There’s no easy way to distribute tickets, whether it’s too late to stop abandoned people from causing trouble, or handing them out too early to give time to heal a broken ego. Both BJP and Bharat Rashtra Samithi attest to this.
BJP hopes to get the lead in Madhya Pradesh with 39 seats they lost in 2018 by naming candidates for them, like reported by Liz Mathew and Anand Mohan J. For the BRS, it not only pre-announced the names for the Telangana Council polls but also cover 115 of the 119 constitutions at stake in one go, Sreenivas Janyala reported. There are now reports of disgruntled candidates on both sides.
The BRS is trying to solve the problem in its infancy, with reports that one of the disqualifiers, MLC Patnam Mahender Reddy – an aspirant to win a ticket from the Tandur seat – will be introduced as minister. on Thursday.
Another damage control operation by the Modi government appears to be being held in Maharashtra. Onion auctions at all APMCs in the state’s Nashik district will resume from Thursday, after being closed for three days in protest at the Center’s imposition of a 40% tax on exports of kitchen staples .
Farmers were angry at the government’s move just as they were hoping to make a profit after a long period of falling prices. However, the government seems to have bought back the peace by announcing the purchase of another 20,000 tons of onions for Rs 2,410/quintal. Harikishan Sharma and Shubhangi Khapre reported on the government’s claim that this high price is “historic” and their insistence that the decision to announce the additional purchase was not a belated thought following protests. for farmers.
Minister of Health and Family Welfare Bharati Pawar, an MP from Nashik, home to Asia’s largest wholesale onion market, Lasalgaon, met with representatives of traders before they announced the start of the fight. prices at APMC.
Pawar also assured farmers that “we will ask the Union government to rethink and take a positive decision” on the issue of export taxes.
The crisis over a vegetable that was supposed to bring governments to tears is probably over for now. However, the promised review of the export tax may not happen anytime soon as the government is always cautious with retail prices ahead of the upcoming National Assembly elections.
Additionally, on the government table on Thursday there will be negotiations on a free trade agreement (FTA) between India and the UK, with Business and Trade Secretary Kemi Badenoch coming for bilateral negotiations. margin of the G20 trade meeting to be held on 24-25 August.
According to a UK Department of Business and Trade spokesperson, both sides are “focused on goods, services and investment” as part of the deal. However, a deal is unlikely to happen in a hurry, given Rishi Sunak’s first visit to India as UK Prime Minister next month for the G20 Leaders Summit.
The Sunak regime tried to distance itself from the views of its predecessor Boris Johnson asking for a deadline for the FTA. Officials now say the most important thing is “it’s the deal, not the date.”
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s lengthy trip to Ladakh continues on Thursday, when his office is scheduled to schedule a public meeting at a stadium in Kargil, followed by sessions. memorial at the Kargil War Memorial, Drass.
Parliament on Wednesday shared videos of Rahul’s interactions with the people of the Zanskar valley and with army veterans in Leh – the underlying message being the Modi government’s silence before the “conflicts”. infiltration” of China in Ladakh.
Ahead of the Haryana Parliament session that begins on August 25, Opposition Leader and former premier Bhupinder Singh Hooda will hold a CLP meeting on Thursday. The agenda is laying the groundwork for the Congressional attack against the BJP government in the House of Commons.
Sources said the violence in Nuh, the subsequent demolition by the authorities in the area, the General Eligibility Check organized by the Haryana Staff Selection Committee cancelled, compensation to the affected farmers. Crop loss in recent floods and unemployment are among the issues the party is concerned about. sharpen its knife on.
As farmers in Punjab and Haryana counted their losses after the water receded, Himachal Pradesh showed no sign of stopping. Overnight heavy rain caused more landslides in the state on Wednesday, killing two people – bringing the death toll over the past 10 rainy days to 26 – and blocking more than 200 more roads. Shimla continues to be among the hardest hit.
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In Thursday’s Looking Northeast, Sukrita Baruah talks about a growing new dimension to the Manipur crisis: the Nagas are looking to make their voices heard. Given the history of tension between the Kuki and Naga tribes in the state, this has raised some alarm bells.
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