Wednesday, 15 August, 2018

Topic: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi | Manvender Vashist/PTI

Modi govt to observe September as National Nutrition Month

The National Nutrition Mission aims to bring down stunting of children in the age bracket of 0-6 years from 38.4% in 2018 to 25% by 2022.
Illustration by Soham Sen |

PM Modi on I-Day: Promises and quotable quotes that have marked the Red Fort address

Wednesday's speech will be the last of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's current tenure.
File photo of Karan Thapar | YouTube

Devil’s advocate Karan Thapar fails to acquit himself

In his rather salacious memoir, the journalist doesn't offer a nuanced perspective about the personalities and events that shaped India. 

Modi govt using NRC as a tool to divide society, says Congress at key party meeting

Congress promises to help those Indian citizens whose names are missing in the final draft of NRC.
Arun Jaitley

Arun Jaitley’s North Block office being renovated, sanitised ahead of his return August-end

The finance minister returns as India’s world-beating growth faces downside risks from high crude oil prices and rising interest rates.

Congress to give fresh life to MPs’ report that said demonetisation was a flop

BJP MPs had rejected report last year; it reportedly says that demonetisation failed to achieve its objectives.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi | Getty Images

IAS officers losing their sheen under Modi govt, & where higher education funds are going

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint in the last 24 hours.
File photo of Imran Khan in Islamabad | AAMIR QURESHI/AFP/Getty Images

Pakistan’s Imran Khan problem, and income tax candy from Congress

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint in the last 24 hours.

Why didn’t Modi’s Africa trip get wall-to-wall coverage?

Media’s reluctance to cover Africa is a possibility, but there’s the elephant in the room — Chinese rise in the continent.
Illustration by Arindam Mukherjee |

When Rahul says ‘Happy Birthday’ & turns India’s entire political science on its head

Charming enemy’s best friend shows political rules are being rewritten. Only objective: Anybody but Modi, even if it isn’t me.

Modi’s I-Day speech: Should ISRO focus on human spaceflight or refine robotic missions?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Independence Day speech announced a manned mission to space by 2022. This comes over half a century after Americans, Russian...