Wednesday, 10 August, 2022
TopicAgustaWestland Scam

Topic: AgustaWestland Scam

BJP’s Agusta gambit and Yogi’s idea of justice through renaming

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

Youth Congress leader appears for Christian Michel in court, sparks controversy

Advocate Aljo K. Joseph, whose Twitter bio says he is part of the Youth Congress, appeared for Michel in a Delhi court, where the CBI had sought his custody.

With Michel’s extradition, BJP gets ammo to target Congress and blunt Rafale attacks

In an election year, BJP is likely to go all out against ex-Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and her Man Friday Ahmed Patel on the AgustaWestland deal.

Agnivesh seeks judicial probe into attack, and no-confidence motion after 15 years

Front page No-confidence motion moved in Parliament. The Lok Sabha will start debating the no-confidence motion, the first in 15 years, Friday. Going by the...

Guns, thieves & ghosts

India, tangled in a web of defence acquisitions, will likely keep muddling along, battered by scandals and shortages, and not catching any of the guilty.

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File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

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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