Targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the issue of demonetisation, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said that the 'acche din' promised by the BJP will come only in 2019 "when Congress comes to power".
The property consultant has pegged the state government's notional loss on stamp duty at Rs 1,200 crore.
This is perhaps the first time the government has acknowledged that it was in some dialogue with Moody’s for a rating review, though the minister did not take the name of the rating agency.
Prime Minister, Narendra Modi’s strong condemnation of self-appointed gau rakshaks (cow protectors) at his Obama-style town hall on Saturday gives one the impression that the prime minister is saddened over Dalit atrocities across the country, including his home-state Gujarat, in the name of protecting the cow.
The government is exploring ways to fast-track rural electrification in Odisha, Bihar, Arunachal, Jharkhand Assam, which have most un-electrified villages.
Ahead of G-20 summit, demonstrators are seen wearing large caricature heads of world leaders. They call for addressing inequality this year at the summit.