Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicUma Bharti

Topic: Uma Bharti

Chapter 1 of Uma Bharti’s ‘memoirs in tweets’: How Amit Shah saved her Cabinet berth

Ex-MP CM says she could have been sacked for opposing power projects while in charge of Ganga Rejuvenation ministry in 2014, but Amit Shah supported 'aviralta (flow) of the Ganga'.

Gimmick or crusade? BJP in a fix over Uma Bharti’s anti-liquor drive ahead of MP civic poll

Ex-CM threw dung at liquor shop Tuesday, continuing campaign for prohibition. Some BJP leaders say it's a response to being 'sidelined' politically, but aide calls it 'purely social issue'.

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.

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General Qamar Javed Bajwa | File photo: Flickr

For Gen Bajwa, it was family first, Pakistan later. His rule has lessons for future leaders

From getting his sister-in-law a highly coveted job in Pakistan International Airlines to amassing billions, Bajwa has many answers to give.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) seal is pictured on a gate outside the RBI headquarters in Mumbai, India | Reuters File Photo/Danish Siddiqui

RBI to launch first pilot for retail digital rupee on 1 December

The pilot will be launched in two phases, with State Bank of India, ICICI Bank, Yes Bank and IDC First Bank participating in the first phase across four cities in the country.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.