Thursday, 29 September, 2022
TopicVasundhara Raje

Topic: Vasundhara Raje

Air strip expansion proposal in Vasundhara Raje’s backyard raises Centre’s hackles

Proposal is part of ambitious international airport project in CM’s constituency Jhalrapatan, Jhalawar. Environment ministry panel raises questions

30 ministers, one day: BJP plans blitzkrieg in battle for Gujarat

Central ministers as well as CMs are set to address three rallies each on one day in a massive show of strength by the BJP in Gujarat.

Last Laughs (Best of political cartoons, 21 – 27 October)

The best Indian cartoons of the week, chosen by senior editors at ThePrint.

Talk Point: What is the legal & political rationale of the Rajasthan govt’s media-gagging ordinance?

What is the political and legal wisdom of the media-gagging ordinance passed by Rajasthan government?

Rajasthan ordinance that gags reporting on public servants could fail legal test

Legal experts say Rajasthan government’s move to ban media from reporting details of public servants or judges in any case may not stand legal test.

Vasundhara Raje banks on water to retain power in Rajasthan

Rajasthan government’s MJSA scheme is reviving water bodies and increasing groundwater levels, and Vasundhara Raje wants to make it her main poll plank. New Delhi:...

When it comes to political dynasties, BJP is fast catching up with Congress

The BJP has slammed Rahul Gandhi for admitting the existence of dynastic politics but numbers show the ruling party isn’t free from the malaise either.

The BJP has no plans to replace any of the CMs of the four states going to polls soon

Party has faith in the leadership of Vasundhara, Shivraj, Raman and Rupani, and is working on a strategy to win these states as a precursor to 2019. Pragya Kaushika

On Camera

YourTurn

For Indian buyers, Hybrids can be pitstop. EVs still the future

The gold standard for EVs in India will have to be established with the passenger cars. But the choices remain relatively limited, and expensive.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell address the media on the Ukraine crisis in Brussels, Belgium, on 28 September 2022 | Yves Herman/Reuters

Oil price cap to blacklistings — EU slaps new ‘biting’ sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

Ursula von der Leyen, who proposed the fresh sanctions said the European Union is 'determined' to make Russia pay the price for the further escalation with Ukraine.

Defence

File image of Lieutenant General Anil Chauhan Twitter@adgpi

Centre appoints ‘China expert’ Lt Gen Anil Chauhan as new CDS

Lt Gen Chauhan retired as the Eastern Army Commander on 31 May, 2021. Prior to that, he was the Director General of Military Operations during the Balakot air strike in 2019.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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