Saturday, 29 January, 2022
TopicCanteen Stores Department

Topic: Canteen Stores Department

What I learnt about Digital India when I decided to buy a TV from defence canteen stores

Buying a TV through the Canteen Stores Department should be easy, or so I thought. After all, I had an updated digital canteen card. Here's what happened.

Military personnel can no longer buy Fortuners, Safaris, 4-wheel drives from CSD canteens

Modi govt's new rules set an upper limit of Rs 12 lakh for cars, taking high-end SUVs and sedans off the military canteens' vehicle list.

Can the govt dictate what cars military officers & veterans can buy from the canteens?

A new order by the Modi government puts a price cap on the vehicles that can be bought by the armed forces from the subsidised Canteen Stores Department.

Indian armed forces upset as Modi govt imposes curbs on car sales at military canteens

New order sets price cap for cars that can be bought by armed forces from subsidised canteens. Many see this as ‘ill-treatment’ while jokes target military brass.

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Padma Awards 2022 brought back controversies, politics and the question of its relevance

Buddhadeb Bhattacharya declined Padma Bhushan and Ghulam Nabi Azad drew jibes from Congress leaders for accepting the award from Modi govt. But such controversies are not new.
V. Anantha Nageswaran

Who is V Anantha Nageswaran, new chief economic advisor? IIM-A grad, academic, PM’s ex-advisor

Nageswaran, who has taught at various B-schools in India and Singapore, takes charge days before the tabling of the Economic Survey and the Union Budget.


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.

Let them eat communalism: Yogi’s poll pitch may work but heartland’s jobless fury endangers India

While UP’s unemployed are angry, Yogi’s call for a choice between Jinnah and Sardar Patel, more than seven decades after they both died, is the new ‘let them eat cake’.