Friday, 2 December, 2022
TopicNripendra Misra

Topic: Nripendra Misra

Under PMO’s PK Mishra, his home cadre Gujarat and home state Odisha dominate Modi govt

P.K. Mishra, principal secy to PM Modi since Nripendra Misra resigned in August 2019, has overseen a host of changes in PMO. Many top govt appointments bear his imprint.

No steel, cement may be ditched too — IAS retiree Nripendra Misra on making Ram temple ageless

Nripendra Misra, former principal secretary to PM Modi & now chair of Ram temple trust, says in rare interview to Panchjanya that demolition of Babri masjid was a 'justified step'.

Modi didn’t favour issuing of Rs 2,000 notes, went along with consensus, reveals ex-aide Misra

Modi govt had issued new Rs 2,000 and Rs 500 banknotes after cancelling the legal tender of Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 notes (old series). Printing of Rs 2,000 notes has now stopped.

Na tired, Na retired — How Modi govt uses Vajpayee line to hold on to retired IAS officers

From PMO to Niti Aayog, from cultural bodies to Railway Board, from apex security council to Ayushman Bharat — Modi’s India is now run by carefully chosen set of retired officers.

Nripendra Misra, Modi’s trusted former IAS officer, will head Ram temple construction panel

The panel is under the Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Tirth Kshetra Trust set up to oversee the construction of the Ram temple at Ayodhya.

Nripendra Misra to head Nehru Memorial Museum and Library

The former principal secretary to PM Modi, however, said he was yet to receive the order.

The Prime Minister’s Man — in new PMO power equation, it’s PK Mishra who calls the shots

Mishra, the principal secretary to Narendra Modi, has the final word on what reaches the PM, has direct access to Modi and works closely with Amit Shah.

‘Tough taskmaster’ Nripendra Misra endeared himself to Modi, but not to all civil servants

PM Narendra Modi bid farewell to his former principal secretary Nripendra Misra Monday, saying the officer’s wisdom saw him through many crises.

Modi govt creates new position to accommodate ex-IAS officer P.K. Sinha in PMO

P.K. Mishra is expected to continue the work he was doing as additional principal secretary to the PM — taking key calls in bureaucratic functioning.

Nripendra Misra steps down as PS to PM Modi, Cabinet Secretary PK Sinha moves into PMO

Modi government has provided no reason for Nripendra Misra stepping down. He too has revealed little.

On Camera

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Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.