Wednesday, 30 November, 2022
TopicNishikant Dubey

Topic: Nishikant Dubey

From Jharkhand to Yogi’s UP, BJP leaders are sparring with bureaucracy. ‘Petty’, say IAS officers

Last week, Sitharaman berated a Telangana district collector because a ration shop didn't have PM's photo. BJP leaders in other states have gotten into spats with civil servants too.

IIT grad, IAS, sedition accused — who’s Manjunath Bhajantri, Deoghar DC locked in feud with BJP MP

Conflict goes back a year. While Jharkhand BJP MP Nishikant Dubey claims the Deoghar DC is partisan towards CM Soren, the IAS officer says he’s just playing by rules.

BJP MPs say ‘save India’, urge Modi govt to bring in population control law

BJP MPs Uday Pratap Singh and Nishikant Dubey raised the matter in Parliament Tuesday and Wednesday. Dubey also urged govt to bring a bill for Uniform Civil Code.

BJP MP urges Speaker to remove Shashi Tharoor as chairman of parliamentary panel on IT

The IT panel, meanwhile, decided to summon representatives of Facebook & IT ministry on 2 September to hear their views on measures taken to prevent misuse of social media platforms.

BJP MP links defence middleman Sanjay Bhandari to Robert Vadra in Lok Sabha speech

BJP MP Nishikant Dubey urges Modi govt to look into 2009 Pilatus defence deal, draws links between property bought by Bhandari's firm in London to Vadra.

BJP wants to erase Mughal emperor Akbar’s legacy, but its MP models himself on him

A video listing achievements of BJP MP Nishikant Dubey indirectly portrays him as Akbar with the song Azeem-o-Shaan Shehenshaah playing in the background.

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In Gujarat, voters want BJP’s alternative but not of Modi

After ruling Gujarat for 27 years, BJP knows how to shield election outcomes from ground realities such as people’s hardships, leaderless govt and corrupt bureaucracy.
File photo of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar | Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via Reuters

Modi govt asked by sanction-hit Russia for parts for key sectors, says report

Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.

Defence

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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

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.