Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
TopicUma Bharti

Topic: Uma Bharti

Stop ‘abominable practice’: Uma Bharti steps up attack on MP’s liquor policy, targets CM Chouhan

In a series of tweets, the BJP leader called for stopping delivery of liquor & closing shops where people protest. New excise policy slashing liquor rates came into force Friday.

How ‘wanderers’ of BJP are surviving outside PM Modi’s Union Cabinet, & what they are doing now

67 ministers have left the Modi govt since 2014, most of them dropped for non-performance. Some resigned to get bigger assignments, some got organisational duties. Others are still waiting.

Uma Bharti issues ultimatum on alcohol ban in MP. Signal is to BJP high command

BJP leaders say while the call for prohibition is a good thing for society, Uma Bharti’s threat of agitation is the only way for her to find a path out of her self-imposed political exile.

There is a reason why not many quit BJP, and it’s not just power

Those who quit the saffron party find the going tougher outside, a study of the career trajectory of prominent BJP defectors shows. 

BJP faces ‘rebellion’ as Vasundhara Raje & Uma Bharti get ready with rallies next month

While Vasundhara Raje's supporters want her declared as CM candidate for 2023 Rajasthan polls, Uma Bharti wants Prohibition imposed in MP, a campaign aimed at high command. 

Uma Bharti calls for prohibition in all BJP-ruled states, appeals to party chief Nadda

In a series of tweets, former Madhya Pradesh CM Uma Bharti lists several reasons why prohibition should be imposed days after MP home minister says new liquor shops will open up.

BJP became elder brother in Bihar by climbing up Nitish Kumar’s ladder, says Uma Bharti

BJP leader Uma Bharti also said RJD's Tejashvi Yadav was a 'good boy' and praised Congress Kamal Nath, saying he fought the MP bypolls ' very tactfully'.

Allow media, politicians to meet Hathras victim’s family, Uma Bharti urges Yogi Adityanath

Bharti said the suspicious action of UP Police has dented the BJP's image, adding that even she would have visited the woman's family had she not been hospitalised.

Who demolished Babri Masjid? Court says lawless kar sevaks who got ‘agitated suddenly’

The Special CBI court notes the crowd of these ‘lawless kar sevaks demolished the disputed structure, impacting communal harmony in various parts of the country'.

Ready to be hanged, but won’t seek bail — Uma Bharti writes to Nadda ahead of Babri verdict

The letter is dated 26 September, the day BJP chief J.P. Nadda announced his new team and left Uma Bharti out, but her secretary says it was written before.

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Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.


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Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.