Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
TopicArun Jaitley

Topic: Arun Jaitley

‘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.

Arun Jaitley’s close friends working to revive OPIUM — to ‘discuss, disagree, debate’ again

Arun Jaitley was a prominent member of OPIUM, an informal group of 60-odd old DU students who are now trying to revive it as a ‘homage’ to their friend.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.

Defence

By special arrangement

Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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