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The Jagan Mohan Reddy government on Friday moved a resolution in the assembly suggesting that suitable legal provisions would be incorporated in the AP Panchayat Raj Act, 1994, to prevent the conduct of local body elections against the wishes of the government.(Parwaz Khan / Hindustan Times (Representative Image))

Andhra’s govt, state EC at loggerheads over local polls

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
PUBLISHED ON DEC 06, 2020 03:55 AM IST
The state Assembly on Friday hit out at the state election commission for seeking to conduct elections amid the Covid-19 pandemic and passed a resolution stating that the present situation in the state was not conducive for elections in February 2021.
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Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla addresses a press conference in New Delhi.(PTI)
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla addresses a press conference in New Delhi.(PTI)

No place for disruption, be it Parliament or state assemblies: Om Birla

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Mallika Soni | Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON NOV 27, 2020 10:19 PM IST
Efforts are being made to ensure there is minimum disruption and a committee has been formed under the Uttar Pradesh assembly speaker to discuss and submit a report so that a common programme is formed and people’s representative play their role ideally, he said.
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Punjab chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh had asked former minister Navjot Singh Sidhu to second the resolution in the state assembly against the Centre’s farm laws. Sidhu had also participated in a protest led by the chief minister in Delhi, signalling a thaw in ties.(Instagram/Navjot Singh Sidhu)
Punjab chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh had asked former minister Navjot Singh Sidhu to second the resolution in the state assembly against the Centre’s farm laws. Sidhu had also participated in a protest led by the chief minister in Delhi, signalling a thaw in ties.(Instagram/Navjot Singh Sidhu)

Navjot Singh Sidhu gets a lunch invite. It is from his ex-boss

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2020 07:21 PM IST
Amarinder and Sidhu have not been on best of terms ever since he exited the state council of ministers after being divested of the local government department last year, but there are efforts lately from both leaders to break the ice.
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Former Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha Speaker Tulsi Ram was undergoing treatment for a kidney-related ailment at a Kangra hospital, where he died on Monday night.(HT file photo)
Former Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha Speaker Tulsi Ram was undergoing treatment for a kidney-related ailment at a Kangra hospital, where he died on Monday night.(HT file photo)

Former Himachal Pradesh Speaker Tulsi Ram passes away at 76

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Dharamshala
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2020 12:40 AM IST
The former BJP leader represented Bharmour thrice in the assembly and was elected Speaker in 2008 but was denied the ticket in 2012 after which he left the party.
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A farmer carries sugarcane to load on a tractor to sell it at a sugar mill.(Representational Image)
A farmer carries sugarcane to load on a tractor to sell it at a sugar mill.(Representational Image)

How many farmers benefitted from loan waiver: HC asks Maharashtra

By K A Y Dodhiya | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON SEP 18, 2020 01:31 PM IST
The court has also sought an explanation as to why the scheme has not been implemented in its entirety for the 3.5 million beneficiary farmers as alleged in the PIL
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Haryana enacts law to validate de-licensing of land

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times/Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2020 06:54 PM IST
The newly enacted validation law has come as a major relief to the developers of the Gurgaon-based Ambience Mall and other cases involving de-licensing of land
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Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar had tested positive on August 24, just two days before the day-long monsoon session of the state assembly.(HT file photo)
Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar had tested positive on August 24, just two days before the day-long monsoon session of the state assembly.(HT file photo)

Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar back in Chandigarh after recovering from Covid-19

By HTC & PTI | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2020 06:30 PM IST
After treatment at private hospital in Gurugram, urges people to follow safety guidelines and stay vigilant but not fear coronavirus
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Pradhan Mantri-Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) is a federal cash transfer scheme meant for farmers.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Pradhan Mantri-Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) is a federal cash transfer scheme meant for farmers.(HT FILE PHOTO)

Over 9 lakh ineligible beneficiaries of PM-KISAN scheme detected in Assam

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan times, Guwahati
PUBLISHED ON SEP 01, 2020 07:02 PM IST
In May this year, the Union agriculture ministry had stopped payments to beneficiaries in Assam and asked the Assam government for a report and probe into a potential fraud in the PM-KISAN scheme.
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Congress MLAs show the victory sign upon their arrival at Jaipur International Airport in Jaipur on Wednesday.(Himanshu Vyas //HT PHOTO)
Congress MLAs show the victory sign upon their arrival at Jaipur International Airport in Jaipur on Wednesday.(Himanshu Vyas //HT PHOTO)

Ashok Gehlot loyalists return to Jaipur hotel ahead of Rajasthan trust vote

By Sachin Saini| Edited by Sabir Hussain | Hindustan Times, Jaipur
PUBLISHED ON AUG 12, 2020 07:39 PM IST
While Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot’s loyalists returned to the Fairmont hotel in Jaipur, Sachin Pilot’s supporters were not invited.
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A select group of media persons would be allowed only into the press gallery but news channels will not be allowed to install their cameras for live telecast of the session and no visitors will be allowed into the assembly premises.(ANI)
A select group of media persons would be allowed only into the press gallery but news channels will not be allowed to install their cameras for live telecast of the session and no visitors will be allowed into the assembly premises.(ANI)

Under shadow of Covid-19, Andhra to hold short budget session from Tuesday

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu| Edited by Sabir Hussain | Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2020 10:45 PM IST
The budget session of the state assembly was originally scheduled to be held in the last week of March, but was cancelled following the sudden announcement of lockdown by the Centre to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
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A health worker uses an infrared thermometer to measure the temperature of a motorcyclist on a road during a nationwide lockdown to slow the spreading of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Ahmedabad.(REUTERS)
A health worker uses an infrared thermometer to measure the temperature of a motorcyclist on a road during a nationwide lockdown to slow the spreading of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Ahmedabad.(REUTERS)

In hindsight: Covid profited from our mistakes

By Vir Sanghvi | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2020 10:29 AM IST
Looking back, there have been so many mistakes and so much misinformation that it is worth asking: could we have handled this better?
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Madhya Pradesh’s Minister for Public Relations P C Sharma said coronavirus is a serious threat and has been declared a pandemic across the world.(ANI)
Madhya Pradesh’s Minister for Public Relations P C Sharma said coronavirus is a serious threat and has been declared a pandemic across the world.(ANI)

Madhya Pradesh cabinet flags coronavirus threat day before floor test

By Ranjan | Hindustan Times, Bhopal
UPDATED ON MAR 15, 2020 03:58 PM IST
The minister said the assembly will decide whether proceeding should be postponed.
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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath during an interaction with media personnel at Women Press Club in New Delhi.(PTI)
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath during an interaction with media personnel at Women Press Club in New Delhi.(PTI)

Kamal Nath-led Congress govt in MP stares at collapse as 22 MLAs resign

By Ranjan | Hindustan Times, Bhopal
UPDATED ON MAR 10, 2020 07:38 PM IST
Chief Minister Kamal Nath has recommended the sacking of six ministers from his cabinet following their resignation.
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White paper on PPAs after contempt case against PSPCL gets over in SC

By Gurpreet Singh Nibber | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2020 09:44 PM IST
Officials say facts and chain of events stated in the document may have a bearing on the case related to coal washing charges and weaken PSPCL’s stand
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Commuters wear protective masks in wake of the deadly novel coronavirus at a railway station, in Jaipur.(PTI)
Commuters wear protective masks in wake of the deadly novel coronavirus at a railway station, in Jaipur.(PTI)

215 people who met Italian tourists in Rajasthan under coronavirus scanner

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Jaipur
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2020 12:55 AM IST
The couple which tested positive for coronavirus was among a group of 23 Italian tourists who had visited six districts in Rajasthan
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No proposal to regularise farmhouses in Aravalli areas: Govt

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON FEB 28, 2020 01:07 AM IST
These 60 farm houses, including 50 in Faridabad alone, are situated in areas notified under the Punjab Land Preservation Act
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Chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh with Punjab Police chief Dinkar Gupta in Chandigarh. The CM defended the DGP in the assembly and gave details about the busting of terror modules and the recovery of arms and ammunition in the state over the past few months.(HT file photo)
Chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh with Punjab Police chief Dinkar Gupta in Chandigarh. The CM defended the DGP in the assembly and gave details about the busting of terror modules and the recovery of arms and ammunition in the state over the past few months.(HT file photo)

DGP Dinkar Gupta has apologised for Kartarpur remarks, Punjab CM tells assembly

By HTC and PTI | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2020 01:34 PM IST
Capt Amarinder Singh defends police chief, saying “anybody can make a mistake”; expresses his govt’s commitment to keep Kartarpur Corridor open
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Yogi Adityanath government of Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday announced the formation of a state Niti Ayog and new schemes worth Rs 10,967.87 crore(HT Photo)
Yogi Adityanath government of Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday announced the formation of a state Niti Ayog and new schemes worth Rs 10,967.87 crore(HT Photo)

UP announces state Niti Aayog, Rs 10K crore for new schemes in budget

By Umesh Raghuvanshi | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2020 12:08 AM IST
As this is the second last budget of the Yogi government before Uttar Pradesh heads to elections in early 2022, the budget earmarked funds for ongoing schemes to ensure their early completion besides proposing new ones for the development of infrastructure.
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Rename power plant, expressway after Devi Lal: Abhay to Dushyant, Ranjit

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Karnal, Karnal
PUBLISHED ON FEB 16, 2020 10:04 PM IST
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The RJD MLA has been on the run ever since his name cropped up in a sex racket which was busted in September last year. (Saarthak Aurora/ HT Photo)
The RJD MLA has been on the run ever since his name cropped up in a sex racket which was busted in September last year. (Saarthak Aurora/ HT Photo)

RJD MLA booked on rape charges in Bihar’s Ara

By Agencies | Hindustan Times, Ara
PUBLISHED ON FEB 09, 2020 06:26 AM IST
Special public prosecutor Saroj Kumari said the charge sheet has been filed against Yadav, who represents Sandesh assembly seat, under IPC sections relating to human trafficking and sexual assault besides those of Immoral Traffic Prevention Act, POCSO Act and the Juvenile Justice Act.
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On several occasions last year, the government rejected Dhankhar’s requests for a chopper to travel to Sriniketan(HT Photo)
On several occasions last year, the government rejected Dhankhar’s requests for a chopper to travel to Sriniketan(HT Photo)

Ahead of address to Bengal assembly, guv Dhankhar requests changes in speech

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON FEB 05, 2020 07:00 AM IST
On Monday, state parliamentary affairs minister Partha Chatterjee and finance minister Amit Mitra, too, had called on the governor.
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HSGMC (ad hoc) sees hope of separate Sikh gurdwara body in Haryana

By Neeraj Mohan | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON FEB 05, 2020 12:24 AM IST
As of now, the SGPC, based in Amritsar, manages Sikh shrines in Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh
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The parliament building during the Monsoon session at Parliament House in New Delhi.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
The parliament building during the Monsoon session at Parliament House in New Delhi.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Examine powers of Speakers, SC asks Parliament

By Murali Krishnan and Saubhadra Chatterjee | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2020 01:30 AM IST
Interestingly, the judgment comes at a time when a discussion is already underway among presiding officers of legislatures on how to secure the legislative Speaker’s “dignity” in the matters related to the defection of lawmakers.
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The farmers of Amaravati, who have been agitating for the last 34 days under the umbrella of the Amaravati Joint Action Committee (JAC) against the shifting of the capital, held a “Chalo Assembly” rally on Monday.(HT PHOTO.)
The farmers of Amaravati, who have been agitating for the last 34 days under the umbrella of the Amaravati Joint Action Committee (JAC) against the shifting of the capital, held a “Chalo Assembly” rally on Monday.(HT PHOTO.)

20 farmers, six cops injured in ‘Chalo Assembly’ rally at Amaravati

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2020 09:56 PM IST
Guntur (Rural) Superintendent of Police Ch Vijaya Rao said six police personnel were also injured in the clash and in the stone pelting by the protestors who were attempting to storm the state assembly in violation of prohibitory orders imposed under Section 144 of the CrPC and Section 30 of the Police Act.
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The Andhra Pradesh government advanced its state cabinet meeting to Saturday to approve the report of the ministerial committee constituted to work out the roadmap for the shifting of the capital city.(ANI PHOTO.)
The Andhra Pradesh government advanced its state cabinet meeting to Saturday to approve the report of the ministerial committee constituted to work out the roadmap for the shifting of the capital city.(ANI PHOTO.)

Andhra govt works on shifting of capital, plans R-day celebrations in Vizag

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu | Hindustan Times, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2020 08:10 PM IST
The cabinet meeting was originally scheduled to be held on January 20, an hour before the commencement of the special session of the state assembly to adopt the resolution on the capital shift proposal.
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LIT exploring alternative project at city centre site

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Ludhiana, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2020 12:16 AM IST
In the last week of November, the district and sessions court had acquitted the chief minister and others in the Ludhiana city centre scam
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West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar has denied consent to pending bills that had been sent to him by the TMC government.(ANI PHOTO.)
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar has denied consent to pending bills that had been sent to him by the TMC government.(ANI PHOTO.)

Acrimony between Bengal Guv Dhankhar, TMC govt resumes over consent to bills

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2020 01:42 AM IST
Dhankhar did not clear the bills twice, saying the government did not provide the inputs he sought for some clarifications. On Friday, a statement issued by Raj Bhawan cited the same reason.
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The commission observed that Gumnami Baba’s voice resembled that of Bose(FILE PHOTO)
The commission observed that Gumnami Baba’s voice resembled that of Bose(FILE PHOTO)
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