Friday, 20 May, 2022
TopicPM Modi cabinet

Topic: PM Modi cabinet

Smriti Irani’s Cabinet graph shows what is wrong with HR management in Modi govt

Smriti Irani has stuck to the script the past two years — delivered a big win, one that BJP can display for decades to come, and has not invited controversies.

Modi govt raises MSP on paddy by Rs 72/quintal for 2021-22, says hike to continue in future

The new MSP on paddy is Rs 1,940/quintal. The rates of bajra and other kharif crops were also hiked after a cabinet meeting headed by PM Modi Wednesday.

Modi & his top ministers are risk-averse, invest their money in gold, FDs and land

An analysis of ministers’ declarations shows most of them don’t invest in equities and mutual funds, except Amit Shah and Piyush Goyal.

Not just performance — why Modi dropped Prabhu, Maneka, Rathore & other ministers

PM Modi reportedly invited some of the dropped ministers for a pep-talk last week, but they left none the wiser. 

Modi cabinet clears 7 amendments to Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code

The amendments are aimed at filling gaps in the corporate insolvency resolution framework and maximising value from the resolution process.

Modi cabinet set to take call on reconstituting Law Commission

The 21st commission, which ended on 31 August 2018, had submitted reports on key issues such as simultaneous polls and a Uniform Civil Code.

When PM told BJP MPs the secret to becoming a minister in Narendra Modi cabinet

At BJP’s first parliamentary party meeting after the Lok Sabha polls, PM Modi also had a message for the MPs bunking Parliament.

Former Modi ministers who cut lonely figures in Parliament now

These members of Parliament once held powerful ministerial portfolios in the first five years of Modi government. 

The ex-IAS officer who is bringing Narendra Modi and Naveen Patnaik together

Ashwini Vaishnaw is an IIT-Kanpur alumnus who was private secretary to late PM A.B. Vajpayee in 2004. Modi called up Patnaik for his support to send Vaishnaw to Rajya Sabha.

Bengal is in focus for BJP but HRD minister has no clue of state’s history

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PT Pertamina Balongan refinery in Indramayu, Indonesia | Representational image | Bloomberg

Asian refiners to ramp up gasoline exports to US as sky-high prices beckon

In Asia, gasoline margins have doubled to more than $33 a barrel since the end of March and have edged above those for diesel, which have eased from a peak in early May.

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File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

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.
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