Sunday, 22 May, 2022
TopicBharatiya Janata Party

Topic: Bharatiya Janata Party

Omar Abdullah calls for dissolution of J&K assembly, demands fresh elections in state

Abdullah tweets that even senior BJP leader admits that the party cannot be trusted not to 'horsetrade for government formation.'

After poor bypoll show, BJP rushes to placate ally Akali Dal

After sustained demand from Sikh groups, the BJP government launches the Special Financial Assistance for Sewa Bhoj Yojana.

TDP resolves to realign ahead of 2019, stand with united opposition against BJP

At a three-day conclave, TDP passes a resolution saying regional parties have an understanding that they will come together to protect interests of the states.

Akshay Kumar deletes old tweets on petrol price hike, but public memory isn’t that short

Modi government does not take kindly to criticism. Those who do it are labelled anti-national, anti-sanksari.

Surprise twist in India’s state elections deflates stocks rally

With BJP leading in 104 of the 222 seats that voted 12 May, the election may result in a hung assembly, paving the way for the JD(S) to play kingmaker in forming a coalition government.

TalkPoint: After the Supreme Court judgment, will politics over death of Judge Loya revive or subside?

Experts weigh in on the Supreme Court's decision today to not order inquiry into Judge Loya's death.

Off the Cuff with Ram Madhav

This edition of 'Off The Cuff' saw National General Secretary, BJP Ram Madhav in conversation with ThePrint Chairman & Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta and Editor, Opinion...

BJP brokers three-point deal with Patidars to end reservation stir in Gujarat

As part of the deal, a commission to examine reservation demands is set to be set up, and cases against Patidars involved in agitation...

Gender budget proves govt only pays lip service to women’s empowerment

The Gender Budget Statement shows Rs 31,390 crore allocated to women-only schemes, but over two-thirds of these are generic schemes like the PM Awas...

Gauri Lankesh murder: We are witnessing the battle for the second Republic of India

When fake news, alternative facts, trolling and vituperative abuse are now the new normal, public space is no longer for the faint-hearted.

On Camera

YourTurn

Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
An attendant refills a two-wheeler with fuel at a petrol pump in New Delhi Saturday | ANI

Under fire for spiraling inflation, Modi govt announces excise duty cut on fuels, LPG subsidy

It has also decided to enhance the fertiliser subsidy for farmers, and reduce import duty on some raw materials. ‘It is always people first for us!’ tweets prime minister.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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