Friday, 1 July, 2022
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Topic: NDA alliance

Adopting families of troops killed in action & more — BJP plans for Modi govt’s 8th anniversary 

While the BJP will go all out to showcase the successes of the longest-serving non-Congress government in power, the government celebrations will be muted.

BJP’s vaccine for Bihar and Trump’s ‘send you to Bihar’ promise

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Trinamool welcomes GJM’s Bimal Gurung, but says no question of separate Gorkhaland

Mamata Banerjee govt has been clear on not supporting demand for a separate Gorkhaland state, the very basis on which GJM claims to have split from BJP-led NDA.

GJM leader Bimal Gurung quits NDA, vows to support Mamata Banerjee in 2021 Bengal polls

Gurung, who has been on the run since 2017, rued that the Centre was to yet fulfil its promise of recognising 11 Gorkha communities as Scheduled Tribes.

3 reasons why BJP disowning Chirag Paswan may not cut ice with Nitish Kumar

BJP is not ruling out Chirag Paswan’s return to NDA after Bihar election result. When was BJP so forgiving towards a leader hell-bent on damaging its electoral prospects?

Modi, Shah think they don’t need allies like Sukhbir Badal. But they do

If Amit Shah is indeed the mastermind Chanakya of Indian politics, he would know that the invincible rise is not sustainable forever.

BJP ally Shiromani Akali Dal quits NDA over farm bills

The decision, announced by Sukhbir Badal, was taken at Akali Dal core committee meeting. Badal said govt didn't listen to the Akalis in honouring sentiments of farmers.

It’s time Arvind Kejriwal joined the NDA, à la Nitish Kumar

Kejriwal is at the pinnacle of his political career. The best way to preserve it is to become a Nitish Kumar.

With anti-NRC resolution, Nitish Kumar has hit at RJD, BJP and Prashant Kishor

NDA in Bihar has unfortunately become Nitish Kumar’s personal chopper to access power. The resolution on NRC is diluting the core of the BJP.

NRC, what for? Nitish Kumar says it won’t be implemented in Bihar

Nitish Kumar is the first chief minister from NDA to have voiced disapproval of the proposed nationwide NRC which has triggered protests across the country.

On Camera

YourTurn

PM Modi at the MSME Idea Hackathon, 2022. | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

BJP, Modi’s ‘total politics’ stems from insecurity. They still don’t rule the power elite

Yogendra Yadav is wrong. BJP might have a hegemonic position in politics and economy, but it's not the same in moral and intellectual spaces.
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.

Defence

The Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator | Photo: DRDO

‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

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.
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