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Brother's Death, Dad's Conviction: How Hemant Soren Went on to Become Jharkhand's Fifth CM

Brother's Death, Dad's Conviction: How Hemant Soren Went on to...

It was only after 'Guruji' quit the Manmohan Singh cabinet owing to his court conviction, Hemant Soren emerged as heir apparent of the 'Soren clan' and won the Dumka Assembly seat in 2009. Hemant Soren, his father Shibu Soren along with other family members ... News18, 2 months ago

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Deploying Army is Cabinet's Combined Decision: Narasimha Rao's Grandson on Manmohan Singh's Remarks

Former Home Minister PV Narasimha Rao's grandson NV Subhash also said that if manmohan Singh was so uncomfortable that the anti-Sikh riots happened, he should have not joined Rao's cabinet as finance minister. Hyderabad: Taking exception to Manmohan Singh's ...
 News182 months ago

'Manmohan asked me if he should resign after ordinance row'

After the Rahul Gandhi ordinance-trashing episode of 2013, the then prime minister Manmohan Singh asked Montek Singh Ahluwalia whether he thought he should resign, the former deputy chairman of the now-defunct Planning Commission says. Ahluwalia says he told Singh, who was then on a visit to the United States, that he did not think a resignation on this issue was appropriate. In a major embarrassment to his own government, Rahul had denounced the controversial ordinance brought by the United ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Backstage for the Trump visit

What goes behind the scenes for an American President's visit?Archana Masih/ finds out. IMAGE: Members of the Gujarat police's bomb disposal squad scan a plant, February 18, 2020, along the route that US President Donald J Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi will take during Trump's visit to Ahmedabad. Photograph: Amit Dave/Reuters   Among the heads of State who visit India, the US President is special. "When it comes to the American or Chinese president, there are ...
 Rediff.com3 days ago

Why the current slowdown is more serious

What is unusual about the current period of slow growth is that it has come without an external driver -- high oil prices and/or successive monsoon failures -- as was the case with all previous periods of slowdown, going back 50 years, notes T N Ninan.   The narrative preferred by many if not most economic commentators is that the Modi government has not done well by the economy. The near-consensus is that the promises Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi made during the 2014 election ...
 Rediff.com3 days ago

New kind of politics has emerged: Kejriwal

A new kind of politics has emerged from the Delhi Assembly polls with people rewarding the party which built schools, hospitals and provided cheap electricity round-the-clock, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Tuesday, hailing Aam Aadmi Party's landslide win as a victory of India. IMAGE: Delhi Chief Minister and leader of Aam Aadmi Party Arvind Kejriwal waves to his supporters during celebrations at the party headquarters in New Delhi. Photograph: Anushree Fadnavis/Reuters ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Were Nehru and Menon responsible for the 1962 defeat?

'Rightly or wrongly, 1962 got ascribed to Krishna Menon and him alone. That's unfair.''Certainly, he was one of the guilty men, but he was not the only guilty man. Mistakes were made all around.' IMAGE: Then prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru and V K Krishna Menon, right, at the United Nations. Photograph: Kind courtesy, Wikipedia Commons Was V K Krishna Menon, then defence minister, the main reason why India lost the 1962 battle with China? "History has vindicated Krishna Menon on the negotiated ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Do you know what Modi's AMs are, and what they do?

'The AMs are a different beast and reflect the political play within the government.' 'Prime Minister Modi does not need to assuage any interest group to take the final call on any decision that belongs rightfully to the Cabinet,' points out Subhomoy Bhattacharjee.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/   That the National Democratic Alliance under Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi has created an abundant number of group of ministers in its six years at Raisina Hill is hardly news.
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Govt clears funds for NPR; rules out any link with NRC

The NPR data will be used for schemes such as Ayushman Bharat, Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, Ujjvala and Saubhagya for identifying the intended beneficiaries.  The government on Tuesday approved nearly Rs 12,700 crore for carrying out the Census 2021 and the National Population Register, and made it clear that NPR has no relation with the contentious National Register of Citizens amidst stiff opposition against the NRC. However, home ministry officials said "at present there is no proposal ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

CAA, NRC not for Indian Muslims; don't fall for Oppn lies: Modi

'Did we ask anybody's religion or caste when our government gave LPG cylinders to eight crore families? We never asked people's religion when giving homes to the poor during the last five years.''I want to ask from the Congress, its allies and others who are dividing the country over the issue as to why they are resorting to such lies.... They have conspired to push not only Delhi but also other parts of the country into chaos and fear'. Accusing the Opposition of pursuing 'divide and rule ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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