Saturday, 3 December, 2022
TopicMahagatbandhan

Topic: Mahagatbandhan

Bihar agriculture minister & RJD leader Sudhakar Singh resigns from Nitish Cabinet

Sudhakar was in news for his controversial statements, often directed at Mahagathbandhan government. Tejashwi called him and sought his resignation, RJD sources say.

‘BJP set example, Nitish followed suit’ — what Urdu press wrote about Bihar switcheroo

ThePrint’s round-up of how the Urdu media covered various news events through the week, and the editorial positions some of them took.

Bihar drama isn’t win for secularism. 3 things you are missing in your jubilation

Bihar drama is merely the latest manoeuvre by shrewd Nitish Kumar who has changed sides so often he must wake up every morning and struggle to remember who his allies are.

‘Free to go elsewhere if you feel disrespected’, SP’s Akhilesh tells Mahagatbandhan allies

PSP-L’s Shivpal Singh Yadav, SBSP’s O.P Rajbhar received letters from SP, hinting at ending the alliance, after both supported rival NDA's presidential candidate Droupadi Murmu.

RJD didn’t buy Facebook, Google ads. It cost them Bihar

The BJP issued ads about Article 370, and CAA, and how the Mahagathbandhan was working against national interest.

Tejashwi Yadav elected Mahagathbandhan legislature party head, claims NDA won by deceit

At a press conference Thursday, Yadav said the people's mandate was for a change but it was manipulated, and the NDA won by 'dhan, bal and chhal'

Bengal stands up to ask for more

And the CPM can't understand why - while Mamata says she is ready to deliver.

BJP ties up with 6 parties in Northeast ahead of Lok Sabha elections

The BJP is targeting 22 of the 25 Lok Sabha seats across eight states in the northeast.

Hindu’s exclusive fires Rafale attack at Modi’s PMO

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File photo of Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan | ANI

Arif Mohammad Khan vs Kerala govt isn’t a new faceoff. Old cases show Governor wears two hats

Under UGC provisions, a search committee is appointed to find suitable candidates for the V-C post. Governors make their selection from among these names.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.