Thursday, 1 December, 2022
TopicBharatiya Jana Sangh

Topic: Bharatiya Jana Sangh

Why BJP is the rightful heir to the legacy of Ambedkar

Ambedkar's views on China show that he was a visionary diplomat, much better than the self-declared internationalist — Nehru, who wanted him out.

Demystifying ‘Integral Humanism’, the key philosophy that guides BJP and its govts 

The philosophy was propounded by Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya, an RSS pracharak who was also the secretary of the Bharatiya Jana Sangh, the forerunner of the BJP.

On this day 69 years ago, 200 leaders formed Jana Sangh. It is now the BJP

On 21 October 1951, delegates from all over the country congregated for a convention in central Delhi to form the Bharatiya Jana Sangh. Its later avatar is now ruling dozens of Indian states.

How to be responsible opposition amid China row? Congress can learn from 1960s’ Jana Sangh

Bharatiya Jana Sangh was one of the most vocal critics of the Congress government, but it didn’t mince words in supporting PM Nehru when he dealt with China.

On Camera

YourTurn

A group picture of Supreme court judges at Supreme Court in New Delhi | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Ambedkar rejected collegium system, said CJI supremacy on judges’ appointment is dangerous

In May 1949, the Constituent Assembly debated the Collegium system, only to reject it thrice. Now the SC is assuming that role once again.
Representational image | Reuters

India’s economic growth at 6.3% for second quarter, slower than previous months

Government capital spending increased more than 40% during the quarter as it stepped up expenditure on roads to railways, according to official data on Wednesday.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.