Sunetra Choudhury is the National Political Editor of the Hindustan Times. With over two decades of experience in print and television, she has authored Black Warrant (Roli,2019), Behind Bars: Prison Tales of India’s Most Famous (Roli,2017) and Braking News (Hachette, 2010). Sunetra is the recipient of the Red Ink award in journalism in 2016 and Mary Morgan Hewett award in 2018.
Articles by Sunetra Choudhury
The party emerged victorious in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, and Rajasthan, trouncing the Congress.
The new book by Sharmishtha Mukherjee explores her father, former President Pranab Mukherjee’s political journey from a lawmaker to country's top brass
Jyotiraditya Scindia whose move to BJP in 2020 saw it return to power after losing the 2018 elections, spoke to HT on stunning performance in MP and road ahead.
The BJP has changed its strategy – from avoiding the topic altogether, to an endorsement of the survey
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Ram temple in Ayodhya on January 22, with the first phase of construction to be completed by then.
The issue has been a rallying cry for the party, with Rahul Gandhi making it his single-point agenda at all his press conferences and public speeches
With Bihar releasing headline numbers of the caste survey on Monday, the movement appears to have acquired more momentum
It won’t be easy to draft a new Constitution for India today, one of India’s most respected jurists Fali Nariman writes in his new book “ You Must Know Your Constitution”.
The 81-year-old is feeling quietly confident about the upcoming five state assembly polls
Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge believes that the INDIA alliance will succeed in the upcoming elections, citing voting patterns and data. He also dismissed controversy over his absence from a recent G20 dinner, stating that he is of cabinet rank and not comparable to BJP party chief JP Nadda. Kharge also accused the BJP of using the upcoming special session of Parliament as a campaign tool. He expressed confidence in the alliance's unity and said that even if seat-sharing talks are 90% successful, the alliance will have an edge over the BJP. Kharge refused to comment on the topic of sanatana dharma.
The plane involved in the current debacle is a CC-150 Polaris, one of several modified Airbus A310-300 the Canadian armed forces uses for its VIPs.
The Indian G20 Sherpa Amitabh Kant was exhausted and relieved at having achieved what was considered impossible earlier last week -- a joint declaration.
The report, which is more than 1,000-pages long, is divided in two parts.
Bharatiya Janata Party’s parivartan yatras will mark the official launch of the election campaign in Rajasthan.
Gehlot said he is confident of repeating his 1998 feat of winning 153 seats in the 200-member Rajasthan assembly
Apart from face scans, other biometrics have also been collected from parliamentarians in case the facial recognition system fails.
YSRCP has decided to back the Narendra Modi government when it brings the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill, 2023.
Calls for the removal of Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh are growing after his government's response to a sexual assault case was deemed lax. A video of two women being assaulted and paraded naked went viral, prompting nationwide outcry. Singh, who is from the dominant Meitei community, has faced criticism for his handling of the case and his perceived bias towards his own community. Pressure on Singh has been mounting for some time, with some BJP leaders and opposition parties calling for his resignation.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee reserved her warmest reference for former Congress president Rahul Gandhi during her address, terming him “our favourite”
As HT reported on June 10, the BJP is attempting to recreate the old NDA in its 25th year anniversary
Union education minister Dharmendra Pradhan has said that the NCERT has removed “mischievous” topics from the textbooks during its rationalisation exercise.
In an interview with HT, Pradhan also said that a focus on mother tongue in early childhood education is necessary in a country such as India.
Many parties are eager to join the NDA and the NCP has just taken the lead, Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur said in Kangra on Tuesday.
NCP parliamentarian Praful Patel said he doesn’t acknowledge his sacking by Sharad Pawar as he had acted according to the wishes of party colleagues.
Praful Patel said the NCP's decision to tie up with BJP was being mulled over for the past year and even Sharad Pawar was aware of their moves
The announcement, likely in early July, is also expected to include new heads of all frontal organisations such as the National Students Union of India.
BJP's internal surveys reveal that voters give full credit to Modi government's housing for all scheme, but are indifferent about the Jal Jeevan Mission.
The BJP won 282 seats on its own in 2014, and the NDA together, 336; in 2019, the BJP won 303 and the NDA 352
The national transporter showcased an index based on the number of accidents per million train kilometres.