Tuesday, 6 December, 2022
TopicModi government

Topic: Modi government

From Lion Capital to Flag Code, Modi govt is shifting the meaning of India’s symbols

The lions in Asoka’s Lion Capital stand upon dharmachakra; they draw their power from dharma. The lions in Modi’s Central Vista step on dharmachakra; they are power unto themselves.

Modi govt gives major push to free trade pacts as exports, job creation become critical

Dismantling ‘tariff walls’ for easier access into the Indian markets is expected to be biggest challenge for govt’s FTA push, something that has haunted past administrations too.

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, lone Muslim in Modi Cabinet, resigns. JD(U)’s RCP Singh quits too

Naqvi's tenure in Rajya Sabha ends Thursday & there's speculation he might be NDA's V-P candidate. JD(U)’s Singh allegedly denied renomination for his perceived proximity with BJP.

Not just national security or politics, Amit Shah has a new obsession—the ‘sahakari kshetra’

Modi govt, which is accused of helping capitalists, wants to make the cooperative sector the backbone of governance. And Amit Shah is leading the way.

Agnipath is MNREGA scheme by armed forces. But Agniveers won’t have govt job status symbol

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Eye on Gujarat & HP polls, govt examines ‘special allocation’ for OBCs under welfare schemes

A similar plan for SCs and STs currently reserves a certain percentage of the allocation for government schemes for expenditure on their welfare.

Schemes like Agnipath must go to test beds first. They shake up the entire system

The scheme is being introduced full-fledged at a time when the country is in a standoff with China. The Russian experience in Ukraine isn’t encouraging.

Agnipath scheme is proof that Modi govt can bring change for good. But an open mind is key

By making Agnipath an all-India, all-class and merit-driven recruitment scheme, the Modi govt has brought about a radical change.

Modi govt announces Agnipath scheme for armed forces. Here’s what 4-year service is all about

Enrolment under scheme will be all-India, all-class & will form a distinct rank in armed forces, besides having distinctive insignia. Aim is to keep 3 services younger & reduce pension burden.

PM Modi instructs government to fill up 10 lakh vacancies by end 2023

Employment generation and improving employability are priorities, the government has said, taking several initiatives in that direction.

On Camera

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...

Defence

The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.