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Is India Meddling in US Elections 2020 ?

While there has been a lot of talk about Russian interference in US elections in 2016, and of its recurrence in 2020 elections, of Chinese interference attempts, but there has not been yet a mention […]

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No More 1947; no more 1984; no more 2002; no more 2020

13000 SOS calls made over 4 days of communal violence raging in some parts of Delhi, and no response from 85000 strong Delhi Police force to come to the aid of the victims. The result: […]

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Lok Sabha passes Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

NEW DELHI (TIP): The Lok Sabha passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, which seeks to provide Indian citizenship to non-Muslim refugees coming from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan after facing religious persecution there, a little past midnight […]

Opinions

BJP bag of tricks & deceit

      By Rajeev Dhavan “If the BJP wins J&K by such plans, it will be at the expense of the unity and integrity of India, of which the state is an indelible part. India […]

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Narendra Modi Takes Oath as Prime Minister of India for the Second Term

*  36 ministers sworn in for a second term *  20 MPs take oath of office as cabinet ministers for the first time *  24 cabinet ministers, ministers of state sworn in *  Nine sworn in […]

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Nitish says decision to quit was in Bihar interest, mandate not to serve one family

POLITICAL DRAMA IN BIHAR PATNA(TIP) : The decision to part ways with the RJD and join hands with the BJP was taken in the interest of Bihar and will ensure development and justice for the state, Nitish Kumar on July […]

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Debate Why Hinduwadis are obsessed with Cow?

Cow is not sacred and beef is not forbidden to Hindus, according to Vedas  The author finds no mention in Hindu scriptures about cow being referred to as “mother” or as “holy”. He finds no […]

India

BJP mulls ‘moderate’ face for Prez polls, eyes regional help

NEW DELHI (TIP): The BJP has decided to reach out to regional parties over the election of the next President in view of the party’s assessment that several smaller outfits could support an NDA nominee for the post. Apart from […]

India

PM NARENDRA MODI TO GIVE PEP TALK TO BJP CMS; EYE ON UPCOMING POLLS

NEW DELHI (TIP): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will give a pep talk to chief ministers of 13 BJP ruled states at the party headquarters here on Sunday. Party president Amit Shah too will join them. […]

BJP president Amit Shah greets BJP-SAD’s Manjinder Singh Sirsa (left) after his victory in New Delhi.
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BJP-Akali joint candidate Sirsa wins Rajouri Garden bypoll, AAP loses deposit

NEW DELHI (TIP): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) registered a huge victory in the Rajouri Garden Assembly bypoll in the national capital on April 13 handing a humiliating defeat to the ruling Aam Aadmi Party […]

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An expansive Hindutva agenda?

The Hindutva project has succeeded in projecting itself as speaking to the deep diversities that crowd U.P “The invocation of Shiva and Shakti in this project that hitherto held firmly to a graded order and […]

Which one’s the next resident of 5, Kalidas Marg? Will it be (from left) Manoj Sinha, Rajnath Singh or Keshav Prasad Maurya? Or will it be someone else?
India

Manoj Sinha in contention for UP CM’s post, Rawat front runner in Uttarakhand

NEW DELHI (TIP): Trivendra Singh Rawat, a leader with RSS background, has emerged as the front-runner in the race for the coveted chief minister’s post in Uttarakhand. He is likely to be elected the leader […]

Goa for BJP- Alchemy of making minority into a majority
India

Goa for BJP: Alchemy of making minority into a majority

As expected the Manohar Parrikar government in Goa was able to prove its majority on Thursday, March 16, following a Supreme Court directive. Once the Governor had decided to invite the former Defence Minister, Parrikar […]

Business & Economics

UNION BUDGET 2017 – CIGARETTES, TOBACCO, MOBILES ASSEMBLED IN INDIA TO TURN DEARER

PARTS USED FOR MANUFACTURING OF LED LIGHTS WILL ATTRACT BASIC CUSTOMS DUTY 5 PER CENT AND CVD OF 6 PER CENT FROM NIL EARLIER NEW DELHI (TIP): Smokers and tobacco consumers will have to pay […]

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BJP, Dalits, and the ‘Cow politics.’

In these four years, I also saw with, some disquiet, forces of divisiveness and intolerance trying to raise their ugly head. Attacks on weaker sections that militate against our national ethos are aberrations that need to […]

India

Anandiben bows out as Gujarat CM; Shah to pick her successor

GANDHINAGAR/NEW DELHI (TIP): Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel on August 2 submitted her resignation to Governor O P Kohli hours after the BJP Parliamentary Board accepted her offer to quit and authorised party president Amit Shah […]

An upset Mayawati protests in the Rajya Sabha the derogatory comments made by UP BJP Vice President Dayashankar Singh
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Self-inflicted injuries: BJP’s anti-Dalit moorings laid bare

The BJP has just done a Bihar in Uttar Pradesh. In Bihar, its electoral prospects were damaged by no less than the RSS chief. In UP, a middling BJP leader called Mayawati, Dalit icon B R […]

India

1971 Indo-Pak War hero Lt Gen Jacob dies

Lt Gen (Retd) J F R Jacob, who played a key role in the 1971 war which liberated Bangladesh from Pakistan, died here today at the age of 92 due to “old age complications”. Jacob, […]

India

Quota remark, Dadri incident led to Bihar defeat, says Ram Vilas Paswan

NEW DELHI (TIP): NDA partner and Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Thursday spoke out on the Bihar election defeat for the first time since the verdict, saying the rival grand alliance benefitted from successfully […]

Politics

Bihar Election Results | Grand Alliance Gets 2/3rd Majority

In a huge setback to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP), an opposition grand alliance ( Mahagathbandhan) led by chief minister Nitish Kumar has dealt a shocker to NDA by securing a […]

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BJP breathes easy as RSS chief backs reservations

NAGPUR (TIP): RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on October 22 expressed support for reservations provided for under the Constitution, in a big relief to BJP which is having to fend off accusations of being “anti-quota” during […]

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VK Singh sparks row with ‘dog’ remark on Dalit deaths, apologizes

NEW DELHI (TIP): BJP‘s run of controversial statements continues with minister of state V K Singh’s ill-phrased comment that the government cannot be held responsible if a stone is thrown at a dog – in […]

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RSS Chief plays down communal attacks

Since Prime Minister Modi and his ministerial colleagues have chosen to report to the RSS and invite its inputs on policy issues, it is important to take note of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s annual Vijayadashmi […]

India

BJP urges EC to withdraw FIR against Amit Shah

NEW DELHI (TIP): BJP on Oct 8 approached the Election Commission seeking immediate withdrawal of an FIR against party chief Amit Shah for his “Chara chor” (fodder thief) remark against RJD chief Lalu Prasad and […]

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BJP BLEEDS: Lalitgate and now Advani Emergency Remark

NEW DELHI  (TIP): As if the pain of Lalitgate involving Sushma Swaraj and Vasundhara Raje Scindia was not enough , Advani chose to inject a little more of it with his emergency remarks. Already in […]