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BJP govt under Narendra Modi raised standard of living of 'deprived' sections of society: Amit Shah tells CNN-News18
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BJP govt under Narendra Modi raised standard of living of 'deprived' sections of society: Amit Shah tells CNN-News18

Shah also detailed the benefits of Centre's Jan Dhan Yojana scheme, which allowed citizens to receive the benefits through Direct Bank Transfer.

Nirmala Sitharaman's COVID-19 package invites social criticism, but she may have more cards up her sleeves
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Nirmala Sitharaman's COVID-19 package invites social criticism, but she may have more cards up her sleeves

Nirmala Sitharaman's advisers have been speaking of why fiscal prudence is important to avoid India being downgraded from investment grade by global credit rating agencies

IBA directs banks to deposit Rs 500 in Jan Dhan accounts held by women starting today
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IBA directs banks to deposit Rs 500 in Jan Dhan accounts held by women starting today

Indian Banks' Association (IBA) has directed all banks to start depositing Rs 500 per month into Jan Dhan Yojana accounts held by women starting 3 April.

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Bihar govt says six of nine COVID-19 cases in state have no travel history
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Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Bihar govt says six of nine COVID-19 cases in state have no travel history

Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Six out of the nine total coronavirus confirmed cases in Bihar have no travel history, the Bihar Health Department said on Friday.

Coronavirus Outbreak: RBI firefights COVID-19 impact on economy, seeks to improve flow of credit but threat of rising NPAs real
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Coronavirus Outbreak: RBI firefights COVID-19 impact on economy, seeks to improve flow of credit but threat of rising NPAs real

While the broader goal of inflation management will run the background, the attempt here is to ensure that the slowdown in growth process which is a certainty now is contained.

RBI announces EMI moratorium: Will my installment be deducted, are credit card bills suspended and other questions answered
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RBI announces EMI moratorium: Will my installment be deducted, are credit card bills suspended and other questions answered

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on n Friday allowed all financial institutions to allow a three-month moratorium for all term loans in light of the COVID-19 outbreak and the subsequent lockdown.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Nirmala Sitharaman took care of the poor, Shaktikanta Das has taken care of middle class by cutting interest rates
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Nirmala Sitharaman took care of the poor, Shaktikanta Das has taken care of middle class by cutting interest rates

RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das in a press conference said these are extraordinary circumstances, and unprecedented measures are required to support the sagging economy as all the economic activities have come to a halt.

Coronavirus Outbreak: RBI cuts repo rate by 75 bps; full text of Shaktikanta Das monetary policy statement
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Coronavirus Outbreak: RBI cuts repo rate by 75 bps; full text of Shaktikanta Das monetary policy statement

The RBI on Friday put on hold EMI payments on all term loans for three months and cut interest rate by steepest in more than 11 years as it joined the government effort to rescue a slowing economy that has now got caught in coronavirus whirlwind

Nirmala Sitharaman announcements on Coronavirus: FM unveils Rs 1.7 lakh crore relief package, gives free LPG, wheat, rice to poor; key takeaways
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Nirmala Sitharaman announcements on Coronavirus: FM unveils Rs 1.7 lakh crore relief package, gives free LPG, wheat, rice to poor; key takeaways

The Central government on Wednesday unveiled an economic package worth Rs 1.7 lakh crores primarily focussed at the poorest and most vulnerable sections of the society.

Recent measures taken by govt will stimulate investments, give push to GDP growth in coming months, says Venkaiah Naidu
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Recent measures taken by govt will stimulate investments, give push to GDP growth in coming months, says Venkaiah Naidu

Venkaih Naidu said the fundamentals of the Indian economy are strong and the country continues to be among the fastest growing major economies of the world

Maharashtra polls: Patchy delivery of farm loan waiver irks voters in Vidarbha and Marathwada, but impact on election remains in doubt
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Maharashtra polls: Patchy delivery of farm loan waiver irks voters in Vidarbha and Marathwada, but impact on election remains in doubt

People in Vidarbha and Marathwada seem to have a positive view of the Narendra Modi govt at Centre, but offer mixed opinions on the BJP-led state government

Maharashtra Election 2019: Self-help groups in Gadchiroli unite to fight systemic discrimination against women
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Maharashtra Election 2019: Self-help groups in Gadchiroli unite to fight systemic discrimination against women

The Mahila Parisar Sangha, comprising women from the Gond and Kanwar tribes, is 37 SHGs-strong, spread across 19 villages in both the talukas. Initially, the collective was formed to overcome roadblocks SHG members faced in dealing with bank protocol, but it has become a platform to empower women to claim their rights.

Why super-rich sulking over super-hike in tax rates is bunkum; someone ought to foot the bill anyway
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Why super-rich sulking over super-hike in tax rates is bunkum; someone ought to foot the bill anyway

The higher tax charges will apply to individuals and domestic investors in the said income brackets as well. There will be repercussion going ahead as well.

Narendra Modi govt mulling revival of estate duty, BCTT: Banking transactions should be encouraged with incentives
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Narendra Modi govt mulling revival of estate duty, BCTT: Banking transactions should be encouraged with incentives

Banking cash transactions should be encouraged and correspondingly cash transactions discouraged through incentives for the former and not through tax on the latter.

Narendra Modi govt returned to power on delivery of social infra projects; should focus on boosting employment, pvt investment in second term
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Narendra Modi govt returned to power on delivery of social infra projects; should focus on boosting employment, pvt investment in second term

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was thus right in his assertion that the caste divide is artificial and the only real divide is rich-poor.

Jan Dhan Yojana’s triumph shows financial inclusion gaining pace; scheme a launching pad for success of DBT, other products
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Jan Dhan Yojana’s triumph shows financial inclusion gaining pace; scheme a launching pad for success of DBT, other products

Allegations of large-scale misuse of Jan Dhan accounts by black money hoarders seeking to convert their illegitimate wealth in cash during demonetisation are yet to be proved.

In Rajasthan’s Chita Mehrat community, Narendra Modi’s schemes on toilets, bank accounts leave an impact on voters
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In Rajasthan’s Chita Mehrat community, Narendra Modi’s schemes on toilets, bank accounts leave an impact on voters

Access to toilets, gas stoves and direct benefit transfer under Modi govt's flagship schemes is likely to make a dent in the winning prospects of the Congress in Pushkar constituency in Rajasthan

The village that won't vote: In Uttar Pradesh's Gudha, people are protesting against the 'disappearance' of a bank
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The village that won't vote: In Uttar Pradesh's Gudha, people are protesting against the 'disappearance' of a bank

A shift in the bank's location is what seems to have transpired, but it is a development that has been outside the ambit of the Gudha residents’ awareness

Narendra Modi’s blog targets a vocal and elite English-speaking audience, challenges Congress' clout in its last bastion
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Narendra Modi’s blog targets a vocal and elite English-speaking audience, challenges Congress' clout in its last bastion

Narendra Modi's blog, posted in his app, targets the English-speaking section of India, a significant portion of which includes millennials or first-time voters, who may not be aware of Congress’ checkered past

Narendra Modi at Rising India Summit: PM alleges those opposing Aadhaar unhappy over role of middlemen being cut out
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Narendra Modi at Rising India Summit: PM alleges those opposing Aadhaar unhappy over role of middlemen being cut out

Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded his government's achievements at the News18 Rising India Summit on Monday, saying his government has brought a change in national priorities.