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Amitabh Kant

NITI Aayog rankings: Haryana’s Mewat is India’s most backward district

Of the 101 districts that have signed up for the Centre’s ‘Transformation of Aspirational Districts’ programme so far, Andhra’s Vizianagaram performs best.
A child in Maharashtra | Representational image | Uriel Sinai/Getty Images

This is how India plans to track aspiration in its backward districts

PM Modi last month called for concerted efforts to bring transformation in the ‘aspirational districts’ by April this year.

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Vivek Oberoi as PM Narendra Modi during the shoot of his upcoming film 'PM Narendra Modi', in Varanasi | PTI

Only thing missing from Vivek Oberoi’s Narendra Modi is the cape

PM Narendra Modi fits perfectly as a sequel to Bal Narendra and as a prequel to Akshay Kumar’s ‘apolitical’ interview with Modi.

Does Congress have a future in India after 2019 Lok Sabha election results?

The Congress party faced a crushing defeat in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections at the hands of Narendra Modi-led BJP.


Ministry of Defence building

On new govt’s defence agenda — 4 key projects to boost India’s military prowess

Indian Air Force and Indian Navy are in dire need of fighter jets, helicopters and submarines, and the new government has to ensure that they get them.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Varanasi in 2014 | Commons

Pracharak Modi: The mask you see, is the man you get

India has its first leader who is unapologetic about belonging to the social and political Right. This is how Shekhar Gupta foresaw Modi’s five years in this National Interest within three months of his victory in 2014.