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Topic: NDA government

Modi is not Teflon-coated, he is ‘cast in titanium’ — What Mood of the Nation poll suggests

In episode 667 of #CutTheClutter, ThePrint's Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta talks about some interesting findings from the poll & what they mean for opposition parties.

NDA govt must shun arrogance, roll back farm laws, says Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot

In a series of tweets, Gehlot also said the Congress stands with the farmers, and that the NDA government must not delay paying heed to the farmers' welfare issues.

Apu’s ‘meeting’ with Manik da, and Nitish Kumar’s ‘support’ in Bihar

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

Nitish Kumar elected leader of NDA, meets Bihar governor and stakes claim to form govt

Swearing-in ceremony will be held Monday, but Nitish refuses to confirm if BJP’s Sushil Modi will return as deputy CM, saying ‘all things will be settled’.

Newly elected NDA MLAs to meet on 15 November to elect Nitish Kumar as leader

The decision was taken at a meeting Friday, where the leaders of the four NDA constituents in Bihar — the JD(U), BJP, HAM and Vikassheel Insaan Party were present.

Former Union minister Dilip Ray convicted in 1999 coal scam case

Ray, former minister of state (coal) in the Vajpayee govt, was convicted of criminal conspiracy and other offences in the allocation of coal block in Jharkhand to CTL in 1999.

Nitish is promising new projects, but no clarity on 2015 Bihar package of Rs 1.25 lakh crore

Ministers in Nitish Kumar government fail to provide figures on the amount spent so far under the economic package announced ahead of 2015 Bihar polls.

Yashwant Sinha searches for relevance in Bihar, looks to make Third Front ahead of polls

Yashwant Sinha lashed out at Bihar CM Nitish Kumar at a press meet and stressed the need for change in Bihar. A JD(U) leader called his supporters a ‘team of losers’.

Bihar reviewing labour laws to give industries a push, says state’s labour minister

In an interview to ThePrint, Vijay Kumar Sinha said Bihar is fully geared up to handle the migrant workers who return to the state.

Congress, DMK in Lok Sabha demand Gandhi family be given SPG cover again

Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury cited that the previous NDA govt, led by Atal Bihari Vajpayee, had not removed SPG cover to the Gandhi family.

On Camera

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Amitabh Bachchan was a comic book Superman 40 years ago. In a tight, pink costume

Created by Pammi Bakshi and Gulzar, Amitabh Bachchan comics cost Rs 4 each 40 years ago. Today, they are a hot collectors' item costing $199 on eBay.
Credit: ThePrint team

‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

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.
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