Tag: NDA

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  • Rahul Gandhi’s Wayanad opponent Thushar Vellapally arrested in UAE in cheating case

    Rahul Gandhi’s Wayanad opponent Thushar Vellapally arrested in UAE in cheating case

    The NDA Kerala convenor had issued a cheque of 10 million dirhams (approximately Rs 19.5 crore) ten years ago to a construction firm that had bounced.

    August 22, 2019
  • Unease in Bihar NDA, political developments keep state in suspense

    Unease in Bihar NDA, political developments keep state in suspense

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar paying a sudden visit to the residence of senior RJD leader Abdul Bari Siddiqui in Darbhanga, and BJP’s sudden, bitter reaction to Tejashwi Yadav’s meeting with his father and RJD chief Lalu Prasad in jail amply indicate that Bihar politics is set to take a sharp turn sooner than later, say the analysts.

    July 22, 2019
  • BJP sees red as Nitish Kumar seeks details about RSS, its affiliates

    BJP sees red as Nitish Kumar seeks details about RSS, its affiliates

    The letter, which was issued by the Bihar Police Special Branch, the intelligence wing of the state police which briefs the chief minister, asked the officials to gather details about the office-bearers of the RSS and its allied organizations and submit the details within a week.

    July 17, 2019
  • No Balakot dividend

    No Balakot dividend

    The post-Balakot militaristic underpinning of its electoral campaign paid rich dividends for the BJP/NDA in the recent polls, but the much-hyped success of that air-strike in “enemy” territory had minimal impact on those controlling the government’s purse-strings.

    July 11, 2019
  • Skewed priority

    Skewed priority

    Considerable misgiving and potential controversy might have been averted if a know-all attitude had not been displayed ahead of the only-partially attended all-party meeting the Prime Minister had called on Wednesday to discuss the proposal for simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha and Vidhan Sabhas.

    June 21, 2019
  • Challenges sans frontiers

    Challenges sans frontiers

    The Pakistani missile firing on 23 May ~ the day India's election results were declared ~was a rude reminder that India lives in an increasingly troubled neighbourhood: hence, the necessity for a professional foreign policy and strategic inputs in the daily task of governance for the new leadership.

    June 12, 2019
  • Mamata Banerjee congratulates Nitish Kumar for parting with NDA outside Bihar

    Mamata Banerjee congratulates Nitish Kumar for parting with NDA outside Bihar

    Banerjee’s TMC is locked in a pitched political battle in West Bengal with the BJP, the lead party in the NDA.

    June 10, 2019
  • JD(U) won’t be part of NDA outside Bihar, to contest polls alone in four states

    JD(U) won’t be part of NDA outside Bihar, to contest polls alone in four states

    The decision was taken at the party's National Executive Meet today, which was attended by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

    June 9, 2019
  • From fear to inclusiveness is India’s great challenge

    From fear to inclusiveness is India’s great challenge

    The creation of Pakistan was the result of a fear psychosis of losing Muslim identity in India with eighty per cent of its Hindu population.

    June 7, 2019
  • Modi 2.0 first Union Cabinet meet today

    Modi 2.0 first Union Cabinet meet today

    A total of 57 leaders from the BJP and NDA allies took oath as the new union council of ministers on Thursday at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

    May 31, 2019
  • ‘Hurt’ over being left out of Modi government: Apna Dal

    ‘Hurt’ over being left out of Modi government: Apna Dal

    Apna Dal leaders were sure that Anupriya Patel would not only be included in the government but would also be elevated.

    May 30, 2019
  • JD-U doesn’t want ‘symbolic representation’ in Modi government, will stay out: Nitish Kumar

    JD-U doesn’t want ‘symbolic representation’ in Modi government, will stay out: Nitish Kumar

    I spoke to my party leaders and people and they were not agreeing to one berth and the symbolic representation, said Nitish Kumar while addressing the media in New Delhi.

    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 visits Arun Jaitley, may ask him to join government

    Narendra Modi visits Arun Jaitley, may ask him to join government

    Arun Jaitley had, on Wednesday, written to Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi requesting him to keep him out of the new government which will be sworn in on Thursday.

    May 29, 2019
  • Familiar farce

    Familiar farce

    Though a closed door meet, the family did leakits viewpoint: Sonia and Priyanka’s contention that Rahul’s resignation would play into the BJPs hands invites ridicule ~ has enough damage not already resulted from Rahul’s inept political management?

    May 28, 2019
  • First session of 17th Lok Sabha likely to commence on June 6

    First session of 17th Lok Sabha likely to commence on June 6

    The speaker is expected to be elected on June 10 while the pro-tem speaker will administer the oath of office to all the newly elected MPs.

    May 27, 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