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PB’s twisty take on the top five headlines of the day.
1. Rajnath Singh gives nod for use of PAVA shells for mob control
Good initiative. but the separatists will laugh with milder punishment for their brutality against Security forces and against their own nation. For any move to succeed, Rajnath will have to make J&K Ram Madhav Mukt first.
2. India trying to make Baluchistan another ‘East Pakistan’: Former Pak minister
India has the moral obligation to help Baloch people. India stood firmly behind Bangladesh, Namibia,Palestine. Now it is time for Baluchistan. India is a country wants to maintain the peace in the region biggest evidence is when India stood for the right of Bengalis and saved them from brutal napak army. Baluch never wanted to be part of this napak cruel and fake country, they are peaceful and loving people.
3. NSG, China-Pakistan economic corridor on table during Narendra Modi-Xi Jinping meeting
Chinese communist leaders should see that a friendly India is in larger interests of China, but it may mean a shift in their pro-Pak policy. In any case, Indian PM is pursuing a correct “India First” foreign policy for the first time since 1947.
4. Rajan bats for RBI’s freedom, says governor’s ranking should be raised
Some innovation is required in how the protocol is structured, since the primacy of the FM in the economic team must remain sacrosanct. The person to be appointed Governor should be a name proposed by the FM and then approved by the PM, after mutual consultation. It would completely erode the aura and mystique of the institution if applicants are interviewed by a committee headed by the Cabinet Secretary.
5. India offers $500 million defence credit as Vietnam seeks arms boost
The deal was among a dozen cooperation agreements Modi signed in Hanoi alongside his Vietnamese counterpart, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, on the first visit to the country by an Indian prime minister in 15 years for which the credit goes to PM Modi.