Tag: Modi government

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  • Jamia violence: BSP MPs meet President Kovind seeking probe against Delhi Police

    Jamia violence: BSP MPs meet President Kovind seeking probe against Delhi Police

    Leaders of Opposition parties on Tuesday met with the President urging him to intervene on the issue of violence in central universities and advise the Modi government to withdraw the 'unconstitutional and divisive' amended citizenship law.

    December 18, 2019
  • 50-day report card: Govt says ‘walking the talk’ on promises

    50-day report card: Govt says ‘walking the talk’ on promises

    The minister pointed out that the government had set the roadmap for rapid development in the field of infrastructure and education.

    July 23, 2019
  • Lynching can further alienate a community

    Lynching can further alienate a community

    For five years, Muslims have waited patiently for the Opposition to mobilise the people against lynching.

    July 18, 2019
  • Putting the brakes on media?

    Putting the brakes on media?

    Significantly, although the Trinamool Congress has a longstanding feud with Chowdhury, it decided to bury the hatchet for the moment on the Karnataka crisis.

    July 17, 2019
  • Electric vehicles can be good, bad and ugly

    Electric vehicles can be good, bad and ugly

    But in India, at the moment, we are stuck with coal power generation. EVs are bound to take off in India in a few years.

    July 11, 2019
  • Stress on zero budget farming: allocation hiked

    Stress on zero budget farming: allocation hiked

    The allocation, however, is still Rs 10,000 crore less than what Modi-I government had proposed in its interim budget announced early this year.

    July 6, 2019
  • Economic Survey eases tension in stock market

    Economic Survey eases tension in stock market

    The survey also credited its positive projections on the political stability ensured by a singleparty majority government at the Centre.

    July 5, 2019
  • Elusive numbers

    Elusive numbers

    Among the positive takeaways from the elections is that this Lok Sabha will have the distinction of the highest percentage of women MPs since Independence. The Prime Minister is keen to push through major electoral reforms like simultaneous elections at different levels of governance. If it is history that is being attempted to be written, along with this and many others which require urgent attention, he ought to consider, on top priority, taking a fresh look at the tattered Women's Reservation Bill.

    July 3, 2019
  • A three-in-one position

    A three-in-one position

    The post of a Tri-Service chief ~ a four-star General like the Army, Navy and IAF chiefs ~ has been hanging fire since the 1999 Kargil conflict with Pakistan despite the urgent need to inject the much-needed synergy in planning, budgeting, procurement, training and logistics in the three Services, which often pull in different directions.

    June 28, 2019
  • In Wayanad, Rahul Gandhi launches first attack on new Modi government

    In Wayanad, Rahul Gandhi launches first attack on new Modi government

    Gandhi said that the new government only spreads hatred while the Congress understands that love can combat hatred.

    June 7, 2019
  • Challenges ahead

    Challenges ahead

    The biggest challenge is uncontrolled migration from villages to the cities over long distances and across the length and breadth of India.

    June 6, 2019
  • Arun Jaitley writes to PM Modi, opts out of government citing health reasons

    Arun Jaitley writes to PM Modi, opts out of government citing health reasons

    In his letter to Modi, the outgoing Finance Minister said that he has been facing serious health challenges for the last 18 months and requested for "reasonable time for myself, my treatment and my health".

    May 29, 2019
  • Strong movements will help farmers, says Rakesh Tikait of BKU

    Strong movements will help farmers, says Rakesh Tikait of BKU

    Tikait led the Kisan Kranti Yatra from Haridwar to Delhi in 2018, which forced the Narendra Modi government to accept several demands of tens of thousands of farmers.

    April 13, 2019
  • Former SC judge PC Ghose set to be India’s first Lokpal

    Former SC judge PC Ghose set to be India’s first Lokpal

    Ghose, who is currently the a member of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), was also a former judge of the Calcutta High Court and former chief justice of the Andhra Pradesh High Court.

    March 17, 2019
  • ‘3-pronged strategy to assist tribals’

    ‘3-pronged strategy to assist tribals’

    Union Minister Sudarshan Bhagat on what the government has done for the uplift of tribals and the government’s roadmap to bring them into the national mainstream.

    February 23, 2019
  • Mamata prays to Mahatma for removal of Modi govt, TMC leaders stage protest

    Mamata prays to Mahatma for removal of Modi govt, TMC leaders stage protest

    Banerjee is in New Delhi to attend a rally of anti-BJP parties at Jantar Mantar.

    February 13, 2019
  • Opposition hits Centre over reservation, asks where are jobs

    Opposition hits Centre over reservation, asks where are jobs

    Former Union Finance Minister Yahswant Sinha dubbed the move as jumla and questioned the government's intent, citing legal complexities and lack of time as the current session of Parliament is scheduled to end on Tuesday.

    January 7, 2019