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Tomar, along with Piyush Goyal and other Union ministers, has conducted eight rounds of discussions with the representatives of the farmers’ unions but both parties have failed to reach an agreement over the farm laws.(Sanjeev Verma/HT Photos)

Farm laws: Tomar asks farmers’ unions leaders to offer alternative other than total repeal

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 06:31 PM IST
Tomar, along with Piyush Goyal and other Union ministers, has conducted eight rounds of discussions with the representatives of the farmers’ unions but both parties have failed to reach an agreement over the farm laws.
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Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri attacked the opposition for criticising Centre’s vaccine drive and SC judgement allowing the redevelopment on Central Vista.(PTI)
Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri attacked the opposition for criticising Centre’s vaccine drive and SC judgement allowing the redevelopment on Central Vista.(PTI)

‘At least someone in Congress understands...’: Hardeep Singh Puri’s jibe to Congress over vaccine, Central Vista

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 09:47 PM IST
Congress leaders Shashi Tharoor and Jairam Ramesh attacked the government over the approval of Bharat Biotech’s coronavirus vaccine COVAXIN.
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Delhi CM appealed to the Centre that only BJP can repeal the newly passed laws and empathize with the protesters who are braving the cold at Delhi’s border where they have been protesting for more than a month.(HT Photo)
Delhi CM appealed to the Centre that only BJP can repeal the newly passed laws and empathize with the protesters who are braving the cold at Delhi’s border where they have been protesting for more than a month.(HT Photo)

‘BJP ministers fail to highlight a single benefit of farm laws’: Kejriwal

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2020 07:03 PM IST
Kejriwal pointed out that the step to amend the Essential Commodities Act will affect both farmers as well as the common man. He said that hoarding is a crime and according to him, the amendments enable hoarders to operate freely.
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Congress MP and West Bengal Congress President Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury.(PTI)
Congress MP and West Bengal Congress President Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury.(PTI)

Govt reluctantly conceding to protesting farmers’ demands: Chowdhury

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2020 07:24 PM IST
The farmers and the Union ministers are holding the fifth round of negotiations regarding the recently passed farm bills.
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Is Anurag Thakur’s anger over delay in transfer of land for Central University of Himachal Pradesh indicative of deeper trouble within the state BJP?(HP file photo)
Is Anurag Thakur’s anger over delay in transfer of land for Central University of Himachal Pradesh indicative of deeper trouble within the state BJP?(HP file photo)

Anurag Thakur jibe at HP CM over Central Varsity deepens rift among rivals in BJP

By Gaurav Bisht | Hindustan Times, Shimla, Shimla
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2020 05:14 PM IST
Minister blames the state government for delay in transfer of land for the university that he identified as his dream project as CM Thakur says he’s not aware of the technicalities of the matter
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Haryana assembly: House pays homage to departed leaders, soldiers

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times/Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2020 12:33 AM IST
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Senior BJP leader and former Union minister Birender Singh during his visit to Sonepat’s Gohana on Tuesday.(HT Photo)
Senior BJP leader and former Union minister Birender Singh during his visit to Sonepat’s Gohana on Tuesday.(HT Photo)

Hooda ignored Baroda’s development when he was in power: Birender

By Sunil Rahar | Hindustan Times/ Rohtak, Rohtak
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2020 10:12 PM IST
Reacting on three farm laws, the former Union minister said the minimum support price will not come to an end
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The 6th India Construction Festival was organised by the infrastructure think-tank, FIRST Construction Council.(India Construction Festival)
The 6th India Construction Festival was organised by the infrastructure think-tank, FIRST Construction Council.(India Construction Festival)

NHAI set to make FY 2021 the best year of highway construction

PUBLISHED ON OCT 19, 2020 11:45 AM IST
There is no dearth of money and the government has encouraged NHAI to build roads with full vigour.
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he Atal tunnel is the world’s longest tunnel above an altitude of 3,000 metres.(HT Photo)
he Atal tunnel is the world’s longest tunnel above an altitude of 3,000 metres.(HT Photo)

Atal Tunnel inauguration: PM Modi to be accorded traditional welcome

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times/Shimla, Shimla
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2020 01:10 AM IST
The PM, who will return to New Delhi the same day, will be accompanied by Union defence minister Rajnath Singh and Union minister of state for finance Anurag Thakur.
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All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, marked its 65th Foundation Day on Friday.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT photo)
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, marked its 65th Foundation Day on Friday.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT photo)

AIIMS Delhi’s 65th Foundation day: Minister urges students to strengthen healthcare system

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Joydeep Sen Gupta | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 25, 2020 05:27 PM IST
Dr Harsh Vardhan urged the students to “aggressively” and “meticulously” brainstorm ideas that would help strengthen the medical services and in positioning the country among top scientific nations
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Parliamentarians in the Lok Sabha after it adjourned sine die at Parliament House on Wednesday.(PTI)
Parliamentarians in the Lok Sabha after it adjourned sine die at Parliament House on Wednesday.(PTI)

Monsoon session: Govt supporting 8 Covid-19 vaccine candidates, minister tells LS

By Anonna Dutt | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2020 10:16 AM IST
The Department for Biotechnology is supporting the eight vaccine candidates at a cost of Rs 75 crore, 17 proposals for diagnostic devices at a cost of Rs 10 crore and 13 possible therapeutic interventions at a cost of Rs 9.6 crore
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BJP supporters at a party rally at Ramlila Ground, in New Delhi, in December 2019.(Burhaan Kinu/HT photo)
BJP supporters at a party rally at Ramlila Ground, in New Delhi, in December 2019.(Burhaan Kinu/HT photo)

Six Union ministers, MPs to lead BJP’s outreach plan in West Bengal

By Smriti Kak Ramachandran | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2020 09:37 AM IST
On Wednesday, a core team of the party from the state unit met BJP president J P Nadda in Delhi to draw up the plan for the outreach with an eye on the electoral battle for 294 seat assembly that is scheduled for May 2021
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File photo of a scene from Ramlila at Ramlila Maidan, New Delhi.(HT photo/Sonu Mehta)
File photo of a scene from Ramlila at Ramlila Maidan, New Delhi.(HT photo/Sonu Mehta)

BJP Delhi unit seeks Centre’s nod for Ramlila events in city

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2020 09:45 AM IST
BJP leaders said Ramlila celebrations are even more special this year as the construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya also began earlier in the year
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MoS Home Kiren Rijiju at the Parliament during Budget Session of Parliament in New Delhi.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
MoS Home Kiren Rijiju at the Parliament during Budget Session of Parliament in New Delhi.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Sports Ministry sanctions Rs 5 lakh for ailing junior footballer Ramananda

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2020 08:37 PM IST
The son of a rickshaw-puller, Ramanada is taking treatment from Shija Hospital in Imphal, Manipur and he is also suffering from a problem of blurred vision.
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Piyush Goyal said that he is in touch with US trade representative Robert Lighthizer(Arvind Yadav/HT Photo)
Piyush Goyal said that he is in touch with US trade representative Robert Lighthizer(Arvind Yadav/HT Photo)

US-India trade deal can be finalised before or soon after Presidential polls: Piyush Goyal

By Asian News International | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 02, 2020 05:37 AM IST
Piyush Goyal hoped that the two countries can move to the next stage of larger engagement for a free trade agreement.
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Arun Jaitley died of multiple organ failure on August 24,2019(Hindustan Times)
Arun Jaitley died of multiple organ failure on August 24,2019(Hindustan Times)

Tributes pour in on Jaitley’s first death anniversary

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2020 10:54 AM IST
Jaitley (66) was admitted to New Delhi’s All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on August 9 after he had complained of uneasiness. He died of multiple organ failure on August 24, 2019
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Nitish Kumar is not just a visionary, but an energetic doer. A product of socialist and youth movements, his politics and policies are guided by principles of equality, justice, social welfare and progress. He stands out among the select group of politicians who have been in public life for over four decades(PTI)
Nitish Kumar is not just a visionary, but an energetic doer. A product of socialist and youth movements, his politics and policies are guided by principles of equality, justice, social welfare and progress. He stands out among the select group of politicians who have been in public life for over four decades(PTI)

For his vision and actions, Bihar trusts Nitish Kumar | Opinion

By Sanjay Kumar Jha
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2020 07:12 PM IST
He has transformed Bihar’s development map for the better, empowered people, revived the image of the state
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi(File photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi(File photo)

Cabinet nod for private sector in space

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2020 04:00 AM IST
The Union cabinet, at a meeting chaired by PM Modi, approved the formation of a new organization, the Indian National Space Promotion and Authorisation Centre (IN-SPACe), seeking to open up space infrastructure to the private sector.
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20,000cr transferred to Jan Dhan accounts of 20 crore women during lockdown: Smriti Irani

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times/Dharamshala, Dharamshala
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2020 06:53 PM IST
She was addressing a virtual rally of party office bearers and workers of Kangra Parliamentary Constituency through video conferencing from New Delhi
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Renuka Singh, Union minister of state for tribal affairs was seen in a video threatening district administration officials in Congress-ruled Chhattisgarh(Manoj Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
Renuka Singh, Union minister of state for tribal affairs was seen in a video threatening district administration officials in Congress-ruled Chhattisgarh(Manoj Kumar/ Hindustan Times)

Central minister threatens to thrash Chhattisgarh officials with belt

By Ritesh Mishra | Hindustan Times, Raipur
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2020 08:15 AM IST
The minister was enraged after Dilip Gupta, a resident of Balarampur district, had accused the chief executive officer and tehsildar of the district panchayat of assaulting him in a quarantine centre in the area after he complained of poor arrangements.
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India witnessed the biggest ever spike of 6,767 positive cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of COVID-19 cases to 1,31,868, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.(PTI)
India witnessed the biggest ever spike of 6,767 positive cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of COVID-19 cases to 1,31,868, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.(PTI)

Doubling rate of Covid-19 cases currently over 13 days: Harsh Vardhan

By Asian News International| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 24, 2020 09:05 PM IST
The Union Minister said that the nationwide lockdown was imposed in the country at the opportune moment as compared to other countries where it was imposed either late or partially.
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Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has urged Nitin Gadkari to grant funds for projects and early clearance to 69 highways in the hill state.(HT Photo)
Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has urged Nitin Gadkari to grant funds for projects and early clearance to 69 highways in the hill state.(HT Photo)

CM seeks 536 cr for 17 roads, 10 bridges in Himachal

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Shimla
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2020 10:09 PM IST
The CM said that in view of the density of vehicular traffic on national highways, it was crucial that periodic renewal and maintenance of these roads be ensured
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The absence of a scientific understanding of the virus and the need for physical distancing could accentuate the crisis(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
The absence of a scientific understanding of the virus and the need for physical distancing could accentuate the crisis(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)

The (un)scientific temper of India | Opinion

By Prajval Shastri & Sharachchandra Lele
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2020 08:39 PM IST
Despite embracing advanced technologies, Indians are unable to think scientifically
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Covid lockdown: Supply of veggies begins in Panchkula sectors, but vendors accused of overcharging

By Yuvraj Kaushal | Hindustan Times, Panchkula, Panchkula
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2020 01:10 AM IST
Residents also complain of calls to supervisors going unanswered, skewed distribution of vendors among sectors
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File image of Praful Patel(AFP)
File image of Praful Patel(AFP)

‘Doing far bigger things than what meets the eye’: Praful Patel

By Bhargab Sarmah | New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 17, 2020 08:41 AM IST
During the interaction, Patel said India hosting the FIFA U-17 World Cup in 2017 and the women’s edition in the age-group later this year, will have long-term benefits.
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Former SAD MP Paramjit Kaur Gulshan with rebel Akali leader and Rajya Sabha MP Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa in Bathinda on Saturday.(HT PHOTO)
Former SAD MP Paramjit Kaur Gulshan with rebel Akali leader and Rajya Sabha MP Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa in Bathinda on Saturday.(HT PHOTO)

Former Akali Dal MP Paramjit Kaur Gulshan joins Dhindsa camp in Bathinda

By HT Correspondent, Bathinda
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2020 03:05 PM IST
Former Youth Akali Dal leader Bhola Singh Gillpatti also joined the rebel camp while Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa claimed Sukhbir Singh Badal is running the party like a dictator
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Centre allows Punjab to shift 12 lakh tonnes of old rice to UP

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2020 10:18 PM IST
Union food minister Ram Vilas Paswan announced this after a meeting with Punjab’s food and civil supplies minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu to discuss the storage problem in the state.
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Minister of state for finance and corporate affairs Anurag Thakur addressing mediapersons at CII’s northern region headquarters in Sector 31, Chandigarh, on Sunday.(HT PHOTO)
Minister of state for finance and corporate affairs Anurag Thakur addressing mediapersons at CII’s northern region headquarters in Sector 31, Chandigarh, on Sunday.(HT PHOTO)

Centre aims to make India 3rd largest economy by 2025: Anurag Thakur

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2020 12:28 AM IST
Union minister Says Vivad se Vishwas scheme will resolve 90% pending tax cases
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PGIMER postpones convocation owing to renovation work

By Amanjeet Singh Salyal | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2020 01:10 AM IST
PGIMER director, Dr Jagat Ram, said the convocation ceremony which was held in February last year will be held after August this year
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Centre plans to send 40 ministers to Jammu & Kashmir in April for another outreach following the nullification of the Constitution’s Article 370(ANI Photo)
Centre plans to send 40 ministers to Jammu & Kashmir in April for another outreach following the nullification of the Constitution’s Article 370(ANI Photo)

Second batch of ministers to visit J-K in April

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 21, 2020 03:03 AM IST
The second such outreach since January after Parliament’s Budget session ends in April is being planned as the Centre and the Jammu & Kashmir administration are finalising a new domicile policy for the region to protect employment for locals and restrict the sale of land to outsiders.
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