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Farmers’ protest in Maharashtra, MP: Both BJP-ruled agrarian states need long-term policy measures

After Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh has now been rocked by farmer unrest. At least six farmers were killed and eight others were critically injured on Tuesday when the police resorted to firing to subdue the protesting farmers in Mandsaur in Madhya Pradesh. In both Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh, the farmers’ demands are almost similar: they want complete farm loan waiver as ... Read More »

Foreign Secy contradicts Defence Minister on surgical strikes claim

Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar on Tuesday is understood to have differed with the claims of Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on the surgical strikes carried out by the Indian Army’s special forces across the LoC on September 29 to demolish terror camps. Briefing the parliamentary panel on external affairs, the foreign secretary was quoted by MPs as saying that, “the army ... Read More »

Pakistan has no right to speak on India’s internal matters, says BJP leader Hina Bhat

Hina Bhatt’s comments come after the statement by Pakistan Foreign Secretary in which he expressed Pakistan’s “serious concerns” over the killing of Hizbul commander Burhan Wani With Pakistan raising its pitch over ongoing protest-violence in the Kashmir Valley, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Hina Bhat said Pakistan has no right to talk about India and Kashmir. Responding to Foreign Secretary ... Read More »

PM Modi under fire as middle class India still awaits ‘Achhe din’

‘Achhe din aayenge’. The slogan that spearheaded the election campaign promising the “good days” of lower costs, better health care and livelihood opportunities seems to be hounding the common man of India. Sharp rises in education and healthcare costs in the last two years have hit India’s burgeoning middle class hard, denting Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s popularity among the relatively ... Read More »

BJP exploring ‘neutral’ name for Chandigarh unit president post

As the infighting in the Chandigarh unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) continues, the central leadership of the party is considering floating a name for city unit president post, for which the four senior party leaders should reach a consensus. In case, the four leaders are not able to reach consensus, the party leadership will itself finalise a name ... Read More »

Narendra Modi to be BJP’s face in Bihar polls

New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party will fight upcoming Assembly Elections in Bihar in the name of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Minister of Chemicals and FertilizersAnant Kumar announced on Tuesday. The BJP will not announce the chief ministerial candidate, said the election in-charge of BJP in poll-bound Bihar. Notably, Nitish Kumar has been declared the chief ministerial nominee of the Janata Dal-United, Rashtriya Janata ... Read More »

India against corruption, BJP condemns Anna Hazares arres

NEW DELHI: Condemning the arrest of Gandhian activist Anna Hazare, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday said the government would learn its lesson “the hard way”. “It is regrettable and condemnable. This government is bent upon crushing anyone who wants to protest against corruption,” BJP spokesperson Ravi Shankar Prasad said. Hazare and his team members, activist Arvind Kejriwal and former top cop Kiran Bedi, besides ... Read More »