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PB’s twisty take on the top five headlines of the day.
1. PM Modi outlines agenda for disaster risk reduction
Inaugurating the Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR), he emphasised on working towards risk coverage for all, starting from poor households to small and medium enterprises and multi-national corporations to nation states.
2. Vikas Rath Yatra, Akhilesh Yadav’s campaign in Lucknow
A tamasha to fool the gullible masses. People should think whether governance is serious business or not? With such political stunts, all that people get is some timepass and lot of miseries.
3. India to withdraw eight diplomats from Pakistan
the diplomats had been “completely compromised” after their names and pictures were put in the public domain. Earlier, Pakistani media reported that Islamabad may expel as many as five Indian diplomats suspected of spying as a tit for tat situation.
4. OROP suicide: Don’t want any politics over his death, say kin of Grewal
Are Rahul Gandhi and Arvind Kejriwal listening to this or they care too hoots for the sentiments of the family?
5. GST rate structure will be revenue neutral: CEA
Political bickering had held up the constitutional amendment in India’s upper house of parliament for more than a year until it was approved in August. The GST, initially proposed by the main opposition Congress party a decade ago, is expected to lower the cost of doing business in India.