Sunday, 23 January, 2022
TopicDeen Dayal Upadhyaya

Topic: Deen Dayal Upadhyaya

‘Ashamed to see BJP involved in sale, purchase of MLAs’ — party veteran Shanta Kumar in book

Former Himachal CM, in his autobiography released Tuesday, also wrote PM Modi should bring in laws to curb use of black money in polls & bar criminals from entering politics.

In his second term, Modi govt has moved from Deen Dayal Upadhyaya to Veer Savarkar

The appointment of hardliner Amit Shah as Home Minister in place of more accommodative Rajnath Singh was first sign of Modi govt’s shift from Upadhyaya to Savarkar.

This godman-storyteller eulogises ‘unsung’ political figures, next on list is Vajpayee

Ajay Bhai Ji did a recital on BJP ideologue Deen Dayal Upadhyaya last year, and his new Atal Gatha is expected to be attended by union ministers

RSS benefits most from keeping Hindutva loosely defined

Hindutva is celebrated by the RSS/BJP; but there is no serious effort to clarify it.

On Camera

YourTurn

Demonstrators attempt to enter the US Capitol building during a protest in Washington, D.C., U.S., on 6 January 2021 | Eric Lee | Bloomberg

Texas attack shows a long, violent struggle for America’s soul is inevitable

The shock of Covid 19—both economic and cultural—has strengthened the maniacal conspiracy culture with which the American Right is suffused.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

Chinese army has found missing 17-year-old boy from Arunachal, Defence Ministry PRO says

Indian Army had sought assistance from China's People Liberation Army to locate and return Miram Taron, who had gone missing on 18 January and was reportedly captured by PLA.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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