Tuesday, 5 July, 2022
TopicSwadeshi

Topic: swadeshi

Dharma, Hinduness, rashtra — a glossary on Hindutva-Hinduism debate & what it means for RSS

New Delhi: Detractors who term ‘Hindutva’ an aggressive and political ideology have again kicked off a debate over ‘Hinduism vs Hindutva’ and ‘soft vs...

Not swadeshi, samarthya is the answer to India’s economic nationalism

Swadeshi has found a new wind in Indian politics as a form of popular resistance to China. But raising barriers to Chinese imports only affects those lower down the income pyramid.

5 months since Amit Shah’s ‘Made in India’ push, CAPF canteens yet to go full swadeshi 

Union Home Minister Amit Shah had announced that CAPF canteens will only sell swadeshi goods amid a push by Modi government to make India self-reliant.

How RSS is planning to help migrants find jobs in villages & towns, focus to be on swadeshi

RSS is focussing on key areas such as agriculture, cows, Ayurveda and other allied fields to create job opportunities for migrant workers who returned from cities.

Kulhads, rakhis, room fresheners — how BJP MPs are implementing PM’s ‘vocal for local’ call

BJP MPs have begun encouraging the manufacture of ‘swadeshi’ goods as an alternative to Chinese products amid LAC tensions.

Order junking made in India products from CAPF canteens withdrawn, issuing officer removed

The order was withdrawn as it was ‘issued without any consultation with seniors’. A new order will be issued with a fresh list of products.

Over 1,000 items by Dabur, Jaguar, Nestle junked from CAPF canteens for not being swadeshi

The MHA announced in May that all CPCs and CAPF canteens will only sell indigenous or 'swadeshi' products in a bid to boost domestic industries.

Why R Jagannathan wants Gandhian economic model, Arvind Panagariya says trade will recover

Today's political, economic & strategic punditry from Uday Balakrishnan, Satish Deshpande, Rajeev Bhargava & more.

Make ‘swadeshi’ uniforms and food items a must in schools, RSS affiliate tells Modi govt

Shiksha Sanskriti Utthan Nyas also suggests changes to National Education Policy for a post-pandemic world, calls for India to become 'powerful exporter'.

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Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

Indian Naval Air Squadron INAS 324 commissioned at Visakhapatnam | Twitter | @PBNS_India

India’s Eastern Seaboard gets its first naval air squadron INAS 324

With INAS 324, the Indian Navy's Eastern Seaboard will now operate a naval air squadron with HAL’s indigenously built Advanced Light Helicopter.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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