Thursday, 19 May, 2022
TopicVarun Gandhi

Topic: Varun Gandhi

On ‘sidelined’ Maneka & Varun Gandhi’s home turf, BJP on course for clean sweep

Maneka Gandhi’s parliamentary constituency Sultanpur is divided into 5 assembly constituencies, and so is Varun Gandhi's Pilibhit.

‘Indians bearing weight of govt’s kind-heartedness’: Varun Gandhi’s fresh salvo at Modi govt

Gandhi, who is the BJP MP from UP's Pilibhit, has been repeatedly launching tirades against his own party and government since the introduction of the now-repealed farm laws.

Expect strong action from strong govt: BJP MP Varun Gandhi’s fresh dig at Modi govt on ABG fraud

Also naming defaulters like Mallya, Nirav Modi on Twitter, he says that while ‘people are committing suicide under debt burden’, these individuals ‘live lives of luxury’

New JNU V-C’s statement slammed for poor language, BJP MP Varun Gandhi calls it ‘illiteracy’

Several prominent academics and personalities have criticised Pandit’s press statement Monday, in which she laid out the agenda before her, over grammatical errors.

Take action against MoS Ajay Mishra, quash FIRs against farmers: Varun Gandhi writes to PM

In his letter, Varun Gandhi also asked PM to make MSP legally binding and provide Rs 1 crore compensation to families of farmers who died during protests.

BJP MP Varun Gandhi slams UP govt over farmers issue, demands legal guarantee for crop MSP

Varun Gandhi alleged that ‘crippling corruption’ at procurement centres in UP was forcing farmers to sell their grains to middlemen.

Varun Gandhi again posts pro-farmer message, shares clip of UP man setting fire to crop

Without making a direct attack, BJP MP Varun Gandhi has been critical of Modi govt's handling of agriculture issues and has sympathised with the protesting farmers.

Varun Gandhi refuses to back down, now posts clip of Vajpayee’s 1980 pitch for farmer rights

Varun Gandhi’s vocal support for Lakhimpur Kheri agitation and farmers’ protest comes months before 2022 Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, where BJP is hoping for re-election.

Attempt to turn Lakhimpur Kheri incident into ‘Hindu vs Sikh battle’, Varun Gandhi says

In a tweet Sunday, BJP MP Varun Gandhi, who was recently dropped from party's national executive, said this was an immoral and false narrative.

Will support farmers, removal from BJP executive not a sign of anything: Birender Singh

The ex-Union minister was dropped from BJP’s central decision-making body Thursday. The move came amid his consistent support to the farmers’ agitation.

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PT Pertamina Balongan refinery in Indramayu, Indonesia | Representational | Bloomberg

Asian refiners to ramp up gasoline exports to US as sky-high prices beckon

In Asia, gasoline margins have doubled to more than $33 a barrel since the end of March and have edged above those for diesel, which have eased from a peak in early May.

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File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

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.
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