Tuesday, 4 October, 2022
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Topic: BJP government

Don’t we have own freedom fighters? — Kannada groups question BJP govt on ‘Savarkar’ flyover

Numerous organisations have hit out at decision to name a flyover in Yelahanka after Hindutva icon Veer Savarkar, saying BJP govt is only appeasing its political bosses.

Wealth creation in Economic Survey: Slowdown forces Modi govt to shed ‘suit-boot’ fear?

With “wealth creation” as the central theme of 2020 Economic Survey, Modi govt has harked back to its capitalist orientation in the backdrop of an economic slowdown.

Economist, Soros: Has Hindu nationalism increased global criticism of India or bad economy?

The Economist criticised the Modi govt in its latest cover story titled ‘Intolerant India’ while billionaire George Soros said Modi was creating a 'Hindu nationalist state' at Davos.

On NRC’s 19 lakhs, Modi govt must not ignore Sardar Patel’s advice on citizenship

Modi government knows its distortions of India’s framework for refugees won’t stand the constitutional test. So, it falls back on Hindutva.

Data doesn’t support Amit Shah’s claim that Article 370 deprived J&K of development

Despite being ruled by BJP for the longest time, Hindi belt states lag far behind Jammu & Kashmir on education and various other indicators.

BJP will take charge in Karnataka next week, says a ‘confident’ Muralidhar Rao

BJP national general secretary P Muralidhar Rao said the party expects the Congress-JD(S) coalition to lose the trust vote in the Karnataka Assembly on Thursday.

Modi govt’s MUDRA is feeding dreams of your local beautician, grocer… and bad loans

Launched in April 2015, MUDRA has managed to meet the aspirations of entrepreneurs across India. But it may also be fuelling an NPA crisis.

BJP conspired to sell Chilika lake, we stopped it, claims Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik accused the BJP-run Central government of conspiring to sell the Chilika lake as part of its plan to build a water aerodrome.

BJP reacts to a soldier’s death only if it brings in votes, says brother of slain BSF jawan

Family of T. Alex Lalminlun, a BSF soldier who was killed in action on 1 April, has come out to charge the ruling BJP government in Manipur of apathy.

Maharashtra farmer suicides have nearly doubled under BJP govt, drought to blame

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis says his govt has tried to handle the drought situation, but any farmer suicide remains a matter of concern.

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Beneficiaries of the PM-GKAY PDS centre in Odisha | Representational image | ANI

Free grains, fuel tax deferred – Gujarat, HP on its mind, Modi govt puts politics over economy

RBI's rate hike also among decisions announced last week that might pay political dividends in state polls, but could come with commensurate economic costs, say economists.

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The LCH is designed with stealth features such as reduced visual, aural, radar and infrared signatures | Photo: IAF

Prachand, India’s new Light Combat Helicopter, doesn’t yet have main arsenal or protection suite

IAF inducted new helicopter Monday, but it'll get anti-tank guided missile only by mid-2023, while air-to-air missiles haven't yet been ordered, it is learnt.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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