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Is this government pushing India back to the Indira era? Idea of economic nationalism will work only if backed by structural reform
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Is this government pushing India back to the Indira era? Idea of economic nationalism will work only if backed by structural reform

Narendra Modi, who had positioned himself over the years as a trade liberalist and a free-trade champion on global platforms such as Davos, has been taking an increasingly and distinctly protectionist turn.

Weeks after calling Air India's financial situation untenable, CMD Ashwani Lohani calls rumours of shutdown 'baseless'
India

Weeks after calling Air India's financial situation untenable, CMD Ashwani Lohani calls rumours of shutdown 'baseless'

Air India chief Ashwani Lohani on Saturday said that "rumours" of the disinvestment-bound airline's shutdown are "all baseless", weeks after he told the Civil Aviation Ministry that the carrier's financial situation was "grossly untenable" for sustaining operations.

Drones to be deployed to destroy hidden marijuana plantations; Centre to offer alternative crop to cultivators
India

Drones to be deployed to destroy hidden marijuana plantations; Centre to offer alternative crop to cultivators

The Centre has decided to deploy drones to destroy marijuana plantations before the crop is harvested and finds its way into the hands of the drug cartels

Parliament panel asks govt to prevent misuse of input tax credit under GST as revenue collection slows in recent months
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Parliament panel asks govt to prevent misuse of input tax credit under GST as revenue collection slows in recent months

GST revenue collection crossed the Rs 1 lakh crore mark after a gap of three months in November, with the revenue growing by 6 percent to Rs 1.03 lakh crore in the month.

GST system should be simplified for easy compliance, frequent tweaks in rates will not favour economy: NK Singh
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GST system should be simplified for easy compliance, frequent tweaks in rates will not favour economy: NK Singh

On Tuesday, a Parliamentary panel on finance observed that the GST collection slowed down in recent months and asked the government to prevent misuse of input tax credit.

As Jharkhand votes, no party discusses mob-lynching cases, self-appointed gau rakshaks: Tale of 3 affected villages, and how they are getting by without govt aid
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As Jharkhand votes, no party discusses mob-lynching cases, self-appointed gau rakshaks: Tale of 3 affected villages, and how they are getting by without govt aid

The violence, which has largely taken a toll on marginalised population, has been on the rise under the BJP-led Raghubar Das government since 2016.

Four Opposition MLAs from Congress, JMM join BJP in Jharkhand ahead of upcoming Assembly polls in presence of CM Raghubar Das
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Four Opposition MLAs from Congress, JMM join BJP in Jharkhand ahead of upcoming Assembly polls in presence of CM Raghubar Das

Four opposition MLAs in the Jharkhand Assembly, including two from the Congress, one from the JMM and an independent legislator joined the ruling BJP.

BJP MPs Jayant Sinha, PP Choudhary replace Congress leaders as heads of parliamentary panels on finance, external affairs
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BJP MPs Jayant Sinha, PP Choudhary replace Congress leaders as heads of parliamentary panels on finance, external affairs

Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi who was a member of the panel on external affairs has now been moved to the parliamentary panel on defence, which is headed by Jual Oram

From Sushma Swaraj, Radha Mohan Singh, Maneka Gandhi to Rajyavardhan Rathore, NDA 2 drops big guns from Modi Cabinet
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From Sushma Swaraj, Radha Mohan Singh, Maneka Gandhi to Rajyavardhan Rathore, NDA 2 drops big guns from Modi Cabinet

Modi can have as many as 80 ministers in the 543-member Lok Sabha. As per the Constitution, the total number of Union ministers, including the Prime Minister shall not exceed 15 per cent of the number of members in the Lok Sabha.

Phase 5 of Lok Sabha Election 2019: Rahul, Sonia Gandhi, Rajnath Singh, Smriti Irani among key candidates in the fray tomorrow
India

Phase 5 of Lok Sabha Election 2019: Rahul, Sonia Gandhi, Rajnath Singh, Smriti Irani among key candidates in the fray tomorrow

The fate of several key leaders, including Rahul Gandhi, Rajnath Singh, Sonia Gandhi and Smriti Irani, will be decided in Phase 5 of the Lok Sabha election, which will witness voting in 51 seats.

Lok Sabha Election 2019; Model Code of Conduct watch: EC issues notice to BJP's Kirron Kher for using children in campaign
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Lok Sabha Election 2019; Model Code of Conduct watch: EC issues notice to BJP's Kirron Kher for using children in campaign

Lok Sabha Election 2019; Model Code of Conduct Watch: The Election Commission (EC) has issued a notice to BJP's Chandigarh candidate Kirron Kher, seeking a reply after she shared a video on Twitter in which children were seen campaigning for her.

Lok Sabha Election 2019, Jharkhand profile: Palamu, Khunti among key seats in Red Corridor; Congress looks to dethrone BJP
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Lok Sabha Election 2019, Jharkhand profile: Palamu, Khunti among key seats in Red Corridor; Congress looks to dethrone BJP

Spread across 24 districts, Jharkhand has 14 parliamentary constituencies and 81 Assembly constituencies.

Govt gives nod to spend Rs 4,500 cr to revive unserved, under-served airports; move aims to boost regional connectivity
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Govt gives nod to spend Rs 4,500 cr to revive unserved, under-served airports; move aims to boost regional connectivity

The revival of airports under UDAN is demand driven, depending on firm commitment from airlines and state governments for providing various concessions.

Govt plans to provide DGCA with powers to impose penalties; brings in proposal to amend Aircraft Act, 1934
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Govt plans to provide DGCA with powers to impose penalties; brings in proposal to amend Aircraft Act, 1934

Stringent provisions are in place that allows the DGCA to deal with violations at various levels, including those related to airlines, pilots, crew members and other entities.

Jayant Sinha backtracks on prediction of 'unstable govt' after Lok Sabha polls; claims Narendra Modi 'has already won'
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Jayant Sinha backtracks on prediction of 'unstable govt' after Lok Sabha polls; claims Narendra Modi 'has already won'

Union minister Jayant Sinha on Thursday denied media reports that he had predicted an unstable government as the "most likely" outcome of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Sinha tweeted that the media "misquoted" him.

Aviation Ministry to put forth stringent directives for Airbus 320 (Neo) Pratt & Whitney engine operators
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Aviation Ministry to put forth stringent directives for Airbus 320 (Neo) Pratt & Whitney engine operators

Last year, 11 Airbus 320 (Neo) PW fitted planes were grounded by IndiGo and GoAir.

Government has prepared revival plan for Air India, will build a competitive and profitable airline group, says Jayant Sinha
India

Government has prepared revival plan for Air India, will build a competitive and profitable airline group, says Jayant Sinha

Various initiatives to turnaround Air India, which is staying afloat on a bailout package extended by the previous government, including monetisation of real estate assets are progressing

Union minister Jayant Sinha says revival plan for Air India ready; airline realises Rs 410 cr via non-core asset sales
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Union minister Jayant Sinha says revival plan for Air India ready; airline realises Rs 410 cr via non-core asset sales

The minister of state for civil aviation said that Air India has planned to monetise its unutilised and surplus immovable real estate assets over the next few years.

Drones could soon be used for transporting organs, medical supplies: Jayant Sinha
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Drones could soon be used for transporting organs, medical supplies: Jayant Sinha

The government says it is examining the possibility of creating "drone ports" in hospitals.

Suresh Prabhu launches upgraded version of AirSewa digital platform for air passengers
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Suresh Prabhu launches upgraded version of AirSewa digital platform for air passengers

The AirSewa portal and mobile app were launched in November 2016. Since the launch, AirSewa 1.0 has helped resolve a significant number of air passenger concerns, as per the ministry