Thursday, 20 January, 2022
TopicOpposition alliance

Topic: Opposition alliance

All for opposition unity, but can’t take us for granted — Trinamool on missing from oppn events

At a press conference in Delhi, Trinamool leaders say party is different from others in opposition because it had fought and won Bengal polls without allies.

OBC bill helps break monsoon session logjam as opposition agrees to support it in Parliament

OBC bill is slated to be tabled in Parliament Monday. Given that several states are set to go to polls next year, parties are keen to back a law that helps the backward class.

Mamata Banerjee’s Delhi visit says a lot about ‘Mission 2024’. More than what she let on

During her four-day visit, Mamata Banerjee met Congress president Sonia Gandhi, AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal, and spoke to RJD leader Lalu Prasad and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav.

Pegasus row forges rare opposition unity. Led by Congress, parties demand Parliament debate

Several opposition parties meet in Parliament, before addressing a joint press conference. Rahul Gandhi counters claims they are disrupting monsoon session.

Prashant Kishor and Congress — A Faustian pact or a feast that can truly threaten Modi’s BJP

Defeating Narendra Modi needed a face. Here’s what you have instead — face-off with a grand strategy.

Mayawati, Mamata skip CAA meet: Can Congress-led opposition give protests political shape?

BSP, TMC, AAP, DMK and Shiv Sena skipped the Congress-led opposition meet Monday for a joint strategy against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and the National Register of Citizens.

This is what changed for voters from 2014 to 2019 Lok Sabha elections: Nothing

Issues on voters’ minds, and belief in Modi's abilities, have not changed significantly between 2014 and 2019 elections.

No opposition common minimum programme, only broad agreement now: Derek O’Brien

Efforts at a common minimum programme, discussed at a meeting in Sharad Pawar's house, seems to be losing steam since the 14 February Pulwama attack.

State polls renew Congress efforts at mahagatbandhan or Mayawati absence a reality check?

A day before assembly election results in five states are announced, a grand opposition meeting, called by TDP leader Chandrababu Naidu, is being attended...

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How England’s dying industrial towns became the West’s largest jihad factory

Malik Faisal Akram had no known affiliation with jihadist groups. Ideas that led him to take hostages in a Texas synagogue seeped into his mind almost by osmosis.

NTPC looks to coal imports to avoid new power crunch

India’s largest electricity producer is aiming to secure cargoes starting from April, when power consumption in India typically surges on summer cooling demand.

Defence

File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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