Friday, 7 October, 2022
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Topic: political rallies

Did Ashok Lavasa case change it all for EC? Why India needs a TN Seshan: Ex-IAS officer

The election commissioners should have controlled the madness in West Bengal, but their partisan attitude has only strengthened the negative impression about civil services.

The 5 key takeaways from virtual rallies by Amit Shah, Gadkari, Rajnath and Smriti Irani

BJP leaders and Union ministers have addressed 18 virtual rallies so far, and the common theme has been PM Modi’s strong leadership at a difficult time.

Songs, slogans & hashtags — the quick, cheap way Haryana & Punjab are pepping up polls

Major parties in both states launch songs & slogans to capture voter attention, with JJP's Dushyant Chautala and INLD showing the way.

31 rallies, 10 days, 9 states: Narendra Modi’s feverish last leg of campaigning

West Bengal is a state with special focus for BJP — it will see 6 rallies by PM Modi — as the party hopes to win 22-25 seats from here, up from just 2 in 2014.

On Camera

YourTurn

A video of police personnel flogging Muslim men in Kheda | Twitter

Why it’s easier to call Kheda police violence ‘Talibanisation’ than ‘Hindutvaisation’

A refusal to call the wrong by its name is more a sin of omission than commission. Look at the police flogging of Muslim men in Gujarat’s Kheda.
Falguni Nayar, Nykaa's founder & CEO, and Sima Ganwani Ved, Apparel Group's founder & chairwoman, pose for a picture during a strategic alliance announcement in Mumbai, on 6 October 2022 | Reuters

Nykaa forge ties with Dubai’s Apparel Group to expand business in Gulf countries

Falguni Nayar, the online retailer founder and CEO, said the two companies would together build a multi-brand beauty retail business with Nykaa holding a 55% stake of the entity.

Defence

Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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