Tag: Bharatiya Janata Party

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  • Hoping for conclusiveness

    Hoping for conclusiveness

    If the Government of India’s attempt to strike a final accord in Nagaland after decades of political talks creates fear and anxiety in the minds of people, then it cannot be called a solution for peace.

    November 4, 2019
  • Sikkim and Odisha

    Sikkim and Odisha

    The Bharatiya Janata Party has made little or no impact here though it had accused Mr Patnaik of “betraying” Bijepur by vacating the western Odisha seat.

    October 29, 2019
  • Sunny Deol turns 63; wishes pour in from across country

    Sunny Deol turns 63; wishes pour in from across country

    SAD President Sukhbir Singh Badal also wished his friend on Twitter.

    October 19, 2019
  • BJP MLA prays for damaging limbs of single-use plastic user

    BJP MLA prays for damaging limbs of single-use plastic user

    Reacting to the MLA episode, Congress spokesperson Archana Sharma said that while promoting cleanliness is good, however, praying for someone's personal loss is a bad thing.

    October 9, 2019
  • Jadavpur University ruckus: BJP, Left body file FIRs

    Jadavpur University ruckus: BJP, Left body file FIRs

    Left blames ABVP-backed outsiders for vandalism.

    September 21, 2019
  • Fact, fiction, figures

    Fact, fiction, figures

    Those falling are private final consumption expenditure, down from 7.3 per cent in 2018 to 3.1 per cent in 2019; gross fixed capital formation, down from 13.3 per cent to four per cent; exports, down from 10.2 per cent to 5.7 per cent; imports from 11 per cent to 4.2 per cent and, of course, the GDP, down from eight per cent to five per cent.

    September 21, 2019
  • JNU’s chutzpah

    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.

    September 4, 2019
  • Bandaru Dattatreya to take over as new Himachal Governor

    Bandaru Dattatreya to take over as new Himachal Governor

    Dattatreya, a senior BJP leader from Secunderabad in Telegana, had joined Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) in the 60s and he had served as BJP general secretary in Andhra Pradesh unit from 1982-1989.

    September 1, 2019
  • Train called Tipu

    Train called Tipu

    Thus will the Ministry of Railways be asked to come to the aid of the party and reinforce the spirit of Hindu India ~ within medieval Muslim India ~ on the walls of coaches of a particularly popular short-distance train.

    August 31, 2019
  • Rahul Gandhi to appear in Bihar court today

    Rahul Gandhi to appear in Bihar court today

    Bihar Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi had filed a defamation case and said that 'Rahul defames and hurts the sentiments of everyone who has the Modi surname'.

    July 6, 2019
  • Two years on, Arun Jaitley says GST proved to be consumer, business-friendly

    Two years on, Arun Jaitley says GST proved to be consumer, business-friendly

    In pre GST era the States had multiple laws which entitled them to impose taxation at different points. The States were scared of the fear of the unknown but the Central Govt. persuaded States with a 14% annual increase from the tax base of 2015-16 for a period of five years, said Jaitley.

    July 1, 2019
  • Waiting with trepidation

    Waiting with trepidation

    The final draft of the National Register of Citizens in Assam, which is slated to release on 31 July, has courted controversy mainly because of its cut-off year.

    July 1, 2019
  • Post-colonial shame

    Post-colonial shame

    In contrast, the Supreme Court has put the health establishment on notice both at the Centre and in Patna.

    June 28, 2019
  • Deepening crisis in Manipur

    Deepening crisis in Manipur

    The severe liquidity crunch in the state primarily stems, not from a lack of funds, but from failure of governance.

    June 24, 2019
  • Competitive mayhem

    Competitive mayhem

    In point of fact, Saturday’s eruption of violence was extensive, stretching from South to North Bengal.

    June 12, 2019
  • Man stabbed to death in Jammu, investigation underway

    Man stabbed to death in Jammu, investigation underway

    An FIR has been filed under 302 of RPC (murder) and Arms Act, the official said, adding that investigations are underway.

    June 9, 2019
  • Manohar Lal Khattar govt to fill 20,000 government posts in state

    Manohar Lal Khattar govt to fill 20,000 government posts in state

    In order to strengthen the security arrangements in the state, recruitment would be made to 5,000 posts in the Police Department and to fill the vacant posts of Group D, the candidates who were in the waiting list of previous recruitment would be given preference.

    June 8, 2019