Saturday, 21 May, 2022
TopicSecurity breach

Topic: security breach

‘States did it first’: Modi justifies 2020 Covid lockdown, denies govt agencies misused for polls

In interview with ANI a day before UP elections, PM Narendra Modi speaks on issues including dynastic politics, farm laws, and BJP’s poll prospects.

SC ex-judge Indu Malhotra to head 5-member panel that will probe ‘breach’ in PM Modi’s security

3-judge bench led by CJI Ramana says questions over PM’s security ‘can't be left to be resolved through one-sided inquiries’, reiterates central & Punjab govt probes won't proceed.

Actor Siddharth clarifies tweet on Saina Nehwal referred to ‘cock & bull’, as NCW cracks down

Siddharth called Saina world’s 'subtle cock champion' in response to her tweet on PM Modi's 'security breach'. NCW chief lodges police complaint, asks Twitter to take action.

SC sets up 5-member panel to probe PM ‘security breach’, Centre & Punjab’s inquiries on hold

Panel is to be headed by a retired SC judge, and will also include DGP Chandigarh, Punjab's ADGP (security), IG NIA and registrar general of Punjab and Haryana HC.

PM security breach: Gandhis silent, Congress spokesperson says matter ‘should not be politicised’

Senior BJP leader Sudhanshu Mittal says he was shocked the Gandhi family hadn’t commented on the matter as they have been ‘the biggest sufferers of security lapses’.

PM Modi’s security failed in Punjab. Waste no time on conspiracies, it’s colossal incompetence

Politicians, especially those in power, are most endangered & protected people. They’ll only be safe if their security can say no, like IAF saying it wouldn’t fly in that weather.

Cooperative finger-pointing over PM’s security, and BJP has a new slogan

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Human chains, doorstep campaigns, yajnas: How BJP is targeting Congress over PM ‘security lapse’

Experts say BJP is building narrative that there was a design behind what home ministry called 'major security lapse', when PM's convoy was stranded on flyover in Punjab Wednesday.

PM Modi could have been killed by drone or telescopic gun, claims Union Minister Giriraj Singh

Singh also alleges high-level conspiracy linked to Punjab CM’s office behind the ‘security breach’ that led to the PM’s visit to Ferozepur being cancelled Wednesday.

Farmers had no plan to obstruct PM Modi’s visit in Punjab, says Samyukt Kisan Morcha

Only a group with BJP flag and raising ‘Narendra Modi Zindabad’ slogan had reached near PM's convoy, SKM clarified in a statement.

On Camera

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Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
File photo of chief economic advisor V. Anantha Nageswaran | Photo: Twitter | @FinMinIndia

Stock market turmoil, crypto craze proof of human ‘fear, greed’ says chief economic advisor

Speaking at India Ideas Conclave, organised by think tank India Foundation in Bengaluru, V. Anantha Nageswaran, also said India was now in position to deliver domestically-driven growth'.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

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.
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