Wednesday, 15 August, 2018

Topic: NDA

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi | Manvender Vashist/PTI

Modi govt to observe September as National Nutrition Month

The National Nutrition Mission aims to bring down stunting of children in the age bracket of 0-6 years from 38.4% in 2018 to 25% by 2022.
Representational image | Allison Joyce/Getty Images

What explains the Muslim silence in the face of BJP’s aggressive Hindutva?

Surveys show that Babri Masjid has lost its provocative essence while Muslim disregard for Modi is in line with national sentiment
Prime Minister Narendra Modi | Rob Stothard - WPA Pool/Getty Images

Narendra Modi’s 2019 headache will come from within the BJP and the NDA coalition

If the BJP doesn’t cross 250-mark in 2019, Modi will suddenly realise how upset his party’s allies really are 
Ram Madhav

Opposition wasn’t serious, even Congress had MPs missing: Ram Madhav after NDA’s RS win

What Amit Shah did was floor management. NDA secured more votes than what it actually has in the House says BJP’s Ram Madhav.
Shiv Sena

Shiv Sena sends a firm message to ally BJP through its Parliament flip-flop

Political analysts say Sena wants the BJP to understand that while it is ideologically aligned with the NDA, it opposes Modi govt’s policies.

Rajya Sabha deputy chairman election: Has BJP upset its oldest ally SAD or is it appeasing JD(U)?

The election for the Rajya Sabha deputy chairman is set to take place Thursday, and there is palpable tension in the BJP-led National Democratic Allia...
Rajya Sabha

NDA faces uphill task in Rajya Sabha deputy chairman elections

Ruling alliance still does not have the numbers to dictate terms in Upper House, fence-sitters could decide poll.

Congress to give fresh life to MPs’ report that said demonetisation was a flop

BJP MPs had rejected report last year; it reportedly says that demonetisation failed to achieve its objectives.
Social activist Anna Hazare during his indefinite hunger strike in Delhi

Anna Hazare threatens hunger strike against govt’s delay in appointing a Lokpal

NDA govt delaying the appointment because it lacks the will to curb corruption, said Hazare.
Retired IAS officer Dr Chandra Pal |

Retired IAS officer takes the government to court over lateral entry move

Former MSME secretary has alleged the decision will lead to ‘favouritism’ and may be exploited by ‘profit-driven’ business houses.

Modi’s I-Day speech: Should ISRO focus on human spaceflight or refine robotic missions?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Independence Day speech announced a manned mission to space by 2022. This comes over half a century after Americans, Russian...