Saturday, 19 January, 2019

Topic: BJP

College students protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in Dibrugarh| PTI

Angry allies, upset state units & voters up in arms: How BJP is unravelling in Northeast

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill push has left not just Assam, but entire region up in flames, putting it in a precarious position politically.
Chandrababu Naidu, Mamata Banerjee, Akhilesh Yadav, Tejashwi Yadav and others | PTI

Anti-BJP alliance is like Shiv ji ki baraat without a groom—and Modi knows it

India is mushrooming with Deve Gowda wannabes because being a former prime minister is better than being a former chief minister.

Karnataka crisis: Can horse-trading be checked or should it be accepted as part of politics?

The Karnataka Congress called a legislature party meeting Friday to address the issue of horse trading in the state and put up a show of strength. The...
Image of the post that went viral

BJP takes on #10YearChallenge ‘Modi style’, but fails

A collage post highlighting Modi government's success was first shared by Facebook page Nation with NaMo. BJP Karnataka shared the same.
Zameer Ahmed Khan with Karantaka CM Siddaramaiah | Facebook

Meet Zameer Ahmed Khan, the man who helped HD Kumaraswamy pull off (and survive) coups

Zameer Ahmed Khan is a former JD(S) leader who is now in the Congress.
Rahul Gandhi and Mamata Banerjee | Twitter

Rahul Gandhi writes letter of support to ‘Mamata Di’ for Kolkata rally

Rahul Gandhi won't be able to attend rally himself, but Congress leaders Mallikarjun Kharge and Abhishek Manu Singhvi will represent the party.
People dancing at a club in Delhi | ThePrint

Maharashtra govt considering bringing an ordinance against dance bars

A Supreme Court order has paved the way for reopening of dance bars, but the BJP-led state government is firm that such establishments cannot be allowed to operate.
Prime Minister with a Bollywood delegation | @karanjohar/Twitter

Narendra Modi looks at Bollywood’s ‘soft power’ for sequel to his government

Several film personalities are expected to attend Saturday's inauguration of film museum in Mumbai as Modi looks to them for endorsement.
Narendra Modi in traditional Nagaland headgear | Twitter

How BJP became an acceptable party in a Christian-majority state like Nagaland

The BJP may sweep northeast in 2019 polls but Narendra Modi is not the only reason.

Congress, BJP and every other party owe Dalits their land, not just khichdi

There can be no social change and revolution without addressing the livelihood concerns of Dalits.
Central transfers can make up some, not all, of the inequality in India (Representational image) | PTI

India needs to fix the growing inequality between poorer east and richer south

Social sector spending by the poorer states remains lower than in the better-off ones. If they are to catch up, this is the opposite of what it should be.

Karnataka crisis: Can horse-trading be checked or should it be accepted as part of politics?

The Karnataka Congress called a legislature party meeting Friday to address the issue of horse trading in the state and put up a show of strength. The Congress ...