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‘Manipur Is Burning’: RSS Chief Urges Prioritising State’s Crisis Over ‘Election Rhetoric’

 RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat on Monday expressed deep concern over the continuing violence in Manipur, urging immediate and prioritised action to restore peace in the strife-torn north-eastern state. Addressing a gathering of RSS trainees at the conclusion of the organisation's 'Karyakarta Vikas Varg- Dwitiya' programme at the Dr Hedgewar Smriti Bhavan in Reshimbagh, Bhagwat highlighted the need to move beyond election rhetoric and concentrate on pressing national issues. "Manipur has been waiting for peace for the last one year. There was peace in Manipur 10 years ago, it felt like gun culture had finished there. But the state has suddenly seen violence," Bhagwat stated, as quoted by news agency PTI. "The situation in Manipur will have to be considered with...

Tamil Nadu | A formidable front

Will the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) again be the third-largest party, behind the BJP and the Congress, in the 18th Lok Sabha? It’s a question that’s being bandied about in Tamil Nadu a lot these days as the state braces to vote in the first phase of the general election on April 19. The ruling DMK faces a different challenge this time, considering that rivals All India Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) and the BJP have forged separate alliances, unlike in 2019, to make it a triangular contest. The Tamil nationalist Naam Thamizhar Katchi (NTK) makes the contest, at least on paper, a quadrangular one. NTK had almost 7 per cent vote share in the 2021 assembly polls, finding favour among the younger voters. The party didn’t win any seats, but proved it could upset outcomes in close f...