Thursday, 27 January, 2022
TopicModi PMO

Topic: Modi PMO

This is how PM Modi and other VVIPs have been protected from Covid by PMO and govt

Since the pandemic broke out in India, at least a dozen ministers in Modi’s cabinet, including Amit Shah, Nitin Gadkari and Smriti Irani, tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

How many jobs have we lost during lockdown? PMO seeks answers from ministries

Ministries of commerce & industries, heavy industries, MSMEs and textiles have been asked to furnish the data on unemployment by 15 June.

Na tired, Na retired — How Modi govt uses Vajpayee line to hold on to retired IAS officers

From PMO to Niti Aayog, from cultural bodies to Railway Board, from apex security council to Ayushman Bharat — Modi’s India is now run by carefully chosen set of retired officers.

Modi, Amit Shah among the who’s who of Lutyens Delhi present at IAS officer’s family event

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Services rules amended for Army, Navy and Air Force, CDS can serve till 65

At least five names have been sent to the PMO for the appointment of first CDS, but the file is yet to be signed.

The Prime Minister’s Man — in new PMO power equation, it’s PK Mishra who calls the shots

Mishra, the principal secretary to Narendra Modi, has the final word on what reaches the PM, has direct access to Modi and works closely with Amit Shah.

PMO to keep a tab on what opinion pieces, columns say about Modi govt policies

All ministries have been asked to provide the PMO a list of opinion pieces, editorials and columns about govt policies, along with a summary and feedback.

Is Raghuram Rajan right to say strong Modi PMO, centralised decision-making hurt economy?

Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan has said that the Indian economy is “too big an economy to be run from the top”.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow | Photo: Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg

How Vladimir Putin keeps everyone guessing

Over the years, Putin has always had the upper hand tactically vis-à-vis the West because he’s had what’s called escalation dominance. But experts say he may have gone a big step too far.
AU Small Finance Bank Managing Director and Chief Executive Sanjay Agarwal. | Photo by special arrangement

MSME sector requires hand-holding, Budget measures needed: AU Small Finance Bank MD & CEO

The sector has faced continued distress since the Covid-19 pandemic struck in March 2020. Govt data says about 9% of MSMEs shut down due to the pandemic.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

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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