Tuesday, 9 August, 2022
TopicNarendra Modi government

Topic: Narendra Modi government

Can you beat Modi’s BJP? Not impossible, but only if you win back enough Hindu voters

The future challenger to Modi will be somebody who can bring the Hindus and Muslims together again. The Hindus as Hindus, not broken caste groups.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.

Kashmiri Pandits aren’t safe. ‘Low cost’ target killings winning against Modi politics

Militants and their masterminds are following an easy path to terrorise Kashmiri Pandits. It sets the stage for another tragedy to unfold.

Modi govt failed to monetise single rail asset in FY22 but has more ambitious plan this year

Lack of interest from private investors last fiscal meant that railways shortfall was covered up by road, power, coal, and mining assets.  

Modi govt working on policy to regulate edtech platforms, says Education Minister Pradhan

Ministry of Education is in talks with electronics and IT ministry & law department. Firms are welcome to do business but can’t exploit students, says Dharmendra Pradhan.

Coal India has become the whipping boy in coal crisis but Modi govt can’t escape blame

The coal crisis is reminiscent of the shortage in 2014, which was managed through a meticulous plan and execution. There is a roadmap to deal with it.

Doubling farmers’ income is Modi govt’s biggest priority, says Amit Shah

Speaking at the inauguration of farmer friendly projects in Karnataka, Home Minister Amit Shah says Modi govt increased the budget for farm sector and also MSP on various crops.

Come up with final stand on 4G services in J&K by 11 August, SC tells central govt and UT

The Supreme Court also asked both the central govt and J&K administration to explore possibilities of restoring 4G network in some areas.

PM Narendra Modi shares document on ‘vikas yatra’ during his govt’s second term in office

The document is divided into 15 heads ranging from ease of doing business and living, to elimination of corruption and the country's fight against Covid-19.

Nirmala Sitharaman’s anger isn’t helping Modi govt’s image in lockdown

If Nirmala Sitharaman’s anger is the only thing India is taking away from her press briefings, she should take a few lessons from Arun Jaitley and Sonia Gandhi.

On Camera

YourTurn

Ministry of Defence headquarters | Representational image | Commons

SPARSH will make defence pension digital, but problems won’t disappear. Ask pensioners

Failure to implement revised OROP and go for SPARSH should ring alarm bells for defence minister. And it won’t be ‘minimum govt, maximum governance’.
Representational image | Rupixen/Unsplash

‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.

Defence

Women Army officers outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi on 17 February 2020 ( representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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