Narendra Modi Government
India  /  Published 07.07.22

VP poll: Naqvi exit fuels speculation

Minority affairs minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi resigned on Wednesday, a day ahead of the expiry of his Rajya Sabha term. The resignation of the lone Muslim face in the Narendra Modi government fuelled...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 06.07.22

Hollow voice

This may be apocryphal, but has a rich ring of credibility given the cast of characters involved. The story goes that Giani Zail Singh, as president of India, would walk down to the South Court of Ras...
By Sankarshan Thakur

Opinion  /  Published 02.07.22

Taxing system

The so-called ‘Good and Simple Tax’ is at great risk of becoming more complicated even as the Narendra Modi government celebrates the fifth anniversary of the indirect tax reform that aime...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 29.06.22

Defender of plurality? Really?

At most, some pinpricks could come its way in the form of critical remarks but the external affairs ministry has now found offence to be the best form of defence. This, however, did not stop internat...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.06.22

Cong: Centre planning to sell all PSU banks

The Congress on Tuesday said the Narendra Modi government was planning to sell all public sector banks, which will have dangerous repercussions for the country. The party also alleged that the public ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 21.06.22

Modi govt firefights Agnipath protests

The unprecedented public protests against the Centre’s Agnipath scheme — a Bharat bandh was observed — have forced the Narendra Modi government to blow hot and cold on the matter. Th...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 21.06.22

Farmers to protest Agnipath ‘betrayal’

Farmers’ collective Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), which had spearheaded the yearlong protest that forced the Narendra Modi government to repeal the three contentious farm laws, on Monday extended...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 21.06.22

Agnipath a BJP scheme: Didi

Mamata Banerjee on Monday alleged that the Agnipath scheme was a ploy by the BJP to generate its cadres from unemployed youths and then employ such people to rig elections and engage them as security ...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

India  /  Published 20.06.22

Priyanka's Agnipath plot caution

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday contested the impression that the Agnipath scheme had been introduced without application of mind, arguing that the Narendra Modi government did everyth...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 20.06.22

BJP's manipulation of social media

Few threats pose as serious a challenge to the functioning of modern democracies as the viral spread of disinformation. Last week, more than 30 major tech companies, including Meta, Google, Twitter, T...
By The Editorial Board


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