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'We'll win with or without you': Amit Shah reads riot act to internal dissenters, boosts BJP's Bihar campaign

Nov 02, 2015

'We'll win with or without you': Amit Shah reads riot act to internal dissenters, boosts BJP's Bihar campaign

Having found himself in a tight corner after the first two rounds of the polls, BJP president Amit Shah is learnt to have read the riot act to party functionaries and quibbling factions within the state leadership, and forced them to fall in line. #NewsTracker #Amit Shah #Bihar Assembly Election 2015 #Mahagathbandhan #dissenters
Our civilisation accepts differences: President Pranab Mukherjee appeals for tolerance yet again

Oct 21, 2015

Our civilisation accepts differences: President Pranab Mukherjee appeals for tolerance yet again

President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said people should convey tolerance, which is the binding force of Indian civilisation, in their daily actions. #TheySaidIt #President Pranab Mukherjee #Dissent #Tolerance
In support of all 'dissenters living in fear', Nayantara Sahgal returns her Sahitya Akademi Award

Oct 07, 2015

In support of all 'dissenters living in fear', Nayantara Sahgal returns her Sahitya Akademi Award

Renowned writer and Jawaharlal Nehru's niece Nayantara Sahgal returned her Sahitya Akademi Award on Tuesday in protest against the government's failure to preserve cultural diversity. #India #NewsTracker #Modi #Sahitya Akademi Award #Dissent #Shareworthy #MM Kalburgi #Nayantara Sahgal
VP Hamid Ansari's Lohia Memorial lecture in Gwalior on dissent holds mirror to Indian govts, present and past

Sep 24, 2015

VP Hamid Ansari's Lohia Memorial lecture in Gwalior on dissent holds mirror to Indian govts, present and past

After recently delving into the concerns of minorities — which he has probably discussed rarely in public since his 2006-07 stint as National Commission for Minorities chairman — Vice-President Hamid Ansari has made a foray into a topic gaining a lot of momentum these days: The idea of dissent. #NewsTracker #Dissent #Vice President Hamid Ansari #ITM University #Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Memorial National Lecture
Congress expects a snub from BJP-led select panel, set to give dissent note on GST

Jul 16, 2015

Congress expects a snub from BJP-led select panel, set to give dissent note on GST

States are pressing the Centre for compensating them fully for the loss of revenue in the first five years of GST replacing their taxes. #Economy #UPA #P. Chidambaram #Rajya Sabha #NewsTracker #AIADMK #GST #NDA #Bhupender Yadav #Dissent note
In a major blow to Congress, GK Vasan indicates he may leave party

Nov 01, 2014

In a major blow to Congress, GK Vasan indicates he may leave party

Asked if he had decided to break away from Congress and float a new party, he said, "I will let you know if such a good situation takes form." #Sonia Gandhi #Tamil Nadu #Congress #Rahul Gandhi #TheySaidIt #GK Vasan #Party High Command #Dissent in Congress
USAID's secret Twitter program in Cuba: 5 things to know

Aug 04, 2014

USAID's secret Twitter program in Cuba: 5 things to know

The traveler's program posed significant risk for its young recruits as well as for USAID itself. Its effectiveness is unclear. #Twitter #USAid #ListsEtc #USA #Fidel Castro #Cuba #Dissent
Aruna Roy to Modi: When governments don't listen, unrest follows

Jun 16, 2014

Aruna Roy to Modi: When governments don't listen, unrest follows

Firstpost spoke to social activist Aruna Roy about the implications of the IB report for people’s movements in India and what it says about the new Modi-led government. #Q&A #Democracy #Intelligence Bureau #Aruna Roy #NGOs #Narendra Modi government #IB #Narmada dam #Dissent
IB report on NGOs criminanalisation of dissenting voices, says AAP

Jun 16, 2014

IB report on NGOs criminanalisation of dissenting voices, says AAP

"The purposefully leaked IB report, marked secret naming senior reputed activists, NGOs and people's movements and accusing them of hurting the national economic security is nothing but an attempt at criminalising dissenting voices. #NewsTracker #Intelligence Bureau #NGO #Dissent #AAP #criminalisation
Modi team shakes off dissent as stars, raths get ready for Varanasi

Mar 23, 2014

Modi team shakes off dissent as stars, raths get ready for Varanasi

A list of 40 star campaigners has been finalised and their schedule will be announced soon, he said. He is emphatic that in view of the "prevalent mood" in BJP’s favour nothing special might be required for any constituency. For Lucknow, incidentally, the needs of the local workers and campaigners will be met. #Uttar Pradesh #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #PoliticalPlay #Rahul Gandhi #Varanasi #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #dissent in BJP