Thursday, 30 June, 2022
TopicOpposition unity

Topic: opposition unity

BJP is worried about a worker’s text message and Agnipath is putting ministers back on TV

Besides having to deal with smirking party workers, former BJP ministers are facing the heat of incumbent ministers getting rewarded for doing extra work for the party.

Why AAP is turning up its nose at joining Mamata’s proposed non-BJP opposition front

AAP leaders say they see no urgency to respond to Mamata Banerjee's letter about joining non-BJP front, and will bide their time until Himachal and Gujarat polls later this year.

Non-Hindu traders ban at temples is BJP’s attempt to save Karnataka govt: What Urdu press wrote

ThePrint’s round-up of how the Urdu media covered various news events through the week, and the editorial positions some of them took.

Complete opposition unity is a fantasy. It just needs to stop being at war with itself

To defeat BJP, the idea of Opposition must evolve from 'vipaksha' to 'pratipaksha' — a citizens' movement.

Anti-BJPism didn’t work for Muslims. Now it’s making the Opposition lazy

The question isn't anymore about which non-BJP party can get Muslim votes. The more relevant question is which secular party can get enough Hindu votes.

Most SC/STs would vote for Opposition unity in elections, survey shows

Voters in Maharashtra and Karnataka approved of the Opposition unity while Delhi, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, and Rajasthan voters disapproved.

Opposition talks unity & Congress revival to counter BJP at Kapil Sibal’s ‘birthday dinner’

Kapil Sibal, who just turned 73, hosts opposition leaders for a birthday dinner at his residence where primary topic of discussion is unifying parties against BJP.

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.

The opposition in India has a ‘distribution’ problem

It doesn’t matter what the opposition says, because voters don’t get to know their ideas anyway.

On Camera

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Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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