Saturday, 3 December, 2022
TopicSoft Hindtuva

Topic: Soft Hindtuva

Sharad Pawar & Ajit Pawar face off once again, this time over NCP’s new saffron flags

Sharad Pawar has 'snubbed' nephew Ajit Pawar's assertion that NCP will use saffron flag with Shivaji emblazoned on it, a move seen as toeing soft Hindutva line.

Congress’ Abhishek Singhvi attacks Zaira Wasim, says she’s done disservice to Muslims

Abhishek Singhvi appears to be pushing Rahul Gandhi’s ‘soft Hindutva’ agenda; he also hit out at BJP for not taking action in Delhi temple incident.

No ‘soft Hindutva’ in Telangana as Congress goes all out to court all religions

Congress manifesto promises monthly honorarium for imams, salary for temple priests on par with state staff and efforts to get SC status for Dalit Christians.

The 4 Cs that mark Congress’ decline from secularism to soft Hindutva

In Congress’ slide to soft Hindutva, the fraud of secular politics has been exposed.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan | ANI

Arif Mohammad Khan vs Kerala govt isn’t a new faceoff. Old cases show Governor wears two hats

Under UGC provisions, a search committee is appointed to find suitable candidates for the V-C post. Governors make their selection from among these names.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.