Thursday, 1 December, 2022
TopicBikram Singh Majithia

Topic: Bikram Singh Majithia

Behind the ‘meek surrender’: Months-long negotiations between Kejriwal & Majithia

It was Kejriwal’s team which is believed to have first approached Majithia and the SAD leadership in an attempt to bury the hatchet.

An Apology of a Party: AAP, which set out to save India, is struggling to save itself now

The foundation on which AAP was built has all but crumbled. And its promise of changing the system and saving India is now a fading memory.

Timeline: Kejriwal has apologised but Punjab’s Majithia has a pretty ‘murky’ past

He faces allegations of having links with drug smugglers in Punjab and has filed a series of defamation cases against politicians and media in this connection.

Harish Khare quits as Tribune editor-in-chief after a tumultuous few months

Khare was at the centre of the storm when the newspaper reported on the easy access to Aadhaar data, as well as the public apology to Bikram Singh Majithia.

Arvind Kejriwal retracts allegations against Punjab SAD leader Majithia

In 2016, Kejriwal said he would ‘drag’ Majithia to jail for his alleged role in Punjab drug racket, prompting the latter to file defamation suit against him.

Craven apology to Majithia has buried The Tribune seven fathoms deep

Though The Tribune trust has swiftly removed the president who ordered the apology, it has forfeited a reputation built over more than a century.

Anger over Majithia apology sees J&K gov Vohra take over as Tribune trust chief

Editor-in-Chief Harish Khare ‘offered to quit’ after Tribune trust forced apology; president Sodhi replaced with N.N. Vohra at 3 November meeting.

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Congress MP Shashi Tharoor (Photo/ANI)

Operation ‘Discipline Tharoor’ failed in Kerala. But battle against Pinarayi won’t be easy

If his attacks on Modi and the BJP are any indication, Tharoor would rather be measured than go all-out, especially as an exponent of positive politics.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

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.