Wednesday, 19 January, 2022
TopicTejasvi Surya

Topic: Tejasvi Surya

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. 

BJP’s Tejasvi Surya is ‘missing’ from Covid front, poll scene and headlines

BJP youth wing chief Tejasvi Surya is ‘missing’, even as young Congress & AAP leaders earn plaudits in Covid crisis. But Surya says critics should check his social media handles.

BJP MP Tejasvi Surya’s joy ride on LCA Tejas causes heartburns in party

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As BJP protests, Bengaluru stalls plan to rename 11 roads in Muslim areas after Muslim leaders

BJP MP Tejasvi Surya said the decision to name roads in Muslim-majority areas after Muslims reeks of the 'communal mentality of Jinnah’s two-nation theory'.

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How England’s dying industrial towns became the West’s largest jihad factory

Malik Faisal Akram had no known affiliation with jihadist groups. Ideas that led him to take hostages in a Texas synagogue seeped into his mind almost by osmosis.
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Reliance buys robotics startup Addverb for Rs 1,000 crore to fuel tech ambitions

Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s richest person, is investing in technology as competition from rivals such as Amazon intensifies in India’s booming e-commerce market.

Defence

File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
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Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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