Friday, 30 September, 2022
TopicMeghalaya BJP

Topic: Meghalaya BJP

Held for ‘running brothel’, Meghalaya BJP vice-president now arrested for ‘hiking’ food prices

Bernard Marak had forcibly raised the prices of food items in Tura, say police. The action came a day after a court sent him to 14-day judicial custody in an explosives haul case.

Our take on ‘Rashtrapatni’ remark, SSC scam and Uddhav Thackeray—in 50 words

ThePrint view on the most important issues this week.

From militant to BJP politician – who is Bernard Marak, accused of running ‘brothel’ in Meghalaya

Bernard Marak has alleged that the police raid on his farmhouse was a “desperate attempt” by Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma to “malign” his image.

India would rather talk about Rahul Gandhi’s Burberry jacket than the rape of an 8-month-old

The fact that a political leader’s jacket is news is because we let it be so. We pander, yes. Not to the lazy audience, but to the lazy idea of ‘reportage’.

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(L-R) Niharika NM, Danish Sait, Kusha Kapila and Tanmay Bhat on Koffee with Karan | YouTube screenshot

Koffee With Karan finale saves a boring season. Power has moved from Bollywood to influencers

The Koffee with Karan finale was finally entertainment, entertainment, entertainment, after the most boring season in a boycott-Bollywood world.
A file image of an Indian rupee note | Illustration: Thomas White/Reuters

Modi govt cuts planned borrowing to Rs 14.21 lakh crore for second half of FY23

Centre plans to borrow Rs 5.92 lakh crore in October-March period, compared with Rs 8.29 lakh crore of borrowing in the first half of the fiscal year that will end on September.


Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher produced in India and developed by the DRDO for the Army | Twitter/@DRDO_India

As tensions rise with Azerbaijan, Armenia buys Pinaka rockets & ammunition from India

The government-to-government contract, valued at about Rs 2,000 cr, is learnt to have been signed earlier this month. Supplies to be fast-tracked according to Armenia's requirement.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.