Saturday, 26 November, 2022
TopicPrime Minister Narendra Modi

Topic: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

After 2017 embarrassment, Gujarat BJP banks on a Bhagwat confidant to win Modi’s home ground

Vadnagar falls under Unjha constituency, which Congress wrested from five-time BJP MLA in 2017 Gujarat polls. This time, BJP is fielding an electoral newcomer but RSS old-timer.

‘Modi’s global aura, Gujarat’s pride’: How UN chief visit fits into BJP’s messaging as polls near

UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres' visit to Gujarat Thursday is part of flurry of big-ticket events in state. BJP leaders say these are expected to reap political dividends.

PM Modi leaves for Tokyo to attend former Japanese PM Shinzo Abe’s state funeral

The funeral will take place Tuesday and is expected to be attended by representatives from around 100 nations. Modi will also meet current Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida.

‘Legend, creative disruptor, statesman’ — how an entire genre of books has grown around PM Modi

At least two dozen books have been written about Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the past 8 years by ‘die-hard fans’, journalists, and scholars alike.

Khalistan issue, ‘invisible’ ISI hand — Why India issued travel advisory against Canada

The advisory issued by Ministry of External Affairs gives 'loud and clear' message to Canada's Justin Trudeau govt which 'relies on Khalistani elements for vote bank politics,' say sources.

Ratan Tata, ex-SC judge & former LS deputy speaker join PM CARES Fund as trustees

The trust also decided to nominate some eminent persons to constitute the advisory board to PM CARES Fund, including former CAG Rajiv Mehrishi and Sudha Murthy among others.

Modi bats for connectivity at SCO summit, seeks ‘free transit rights’ among member states

Shanghai Cooperation Organisation should create 'reliable, resilient and diversified supply chains', give utmost priority to food & energy security, PM Modi says at summit.

‘Follow Russia model, resume oil purchases’ — Iran asks India to ignore US sanctions

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and PM Modi to hold bilateral meeting on sidelines of SCO Summit in which Iran will likely raise issue of India buying Russian oil despite sanctions.

‘14,500 schools to be developed & upgraded under PM-SHRI Yojana,’ says Modi

On the occasion of Teacher's Day, PM Modi said these will be developed into model schools, encapsulating the full spirit of the new National Education Policy.

‘RRR’ protagonist, ‘Bhagat movement’ pioneer — tribal leaders celebrated by Modi in I-Day speech

In his speech, the prime minister hailed several tribal leaders who participated in India's freedom struggle, even as the BJP persists in its efforts to woo tribal voters.

On Camera

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A general view of the opening ceremony of the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 17, 2022. Mast Irham/Pool via REUTERS

G20 presidency is India’s chance to fix power imbalances in artificial intelligence adoption

Without considering AI challenges across the world, equitably reaping its benefits will remain inadequate, leading to a more unequal and divisive future.
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How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.