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In Dalit outreach mode, BJP to hold national executive at Delhi’s Ambedkar centre

Party also set to discuss ways to court Dalits; latest meeting expected to be last before 2019 polls.

Gyan Dev Ahuja: The moustachioed ‘Muslim-hater’ BJP just dropped in Rajasthan

As BJP drops controversial Ramgarh MLA Gyan Dev Ahuja ahead of the assembly elections, here's all you need to know about him.

The Hindu & Muslim DJs behind India’s hate soundtrack

For the DJs of Jhansi, religion is irrelevant. Most of them are young boys looking to earn a quick buck and popularity. So, anything goes.
U.S. President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi embrace in Washington, DC | Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Donald Trump thought Narendra Modi is single and wanted to ‘set him up’

This is the latest in a long line of diplomatic faux pas committed by the US President, and might end up affecting relations between the two countries.
File image of M.K. Alagiri | PTI Photo/R Senthil Kumar

DMK family feud out in open after Karunanidhi’s death, Alagiri trains guns at Stalin

The development comes before DMK’s executive committee meeting where steps may be taken to elevate Stalin to lead the party.

‘Mail Today not obligated to carry content that fails its editorial standards’

Editor says cartoonist Satish Acharya has a right to creative differences, but to try to assign motives where none exist is unethical.
The roof of a house collapses following floods in Kerala | PTI

‘Who visited Kerala’s flood-hit first?’ BJP finds a way to score brownie points

Central tourism minister K.J. Alphons of the BJP takes on state finance minister Thomas Issac of the Left for not visiting his flood-hit constituency.

What Karnataka BJP leaders plan to do to stop Bengaluru air show from moving to Yogi’s UP

Will approach defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman, an MP from Karnataka, to lobby against the move, Rajeev Chandrasekhar says.
File image of Amit Shah | @AmitShah/Twitter

Amit Shah pushes for simultaneous elections in letter to law panel

Shah claims arguments holding two sets of polls against the federal structure of the country are baseless.
Manmohan Singh

Former PM Manmohan Singh says India lost a great leader with Somnath Chatterjee’s demise

In a letter addressed to Chatterjee's wife, Singh said the former Lok Sabha speaker was universally loved and respected.

On Camera

Congress headquarters

One in three people at Congress rallies may not have voted for the party: Lokniti-CSDS

Survey data from BJP and Congress rallies during 2019 election suggest that huge crowds are deceiving and don’t translate into votes in favour.
elections

Does Congress have a future in India after 2019 Lok Sabha election results?

The Congress party faced a crushing defeat in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections at the hands of Narendra Modi-led BJP.

Defence

An AN-32 aircraft of the Indian Air Force

IAF workhorse AN-32 gets a fuel that’s green and creates jobs for tribals

The IAF will now run its AN-32 transport aircraft on a blended bio-fuel partly derived from trees. It plans to widen the experiment over the next two years.
Graphic by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi era begins in politics as caste factor fades. Here’s why he won’t be easy to beat

BJP's Mandir politics has subsumed Mandal under Modi-Shah and created a pan-Hindu vote. Modi's challenger has to invent a new politics.