Thursday, 2 February, 2023

Topic: UPA

UPA was Rajiv Gandhi Foundation’s golden past with donations, dignitaries. Then it lost swagger

At the start, RGF trustees included Shankar Dayal Sharma, Narasimha Rao, Sam Pitroda, and even Amitabh Bachchan. Now it has one HR manager overseeing things.

Shiv Sena baits Congress with UPA rejig calls, names 6 regional leaders for anti-BJP front

In a ‘Saamana’ editorial, the Sena says the UPA’s 7/12 extract is in the name of the Congress and until that changes, getting Opposition leaders firmly together doesn’t look possible.

Vajpayee, Advani to UPA — The Kashmir Files acknowledges a tragedy no one wanted to talk about

VP Singh, LK Advani, Narasimha Rao, Vajpayee, and UPA govts all failed to recognise the pain of Kashmiri Pandits. Now The Kashmir Files is rectifying that.

‘Without Congress, UPA a body without soul’: Kapil Sabil slams Mamata over ‘no UPA’ remark

Responding to West Bengal CM's comment on Twitter, the Senior Congress leader asserted that it was 'time to show opposition unity'.

Mamata sounds death knell for Congress-led opposition, says ‘no UPA’ after meeting with Pawar

Sharad Pawar and Mamata Banerjee met for an hour Wednesday, and said they would work towards forming an opposition alliance of like-minded parties for 2024 elections.

Oppn unity cannot break over issue of UPA chief, first must oust BJP, Mallikarjun Kharge says

In an interview to ThePrint, Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge says time to decide who will be UPA chairperson will come, but other issues must be dealt with first.

Modi govt is in denial & India is back to being a flailing state

Modi government didn’t strengthen the foundations of basic governance in the last 7 years. Now, the PM has retreated and ministers are failing, adding to the Covid disaster.

Modi-Shah’s chemistry-vs-arithmetic theory is in for a tough test in Assam polls

When it comes to allies, the BJP’s use-and-throw approach has strengthened the opposition’s arithmetic in Assam.

Why this is Modi govt’s first ‘BJP Budget’, marks shift in the Right direction, punts on growth

Modi govt, helped along ironically by the grave setback of the pandemic, has turned the clock back on bad economics and is betting on growth.

Manmohan Singh blundered with Anna movement. Modi is making the same mistake with farmers

The farmers’ movement is not about Punjab, middlemen or just about MSP. It’s a much deeper anguish.

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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...


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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.