Thursday, 6 October, 2022
TopicJanata Dal (United)

Topic: Janata Dal (United)

How BJP won the day in Rajya Sabha — with a little help from Nitish Kumar

Sources say Amit Shah convinced Nitish Kumar to seek votes from Shiv Sena and BJD, without which they wouldn’t have won.

Meet Harivansh, the journalist who is now Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha

The JD(U) MP was elected to the Upper House in 2014 after serving as editor-in-chief of the prominent Hindi daily Prabhat Khabar.

Rajya Sabha deputy chairman election: Has BJP upset its oldest ally SAD or is it appeasing JD(U)?

The election for the Rajya Sabha deputy chairman is set to take place Thursday, and there is palpable tension in the BJP-led National Democratic...

Supreme Court must resist frivolous cases to check its mounting burden

Due to the growing tendency among our Hon’ble judges to remain in the limelight, the Supreme Court has started functioning more as a court of original jurisdiction rather than the court of last appeal.

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.

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Jaishankar to embark on his 1st visit to New Zealand from Oct 5

G20 has 5 daunting challenges and India’s presidency can turn this crisis into opportunity

India should highlight its leadership in low-cost vaccine tech, effective health immunisation delivery, generic pharmaceutical manufacturing, and solar energy.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched 5G services at 6th Indian Mobile Congress 1 October 2022 | Representational image | The Print

Data vs atta, petrol, LPG: How dirt-cheap mobile internet contrasts with surging food, fuel prices

Analysis of govt data shows that while price of mobile data is one-twentieth of what it was 6 yrs ago, LPG price is up 73%, atta prices up by over 28%.

Defence

Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

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.
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