Wednesday, 1 February, 2023
TopicOpposition alliance

Topic: Opposition alliance

Special status to ‘all backward states’ if non-BJP alliance comes to power, says Nitish Kumar

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar, who snapped ties with the BJP & joined the seven-party opposition 'Mahagathbandhan', made the remark in reply to a query from journalists in Patna.

Opposition divided on CBI raid on Delhi Deputy CM Sisodia, blame AAP’s ‘eerie silence’ in the past

AAP's silence on central agencies targeting opposition, differences among allies on Sisodia reflects conflict over ambition of leaders wanting to be the face challenging Modi in 2024.

As AAP’s Kejriwal eyes bigger role, TMC says ‘Mamata has no national aspirations’ after Goa loss

After AAP’s sweep of Punjab, TMC seems to be taking a more conciliatory attitude towards AAP as it aims to form anti-BJP front for 2024. Unclear if Congress will be included.

Will Kejriwal be in ‘old ally’ Mamata’s opposition front after 10 March? AAP & TMC say ‘likely’

TMC & AAP leaders say Kejriwal has so far not been approached for convention to address Centre's interference in governance, but his position in alliance may change after assembly polls.

All for opposition unity, but can’t take us for granted — Trinamool on missing from oppn events

At a press conference in Delhi, Trinamool leaders say party is different from others in opposition because it had fought and won Bengal polls without allies.

OBC bill helps break monsoon session logjam as opposition agrees to support it in Parliament

OBC bill is slated to be tabled in Parliament Monday. Given that several states are set to go to polls next year, parties are keen to back a law that helps the backward class.

Mamata Banerjee’s Delhi visit says a lot about ‘Mission 2024’. More than what she let on

During her four-day visit, Mamata Banerjee met Congress president Sonia Gandhi, AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal, and spoke to RJD leader Lalu Prasad and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav.

Pegasus row forges rare opposition unity. Led by Congress, parties demand Parliament debate

Several opposition parties meet in Parliament, before addressing a joint press conference. Rahul Gandhi counters claims they are disrupting monsoon session.

Prashant Kishor and Congress — A Faustian pact or a feast that can truly threaten Modi’s BJP

Defeating Narendra Modi needed a face. Here’s what you have instead — face-off with a grand strategy.

Mayawati, Mamata skip CAA meet: Can Congress-led opposition give protests political shape?

BSP, TMC, AAP, DMK and Shiv Sena skipped the Congress-led opposition meet Monday for a joint strategy against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and the National Register of Citizens.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...

Defence

The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.