Modi, the mask, ideology

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Assembly polls result LIVE: Counting of votes in Gujarat, Himachal starts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi gets his finger marked with indelible ink before casting his vote at a polling booth during the second and final phase of Gujarat Assembly elections, at Ranip area in Ahmedabad, Monday, Dec. 5, 2022. (PTI Photo) While the contest in Gujarat has traditionally been between the BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party) and […]

LIVE updates: PM Narendra Modi holds roadshow in Gujarat’s Vapi

LIVE news updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday conducted roadshows in Vapi city in the Valsad district of Gujarat as the BJP ramps up its election campaign to be in power in the state. In an apparent reference to Pakistan, Home Minister Amit Shah today said that some countries, along with their government agencies, have […]

India, UK working sincerely on free trade agreement: MEA

India on Thursday said it is working “sincerely” with the UK for finalisation of the proposed free trade agreement, days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his British counterpart Rishi Sunak agreed on the “early conclusion” of the deal. “Both sides are working sincerely on the free trade agreement,” External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi […]

India takes digital banking to the poor with new initiative

India has taken another step towards financial inclusion and strengthening digital banking in the country. Indian prime minister Narendra Modi yesterday (Oct. 16) launched 75 digital banking units (DBUs) across 75 districts of the country. DBUs are brick-and-mortar outlets with minimal staff. They will provide a variety of facilities like opening savings accounts, printing passbooks, […]

West Bengal flash floods: Nine-member BJP team visits Jalpaiguri’s Malbazar

West Bengal BJP’s nine-member team, comprising MLAs including West Bengal assembly chief whip Manoj Tigga, went to Malbazar at the site of the accident near Mal river, where eight persons were washed away due to flash flood during Durga idol immersion on Vijaya Dasami night. The team, which visited Malbazar, called it “a man-made massacre”. […]

India deal may not have everything on services: UK trade minister Kemi Badenoch

A trade deal between Britain and India might not contain everything that the services sector wants, UK trade minister Kemi Badenoch said on Tuesday as a deadline to complete the deal approaches. Before stepping down, former prime minister Boris Johnson set a target with Indian leader Narendra Modi to complete a free trade agreement (FTA) […]

Tiranga vs Tiranga

India’s most audacious new party has joined the battle with Modi, freebies and nationalism. The latter is more visible. So they will match it, Tiranga for Tiranga, slogan for slogan, tweet for tweet Topics BS Opinion | Shekhar Gupta | BJP As we head into the long weekend of the big Independence Day — big […]