Sunday, 2 October, 2022

Topic: UPA

Congress, UPA parties plan front to take on Modi govt over campus violence, CAA-NRC, economy

Senior leaders of Congress, NCP, CPI, DMK & RJD are likely to meet on 13 January to devise plan. Formation of strategic group also in the works.

Modi in denial about economy is worrisome. He must first admit a problem before tackling it

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Once the Amit Shah of UPA govt, tables have turned for Chidambaram

UPA government’s most powerful minister, P. Chidambaram is now staring at the darkest abyss.

Modi 2.0 needs to undo the damage done to the economy by UPA & his own first term

Businesses aren’t investing thanks to mistakes made by UPA. But Modi 1.0 must share the blame for muted financial reforms, partisan telecom policy etc.

What separates Modi’s NDA from Manmohan Singh’s UPA – Chidambaram’s arrest

Under successive Congress regimes, no one was ‘hanged’, not because there were no lamp posts, but because the political will was missing.

Modi won’t win in 2024, unless these nine economic follies are reversed

In 2024 Lok Sabha election, it will be good economics that will deliver PM Modi a good political outcome. He needs advisers he will listen to.

Siddhartha’s death highlights troubling issue — agencies’ vigilante role can hurt business

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Budget 2019: India has a law to cap fiscal deficit but UPA and NDA couldn’t care less

No matter what the specific deficits caps, debt limits or escape clauses are, a stronger rule of law in fiscal policy is in public interest.

Bharat Ratna for Manmohan Singh? He doesn’t deserve one

Hailing Manmohan Singh may serve a political purpose for Modi, but Manmohan’s legacy is nothing to be proud of.

From Bihar to Andhra, how India fought, and won, its 50-yr war with Left-wing extremism

Maoists still have strength in certain regions but it’s grossly untenable to say they pose an existential threat to India as they did in late 2000s.

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Illustration by Prajna Ghosh | ThePrint

Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.