Manish Anand

Modi to expedite administrative reforms promised two years ago? PM asks Cabinet to study BJP's 2019 vision document

Within the BJP, party leaders are particularly looking at three big areas that are yet to be addressed: administrative, police and judicial reforms.

30 Aug 2021

Jan Ashirvad Yatra: Journey to take stock and reboot for BJP as party clings on to 'Brand Modi' factor

Taking the 212 Lok Sabha constituencies in its ambit, the Jan Ashirvad Yatra is one of the largest mobilisation of party cadres after the West Bengal Assembly elections drubbing.

22 Aug 2021

'New farm laws need improvement': Bharatiya Kisan Sangh calls for legislation on MSP

BKS functionary Dinesh Kulkarni said that farmers should get 'remunerative price' for their produce to cover their cost of production, which they are not getting in the existing system.

20 Aug 2021

BJP aims 50 per cent vote share in UP polls to blunt any possible Opposition unity

With the BJP facing the elections in UP along with Uttarakhand early next year, the saffron outfit is learnt to be banking on its past successes of exploiting the caste dynamics in its favour.

17 Aug 2021

Bill passage amid chaos not new trend in recent history of Parliament

The Parliament ruckus and bills passed without discussions appear to be the new normal, with no difference made by parties in power at the Centre.

14 Aug 2021

Monsoon session: Highest on hours lost, Lok Sabha session adjourned before schedule

The heat on the ruling BJP remained intense during the session, with even the fence-sitters in the House showing their disappointment with the passage of the bills amid the din.

12 Aug 2021

OBC Bill boards Opposition, averts full Parliament washout

Being a Constitution amendment Bill, it requires order in the House as well as two-thirds of the members present voting in its favour. 

10 Aug 2021

Constitution amendment, power bills in Parliament next week amid complete washout threats

The government is bracing up for pushing the Constitution 127th Amendment bill to give the power to states to prepare their own list of other backward castes (OBCs).

08 Aug 2021

Private member bills suffer in Parliament logjam

On Friday, the Lok Sabha had listed as many 246 private member bills, while scores of other proposals await the lottery for listing, but the House was adjourned.

07 Aug 2021

Govt not blinking for fear of putting leadership in a spot

For public posturing, though, the party asserts that the government is ready for discussion on any issue, including Pegasus, and it’s the Opposition that is running away. 

06 Aug 2021

Polls: BJP preps rank and file for shielding Brand Modi

The state units were tasked to replicate them with the state executives, which had to be further repeated at  district levels where the party workers from Mandals also participated. 

03 Aug 2021

BJP’s quorum ploy to block panel meet on Pegasus

While the meeting’s details are stated to be confidential, two panel members, BJP’s Nishikant Dubey and Trinamool’s Mahua Maitra, fought it out on Twitter over verbal abuse.

29 Jul 2021

Karnataka leadership change: Six in successor race, BJP brass to take call

While Yediyurappa, 78, has been sharing a timeline on how the situation would unfold, the BJP leadership here is patiently watching his show of strength with the Lingayat seers.

26 Jul 2021

Parliament stand-off: Washout fear looms large as government, Opposition refuse to budge

Approached by Centre, Lok Sabha Speaker faces onerous task of bringing Opposition to table

26 Jul 2021

BJP faces daunting task in finding successor to BSY 

While the chief minister sought to gauge the mood of the party top brass in the national capital, he repeatedly fended off speculation about his resignation.

18 Jul 2021

In first meet, revamped Union Cabinet approves Rs 23,123 crore for boosting health infra, focus on child care

Around 2.4 lakh normal medical beds and 20,000 ICU beds would be created of which 20 per cent would be specially earmarked for children.

09 Jul 2021

Non-performance and failure in image maintenance prove costly as 12 ministers face axe in Modi's Cabinet expansion

Cutting a sorry figure in handling of Covid and tough time in courts lead to axing of ministers.

08 Jul 2021

Major clean up in mega shake-up of Modi's Cabinet

Biggies like Javadekar, Prasad among 12 sacked; seven promoted to Cabinet rank; 43 take oath of office; Rijiju gets law, Mandaviya health, Scindia civil aviation.

08 Jul 2021

Cabinet reshuffle: PM Modi aims image makeover with new brigade of ministers

The BJP national general secretary Bhupender Yadav, a key aide of the Union Home Minister for Home Affairs Amit Shah, and a protégé of former Union Minister Arun Jaitely, joined the Cabinet.

07 Jul 2021

Leaders reaching Delhi, appointment of guvs, new ministry: Loaded signals for big Cabinet expansion

The reshuffle is likely to involve a good number of ministers of state ranks besides filling a few Cabinet berths.

07 Jul 2021

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