Tuesday, 19 June, 2018

Politics

Minister of State, Law and Justice, and Corporate Affairs, P.P. Chaudhary | YouTube

There’ll be no change in process to select CJI: P.P. Chaudhary on Justice Gogoi elevation

The Union minister of state for law denies the Modi government has been lackadaisical in appointing judges to high courts.
Manohar Parrikar

Parrikar says the fight against colonial rule still not over

The Goa chief minister was referring to people living in evacuee properties of Mayem village in the state.
Rahul Gandhi

Hooda and Tanwar are giving Rahul Gandhi a Haryana headache

Congress is far from getting its act together before 2019 as a turf war between former CM Bhupinder Hooda and state party chief Ashok Tanwar is only getting worse.
Congress leaders Digvijaya Singh (second from right) and Kamal Nath (third from right)

Congress makes Amit Shah-inspired changes, prepares for ‘BJP-mukt’ Madhya Pradesh

Kamal Nath-led state party unit effects structural grassroots changes to tackle BJP's organisational strength; Digvijaya Singh gives unity tough talk.
Members of IAS association of the AGMUT cadre, (L-R) address a press conference to refute claims made against IAS officers for being on strike | Vijay Verma/PTI

Delhi IAS officers counter AAP’s claim of strike by officers

Say officers are being 'targeted and victimised' and blame 'abnormal situation' for forcing them to address the press.
Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee denies Muslim appeasement, says love all communities

Banerjee's statement comes after she made Niti Aayog postpone its meeting due to Eid.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal | Commons

What strike, we are all in office: Delhi’s IAS officers counter AAP govt’s ‘lies’

Contrary to claims of the Arvind Kejriwal government, ThePrint found most bureaucrats in their offices, working.

Here are 4 of the most politically charged World Cup games ever played

As FIFA kick-starts in Russia, amidst protests over Russia supporting Bashar al-Assad 's regime in Syria, here are some the most politically charged sporting events.
Lingayat and Veerashaivas

Lingayats, Veerashaivas join hands to lobby for berths in Karnataka cabinet

Sources confirmed that a meeting is scheduled for 17 June in Bengaluru where senior Lingayat and Veerashaiva leaders are expected to iron out their differences.
Police personnel lathicharge on an activist during the 'Bharat Bandh' by Dalit organisations, in Varanasi Monday. | PTI

Interaction with police highest among Muslims, least for Dalits and women, shows study

According to the study, which sought to analyse the perception of police along state and community lines, the rich and well-to-do were twice as likely as the poor to have sought police help or contacted them.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Deputy CM Manish Sisodia, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders Satyendra Kumar Jain and Gopal Rai during a sit-in protest at Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal’s residence

Why Arvind Kejriwal is not Sheila Dikshit and Narendra Modi is not Vajpayee

The capital transformed under a Congress government in Delhi and an NDA government at the centre. But, Kejriwal is not Sheila Dikshit and Modi is not Vajpayee.
Illustration by Arindam Mukherjee | ThePrint

Thanks to Modi govt’s woolly-headedness, it’s 1993 in Kashmir again

Both countries treat Kashmir as a blood feud, and they will continue the fight till the last Kashmiri.