Manish Anand

Candidates finalised, over to campaign

BJP gives 59 per cent tickets to OBCs & SCs for the first two phases in UP and dropped 20 MLAs.

16 Jan 2022

Indian businesses understand the value of digitalisation: Authors of 'Making India Great Again'

In this interview, authors Meeta and Rajivlochan use India’s past as a resource to identify the challenges the country faces

08 Jan 2022

2022 Punjab elections: BJP to bank on narrow margins in multi-corner fight

The party is hopeful that its urban vote base could tilt the scale since multiple claimants for rural electorate could make victory margins narrower.

31 Dec 2021

BJP rushes to placate Brahmin community in UP ahead of polls

The BJP leaders are largely unanimous that the Congress party’s campaign will cut into the Brahmin vote base, which is known to be nursing grievances with the saffron outfit in Uttar Pradesh.

27 Dec 2021

Bill to increase marriage age for women introduced in Lok Sabha, referred to Parliamentary panel

Smriti Irani said the bill also seeks to override all existing laws, including any custom, usage or practice governing the parties in relation to marriage.

22 Dec 2021

Lesson from farm laws: Government going slow on crypto-currency, other major bills in winter session

The government had unveiled plans to seek parliamentary nod for a total of 29 bills, including three that had been previously introduced in the lower house. 

12 Dec 2021

Ahead of state polls, BJP turns to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose for youth connect

The BJP has asked all its state units to go big in commemorating the life events of Bose and to hold programmes for instilling patriotic fervour among the youth.  

11 Dec 2021

After CAA, now NDA ally seeks relook into decision on northeast palm oil cultivation

National People’s Party MP Agatha Sangama argued that the scientific community has called for avoiding this step in the region to protect its bio-diversity.

11 Dec 2021

Ahead of parliament session, NDA ally calls for repealing CAA

Stormy session likely as oppn plans to raise MSP, fuel price issues

29 Nov 2021

Free foodgrain scheme gets booster ahead of assembly elections in five states

PM Garib Kalyan Yojana, announced in the wake of the imposition of nationwide lockdown last year, will cost the exchequer a whopping Rs 2.60 lakh crore

25 Nov 2021

Bill to amend Scheduled Tribes list in Uttar Pradesh before 2022 polls

As for Tamil Nadu, Parliament had classified certain castes in the Scheduled Castes category ahead of the Assembly elections in the state.

24 Nov 2021

BJP in damage control mode over farm laws

It has also been learnt that the government will now adopt hands off approach with the farmer leaders,

23 Nov 2021

PM Narendra Modi orders repeal of three farm laws ahead of Assembly polls in five states

PM Modi exhorted the agitating farmers to call off their protests and return to their homes, while apologizing for not being able to convince some of the farmers.

19 Nov 2021

Centre's prudent economic policies gave RBI elbow room to tackle inflation: BJP

The BJP slammed Opposition-ruled states for not reducing fuel VAT and said the Centre’s decision to lower excise duty will translate into Rs 88,000 crore into people's hands.

18 Nov 2021

Bypoll take aways: BJP CMs in focus after MP victory, Himachal rout

Both Chouhan and Thakur for a while have been seen as prospective candidates in the saffron party’s leadership reset agenda.

04 Nov 2021