Wednesday, 15 August, 2018

Politics

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar | Arijit Sen/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

Muzaffarpur rapes reduce JD(U)’s bargaining power in Bihar, it’s advantage BJP now

JD(U) leaders view Rajnath’s offer of a CBI probe and  governor’s call for a speedy trial as BJP attempts to corner Nitish.
Mayawati

BSP chief Mayawati slams Uttar Pradesh government move to appoint ‘Lok Kalyan Mitras’

Mayawati says the government should instead fill various vacant posts at the state level and provide employment.
M Jawaharlal Nehru

Jawaharlal Nehru wasn’t a Pandit as he ate beef and pork, says BJP MLA

BJP MLA Gyan Dev Ahuja blamed the Nehru-Gandhi family for all the social evils prevailing in the country.
BJP President Amit Shah

Amit Shah attacks Mamata Banerjee and Rahul Gandhi over NRC issue

BJP president Amit Shah says TMC chief against NRC for 'vote-bank' politics, calls upon people to 'uproot' the government.
File image of Michelle Bachelet | Flickr

Sigh of relief as Bachelet replaces Kashmir-baiter Zeid Hussein as UNHRC chief

Bachelet, who earlier expressed concerns about India having to suffer cross-border terrorism, is seen in New Delhi as fair and objective observer.
China’s ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui sports a turban | Twitter

Chinese envoy wears a turban, evokes memories of Sikh parody during Doklam

Lui Zhaohui, China’s ambassador to India, travelled to Ludhiana and Amritsar this week.
Imran Khan

A cricket bat and Virat Kohli feature in Imran Khan’s first conversation with Indian envoy

Cross-border terrorism and Kashmir find their way in the talking points, but the positive note is upheld.
Arun Jaitley

Here’s why Arun Jaitley didn’t shake hands with PM Narendra Modi

The union minister, recovering after a kidney transplant, is following the ‘Namaste’ line of treatment that requires strict precautions.
Ram Madhav

Opposition wasn’t serious, even Congress had MPs missing: Ram Madhav after NDA’s RS win

What Amit Shah did was floor management. NDA secured more votes than what it actually has in the House says BJP’s Ram Madhav.
RSS-backed NGO files plea seeking equal inheritance rights for Muslim women

Why Muslim women will blame Congress for no progress on the triple talaq bill

The Congress’ position on the bill remains ambiguous with none of its leaders either endorsing or rejecting the amendment.

Finally, Bollywood has courage to look at Muslims as regular Indians & not terrorists

Anubhav Sinha's Mulk breaks Bollywood’s Sunny Deol-ised mould of the Muslim as a terrorist. It makes you feel an ordinary Muslim family’s fears, dilemmas and anger.