Friday, 28 January, 2022
TopicDussehra

Topic: Dussehra

Uddhav’s BMC poll pitch on Dussehra: Forget Marathi vs non-Marathi, BJP ‘endangering Hindutva’

Maharashtra CM and Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray says ‘those who climbed the ladder to power with Hindutva are now using the British policy of divide and rule’.

UP BJP tweets cartoon depicting CM Yogi as Lord Ram, taking aim at ‘Ravana’ of social evils

UP BJP spokesperson says CM Yogi Adityanath has been running drive to eliminate corruption, crime and other social evils, Congress calls the depiction ‘brazen’.

Mohan Bhagwat targets Bitcoin, OTT platforms, drugs in Dussehra speech, calls for regulation

RSS chief also talks about minority killings in J&K, underlines need for NRC and a new population policy in his annual Vijayadashami address.

Mike Pompeo’s ‘mike test’, and a witch-hunt for a witch-hunt

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Listen to Mohan Bhagwat’s Dussehra speech. You won’t say RSS lacks intellectual bandwidth

Mainstream Indian media used to denigrate and ridicule RSS. But it is now publishing its chief Mohan Bhagwat’s statements as front-page news.

China spread virus, India gave fitting reply — Aaj Tak, News18 looks for Chinese army in Noida

A quick take on what prime time TV news talked about.

Modi is the only Indian mass leader after Gandhi who has used religious symbolism so well

Modi’s two Navratri addresses to the nation deserve closer attention. They were a complex amalgam of carefully crafted and thoughtfully arranged messaging, just like Brand Modi.

Sitharaman sermon, Sambit’s Congress gambit & where is Subramanian Swamy?

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.

Defeating our weakness our duty, PM Modi says on Dussehra

PM Modi called for taking forward women empowerment, protecting their dignity while also pitching for conserving energy, avoiding single-use plastic, reducing food wastage.

Lord Ravana mourns Aarey Forest and a ‘Vikas’-filled Dashami celebration

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

On Camera

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Why 20 crore missing jobs are the biggest challenge for FM Sitharaman in Budget 2022 math

For India’s employment-to-population ratio to be at the global average, nearly 60 crore people need to be at work. Currently, only a little more than 40 crore are.

Why 20 crore missing jobs are the biggest challenge for FM Sitharaman in Budget 2022 math

For India’s employment-to-population ratio to be at the global average, nearly 60 crore people need to be at work. Currently, only a little more than 40 crore are.

Defence

The Indian Army's Akash missiles on display during the 73rd Republic Day Parade, at Rajpath, in New Delhi | ANI

Not just 1st R-Day, 26 Jan 1950 also significant as Indian Army, Navy shed ‘Royal’ prefix

Both the ‘Royal’ prefix for the Navy and Air Force in India, as well as the absence of such a label for the Army, have their roots in British military and political history.

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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