Sunday, 23 September, 2018

Topic: UPA

Could have built Rafale jets in India, says former HAL chief

T. Suvarna Raju's remarks mark the first time anyone from the state-owned aircraft maker has publicly commented on questions around Rafale deal.

Who is Christian Michel and why his extradition is vital for Indian probe agencies

Christian Michel, a British consultant, was allegedly hired by AgustaWestland to influence Indian officials to help it secure the chopper deal.

Modi govt’s Rafale deal has more skeletons in its closet: Former defence minister Antony

Senior Congress leader A.K. Antony demands probe, asks if NDA deal is cheaper than UPA’s, then why didn’t Modi govt buy 126 aircraft instead of 36.

It all began under UPA: Raghuram Rajan gives Modi ammunition against Congress on bad loans

The reckless lending by PSU banks is seen as an outcome of pressure by UPA government to step up credit.
Raghuram Rajan

Raghuram Rajan blames over-optimistic bankers during UPA rule for banking mess

He added that a large number of bad loans originated between 2006-2008 when economic growth was strong.
Police detain activists during a protest against the arrest of activists in connection with Bhima-Koregaon violence | PTI

Bhima-Koregaon arrests: Letter ‘seized’ from activists talks of ‘Congress support’ for protests

The letter also mentions a phone number, which allegedly belongs to a senior Congress leader who is referred to as a ‘friend’.

Remember, it was the Congress that messed up India’s fight against Naxals

Between Congress and its ‘coterie’ they couldn’t make up their minds if Naxals were a grave threat or merely misguided people fighting for tribals.
File photo of Ramdas Athawale | PTI

Wrong to say atrocities against Dalits have increased under Modi govt: Ramdas Athawale

Union minister Athawale said the issue should not be politicised as attacks on Dalits have happened in the past and may continue to happen in the futu...
Sushil Kumar Shinde

UPA flagged SC about Maoists’ ‘urban’ mobilisation strategy in 2013

In an affidavit, the Sushil Kumar Shinde-headed home ministry had said thinkers and ideologues had kept the Maoist movement alive in India.
File image of Samajwadi party president, Akhilesh Yadav | Getty Images

EC can’t dictate how to increase women’s representation in politics: Samajwadi Party

In 2010, the SP and RJD opposed the UPA govt’s move to turn the women’s reservation bill into law.

This is what cheaper and better looking electric vehicles can do for you

Charging will last for months in electric vehicles, it's cleaner and convenient to use and also reduces air and noise pollution.

Christian priests accused of rape: Isolated events or eroding credibility of Indian church?

While allegations against Bishop Franco Mulakkal are under investigation, there is pressure on Bishops' Council to initiate a full-fledged probe. Experts weigh in.