Monday, 23 May, 2022

Topic: Modi

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.

PM security breach: Gandhis silent, Congress spokesperson says matter ‘should not be politicised’

Senior BJP leader Sudhanshu Mittal says he was shocked the Gandhi family hadn’t commented on the matter as they have been ‘the biggest sufferers of security lapses’.

If you want to defend India’s republic, don’t just focus on Modi-baiting

We, who wish to reclaim the republic, must begin the new year by realising the power of positive politics.

Mercedes for Modi and ‘The Beast’ for Biden: World leaders love state cars. It’s their ‘art’

Serving with both looks and protection, state vehicles are so much more than just protective machines. They are symbolic of their countries' power.

Citizens’ duty to respect PM: HC junks ‘frivolous’ plea against Modi photo on vaccine certificate

Petitioner says being ‘forced’ to see PM’s photo on certificate ‘infringement’ of his rights. Kerala HC says petition ‘frivolous’, filed with ‘ulterior motives’, fines him Rs 1 lakh.

PM’s Varanasi optics sets the tone for Yogi 2022, Modi 2024

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

Kedarnath reconstruction: PM’s dream project to be ready by 2022, but experts warn of huge risks

Scientists say shrine area is ‘marshy, unstable’, ongoing heavy construction may lead to more trouble if 2013-like situation recurs.

PM Modi to launch projects worth Rs 18,000 crore in Uttarakhand on 4 Dec

According to a statement from the PMO, Modi will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of multiple projects, including the Delhi-Dehradun Economic Corridor, during his visit.

India witnessing Hindu awakening but concluding it as a culture war will be disaster

In an atmosphere where every opinion is categorised as either Right or Left, the Centrist path gets obliterated. And somewhere there lies the truth.

New York Times didn’t feature Modi on front page or call him ‘last hope’. Image is fake

Several social media users have been posting an image of a fake front page of The New York Times featuring PM Modi.

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Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

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.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

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.