D K Singh

Articles By D K Singh

PM Modi keeps tight grip on his Cabinet

Spells out dos & don’ts to his ministers at meetings.

‘Modi government is not incompetent that ONGC will not get its rates when the divestment process begins’

In this Idea Exchange MoS, Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan regrets the controversies generated over Maharashtra Sadan and Sania Mirza.

Cabinet clears 49% insurance FDI

Insurance, Securities Bills set to get House nod; govt also looking at judicial commission law.

Face-off with Centre worsens, Hooda stays firm on separate Haryana SGPC

Given that Sikhs constitute about 8 per cent of the population in poll-bound Haryana, Congress has come out strongly in defence of Hooda.

‘No one guides us in Parliament’

First-time talk about the hurdles they face in Parliament and their views on J&K and Article 370.

Centre to shield businesses from ‘inspector raj’ with new system

The advantage of the new system is that it will restrain inspectors from carrying out random inspections.

Union budget: Neo middle class is the new aam aadmi

Announcing allocation of Rs 7,060 crore for 100 smart cities, Jaitley noted that the “neo middle class” has aspirations of better living standards.

‘No lobbies or pressures in Modi government’

Govt looking at innovative ways to manage kerosene and gas subsidy, tells Dharmendra Pradhan.

Testing times: Fraying J&K ties test Rahul-Omar friendship

Amid all these moves, Rahul has remained silent, giving jitters to those clamouring for an end to Congress-NC alliance.

To replace collegium, govt gives fresh push to Judicial Commission

In the past two years, more than half-a-dozen names recommended by different High Courts for appointment as judges were returned due to allegations.

One month in office: Narendra Modi government firm, decisive so far

Modi’s ministers seem to have decided to put their heads down for now to carry out his instructions.

In earlier avatar, NSA Ajit Doval advocated hard line on Pak, LWE

Doval expressed these views in an article, ‘India’s Defence Production and Research — Need for Transformational up-gradation’.

NDA in Vivekananda: Delhi think tank emerges as a ‘coincidental’ recruiting centre for the new PMO

Think tank in Delhi emerges a ‘coincidental’ recruiting centre for the new Prime Minister’s Office

Disquiet in govt over V K Singh’s tweets

The prevalent view in the government, however, is that there is no need to term V K Singh’s action against Dalbir Singh 'illegal' and 'premeditated'.

Seth calls secys’ meet, SC order on prosecution sanction on table

The Prime Minister recalled that when he had once gone to Pennsylvania, he had asked the hosts to show him the most ancient thing there.

As part of his larger political vision, PM Modi calls all Secys for meeting today

Modi’s direct interaction with the bureaucracy is also likely to help him keep a tab on the functioning of his ministers.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to shed UPA baggage: GoMs, EGoMs to be junked

Narendra Modi abolishes all 30 GoMs an EGoMs to ensure fast decision-making and an increase in accountability.

Former TRAI chief named Principal Secy to PM, but there’s a little legal hitch

Nripendra Misra declines comment, says he is ‘already looking after’ the job.

Modi keeps grip on key portfolios

The only instance of deference to political imperatives was the allocation of Ministry of External Affairs to Sushma Swaraj who has not been on the same page with Modi politically.

Lost: Rahul’s strategy misfired, Cong leaders share challenges and revival strategies

The Sunday Express spoke to many Congress leaders, and they have a long list of suggestions for the party’s revival.