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Jayalalithaa urges Modi to ensure release of Tamil fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the apprehension of Indian fishermen by Sri Lankan Navy, on August 9, 2016. AIADMK chief in her letter reiterated that the issue of apprehension of four Tamil fishermen and release of their boats must be taken up at the highest diplomatic level. “I request your personal ... Read More »

PM to hold ‘townhall’ meet to connect with citizens

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to reach out to citizens through a ‘townhall’ style event on August 6. A new PMO app to enable mobile users to connect with the Prime Minister’s website will also be launched at the mega event, which is being organised by MyGov — the government’s citizen engagement platform — to mark its second ... Read More »

RBI report shows Raghuram Rajan’s Swachh Banks mission is working

The Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) financial stability report (FSR) is a timely reminder to the Narendra Modi government about the critical nature of the ‘Swachh Banks’ mission initiated by outgoing governor Raghuram Rajan to clean up the bad loan mess in the country’s banking system. Much dirt has already been dug out from under the carpets of public sector ... Read More »

PM Narendra Modi’s Digital India intiative aims to empower society

The Narendra Modi government embarked on an ambitious programme to bridge India’s digital divide, connect thousands of villages to the Internet and create millions of jobs. Digital India is aimed at transforming the country into a digitally empowered society and a knowledge economy. While a broader dimension to e-governance was imparted in the mid-90s, the Modi government realised their inadequacy ... Read More »

One year on: Take it or leave it Arvind Kejriwal won’t play by the rule book in Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal’s politics is confusing to say the least. He does not play by the rule book. To bring in a cricketing parlance, he plays his knocks through switch hits, scoops over the wicket-keeper and reverse sweeps. Nothing conformist about it, yet nothing illegal either. And he is undaunted by the reputation of any bowler. Those accustomed to watching and ... Read More »