Wednesday, 29 March, 2023

Topic: Modi

Modi warns against ‘glorifying the guilty’ — glimpses from launch of corruption complaints portal

Speaking at the launch of Central Vigilance Commission's Complaint Management System portal, PM Narendra Modi said govt institutions need not work with a political agenda.

Bihar, Haryana to Telangana—this is why Modi-Shah have high stakes in Assembly bypolls

The November 3 bypolls in six states may look inconsequential at first. But put them on the BJP’s chessboard to know what they mean for the party.

Modi as ‘lovable king’ who ‘dared to dream’ — Delhi exhibition captures PM’s journey on canvas

The exhibition, inaugurated Friday, will run until 3 Nov at NGMA, Delhi. It features 55 paintings by UAE-based artist Akbar Saheb. It was previously shown in four cities in Gujarat.

English or Hindi medium? — Modi-Shah’s push for Hindi not sitting well with BJP CMs

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.

Not just Modi, Gujarat BJP’s banking on CR Paatil’s ‘82-lakh army’ to micromanage state polls

An extension of BJP state chief Paatil's 'panna pramukh' model that secured him Lok Sabha wins, new model entails 5-person 'page committees' which will be in charge of 1 electoral page.

Why Modi govt lasted longer than a lettuce & how to elect a party president and lead him too

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

‘Repay the favour’: In UP, BJP ramps up Pasmanda Muslim outreach, seeks votes from ‘labharthis’

Ghulam Ali Khatana, 1st Gurjar Muslim from J&K to be nominated to Rajya Sabha, face of outreach programme. Minorities used by opposition parties as showpiece, he said at the event.

How RSS pracharak BL Santhosh has emerged as BJP’s ‘rock star’ general secretary

As BJP's general secretary (organisation), BL Santhosh holds enormous powers. But none of his predecessors were as high-profile as him, not even Narendra Modi.

‘New India will not remain a mere consumer of technology’ says PM Modi while launching 5G in India

5G was launched at India Mobile Congress, the country’s flagship telecom event. Telecom giants praised the new tech, announced timelines for implementation as early as March 2023

Time for an upgrade? 5G to hit the markets next month

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.

On Camera


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...


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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.