Tuesday, 28 June, 2022

Topic: AIMIM

Bhagyanagar & Bhagyalakshmi — a 16th-century tale that’s found focus in Hyderabad’s 2020 poll

The lore surrounding Bhagyanagar and Bhagyalakshmi temple — which emerged as campaign pitches in the GHMC poll — dates back to the century Hyderabad was founded.

UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath pitches for renaming Hyderabad as ‘Bhagyanagar’

Adityanath slammed All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) over its Bihar MLA Akhtarul Iman's objection to the word "Hindustan" while taking the oath of office.

BJP plans mega Hyderabad show with Shah, Yogi and Nadda to campaign for local body polls

BJP has turned a mere local election for 150 GHMC seats into a star-studded affair in its bid to take on the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi.

In Hyderabad civic polls, test for TRS-AIMIM ‘friendship’ as BJP makes it key plank

They have never officially been in alliance, but ruling party TRS and AIMIM have been known to share a friendly relationship since Telangana was formed in 2014.

Yogendra Yadav is wrong to assume Owaisi’s AIMIM will be a ‘Muslim BJP’

Yogendra Yadav is afraid that if Muslims start voting for a Muslim-led party, then secular fronts will become just representatives of different castes.

The BJP does not want Owaisi, the BJP does not need Owaisi

The BJP’s aim is to invisibilise Muslims. Owaisi is a challenge to that project. 

Asaduddin Owaisi’s rise is just the opportunity Hindutva politics is waiting for

The idea that all Muslims must vote as a single bloc is as deeply abhorrent as the attempt to unite all Hindus in a vote bank.

Owaisi says Muslims ‘alienated’ in Mamata’s Bengal, but AIMIM yet to take call on 2021 polls

The performance of Owaisi’s AIMIM in Bihar — it won 5 of 20 seats — has intensified speculation about the Hyderabad MP’s plans for next year’s Bengal polls.

India’s Hindi belt politics has a southern challenger — Asaduddin Owaisi

The ‘Hyderabad ke mohalle ka leader’ is now being dubbed as ‘nearly king-maker’. Taking him lightly will only cost the Opposition.

What the Owaisi phenomenon says about Indian Muslims & future of ‘secular’ parties

In episode 616 of ‘Cut the Clutter’, ThePrint’s editor-in-chief Shekhar Gupta elaborates on the ‘paranoia’ among ‘secular parties’ over the rise of the Asaduddin Owaisi-led AIMIM in Bihar.

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Free power & no new taxes in AAP govt’s Punjab Budget, but fiscal consolidation roadmap missing

Finance Minister Harpal Singh Cheema emphasised improving ‘fiscal health’ and augmenting tax revenues in AAP govt's maiden Budget Monday, but outstanding debt expected to rise by 8.4%.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.