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World Economic Forum meet 2019: Arun Jaitley, Kamal Nath to join over 100 Indian leaders in Davos
Business

World Economic Forum meet 2019: Arun Jaitley, Kamal Nath to join over 100 Indian leaders in Davos

The theme of World Economic Forum 2019 would be 'Globalisation 4.0: Shaping a Global Architecture in the Age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution'

Trump-Putin meet: Easy to castigate US president, but Helsinki summit could go down as his most statesmanlike moment
World

Trump-Putin meet: Easy to castigate US president, but Helsinki summit could go down as his most statesmanlike moment

It is easy to tar and feather US president Donald Trump. Largely because he generally sits up and begs for it. But the Helsinki summit was neither heaven nor did it sink to the abysmal depths of hell being suggested by the anti-Trump brigade.

IMF chief Christine Lagarde says Narendra Modi needs to pay more attention to the safety of women
World

IMF chief Christine Lagarde says Narendra Modi needs to pay more attention to the safety of women

Describing the latest incident of outrageous rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in India as "revolting", IMF chief Christine Lagarde hoped that the Indian authorities starting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi would pay more attention to it.

The Narendra Modi economy: Mostly sunny, a few clouds with IMF, World Bank painting a rosy picture
Business

The Narendra Modi economy: Mostly sunny, a few clouds with IMF, World Bank painting a rosy picture

There are a few negative indicators such as the decline of the Nikkei India Services Business Activity Index to a seven-month low of 47.8 in February.

PNB scam: Shatrughan Sinha mocks Modi govt for blaming auditors and regulators, says 'thank god they spared the peon'
World

PNB scam: Shatrughan Sinha mocks Modi govt for blaming auditors and regulators, says 'thank god they spared the peon'

Dissident BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha mocked the Narendra Modi government for blaming auditors and regulators for the PNB fraud saying, "Thank God they spared the peon".

PNB fraud: BJP govt did nothing despite Nirav Modi tip-off in 2016, says Randeep Surjewala
Politics

PNB fraud: BJP govt did nothing despite Nirav Modi tip-off in 2016, says Randeep Surjewala

Congress said that a whistleblower had alerted the government in 2016 about the banking fraud by Nirav Modi, Narendra Modi and Arun Jaitley ignored the tip.

Modi in Rajya Sabha: 'Congress wants old India of scams, corruption', says PM; mocks party on 'name-changer' jibe
India

Modi in Rajya Sabha: 'Congress wants old India of scams, corruption', says PM; mocks party on 'name-changer' jibe

Modi also sought the opposition's cooperation in the passage of the OBC Bill and the triple talaq bill, besides holding constructive discussion on holding simultaneous polls to Parliament and state assemblies.

On sexual misconduct in Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan says 'nobody dared misbehave with a woman on my set'
Entertainment

On sexual misconduct in Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan says 'nobody dared misbehave with a woman on my set'

Shah Rukh Khan spoke about gender equality in Bollywood and the cultural differences in India, in an interview with BBC World News shortly after winning the Crystal Award at the World Economic Forum summit in Davos.

Narendra Modi asks NDA leaders to create environment for simultaneous Lok Sabha, Assembly polls
Politics

Narendra Modi asks NDA leaders to create environment for simultaneous Lok Sabha, Assembly polls

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday asked NDA leaders to works towards creating an environment in favour of holding simultaneous Lok Sabha and Assembly polls, a BJP ally said after a meeting of the ruling alliance.

Politicians airing dirty laundry overseas: Absence of code of conduct and year-long elections to blame
Politics

Politicians airing dirty laundry overseas: Absence of code of conduct and year-long elections to blame

The degree of vitriol that is spewed at each other by members of the government and Opposition overseas can be linked to another phenomenon: Elections.

Uber should not be shut down, but should comply with better labour standards, says British Prime Minister Theresa May
News & Analysis

Uber should not be shut down, but should comply with better labour standards, says British Prime Minister Theresa May

Speaking on Uber, British Prime Minister Theresa May urged on the need to keep pace with the way that technology is shaping modern working practices.

Donald Trump promises 'great' trade deal with UK after Brexit, says London needs to be tougher with EU on negotiations
World

Donald Trump promises 'great' trade deal with UK after Brexit, says London needs to be tougher with EU on negotiations

Donald Trump has said he would have taken a "tougher" approach toward negotiations on Brexit from EU than one currently adopted by Theresa May

Sandeep Dikshit takes jibe at Narendra Modi's Davos speech, says PM has become 'an agent of foreign companies'
Politics

Sandeep Dikshit takes jibe at Narendra Modi's Davos speech, says PM has become 'an agent of foreign companies'

Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit on Sunday took a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his speech at the World Economic Forum summit in Davos, alleging that "you have become an agent of foreign companies".

Budget 2018: Narendra Modi govt will try to woo back rural voters, small businesses ahead of crucial polls
Business

Budget 2018: Narendra Modi govt will try to woo back rural voters, small businesses ahead of crucial polls

Budget proposals are a closely guarded secret, but a finance ministry official with direct knowledge of the discussions said: “The government’s top priority is to create jobs and boost growth.”

Donald Trump hits out at EU over 'unfair trade policies' with US, says issue may morph into 'something very big'
World

Donald Trump hits out at EU over 'unfair trade policies' with US, says issue may morph into 'something very big'

European Union trades with America "very unfairly", Donald Trump said, warning that his many problems with Brussels "may morph into something very big".

Let's not see politics in everything, Indian railways modernisation a must, says Piyush Goyal
India

Let's not see politics in everything, Indian railways modernisation a must, says Piyush Goyal

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal feels there is no alternative to pressing ahead with the modernisation of Indian railways, and politics should not be seen in everything including bullet trains

At Davos, Malala Yousafzai says she has received 'overwhelming love and support' from India
World

At Davos, Malala Yousafzai says she has received 'overwhelming love and support' from India

Overwhelmed with the love and support she gets from Indians, young Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai has said she wants to visit the country and work for the girls in India

IMF chief Christine Lagarde says global economy is in sweet spot, but risks remain
World

IMF chief Christine Lagarde says global economy is in sweet spot, but risks remain

IMF chief Christine Lagarde on Friday said the global economy is in a sweet spot with all major economies doing well, though risks remain.

Donald Trump declares US 'open for business' under his tenure, pushes 'America First' message at Davos
World

Donald Trump declares US 'open for business' under his tenure, pushes 'America First' message at Davos

Declaring that America is open for business under his leadership, US president Donald Trump told a gathering of political and business elites that the economic growth taking place in the US due to his "America first" agenda also benefits the rest of the world

At World Economic Forum, Piyush Goyal says India eradicating corruption through good governance
India

At World Economic Forum, Piyush Goyal says India eradicating corruption through good governance

Speaking in Davos at a session on tackling the cost of corruption, Goyal said the Narendra Modi government has been steadfastly working on eradicating corruption in the last three and half years since coming to power.