Tuesday, 28 June, 2022
TopicDemocracy Summit

Topic: Democracy Summit

First, Pakistan boycotts Biden’s summit. Now, Imran Khan calls for strengthening ties with US

PM Imran Khan asked the delegation of US senators visiting Pakistan to strengthen the ties to prevent a humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan.  

Tech firms must contribute to preserving open societies: Modi at Biden’s Summit for Democracy

In a virtual summit hosted by the US President Thursday, PM Modi outlined sensitivity, accountability, participation & reform orientation as 4 pillars of Indian democratic governance.

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Free power & no new taxes in AAP govt’s Punjab Budget, but fiscal consolidation roadmap missing

Finance Minister Harpal Singh Cheema emphasised improving ‘fiscal health’ and augmenting tax revenues in AAP govt's maiden Budget Monday, but outstanding debt expected to rise by 8.4%.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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