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BJP has always taken hits on parties that have promoted nepotism and dynasty politics. Little did it expect that such an issue will come to haunt it.
The teetering marriage of Bharatiya Janata Party and Shiv Sena finally ended on Thursday when Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray announced the breakup.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Housing for All plan was one of the crucial parts of his achhe din promise. As it turns out, there are high chances that promise may be misused by unscrupulous elements to lure people into dubious deals.
Sexism, misogyny and patriarchy are so deeply ingrained in our society that it is no surprise when politicians and ‘public leaders’ dish out insensitive misogynistic remarks.
In a desperate bid to revive its fortunes in the poll-bound Uttar Pradesh, the Congress party released a list of 40 star campaigners just for the first phase of the elections.
The Tamil Nadu government’s ordinance allowing Jallikattu may also lead to many other states taking the same route and in the process overriding judicial orders in order to hold banned animal sports in their states.
The Indian space agency will comfortably break the record previously held by the Russian Dnepr rocket--a transformed inter-continental ballistic missile--which launched 37 satellites into orbit in 2014.
With the Railways yet to present a comprehensive plan to avoid these vulnerabilities such accidents continue to claim hundreds of lives. The inability to swiftly tackle the issue of safety raises questions of where the attention and resources of the ministry are focused.
One of the biggest issues faced by citizens after demonetisation was the shortage of ₹100 notes.
Speaking about one of his visits to a primary school in Rae Bareli, the parliamentary constituency of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, he said children took him for Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi.
Akhilesh has come out as a strong contender in the elections, he seems to have realised that he may not be able to win a majority this time on his own. He will need to stitch together an alliance to avoid a hung assembly.
Though, Sidhu may have called himself a born Congressman to woo the party veterans, a mention of his old statements against the Grand Old Party and its vice-president may leave him embarrassed.