Tuesday, 25 January, 2022
TopicJawhar Sircar

Topic: Jawhar Sircar

TMC MP Jawhar Sircar tweets edited video on ‘protests’ against PM Modi, Twitter flags it

PM Modi faced protests during his trip to Varanasi this month but the media didn’t cover the incident, claims Sircar. Original video shows support for the PM and chants of ‘Jai Shri Ram’.

Former CEO of Prasar Bharati & TMC leader Jawhar Sircar takes oath as Rajya Sabha member

Sircar took oath in Bengali and was greeted by thumping of desk by fellow MPs. He has spent nearly 42 years in public service and is known as a vocal critic of the BJP govt.

Why Jawhar Sircar as Trinamool’s RS choice shows Mamata’s serious intent to shed regional tag

Jawhar Sircar had supported Mamata Banerjee during the state-Centre bureaucratic crisis that emerged before the Bengal polls, and even mobilised over 100 IAS officers to back her.

On Camera

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Representative image of Army | ANI

Central Vista, old army uniforms—why this year’s Republic Day parade is a source of pride

Days of Mughal or British glory are over. Central Vista is Indian govt's modern structure, and uniforms are sources of pride.
A Chinese flag being raised in the Lujiazui Financial District of Shanghai | Photo: Qilai Shen | Bloomberg

India among Asian destinations for investors fleeing Chinese real estate debt crisis

Both Goldman Sachs & CreditSights consider Indian companies attractive. While the first recommends high-yield renewables, the latter considers financial firms to well shielded here.

Defence

File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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