Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicModi government 2019

Topic: Modi government 2019

Modi has key ace left on Ladakh crisis — skip SCO and BRICS summits, embarrass Xi’s China

Indian troops have disrupted the status quo and the Chinese don’t like it. And that’s what the ongoing talks in Chushul-Moldo are all about.

Every day Modi govt doesn’t deposit money into people’s hands, it puts Covid fight at risk

For common Indians, Modi govt's economic packages have little meaning until they get money in their hands. And from labourers to doctors, all need cash right now.

China has an Achilles’ heel. India must take the battle there from LAC

Not just military salami-slicing, China is also carrying out surrogate conflicts against India through countries such as Nepal. Delhi must change rules of the game.

India returns to action in Unlock 1.0 — with fever guns, new habits and longing for the old

With malls, restaurants and religious places reopening, India is uneasily but surely coming back to life, but in the shadow of the coronavirus.

Budget 2020 is now useless. Modi govt must present a new one

Covid has ensured Modi govt won’t meet 20% growth in tax collection target. That would be a terrible assumption to make in a pandemic-hit economy.

Job and trade loss will be common in Covid-hit world. But for India, it’s just another storm

Developing countries are expected to be hit harder in the economic downturn. But PM Modi’s steady and resilient leadership will surely guide India to calmer waters.

Modi govt will soon publish a magazine in 13 languages to highlight its achievements

The fortnightly magazine will be called ‘New India Samachar’, and will be published by the Bureau of Outreach Communication. It has got delayed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

ICMR data shows India’s Covid testing is not in right shape — 5 things that need fixing

ICMR has released its first data analysis of more than 10 lakh Covid-19 tests. But this data only tells us that there is a lot the Modi govt still doesn't know.

Lockdown has overstayed its welcome. States may resist but Modi govt must put its foot down

As lockdown 4.0 comes to an end, India has to recognise the costs that come with it. We cannot keep different parts of our economy shut until the vaccine arrives.

Army’s Tour of Duty ill-conceived. Neo-nationalism will only create political militias

Leaked report of Army's internal study of a recruitment plan is basically military hierarchy using media as a sounding board for its ‘hunch and gut’ ideas.

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Galle Face Green the popular promenade in Sri Lanka’s capital Colombo has become ground zero for the protest against the Gotabaya Rajapaksa government. | Photo: Regina Mihindukulasuriya

Sri Lanka may be a teaser for a global default crisis

Global markets see Sri Lanka as an omen for more defaults in the developing world as countries face a growing, post-Covid debt burden.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Representational image of drone. | Photo: Mark Kauzlarich | Bloomberg

As drones usher in new era of warfare, India’s growing UAV industry begins to take flight

With a growing indigenous base of drone manufacturers and exporters, and incentives from government, industry sentiment is bullish. However, some concerns remain. 

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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