Wednesday, 6 July, 2022
TopicLok Sabha

Topic: Lok Sabha

26/11 remembered but Ayodhya is the media focus

Your daily news capsule.

Don’t run, don’t feed, don’t tease: Parliament circular lists how to fight monkey menace

Ahead of the Winter Session, the Lok Sabha secretariat tells parliamentarians not to make eye contact with monkeys.

Congress firms up grand alliance of five parties in Jharkhand

After its poor performance in the state in 2009 and 2014, the Congress expects a majority from this new alliance in the BJP-ruled state.

Congress should be wary of slipping to the third spot

The Congress must stem its electoral bleeding, and also rejuvenate its atrophied party organisation.

The real 2019 fight isn’t between Rahul Gandhi and Narendra Modi

Nearly all political pundits agree that the BJP will be the single-largest party in the Lok Sabha after the 2019 election.

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'.

Nearly one in three MPs embroiled in criminal cases, data shows

Data shows that 33% of Lok Sabha MPs and 22% of Rajya Sabha MPs are named in criminal cases.  

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.

On Camera


Mamata Banerjee holding a rally in Kolkata, kali

Bengal has many Kalis, but TMC can’t accommodate them anymore. UP, Haryana is in the way

Moitra, TMC leadership need to have a conversation. And send everyone else a memo: Protecting Bengali identity is not the party’s only line anymore.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma pose with daughter Flying Officer Ananya Sharma in front of the fighter aircraft | Twitter/@DefencePRO_Guj

In a first in IAF, father-daughter fly in same fighter formation as fellow wingmen

Daughter of Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma, Flying Officer Ananya Sharma is currently undergoing training to master ‘superior and faster’ jets.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.