Friday, 21 January, 2022
TopicGujarat

Topic: Gujarat

Bullet train project launch to be likely birthday present from Abe to Modi

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe is expected to visit India in mid-September and Modi and he will lay the foundation for this India-Japan joint venture in Ahmedabad. Kumar Anshuman

Rahul Gandhi’s imminent promotion is more talk, less of a certainty

Contrary to reports, the Congress is still undecided over Rahul Gandhi replacing his mother as Congress president. The quandary, as in the past, seems to be about timing. RUHI TEWARI

Another win for BJP, not just another loss for AAP

The BJP used Modi to full effect to win the MCD polls. Losing on their home turf will hurt AAP the most and put a question mark on their preparations for Gujarat assembly polls. RUHI TEWARI & RAJGOPAL SINGH

BJP’S election machine is already at work in Gujarat

Modi has decided to make Gujarat a key focus until the assembly polls later this year and will visit the state frequently with outreach programmes.

Bihar is not Gujarat: How Modi-Amit Shah misread 2014 verdict

It was the model of growth not polarisation that won BJP the Lok Sabha election.

If Modi wins on Sunday

He may be an icon of Hindutva, but is the first BJP leader to defy the moral & political authority of the RSS. If Modi wins, the stage will be set for an ultimate Modi versus Sonia battle for national power.

On Camera

YourTurn

How Facebook and Amazon rely on an invisible workforce

The market for on-demand, digital tasks is estimated by the World Bank to be worth $25 billion, with Meta Platforms, Amazon, YouTube as some of the biggest buyers.
Representational image of a jewellery store | ANI

India Jewellery Park to be set up in Mumbai, aims to attract Rs 20,000 crore investment

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council and Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation have signed a draft agreement granting possession of a plot for setting up the park.

Defence

Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla meets German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schönbach on 20 January. | Twitter | @MEAIndia

New chapter in ties as Indian foreign secy meets Germany navy chief, warship ‘Bayern’ visits

With Germany identifying India as one of the key partners in its Indo-Pacific policy, a German frigate entered Indian waters for a port call in Mumbai, in a major signal to China.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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