Posts by Vicky Nanjappa

Will Amitabh Bachchan be BJP’s consensual candidate for President of India?

With just three months to go before the electoral college choses the next President of India, there are at least four names in circulation. The name that is doing the rounds the most is that of BJP patriarch L K Advani.

However, the saffron party, which is in a relatively good position to chose its candidate after the big Uttar Pradesh win may just spring a surprise.

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A week later, Yogi Adityanath to return home

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is heading home. Exactly a week after being sworn in as the CM, Adityanath will be in Gorakhpur on Saturday where a grand welcome has been planned.

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A blend of development and Hindutva: Tracking Yogi Aditynath’s Parliament record

One of the biggest news after the Bharatiya Janata Party won the Uttar Pradesh elections was the appointment of Yogi Adityanath as chief minister.

Since taking over as the CM, he has made all the right noises and has been in the media for a considerable amount of time.

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Will sprinkle Ganga Jal in all UP govt offices when I become CM: Akhilesh Yadav

I will sprinkle Ganga Jal at all government offices when I become chief minister of Uttar Pradesh once again in 2022, said Akhilesh Yadav. The former UP CM was addressing a media gathering in Lucknow on Saturday.

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Trojan Horse Plot: How Birmingham became hub of jihadis from Pak and Kashmir

Birmingham is in the news again. The police had named the Westminster attacker as Birmingham-based Khalid Masood. Four persons were killed in the London attack that took place on Wednesday.

Birmingham has a distinction of being one of the major jihadi breeding grounds.

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Border with Pak to be sealed soon: Rajnath

The International Border with Pakistan will be sealed soon, Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh said while speaking at the passing out parade of Border Security Force assistant commandants at the BSF Academy in Tekanpur, Madhya Pradesh on Saturday.

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Former Congress MP Hanumanthappa Rao abuses police, charged

There is no stopping bad behaviour by politicians. After Ravindra Gaikwad, former Congress MP, V Hanumanthappa is in the news after being charged for allegedly abusing a police official in the Telangana state assembly premises.

He began abusing the police officer after he stopped from proceedings towards the media point.

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Counter-terrorism: Decoding Ajit Doval’s US visit

National Security Advisor Ajit Doval is in the United States where he would seek to deepen counter-terrorism cooperation.

During the various meetings that He has been having Doval has stressed on the need for expansion and increasing cooperation to jointly combat terror.

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SEBI bars Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance from futures trading for 1 year

The Securities and Exchange Board of India has banned Reliance Industries and 12 others from equity derivatives trading for one year and directed the Mukesh Ambani-led firm to disgorge nearly Rs 1,000 crore for alleged fraudulent trading in a 10-year-old case.

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How UAE and India are plotting the end of Dawood Ibrahim

With the United Arab Emirates government already probing his properties and the Enforcement Directorate filing a case under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, it appears that bad days for Dawood Ibrahim have begun. There are several business interests and properties of Dawood which have been identified in Dubai, and India is working closely with the UAE to seize them.

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