Wednesday, 17 October, 2018

Topic: NDA

General Zameer Uddin Shah with Shekhar Gupta at the Walk the Talk | Special arrangement

‘Indian Army does not like being committed to civilian operations, they’re our own people’

On this week’s Walk The Talk, Shekhar Gupta catches up with soldier, diplomat and academician Zameer Uddin Shah.

Kejriwal asks NDA CMs to discuss dangers of Electricity Act amendments with PM Modi

The Delhi CM said that the proposed amendments, if passed, will make power tariffs same for the common man and industrial units. 
Arun Jaitley on Modi Government's policies towards rural India| PTI

Rahul Gandhi should take lessons from his fellow Congressman, says Arun Jaitley

It may be advisable for Rahul Gandhi to get some words of wisdom from Prof. K.V. Thomas, said Jaitley.
NCP leader Tariq Anwar

NCP leader Tariq Anwar resigns, cites Sharad Pawar’s remarks on Rafale and Modi as trigger

Tariq Anwar, who formed NCP along with Sharad Pawar and P.A. Sangma, says party chief's statements have given NDA a new lease of life.
Arun Jaitley

Cabinet approves conversion of GSTN to govt-owned company

Currently, 49 per cent of the shares are owned by the Centre and States and 51 per cent belong to private financial institutions.
Illustration by Arindam Mukherjee |

The Modi government is the most faceless, nameless & talent-averse India has seen

The Modi government has run out of intellectual capital and this explains its stall in key sectors and fading momentum.
Delhi High Court

Tribunal members’ fight over pay-scale reaches Delhi high court

Delhi High Court issues notice to Centre after NCLT member Vijai Pratap Singh seeks pay parity with juniors.
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat speaks on the last day at the event in New Delhi | PTI

In RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat’s words lie the BJP’s 2019 campaign

Each statement by Mohan Bhagwat carried a well-thought out implication for the BJP, which will help it fine-tune its image and campaign.
Union Minister for Defence Nirmala Sitharaman

This is what the Indian Air Force’s fighter squadron strength has been reduced to

IAF’s authorised strength is 42 squadrons, a figure it has never touched. The maximum number reached is 39.5 in the early 1990s.
Anant Kumar

Union minister Ananth Kumar undergoes surgery in US, may return next weekend

Minister’s office terms as 'rumours' reports that he has pancreatic cancer. BJP and government silent on nature of illness. 
A laptop computer screen displaying the Netflix homepage | Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Netflix is to blame for spoiling viewers rotten

Netflix has accustomed viewers to the idea of an unlimited assortment of TV shows and movies at lesser prices and no ads.
Sabarimala temple

Sabarimala opens tomorrow: Bracing for street attacks on women or is SC order unworkable?

The Sabarimala shrine in Kerala is set to open its gates Wednesday to women of all age groups for the first time after the Supreme Court ruling last month. Seve...