Tuesday, 4 October, 2022

Topic: INLD

Farmers’ anger surfaces in INLD’s Haryana bypoll win as BJP trails in almost all villages

The INLD won the bypoll at Ellenabad, maintaining a healthy lead in the villages of the constituency while the BJP led in the urban centres. 

Will support farmers, removal from BJP executive not a sign of anything: Birender Singh

The ex-Union minister was dropped from BJP’s central decision-making body Thursday. The move came amid his consistent support to the farmers’ agitation.

INLD sees Haryana bypoll as way back to relevance, but voters have no faith left in Chautalas

INLD has fielded Abhay Singh Chautala, whose resignation in January over farm protests necessitated the bypoll. The voting is scheduled for 30 October.

Only 3 parties & BJP’s Birender Singh attend OP Chautala rally for non-BJP, non-Congress front

INLD invited regional leaders like Mulayam, Mamata and Nitish to mark birth anniversary of ex-deputy PM Devi Lal, but only P.S. Badal, Farooq Abdullah and K.C. Tyagi attended.

JJP in bind over farmer protests, parent party INLD looks to revive itself in Haryana

State’s farmers are angry with the JJP, a breakaway faction of the INLD, for continuing the alliance with the ruling BJP, despite their protests over the farm laws.

Chautala to propose anti-BJP & anti-Congress front with farmer protests as binding factor

Proposal will be made at rally on 25 Sept, which leaders such Mulayam, Deve Gowda & Farooq Abdullah are expected to attend. Also invited are Mamata, Pawar & Jayant Chaudhary.

‘Kar raha hun badtameezi, write it in your report’ — ‘interview’ with Haryana’s Abhay Chautala

Politics in Haryana can be tough. But ThePrint reporter Jyoti Yadav’s interview with INLD leader Abhay Chautala took a ruder turn. She recounts the bits that were spoken in printable language.

INLD, ‘grand party of Haryana Jats’, has no MLA for 1st time in 25 yrs as Abhay Chautala quits

While the INLD is no longer represented in the assembly, the same can’t be said of the Chautalas, one of the most prominent dynasties of Indian politics.

Not a good election for turncoats — 60% candidates lose in Maharashtra, Haryana

Haryana voters more unforgiving to turncoats as 9 out of 14 candidates fielded by BJP lost. Maharashtra defectors had a better strike rate.

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File photo of Supreme Court | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


The LCH is designed with stealth features such as reduced visual, aural, radar and infrared signatures | Photo: IAF

Prachand, India’s new Light Combat Helicopter, doesn’t yet have main arsenal or protection suite

IAF inducted new helicopter Monday, but it'll get anti-tank guided missile only by mid-2023, while air-to-air missiles haven't yet been ordered, it is learnt.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.