Monday, 4 July, 2022
TopicBL Santhosh

Topic: BL Santhosh

Are upper castes ‘savarna’ or ‘general category’? BJP picks a side amid agitation in Himachal

Himachal govt is under fire from upper caste groups for using the term ‘general category’ to refer to a panel for them. But ruling can’t afford to alienate Dalit voters either.

List corrupt officials, reach more voters — BJP gen secy Santhosh’s prescription for Haryana

Santhosh met state’s BJP brass for a brainstorming session in Panchkula last weekend. Assembly polls are over 2 years away, but Haryana holds municipal polls in May.

How BL Santhosh has finally trumped Yediyurappa & is now BJP’s go-to man in Karnataka

The two leaders have a history of acrimony, but since Yediyurappa’s ouster, Santhosh’s influence, control and authority in the Karnataka BJP is only growing by the day.

BJP’s big social media counter — BL Santhosh tells IT cell to plug Yogi & Modi schemes

BJP won 2017 UP polls with a landslide. However, as things stand, it faces some resentment on account of issues such as farm laws, Covid, and unemployment.

You’re dropped — who called Modi’s ministers to give them the bad news before reshuffle

While a reshuffle was expected and awaited, PM Modi sprang a surprise as many heavyweight ministers who were expecting an elevation were actually asked to resign.

Help people, amplify work: BJP’s BL Santhosh tells cadre as he tours poll-bound states

BJP organisation general secretary B.L. Santhosh has started a tour of the five poll-bound states. He asked BJP workers to increase visibility in ‘seva’ work in Uttarakhand.

Modi is not Nehru, sacrifice of soldiers won’t go in vain: BJP’s message on Galwan deaths

BJP senior leaders have criticised Congress for asking why PM Modi was silent. But the party will also look for political consensus for any response to the border clash.

Conspiracies, threats and deleted posts — BJP leader BL Santhosh’s angry Twitter world

A chemical engineer and polyglot, BL Santhosh was appointed as BJP general secretary (organisation) in July last year.

BJP’s BL Santhosh threatens Sanders with US presidential poll interference, deletes tweet

BJP general secretary B.L. Santhosh’s comment had come in reply to US presidential candidate Bernie Sanders tweet on Delhi riots that have killed over 30 so far.

How BL Santhosh is redefining role of RSS pointsman in BJP under Amit Shah

Bommarabettu Laxmijanardhana Santhosh, better known as B.L. Santhosh, was appointed the BJP national general secretary (organisation) in July last year.

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Representational image of a protest against rise in prices of fuel and LPG, in Kolkata | ANI

You thought inflation’s high in India? Data shows at least 100 countries doing worse

Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.


Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.