Tuesday, 25 January, 2022
TopicJignesh Mevani

Topic: Jignesh Mevani

BJP on backfoot in Gujarat, time for Congress to mobilise people, Jignesh Mevani says 

Jignesh Mevani, who has pledged allegiance to Congress, said the reason he will join the party is because it stands for democracy and revolution. 

Congress must be saved for ‘smaller ships’ to survive, Kanhaiya Kumar on joining party

Former CPI member and student leader Kanhaiya Kumar joins Congress, says country's democracy is in danger, and saving Congress is a moment of urgency.

Jignesh and Kanhaiya can succeed in Congress only if the Gandhis let them practise aggressive politics

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Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani, Kanhaiya Kumar to join Congress on 28 September ahead of polls

Gujarat Congress working president Hardik Patel said all 'revolutionary' youths willing to work for development & strengthen Gandhi & Nehru's ideals are welcome in the party.

Why Hardik Patel is losing his ‘mass leader’ appeal in Gujarat after joining Congress

Hardik Patel rose to prominence in 2015 on the back of Patidar quota agitation. He joined Congress in 2019, and was made its Gujarat unit working president in July 2020.

In Modi’s India, Umar Khalid preaches peace but is called a ‘terrorist’: Jignesh Mevani

We must not forget that Umar Khalid was singled out because of his name, because he came from a family of practising Muslims.

India doesn’t want taali-thali charity from billionaires, it wants Socialist state to act

Everyone becomes a Socialist in a pandemic. It’s time India realises billionaires aren’t the cure for coronavirus — the State is. 

BJP calls out ‘lungi terrorists’, Ram Guha labelled ‘urban naxal’, Mevani warns of storm

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

Rahul thanks trolls, Akhilesh turns poet, Giriraj milks the media & Mevani feels the love

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

Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani booked for ‘defaming’ school through ‘fake’ video tweet

Mevani had shared a video showing a half naked student being beaten up. He claimed the perpetrator was a teacher of RMVM School in Valsad.

On Camera

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Central Vista, old army uniforms—why this year’s Republic Day parade is a source of pride

Days of Mughal or British glory are over. Central Vista is Indian govt's modern structure, and uniforms are sources of pride.
A Chinese flag being raised in the Lujiazui Financial District of Shanghai | Photo: Qilai Shen | Bloomberg

India among Asian destinations for investors fleeing Chinese real estate debt crisis

Both Goldman Sachs & CreditSights consider Indian companies attractive. While the first recommends high-yield renewables, the latter considers financial firms to well shielded here.

Defence

File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

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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