Sunday, 21 October, 2018

Topic: Narendra Modi

PM Modi and BJP President Amit Shah

Scared of being dumped, Madhya Pradesh BJP MPs queue up for assembly tickets

The BJP led by Narendra Modi and Amit Shah is known to replace incumbent MPs and MLAs in elections to beat anti-incumbency.
Narendra Modi at the centenary year celebrations of Shri Sai Baba Samadhi in Shirdi | @BJP4India/Twitter

Congress governments were not serious about poverty alleviation, says PM Narendra Modi

While addressing a gathering at Shirdi, PM Modi said the sole objective of Congress was to promote the 'name of a particular family'
Ex-union minister M.J. Akbar | PTI

#MeToo blow could prove mortal to MJ Akbar the politician

MJ Akbar will find it difficult, if not impossible, to return to mainstream politics even if he wins the defamation case.
Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra minister’s liquor delivery statement leaves CM Fadnavis high and dry

Pre-Truth — snappy, witty and significant snippets from the world of politics and government. No home delivery of liquor, clarifies Maharashtra CM ...
Lt Gen. Laura Richardson | @FORSCOM/Twitter

Woman Lt Gen. takes charge of largest US army command, India still debating their role

Lt Gen. Laura Richardson will command 776,000 troops & 96,000 civilians in FORSCOM. In India, women were allowed into Territorial Army only this January.
File image of Bihar CM Nitish Kumar with Prashant Kishor | PTI

Strategist to Nitish Kumar’s right-hand man: What makes Prashant Kishor so special

Nitish Kumar's No.2, who has worked with both Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi, will be crucial to Bihar CM's plans in 2019.
Modi's mitron

Rahul’s mitron jibe & Jaitley’s clown prince potshot: Is Indian politics headline hungry?

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi mimicked Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "mitron" at a rally in Madhya Pradesh, and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley called Ra...
Japan's Shinkansen bullet train | Akio Kon/Bloomberg

Modi’s 320 kmph Bullet Train has starting trouble

Modi’s showcase infrastructure project is struggling to acquire land as farmers are not happy with the compensation offered.
Punjab National Bank (PNB) branch in Mumbai

Serious lapses by banks are behind bad loans crisis: Central Vigilance Commission

CVC identifies 100 bank frauds to understand and prescribe solutions, so that the systemic failure which led to a surge in NPAs can be addressed.
Congress activists protest against the alleged scam in Rafale deal | Saikat Paul/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images

Here’s how Rahul Gandhi managed to make Rafale a big issue

Rahul Gandhi has got many things right with Rafale – until he takes the next holiday.

Air India gets ₹1000 cr from Small Savings Fund: Wasting public money or last-minute push?

Cash-strapped Air India has got Rs 1,000 crore from the National Small Savings Fund, and may raise Rs 500 crore from banks by next week. ThePrint asks- Air I...