Monday, 20 August, 2018

Politics

Tripura Governor Tathagata Roy announces Vajpayee is dead, then deletes tweet

Roy is known to shoot his mouth off and has often been criticised for behaving more like a BJP leader rather than the Governor of state.
Narendra Modi on Google search

One graph that captures 50 months of ‘Modi Magic’ on Google

Rahul Gandhi’s hug may have made big news but it’s Aadhaar and Supreme Court collegium that showed steady search interest.
BSP supremo Mayawati addresses a press conference in Lucknow | PTI

Congress analysts say UPA could touch 200 in Lok Sabha polls with help from Mayawati

The two parties begin formal talks on a possible alliance; BSP demands 39 seats across six states besides Uttar Pradesh.

First live coverage of BJP’s flag-hoisting by DD News ends up showing Amit Shah gaffe

Norms say DD and All India Radio are mandated to cover live only government events, not those of political parties.
Narendra Modi

Dear PM Modi, women of the armed forces have had permanent commission for years

PM Modi's I-Day 'gift' of permanent commission for women of the short service commission was widely hailed but off the mark.
AAP leaders Arvind Kejriwal, Prashant Bhushan, Manish Sisodia and Yogendra Yadav in, 2014 | Sushil Kumar/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

Some expelled, some resigned: Ashutosh joins a long list of leaders who’ve left AAP

Differences with party boss Arvind Kejriwal, 'irregularities' in ticket distribution for Delhi polls among factors that led to past exits.
File photo of Ashutosh | Sonu Mehta/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

Ashutosh’s resignation from AAP reflects poorly on Kejriwal’s ability as team leader

Party leader says his exit is a 'warning bell' for seniors, other say only two-three people take all the decisions.
Narendra Modi

Tired of fake achhe din, people want sachhe din: Congress on PM Modi’s speech

Congress censures Modi's Independence Day speech to be 'hollow', and challenges him to have an open debate with Rahul Gandhi.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi | Manvender Vashist/PTI

Modi govt to observe September as National Nutrition Month

The National Nutrition Mission aims to bring down stunting of children in the age bracket of 0-6 years from 38.4% in 2018 to 25% by 2022.

Arvind Kejriwal says will not accept AAP leader Ashutosh’s resignation

AAP insiders claim Ashutosh was 'angry' over being denied a Rajya Sabha ticket by the party.

Indian Army reforms: Cutting administrative flab or needless downsizing?

Army chief General Bipin Rawat is set to issue orders to reduce personnel at the Army Headquarters (AHQ) in New Delhi. The move is being viewed as an indirect a...
Imran Khan, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Nawaz Shariff

Outing a personal secret as a lesson for Imran: Featuring Vajpayee, Nawaz & a bit of me

Nawaz Sharif made a dramatic bid for peace with Vajpayee but was tripped by Pakistan’s army. It won’t be different for Imran.