Firstpost Editor's Picks: Kulbhushan Jadhav case, backlash to Miyah poetry, Kangana Ranaut on spat with media; today's must-read stories
Editor's Picks: ICJ rules in favour of Kulbhushan Jadhav, Neeraj Shekhar's switch to BJP, backlash to Miyah poetry; today's must-read stories.
The deal Pakistan hopes to make builds on a secret diplomatic offer earlier made to New Delhi. Documents submitted to the International Court of Justice show that Pakistan had first offered to extradite Jadhav in a letter dated 30 October, 2017.
In the present situation, the NDA lacks a majority in the Rajya Sabha, which occasionally causes embarrassment to the central government and stalls some key Bills. The NDA had earlier accepted this situation. However, the current BJP dispensation is showing a different approach.
The idea that people have to pledge loyalty to an official language and may not even write poems in their own language — as seen in the backlash to Miyah poetry — seems pretty extreme by exclusionary standards.
It was not too long ago that the USFDA had found deficiencies relating to medicine quality in India. The issue still persists. This makes it rather imperative to put in place a regulatory infrastructure to ensure that global quality and safety demands are adhered to at the domestic and export front.
Ranaut, who has been boycotted by multiple journalist bodies after refusing to apologise for her spat with a reporter, says she doesn't have to entertain anyone she feels threatened by. "Why do you use the identity of a journalist when you want the freedom of a troll?" she asks.
In every way, Narendra Modi gains from this needless controversy before the nine state elections this year and the general election next year. And a master politician like him will not let this opportunity for his opponents to malign themselves go waste
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Badal joined the party at the BJP headquarters in the presence of several leaders, including Union Minister Piyush Goyal. Recently, his absence from the Punjab chapter of the Congress' Bharat Jodo Yatra had been noticed by state unit leaders