Sunday, 26 June, 2022
TopicAmar Singh

Topic: Amar Singh

How Amar Singh exposed the underbelly (or hypocrisy) of Indian politics

Amar Singh’s friendships across political, corporate and Bollywood spheres made him what he was. The ‘fixer’ tag that came with it was only ‘rajniti’ for him.

Amar Singh, controversial politician who hung out with the stars and helped save a govt

Amar Singh, who passed away Saturday, had made friends across party lines over his roughly three decades in politics.

Rajya Sabha MP and former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh passes away at 64

Singh was receiving treatment at a hospital in Singapore for several months. He had undergone a kidney transplant in 2011.

I’ll be back — Amar Singh thanks ‘whoever is spreading fake news’ of his death

Former Samajwadi Party MP Amar Singh posted a video on Twitter dismissing rumours of his death and revealed he was undergoing treatment in Singapore.

On ‘death bed’, Amar Singh says he regrets overreaction against Amitabh Bachchan & family

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.

Amar Singh could connect Mulayam to Clinton. Now the famous middleman waits for Big B’s call

They don't make middlemen like Amar Singh anymore. If you had Amar Singh on your side, anything was possible, everything would get done.

On his ‘death bed’, Amar Singh seeks forgiveness from Amitabh Bachchan and family

Ex-SP leader Amar Singh was practically part of the Bachchan family, but fell out and called them a host of names over the years. Now, he regrets his ‘overreaction’.

It’s a tragedy that 3-time MP Jaya Prada becomes news only when men comment on her

Actor-turned-politician Jaya Prada has parlayed several parties but has been a prowling tigress in her political avatar.

How Hannah Montana got Akhilesh Yadav to join politics

Mulayam Singh was not convinced that Hannah Montana was the deciding factor for Akhilesh, writes Priya Sahgal in Contenders

EVMs or Canadian Ministers, Amarinder Singh was forthright & unsparing

Singh lived up to his reputation of being forthright and unsparing as he spoke extensively on a range of issues – from beef bans to alcohol restrictions, Punjab’s drugs problem, sedition and the future of his party.

On Camera

YourTurn

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Not Russia, a point-less Wimbledon 2022 affects young tennis players most

Young underdogs have often defeated tennis titans. But Wimbledon 2022 removing ranking points sets them back instead of making a geopolitical impact.
Credit: ThePrint team

‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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