Saturday, 21 May, 2022
TopicTejashwi Yadav

Topic: Tejashwi Yadav

From Bochaha bypoll to Parshuram Jayanti, BJP has a big Bhumihar problem in Bihar

The upper caste Bhumihars, part of the BJP’s core vote-base, have been getting increasingly alienated from the party and are pledging their allegiance to traditional ‘enemy’ RJD.

Tej Pratap Yadav slaps ex-MLC candidate, has him thrown out during RJD Iftaar party

After the Iftaar party, Tej Pratap Yadav claimed that he held “secret talks” with Bihar CM Nitish Kumar to revive the RJD-JD(U) grand alliance.

RJD lost Bihar in 2020 because Congress lost, says Lalu Prasad, as old allies’ ties get shakier

RJD chief Lalu says Congress ‘doesn’t bring votes’ in Bihar any more, but doesn’t give direct response to questions over future of alliance, says ‘we’ll see in future’.

‘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.

Lalu sons’ rivalry at rock bottom as Tej Pratap backs Congress against Tejashwi’s man in bypoll

Allies RJD & Congress are facing-off in Kusheshwar Asthan & Tarapur bypolls. Tej Pratap has asked his supporters to back Congress in the first and his own party in the second.

Modi govt brazenly callous, Tejashwi Yadav says on caste census in letter to non-BJP leaders

The Modi govt told the SC this week that it had taken a conscious decision not to undertake enumeration of OBCs and EBCs, which it deemed administratively cumbersome.

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. 

Nitish Kumar has agreed to take up issue of caste census with PM Modi, Tejashwi Yadav claims

The Centre's recent statement that a caste-based census would include only STs and SCs has triggered fresh demand for inclusion of OBCs, who dominate the political scenario in Bihar.

Tejashwi backs Chirag Paswan, says he should join Opposition and fight against ‘RSS thoughts’

Tejashwi Yadav said Chirag Paswan can carry forward father Ram Vilas Paswan's legacy only by joining the 'existential fight' against RSS ideologue Golwalkar's 'bunch of thoughts'.

On Camera

YourTurn

Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
File photo of chief economic advisor V. Anantha Nageswaran | Photo: Twitter | @FinMinIndia

Stock market turmoil, crypto craze proof of human ‘fear, greed’ says chief economic advisor

Speaking at India Ideas Conclave, organised by think tank India Foundation in Bengaluru, V. Anantha Nageswaran, also said India was now in position to deliver domestically-driven growth'.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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