Tuesday, 9 August, 2022
TopicAatmanirbhar Bharat

Topic: Aatmanirbhar Bharat

Defence ministry approves proposals worth Rs 28,732 crore for armed forces

New Delhi: The Defence Ministry on Tuesday approved procurement proposals worth over Rs 28,732 crore for the armed forces including swarm drones, bulletproof jackets,...

‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

India’s food protectionism hurting its standing in global trade

Global food safety depends on large food producers like India — avoiding disruptive export bans.

Ukraine crisis has many lessons for India. Most important: Atmanirbharta is the way forward

The war in Ukraine has woken up Europe from slumber, reshaping the European focus on military and the criticality of investing in defence.

How Neel Patel ‘conned’ Indians out of crores, with dreams of Atmanirbhar Bharat & a cheap iPhone

Swadeshi apps and influential Twitter friends drew many to Patel. As his father is arrested as part of probe into alleged multi-crore web of scams, Patel says he didn't do anything illegal.

Not swadeshi, samarthya is the answer to India’s economic nationalism

Swadeshi has found a new wind in Indian politics as a form of popular resistance to China. But raising barriers to Chinese imports only affects those lower down the income pyramid.

How Modi is repeating Nehru’s mistake by evoking self-sufficiency

The more Modi tries to relegate Nehru to the back pages of history, the more the first prime minister leaps out. But Modi needs to learn that self-sufficiency won’t put food on the table.

US exporters continue to encounter significant trade barriers in India, claims report

According to 2021 National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade Barriers, the US goods trade deficit with India was $23.8 billion last year, a 1.7% increase over 2019.

At core of ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ is to create wealth, values for humanity, says PM Modi

Speaking at the launch of e-book version of Swami Chidbhavananda's 'Bhagavad’ Gita, the PM said 1.3 billion people of India have decided they are going to make India 'Atmanirbhar'.

Govt aims to take rural industries’ turnover to Rs 5 lakh crore, says Rajnath Singh

Hailing the 'Hunar Haat' initiative of the Minority Affairs Ministry, Rajnath said it would go a long way in achieving the objective of 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat'.

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Ministry of Defence headquarters | Representational image | Commons

SPARSH will make defence pension digital, but problems won’t disappear. Ask pensioners

Failure to implement revised OROP and go for SPARSH should ring alarm bells for defence minister. And it won’t be ‘minimum govt, maximum governance’.
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‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.

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Women Army officers outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi on 17 February 2020 ( representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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