat has changed our approach to civic responsibility(Himanshu Vyas/ Hindustan Times)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses beneficiaries of welfare schemes of the BJP government, Jaipur, July 7. Swachh Bharat has changed our approach to civic responsibility(Himanshu Vyas/ Hindustan Times)

The Modi government’s inclusive policies have unified the nation

By Saket Misra
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2018 06:04 PM IST
In four years, the Modi government has sought to “include” all Indians – rural, urban, differently enabled, young, old in a “new” Indian economic story
South Korean President Moon Jae-in is hugged by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during their visit to Gandhi Smriti in Delhi on July 9, 2018.(REUTERS)
South Korean President Moon Jae-in is hugged by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during their visit to Gandhi Smriti in Delhi on July 9, 2018.(REUTERS)

Around the world for diplomacy: Modi ministers target to visit 192 nations

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Jayanth Jacob
UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2018 09:34 AM IST
Three more countries remain in the list of 192 member states of the UN to which the NDA government wanted to send a minister.
More than 8,000 National Cadet Corps (NCC) cadets perform yoga on the occasion of the 4th International Yoga Day at the Field Marshal Manekshaw Parade ground in Bengaluru on Thursday.(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)
More than 8,000 National Cadet Corps (NCC) cadets perform yoga on the occasion of the 4th International Yoga Day at the Field Marshal Manekshaw Parade ground in Bengaluru on Thursday.(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)

Yoga in school curriculum can help in creating a healthy nation: Venkaiah Naidu

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2018 01:57 PM IST
The practice of yoga is important for positive thoughts. Yoga also helps in relief from stress due to the changing lifestyles, said Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on 4th International Yoga Day.
Ankita Singla plays volleyball, basketball and lawn tennis. She believes staying fit makes one sharper and more successful in taking on challenges.(Sant Arora/HT)
Ankita Singla plays volleyball, basketball and lawn tennis. She believes staying fit makes one sharper and more successful in taking on challenges.(Sant Arora/HT)

Turning 18 with HT: ‘We are a young nation and must have a new mindset’

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Yojana Yadav
PUBLISHED ON JUN 04, 2018 02:07 PM IST
Ankita Singla wants to serve society and has faith in the potential of youngsters; she believes India is the best place to live and explore.
A file photo, of Indian activists in Mumbai holding placards demanding rapists be hanged(AP)
A file photo, of Indian activists in Mumbai holding placards demanding rapists be hanged(AP)

Death for child rapists will not be a deterrent

By Faizan Mustafa
UPDATED ON MAY 01, 2018 03:33 PM IST
In focusing on death penalty as the ultimate measure of justice to victims, we lose sight of the restorative and rehabilitative aspects of justice
In this picture released by an official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks at a meeting in Tehran, Iran.(AP)
In this picture released by an official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks at a meeting in Tehran, Iran.(AP)

Iran’s Khamenei urges Muslim nations to unite against US: State TV

Reuters, Ankara | By Reuters
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2018 03:06 PM IST
Iran’s top authority criticised Trump for saying on Tuesday some countries in the Middle East “wouldn’t last a week” without U.S. protection.
Chief election commissioner OP Rawat speaking at a programme in Bhopal on Tuesday
Chief election commissioner OP Rawat speaking at a programme in Bhopal on Tuesday

CEC cautions nation against misuse of social media in election results manipulation

Ranjan, Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 11, 2018 10:44 PM IST
Chief election commissioner OP Rawat cautioned nation against possible misuse of social media in the coming time in manipulation of election results and stressed on the need of an effective cyber security and a regulation system in place
A group of the para-athletes at the Paralympic Sports Node, BEG, share a light moment during training. A total of 26 athletes are training under Lt Col Gaurav Dutta.(HT PHOTO)
A group of the para-athletes at the Paralympic Sports Node, BEG, share a light moment during training. A total of 26 athletes are training under Lt Col Gaurav Dutta.(HT PHOTO)

India’s only para-triathlete now training nation’s para-gold medallists

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Pranav Shahaney
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2018 03:28 PM IST
Schoolchildren take part in the full dress rehearsal for Independence Day function at the Red Fort in New Delhi on Sunday.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
Schoolchildren take part in the full dress rehearsal for Independence Day function at the Red Fort in New Delhi on Sunday.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)

India at 70: A comparison of progress with Pakistan and 4 other nations

By IndiaSpend Team
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2018 04:18 PM IST
On the eve of independence day, here’s a comparison of progress India has made in improving income, health, education, and in preserving its forests, to five countries–China, Pakistan, Malaysia, South Korea and Brazil.
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