Sunday, 4 December, 2022

Topic: Rajpath

On Kartavya Path, ask not what Modi can do for you…ask what you can do for Modi’s India

Modi's emphasis on 'kartavya' puts the monkey on citizen’s back, by shifting definition of constitutional state from govt’s duties to citizen. It’s central to his political proposition.

Kartavya Path’s new name & look inspires feelings of ‘Indianness’, say visitors after inauguration

Hundreds were present at the heart of the national capital Thursday for the grand event which saw cultural performances from over 20 teams of artistes from across states.

Wiping out ‘weak past’ — how renaming Rajpath to Kartavya Path reflects Modi’s decolonisation bid

Though Modi government is trying to reimagine 'new India', can history of a nation be 'cut out or blackened'? PM set to inaugurate Kartavya Path today.

Lawns, wider sidewalks, bridge over canal: A new Central Vista Avenue on Republic Day 2022

Unexpected heavy rain had disrupted work, but pace has again picked up to ensure the Central Vista Avenue is completed in time to greet visitors for the Republic Day parade next year.

Delhi power corridor makeover will cost Rs 20,000 crore, but there are no funds for it yet

The revamp plan includes construction of a new Parliament, residences for PM, vice-president and 10 new building blocks to accommodate govt offices.

Should Delhi’s Republic Day parade be held in a state capital every year?

As India celebrates its 71st Republic Day of the Constitution coming into force, many ask if this extravagant display in New Delhi is really necessary in the 21st century.

Edwin Lutyens’ Delhi is unique. India’s political class must not tamper with it

Lutyens’ Delhi is inhabited mostly by politicians and civil servants. They are the birds of passage who have no long-term interest in retaining it.

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Representative image: The Alienware R3 gaming laptop | YouTube

Gamers, editors, developers, designers—An Intel comeback is taking the bite out of Apple

Apple made great strides at the expense of Intel. But Chipzilla's Alden Lake processors are proving to be a better match than M1 Max chipsets found in MacBook.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar addressing a press conference on the eve of Navy Day | ANI

Indian Navy puts on hold plans to build IAC 2, but is considering repeat order of Vikrant

At his annual press conference, Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar also said they'll soon take a call on whether they'll go in for marine version of Rafale fighters or F/A 18 Super Hornets.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.