Monday, 3 October, 2022
TopicJitin Prasada

Topic: Jitin Prasada

Why was Jitin Prasada’s OSD removed? Panel ‘points to transfer of engineer picked with Yogi nod’

UP PWD minister's OSD was removed & 5 officials were suspended last month after committee formed by CM Yogi Adityanath found 'irregularities' in transfer of engineers.

Rumblings in Yogi 2.0: MoS sends resignation to Amit Shah, two other ministers unhappy

Questions are being raised over the functioning of UP government departments, with state ministers Brajesh Pathak, Jitin Prasada and Dinesh Khatik leading the charge.

The Brahmin equation, Kohli’s ‘monkey on the back’ & Modi’s UN moment

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

Congress turncoat Jitin Prasada meets Yogi Adityanath, seeks his ‘blessings’

Prasada said they discussed ways to ensure that welfare schemes reach the public more effectively and party organisation is strengthened. A govt official termed it a 'courtesy meeting.'

Congress must split to weaken BJP. Let those who want to join Hindutva exit

The exit of Jitin Prasada offers perfect opportunity to the Congress to clearly set out its stall on Hindutva. Flirting with varying shades of Hindu nationalism won’t do.

The ‘burial of truth’ in Bihar & ‘hidden charges’ on free vaccines

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

Surprising survey result of what Jitin Prasada’s constituency thinks of his move to BJP

The Prashnam survey in former Congress MP Jitin Prasada’s constituencies shows the national media hype over his move to BJP was a bit inane.

Left Congress due to rising disconnect between the party & people of UP, says Jitin Prasada

Prasada said that he could not protect his people’s interests while being in Congress, asserting the BJP is the only institutionalised national party in the country.

Another exit from the Congress, and India’s ‘Trial and Error’ SOP

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

With Jitin Prasada, BJP will look to calm Brahmin anger against Yogi govt in UP

Congress leader Jitin Prasada Wednesday joined the ruling BJP in the presence of Union Minister Piyush Goyal in New Delhi.

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Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
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.

Defence

Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

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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