Wednesday, 15 August, 2018

Topic: Modi government

PM Modi

Want to make central deputation for IAS officers compulsory: IAS Association president

Move is aimed at addressing the issue of falling number of IAS officers in central government departments.

The Modi govt should be pleased with the IMF report on Indian economy

While the Fund is critical of the note ban and MSP on farm products, it is generally bullish about the prospects of 7.75% growth in the medium term.
File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi | Dennis Brack-Pool/Getty Images

Modi govt doesn’t want to annoy voters, puts off plan to levy security fee on e-payments

Govt planned to use the cess to build digital security infrastructure to curb growing number of cyber fraud cases.
Parliament House

BJP sends diktat to MPs — attend Parliament, Modi is watching

Sources say as part of new initiative, hourly update of BJP MPs’ presence in both houses being sent to PMO.

The caste calculus inside BJP’s own house, & how patriarchy is holding back Priyanka Gandhi

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint in the past week.
Merchant navy

Modi govt targets shipping sector to solve some of its job creation problems

The idea is to bring all the recruiting companies and training institutes on one platform.
A file photo of the Justice K M Joseph

Impasse between Modi govt and SC could worsen as Justice Joseph’s name remains stuck

It’s been two weeks since SC collegium reiterated the judge’s name, but a report says govt is unlikely to clear it.
Dipak Misra

Modi govt sitting on CJI’s move to impeach Allahabad HC judge over MCI scam since January

Justice Shri Narayan Shukla of the Allahabad HC is accused of impropriety in dealing with a government bar on admissions to some medical colleges.
File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi | Sean Gallup/Getty Images

The IAS has thinned at the top of the bureaucracy under the Modi government

Just 11 IAS officers have been empanelled by the government this year for joint secretary posts, down from 87 officers in 2014.

For lateral entry, Modi government struggles to get IAS-level quality candidates

Modi government has so far received just about 4,000 applications, had expected far greater interest
Prime Minister Narendra Modi | Virendra Singh Gosain/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

Millennials’ wishlist for PM Modi on Independence Day: Act more, speak less

From standing up for an issue to doing something for the middle class, here’s what young journalists at ThePrint want Modi to address in his 15 August speech.
Illustration by ThePrint Team

Aero India may shift: Hurting Bengaluru’s defence industry or investing in BJP-ruled UP?

The speculation over shifting of the prestigious biennial Aero India show from Bengaluru to Lucknow has sparked a row between Karnataka state government and the...