Saturday, 25 June, 2022
TopicIndian Government

Topic: Indian Government

Will everything be done by the ‘babus’? How Modi’s outburst demoralised many IAS officers

In 'No More A Civil Servant', Anil Swarup talks about his close brushes with PM Modi in retrospect.

Father of Indian student killed in Ukraine says body moved out of Kharkiv for security reasons

Shekhar Gouda said the mortal remains of his son Naveen, who died on 1 March, are in Vinnytsia. Indian govt is working on bringing them to Poland before repatriation.

Vodafone Idea says govt doesn’t want to run company post bailout

Aiming to reassure investors, Vodafone Idea CEO & MD Ravinder Takkar said the govt wanted three private players in the market and promoters to run the company.

Reader View: Time for govt to fulfill its minimum government, maximum governance promise

YourTurn is our weekly feature in which ThePrint's readers share their views or opinions in response to the question of the week.

Govt to fly raw material from coronavirus-hit China for Cipla as shortage fears continue

There are fears that supply of essential medicines — including for HIV & cancer — may dwindle if supply chains in coronavirus-hit China don’t normalise soon. 

Until 2016, India was on course to break into soft power group of 30 nations. Then it fell

It is systemic issues like corruption, poverty, inequality, gender inequality, and pollution that weigh on global perceptions of India.

British govt should apologise for Jallianwala Bagh massacre, says SAD member

On the centenary year of massacre, SAD member Prem Singh Chandumajra demanded the apology in the Lok Sabha.

After failed disinvestment bid, govt considers Air India overhaul Lufthansa style

The government is looking to turn Air India into a widely held public limited enterprise run by an independent corporate board.

TalkPoint: Who should fix poorly reviewed predatory journals– government or academics?

Predatory journals are a phenomenon of dubious research journals that charge authors money to quickly publish their studies and research. Experts weigh in on who should fix these poorly reviewed journals.

On Camera

YourTurn

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Not Russia, a point-less Wimbledon 2022 affects young tennis players most

Young underdogs have often defeated tennis titans. But Wimbledon 2022 removing ranking points sets them back instead of making a geopolitical impact.
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‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.

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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