Thursday, 26 May, 2022
TopicDadra and Nagar Haveli

Topic: Dadra and Nagar Haveli

Allies in Maharashtra, Congress & Shiv Sena set for face-off in Dadra & Nagar Haveli bypoll

The bypoll in Dadra & Nagar Haveli, which straddles the Gujarat and Maharashtra border, has been necessitated by the alleged suicide of incumbent MP Mohan Delkar in February.

Lost in history — role RSS played in liberation of Dadra and Nagar Haveli on this day in 1954

Dadra and Nagar Haveli were ruled by the Portuguese till an armed revolution liberated them, and the Tricolour was unfurled at Silvassa on 2 August 1954.

Father met Modi & Shah but got no assurances — son of MP who killed himself in Mumbai

Abhinav Delkar, son of ex-Dadra and Nagar Haveli MP Mohan Delkar, blames UT administrator Praful Patel for his father’s death. He has written to Home Ministry seeking Patel’s removal.

Who is Praful Khoda Patel? Minister in CM Modi’s Gujarat cabinet now booked for MP ‘suicide’

Dadra & Nagar Haveli Administrator Praful Khoda Patel was named, among others, in the ‘suicide note’ of 7-term MP Mohan Delkar.

Administrator Patel threatened MP Delkar with false case, demanded Rs 25 cr: Son of dead MP

The body of Mohan Delkar, 7-time MP from Dadra & Nagar Haveli, was found hanging in a Mumbai hotel room on 22 Feb. His 15-page 'suicide note' named Patel & several govt officials.

EC directs Dadra and Nagar Haveli administrator to withdraw notice to collector

Administrator Praful Khodabhai Patel, ex-Gujarat home minister, had accused the collector, who is also returning officer for the polls, of ‘unbecoming conduct’.

On Camera

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Representational image of dal and roti | Photo Pixahive/CC0

Feeding world must take backseat, Modi govt should deal with India’s ‘chapati’ crisis first

German agriculture minister Cem Ozdemir said imposing export restrictions or closing markets would worsen the crisis. Actually, the opposite might be true.
A petrol pump staffer refills fuel in a two-wheeler in New Delhi, on 29 March 2022 | ANI photo

Modi govt won’t borrow extra this year to fund tax cuts, inflation target to stay at 4%

The cut in excise duty last week, coupled with an increase in fertiliser and food subsidies, is expected to cost the exchequer around Rs 3 lakh crore in the current financial year.

Defence

Naval helicopters | Representational image | indiannavy.nic.in

What’s Combined Military Forces-Bahrain? US-backed coalition India joined on Quad sidelines

India is 35th member of the maritime counterterrorism partnership that also includes Pakistan, Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany and Greece, among others.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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