Kirit Somaiya detained to maintain law and order, says Sanjay Raut

Reacting to Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) criticism of the Maharashtra government for the detention of Kirit Somaiya, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said that this was done to maintain law and order in the state. “The legal proceedings were done by the home ministry and had nothing to do with the office of the chief minister,” stated […]

Punjab govt standing with farmers, common man, says Charanjit Singh Channi after taking oath

Soon after taking the oath of office, the newly-sworn in Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi said his government is standing with farmers and will appeal to the Centre to withdraw the three farm laws. In his first interaction with media after taking the oath, Chief Minister said he is representative of poor sections of society […]

China greatly fears alliances such as AUKUS

China reacted predictably after the respective leaders of Australia, the UK and USA announced the creation of the trilateral AUKUS strategic alliance. The response from government and media mouthpieces was one of anger and recrimination. However, China should look no further than itself as the raison d’etre for the rise of AUKUS. Zhao Lijian, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman, discussed AUKUS, […]