Wednesday, 15 August, 2018

Topic: TDP

Lok Sabha

Congress, TDP and Trinamool protest in Lok Sabha over Assam NRC list

Parties raised concerns over the need to protect SC & STs, strengthen the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.
Naresh Gujral

Vigilante fringe needs to be terrorised rather than them terrorising India: Leader of BJP’s ally

The Rajya Sabha MP, whose party is a BJP ally, says the current environment is not healthy for the nation, minorities need to be taken along.
Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee to invite opposition parties next week for a federal front rally in Kolkata

She is likely to invite opposition leaders personally in Delhi for a rally to be held on January 19 next year.
Chandrababu Naidu, Narendra Modii

Chandrababu Naidu accuses PM of arrogance, dashing Andhra’s hope

Naidu said that the state suffered heavily because of the bifurcation in 2014.
Rahul Gandhi

No-confidence motion against Modi was a clear sign that 2019 mahagatbandhan is yet to form

Amidst high drama of no-confidence motion against Modi govt, what seems to have gone unobserved is the implication of division of votes on 2019 elections.
Parliament

Who is Jayadev Galla, the Andhra politician with an American accent?

Galla, who initiated the no-confidence motion against Modi govt, is a battery baron and Telugu actor Mahesh Babu's brother-in-law.
Narendra Modi | Manvender Vashist /PTI

A no-confidence motion is the best time for Narendra Modi to raise his 2019 campaign pitch

Five reasons why the opposition's calculations have gone horribly wrong with the no-confidence motion.

A looming no-confidence motion in Parliament, and opposition unity ahead of 2019

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.
Narendra Modi

PM confident Parliament will function smoothly, opposition says conditions apply

Former ally TDP and the CPI say the responsibility to ensure smooth running lies with the government, and they will continue to raise their issues.
BJP

Forget Congress-mukt Bharat, is BJP planning an ally-mukt party for 2019?

The BJP is ambitious and wants to expand while the allies are suspicious of it.

Modi’s I-Day speech: Should ISRO focus on human spaceflight or refine robotic missions?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Independence Day speech announced a manned mission to space by 2022. This comes over half a century after Americans, Russian...