The Modi Government Has Put the Cart Before the Horse

The Modi Government Has Put the Cart Before the Horse

At the Indian Express’s e-Adda on March 21, Punjab’s chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh asked a question that has still not received an answer: Why did the Central government feel it had to change a marketing system that has existed for a hundred years, when it has met not only their every need, but also […]

Modi on 2-Day Visit to Bangladesh, 2 Killed in Major Mumbai Fire & Other Top Stories

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Modi in Bangladesh: PM Arrives in Dhaka on 2-Day Visit, Plants Sapling at National Martyrs’ Memorial Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday arrived in Bangladesh on a two-day visit to the nation, his first tour to a foreign country since the Covid-19 outbreak last year. He was received by his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina at […]

Modi, Hasina must lay ground for borderless economy between India, Bangladesh

Modi, Hasina must lay ground for borderless economy between India, Bangladesh

File image of PM Narendra Modi with Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina | Photo: @narendramodi | Twitter Text Size: A- A+ Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Bangladesh is expected to be momentous, both in optics and substance. Though the contexts are vastly different, the mood is being compared with the Mujibur […]

Modi Reiterates Need For Agri Reforms, Indicating Rollback of New Laws Unlikely

Modi Reiterates Need For Agri Reforms, Indicating Rollback of New Laws Unlikely

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reiterated the importance of agricultural reforms to better the income of farmers and pitched for setting up more farmer producer organisations (FPOs) across the country to help small and marginal farmers aggregate the produce with the help of better access to technology, input, finance and market. “We have […]

Why Narendra Modi Believes He Can Ridicule Farmers and Get Away With It

Why Narendra Modi Believes He Can Ridicule Farmers and Get Away With It

“Have any houses been burnt? Has anyone been raped?” the leader thundered, soon after the genocide in Gujarat in 2002. His regional public knew what he wanted to hear. “No, no,” they responded. Today, the national public is slowly, carefully being readied to accept untruth. The leader is testing his people. He checks their pulse […]

Modi invites protesting farmers for talks on farm bills

Modi invites protesting farmers for talks on farm bills

File Photo: India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks with the media as he arrives at the parliament house to attend the first day of the budget session, in New Delhi, India on January 29, 2021 The laws were designed to give an option to farmers, without weakening existing wholesale markets, Modi told parliament Indian Prime […]