Tuesday, 25 January, 2022
TopicOpposition leaders

Topic: Opposition leaders

Modi can’t behave as if ‘sab changa si’ and not speak up on Lakhimpur Kheri

Modi's 35-minute speech in Lucknow, about 150 km away from Lakhimpur Kheri site where four farmers were mowed down allegedly by BJP minister Ajay Mishra's son, was bad timing.

‘Personal beyond political’: Why Mamata attended Oppn meet convened by Sonia but missed Rahul’s

The relationship between West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee and Congress president dates back to the 1980s and the affection Rajiv Gandhi had for Banerjee.

Opposition parties have shown ‘worst possible’ behaviour in Parliament, says Piyush Goyal

The opposition leaders have left nothing to imagination in destroying the very foundation of Indian democracy, the minister said at a summit Sunday.

Uddhav Thackeray, Sharad Pawar to attend opposition meeting called by Sonia Gandhi

Mamata Banerjee and M K Stalin are also likely to attend the virtual meet on 20 August, which comes in the midst of a political row over alleged snooping & rowdy scenes in Parliament.

Rahul Gandhi, other opposition parties’ leaders visit ‘Kisan Sansad’ at Jantar Mantar

Leaders of 14 opposition parties met at the Parliament House and decided to visit the venue. They didn't speak from the podium nor were they seated on the dais at the gathering.

18 opposition leaders blame govt for Parliament logjam, urge to hold debate on Pegasus

Opposition leaders also said the govt has 'unleashed a misleading campaign to malign the combined opposition' and blaming it for the continued disruption of Parliament proceedings.

Rahul Gandhi to host breakfast meet of opposition leaders tomorrow on Pegasus row

The meeting will be held at Delhi's Constitution Club, and the leaders are expected to discuss their strategy to ensure the Pegasus row is taken up in Parliament.

‘Our toughest challenge’: BJP worried as opposition CMs rally, Modi’s image takes a hit

Opposition chief ministers have been rallying against the Modi government, with the BJP now admitting that the constant attacks have the party perturbed. 

Arnab Goswami can chill. Congress won’t come after him because of ‘Mahatma’ syndrome

Arnab Goswami's WhatsApp chats submitted by Mumbai Police in TRP scam can have all kinds of incriminating evidence. But it's not enough to make India's opposition speak up.

Thank you, Akhilesh Yadav. BJP can take its vaccine nationalism from here

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav erred big time with his ‘BJP’s vaccine’ comment. But it highlights how BJP is winning the battle of public perception in Covid management.

On Camera

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Representative image of Army | ANI

Central Vista, old army uniforms—why this year’s Republic Day parade is a source of pride

Days of Mughal or British glory are over. Central Vista is Indian govt's modern structure, and uniforms are sources of pride.
A Chinese flag being raised in the Lujiazui Financial District of Shanghai | Photo: Qilai Shen | Bloomberg

India among Asian destinations for investors fleeing Chinese real estate debt crisis

Both Goldman Sachs & CreditSights consider Indian companies attractive. While the first recommends high-yield renewables, the latter considers financial firms to well shielded here.

Defence

File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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