Tuesday, 18 January, 2022
TopicManohar Parrikar

Topic: Manohar Parrikar

Manohar Parrikar’s son wants BJP ticket in 2022 Goa polls, says dad’s legacy has to be honoured

Panaji candidature decision may not be easy for BJP. Atanasio Monserrate, who won the ex-CM's seat after his death in 2019, has since switched from Congress to BJP.

Migrants become ‘sons of the soil’ as Goa passes bill keeping 2022 vote bank in mind

Late CM Manohar Parrikar at one point demanded 'special status' for Goa to curb ethnic dilution. Now, BJP's Bhumiputra bill gives anyone living in Goa for over 30 years a chance to own their house.

MoD and IDSA no longer separate. How Manohar Parrikar’s name was added to the think tank

With the packing of Executive Council with favorites of the establishment, a major source of resistance to defend IDSA’s autonomy could get weakened.

Why Manohar Parrikar’s biggest contribution to Defence Ministry was breaking Rafale logjam

In ‘Manohar Parrikar: Brilliant Mind, Simple Life’, Nitin A. Gokhale explores how India’s first IIT-qualified chief minister strengthened India's national security.

‘The man, the politician, the patriot’ — new book pays tribute to Manohar Parrikar

Published by Bloomsbury, ‘Manohar Parrikar: Brilliant Mind, Simple Life’ by Nitin Gokhale will be released on 31 March on ThePrint's 'Soft Cover'.

Political leadership was a letdown. Indian armed forces can’t afford another decade like that

A multi-billion-dollar process for armed forces' modernisation is currently underway. India's political class must deliver and not carry on with the piecemeal approach.

Cross-border terrorism ‘perennial problem’, says Jaishankar on Parliament attack anniversary

Speaking at the Second Manohar Parrikar Memorial Lecture, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar also said India’s foreign policy has witnessed ‘conceptual changes’ since 2014.

Manohar Parrikar had Rafale file all memorised, blamed Jaitley for delaying OROP: New book

Book titled ‘An Extraordinary Life’ also recounts Manohar Parrikar’s sleepless night when Indian troops conducted surgical strikes across the LoC in 2016.

Manohar Parrikar blew hot and cold with media, especially Goan reporters

In ‘An Extraordinary Life’, Sadguru Patil and Mayabhushan Nagvenkar write about how Parrikar’s image as a transparent leader was undone by his media restrictions.

Midnight political drama in Goa between BJP & its allies a shameless game of power: Shiv Sena

The political drama in Goa after Manohar Parrikar's death shows a terrible state of democracy, said Shiv Sena in its mouthpiece Saamana.

On Camera

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What it will take to vaccinate the world against Covid

A Q&A with vaccine scientist Peter Hotez, author of 'Preventing the Next Pandemic', on developing a low-cost Covid vaccine, and why Omicron won’t be the end of the pandemic.
File photo of Mukesh Ambani | Photographer: Prodip Guha/Getty Images via Bloomberg

Reliance buys robotics startup Addverb for Rs 1,000 crore to fuel tech ambitions

Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s richest person, is investing in technology as competition from rivals such as Amazon intensifies in India’s booming e-commerce market.

Defence

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Why was number of women cadets for NDA fixed at 19 in 2022, same as 2021, SC asks Centre

UPSC notification issued December 2021 says first phase of NDA exam for 2022 scheduled in April. Notification declares 19 women candidates will be chosen out of 400 successful ones.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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