Saturday, 15 December, 2018

Politics

Prasar Bharati CEO said that the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh wasn't a sign that dissent is being muzzled in India

There is no muzzling of dissent in the country: Prasar Bharati CEO

Shashi Shekhar Vempati said mainstream media was feeding off the frenzy created on social media.
Journalist Gauri Lankesh

Gauri Lankesh murder: Nervous BJP deploys big guns to counter allegations

The party has deployed big guns to thwart criticism from the Opposition.
Rahul Gandhi addressing a crowd

Questions over his leadership may delay Rahul Gandhi’s elevation

Members of the Indian National Congress are questioning the potential elevation of Rahul Gandhi as party president given a perceived lack of leadership skills.
The graphic shows how five ministers in the Union Cabinet hail from around Varanasi

PM’s Varanasi catchment takes Union Cabinet by storm

Each of the five MPs along the 300-km highway corridor on either side of Varanasi is now a Union minister.
The newly sworn in ministers of the government stand with the Prime Minister, President and Vice President

Cabinet reshuffle marks the rise of new generation within BJP

Nirmala Sitharaman is defence minister, Piyush Goyal has been moved from power to railways and Nitin Gadkari gets to handle water resources and Ganga ministry.
Vijay Rupani speaks during an interview on Gujarat elections in 2017

Fortunately Congress has witnessed a split ahead of Gujarat polls, says CM Vijay Rupani

The Gujarat CM tells ThePrint's Pragya Kaushika is pretty confident of having handled Gujarat's administration well enough ahead of the upcoming polls in the state.
Amit Shah addressing a rally and Kamraj with Lal Bahadur Shastri and J Nehru

The Union Cabinet reshuffle could be in line with Kamaraj Plan

Ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, BJP chief chalks out a major overhaul in the organisational structure

Upset Madhesis say India no longer backs their agenda

Many leaders feel India has dropped the issue of Madhesi rights in Nepal’s constitutional scheme and reverted its diplomatic focus on ‘appeasing Kathmandu’

Amit Shah’s new mantra — reduce dependence on allies like Shiv Sena

Amit Shah is working on strengthening the organisation in states where BJP has formed government with support from NDA partners

Model village scheme: 8 Union ministers among 100 MPs who met only 20% of target

Reports accessed by ThePrint show that ministers like Bandaru Duttatreya, J.P. Nadda, Rajiv Pratap Rudy and Prakash Javadekar have performed poorly

Modi’s BJP is not just Congress + cow, but it is Congress + cow + Indira Gandhi

Young Indians bought new hope & optimism of Brand Modi in 2014. Now they're confused & angry as BJP government turns out to be Indira-era Congress, plus a cow.