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Feb 21, 2018
Disinvestment of ailing PSUs: Govt making new list of sick units for strategic stake sale: Niti Aayog' Amitabh KantThe govt expects to raise Rs 80,000 crore from PSU disinvestment in the next fiscal, lower than Rs 1 lakh crore raised this financial year
Feb 20, 2018
Narendra Modi hard-sells pro-farmer budget initiatives, says more agriculture credit and easy access will boost incomePrime Minister Narendra Modi hard sold pro-farmer initiatives announced in his government's last full-year budget, saying more agriculture credit and easy access to markets will help boost farm income.
Feb 17, 2018
Sex ratio at birth declines in 17 of 21 large states, Gujarat records 53-point fall, reveals Niti Aayog reportThe sex ratio at birth (SRB) saw a decline in 17 out of 21 large states of the country, with Gujarat recording an alarming dip of 53 points, a report released by the Niti Aayog stated and stressed on the need to check sex-selective abortion
Feb 09, 2018
Kerala, Punjab, Tamil Nadu on top of NITI Aayog's Health Index, Uttar Pradesh worst performerKerala has topped among large states on overall health performance in NITI Aayog's Health Index, while Uttar Pradesh appears at the bottom though it has shown a big improvement in the recent past
Feb 08, 2018
Budget 2018: Farm sector gets a boost but customs duty hikes to protect domestic market dampen reform spiritThe Budget in many ways reverts to the Indian practice of introducing ‘reforms by stealth’.
Feb 06, 2018
Mumbai's new real estate makeover plan may help India ascend World Bank's ease of doing business ranksIf India intends to climb 'Ease of Doing Business' index, it will depend on its two biggest cities, Mumbai & Delhi – where data for rankings is collected.
Feb 04, 2018
NITI Aayog vice-chairman Rajiv Kumar calls Modicare scheme 'game changer', says financing not a constraintBrushing aside criticism of the newly announced mega healthcare scheme, Niti Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar has said it is a "game changer" and revenue from the 1 percent additional cess would be enough to meet the funding needs
Feb 03, 2018
Five big ideas of Modi govt's Budget 2018 that look way beyond next election and might well be irreversibleFinance Minister Arun Jaitley, while announcing the Union Budget on Thursday, put out some interesting economic ideas, which are interesting, represent fresh thinking, and are possible pointers towards things to come
Feb 01, 2018
Arvind Panagariya calls Budget 2018 pragmatic, praises govt for focusing on rural, agricultural sectorDescribing the budget as "pragmatic", noted economist Arvind Panagariya on Thursday said the coverage of 100 million families for expenses up to Rs 5,00,000 under government-funded health care
Jan 31, 2018
Narendra Modi set cat among pigeons by pitching simultaneous elections, but its time has comePrime Minister Narendra Modi has set the proverbial cat among pigeons by calling for a debate on simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly elections. The idea that has since been echoed by the president during the Joint Session of Parliament and some Union ministers is not new. In fact, many political parties and pundits reflexively dismissing the notion as “unconstitutional” and “anti-democratic” would do well to remember that simultaneous polls were held in India for two decades since Independence.