Thursday, 27 January, 2022
TopicRaghubar Das

Topic: Raghubar Das

Raje, Raman, Raghubar — BJP’s ‘loser’ CMs remain party V-Ps only in name, have got no role

Vasundhara Raje, Raman Singh and Raghubar Das became BJP vice-presidents after party lost assembly elections in their home states of Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand.

Traders’ body calls BJP’s Raghubar Das ‘mentally bankrupt’ as his article targets ‘middlemen’

Confederation of All India Traders has said BJP must act against the Jharkhand ex-CM who called traders 'mafia and snake'. Raghubar Das says he wasn't talking about 'honest traders'.

BJP ropes in former Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das to woo extremely backward classes in Bihar

Raghubar Das has already participated in 45 virtual assembly meetings and is likely to hold a few more. BJP has also given Maharashtra ex-CM Devendra Fadnavis a role in Bihar.

Jharkhand defeat ends Om Mathur’s unbroken streak as BJP’s top election manager

Om Mathur, former Rajasthan BJP president, is an old RSS hand and considered close to PM Modi. He had led the party to wins in Gujarat, Maharashtra & MP.

5 reasons why BJP lost Jharkhand assembly elections

The BJP battling anti-incumbency backed an unpopular chief minister and did little course correction despite being aware of it.

Raghubar Das’ ‘arrogance’ & ‘disconnect from reality’ — what BJP thinks cost it Jharkhand

Shielding the central leadership, BJP leaders blame CM Raghubar Das, saying his ticket distribution and election management left much to be desired.

Biggest upset in Jharkhand elections — CM Raghubar Das losing to his ex-minister Saryu Roy

Saryu Roy was food minister in Das’ govt but levelled corruption charges against him. He fought as an independent, with support from JMM & BJP ally JD(U).

Jharkhand poll results is not BJP’s, but my defeat, says CM Raghubar Das

Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das was trailing behind rebel candidate Saryu Roy by over 10,000 votes in Jamshedpur (East) constituency.

BJP looks set to lose Jharkhand as Congress-JMM-RJD alliance marches to majority

JMM-led alliance ahead in 44 seats, while BJP's leading in 26. Jharkhand could well become third state where BJP fails to get a majority on its own since Lok Sabha polls 2019.

Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das trails behind independent Saryu Roy by 771 votes

Former Jharkhand minister Saryu Roy had quit the Raghubar Das cabinet and BJP after being denied a ticket from Jamshedpur (West) seat.

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File photo of Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow | Photo: Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg

How Vladimir Putin keeps everyone guessing

Over the years, Putin has always had the upper hand tactically vis-à-vis the West because he’s had what’s called escalation dominance. But experts say he may have gone a big step too far.
AU Small Finance Bank Managing Director and Chief Executive Sanjay Agarwal. | Photo by special arrangement

MSME sector requires hand-holding, Budget measures needed: AU Small Finance Bank MD & CEO

The sector has faced continued distress since the Covid-19 pandemic struck in March 2020. Govt data says about 9% of MSMEs shut down due to the pandemic.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

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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