27 January, 2021

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Deep Throat
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2017-03-25T11:17:54+05:30

Shining Makeovers

A certain entrepreneur-cum-­parliamentarian recently made news that could be classified under ‘negative coverage’. A reporter played dot-to-dot with a money trail, defence investments, pro­paganda outlets and so on, inviting a judicial response. Now we learn the MP has hired an HR consultant who is on the prowl for image managers. And none of your desi-educated riffraff please for the makeover. They want graduates from Harvard and the like. (Sounds like a case for Prashant Kishor’s old team?) But what did the PM say about the Ivy League? “Hard work, not Harvard.”


The ‘Right’ Choice

It’s believed the list of top bureaucrats for the BJP governments in UP and Uttarakhand is being finalised by the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO). The focus is on key postings in the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO), especially in UP. Sources say the PM is keen to fulfil his party’s poll promises and its manifesto, the Lok Kalyan Sankalp Patra, has become...

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