Thursday, 30 June, 2022

Topic: TMC

Former CMs Faleiro and Alemao among 11 in 1st Trinamool list for Goa election debut

Kiran Kandolkar and Jagdish Bhobe, who resigned from the Goa Forward Party Tuesday, will contest from Aldona and St Andre seats, respectively.

In West Bengal, misuse of funds in the name of sports clubs must stop. Order probe

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TMC member Saket Gokhale under fire for crowdfunding ‘Rs 76 lakh’, claims it was ‘like salary’

Several Twitter users are calling for accountability for the alleged Rs 76 lakh raised by him through a crowdfunding account in 2019. He says this is ‘coordinated IT cell attacks’.

TMC MP Derek O’ Brien tests positive for Covid, self-isolates at home

O’ Brien said he has moderate symptoms and requested those who came in contact with him in the last three days and showing symptoms to seek medical advice.

How KCR’s idea of a non-BJP, non-Congress front has been a ‘non-starter’

The first to float the idea of a ‘federal front’, the Telangana Chief Minister’s many meetings with leaders wasn’t followed up with ‘seriousness’ and constant effort, say analysts.

‘Bus will reach destination’ says TMC’s Luizinho Faleiro, day after 5 members resign in Goa

MLA Lavoo Mamledar & 4 others resigned from TMC within 3 months of joining party, alleging it was trying to 'divide Goans on basis of religion'. Faleiro didn't comment on 'communal' claim.

Former Goa MLA quits TMC, dubs it as ‘communal’ party trying to ‘disturb secular fabric’

The former Ponda MLA had joined the Mamata Banerjee-led party in September and has accused TMC of trying to divide Hindu and Christian votes ahead of the assembly polls.

TMC MP Jawhar Sircar tweets edited video on ‘protests’ against PM Modi, Twitter flags it

PM Modi faced protests during his trip to Varanasi this month but the media didn’t cover the incident, claims Sircar. Original video shows support for the PM and chants of ‘Jai Shri Ram’.

I will never join BJP, says Prashant Kishor. Wants to be called ‘political aide’, not strategist

In ‘Off The Cuff’ conversation with ThePrint Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta and Senior Associate Editor Neelam Pandey, I-PAC founder Prashant Kishor opens up on variety of issues.

Lok Sabha passes bill to link voter ID with Aadhaar in 20 mins, as Opposition & others object

Move will ‘purify electoral rolls’ says Law Minister Rijiju. But Opposition parties as well as BJD & YSRCP, which have backed govt legislation before, ask why the ‘tearing hurry'.

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Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
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RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


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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.