“Better late than never.” This is how the reactions have been to the BJP pulling out of the coalition with the PDP in Jammu and Kashmir. The alliance was one of convenience and at no time did it appear that the the BJP and PDP were on the same page.
The BJP announced that it was breaking away from the PDP. This effectively ended the BJP-PDP government in Jammu and Kashmir. The question is what next in Jammu and Kashmir.
Jammu and Kashmir stares at the imposition of President’s rule once again. The decision by the BJP to withdraw support to the PDP led government was made today. If no party is able to cobble up the numbers, then President’s rule becomes inevitable.
Operations against militants in Kashmir would be intensified in the coming days, Director General of Police SP Vaid said here on Tuesday as the state headed for a spell of governor’s rule.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi once again floated the idea of a ‘one nation, one poll.’ While the non-BJP ruled states do not appear in favour of the idea, the issue has been gaining traction.
It is often said that the West has four wings of the armed forces-The Army, Airforce, Navy and the Church. Several security analysts and officials say that the problem being posed by the Christian missionaries is immense. Like Islamic terrorism which is a more open threat, the threat posed by a large section of missionaries is veiled, but extremely dangerous.
The RSS has strongly condemned the morphing of Pranab Mukherjee’s photograph after he attended an event at Nagpur on Thursday. Gopal Arya, the Secretary, Central Office, RSS said it was the handiwork of some divisive political forces.
The Shiv Sena has raised the pitch and said that former President of India, Pranab Mukherjee could the consensus candidate for prime minister in 2019. If the NDA fails to get a majority, then Mukherjee could be the consensus candidate, an editorial in the Shiv Sena’s mouthpiece, Saamna said.
A day after Union Minister Hansraj Ahir said that urban naxals were behind the Bhima Koregaon violence, five persons have been arrested on the ground that they were behind the meeting where speeches were made to incite violence.
The Pune police has made a shocking revelation before a court in which it said that the naxalites were mulling another Rajiv Gandhi like incident.