Sunday, 3 July, 2022
TopicHarsimrat Kaur Badal

Topic: Harsimrat Kaur Badal

In images, laughter & games at Harsimrat Kaur Badal’s lunch for parliamentarians

Union cabinet minister of Food Processing Harsimrat Kaur Badal threw a lunch at her residence in New Delhi for fellow parliamentarians on the first day of the budget session.

Kartarpur corridor harbours hope, but must be aware of ground realities: Hardeep Singh Puri

Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri said the Kartarpur corridor is anchored in goodwill, but improving India-Pakistan ties will need more efforts.

ED officer who questioned Akali leader Majithia in multi-crore drug bust case resigns

Niranjan Singh, a deputy director of the Enforcement Directorate, resigned citing "personal reasons".

As if hounding Muslims wasn’t enough, BJP is now giving same treatment to Sikhs

By unleashing the propaganda machine against the Sikhs on Kartarpur Sahib issue, BJP is playing with fire that patriotic—and smart—Indians would rather not.

Why is Harsimrat Kaur Badal so angry?

Harsimrat Badal now says that foreign affairs minister Sushma Swaraj ticked off Navjot Singh Sidhu and he apologised to her.

After poor bypoll show, BJP rushes to placate ally Akali Dal

After sustained demand from Sikh groups, the BJP government launches the Special Financial Assistance for Sewa Bhoj Yojana.

HoaXposed: Was Smriti Irani really dancing to ‘Ghoomar’?

The video claims to show Smriti Irani and Harsimrat Kaur dancing to the song 'Ghoomar' from the film Padmaavat. The tweet has since been deleted.

On Camera

YourTurn

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.

Defence

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.
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