Friday, 18 January, 2019

Topic: Modi

File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi | Kamal Kishore/PTI

Modi govt failed to prevent mob attacks, its leaders supported accused: HRW

Rights watchdog accuses Modi government of stifling dissent, red-flags UP encounters and deaths in the Sterlite protests that rocked TN. 
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Narendra Modi’s pet UDAN scheme crawls in Maharashtra — the first state to sign up for it

Nearly two-and-a-half years after Maharashtra signed up for UDAN, only two routes are operational.
BJP National Convention

Previous govts ruled like sultanates & neglected country’s heritage: PM Modi

Some people are opposing celebration of International Yoga Day without understanding that yoga is India's ancient asset, he said.

The dangling carrot of reservation and Rahul’s Modi ‘man’ia

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.
Farmers in Karnataka

Modi govt to announce income support scheme for farmers before Union Budget

The Modi government could seek Parliament approval for additional expenditure to ensure an immediate implementation of the scheme.
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Modi govt’s rule change has left 6 top health ministry posts vacant, some for 2 years

The posts in Directorate General of Health Services are responsible for overseeing eradication of diseases and working of premier hospitals in Delhi. 
File image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi | Praveen Jain/ThePrint

Modi-led panel meets, but decision on CBI chief Alok Verma still pending

No details of the meeting were disclosed, but officials said the panel would meet again.
File photo of PM Modi

Modi’s quota bill is just a band-aid solution and doesn’t promise more jobs

Clearly, politicians get their worst ideas when they are in the last legs of their tenures.
BJP supporters hold up a placard of PM Narendra Modi in in Agartala| PTI

‘Modi Once More’, ‘My First Vote For Modi’ — BJP’s volunteer base gets busy

BJP feels volunteer groups help create a buzz on social media with their tentacled network and reach a wider section of voters, especially the youth.
A Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi store

UPA-era generic drug scheme undergoes turnaround, Modi govt to promote it ahead of polls

The government has begun to refocus on the Jan Aushadhi Yojana, through which it provides generic medicines at affordable rates. 
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Does sedition law apply to JNU & Assam cases or is it being used as tool to stifle dissent?

Ten JNU students, including Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya have been charge-sheeted under the sedition law for raising ‘anti-India’ slogan...