Saturday, 2 July, 2022
TopicLal Bahadur Shastri

Topic: Lal Bahadur Shastri

Tashkent Files answers where Right-wing Twitter warrior Vivek Agnihotri is going next

After abusing liberals as part of his ‘urban Naxal’ project and filling young minds with propaganda, Vivek Agnihotri returns with an effective thriller.

Vivek Agnihotri’s Tashkent Files adds confusion to many conspiracies over Shastri’s death

Characters and plot lines aren’t sketched out well in Tashkent Files, and seem to appear out of thin air, just like ‘facts’ about Shastri’s death.

Jinnah felt Pakistani & Indian soldiers would fight side by side against invaders

Journalist Kuldip Nayar recounts Lal Bahadur Shastri saying Kashmir may have had a different fate if what Jinnah believed had come true.

PM Modi modifies Shastri’s ‘Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan’ slogan to include ‘Jai Anusandhan’

Referring to the scientific progress in the country, Prime Minister Modi said that it was through science that India was transforming its present and securing its future.

India’s original surgical strike: How the Haji Pir pass was captured in 1965

Here’s an extract from the book War Despatches by the late Lt Gen. Harbakhsh Singh, who led the Western Command in the 1965 war.

Congress caught napping as BJP & AAP pay tribute to former PM Lal Bahadur Shastri

BJP and AAP take out ads lauding Lal Bahadur Shastri, India's second PM. BJP beats Congress to acknowledging Shastri even on social media.

Ambassador not Cadillac: How Lal Bahadur Shastri defied Nehru’s tradition

On Lal Bahadur Shastri’s birth anniversary, his son Anil recalls rare personal and political anecdotes.

It’s duty of Central govt to explain how PM Lal Bahadur Shastri died: Information panel

Information commissioner Sridhar Acharyulu says people’s right to know ‘truth’ behind Shastri’s death cannot be brushed aside citing secrecy clause.

Vajpayee to be cremated at Delhi’s Smriti Sthal Friday afternoon, PMO takes over arrangements

Authorities have been asked to make preparations for a procession of up to 20 lakh people, given the former PM’s popularity.

A political dynasty that no one talks about, but it spans three generations & four parties

Former PM Lal Bahadur Shastri’s sons have served as ministers at the central and state levels, and now his grandsons too are building their own political legacy.

On Camera

YourTurn

PM Modi at the MSME Idea Hackathon, 2022. | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

BJP, Modi’s ‘total politics’ stems from insecurity. They still don’t rule the power elite

Yogendra Yadav is wrong. BJP might have a hegemonic position in politics and economy, but it's not the same in moral and intellectual spaces.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

The Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator | Photo: DRDO

‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

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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