Thursday, 6 October, 2022
TopicBJP-JD(U) alliance

Topic: BJP-JD(U) alliance

‘Pol-khol’: Bihar BJP plans rallies to ‘expose JD(U) lie factory’ about alliance split

Justifying its split with BJP, JD(U) has claimed that PM Modi inducted then party leader R.C.P. Singh into Union cabinet without Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's consent.

‘Thank you’ Chirag, Sushil Modi, Pradhan, RCP: 4 Shah-Nadda gambles that cost BJP power in Bihar

BJP badly missed Arun Jaitley in dealing with Nitish Kumar, especially when it was also trying to consolidate and expand in Bihar.

Deliver & don’t crib — Amit Shah ‘tells’ Bihar BJP leaders to fix relationship with JD(U)

Home minister Amit Shah interacted with MPs & MLAs while in Patna Sunday for meet of BJP's frontal organisations. Party and ally JD(U) have been airing differences on host of issues.

BJP cries foul as Patna district admin hits party turf with bulldozers to raze ‘illegal’ homes

17 bulldozers & 2,000 cops deployed to demolish 75 allegedly illegal houses in Patna's Rajiv Nagar Sunday. BJP leaders link action to conflicts between their party & JD(U).

‘Bullets fired, land grabbed, liquor’ — no end to controversies for Nitish govt

Some allege CM Nitish Kumar’s reaction to controversies has been subdued of late, especially since BJP emerged as senior alliance partner. But JD(U) defends CM.

Why Nitish’s JD(U) and BJP are compelled to stay in ‘unhappy marriage’, despite public sniping

Nitish seems to be facing more opposition from the BJP than he is from rival parties, on a multitude of issues, and not much of it is being kept under wraps by either side.

Left parties allege irregularities in final stages of vote counting in Bihar

The three Left parties — CPI, CPI (Marxist) and CPI (Marxist-Leninist) — said they will take up the issue with the EC along with other partners of the Bihar Mahagathbandhan.

In Bihar, BJP likely to get more cabinet berths but Nitish Kumar will be CM

BJP now has more seats than JD(U) in Bihar’s 243-seat assembly, a fact that will likely result in the national party having a greater representation in the new state government.

BJP’s 19 lakh-job promise and Nitish Kumar’s ‘goods wagon’

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Six takeaways from the Bihar election results

In Episode 615 of ‘Cut the Clutter’, ThePrint’s editor-in-chief Shekhar Gupta elaborates on some of the key political takeaways from the Bihar election results.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched 5G services at 6th Indian Mobile Congress 1 October 2022 | Representational image | The Print

Data vs atta, petrol, LPG: How dirt-cheap mobile internet contrasts with surging food, fuel prices

Analysis of govt data shows that while price of mobile data is one-twentieth of what it was 6 yrs ago, LPG price is up 73%, atta prices up by over 28%.

Defence

Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

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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