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Jul 11, 2014

The taxman cometh: Budget 2014 hints at Modi crackdown on NGOs

The leak of the IB report on NGOs allegedly destabilising the Indian economy has been backed by a statement of intent in the budget to tighten the screws on NGOs' funding and tax exemptions. #Budget 2014 #environmentalist #Foreign funding #Greenpeace #Gujarat Model #Infrastructure Projects #Intelligence Bureau #Narendra Modi #NGOs #PoliticsDecoder #Tax exemption

Jul 11, 2014

Jaitley returns a favour: Budget ignores Cong states, Amethi, Rae Bareli

Congress budgets doled out state largesse to these constituencies. Jaitley has picked his favourites instead -- Varanasi, Lucknow, Amritsar, Vidarbha. #AIIMS #Amethi #Arun Jaitley #BJP #Budget 2014 #Congress #Gadkari #lUCKNOW #Narendra Modi #PoliticsDecoder #Rae Bareli #Rahul Gandhi #Sonia Gandhi #Varanasi #Vidarbha

Jul 11, 2014

Budget 2014: Congress says it’s high on rhetoric, Jaitley must prove it’s not

Reacting on expected lines, the opposition benches found Budget 2014 lacking in implementable measures to revive the struggling economy. #Arun Jaitley #BJP #Budget 2014 #Congress #Economy #FDI #fiscal deficit #GDP #Investing #NDA #PoliticalPlay #PPP mode #Sitaram Yechury #UPA

Jul 10, 2014

Total domination: Amit Shah’s big plans for Uttar Pradesh

Amit Shah picks his eyes and ears in Uttar Pradesh -- Sunil Bansal, long time RSS pracharak and BJP leader, recently appointed general secretary of the UP BJP. #Akhilesh Yadav #Amit Shah #Assembly Elections #BJP #Congress #Maharashtra #Mulyaam Singh YAdav #PoliticsDecoder #Samajwadi Party #Uttar Pradesh

Jul 10, 2014

Arun Jaitley flip flop: Deletes blog post demanding release of Henderson Brooks

Given Union Defence Minister Arun Jailtley's revised opinion on the 'top secret' Henderson Brooks report, it is now unclear if the country would ever know what went wrong in 1962. Perhaps the country would also like to know why leaders have different opinions while in opposition and when on power on the same topic. #BJP #Congress #Henderson Brooks report #India China War 1962 #Jawaharlal Nehru #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Neville Maxwell #Politics #PoliticsDecoder #Rajya Sabha

Jul 10, 2014

Parliament ruckus: Trapped by Tapas Pal mess, Trinamool unable to fuel protest

The hypocrisy in Trinamool's stand vis-a-vis Wednesday's incident in Parliament was clearly evident when the party merely lodged verbal complaints with the Speaker instead of a written one. #BJP #Crime against women #Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar #Lok Sabha #Mamata Banerjee #Mulayam Singh Yadav #Politics #PoliticsDecoder #Rape #Samajwadi Party #Tapas Pal #Trinamool Congress

Jul 9, 2014

National Herald case: Sonia Gandhi lashes out at ‘political witch hunt’

Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday termed as 'political vendetta' a petition in court which has resulted in an IT notice being issued to her and Rahul Gandhi in the National Herald case. #Associated Journals Ltd #BJP #India #Jawaharlal Nehru #Politics #Rahul Gandhi #Sonia Gandhi #Young Indian Limited

Jul 9, 2014

BJP president Amit Shah: All you need to know about Modi’s real no. 2

Having handled 10 key portfolios in Gujarat and then taking up the Uttar Pradesh challenge, it was always clear that Amit Shah would be Modi's most trusted man once he becomes PM. #Amit Shah #Bharatiya Janata Party #Gopal Subramanium #Narendra Modi #NDA Government #RSS #Sohrabuddin Fake encounter case #Uttar Pradesh #WhoIsThis

Jul 9, 2014

Amit Shah is BJP president, party wants repeat of UP triumph in Assembly polls

Maharashtra will be another challenge for Shah with the sudden passing away of Union Minister Gopinath Munde recently in a road accident that created a huge void for the party in the state ahead of the Assembly polls. #Amit Shah #BJP #JP Nadda #Maharashtra #Mainpuri #Mulayam Singh Yadav #Narendra Modi #Om Prakash Mathur #Politics #PoliticsDecoder #Shiv Sena

Jul 9, 2014

Sheila Dikshit to be appointed Nagaland Governor?

Defiant to resign as Kerala Governor, the NDA government may soon transfer former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit to Nagaland, with a decision in this regard expected by the end of the Budget session of Parliament. #Congress #India #Kerala #Nagaland #NDA #NewsTracker #Politics #Pranab Mukherjee #Sheila Dikshit #UPA