Friday, 20 May, 2022
TopicSushma Swaraj

Topic: Sushma Swaraj

Sushma Swaraj’s dig over fake appointment & Owaisi’s ‘PR kiya toh darna’ jibe at BJP

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

Sushma Swaraj was like Rahul Dravid, always indispensable to BJP — until now

Sushma Swaraj wasn’t a typical BJP ‘mahila’. In her dignified departure, the BJP will miss an Indian woman politician with many enviable firsts.

The big names of 2014 who failed to make it to Modi’s new govt

While Arun Jaitley opted out and Sushma Swaraj didn't fight polls, others such as Maneka Gandhi & Rajyavardhan Rathore couldn't find a place in new govt.

India tells Iran that decision on oil imports will be taken after elections

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj told Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif that India will take the decision based on ‘energy security and economic interests’.

5 Indian sailors captured by pirates in Nigeria, Sushma Swaraj calls for action

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj asked Indian ambassador in Nigeria Abhay Thakur to discuss the matter at the highest level of the government.

6 Indians killed in deadly Sri Lanka blasts

The victims are among the 290 killed in a series of explosions that targeted churches and luxury hotels in Colombo on Easter Sunday.

‘Not a scratch on Pakistani civilians, army’: Modi govt’s directive before Balakot strikes

Union minister Sushma Swaraj said no Pakistani soldier or civilian was killed in the February Balakot air strikes since the target was JeM.

BJP fields Sadhvi Pragya against Congress leader Digvijaya Singh in Bhopal

Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur is an accused in the 2008 case of Malegaon blasts and is currently out on bail.

India relieved as President Solih’s party wins Maldives polls, but shadow of China remains

The parliamentary election results mark Maldives’ return to ‘India first’ policy while arresting its tilt towards China.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.

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.

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.
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