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Goa govt considering legalising cannabis cultivation, opposition sees red

Goa’s Law Minister Nilesh Cabral said that his department has vetted the file from a ‘legal perspective’ after he received it from the Health Department and that he personally favoured it.
According to the proposal by the Goa Health Department only controlled farming of marijuana for medicinal purposes, will be permitted so that the natural drug could be sold to pharmaceutical companies.(Bloomberg File Photo)
According to the proposal by the Goa Health Department only controlled farming of marijuana for medicinal purposes, will be permitted so that the natural drug could be sold to pharmaceutical companies.(Bloomberg File Photo)
Updated on Dec 30, 2020 01:00 AM IST
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HIndustan Times, Panaji | By Gerard de Souza

Parties not in favour of Parliament session, says Centre; Opposition denies

Senior Congress leader and former union minister Jairam Ramesh took to Twitter to claim that Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad was not consulted by the government on the issue.
Hindustan Times was first to report on November 16 that the rising cases of covid-19 infections in Delhi have cast a shadow on the winter session. (HT Photo)
Hindustan Times was first to report on November 16 that the rising cases of covid-19 infections in Delhi have cast a shadow on the winter session. (HT Photo)
Updated on Dec 15, 2020 01:48 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Opposition slams Puducherry govt for ‘failing’ to procure 50 per cent seats in private medical colleges

In separate statements, the leaders of the AIADMK and BJP alleged that proper steps were not taken for the 50 percent quota of seats for the state government in private medical colleges.
Representational image. (HT file)
Representational image. (HT file)
Updated on Dec 14, 2020 07:00 PM IST
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Puducherry | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari

Oppn leaders to meet President on Wednesday to seek repeal of farm laws

The Congress has said that it is not against reforms in the agriculture sector but the three laws against which the farmers are agitating do not reflect those.
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar said the opposition leaders will meet to discuss the issue and formulate a collective stand on the contentious farm laws before meeting the President at 5 pm.(PTI)
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar said the opposition leaders will meet to discuss the issue and formulate a collective stand on the contentious farm laws before meeting the President at 5 pm.(PTI)
Published on Dec 08, 2020 06:46 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

The Opposition fails because it’s dishonest

The Opposition should step out of the mindset of weaving false narratives, treating different sections of the society as mere vote banks and wake up to an era where every Indian regardless of religion, caste, creed or gender is an equal partner in the nation’s progress.
Instead of a debate on real issues, unbridled hatred for PM Modi seem to be the cornerstone of Opposition politics(PTI)
Instead of a debate on real issues, unbridled hatred for PM Modi seem to be the cornerstone of Opposition politics(PTI)
Updated on Nov 11, 2020 11:19 PM IST
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By Hardeep Singh Puri

Rampant corruption in registration of properties in Haryana, alleges Opposition

The deputy chief minister however maintained that no illegal registration of immovable properties had been done
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Updated on Nov 06, 2020 12:40 AM IST
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Hindustan Times/Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh

The Opposition must respect Parliament

Any genuine discourse on ways to improve and strengthen our democracy is a good thing. In the current context, the disrespectful conduct of some Opposition leaders needs to be examined and explained. This, more than anything else, threatens to lower the prestige of Parliament.
Opposition parties must get back to doing what is expected of them — join the debate and competition of ideas in Parliament(PTI)
Opposition parties must get back to doing what is expected of them — join the debate and competition of ideas in Parliament(PTI)
Published on Oct 18, 2020 09:28 PM IST
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By Rajeev Chandrashekhar

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

Farmers have blocked railway tracks in Punjab in protest against the farm laws recently passed by the Parliament.
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)
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)
Updated on Oct 18, 2020 08:39 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jammu | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay

‘Anti-democratic’: Opposition slams ‘reckless’ UP Police for detaining Rahul Gandhi

The Congress leader was walking to meet the family members of the 19-year-old Hathras gangrape victim along with his sister Priyanka Gandhi after their convoy was stopped at Yamuna Expressway, citing imposition of Section 144.
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Sharad Pawar slammed the “reckless” behaviour of the police and called the incident “extremely condemnable”.(Hindustan)
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Sharad Pawar slammed the “reckless” behaviour of the police and called the incident “extremely condemnable”.(Hindustan)
Updated on Oct 01, 2020 09:55 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh

Opposition is wrong on agriculture bills

Farmers have a safety net, fallback options, a choice of buyers and a level-playing field
The opponents’ demand to make MSP compulsory for even private buyers will have a disastrous effect. It will ensure that no new private buyers will enter the fray(Bharat Bhushan/HTPhoto)
The opponents’ demand to make MSP compulsory for even private buyers will have a disastrous effect. It will ensure that no new private buyers will enter the fray(Bharat Bhushan/HTPhoto)
Updated on Oct 01, 2020 05:31 AM IST
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By Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda

Agri-reforms will empower farmers. The Opposition is wrong | Opinion

The legislations will give options of new markets, attract private investments to build infrastructure, help in better price discovery, enable information dissemination mechanism, and provide future price assurance to the farmers
These reforms were similar to the 1991 moment for the wider economy and were hailed as such by leading experts(HT Photo)
These reforms were similar to the 1991 moment for the wider economy and were hailed as such by leading experts(HT Photo)
Published on Sep 21, 2020 08:27 PM IST
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By Gopal Krishna Agarwal

‘Like this condescension’: Nirmala takes on Opposition over ‘Act of God’ remark

Speaking in Lok Sabha, Sitharaman -- who is also the country’s first woman finance minister -- said her remark is being criticised also because she “looks like a neighbourhood aunty” and asserted that twisting her comment is irresponsible.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the Lok Sabha during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, amid the coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.(PTI)
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the Lok Sabha during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, amid the coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.(PTI)
Updated on Sep 19, 2020 12:30 AM IST
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New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar

Rajnath Singh to answer Opposition’s questions on China in Parliament today

The defence minister made a statement in Lok Sabha on Tuesday, where he said that tension at the border was bound to negatively affect bilateral relations between India and China.
Defence minister Rajnath Singh(PTI)
Defence minister Rajnath Singh(PTI)
Updated on Sep 17, 2020 11:51 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh

The importance of the monsoon session

Allow the government to legislate; allow the Opposition to raise all issues
After a long hiatus, Parliament is set to reconvene in a truncated monsoon session from September 14 to October 1.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
After a long hiatus, Parliament is set to reconvene in a truncated monsoon session from September 14 to October 1.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
Published on Aug 27, 2020 07:58 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent

Opposition battle-ready to take on BJP over key issues in House

HT reported on Wednesday that a truncated session is set to run from September 14 to October 1, as per recommendations made by the Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs.
Clouds hover over Parliament House during sunset in New Delhi. Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla has called a meeting on Thursday to finalise arrangements to conduct the session during the pandemic.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
Clouds hover over Parliament House during sunset in New Delhi. Lok Sabha speaker Om Birla has called a meeting on Thursday to finalise arrangements to conduct the session during the pandemic.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 27, 2020 02:37 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Deeksha Bharadwaj

Opposition misleading farmers: Haryana agri minister on ordinances

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Updated on Aug 24, 2020 11:40 PM IST
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By HT Correspondent, Rohtak

Amarinder opposes challenge to Gandhi family leadership

‘Only Gandhis can lead the party back to glory and protect nation from internal and external threats’
The chief minister said there was not a single village in India which did not have a Congress member to carry forward its ideology of upholding the Constitutional principles, rights and freedoms.(Sanjeev Sharma/HT file photo)
The chief minister said there was not a single village in India which did not have a Congress member to carry forward its ideology of upholding the Constitutional principles, rights and freedoms.(Sanjeev Sharma/HT file photo)
Updated on Aug 23, 2020 07:56 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh

On foreign policy, revive tradition of bipartisanship

In the wake of the China challenge, the government and the Opposition must have a quiet conversation on strategy
A consensus can only emerge through confidential dialogue with all sections(ANI)
A consensus can only emerge through confidential dialogue with all sections(ANI)
Published on Aug 10, 2020 07:58 PM IST
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By Vivek Katju

The Opposition enables Hindutva

It lacks ideological conviction on secularism, and the political imagination to defend it
Strengthening any political project requires identifying its weaknesses, rather than pretending that all is well(Deepak Gupta/Hindustan Times)
Strengthening any political project requires identifying its weaknesses, rather than pretending that all is well(Deepak Gupta/Hindustan Times)
Updated on Aug 09, 2020 07:33 PM IST
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As India and China clash, it is time to heed Chanakya | Opinion

He warned that your immediate neighbour is your natural enemy. India has been too lax in defending its borders
PV Narasimha Rao, Vajpayee, Manmohan Singh and, now, Narendra Modi have all held out the hand of friendship to China, seen as a great Asian power and counterpart to India. (AP)
PV Narasimha Rao, Vajpayee, Manmohan Singh and, now, Narendra Modi have all held out the hand of friendship to China, seen as a great Asian power and counterpart to India. (AP)
Updated on Jun 21, 2020 11:24 PM IST
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By Shashi Shekhar

Politics takes a digital turn

Innovate, but also ensure bottom-up communication
The BJP was among the first parties to understand the power of social media and it is no surprise that it has now become the first party to innovate with mass e-rallies(Samir Jana / Hindustan Times)
The BJP was among the first parties to understand the power of social media and it is no surprise that it has now become the first party to innovate with mass e-rallies(Samir Jana / Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jun 16, 2020 05:37 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent

Rajasthan govt tapping phones, says Opposition ahead of RS polls

Rajasthan’s police chief has denied that phones of lawmakers are being tapped.
Two opposition leaders in Rajasthan have claimed that their phones are being tapped.(Representative image/REUTERS)
Two opposition leaders in Rajasthan have claimed that their phones are being tapped.(Representative image/REUTERS)
Published on Jun 14, 2020 11:20 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By Sachin Saini| Edited by Sabir Hussain

News updates from Hindustan Times: Opposition urges home minister to spare a minute to answer China question and all the latest news

Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 5 PM. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
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Updated on Jun 09, 2020 05:18 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Opposition likely to unite in House against draft electricity bill

On April 17, the Centre issued a draft proposal for the amendment of Electricity Act, 2003, in the form of draft Electricity Act (Amendment) Bill, 2020 , inviting comments from stakeholders within 21 days. The deadline was later extended till June 2.
Congress chief Sonia Gandhi speaking in the Lok Sabha during the Budget Session of Parliament in July 2019.(PTI File Photo)
Congress chief Sonia Gandhi speaking in the Lok Sabha during the Budget Session of Parliament in July 2019.(PTI File Photo)
Updated on Jun 09, 2020 09:38 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Aurangzeb Naqshbandi

Pakistani opposition, pharma companies clash over imports from India

The Pakistan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (PPMA) says the import of raw material is crucial to local production of a number of drugs.
Pakistani pharmaceutical companies say that if imports of medicine and raw materials from India are stoped, , the country’s drug production would be adversely affected.(Representative photo/Getty Images)
Pakistani pharmaceutical companies say that if imports of medicine and raw materials from India are stoped, , the country’s drug production would be adversely affected.(Representative photo/Getty Images)
Updated on May 12, 2020 05:38 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Islamabad | By Imtiaz Ahmad | Edited by Sabir Hussain

In times of crisis, the role of the Opposition| Opinion

In exceptional times such as these, the role of the Opposition changes somewhat. It has to begin with the premise that the government’s intent is noble. But this does not mean it has to support each measure; instead it should remain vigilant and provide constant feedback
The Opposition has supported the lockdown announced by the PM; there is also a broad consensus about the methods to be adopted to battle the pandemic(PTI)
The Opposition has supported the lockdown announced by the PM; there is also a broad consensus about the methods to be adopted to battle the pandemic(PTI)
Updated on Apr 18, 2020 07:20 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Chanakya

Include the Opposition in executive decision-making | Opinion

Covid-19 is the greatest challenge India has faced since Independence. The political class must unite to face it
Social harmony remains fragile. A united political class will help win trust(Santosh Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Social harmony remains fragile. A united political class will help win trust(Santosh Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Published on Mar 25, 2020 07:18 PM IST
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By Vivek Katju

Coronavirus outbreak: Politics in the times of a pandemic | HT Editorial

Constructive criticism is good. Beyond that, it is time for unity
Indian citizens, despite their political and ideological differences and contrasting views about different leaders and issues, are in no mood for petty disputes and point-scoring on Covid-19(PTI)
Indian citizens, despite their political and ideological differences and contrasting views about different leaders and issues, are in no mood for petty disputes and point-scoring on Covid-19(PTI)
Updated on Mar 20, 2020 04:59 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent

Discuss Delhi in Parliament

The government should agree to a debate immediately
The Delhi violence was among the most disturbing episodes in recent years in India. Parliament is the ideal forum to discuss such issues, for they go to the heart of the flaws in India’s governance systems and social relations(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
The Delhi violence was among the most disturbing episodes in recent years in India. Parliament is the ideal forum to discuss such issues, for they go to the heart of the flaws in India’s governance systems and social relations(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Published on Mar 04, 2020 08:36 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent

BJP nominates Babulal Marandi as Leader of Opposition in Jharkhand

Rajmahal legislator Anant Ojha proposed Marandi’s name to which others extended their support.
BJP National General Secretary Muralidhar Rao congratulates newly elected Leader of Opposition Babulal Marandi after a meeting at state BJP headquarters in Ranchi on Monday.(DIWAKAR PRASAD/ HT PHOTO.)
BJP National General Secretary Muralidhar Rao congratulates newly elected Leader of Opposition Babulal Marandi after a meeting at state BJP headquarters in Ranchi on Monday.(DIWAKAR PRASAD/ HT PHOTO.)
Updated on Feb 24, 2020 10:42 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ranchi | By Bedanti Saran
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