Monday, 8 August, 2022

Topic: RLD

AAP to push for division of Uttar Pradesh into smaller states ahead of 2019 polls

At a Noida event, Arvind Kejriwal advocated for the division of the state and said it has lagged in development because of its size.

Here’s what Hindutva WhatsApp groups say Narendra Modi should learn from Kairana

That a Muslim won the seat hurts them more than the BJP’s defeat.

The BJP may do a good job of not showing it, but it must be in great panic

The opposition was so confident of winning Kairana that it gave the ticket to a Muslim, despite the possibility of an anti-Muslim Hindu consolidation.

Why the BJP is sleepless over Jats & Muslims joining hands in Uttar Pradesh poll

Many will vote for RLD but only because the candidate is a Muslim; say Jat-Muslim unity thing of the past.

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US Special Forces and NATO troops in Afghanistan | Representational image | Commons

US interests in Af-Pak now just ‘transactional’. People can fight their own battles

US drone attack that killed al-Qaeda chief al-Zawahiri shows America can still challenge the Taliban and remain a player in the Af-Pak security discourse.
A suspension pylon in Tamil Nadu | Commons

You thought power subsidy is a Delhi-Punjab problem? Check out Tamil Nadu’s power sector mess

RBI data shows Indian discoms owe power generation firms over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, almost a third of which is owed by Tamil Nadu, where power subsidy cost is twice that of food subsidy.


The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

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.