Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicCentre

Topic: centre

Narendra Modi government now has a great opportunity to reform RBI

Long-term reform requires a vision and the willingness of the government and the new RBI Governor to risk political capital.

Indian Army made way for government to resolve Kashmir, but politics failed

The unpopular coalition government could not provide the healing touch in Jammu and Kashmir.

Things seem to be falling apart for Narendra Modi, and the Centre cannot hold

Narendra Modi’s ministers make headlines for everything but their ministries.

Urjit Patel won the first round in RBI vs Centre, but the war isn’t over

The timing of RBI deputy governor Viral Acharya’s scathing speech was impeccable.

Narendra Modi is a name-changer, not a game-changer: Shashi Tharoor

Narendra Modi government believes that if you put a new label on something, it automatically becomes yours.

Modi has done the smart thing refusing UAE’s aid for Kerala. Stop the politics over it

The Modi government, however, would do well to dispel misgivings that it might let partisanship control its purse strings.

Top lawyer petitions Supreme Court to begin live telecast of its proceedings

Petition argues that live proceedings will help citizens get information on important cases first-hand, rather than relying on third parties.

Swaminathan proposals, the crux of farmers’ tussle with the Centre over MSP

A national panel was formed in 2004 under M.S. Swaminathan, which recommended an MSP 50 per cent higher than cost, but Centre refused in 2015.

Centre plans to regulate fees of private medical colleges

UGC asked to form a committee, to be headed by retired HC judge, to work out fee structures for private medical colleges.

Centre ordered CISF deployment in Rohtak after Ram Rahim’s conviction

Over 1500 CISF personnel are guarding Sunaria Jail where Dera Sacha Sauda chief is currently lodged.

On Camera

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Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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