Thursday, 30 June, 2022

Topic: NCP

Lok Sabha passes bill to link voter ID with Aadhaar in 20 mins, as Opposition & others object

Move will ‘purify electoral rolls’ says Law Minister Rijiju. But Opposition parties as well as BJD & YSRCP, which have backed govt legislation before, ask why the ‘tearing hurry'.

NCP workers in Maharashtra protest against Karnataka CM Bommai amid tensions over Belagavi row

NCP workers also performed milk 'abhishek' on statues of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in Maharashtra in protest against alleged desecration of his statue in Bengaluru.

Churchill Alemao, sole NCP MLA in Goa, joins Trinamool on Mamata Banerjee’s visit to state

Former Goa CM Alemao said Trinamool will have one MLA in the state assembly 'even before elections' if speaker accepts his resolution to merge NCP legislative group with it.

NCP in talks with Congress for Goa polls, non-BJP parties must avoid vote-split: Nawab Malik

NCP's national spokesperson Nawab Malik advised parties to avoid vote split in poll-bound states and stand united against BJP. The Assembly polls in UP and Goa are due next year.

We need to adapt to changing socio-political scenario: Pawar tells NCP on his 81st birthday

Speaking on the occasion of his 81st birthday, Pawar said the NCP may have a limited cadre, but its workers are committed to taking along all the deprived sections of society.

Mamata sounds death knell for Congress-led opposition, says ‘no UPA’ after meeting with Pawar

Sharad Pawar and Mamata Banerjee met for an hour Wednesday, and said they would work towards forming an opposition alliance of like-minded parties for 2024 elections.

BJP will go booth to booth in Maharashtra, highlight how Uddhav govt is ‘damaging’ agencies

At state executive meeting, BJP passed resolutions against political situation in Maharashtra. It will hold nearly 20,000 booth-level assemblies to talk about govt's failures.

In 2 years of MVA, Uddhav-Pawar ties deepen but Sena & NCP cadre not ready to be friends

Over the last 2 years, there have been at least 8 instances where NCP and Sena leaders have publicly clashed over local issues or acrimonious statements made by one party against the other.

ED moves court against Anil Deshmukh for non-compliance of summonses in money laundering case

The ED launched a probe against Deshmukh after the CBI filed an FIR against the NCP leader on 21 April after ex-Mumbai police commissioner Param Bir Singh accused him of corruption.

NCP minister Chhagan Bhujbal, his son & nephew discharged in Maharashtra Sadan scam case

A special court in Mumbai Thursday allowed the discharge applications of the seven accused, claiming that there was no evidence to prosecute them in the case.

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Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.