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Priyanka at Pakur, Jharkhand

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra slams Centre over shutting of factories, loss of jobs

The Congress leader called out the govt's hypocrisy, saying it was promising economic packages and employment, while in reality, factories were being shut.
File photo of Narendra Modi and Amit Shah | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

E-rallies, WhatsApp groups, nukkad meets — how BJP plans digital poll campaign in pandemic

BJP has lined up virtual rallies of its ministers such as Amit Shah and Nitin Gadkari in Bihar and MP, respectively.
A file photo of Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot. | Photo: ANI

States tackled Covid crisis on their own for 2 months, Modi govt should help now: Ashok Gehlot

At Off The Cuff, Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot said Modi govt made a 'blunder' by announcing lockdown with 4-hr notice, it failed to gauge problems of people, especially migrants.
Anandabazar Patrika office in Kolkata, and editor Anirban Chattopadhyay: Image: ThePrint Team

Media freedom in Bengal questioned as ABP editor quits after Mamata attack, police summons

Mamata hit out at ‘Anandabazar Patrika’ & police summoned editor Anirban Chattopadhyay in a 2-month-old case on 27 May. He didn’t meet the police and resigned.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi | INC | Twitter

Can govt confirm that no Chinese troops have entered India?: Rahul Gandhi

The Congress leader asked the govt to come clean on the border standoff with China and tell the country what exactly is happening.
BJP president J.P. Nadda | Photo: ANI

How BJP chief Nadda planned 500 ‘rallies’, spreading PM message, Covid outreach in lockdown

Nadda has been taking stock of various issues, including migrant crisis & Bihar poll preparations. He also wants to step up party activities in J&K amid the lockdown.
Political strategist Prashant Kishor | PTI file

Congress in talks with Prashant Kishor for upcoming bypolls in MP, says MLA PC Sharma

Kishor also worked for the party in the previous Assembly election in MP. He would help the party in candidate selections and poll issues, Sharma added.
BJP working president Jagat Prakash Nadda addresses a press conference, at BJP headquarters in New Delhi on 10 Nov, 2019 | Photo: PTI

Debutant councillor replaces Manoj Tiwari as Delhi BJP chief, local brass ‘surprised’

Starting the process of setting up his own national team, BJP president Nadda appointed state unit presidents of Delhi, Manipur and Chhattisgarh Tuesday. 
BJP leader and Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's grandnephew Chandra Kumar Bose | Photo: Commons

Netaji’s grandnephew Chandra Bose dropped as Bengal BJP V-P for ‘speaking up against CAA’

Chandra Kumar Bose says Modi a tall leader but BJP has become a machine to win polls, topple govts. Bengal BJP says he was dropped with 2021 elections in mind.
D.K. Shivakumar will take charge as Karnataka Congress president on 7 June | Photo: ANI

Congress can take leaf out of RSS-BJP book on cadres, market itself better: DK Shivakumar

D.K. Shivakumar, set to formally take over as Karnataka Congress chief, says RSS-BJP’s cadre-based training has helped them gain political advantage, promises to bring his party back to power.

On Camera

File image of PM Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping | Wikimedia Commons

China’s on India’s side in Pangong, Hot Springs. ‘Difference in perception’ line suits it

China has, over the years, specialised in salami slicing. In Sept 2017, then Army chief Bipin Rawat had cautioned that China was silently taking over territory.

Harsh Vardhan questions Delhi govt: Is Arvind Kejriwal failing in handling Covid-19 crisis?

Union health minister Harsh Vardhan Thursday raised concerns about rising Covid cases and low testing levels in Delhi.

Defence

File image of soldiers of the Indian Army and China's People's Liberation Army | Photo: ANI

India, China army commanders to meet tomorrow. These are the issues 14 Corps chief will raise

14 Corps Commander Lt Gen Harinder Singh is scheduled to meet China’s Southern Xinjiang Military District chief at Chushul-Moldo border personnel meeting point Saturday.

The Chinese are so predictable, Modi & Shah should’ve seen them coming on 5 August 2019

India should’ve anticipated the Chinese appearance in Ladakh, even the timing of it, when the status of Jammu & Kashmir was changed.