Tuesday, 18 January, 2022
TopicLok Sabha

Topic: Lok Sabha

Mayawati’s decision not to ally with Congress in MP will not impact our prospects: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi however, suggested that in national elections both the parties will come together particularly in Uttar Pradesh.

5 myths about Muslim voters in modern India

The enduring myth of the Muslim vote bank in Indian politics doesn’t hold.

Kejriwal’s new-found love: former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh

In the past three and half years since he has been Delhi CM, Kejriwal never wished Singh on his birthday. In 2012, he called Singh a 'corrupt leader'.

Asian Academy of Arts to launch award in Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s name

The Atal Bihari Vajpayee National Award will be given for the promotion of art and culture.

To achieve ‘Mission 73’ in Uttar Pradesh, BJP to field Yogi’s ministers in Lok Sabha polls

The BJP and its ally Apna Dal had won 73 of the state’s 80 seats in 2014, and is willing to change about 20 candidates in order to retain that number in 2019.

CPI(M)’s shabby treatment of Somnath Chatterjee marked the beginning of its fall

If the Congress wants to take on the BJP, it must never do what the CPI(M) has been a past master of.

Somnath Chatterjee broke from family’s Hindutva bent to embrace Communism

The former Lok Sabha Speaker, who died Monday, was among the first in his party to support truck with the Congress to keep the BJP away.

Former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee condition critical

The 89-year-old MP was suffering from kidney- related ailment and was admitted to a hospital in Kolkata Tuesday. 

Aam Aadmi Party plans to contest 80-100 seats in 2019 Lok Sabha polls

AAP leader Sanjay Singh said party would focus in Punjab, Haryana and AAP's home turf Delhi to win maximum seats in 2019.

‘NRIs not eligible to file RTI’: Why Centre’s response in Lok Sabha is misleading 

RTI activists say UPA II had notified eIPO services for NRIs to seek information under RTI, which is yet to be withdrawn by this govt.

On Camera

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What it will take to vaccinate the world against Covid

A Q&A with vaccine scientist Peter Hotez, author of 'Preventing the Next Pandemic', on developing a low-cost Covid vaccine, and why Omicron won’t be the end of the pandemic.
File photo of Mukesh Ambani | Photographer: Prodip Guha/Getty Images via Bloomberg

Reliance buys robotics startup Addverb for Rs 1,000 crore to fuel tech ambitions

Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s richest person, is investing in technology as competition from rivals such as Amazon intensifies in India’s booming e-commerce market.

Defence

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Why was number of women cadets for NDA fixed at 19 in 2022, same as 2021, SC asks Centre

UPSC notification issued December 2021 says first phase of NDA exam for 2022 scheduled in April. Notification declares 19 women candidates will be chosen out of 400 successful ones.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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