Sunday, 2 October, 2022

Topic: AAP

Gujarat garba season meets elections. BJP, AAP release political songs

From songs on Ram Mandir, sanatan dharma, Modi's life journey to Kejriwal's promises, politics has hijacked garba nights in Gujarat.

Project Kejriwal in Gujarat is just new packaging of Modi’s ‘achhe din’

The BJP's ‘ek tak’ campaign led to it 25-year-long rule in Gujarat. Now it’s AAP's turn to say 'Ek moko Kejriwalne'.

As AAP leaders make beeline to Gujarat, BJP MPs to bond with workers over chai, ‘keep flock intact’

BJP has told MPs to ensure that 'no one leaves' the party' over not getting a ticket or any other grievance, and that there's greater involvement of party workers in activities.

Arvind Kejriwal isn’t a one-man army in Gujarat. Here are 3 new AAP poster boys

Over the last few weeks, these AAP leaders have upped their campaigns, travelling across the state to convince voters to give them — and their party — a chance.

‘Let AAP keep trying, but there’s no space for 3rd party in Himachal,’ says CM Jairam Thakur

Aam Aadmi Party is a pretender and Congress not much of a contender, clearing the way for a second term for BJP in poll-bound Himachal, according to Chief Minister Jairam Thakur.

‘Mumbai se Mohali’ – How TV news covered Chandigarh University ‘MMS kand’

In the absence of any clear picture, news channels looked at the ‘dirty picture’, as Zee News called it.

‘Drunk’ Mann deplaned at Frankfurt, says opposition. Punjab CM meets Kejriwal, AAP denies claims

Row over last-minute rescheduling of CM's flight from Frankfurt as opposition cites news reports to claim he was 'too drunk to walk', demands inquiry. AAP says such comments 'unethical.

AAP is a lazy and guilt-free version of the BJP

For all its talk of honesty, the Kejriwal-led party’s identity-free identity is anything but authentic.

AAP-ruled Punjab is missing the ‘Delhi model’ Kejriwal is promising in Gujarat and Himachal  

If BJP has the Gujarat model, AAP has the Delhi model. But the Chandigarh University video clip leak shows one has a glaring problem.

Gujarat challenge for Raghav Chadha now after steering AAP’s Punjab success

As AAP’s joint in-charge for poll-bound Gujarat, Chadha is expected to devise new strategies for taking on the ruling party in its fortress. Helping him will be Sandeep Pathak.

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Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.