Thursday, 20 September, 2018

Topic: PM Modi

Is it high-handed or routine for Modi govt to insist on PM’s face on petrol pumps?

State-owned oil companies have been using fuel stations across the country to promote government schemes, including the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana....
Representative image | Prashanth Vishwanathan/Bloomberg News

What Surjit Bhalla got wrong about our study on spatial inequality in India

Three richest states in India are three times as rich as three poorest, which is why we can't ignore spatial inequality.
Kerala flood

Modi to visit Kerala to survey flood damage but more heavy rain predicted for 3-4 days

Kerala CMO issues alert asking those sending distress messages to put a date and time stamp on requests for better deployment of resources.
Narendra Modi

At the last I-Day speech of term, PM Modi speaks of India’s rise under BJP govt

Saying 'India is now seen as a land of reform, perform and transform', he highlights how the view of the country has changed in international eyes. 
Arun Jaitley

Here’s why Arun Jaitley didn’t shake hands with PM Narendra Modi

The union minister, recovering after a kidney transplant, is following the ‘Namaste’ line of treatment that requires strict precautions.
Siddaramaiah and HD Kumaraswamy address the media | PTI /Shailendra Bhojak

JD(S) scripting obituary by allying with Cong in Karnataka & disengaging with BJP for 2019

The JD(S) made no campaign promise, had no governance agenda. It has only one goal – of grabbing power and reviving the party.

In ‘Olympics for writers and journalists’, government seeks revision of ‘Leftist’ history

As part of the initiative, intellectuals have been told to post on social media and publish booklets and articles to present the “correct” perspective of history and Indian culture
Indian Navy

India misses the deadline for issuing tenders to procure submarines & naval helicopters

The development is a setback to PM Modi’s $250-billion military modernisation plan to arm India's defense forces with state-of-the-art military hardware at a time when threats from neighbours China and Pakistan are rising.
President Xi Jinping and PM Narendra Modi

In between lakeside lunches, Modi should tell Xi that India wants peace on the border

India has objected to CPEC passing through POK. China will have to reciprocate our stand on ‘One China’ policy and terminate CPEC project.
PM Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping met in Wuhan in April, 2018 | @PMO/Twitter

Modi-Xi talks aimed at avoiding Doklam-like situation in the future

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping have decided to issue “strategic guidance” to their militaries to strengthen communications and to build trust and understanding.

Saving the planet doesn’t mean killing economic growth

Cheap renewable energy means that poor countries will be able to follow a different, cleaner path to industrialisation without sacrificing living standards.

Mohan Bhagwat says no Hindu Rashtra without Muslims: Is RSS changing before 2019 polls?

Mohan Bhagwat, during the three-day RSS lecture series called ‘Bhavishya Ka Bharat’, said that the Sangh’s interpretation of Hindutva does not exclude Muslims a...