Saturday, 26 November, 2022
TopicBharatiya Janata Party

Topic: Bharatiya Janata Party

Cornering YSRCP, alliance in Telangana — what’s in it for TDP, BJP if Naidu returns to NDA fold

TDP endorsed NDA candidate in presidential polls & party chief Chandrababu Naidu met PM Modi this month on the same day as his son met Amit Shah, adding to buzz about alliance revival.

Rakesh Sachan — ‘controversial’ UP minister who pulled ‘disappearing’ act after guilty verdict

Lucknow: The recent disappearance of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) minister Rakesh Sachan from court, and his subsequent reappearance has caused much drama in Uttar...

Jaishankar on Tharoor turf, Meghwal in Amritsar: BJP gets cracking on seats where it lost in 2019

BJP has identified 144 Lok Sabha constituencies where it's 'weak' but can win in 2024 if an effort is made. Senior leaders have been assigned to look after & regularly visit these seats.

BJP, Modi’s ‘total politics’ stems from insecurity. They still don’t rule the power elite

Yogendra Yadav is wrong. BJP might have a hegemonic position in politics and economy, but it's not the same in moral and intellectual spaces.

Maharashtra: BJP prepares to stake claim to govt, hopes to wrap up nitty-gritty in 2 days

Rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde has said discussions with the BJP on the next cabinet or prospective ministers were yet to take place, but would happen soon.

Arab world angered over anti-Prophet remarks, India says act by ‘fringe elements’

Angered by anti-Islamic statements by BJP spokespersons, Kuwait, Qatar and Iran summoned Indian envoys and handed diplomatic notes expressing disappointment and condemnation.

This Gujarat BJP ex-rebel is Modi’s point person in Varanasi, key architect of wins since 2014

Sunil Oza quit BJP in 2007, rejoined in 2011, and was handpicked by PM to take responsibility of his seat Varanasi in 2014. He works in the background, but is known for astuteness.

Meghalaya governor Satya Pal Malik targets Centre again, says ‘Don’t mess with farmers’

Farmers can use violence if talks fail, protests will begin again if govt doesn’t take their rights seriously, said Malik at an event in Jodhpur Friday.

NRIs in the US asked me these 5 questions about Yogi Adityanath: Biographer

At various events across US, Indian diaspora from Harvard and Stanford asked me tough questions — from Yogi's electoral to policy success.

Jana Sangh was formed on this day 70 yrs ago. How its ideology is reflected in today’s BJP

The establishment of the BJS was significant as it was the foremost counter-measure to challenge the Nehruvian paradigm of politics and present an alternative paradigm.

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A general view of the opening ceremony of the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 17, 2022. Mast Irham/Pool via REUTERS

G20 presidency is India’s chance to fix power imbalances in artificial intelligence adoption

Without considering AI challenges across the world, equitably reaping its benefits will remain inadequate, leading to a more unequal and divisive future.
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How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

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.