Monday, 16 May, 2022
TopicPoliticians Crying

Topic: Politicians Crying

Modi’s tears may not be real. But opposition’s mocking will only turn them into a weapon

If past election results and India’s politics ought to have taught Modi's rivals and critics anything, it should be that any personal attack against him only boomerangs.

Dear people, I am an Indian crocodile who is getting a very bad name these days: Shobhaa De

My weight and height are very impressive. I can reach up to 10 feet and walk on water when required. Please don’t ask about my chest measurements.

There’s something about politicians who cry. And Modi almost always tears up over Gujarat

Crying in public isn't an ‘art’ that is restricted to Modi. From Panneerselvam to Sheila Dikshit to Jaya Bachchan, the list is long.

On Camera

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Pedestrians walk over plastic bags scattered on the pavement along Geeta Colony Setu over the River Yamuna, in New Delhi

Delhi’s ‘lifeline’ Yamuna is drying up. Here’s how govt can combat water crisis

Rather than lurching from one water crisis to another, Jal Board should insure Delhi against water shortages with a policy-based approach. Here’s a model.

Adani forges $10.5-billion deal with Holcim India to buy Ambuja Cement, ACC

Holcim’s sale of its Indian business is expected to close in second half of 2022. Adani Group beat other firms, including JSW Group, to become India's 2nd biggest cement manufacturer.

Defence

Ambassador of France to India Emmanuel Lenain says Paris will work with New Delhi to get over some of the strategic “constraints” it is facing today. | Photo: Pooja Kher | ThePrint

We won’t lecture, but want to boost India’s strategic autonomy, says French ambassador

In an exclusive interview to ThePrint, Emmanuel Lenain, Ambassador of France to India, said the Rafale fighter jet deal, and the Scorpene submarines programme have been outstanding achievements in the bilateral ties.

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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