Politics or pressure? What’s driving Mayawati’s 2024 poll moves

Politics or pressure? What’s driving Mayawati’s 2024 poll moves

The complex electoral landscape of Uttar Pradesh is engulfed in the ‘mysterious’ political moves by its former chief minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati. Under opposition fire over allegations of being ‘BJP’s B team’, a jibe often taken by Samajwadi (SP) Party chief Akhilesh Yadav, Mayawati was almost close to shedding the label … Read more

Kangana Ranaut has 50 LIC policies: Good or bad idea. Here’s what financial experts have to say

Kangana Ranaut has 50 LIC policies: Good or bad idea. Here’s what financial experts have to say

Kangana Ranaut made headlines on Tuesday by disclosing her extensive assets totaling over Rs 91 crore, as per media reports. As per her affidavit, Ranaut holds movable assets valued at Rs 28.7 crore and immovable assets amounting to Rs 62.9 crore. Notably, she also carries a debt of Rs 17.38 crore. While Ranaut’s diverse property … Read more

Opposition claims on lack of jobs are hollow and misleading, says Anurag Thakur

Opposition claims on lack of jobs are hollow and misleading, says Anurag Thakur

Union Minister and BJP candidate from Hamirpur constituency Anurag Thakur during his ‘Vijay Sankalp Yatra’ and public meetings in his Parliamentary constituency for the Lok Sabha elections, in Hamirpur district on May 11, 2024. | Photo Credit: PTI Union Minister Anurag Thakur on Wednesday termed the allegations of the INDIA bloc on insufficient jobs as … Read more

There’s anti-Modi wave in the country and NDA allies will shy away from supporting him: Revanth Reddy

There’s anti-Modi wave in the country and NDA allies will shy away from supporting him: Revanth Reddy

Telangana Chief Minister Revanth Reddy and his family members show inked fingers after casting votes at a polling station during the fourth phase of Lok Sabha polls, in Kodangal, Monday, May 13, 2024. | Photo Credit: PTI Chief Minister A. Revanth Reddy said India is witnessing an anti-Modi wave and that none of the National … Read more

Finance Ministry notifies LIC’s 17% wage revision for employees from 2022: Report

Finance Ministry notifies LIC’s 17% wage revision for employees from 2022: Report

The Union Finance Ministry has recently notified the wage revision of LIC employees, which will benefit over 1.1 lakh employees in the state-run insurance company. The revision, which is about 17 per cent annual increase in the wages, with be applicable from August 1, 2022.  The wage revision would see an annual implication of around … Read more

The Hindu Morning Digest – April 17, 2024

The Hindu Morning Digest – April 17, 2024

An Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) displayed outside the office of the Election Commission of India | Photo Credit: SHASHI SHEKHAR KASHYAP Supreme Court says EVMs are accurate unless they are maligned by human bias The Supreme Court on Tuesday disagreed with the idea of a return to paper ballots to restore the “little man’s” confidence … Read more

BJP manifesto fine print: Free insurance of up to Rs 5 lakh for seniors, affordable cover for small firms

BJP manifesto fine print: Free insurance of up to Rs 5 lakh for seniors, affordable cover for small firms

In the BJP’s manifesto for the upcoming elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has promised to extend health insurance coverage to all individuals aged 70 and above under the Ayushman Bharat scheme. This move is not only aimed at enhancing the healthcare system in the country but also at securing the support of the elderly population, … Read more

The Hindu Morning Digest – April 15, 2024

The Hindu Morning Digest – April 15, 2024

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with BJP President J.P. Nadda during the BJP’s manifesto launch in New Delhi on April 14, 2024 | Photo Credit: R.V. Moorthy BJP manifesto drops NRC, says CAA to give citizenship to all ‘eligible persons’ The BJP has dropped compilation of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) from its manifesto that … Read more

The Hindu Morning Digest – April 14, 2024

The Hindu Morning Digest – April 14, 2024

An anti-missile system operates after Iran launched drones and missiles towards Israel, as seen from Ashkelon, Israel on April 14, 2024. | Photo Credit: Reuters Israel closes airspace as Iran launches drones in first-ever full-scale military assault Iran launched drones toward Israel late Saturday, the Israeli military announced, and Iran’s state-run media reported that dozens … Read more

Not an ‘easy take’ for Navneet Rana in Amravati 

Not an ‘easy take’ for Navneet Rana in Amravati 

File picture of BJP candidate Navneet Rana during an election rally before filing her nomination from the Amravati Lok Sabha constituency for the Lok Sabha polls, in Maharashtra on April 4, 2024 | Photo Credit: PTI In the bustling political scene of communally sensitive Amravati, actor-turned-Independent MP Navneet Kaur Rana is preparing for a role … Read more