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Why 100 UP BJP MLAs are upset with Yogi, and questioning his ‘zero-tolerance’ on corruption

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Why 100 UP BJP MLAs are upset with Yogi, and questioning his ‘zero-tolerance’ on corruption

BJP MLAs in Uttar Pradesh are up in arms against Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, with his detractors calling for the formation of an “MLAs’ union”. They question his claims about “zero tolerance against corruption”, and are publicly criticising the “attitude” of the UP police, reports Prashant Srivastava.

PM Modi warns pharma companies not to bribe doctors with women, foreign trips and gadgets

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met senior officials from top India’s top drug-makers on 2 January and warned them to strictly adhere to marketing ethics, and not to bribe doctors with women, foreign trips or gadgets, reports Himani Chandna.

Under Modi-Shah, BJP is back to being the Bharatiya ‘Baniya’ Party

BJP under Modi-Shah is returning to its protectionist, anti-MNC, technophobic old notions, underlining that strong governments can also be more risk-averse, writes Shekhar Gupta.

Davinder Singh tortured me, told me I had to do small job for him: Afzal Guru letter

Afzal Guru, the 2001 Parliament attack convict who was hanged on 9 February 2013, had alleged that Davinder Singh and other Jammu and Kashmir police officers introduced him to one of the men who attacked Parliament, reports Ananya Bhardwaj. Singh was named by Guru in a letter that he wrote to his lawyer Sushil Kumar from Tihar jail.

All that remains for Pakistan now is to hope Gen Bajwa doesn’t turn out to be Gen Ayub Khan

Pakistani politicians, who once pushed for control over policy-making, have accepted that they can’t have that power. So, they chose to hand it over to the military, writes Husain  Haqqani.

Modi govt wants Bangladesh to buy imported onions after states withdraw demand

The Narendra Modi government asked Bangladesh to procure the onions that India has imported after a majority of states withdrew their demand for the commodity, reports Samyak Pandey.

Bollywood Khans not silent. They speak up through films – Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali to Chak De!

Deepika Padukone standing in solidarity with JNU students made Indians question Shah Rukh, Salman and Aamir over their silence. But the Khans of Bollywood have always spoken out through their films, if not in words, writes Kaveree Bamzai.

 

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1 COMMENT

  1. Great to have zero tolerance against corruption
    As honest tax payers money being swindled by the UPA government and a puppet PM Manmohan, it is heartening to see the anti corrupt government
    Initiative against Doctor-Pharma cartel also needs to be scrutinised
    The only other request – please refrain from favouritism to Reliance and Adani

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