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Smriti Irani posted the picture with late Sushma Swaraj on Sunday. (@smritiirani/Twitter Photo )

‘Her laughter reverberates through time’: Smriti Irani remembers Sushma Swaraj

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Kanishka Sarkar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2021 02:23 PM IST
Swaraj’s daughter Bansuri also took to Twitter to mark the globally respected politician’s birth anniversary. She posted a picture with her mother with a post that read “the cake doesn’t seem sweet anymore.”
Sushma Swaraj with daughter, Bansuri Swaraj. (Twitter: @BansuriSwaraj)
Sushma Swaraj with daughter, Bansuri Swaraj. (Twitter: @BansuriSwaraj)

Sushma Swaraj Birth anniversary: 'Happy birthday Ma', tweets daughter Bansuri

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Anjali, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 14, 2021 12:09 PM IST
In the tweet, she asked people to help others in remembrance of the veteran BJP leader and celebrate the day together. Sushma Swaraj died of a cardiac arrest on August 6, 2019, at the age of 67.
Kapil Gujjar had fired multiple shots at Shaheen Bagh where people were protesting against the CAA on February 1, 2020.(REUTERS File)
Kapil Gujjar had fired multiple shots at Shaheen Bagh where people were protesting against the CAA on February 1, 2020.(REUTERS File)

Kapil Gujjar’s quick entry, exit from BJP: A throwback to similar inductions

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2020 02:08 PM IST
Hours after he joined the party on Wednesday, Gujjar, who fired at a demonstration against the Citizen (Amendment) Act in Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh, was hurriedly expelled
Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, is the only state university in Haryana attached to the central government’s Study in India portal.
Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, is the only state university in Haryana attached to the central government’s Study in India portal.

Amid border standoff, Chinese student is among record 114 foreign applicants seeking admission to Haryana university

Hindustan Times, Rohtak | By Sunil Rahar
UPDATED ON SEP 02, 2020 12:30 PM IST
Despite Covid pandemic, central government’s Study in India portal gets Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, record number of applications from foreign students
Geeta during an exercise to help the police find her home.(HT PHOTO)
Geeta during an exercise to help the police find her home.(HT PHOTO)

MP cops’ new initiative to find parents of hearing impaired woman repatriated from Pakistan

Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By Shruti Tomar
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2020 11:16 AM IST
Police have short-listed Telangana, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand as Geeta’s possible home but her responses so far have not given the police any concrete indication of her place of origin.
Home Minister Amit Shah remembered Sushma Swaraj on her first death anniversary(Hindustan Times/File Photo)
Home Minister Amit Shah remembered Sushma Swaraj on her first death anniversary(Hindustan Times/File Photo)

Amit Shah’s tribute to Sushma Swaraj underlines qualities that will ‘inspire generations’ to come

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2020 04:30 PM IST
Sushma Swaraj had praised the Narendra Modi government for abrogation of Article 370 a few hours before her death last year.
PM Modi also shared a video of the remarks he had made at a prayer meeting organised in Sushma Swaraj’s memory last year.(HT Photo)
PM Modi also shared a video of the remarks he had made at a prayer meeting organised in Sushma Swaraj’s memory last year.(HT Photo)

PM Modi remembers Sushma Swaraj on her death anniversary

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 06, 2020 02:28 PM IST
Hours before she died, Sushma Swaraj had tweeted praising the decision of the Modi government to abrogate Article 370, which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir.
A young girl ties 'rakhi' on the wrist of her brother on the occasion of 'Raksha Bandhan', in Chennai.(PTI)
A young girl ties 'rakhi' on the wrist of her brother on the occasion of 'Raksha Bandhan', in Chennai.(PTI)

Muted Raksha Bandhan celebrations amid raging coronavirus pandemic

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON AUG 03, 2020 08:41 PM IST
People relied on homemade sweets and some rituals moved online, with siblings ordering rakhis and e-gifts for each other and meeting through video calls.
Sushma Swaraj, during her stint as the external affairs minister, was recognised as perhaps the minister most accessible to ordinary people.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Sushma Swaraj, during her stint as the external affairs minister, was recognised as perhaps the minister most accessible to ordinary people.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

‘Miss you with every breath Ma’: Sushma Swaraj’s daughter on Mother’s Day

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2020 05:39 PM IST
Sushma Swaraj had served as the external affairs minister from May 26, 2014, to May 2019 and Swas India’s first full-time woman foreign minister. Indira Gandhi held additional charge of the ministry when she was prime minister.
Image showing Sushma Swaraj who died in 2019 after suffering a cardiac arrest.(HT File Photo)
Image showing Sushma Swaraj who died in 2019 after suffering a cardiac arrest.(HT File Photo)

Sushma Swaraj through her daughter Bansuri Swaraj’s eyes. Watch

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Trisha Sengupta
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2020 08:17 PM IST
To pay respect to the fierce leader, Twitter India has posted a special video featuring her daughter Bansuri Swaraj.
Those who actively used parliamentary instruments in the past now want to prevent the Opposition from doing so.(Hindustan Times)
Those who actively used parliamentary instruments in the past now want to prevent the Opposition from doing so.(Hindustan Times)

Preserve parliamentary supremacy | Opinion

By Derek O’Brien
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2020 05:03 PM IST
Changes in rules must not undermine legitimate legislative tactics and free speech of MPs.
Late Sushma Swaraj. (Photo @governorswaraj)
Late Sushma Swaraj. (Photo @governorswaraj)

On Sushma Swaraj’s birthday, her husband’s warm message for late leader

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2020 08:14 AM IST
The government on the eve of her birthday decided to name two key institutions linked to India’s foreign policy after Sushma Swaraj.
On the eve of Sushma Swaraj’s death anniversary, the Foreign Service Institute has been renamed to Sushma Swaraj Institute of Foreign Service(HT Photos)
On the eve of Sushma Swaraj’s death anniversary, the Foreign Service Institute has been renamed to Sushma Swaraj Institute of Foreign Service(HT Photos)

Govt names Foreign Service Institute, Pravasi Kendra after Sushma Swaraj

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 13, 2020 05:23 PM IST
On the eve of Sushma Swaraj’s birth anniversary, the Pravasi Bhartiya Kendra has been renamed Sushma Swaraj Bhawan.
Voters stand in queues as they wait to cast their vote outside a polling booth during Delhi Assembly elections, in Shaheen Bagh, on February 8.(Reuters Photo)
Voters stand in queues as they wait to cast their vote outside a polling booth during Delhi Assembly elections, in Shaheen Bagh, on February 8.(Reuters Photo)

Interesting facts about Delhi Assembly elections

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 08, 2020 02:29 PM IST
Delhi has an interesting electoral history, which gives the national capital a unique political identity.
Family members of Arun Jaitley and Sushma Swaraj on Saturday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi(PTI)
Family members of Arun Jaitley and Sushma Swaraj on Saturday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi(PTI)

Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj’s family members thank PM Modi for Padma Vibhushan

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2020 10:42 PM IST
71st Republic Day: The family members of Arun Jaitley and Sushma Swaraj on Saturday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the Centre announced that the late Union ministers have been conferred with the Padma Vibhushan.
Manohar Parikar has been conferred with Padma Bhushan posthumously(HT Photo/File)
Manohar Parikar has been conferred with Padma Bhushan posthumously(HT Photo/File)

Congress’ SC Jamir and PDP’s Baig win Padma awards along with Parikar, PV Sindhu and Anand Mahindra

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2020 09:41 PM IST
Seven personalities including late BJP stalwarts Arun Jaitley and Sushma Swaraj have been conferred with Padma Vibhushan award and 118 people (including duos) have been given the Padma Shri awards.
Arun Jaitley(Virendra Singh Gosain/Hindustan Times photo)
Arun Jaitley(Virendra Singh Gosain/Hindustan Times photo)

Arun Jaitley, Sushma Swaraj and George Fernandes awarded Padma Vibhushan

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2020 07:56 AM IST
Padma Awards - one of the highest civilian Awards of the country, are conferred in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri.
Anupam Kher and Naseeruddin Shah have been hurling allegations at each other.
Anupam Kher and Naseeruddin Shah have been hurling allegations at each other.

Sushma Swaraj’s husband defends Anupam Kher, calls Naseeruddin Shah ‘an ungrateful, disillusioned man’

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2020 10:16 PM IST
Sushma Swaraj’s husband in a series of tweets defended Anupam Kher against recent allegations made by actor Naseeruddin Shah.
Naseeruddin Shah had criticised his ‘A Wednesday’ co-star Anupam Kher.
Naseeruddin Shah had criticised his ‘A Wednesday’ co-star Anupam Kher.

‘A gentleman’: Ex-Guv Swaraj Kaushal wades into Naseeruddin Shah vs Anupam Kher

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2020 02:38 PM IST
Speaking about the ongoing anti-CAA protests, and Anupam Kher’s vocal support to the act, Naseerunddin Shah had called him a clown and sycophant.
Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, with other senior leaders of the country, September 2019(AFP)
Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, with other senior leaders of the country, September 2019(AFP)

Israel is in crisis. This time, it has no one else to blame | Analysis

By Khinvraj Jangid
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2019 09:06 PM IST
Benjamin Netanyahu faces a crisis of political legitimacy, as popular faith in democracy gets eroded in the country
The current land acquisition law has made building roads costlier and more time-consuming, the Union government’s think tank Niti Aayog has said.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
The current land acquisition law has made building roads costlier and more time-consuming, the Union government’s think tank Niti Aayog has said.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)

In growth report, Niti red-flags land acquisition rules

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Saubhadra Chatterji
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2019 02:06 AM IST
The land acquisition law was put in place in 2013 by the United Progressive Alliance government following protests from farmer groups and the then opposition parties led by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). It has, however, continued to be a sensitive issue with interests of farmers clashing with those of industries.
According to parliamentary customs, if a sitting member dies, the House is adjourned for a few hours, if not for the entire day.(HT file photo)
According to parliamentary customs, if a sitting member dies, the House is adjourned for a few hours, if not for the entire day.(HT file photo)

House pays tributes to Sushma and Jaitley to mark session’s 1st day

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2019 11:54 PM IST
Former finance minister Jaitley, who had been battling a series of illnesses, died of multiple organ failure at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi on August 24. Senior BJP leader, Swaraj died of a cardiac arrest in Delhi on August 6.
Sushma Swaraj, 67, who died of a heart attack on August 6, underwent the transplant in December 2016.(AP Photo)
Sushma Swaraj, 67, who died of a heart attack on August 6, underwent the transplant in December 2016.(AP Photo)

‘Just hold the scalpel...’: What Sushma Swaraj told docs right before surgery

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Kumar Uttam
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2019 05:40 PM IST
Late former Union minister Sushma Swaraj’s husband Swaraj Kaushal said that AIIMS doctors were not ready for her kidney transplant surgery in India. She however refused to go abroad.
Harish Salve being presented Re 1 for appearing before the International Court of Justice in the case relating to Kulbhushan Jadhav. (Image tweeted by Swaraj Kaushal)
Harish Salve being presented Re 1 for appearing before the International Court of Justice in the case relating to Kulbhushan Jadhav. (Image tweeted by Swaraj Kaushal)

Sushma Swaraj’s daughter fulfils her mother’s last promise

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Kumar Uttam
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2019 10:41 PM IST
Bansuri called on Salve to hand over to him a coin of rupee as his fee for appearing before the International Court of Justice in the case relating to Kulbhushan Jadhav, who is in Pakistan Jail on charges of spying.
Thakur said at a condolence meeting in Bhopal on Monday that “black magic” practised by the Opposition may have been behind deaths of top leaders of the BJP, including former Union ministers Arun Jaitley and Sushma Swaraj, and former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Babulal Gaur.(HT FILE)
Thakur said at a condolence meeting in Bhopal on Monday that “black magic” practised by the Opposition may have been behind deaths of top leaders of the BJP, including former Union ministers Arun Jaitley and Sushma Swaraj, and former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Babulal Gaur.(HT FILE)

BJP issues gag order on Pragya Thakur

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sunetra Choudhury
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2019 09:24 PM IST
BJP’s Madhya Pradesh head Rakesh Singh conveyed the warning to Thakur, 49, that the next verbal indiscretion would be followed by “serious” action against her.
Arun Jaitley was one of the last links with the gentler Atal Bihari Vajpayee-LK Advani era of the BJP(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Arun Jaitley was one of the last links with the gentler Atal Bihari Vajpayee-LK Advani era of the BJP(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

Arun Jaitley: The gentle democrat

PUBLISHED ON AUG 29, 2019 07:46 PM IST
He could separate the political and personal, rise above narrow divides, and believed in consensus
Former Union finance minister Arun Jaitley died at Delhi’s All India Institute of Medical Sciences on Saturday.(Kunal Patil /Hindustan Times)
Former Union finance minister Arun Jaitley died at Delhi’s All India Institute of Medical Sciences on Saturday.(Kunal Patil /Hindustan Times)

As LoP, Arun Jaitley re-energised the party

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Kumar Uttam
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2020 12:11 AM IST
Jaitley’s discussion with his friends from Opposition was not limited to just the legislative agenda, but he would often talk to them about watches, fountain pens and, of course, shawls, a personal passion.
Former Union finance minister Arun Jaitley died at Delhi’s All India Institute of Medical Sciences on Saturday.(HT image)
Former Union finance minister Arun Jaitley died at Delhi’s All India Institute of Medical Sciences on Saturday.(HT image)

Arun Jaitley’s last 12 tweets show how he missed being politician-in-action

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2020 04:21 PM IST
In a thread of 10 tweets, Jaitley congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah for voiding Article 370.
Former Union finance minister Arun Jaitley died at Delhi’s All India Institute of Medical Sciences on Saturday afternoon. He was 66.(HT File Photo)
Former Union finance minister Arun Jaitley died at Delhi’s All India Institute of Medical Sciences on Saturday afternoon. He was 66.(HT File Photo)

When Arun Jaitley spent Rs 35,000 to prep for Rajya Sabha debate

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Saubhadra Chatterji
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2020 06:43 AM IST
Arun Jaitley flourished in the Opposition benches between 2004 and 2014 in the Rajya Sabha, including when he was the Leader of Opposition (2009 to 2014) in the Upper House while late Sushma Swaraj was his counterpart in the Lower House.
Adnan Sami was targetted by trolls on his birthday on Thursday.
Adnan Sami was targetted by trolls on his birthday on Thursday.

Adnan Sami gives a befitting reply to troll’s question on Kashmir, calls it ‘integral part of India’

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON AUG 16, 2019 04:17 PM IST
Adnan Sami is not new to getting trolled by Pakistanis. On his birthday on Thursday (August 15), he took them on head-on and had a befitting reply for all. Read them here.
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