Monday, 3 October, 2022

Topic: PMO

Coming soon: Rs 467 crore residence complex for PM with underground tunnel to PMO, Parliament

Spread out over 36,328 sq ft, PM's Residence Complex will come up on Dara Shikoh Road near South Block in Delhi. September 2024 deadline set for completing & handing over project.

Not just Gujarat: Modi’s star IAS, IPS, IFS officers earned spurs under PM Manmohan

Vini Mahajan's appointment as secretary in Jal Shakti Ministry is among a string that questions criticism that Modi relies almost exclusively on confidants he worked with as Gujarat CM.

Modi to inaugurate new defence ministry buildings, vacated space to make way for PM residence

The Defence ministry offices will move to two new office complexes at Africa Avenue and Kasturba Gandhi Marg. The new office complex will be inaugurated by the PM Thursday.

Ex-IAS Amarjeet Sinha quits as Modi adviser, second high-profile PMO resignation in 6 months

There has been no official statement from the PMO on Amarjeet Sinha’s resignation, and no clarity yet on the reasons behind the decision.

Morarji Desai had stolen PMO documents. Was set to reveal classified secrets

In his memoir 'A Rude Life', journalist Vir Sanghvi recounts gripping details of politicians, actors, public figures and the media landscape.

Modi govt rejig has nothing to do with real governance, it’s all about perception management

Former health minister Harsh Vardhan is just a fall guy. Look into Javadekar, Gangwar, Pokhriyal, Prasad exits, a similar pattern emerges. 

PMO can help theatre command take off by finding a politician with defence background

The grave diggers of the theatre command system have won the current round and the political leadership has failed to discern the nature of the issues.

Lesson to Modi from ‘Accidental Prime Minister’ — PM ki kursi zameen se door kar deti hai

The Modi Indians voted for wouldn’t air-dash to politically important cyclone-hit states but stay indoors when crores are fighting coronavirus and government apathy.

Scarce resources for Kerala, Karnataka MP, and plea for Gadkari to lead Covid ‘war’

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Modi needs a new team. Unless the PMO wants to keep running India

When people are dying for want of oxygen and medical facilities, ministers are responding to the crisis with more praise for PM Modi.

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Illustration by Prajna Ghosh | ThePrint

Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.