It astounds many that Prime Minister Narendra Modi didn’t even acknowledge the migrant crisis or the loss of jobs in his ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ speech. And yet there is no anger with him, writes Asim Ali.
Four days after Chief of Defence Staff Gen. Bipin Rawat said the Indian Air Force was planning to switch over to Light Combat Aircraft ‘Tejas’ rather than pursue a global tender for 114 new fighter jets, Air Chief Marshal R.K.S. Bhadauria has contradicted him, reports Snehesh Alex Philip.
The long-standing tussle between the Indian Police Service (IPS) and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) officers took a new turn when the CRPF ordered that staff — domestic helps and orderlies — provided to retired or repatriated IPS officers be withdrawn with immediate effect, reports Sanya Dhingra.
The idea that nothing hurts Prime Minister Modi is bunkum. He gets too much credit for the opposition’s inability to seize opportunities, writes Shivam Vij.
The Tirupati temple in Andhra Pradesh has begun preparations to welcome its devotees by marking circles on the premises where people usually stand in queues, making wearing of masks compulsory and capping the number of visitors per day, reports Rohini Swamy.
In a recent 9-minute video, the BJP painted a rosy picture of the Narendra Modi government’s six years in power. You wouldn’t know India was going through a crisis, writes D.K. Singh.
The prime minister, chief minister and district magistrate are the three engines of India’s governance, but their handling of the coronavirus pandemic is going awry, writes Shekhar Gupta is this week’s ‘National Interest’.