Wednesday, 10 August, 2022

Topic: Khushbu

Actor-BJP leader Khushbu Sundar in preventive custody ahead of protest rally in Tamil Nadu

Sundar and others were taken into custody when they attempted to proceed to Chidambaram to protest against VCK chief Thirumavalavan for his alleged remarks against women.

Stifled in DMK, Congress, can BJP tolerate ‘outspoken’ Khushbu?

DMK leaders say Khushbu Sundar's efforts to balance her cinema and political career worked against her. But for the new BJP entrant, her 'Muslim' side is as much a battle.

BJP needs more than Khushbu Sundar to open account in Tamil Nadu. Star politics is over

Not just Khushbu Sundar, most of BJP’s new entrants do not fulfil the four factors that catapulted it from a two-MP party into a ruling party with practically no challenger.

‘No freedom to speak truth’ — Khushbu Sundar slams Congress after joining BJP

A day after joining the BJP, Sundar said that Congress found flaws in tax reforms or farm laws just for the sake of opposing the saffron party.

Rahul-Priyanka a ‘Bunty-Babli’ duo — Republic, Bollywood should clean its own language — Zee

A quick take on what prime time TV news talked about.

Best thing about BJP is no scams, I criticised Modi because that was my job, Khushbu says

In an interview with ThePrint, actor-turned-politician Khushbu Sundar, who quit Congress to join BJP, assailed the former as a party 'without leadership'. 

Actor-turned-politician Khushbu Sundar quits Congress, set to join BJP

Khushbu's decision to quit Congress comes months ahead of assembly polls in Tamil Nadu, where the BJP is looking to make inroads.

Hardik’s good news, Lone gets a breather, Khushbu differs with Congress & bye-bye Trump

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

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India’s e-waste mountain is growing. A ‘right to repair’ policy can lower it

Manufacturers who plan a shorter life for gadgets are realising that public opinion is shifting on repairing rights. It’s time to let our devices, and planet earth, live longer.
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‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.


Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.