Saturday, 2 July, 2022
TopicPrime Minister Narendra Modi

Topic: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Varanasi flyover collapse kills at least 18, PM & VP condole deaths

The portion of the bridge which collapsed Tuesday had been constructed barely three months ago.

For Modi and Xi, not achieving much in Wuhan may be the best outcome

Until bold steps are taken in resolving the border dispute, it will continue to be Move, Counter, Reset, Restart. 

Bill Gates dismisses privacy concerns over Aadhaar

The billionaire said Aadhaar technology does not pose any privacy concern and is funding the World Bank to take it to other countries.

What the BJP does not realise is that the youth does not care about it

When governments start interfering with what you eat, what you wear, your love life, how you reproduce it leads to rebellion by the youth.

The curious silences of Modi: Kathua rape not the only case where PM chose not to speak

Incidents like the lynching of Mohammad Akhlaq by cow vigilantes and the Padmaavat controversy failed to elicit a response from PM Modi.

The WhatsApp Governance

After sharp shifts on strategic policies, demonetisation without data, debate, de-risking or war-gaming marks Modi’s governing style.

A year after PM Modi’s endorsement, Mumbai’s ‘Digital Dabbawalas’ bask in success

At the peak of demonetisation and the push for a digital economy, Modi had praised the Digital Dabbawalas initiative for embracing the latest technology.

Talk Point: To anybody who values press freedom, there is plenty available

While Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s lecture was a bit stern in parts, there is no need for the press to panic and call the fire brigade.

Talk Point: PM’s statement on press freedom resembles a familiar game of intimidation

The political executive has always had an uneasy relationship with the press. It extols its virtues while trying to curb its freedom, says lawyer Gautam Bhatia.

‘Developed’ by 2022?

PM Narendra Modi wants India to become a developed country by 2022. But the country is so far behind on indicators that it looks impossible.

On Camera

YourTurn

Kanhaiya Lal Teli’s body being taken for last rites in Udaipur on 29 June 2022 | Photo: ThePrint | Manisha Mondal

India’s blasphemy beheadings have a new audience—and they’re sitting behind smartphones

Videos on social media have become a key feature of blasphemy killings. Each inspires communal competitors to stage a more macabre act of revenge.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al Sisi on the latter's first visit to India | Photo: Twitter/@narendramodi

India and Egypt work towards building strategic relationship with focus on defence & security

From holding joint military exercises to exporting wheat as Russia and Ukraine stop supplies, New Delhi and Cairo are redrawing their relationship as geopolitical tensions rise.    

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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