Tuesday, 9 August, 2022
TopicOpposition parties

Topic: Opposition parties

Oppn records ‘deep apprehension’ over SC upholding PMLA amendments, seeks review

New Delhi: At least 17 Opposition parties including the TMC and AAP Wednesday expressed apprehensions about the longterm implications of the Supreme Court verdict...

Opposition on their knees but BJP has troubles brewing within

For a party that derives its electoral prowess from PM Modi and is under direct supervision of master strategist Amit Shah, BJP looks like a house in disorder.

Yashwant Sinha — opposition presidential candidate is Vajpayee protege, staunch Modi critic

Sinha was announced Tuesday as opposition's pick for presidential polls. IAS-officer-turned politician, who was finance minister in Vajpayee govt, left BJP in 2018 and joined TMC last year.

Eye on consensus President pick, Rajnath ‘reached out’ to Mamata, Pawar & Kharge before oppn meet

Defence minister also reached out to Nitish Kumar, Naveen Patnaik, SP & BSP, according to BJP leaders, who say Modi govt is keen on having consensus candidate.

Secular Islamophobia: How Modi’s BJP bulldozed rivals’ imagination, left them scared to speak for Muslims

BJP’s dominance has crushed political skills and imagination of its rivals into rubble. It’s made them Islamophobic in that they’d rather not identify with Muslims in any visible way.

UP to Punjab — ‘experts’ have had their say on election results. Here’s why they are wrong

Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, regional parties and dynasty politics are just some of the things that the 'experts' are wrong about. Here's the truth about BJP.

Opposition is also a people’s mandate. Modi govt is decaying parliamentary debates

By using Parliament as a political instrument, the Modi govt has yet again raised questions and fuelled discussions regarding the credibility of the legislature.

Unprecedented, says Opposition as 12 MPs suspended for ‘misconduct’ in last Parliament session

The Opposition MPs, accused of ‘unruly and violent behaviour’ in the monsoon session, have been suspended for the duration of the winter session

Fabindia and Shami show how India is trapped between Hindutva and soft-Hindutva

Solidarity for Mohammed Shami or Fabindia won't hide the fact that, along with BJP, the opposition also has helped create the toxic atmosphere we see in India today.

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Tale of two ships – How Delhi is asserting Indianness of the Indian Ocean to China

A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.
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‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.

Defence

First batch of women cadets to join NDA

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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