Wednesday, 6 July, 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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Mamata Banerjee holding a rally in Kolkata, kali

Bengal has many Kalis, but TMC can’t accommodate them anymore. UP, Haryana is in the way

Moitra, TMC leadership need to have a conversation. And send everyone else a memo: Protecting Bengali identity is not the party’s only line anymore.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma pose with daughter Flying Officer Ananya Sharma in front of the fighter aircraft | Twitter/@DefencePRO_Guj

In a first in IAF, father-daughter fly in same fighter formation as fellow wingmen

Daughter of Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma, Flying Officer Ananya Sharma is currently undergoing training to master ‘superior and faster’ jets.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.