Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicSushma Swaraj

Topic: Sushma Swaraj

A fighter with a stern smile, Sushma Swaraj could easily have been the Indira Gandhi of BJP

Sushma Swaraj opposed the Congress party and its ways, but had excellent working relationship with some of its top leaders.

LK Advani remembers ‘close colleague’ Sushma Swaraj as a role model for women politicians

Veteran BJP leader L.K. Advani had known and worked with Sushma Swaraj since the beginning of her "illustrious innings" in the Bharatiya Janata Party.

Sushma Swaraj enhanced India’s reputation globally as foreign minister, says Amit Shah

Union minister Amit Shah said BJP leader Sushma Swaraj had left a void which would be hard to fill, both in the party and in national politics

Sushma Swaraj an extraordinary woman & leader: UNGA President Espinosa

Over the years, Sushma Swaraj had visited the UN on multiple occasions, addressing world leaders in Hindi at the annual high-level General Assembly sessions.

In pictures: Sushma Swaraj — a people’s minister and politician of many firsts

A loyal BJP leader and an easily-accessible external affairs minister, Sushma Swaraj has left behind a legacy of possibilities she opened up for women politicians in a male-dominated party like the BJP.

Sushma Swaraj — the last of the Advani-Vajpayee Titans in Modi-Shah’s aggressive new India

From taking Bollywood to Cannes to making sure Indians got their passports, Sushma Swaraj made an impact whenever she was in government.

I was waiting to see this day in my lifetime, Swaraj said on Article 370 in her last tweet

Former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj passed away Tuesday night after being admitted to AIIMS in a critical condition. She was 67.

Sushma Swaraj, BJP leader and former external affairs minister, passes away at 67

Hospital sources said Sushma Swaraj was brought to AIIMS at 10:15pm and was taken straight away to the emergency ward.

Modi recalls Kargil visit, Omar Abdullah praises Derek O’Brien & Smriti Irani cheers Dhoni

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

Modi lauds Hima Das, Shashi Tharoor’s Ghalib goof-up & Priyanka Chaturvedi’s ‘tauba tauba’

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

On Camera


Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.


By special arrangement

Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.