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Saturday, Jul 20, 2019
Smriti Kak Ramachandran

Smriti Kak Ramachandran

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Smriti covers an intersection of politics and governance. Having spent over a decade in journalism, she combines old fashioned leg work with modern story telling tools.

articles by Smriti Kak Ramachandran (723 results)
Jul 20, 2019 02:42
The Population Regulation Bill, 2019, will pave the way for incentivising those who limit their families to two children. read more
Jul 16, 2019 07:28
A general secretary or ‘sangathan mantri’ is a pracharak or a full-time functionary deputed by the Sangh for party work. He is assisted by a team of joint general secretaries. read more
Jul 14, 2019 00:59
Ram Lal is learnt to have written to party chief Amit Shah on two occasions—in September 2017 and on July 5 this year—to divest him of the charge. read more
Jul 12, 2019 23:14
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh identified Dalits, women and minorities as the three constituencies BJP should sharpen its focus on, read more
Jul 12, 2019 18:02
The book ‘Amit Shah and the March of BJP’ talks about Union Minister Amit Shah’s emphasis on outreach through extensive travel, and ability to mobilise as an organiser during his early years in politics. read more
Jul 10, 2019 23:37
On Wednesday, the prime minister met MPs who were part of his council of ministers between 2014 and 2019 over breakfast. read more
Jul 09, 2019 11:47
In a decision taken last month, Prasar Bharati has decided to continue monitoring the allocation of airtime even though elections are over and the model code of conduct is no longer applicable. read more
Jul 07, 2019 07:19
DD is now available in Canada, US, Mauritius and it will soon be available in South Korea and Bangladesh. read more
Jul 06, 2019 08:05
The government is contemplating permitting 100% FDI for insurance intermediaries, and in sectors such as media and aviation. Sitharaman proposed easing local sourcing norms for FDI in the single brand retail sector. read more
Jul 03, 2019 07:15
Countering fake news has been high on the government’s agenda; in 2016; the MIB suggested expanding its analytics wing to monitor social media and set up an early warning system for possible flashpoints that the government may be unprepared for. read more
Jul 02, 2019 06:15
The ministry, which is the nodal ministry for issues related to SCs, Scheduled Tribes (STs) and OBCs, is yet to formally take up the issue with the state’s Yogi Adityanath government. read more
Jul 01, 2019 17:38
Kenye is the Secretary General of the Nagaland People’s Front, a former ally of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The alliance between the two sides was called off just ahead of the assembly election in the state in January 2018. read more
Jul 01, 2019 11:07
Bhagwat’s debut on Twitter should be seen as a move to curb fake posts from unverified handles and profiles of Sangh’s chief, an RSS functionary said. read more
Jun 29, 2019 05:55
As many as 14 Opposition parties, including those averse to simultaneous elections, have sent a notice to the Rajya Sabha for a debate that is set to take place next week. read more
Jun 24, 2019 06:58
Less than a month after BJP-led NDA government was sworn in for a second consecutive term, offshoots of the RSS are pressing for a rethink on the government’s disinvestment and trade policies, and on proposed amendments to the Indian Forest Act, 192... read more