Sunday, 27 November, 2022
TopicBrand Modi

Topic: Brand Modi

BJP video celebrating PM Modi’s India vision on his birthday uses image of LA skyline

The 2-minute-42-second video enumerates the many achievements of Modi govt. But the city skyline at 2 minutes and 22 seconds is a stock photo of Los Angeles.

Modi is India’s ‘salesman-in-chief’ in the world, authoritarian at home

In ‘Brand New Nation’, Ravinder Kaur writes about how PM Modi promised to replace red tape with red carpet, but India is now in a permanent state of anticipation.

Narendra Modi is India’s best PM, Yogi Adityanath the best CM, finds India Today survey

From the more than 12,000 respondents, 66% believe Modi would be the best choice for the next term as well.

Five elements make up Modi’s charisma. 4 are beginning to lose lustre

Considering the astute politician Modi is, he knows well his popularity and electoral victories are not just about his image as a protector of Hindu interests.

Price hike, joblessness, slow economy. Yet, it’s advantage BJP in Maharashtra & Haryana

Less than a month to go for polls, BJP and Congress have yet to kickstart the campaign. But both have their own reasons.

Why Nitish, Mamata, Uddhav and Kamal Haasan need Prashant Kishor

Prashant Kishor gives a big leg-up to his clients, working on their strengths and weaknesses. But his successes expose his clients, too.

Amit Shah knows BJP’s IT cell propaganda isn’t enough for 2019

Amit Shah’s visits with famous people are a tactic to attract TV cameras and market ‘Brand Modi’ for 2019. It is so much easier than engaging with the media directly.

On Camera

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A general view of the opening ceremony of the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 17, 2022. Mast Irham/Pool via REUTERS

G20 presidency is India’s chance to fix power imbalances in artificial intelligence adoption

Without considering AI challenges across the world, equitably reaping its benefits will remain inadequate, leading to a more unequal and divisive future.
Representational image | Wiki Commons

How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.