Wednesday, 28 September, 2022
TopicIndian Prime Ministers

Topic: Indian Prime Ministers

India’s shortest-serving PM Gulzarilal Nanda spurned Congress, wanted no part in ‘power game’

Nanda's anti-corruption stance remained unhinged-a trait that is hardly considered expedient in politics. He became the target of many Congress members.

In pictures: Modi says MSMEs ‘pillar of India’s growth story’, launches Rs 6,000 crore scheme

'Raising and Accelerating MSME Performance' scheme is intended to ramp up capacity & coverage, PM said at event held at Vigyan Bhawan Thursday as part of govt's Udyami Bharat programme.

‘Immersive’ look at 1998 Pokhran test, Emergency — new museum shows highs & lows of 13 past PMs

PM Modi inaugurated Rs 271 crore the Pradhan Mantri Sangrahalaya — Museum of Prime Ministers — Thursday. Exhibits range from civil nuclear agreement and Pokhran, to Bofors and Emergency.

In pictures: Modi & Deuba meet on Nepal PM’s Delhi visit, flag off train between neighbours

Modi and Deuba, who has earlier held the PM's chair for four other terms, Saturday agreed to give priority to trade and cross-border connectivity initiatives in all respects.

Would Nehru have more Twitter followers than Modi? Decoding personality traits of Indian PMs

In ‘Narcissus or Machiavelli’, Nishant Uppal writes that American scholars have established personality-behaviour linkages for US presidents, but none exist for Indian PMs.

On Camera

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Illustration by Prajna Ghosh | ThePrint

78% of Indian abortions are outside clinics, even with a good law

Women have, and always will, need abortions. Our job as policymakers and programme implementers is to empower them to do so.
The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.

Defence

Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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