Tuesday, 18 January, 2022
TopicIndependance Day speech

Topic: Independance Day speech

Modi’s enthusiasm for dates misses the real memorialising of Partition violence

The memory of Partition violence, or Civil War of 1947, has remained operable in two ways – first, in evacuating responsibility, and second, as a form of trauma that has been repeated subsequently.

Modi announces NCC expansion in border areas and training of one lakh cadets

Border area cadets will be trained by Army, those in coastal areas will be trained by Navy and where there are air bases, cadets will be trained by Air Force. A third of the 1 lakh cadets will be women.

‘Need to Make in India to make for the world’ — Modi’s I-Day call for Atmanirbhar Bharat

In his Independence Day speech, PM Modi urges Indians to work towards reducing India's import bill and consume more local products.

These are the 3 vaccines Modi says India is ready to produce after go-ahead from scientists

In his Independence Day speech, Prime Minister Modi lauded the efforts of 'Corona' warriors and said India was ready to ramp up production of 3 vaccines once they were ready.

Is Modi govt being practical by deciding to curb single-use plastic instead of complete ban?

After his Swachh Bharat initiative, Prime Minister Narendra Modi now wants to curb single-use plastic in a phased manner and eventually eliminate it by 2022.

Modi needs crash course in Entire Economic History to learn about India’s growth since 1947

Earlier India used to worry about jobless growth. But Modi government’s track record has now turned it into job loss growth.

Does Modi’s population control call signal India unable to leverage demographic dividend?

In his Independence Day speech, PM Narendra Modi said India needs to control its population.

Modi govt neither nurses nor keep problems pending: PM on Article 370

With his govt's different approach to Kashmir, a spirit of "one nation, one constitution" has become reality, said PM Modi while giving his Independence Day speech at Red Fort.

What Narendra Modi’s Independence Day speeches in his first term were all about

Modi's speeches over last 5 years covered govt plans and achievements — from Swacch Bharat and Jan Dhan Yojana to Kashmir outreach and surgical strikes.

All the PM’s pagdis: What Modi’s Independence Day turbans say about him

From his first Red Fort look to today, Modi has been front, centre and flashy. Here’s a look at the most anticipated part of his swatantrata stylebook.

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What it will take to vaccinate the world against Covid

A Q&A with vaccine scientist Peter Hotez, author of 'Preventing the Next Pandemic', on developing a low-cost Covid vaccine, and why Omicron won’t be the end of the pandemic.
File photo of Mukesh Ambani | Photographer: Prodip Guha/Getty Images via Bloomberg

Reliance buys robotics startup Addverb for Rs 1,000 crore to fuel tech ambitions

Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s richest person, is investing in technology as competition from rivals such as Amazon intensifies in India’s booming e-commerce market.


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Why was number of women cadets for NDA fixed at 19 in 2022, same as 2021, SC asks Centre

UPSC notification issued December 2021 says first phase of NDA exam for 2022 scheduled in April. Notification declares 19 women candidates will be chosen out of 400 successful ones.
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.