By Kabir Taneja
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2020 10:25 AM IST
While successfully balancing relations between Israel, Iran and Saudi Arabia power blocks, New Delhi’s affinity for this Gulf outreach is rooted in geopolitical and geo-economic realities
By Sumant Sinha
PUBLISHED ON DEC 08, 2020 08:23 PM IST
While stubble burning continues to be a sensitive inter-state issue, the local administration should focus on these “internal” factors and mitigate them through proper planning, strict governance and the active participation of common citizens
By Baijayant “Jay” Panda
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2020 08:25 PM IST
This is driven by new aspirations, demography, information flows, and the PM’s popularity
‘I’m disgusted’: Simi Garewal seems to have changed her opinion on Kangana Ranaut’s fight for Sushant Singh Rajput
By HT Entertainment Desk | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2020 12:41 PM IST
Simi Garewal tweeted that she wanted action against those who exploited Sushant Singh Rajput’s death for personal gains. When a fan reminded her of her support for Kangana Ranaut, this is what she had to say.
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
PUBLISHED ON AUG 24, 2020 12:03 PM IST
On August 17, a large crowd of local people led by some Trinamool Congress (TMC) leaders, demolished two gates of the campus of Visva Bharati and vandalised construction material stocked by the authorities to build a wall around the ground where an annual fair is held.
By Frank F Islam
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2020 08:11 PM IST
Driven by politics rather than science, Donald Trump took a set of reckless decisions. Here are 10 lessons
By Navtej Sarna
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2020 08:53 PM IST
US policy pushed Iran to China, but it has a direct impact on India’s security, economic interests
By RN Prasher | Hindustan Times/Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2020 05:51 PM IST
The government could have visualised that the migrants will be stuck without income and will go away. The state could have allowed the industries to run while other institutions, markets, and offices were locked down
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON APR 08, 2020 07:23 PM IST
Persons with disabilities face additional challenges. The State must do more
By Giridhara R Babu and Tarun Bhatnagar
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2020 08:12 PM IST
Countering the adverse impacts of Covid-19 requires two types of measures: Containment and mitigation. Both are equally necessary to ensure that India wins this fight
By Derek O’Brien
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2020 05:58 AM IST
From our engagement with family and faith to our empathy for migrant workers, a lot will transform
By Prajval Shastri & Sharachchandra Lele
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2020 08:39 PM IST
Despite embracing advanced technologies, Indians are unable to think scientifically
By Gurpreet Singh Nibber | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON FEB 18, 2020 11:16 PM IST
By Md Hussain Rahmani | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 08, 2020 07:45 PM IST
The high-octane campaign between the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the main challenger Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) gradually morphed into how parties reacted to the Shaheen Bagh stand-off.
UPDATED ON JAN 12, 2020 06:04 PM IST
There are perhaps two reasons behind the Modi government’s unseemly haste in passing the CAA through Parliament. The first is bigotry.
By M Manikandan | Hindustan Times, Chennai
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2020 12:17 AM IST
Palaniswami last week appealed to party workers and TN residents to disbelieve “rumours” that the party’s support to CAA was a stand against minorities. He slammed the opposition for false “propaganda” and said AIADMK will continue to “support” and “work hard” for minorities’ developments.
By M Manikandan | Hindustan Times, Chennai
PUBLISHED ON DEC 08, 2019 10:25 PM IST
AIADMK realises that recent victories in Vikravandi and Nanguneri assembly by-polls were not possible without allies and is making efforts to retain the advantage in the post-Jayalalithaa era, says a noted journalist and analyst.
By Ian Chappell | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2019 08:24 AM IST
This move makes a lot of sense. As a One-Day opener, Rohit has established himself as the next most dangerous batsman to Kohli. The move to opening means Rohit bats ahead of Kohli in Test matches and this is crucial to revitalising his career in the longer format.
By Karan Thapar
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2019 07:31 PM IST
I find it hard to deny that Kashmir has been internationalised. A lot depends on what happens when the clampdown in the Valley is lifted
By Yogesh Joshi | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2019 10:48 PM IST
The NCP, formed by Pawar in 1999 after rebellion in the Congress, has spent 15 out of 20 years of its existence enjoying power. The party that enjoyed fruits of being in government at various levels – starting from major local bodies, state and centre – is now in uncharted territory.
By Zia Haq | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2019 05:15 PM IST
India’s obsession with keeping food prices low, even when there’s no inflationary pressure, has long hurt farm incomes
No premier institute can hone skills of leaders who, by choice, remain inaccessible to people|Opinion
By Umesh Raghuvanshi | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2019 09:23 PM IST
“In Yogi Adityanath’s case, it is true that he has been striving to better administration, while trying to avoid unnecessary controversies. Ministers, who courted controversies or who faced charges of corruption, have been dropped.”
By Joydeep Thakur | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2019 06:47 PM IST
The odd-even vehicle restriction scheme introduced in Delhi for the first time in January 2016 could reduce pollution levels by just around 2 – 3%, a study done by a team of scientists from IIT-Delhi, IIT-Kanpur, IITM-Pune, CSIR and the TERI, had concluded. Only three pockets in the city – Najafgarh, Shalimar Bagh and Greater Kailash – registered around 8 – 10% in pollution levels.
By Rhythma Kaul | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2019 06:17 PM IST
According to data from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), 200 million adults in the country suffer from high blood pressure (hypertension), and 50% of them do not know about it.
By Tanmay Chatterjee | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2019 01:45 PM IST
After the state of West Bengal emerged from the pre and post-Independence communal bloodbath, a new seed of violence was sown deep inside its political ethos in the 1960s. As regimes changed and new ideologies surfaced, use of force was either justified or opposed through new and conflicting interpretations.
By Venkatesha Babu N | Hindustan Times, Chennai
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2019 05:52 PM IST
EPS even during the Jaya era was a survivor and in his favour, he used to back her from the very beginning. After the death of party founder, MG Ramachandran (MGR), when a succession struggle broke out between his widow Janaki Ramachandran and Jayalalithaa, EPS had the foresight to back the winning horse.
By Abhay Vaidya | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2019 03:52 PM IST
The civic health department has about 1,200 people on the rolls but according to the civic health chief, these hospitals can function only if an additional 700 staff and about 100 doctors are recruited.
By Vikram Gopal | Hindustan Times, Bengaluru
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2020 09:42 PM IST
Both politically and financially, Shivakumar’s career has followed an upward trajectory since his first win in the Sathanur Assembly constituency in 1989. He has won all subsequent elections, shifting to the Kanakapura seat in 2008 after his former constituency ceased to exist as the result of a delimitation exercise.
By Sunita Aron | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2019 01:58 PM IST
Apparently, the order was aimed at improving the basic infrastructure of the primary schools as the court had also suggested such persons to contribute an amount equal to the fee paid in private schools, which could be used in improving the infrastructure of schools.
By Shailesh Gaikwad | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON AUG 28, 2019 11:35 PM IST
While forging an alliance with the Shiv Sena for the Lok Sabha elections, the BJP had promised that the two parties would contest equal number of seats in the state assembly elections to be held later this year.