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Security tightened near the houses of deputy chief minister Dushyant Chautala and power minister Ranjit Chautala in Sirsa on Tuesday.(HT Photo)

Security up outside Dushyant, Ranjit Chautala’s houses in Sirsa after farmers call for gherao

Hindustan Times, Rohtak | By Sunil Rahar
PUBLISHED ON OCT 06, 2020 11:32 AM IST
Swaraj India chief Yogendra Yadav, Independent Meham MLA Balraj Kundu, BKU Haryana chief Gurnam Singh Chaduni will also take part in the protest against them for supporting the Centre’s farm laws
Members of the Constituent Assembly singing the new Constitution of India during its final session(HT Archive)
Members of the Constituent Assembly singing the new Constitution of India during its final session(HT Archive)

The Republic at 70: Celebrating the Constitution

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2020 09:07 AM IST
India has reason to be proud of its legacy. Preserve it
We all need good laws, and an independent, impartial, and efficient judiciary to verify the constitutionality of those laws. We all require equal access to the justice system.We also need effective public institutions that help uphold the rule of law. It is the only way to both empower the(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
We all need good laws, and an independent, impartial, and efficient judiciary to verify the constitutionality of those laws. We all require equal access to the justice system.We also need effective public institutions that help uphold the rule of law. It is the only way to both empower the(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Corporations should support the rule of law

By Rohini Nilekani
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2020 12:36 PM IST
It’s time to align self-interest and public interest in support of the rule of law and constitutional values
To farmers, this is the cheapest way of clearing their fields in a short period before the wheat crop’s sowing season starts. However, severe air pollution leads to a health emergency(ANI Photo)
To farmers, this is the cheapest way of clearing their fields in a short period before the wheat crop’s sowing season starts. However, severe air pollution leads to a health emergency(ANI Photo)

How India can eliminate the burning of crop waste | Opinion

By Ajay Shankar
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2019 08:46 PM IST
If farmers see economic gains in switching to alternative crops, they will be encouraged. Policies must ensure this
The government must rethink its priorities, and the opposition and civil society must keep a careful watch on its actions(AP)
The government must rethink its priorities, and the opposition and civil society must keep a careful watch on its actions(AP)

Why institutional accountability matters

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 23, 2019 06:51 PM IST
The government has the mandate to push its agenda, but it must respect checks
Congress President Rahul Gandhi and senior Congress leader Sonia Gandhi releasing the party manifesto for the upcoming Lok Sabha election, New Delhi, April 2(Ajay Aggarwal/HT PHOTO)
Congress President Rahul Gandhi and senior Congress leader Sonia Gandhi releasing the party manifesto for the upcoming Lok Sabha election, New Delhi, April 2(Ajay Aggarwal/HT PHOTO)

The Congress’s vision for the 2019 election

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2019 07:35 PM IST
There are two broad strands of the Congress manifesto. The first focuses primarily on economy and livelihoods. The second strand in the manifesto is constructing a more liberal political order, with checks on State power
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