Monday, 23 May, 2022
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Topic: JJP

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.

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.

Dushyant Chautala, Tau Devi Lal’s ‘true heir’ and the ‘prince who fooled farmers’

Haryana Deputy CM Dushyant Chautala has backed ally BJP on farm laws, despite his agrarian Jat vote base. Farmers say he misled them by claiming Devi Lal’s legacy, but he says he’ll ensure they benefit.

Khattar govt defeats Congress no-confidence vote in Haryana, Hooda says mission accomplished

BJP has 40 members in Haryana assembly, along with 10 of ally JJP. It altogether got 55 votes, while Congress could only muster 32.

Why Dushyant Chautala will stick with BJP rather than appease Jat farmers, his core vote bank 

Haryana Deputy CM Dushyant Chautala has been under pressure to resign from within his party as well as protesting farmers. 

How mahapanchayat in Haryana’s Jind could spell fresh trouble for BJP-JJP alliance

Chandigarh: After thousands of farmers gathered for a mahapanchayat in Haryana's Jind Wednesday in support of the farmers' protests, the Jannayak Janata Party (JJP), BJP's...

Haryana CM Khattar exposes Modi-Shah’s biggest flaw — as talent-hunters

The Modi-Shah strategy of experimenting with CMs has been unravelling one after another. Manohar Lal Khattar may be the latest example to prove its fallacy.

Those who entered Red Fort & hoisted flag did wrong, they aren’t farmers — Haryana ex-CM Hooda

Bhupinder Hooda says Congress is not in a rush to form the government in Haryana, BJP-JJP govt will 'collapse under its own weight'.

BJP-JJP combine suffers major upset in Haryana municipal polls, Panchkula only saving grace

The ruling BJP-JJP alliance lost the mayoral seats at Ambala & Jat-dominated Sonepat while also suffering defeats at Uklana and Sampla in Rohtak.

Allies step up pressure on BJP to end deadlock with farmers, party says ‘treading cautiously’

JD(U) says govt should include MSP in laws, while AIADMK wants farmers’ concerns to be addressed and JJP in Haryana has urged the govt to add a line on MSP in the laws.

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Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

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File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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