Sunday, 2 October, 2022
TopicArun Jaitley

Topic: Arun Jaitley

Jaitley was a ‘reformer, example for MPs’ — tributes pour in on his third death anniversary

At the book launch, Naidu said Jaitley set an example through his conduct for fellow parliamentarians and that it ‘saddens and depresses him’ to see the way some MPs behave today.

‘Act of treason’ by Modi govt — Congress raises heat over ‘leak’ of Balakot info to Arnab

Congress also calls Republic TV Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami’s comment on ex-FM Arun Jaitley’s health days before his death an ‘inhumane display of insensitivity’.

Political leadership was a letdown. Indian armed forces can’t afford another decade like that

A multi-billion-dollar process for armed forces' modernisation is currently underway. India's political class must deliver and not carry on with the piecemeal approach.

Remove my name from stand — Bishan Bedi quits DDCA over Arun Jaitley statue at Kotla

Former India captain Bedi made the demand in a scathing letter to DDCA president Rohan Jaitley, the son of the late BJP politician.

Economic reforms now a sideshow, Modi govt focused on other priorities, says ex-FinSec Garg

Former finance secretary Subhash Chandra Garg says Modi govt has forgotten about reform agenda and the investment plan in its $5 trillion economy goal. Read his full blog post here.

Felt working with Sitharaman may not be conducive to economic reform, growth — ex-FinSec Garg

Subhash Chandra Garg, who had taken voluntary retirement last year, said Nirmala Sitharaman's first budget lacked major reforms, and was all praise for Arun Jaitley.

After Arun Jaitley, no one in BJP understands psyche of Punjab, says SAD MP Naresh Gujral

Underlining the farm bills issue, Gujral said, 'I hope that even at this late stage the Centre would show some sensitivity in dealing with the situation before it gets out of hand.'

The ‘real’ & ‘fake’ Congress supporters, remembering Arun Jaitley, & Trump’s poll reading

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.

Manohar Parrikar had Rafale file all memorised, blamed Jaitley for delaying OROP: New book

Book titled ‘An Extraordinary Life’ also recounts Manohar Parrikar’s sleepless night when Indian troops conducted surgical strikes across the LoC in 2016.

Swamy questions Tarun Bajaj appointment as DEA secretary, calls him Robert Vadra’s ‘chela’

In a tweet, BJP MP Subramanian Swamy questions if civil servants are taking advantage of the PM’s ‘total engrossment’ with the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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