Wednesday, 29 June, 2022
TopicAnant Kumar Hegde

Topic: Anant Kumar Hegde

BJP MP accuses Twitter of ‘digital colonisation’, asks Modi to launch Indian rival

BJP MP Anant Kumar Hegde wrote to PM Modi after Twitter allegedly suspended his account over tweets regarding the Tablighi Jamaat.

Karnataka BJP backs Anantkumar Hegde, says his remarks on Gandhi ‘thought-provoking’

While BJP high command expresses displeasure at Hegde, state unit says MP represents a section of people who have a lot of questions on the freedom struggle.

Why BJP won’t discipline Anantkumar Hegde even though he’s a ‘rabble-rouser & hate-monger’

Anantkumar Hegde has claimed that BJP’s shock bid for power in Maharashtra was a planned operation to save central funds from Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress.

BJP leaders’ praise for Nathuram Godse rattles party, Amit Shah steps in to control damage

Senior leadership believes remarks could hurt BJP prospects in last phase of polling, initiates disciplinary action against 3 leaders, including Pragya Thakur.

EC considers action against BJP’s Anant Hegde for ‘hybrid’ remarks against Rahul Gandhi

Election Commission seeks video recording of rally in Karnataka, where Hegde made the remarks, to ascertain if he violated the model code of conduct.

Be calm, our Constitution has already been amended 101 times

The need for an overhaul of the Constitution has also been evidenced by the setting up of the National Commission to Review the Working of the Constitution (NCRWC) in 2000. Our Constitution has already been amended 101 times.

On Camera

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In a move to expand in US, Byju’s offers over $1 billion for edtech firm 2U

Byju’s is said to have made the offer of about $15 a share to 2U’s board last week. The offer represents a 61% premium to 2U’s closing price of $9.30 on Nasdaq on Tuesday.

Defence

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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.
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