Monday, 17 January, 2022
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Topic: RJD

‘Flown to Hyderabad for Third Front talks’ by KCR, why Tejashwi left Telangana CM guessing

Telangana CM K. Chandrashekar Rao is striving to form a non-BJP, non-Congress front at the national level. But Tejashwi Yadav’s ‘courtesy call’ is not believed to have yielded a positive result.

Tejashwi Yadav marries Haryana girl & long-time friend Rachel in low-key ceremony in Delhi

Tejashwi's wedding with Rachel Godinho was a low-key ceremony. Tejashwi's sister Rohini Acharya confirmed the wedding and the bride's name in a tweet Thursday.

‘Bihar bypoll losses & JD(U)-BJP taunts’ send disappointed Lalu Yadav back to Delhi

Ruling JD(U) retained both Tarapur and Kusheshwar Asthan assembly seats in last week's bypolls. NDA leaders say Lalu Yadav’s campaign actually helped them.

Lalu back in poll mode after 6 years, minus his trademark wit but with mass appeal intact

RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav held election meetings at Tarapur & Kusheshwar Asthan, where bypolls are to be held on 30 October, and focussed on ‘serious issues’ such as inflation.  

Back in Patna, Lalu says NDA will ‘stampede’ after bypolls, RJD will ultimately form Bihar govt

RJD chief Lalu Prasad has returned to Bihar after 3.5 years, and will be addressing rallies in Kusheshwar Asthan and Tarapur, where bypolls are scheduled for 30 October.

Kanhaiya who? Why RJD will ignore ex-JNU student leader inducted by ally Congress

Kanhaiya Kumar joined Congress on 28 September in Delhi. He was earlier a member of CPI, and lost his maiden election from Begusarai in 2019.

This is how Bihar CM Nitish Kumar is looking to regain his anti-corruption crusader tag

In his first stint in 2005, Nitish Kumar had forged image of an anti-corruption crusader. The first 2 years of his rule show 122 cases filed against officials accepting bribes.

PM Modi didn’t deny caste census and heard everyone, says Nitish Kumar after meet

CM Nitish Kumar, Tejashwi Yadav and representatives from other parties including BJP met Prime Minister Modi Monday and made a strong push in support of nationwide caste-based census.

Lalu & sons again — Tej Pratap furious at aide’s removal, makes veiled attack on Tejashwi

Lalu Yadav’s older son Tej Pratap Yadav also hit out at RJD state president Jagdanand Singh, saying he doesn’t consider him as his leader. 

What the OBC bill is, and why opposition parties are rallying behind Modi govt to pass it

The OBC bill seeks to restore the power of states and UTs to identify and notify their own lists of OBCs. The bill is set to come up for passage in Lok Sabha Tuesday.

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RBI proposes changes to valuation of bank investments, relaxing of investment class rules

A Reserve Bank of India discussion paper Friday suggested removing caps on the Held-To-Maturity class of securities, and allowing more types of instruments to be held within them.

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File photo of Indian and Chinese troops disengaging from the banks of the Pangong lake area in eastern Ladakh | ANI

These Chinese fears about India ‘choking’ key road are holding up Hot Springs disengagement

A 13-hour meeting of Indian and Chinese military commanders held last week ended without an agreement, and further talks are expected to be held.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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