Tuesday, 25 January, 2022

Topic: Gay

Modi govt still against gay lawyer Kirpal’s elevation as HC judge, tells CJI as much

In response to CJI Bobde's letter, Centre is said to have conveyed apprehensions over Saurabh Kripal’s appointment as judge on the ground that his male partner is a foreign national.

Gay Modi fans can finally shut the liberals up if Section 377 is decriminalised

Given that now RSS has also changed its position, the LGBTQ+ community needs to no longer be perceived as Left liberal.

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Liberals mourning India Gate flame must also recall some dark aspects of the colonial Army

The moving of the flame seems, to some, as part of an ongoing extinguishing of the Indian Army’s heritage of secularism, decency and righteousness.
Close-up of a computer chip | Representational image | Wikimedia commons

Why is India no electronics hub like China? Govt cites high tariffs, no subsidies as challenges

Vision Document for the electronics manufacturing industry aims for it to be worth $300 billion by 2026, notes ‘punitive duty and tax’, lack of ‘robust ecosystem’ as challenges.


File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.