Tuesday, 4 October, 2022
TopicVishwajit Rane

Topic: Vishwajit Rane

Victorious leaders, top ministers — BJP has clear contenders for CM post in Goa & Manipur

The party has incumbent CMs in Manipur and Goa — N. Biren Singh and Pramod Sawant, respectively — and plausible alternatives from second-rung leadership.

In Goa politics, personalities matter more than party. These polls are more proof

There are numerous examples of leaders winning constituencies repeatedly, no matter which party they’re representing. Goa’s muddled political history is a reason why.

Rodeo rider returns to first love farming: Why Congress’ Pratapsingh Rane won’t fight Goa polls

Pratapsingh Rane, MLA since 1972 and 6-time CM, would have been pitted against daughter-in-law Deviya, BJP candidate from his old seat Poriem, had he chosen to contest.

BJP vs BJP in Goa as CM Sawant & Health Minister Rane keep squabbling over Covid surge

Vishwajit Rane has been openly criticising CM Pramod Sawant over oxygen shortage & delayed lockdown, but BJP calls it a mere ‘difference of opinion’.

On Camera

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Beneficiaries of the PM-GKAY PDS centre in Odisha | Representational image | ANI

Free grains, fuel tax deferred – Gujarat, HP on its mind, Modi govt puts politics over economy

RBI's rate hike also among decisions announced last week that might pay political dividends in state polls, but could come with commensurate economic costs, say economists.

Defence

The LCH is designed with stealth features such as reduced visual, aural, radar and infrared signatures | Photo: IAF

Prachand, India’s new Light Combat Helicopter, doesn’t yet have main arsenal or protection suite

IAF inducted new helicopter Monday, but it'll get anti-tank guided missile only by mid-2023, while air-to-air missiles haven't yet been ordered, it is learnt.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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