Thursday, 6 October, 2022
TopicNarendra Modi

Topic: Narendra Modi

Curious case of the missing camels—trafficked from Rajasthan, lost in Varanasi, court steps in

Nobody has seen the 'missing camels' in the last three weeks–not the villagers, or animal rights activists.

Himachal withdraws order seeking ‘character certificate’ for journalists covering PM’s event

The controversial order was issued by the Bilaspur superintendent of police for coverage of PM Modi’s proposed visit to the hill state Wednesday.

CEO or showman? From Modi to Jayalalithaa, the roles political outsiders take up in India

In ‘The People of India,’ Srirupa Roy writes how since the 1980s, the CEO figure has been valorised as an effective political agent opposed to corruption and inefficiency in Indian politics.

‘Lataji was happy after Ram Temple bhoomi poojan,’ PM Modi opens singer’s memorial in Ayodhya

The memorial has a giant statue of a veena, carved out of a single rock.

Mohan Bhagwat’s mosque trip left BJP clueless. Only Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi is smiling

BJP ministers have been told to keep handy a list of their ministries' work. Used to praising Modi, they are worried what they will say if the PM asks them about their work.

For SMART police, India needs to train constables in law, forensics, tech. Not just their bodies

For long, ‘order’ took precedence over ‘law’ in India. It’s time to select the right constables.

PM Modi lands in Japan to attend Abe’s state funeral, meets PM Kishida for bilateral talks

The state funeral ceremony will be the first major public event since new police security guidelines were implemented after Abe's assassination on July 8.

Not buying peace, not driving a wedge—Real reason behind Mamata’s ‘clean chit’ to Modi

Most opposition leaders, except Rahul Gandhi, have come to accept the reality—that attacking Modi doesn’t bring votes. And so, they have all made their adjustments.

Modi’s vishwa guru quest continues. Australia visit will help India wean Canberra away from China

Hectic diplomatic exercises have begun as Modi government sets about meeting the heads of UK, Australia, Germany, France and Italy—besides US, Russia and China.

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Jaishankar to embark on his 1st visit to New Zealand from Oct 5

G20 has 5 daunting challenges and India’s presidency can turn this crisis into opportunity

India should highlight its leadership in low-cost vaccine tech, effective health immunisation delivery, generic pharmaceutical manufacturing, and solar energy.
Falguni Nayar, Nykaa's founder & CEO, and Sima Ganwani Ved, Apparel Group's founder & chairwoman, pose for a picture during a strategic alliance announcement in Mumbai, on 6 October 2022 | Reuters

Nykaa forge ties with Dubai’s Apparel Group to expand business in Gulf countries

Falguni Nayar, the online retailer founder and CEO, said the two companies would together build a multi-brand beauty retail business with Nykaa holding a 55% stake of the entity.


Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.