Thursday, 20 January, 2022
TopicRajiv Kumar

Topic: Rajiv Kumar

If India has to spend to save lives, livelihoods, it must ignore deficit & spend: Rajiv Kumar

There is a high probability of a third wave in India, NITI Aayog's Kumar said, by way of supporting his prescription to overlook fiscal considerations until the pandemic is curbed.

EC Rajiv Kumar wanted to file separate affidavit in Madras HC, denied due to ‘lack of precedence’

The split in the EC came over the Madras HC’s censure and ‘murder-charges’ remark. The body was reportedly not unanimous in its approval for the plea on a gag order on media.

‘1 District, 1 Product’ export scheme, farm reforms on govt, NITI blueprint to push growth

PM Modi will chair NITI Aayog’s Governing Council meet on 20 February. His govt’s new blueprint for growth & development will be discussed.

India’s fast economic recovery will surprise everyone in 2021-22: NITI Aayog’s Rajiv Kumar

Rajiv Kumar says Modi govt’s labour reforms and PLI scheme will boost industry and exports, and not joining RCEP won’t freeze India out of global markets.

Ex-finance secretary Rajiv Kumar appointed new Election Commissioner to replace Ashok Lavasa

Rajiv Kumar, a 1984 batch Jharkhand cadre IAS officer, is credited with bringing in key reforms in banking and the bureaucracy.

GDP growth could slip to zero or negative in 1st quarter due to lockdown: NITI Aayog VC

Kumar, however, ruled out the possibility of a recession as after June, he does expect some sectors such as hospitality, transport, entertainment and FMCG to start functioning.

Niti Aayog VC Rajiv Kumar says linking Citizenship Act to NRC is ‘most unfortunate’

Rajiv Kumar said the linking of the Citizenship Act with NRC is aimed at creating fear and vulnerability among people.

Financial sector still recovering from ‘excesses of the past’: Niti Aayog VC Rajiv Kumar

Highlighting lack of labour and land reforms, Niti Aayog vice chairman Rajiv Kumar says ‘regulatory cholesterol in states has to be reduced’.

Raghav Chadha receives wedding offer, Modi gets Cong admirers, Niti Aayog chief panics

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.

EC shunted Bengal IPS officer as he arrested BJP’s Tajinder Bagga ‘without authority’

EC acted on special police observer report that claimed ADG (CID) Rajiv Kumar arrested Bagga 'without authority and without informing the police commissioner'.

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Representational image of a jewellery store | ANI

India Jewellery Park to be set up in Mumbai, aims to attract Rs 20,000 crore investment

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council and Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation have signed a draft agreement granting possession of a plot for setting up the park.


File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.