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Punjab chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh says the CBI is being increasingly used to play politics, and a fair probe could not be ensured through it.(HT file photo)

CBI being exploited for politics, won’t allow it to enter Punjab without permission: Capt Amarinder

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON NOV 21, 2020 06:30 AM IST
Says BJP welcome to contest all 117 seats to Punjab assembly but can’t win even one without alliance.
Jeffrey Archer’s works have been translated into more than 37 languages(PHOTO: FACEBOOK)
Jeffrey Archer’s works have been translated into more than 37 languages(PHOTO: FACEBOOK)

I do think about what would’ve happened had I remained in politics: Archer

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Navneet Vyasan
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2020 03:42 PM IST
Jeffrey Archer, who calls his ability to pen best-selling novels a “God-given gift”, says he has been lucky to achieve the success he has had
In Bihar, voters approved of Modi for his ability to protect Indians, and punished Nitish Kumar for his failure to protect them(PTI)
In Bihar, voters approved of Modi for his ability to protect Indians, and punished Nitish Kumar for his failure to protect them(PTI)

Modi and the politics of welfare

By Neelanjan Sircar
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2020 06:06 AM IST
As credit for welfare schemes gets centralised, CMs are feeling the pinch
Rajinikanth has called a viral letter on him as fake.
Rajinikanth has called a viral letter on him as fake.

Rajinikanth denies releasing any letter on quitting politics: ‘I will announce at an appropriate time’

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By Karthik Kumar
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2020 03:40 PM IST
Rajinikanth has denied issuing a statement about quitting politics after a fake letter was circulated on social media that said that the veteran actor had decided to quit politics over health issues.
The electoral strategy of stitching together a plurality of minority and some caste groups has maxed out. PM Modi recognised the change(ANI)
The electoral strategy of stitching together a plurality of minority and some caste groups has maxed out. PM Modi recognised the change(ANI)

Bihar symbolises a larger shift in politics | Opinion

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
Narendra Deva, Jayaprakash Narayan (above), Kamaladevi, Ram Manohar Lohia and their colleagues were hugely attractive personally but also hugely fragile politically(HTPHOTO)
Narendra Deva, Jayaprakash Narayan (above), Kamaladevi, Ram Manohar Lohia and their colleagues were hugely attractive personally but also hugely fragile politically(HTPHOTO)

Are any socialists left in Indian politics?

UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2020 06:16 AM IST
Socialists were once austere, uninterested in personal power, free-spirited. The era is gone
Paswan mattered due to two reasons. He symbolically represented the addition of the senior most Dalit mainstream political figure to any political coalition, and second, more substantially, Paswan had a loyal, albeit limited, base in his home state of Bihar(Hindustan Times)
Paswan mattered due to two reasons. He symbolically represented the addition of the senior most Dalit mainstream political figure to any political coalition, and second, more substantially, Paswan had a loyal, albeit limited, base in his home state of Bihar(Hindustan Times)

What Paswan’s exit means for politics

Hindustan Times | By Chanakya
PUBLISHED ON OCT 10, 2020 06:18 PM IST
The LJP leader’s departure is a reflection of how the old is broken and the new is yet to take root, both in Bihar and within Dalit politics
The BJP’s national leadership is clear that it will stick to Nitish Kumar for some more time — not because it trusts him but because it doesn’t want to take the risk of a repeat of the defeat of 2015(HT PHOTO)
The BJP’s national leadership is clear that it will stick to Nitish Kumar for some more time — not because it trusts him but because it doesn’t want to take the risk of a repeat of the defeat of 2015(HT PHOTO)

What Bihar will tell us about national politics

Hindustan Times | By Chanakya
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2020 05:43 AM IST
Given the pandemic, the nature of the election, of political competition, and of issues has changed. The outcome will reveal the mood
In August, the actor tweeted that she had no plans to join politics, though she received offers from the Congress after the release of her movie Gangster, and from the BJP after the release of Manikarnika (Photo: PTI)
In August, the actor tweeted that she had no plans to join politics, though she received offers from the Congress after the release of her movie Gangster, and from the BJP after the release of Manikarnika (Photo: PTI)

What Kangana Ranaut has said so far on joining politics

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2020 03:55 PM IST
Both Kangana and her sister Rangoli are vocal supporters of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. But the actor had no plans to join politics, as she tweeted in August, this year.
Annup Sonii takes a dig at Kangana Ranaut after her comments on drug abuse ion Bollywood.
Annup Sonii takes a dig at Kangana Ranaut after her comments on drug abuse ion Bollywood.

Annup Sonii takes dig at Kangana Ranaut: ‘Anyone who feels that 90% of the film industry is on drugs should join pious industries like politics’

UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2020 05:39 PM IST
Actor Annup Sonii has commented on Kangana Ranaut’s claims that 99% of Bollywood is affected with drug abuse. Kangana made the allegation in connection with the Sushant Singh Rajput death case.
A Supreme Court ruling has given a fresh chance to over 9,200 candidates to be employed as physical training instructors in Haryana,.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
A Supreme Court ruling has given a fresh chance to over 9,200 candidates to be employed as physical training instructors in Haryana,.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Selection of Haryana physical training instructors: Probes, controversies and politics

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Hitender Rao
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2020 11:00 AM IST
The 2010 selections, the process for which began in 2006, remained embroiled in protracted litigation for a decade
Celebrating the laying of the foundation stone of the Ram temple in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, on August 5, 2020.(Deepak Gupta/Hindustan Times)
Celebrating the laying of the foundation stone of the Ram temple in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, on August 5, 2020.(Deepak Gupta/Hindustan Times)

Essay: Why is politics always personal?

Hindustan Times | By Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2020 02:24 PM IST
“They’re making a temple so if anything goes wrong, God help you. If your salaries don’t come, pray. If you can’t get a hospital bed, appeal the divine.”
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar ‘s relations with the Trinamool Congress government has been acrimonious.(PTI)
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar ‘s relations with the Trinamool Congress government has been acrimonious.(PTI)

I am not a stakeholder in politics, Governor Dhankhar tells Mamata Banerjee

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent| Edited by Sabir Hussain
PUBLISHED ON JUL 28, 2020 10:33 PM IST
Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar wrote a letter to Mamata Banerjee after she criticised him without taking name during a virtual interaction with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday.
An artist paints a wall graffiti of Former President of India A. P. J. Abdul Kalam(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
An artist paints a wall graffiti of Former President of India A. P. J. Abdul Kalam(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)

Dr Kalam left indelible marks on science, politics: Amit Shah pays tribute to former president

New Delhi | By Asian News International | Posted by Prashasti Singh
PUBLISHED ON JUL 27, 2020 11:36 AM IST
Home Minister Amit Shah said that Kalam’s quest for knowledge continues to inspire and capture the idea of a self-reliant India.
Hindus believe Lord Ram was born in Ayoodhya in Uttar Pradesh.(REUTERS)
Hindus believe Lord Ram was born in Ayoodhya in Uttar Pradesh.(REUTERS)

Angry saints in Ayodhya tell Nepal PM to keep Lord Ram out of politics

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Pawan Dixit| Edited by Sabir Hussain
PUBLISHED ON JUL 14, 2020 07:07 PM IST
Members of the saints’ community in Ayodhya are furious at Nepalese Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli for his statement that Ayodhya where Lord Ram was born is in the Himalayan country.
Abhay Deol is the nephew of veteran actor Dharmendra.
Abhay Deol is the nephew of veteran actor Dharmendra.

Abhay Deol talks about privilege: ‘Nepotism is prevalent everywhere in our culture, be it in politics, business, or film’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2020 02:07 PM IST
Abhay Deol, who hails from a prominent film family, as a nephew of actor Dharmendra, expressed his views on nepotism and the very nature of privilege in India.
If Mr Oli is truly a nationalist, he should worry about the Chinese penetration in every sphere of Nepali polity(PTI)
If Mr Oli is truly a nationalist, he should worry about the Chinese penetration in every sphere of Nepali polity(PTI)

How Nepal’s PM is harming ties

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 30, 2020 06:06 AM IST
KP Oli has left little scope for meaningful engagement
The country is facing a national crisis. This is not a business-as-usual situation; what citizens expect from the political class right now is a sense of responsibility and unity(AFP)
The country is facing a national crisis. This is not a business-as-usual situation; what citizens expect from the political class right now is a sense of responsibility and unity(AFP)

This is not the time for politics

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 26, 2020 07:31 PM IST
Parties shouldn’t question each other’s patriotism
Panjab University has slipped 10 points in the HRD ministry’s National Institutional Ranking Framework this year.(HT Photo)
Panjab University has slipped 10 points in the HRD ministry’s National Institutional Ranking Framework this year.(HT Photo)

‘Panjab University’s survival mantra: Keep politics out, encourage research’

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2020 09:35 PM IST
Apart from a funds crunch, politics on campus and politically influenced top faculty posts are hampering the university’s development into a nursery where talent and innovations are nurtured, say Hindustan Times Chandigarh readers
In the backdrop of the pandemic, there will be a change in the way political mobilisation happens, and perhaps even the way in which the voting process is conducted, in India(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
In the backdrop of the pandemic, there will be a change in the way political mobilisation happens, and perhaps even the way in which the voting process is conducted, in India(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

How politics will change post the pandemic | Opinion

Hindustan Times | By Chanakya
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2020 11:29 PM IST
Even after the lockdown is lifted, social distancing will continue to remain an established norm. This means that mass rallies, mass protests, and small public meetings in urban neighbourhoods or village squares may not be possible anymore — at least for the foreseeable future. It will be much harder to get a sense of where public opinion stands.
Ankit Pandey, the founder of Insist Post.
Ankit Pandey, the founder of Insist Post.

InsistPost’s Ankit Pandey bankrolls from news to politics

UPDATED ON MAR 25, 2020 02:31 PM IST
His methodology to adopt a new approach in a traditional industry has seen him dominating the web news format in an unprecedented manner.
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)

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

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 20, 2020 04:59 AM IST
Constructive criticism is good. Beyond that, it is time for unity
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray addresses a gathering at Pune’s Shivneri Fort, the birthplace of legendary Maratha warrior Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, on his birth anniversary last month.(PTI)
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray addresses a gathering at Pune’s Shivneri Fort, the birthplace of legendary Maratha warrior Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, on his birth anniversary last month.(PTI)

BJP using Savarkar and Shivaji for political gains, says Shiv Sena

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Swapnil Rawal
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2020 01:51 PM IST
The Shiv Sena said the BJP failed to rename Aurangabad as Sambhaji Nagar when it ruled Maharashtra.
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Friday said the politics of violence and murders must end in the state in view of the coming elections(HT Photo)
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Friday said the politics of violence and murders must end in the state in view of the coming elections(HT Photo)

Politics of violence must end: Jagdeep Dhankhar

Hindustan times, Siliguri | By Pramod Giri
PUBLISHED ON FEB 22, 2020 02:41 AM IST
Dhankhar, who has been at loggerheads with the Trinamool Congress government on multiple occasions, said at a media conference that the state’s name was associated with violence and murders associated with politics and elections.
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar has been at loggerheads with the TMC government on multiple occasions.(SAMIR JANA/HT PHOTO.)
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar has been at loggerheads with the TMC government on multiple occasions.(SAMIR JANA/HT PHOTO.)

Bengal’s politics of violence and murder must end: Guv Dhankhar

Hindustan Times, Siliguri | By Pramod Giri
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2020 03:56 AM IST
Dhankhar’s statement comes at a time when preparations are being made for the civic polls. The assembly polls will be held in 2021.
The SC order will force political parties to be more transparent. But it is also important to underline the limits of the order and the scope of misuse(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
The SC order will force political parties to be more transparent. But it is also important to underline the limits of the order and the scope of misuse(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)

Disentangling politics and crime

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON FEB 13, 2020 07:58 PM IST
Well-intentioned as it is, the SC order will not resolve the crisis
Natalie Portman made a real fashion statement at the 92nd Oscars’ red carpet.(Natalie Portman/Instagram)
Natalie Portman made a real fashion statement at the 92nd Oscars’ red carpet.(Natalie Portman/Instagram)

Fashion and politics hand-in-hand at Oscars red carpet

Washington D.C. | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON FEB 11, 2020 06:00 PM IST
Oscars 2020: Besides fashion and glamour, Oscar’s haute couture also reflected politics with celebrities repurposing their red carpet looks with topics like sustainability and equality.
A voter at a polling booth in Mundka on Saturday.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
A voter at a polling booth in Mundka on Saturday.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Three Muslim-dominated seats record highest voter turnout in Delhi assembly election

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondents
UPDATED ON FEB 09, 2020 06:51 AM IST
Three Muslim-dominated seats -- Seelampur, Mustafabad and Matia Mahal -- recorded the highest voter turnout in the elections in which the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is seeking to retain power in what is seen as a bipolar contest against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
Former ally of the BJP Shiv Sena acknowledged Arvind Kejriwal’s efforts in Delhi.(Rahul Raut/HT File Photo)
Former ally of the BJP Shiv Sena acknowledged Arvind Kejriwal’s efforts in Delhi.(Rahul Raut/HT File Photo)

Cong’s Maharashtra ally Shiv Sena showers praise on AAP’s Kejriwal in Delhi

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Swapnil Rawal
UPDATED ON FEB 07, 2020 02:41 PM IST
Shiv Sena’s editorial lauded the Kejriwal government’s work in the last five years. It added that while Kejriwal is seeking votes on work done in public health, school education, etc, the “top leaders of BJP and its minister are engaged in political mudslinging of Hindu versus Muslim.”
Nitish Kumar’s decision to expel Pavan Varma and Prashant Kishor — who had both adopted a critical stance against the BJP — was a message that the NDA would stand united(PTI)
Nitish Kumar’s decision to expel Pavan Varma and Prashant Kishor — who had both adopted a critical stance against the BJP — was a message that the NDA would stand united(PTI)

Understanding the politics of Nitish Kumar | HT Editorial

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON FEB 03, 2020 08:57 PM IST
His political vulnerability explains his recent decisions
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