Saturday, 28 May, 2022
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This is how Deve Gowda went about appointing IAS officers in his PMO

In ‘Furrows In A Field’, Sugata Srinivasaraju writes that Deve Gowda preferred credible and competent officers with diverse caste, religious and linguistic backgrounds.

SubscriberWrites: Looking beyond Red Fort: I-Day event can be held at other places of national significance too

Indian PMs have always hoisted the tricolor from the ramparts of the Red Fort. Other locations can be Hampi in Karnataka, Lothal in Gujarat, or Nalanda in Bihar, writes Kaushik Mukherjee.

Malaysian PM Muhyiddin Yassin resigns after losing majority support

Yassin’s resignation comes on the back of mounting public anger over what was widely perceived as his govt’s poor handling of the pandemic.

This Niazi can be Pakistan’s next PM. He has sugar, petrol, spice and everything nice

Moazzam Mahmood Niazi has been dreaming of the PM chair since 2018. He has a 'world record' in weight reduction.

India needs to limit terms of CMs and PM, a young nation needs young leaders

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

The 5 front-runners to be Japan’s PM if Abe quits over health problems

Former defence and finance ministers, who align themselves with Shinzo Abe and his policies, are the most likely successors to lead the world's third-largest economy.

A new plane for Modi — high-tech Air India One with missile defence system arrives next week

A team consisting of senior officers from Air India, IAF and security agencies are in the US to finish the formalities and bring the aircraft to India.

You thought Asif Zardari & Pervez Musharraf were sexists. Meet Pakistan PM Imran Khan

In Imran Khan’s world, working mothers are disgraceful. Like masculinity, the Pakistan PM is an expert on motherhood too.

PM Modi launches Atal Bhujal Scheme for better groundwater management

PM Modi also named the Rohtang passageway in Himachal Pradesh as Atal Tunnel to mark the 95th birth anniversary of Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

VP Singh — the poet-PM who took BJP support but later called the party a disease

Vishwanath Pratap Singh was among the first politicians to create alliance with ideological enemies. He headed a govt supported by both BJP and Left.

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Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and former PM Imran Khan | Photos from Facebook

Jinnah said Pakistan would be a ‘laboratory’. Experiments by Imran, Shehbaz prove him so right

If Yasin Malik’s sentence is a call for condemnation, then why is the establishment forgetting Hafiz Saeed? But neither Shehbaz nor Imran Khan would take note.

RBI sets aside more money for rainy day, payout drops

The central bank approved the transfer of 303.1 billion rupees to the government from its surplus funds, a third of the 991.2 billion rupees it had given last year.


NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.