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RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav Twitter | @yadavtejashwi

‘Lalu aa jayega’ thought still haunts Biharis. Tejashwi can’t win youth with IAS ambitions

The JDU, too, like the BJP, believes in the politics of empowerment and Nitish Kumar as Bihar’s CM has worked on the vision of ‘Sabka saath, sabka vikas’.
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Why the ‘Impossible Trinity’ is pushing RBI toward strengthening the rupee

RBI has signalled that letting rupee strengthen is least bad option as economy shifts from being a global growth hotspot to a Covid hotbed.


Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh meets his US counterpart Mark Esper at his office in South Block Monday | Twitter | @rajnathsingh

India & US agree on deeper cooperation in Indo-Pacific as Rajnath meets Mark Esper

The hour-long meeting between Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and his US counterpart Mark Esper came a day before the bilateral 2+2 ministerial dialogue in Delhi.
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Trump or Biden? Doesn’t matter to India-US ties as they’re in a full, strategic embrace

Pompeo & Esper’s visit to India for the 2+2 talks is proof that old hypocrisies are history, and supreme national interest has again driven a strategic choice.