Saturday, 25 June, 2022
TopicSushil Kumar Modi

Topic: Sushil Kumar Modi

Never met patient who got cancer from beedi — MPs back ‘Indian cigar’ at RSS-linked event

RSS affiliates Swadeshi Jagran Manch and Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh, and All India Beedi Industry Federation, organise event to protest proposed changes to tobacco law.

BJP MP Sushil Modi wants online gaming taxed & regulated, says youngsters getting addicted

During Zero Hour Friday, Rajya Sabha MP Sushil Kumar Modi says the online gaming sector, like the cryptocurrency industry, has a regulatory lacuna.

No Sushil Modi, RS Prasad out — Why Team Modi has no room for Bihar BJP’s old guard

Bihar BJP leaders who called the shots between 1995 and 2020 are increasingly being made irrelevant. In the cabinet expansion, two leaders were dropped, one was excluded.

Not possible to bring petrol, diesel under GST for next 8-10 years, says Sushil Modi in RS

The BJP leader said that if petrol or diesel is brought under the Goods and Services Tax regime then states would suffer loss of Rs 2 lakh crore revenue.

Enact law to make Google, FB, YouTube share ad revenue with news media: Sushil Modi tells govt

Rajya Sabha MP Sushil Modi said Google, Facebook & YouTube end up benefiting from efforts of traditional news media that collect, verify & disseminate credible information.

No cabinet meetings, no expansion — why Bihar’s brand new Nitish govt is yet to get going

Opposition says Nitish is scared of ally BJP, but JD(U) says it’s not necessary to hold weekly cabinet meetings & cabinet expansion will happen after due consultations.

BJP leader Sushil Modi elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha

Talking to reporters, Modi thanked PM Modi and Nitish Kumar, and said he would continue to work for the development of Bihar.

BJP names former Bihar Dy CM Sushil Kumar Modi as candidate for Rajya Sabha bypoll

Modi's election to the Upper House is all but certain as the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance has a majority in the state assembly.

Not just one BJP MLA, ‘Lalu Yadav tried to get Sushil Modi to switch over from NDA’

Modi’s aides say Lalu told ex-deputy CM that since he has been dumped by BJP, he should ‘come over’ to the RJD fold. Lalu’s party says allegations are concocted.

‘Running Bihar politics from jail’ — BJP circulates audiotape accusing Lalu of luring NDA MLAs

Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi alleges that Lalu is looking to topple Bihar government by promising NDA MLAs ministerial berths.

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Not Russia, a point-less Wimbledon 2022 affects young tennis players most

Young underdogs have often defeated tennis titans. But Wimbledon 2022 removing ranking points sets them back instead of making a geopolitical impact.
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‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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