Tag: Bharatiya Janata Party

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  • 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
  • Desperate reach out

    Desperate reach out

    Most transportation experts have rejected the move projected as a women’s-safety effort and opined that augmenting bus services would have yielded better results.

    June 5, 2019
  • Agrarian welfare

    Agrarian welfare

    An estimated 14.5 crore farmers stand to benefit from the extension of the PM-Kisan scheme.

    June 2, 2019
  • JD-U to stay out of Modi ministry: Nitish Kumar

    JD-U to stay out of Modi ministry: Nitish Kumar

    The Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar also reached the Rashtrapati Bhawan to participate in the swearing-in ceremony of the Modi cabinet.

    May 30, 2019
  • Mr Modi’s Act II, Scene I

    Mr Modi’s Act II, Scene I

    The BJP's emphasis on national security after the surgical raids on terrorist groups in Pakistan in February strengthened the standing of Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a strong leader. The surgical strikes marked a point of inflection in the BJP campaign, which defeated the Opposition's efforts to focus on the economic and social fronts, and governance.

    May 30, 2019
  • Narendra Modi to take oath as Prime Minister on May 30

    Narendra Modi to take oath as Prime Minister on May 30

    “The President will administer the oath of office and secrecy to the Prime Minister and other members of the Union Council of Ministers at 7 pm on May 30, 2019, at Rashrapati Bhavan,” said a tweet from the official Twitter account of Rashtrapati Bhavan run by the President’s Secretariat.

    May 26, 2019
  • BJP MP Gautam Gambhir attacks Arvind Kejriwal over pamphlet row

    BJP MP Gautam Gambhir attacks Arvind Kejriwal over pamphlet row

    Gambhir’s barb was apparently aimed at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who, in the run-up to the Lok Sabha polls in Delhi, had alleged that Gambhir had circulated pamphlets with derogatory remarks about Atishi, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate from the East Delhi constituency.

    May 25, 2019