Monday, 8 August, 2022
TopicS. Jaishankar

Topic: S. Jaishankar

In Team Modi’s second term, these are the five ministers to watch out for

Who could have imagined that JNU would one day contribute two of the five prominent leaders of an aggressive, unapologetic nationalist government?

Jaishankar does a Sushma Swaraj, reaches out to distressed Indians after Twitter debut

Sushma Swaraj’s Twitter help to overseas Indians earned her the moniker ‘Supermom of State’. Within hours of his first tweet, S. Jaishankar was following suit.

Trump strips India of preferential trade status, gives Jaishankar his first challenge

The Donald Trump administration removed India's designation on the grounds that it had not assured US of providing "equitable and reasonable access" to its markets.

Modi’s serial election winner Amit Shah now has to repeat his success rate for government

The social media is already comparing Amit Shah with ‘Iron Man’ Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, also from Gujarat.

Amit Shah & Jaishankar the big winners in portfolio allocation, get Home & MEA on debut

Rajnath Singh moves from home ministry to defence, while Nirmala Sitharaman gets finance and corporate affairs in PM Narendra Modi’s new cabinet.

JNU gets added representation in Modi govt as Jaishankar joins Sitharaman in CCS

Both Jaishankar, the new foreign minister, and Sitharaman, allocated finance and corporate affairs, have a Masters and an MPhil from JNU.

Narendra Modi loves disruption, and the Amit Shah-Jaishankar portfolios prove that

The goal is to paint all of India in Hindutva colours and Amit Shah, now the home minister, must deliver.

Amit Shah to Jaishankar, first-timers make up one-third of Modi cabinet

Of the 57 ministers who took oath on Thursday, 6 cabinet ministers & 13 ministers of state will be part of the council of ministers for the first time.

New Modi govt — Amit Shah, Jaishankar in, Sushma, Maneka & Rathore out

A total of 58 ministers, including PM Modi, took oath late Thursday evening in a ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Ex-foreign secy S. Jaishankar makes surprise comeback as minister in Modi’s new govt

S. Jaishankar, who retired from the IFS last year, is known to be close to PM Modi, and hand-held him through the early days of his government in Delhi.

On Camera

YourTurn

Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
A suspension pylon in Tamil Nadu | Commons

You thought power subsidy is a Delhi-Punjab problem? Check out Tamil Nadu’s power sector mess

RBI data shows Indian discoms owe power generation firms over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, almost a third of which is owed by Tamil Nadu, where power subsidy cost is twice that of food subsidy.

Defence

The Flying Dolphin — how a former Indian Navy submariner qualified as a commercial pilot 

Vivek Chaudhary retired from the Indian Navy in 2017 after serving on the  Short-Service Commission. After that, his dreams took flight. 

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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