Monday, 8 August, 2022
TopicTejasvi Surya

Topic: Tejasvi Surya

Modi moved heavens to mend ties with Arab world. But Nupur Sharma, Tejasvi Surya hurting it

Ironically, it's the Arab world–littered with autocracies and undemocratic regimes–that's teaching India a lesson in harmony as it celebrates its 75th birthday.

‘Many Holocaust films, none on India’s Islamic invasion’: Why Tejasvi Surya’s words sparked row

The BJP MP’s remarks, made at an event in Australia last week, have invited sharp criticism from Muslim groups, academics & human rights activists.

Uttarakhand CM Dhami pledges uniform civil code post polls as chorus grows in BJP amid hijab row

With BJP leaders framing hijab controversy in Karnataka as ‘conspiracy’ against India, the idea of the uniform civil code (UCC) has come up again as ‘need of the hour’.

With BJP’s eye on Goa polls, Tejasvi Surya withdraws call to ‘reconvert’ Muslims, Christians

BJP youth wing president, no stranger to controversy, had called on Hindu mutts to set annual targets for the conversion of Muslims and Christians to Hinduism.

Congress accuses BJP MP Tejasvi Surya & his uncle Ravi Subramanya of profiteering from vaccines

Congress spokesperson Pawan Khera alleged that according to a leaked audio tape, Subramanya purportedly took a bribe of Rs 700 per vaccine at a private hospital in Karnataka.

Tejasvi Surya proposes, BBMP disposes, says can’t implement his Covid bed allotment ‘fixes’

BJP MP Tejasvi Surya claimed he would get BBMP to reform bed allotment ‘within 100 hours’, but by next day, most processes returned to the way they were, with minor tweaks.

BBMP reinstates 16 Muslim workers suspended after Tejasvi Surya row, but 5 refuse to return

BJP MP Tejasvi Surya had read out names of 17 Muslim workers on a visit to Bengaluru’s south zone Covid war room. They were suspended & probed by police, one was arrested.

Scarce resources for Kerala, Karnataka MP, and plea for Gadkari to lead Covid ‘war’

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Did Tejasvi Surya apologise for ‘communal’ remark? His office says no, BBMP staff say yes

BJP's Tejasvi Surya sparked a row earlier this week when he singled out 17 Muslim staff members at a Bengaluru Covid war room and alleged they were running a bed-blocking scam.

Tejasvi Surya ‘communalises’ Covid fight by accusing Muslim volunteers of beds allotment racket

Video surfaces showing Bengaluru South MP Tejasvi Surya in BBMP south war room reading out names of Muslim volunteers who he claimed were taking bribes & illegally allocating beds. 

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Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
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.

Defence

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.
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