Thursday, 17 January, 2019

Topic: Nirmala Sitharaman

Congress president Rahul Gandhi at the Kisan rally in Jaipur | PTI

Politicians like Rahul and Modi seem adept at spotting sexism in everyone but themselves

While Rahul Gandhi was downright sexist towards Nirmala Sitharaman, Modi in turn patronised her.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi at Kisan Rally in Jaipur | PTI

NCW serves notice to Rahul Gandhi for ‘misogynistic’ remarks referring to Nirmala Sitharaman

The NCW has taken suo moto cognisance of Rahul Gandhi's remarks at a Jaipur rally where he attacked Prime Minister Modi for "running away" from the Rafale debate in Parliament.
File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi during in New Delhi, 2017 | Ajay Aggarwal/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

Modi calls Rahul’s jibe over Rafale debate an insult to women

At a farmer rally, Congress president Rahul Gandhi said PM Modi had run away from the Rafale debate in Parliament and instead had a woman — Nirmala Sitharaman — defend him.

In Photos | MPs in Parliament for the extended winter session of Rajya Sabha

Rajya Sabha MPs were in attendance in Parliament Wednesday morning after the government extended the winter session by a day.
Nirmala Sitharaman

Nirmala Sitharaman ‘forgot’ her own political family while she attacked Rahul’s dynasty

Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s husband was close to former PM P.V. Narasimha Rao, while her father-in-law was a multi-term minister in Andhra Pradesh.
Nirmala Sitharaman

Shame that Rahul Gandhi is misleading country on HAL contracts: Nirmala Sitharaman

Rahul Gandhi had accused the defence minister of lying in the Parliament about procurement orders worth Rs 1 lakh crore for HAL.
Nirmala Sitharaman

Cong stopped Rafale deal as it ‘didn’t get money’: Sitharaman hits back in Lok Sabha

Replying to a debate on the Rafale issue in Lok Sabha, defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman alleged the Congress ingnored national security.
Representational image of female officers in Indian navy | YouTube

Indian Navy to study ways to induct women sailors aboard ships

Ahead of Navy Day, Admiral Sunil Lanba says all new ships under construction are being made to accommodate lady officers on board.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves as he emplanes for Maldives to attend the historic swearing-in ceremony of President-elect Ibrahim Mohamed Solih in New Delhi

PM Modi breaks the ice with Maldives with promise of whatever help Male needs

Modi is attending the inauguration of President Ibrahim Solih and said 'Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikaas' extends to India’s neighbours too.
A K9 Thunder on display | Commons

Induction of K9 Vajra (Thunder) for Indian Army pulls India out of the past

The Rs 4,366 crore contract for the K9 Vajra is meant to arm 18 regiments of the Indian Army, and replace the 50-year-old 105-mm Abbott.
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SC judges elevation row: Collegium still opaque under CJI Gogoi or is this an aberration?

CJI Ranjan Gogoi-led Collegium’s decision to overturn the elevation of Justice Pradeep Nandrajog and Justice Rajendra Menon to the Supreme Court and instead rec...