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Friday, July 12, 2024
TopicNeeraj Shekhar

Topic: Neeraj Shekhar

Late PM Chandra Shekhar gave ‘Baaghi Ballia’ its identity, but BJP candidate son faces headwinds

Chandra Shekhar, Ballia MP for eight terms, is still remembered fondly here, but lagging development and anti-incumbency towards BJP pose a challenge for his son Neeraj.

Ex-PM Chandra Shekhar's son Neeraj Shekhar may join BJP after quitting Samajwadi Party

50-year-old Neeraj Shekhar is likely to resign from the Samajwadi Party and could join the BJP, the sources said.

On Camera

In contest between private broadcasters and Prasar Bharati, sport will be the ultimate loser

Prasar Bharati can offer high-definition sports content, but risks falling short on delivering user experience that private broadcasters invest heavily in.

Govt allows FCI to sell surplus wheat & rice produce to private players from next month

Surplus wheat will be sold at Rs 2,325 per quintal & rice at Rs 2,800 per quintal — lower than current market rates. Open market sale is aimed at regulating domestic supply & prices.

20 countries, 140+ aircraft — IAF to participate in largest edition of Australia's Exercise Pitch Black

IAF aircraft that will participate in exercise from 12 July to 2 August include the Su-30 MKI multirole fighters, the C-17 Globemaster and the IL-78 Air-to-Air refuelling aircraft.

Modi's new universe: the normal irritants of democracy & awkward chai with Rahul Gandhi

Changed reality for Modi govt in its 3rd innings is by no means rise of a new phenomenon. It's a return to old normal where even majorities had to routinely wrestle with storied million mutinies.