Saturday, 25 June, 2022
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Topic: BJP Rajasthan

Training camp on voting? BJP shifts Rajasthan MLAs to resort days before Rajya Sabha polls

Move comes days after Congress sent its legislators to an Udaipur resort in an apparent bid to avoid poaching. Five candidates in fray against four Rajya Sabha vacancies in state.

BJP infighting ‘another stolen idea’, and what 8th anniversary of Modi govt means for common man

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From Modi mimic to AAP leader — why standup comic Shyam Rangeela took political plunge

Best known as a contestant of ‘The Great Indian Laughter Challenge’ in 2017, Shyam Rangeela has joined AAP in his home state Rajasthan, says his comedy will remain independent.

Sun may set for BJP leaders who don’t toe party line — Amit Shah’s ‘signal’ for Vasundhara Raje

At BJP meeting in Jaipur, Amit Shah sends clear signal to Vasundhara Raje, who is feuding with state chief Satish Poonia: 'Fight polls as a team, don’t think about CM post'.

New Rajasthan govt law triggers political furore, BJP accuses it of promoting child marriage

Several BJP leaders call amendment a direct violation of the law against child marriages, but govt says it’s only a ‘technical’ change to an existing law.

Resort politics back in Rajasthan, BJP shifts candidates to hotels ahead of civic poll results

BJP leaders, however, officially say they have kept candidates in hotels to train them ‘on how to vote during the election of chairman in case they win’.

People have rejected Congress’ misrule, says Rajasthan BJP chief after civic polls results

Both Congress and the BJP got clear majority in two municipal corporations each after the state EC Tuesday declared the election results of six corporations in Jaipur, Kota and Jodhpur.

Raje ‘upset’ as new Rajasthan BJP executive committee has more detractors than loyalists

Ex-CM Vasundhara Raje met top leadership in Delhi and is learnt to have expressed displeasure as new panel mostly includes Satish Poonia loyalists and leaders with RSS background.

Why BJP failed to power through Rajasthan political crisis the way it did in Madhya Pradesh

After Sachin Pilot’s reunion with the Gandhis, it is almost certain that Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot will have the last laugh in a test of strength on the floor of the House.

New plea in Rajasthan HC challenges speaker’s decision on BSP MLAs joining Congress

BJP MLA Madan Dilawar Tuesday filed a fresh plea in the Rajasthan High Court after it dismissed his earlier petition as 'having become infructuous' post the speaker's order.

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Not Russia, a point-less Wimbledon 2022 affects young tennis players most

Young underdogs have often defeated tennis titans. But Wimbledon 2022 removing ranking points sets them back instead of making a geopolitical impact.
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‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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