Saturday, 29 January, 2022
TopicAshok Lavasa

Topic: Ashok Lavasa

New book by former EC Lavasa aims to disseminate ‘grounded wisdom’ of ordinary Indian lives

Published by HarperCollins India, ‘An Ordinary Life: Portrait of an Indian Generation’ by Ashok Lavasa will be released on 31 July on ThePrint’s ‘Softcover’.

Honesty and truth are not merely ideals. They form the survival kit of many: Ashok Lavasa

In ‘An Ordinary Life’, former Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa writes about his father Udai Singh and the moral compass that guided him in a rapidly changing India.

Did Ashok Lavasa case change it all for EC? Why India needs a TN Seshan: Ex-IAS officer

The election commissioners should have controlled the madness in West Bengal, but their partisan attitude has only strengthened the negative impression about civil services.

Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa resigns, set to join ADB

Ashok Lavasa was next in line to be Chief Election Commission. He had courted controversy for dissenting against clean chits to Modi & Shah in 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

Ashok Lavasa, in line to be next EC chief, appointed Asian Development Bank VP

Ashok Lavasa, a former finance secretary, was in line to become the next chief election commissioner in 2021.

Guha on ‘harmoniser’ Gandhi, Lavasa calls India’s first elections ‘fateful experiment’

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Path to honesty is tortuous, sometimes damaging: Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa

Honesty always comes with a price, Ashok Lavasa writes in The Indian Express. His family has been under scanner for alleged tax evasions.

Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa’s son quits job over ED probe, wife to resign as well

Abir and Novel Lavasa are said to have taken the decisions in the ‘larger interest of the firms they serve’.

Ethics, transparency, Gandhi — the profound issues EC Ashok Lavasa has been tweeting about

Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa hasn’t said a word about controversies involving him & his family. But he’s been tweeting regularly on a range of issues.

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Representational image of Indian Navy ships | Photo: Commons

India carrying out more warship patrols than ever to catch China in crowded global seas

Estimated 125 foreign naval vessels are in the Indian Ocean at any given time, roughly 3 times the number deployed in the wake of the 9/11 attacks when the US invaded Afghanistan.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.