Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad

‘We will be first with UCC’

In 2001, Dhami served as an adviser to Bhagat Singh Koshiyari, then chief minister of Uttarakhand. He started his political career in 1990 with Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad, the student wing of the BJP. He also served as the state president of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha until 2008. During this time, he was credited with compelling the state government to reserve 70 per cent of opportunities for the local youth in industries of the state. On 3 July 2021, Dhami was sworn in as the 10th Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, after the resignation of Tirath Singh Rawat.

Sad Resignation

Ever since the mayhem on the first Sunday of the New Year, VC M Jagadeesh Kumar has had a lot to answer for.

JNU’s chutzpah

Emeritus Professorships are for life, and the terms of engagement afford no scope for periodic reviews, as the distinguished economist, Prabhat Patnaik ~ also of the same stature ~ has pointed out.