Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicButa Singh

Topic: Buta Singh

Buta Singh was crucial link between Sikhs and Congress. Party needed him more than ever now

Buta Singh’s quiet handling of the fallout of military action at the Golden Temple will remain the most discreet contribution to national unity.

How Buta Singh, Indira-Rajiv’s ‘hatchet man’, went on to become controversy’s child

Buta Singh, who passed away at 86, made his way up the ladder in the Congress as a ‘Yes’ man who would execute anything Indira or Rajiv Gandhi desired.

On Camera

YourTurn

Pakistan Prime Minister-elect Shehbaz Sharif on 7 April | Photographer: Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images via Bloomberg

The four-point plan to revive Pakistan’s economy—from land reform to real estate

Pakistan must reduce non-productive expenditures like defence. The country's political economy has been overdetermined by the imperative of 'national security'.

Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.

Defence

Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

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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