Tuesday, 17 May, 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.

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Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.


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Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.