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Venkaiah Naidu says bills pending in Rajya Sabha for more than five years should be considered lapsed
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Venkaiah Naidu says bills pending in Rajya Sabha for more than five years should be considered lapsed

Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday suggested that any bill pending for more than five years in the Upper House should be considered lapsed.

Parliamentary panel to invite states to present views on land acquisition bill
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Parliamentary panel to invite states to present views on land acquisition bill

A parliamentary panel reviewing the 2013 land acquisition bill will invite all states to present their views on its consent and social impact assessment clauses

Demonetisation effect: World Bank says India's growth expected to decelerate to 7% in 2017
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Demonetisation effect: World Bank says India's growth expected to decelerate to 7% in 2017

"Unexpected demonetisation', the phasing out of large-denomination currency notes which were subsequently replaced with new onesweighed on growth in the third quarter of FY2017," the World Bank said.

S&P's decision to not upgrade India should be eye-opener for Modi govt, not frustrate it
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S&P's decision to not upgrade India should be eye-opener for Modi govt, not frustrate it

Crying foul at rating agencies for not delivering the expected rating would hardly help; instead work to resolve the problems they point out

GST Bill journey is proof that in a democracy, what will be will ultimately be
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GST Bill journey is proof that in a democracy, what will be will ultimately be

The GST is intended to be a comprehensive indirect tax on manufacture, sale and consumption of goods and services throughout India, to replace taxes levied by the central and state governments.

India's 7.5% growth may be overstated; PM Modi slow in pushing reforms: US
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India's 7.5% growth may be overstated; PM Modi slow in pushing reforms: US

Highly appreciative of the series of economic reforms, in particular streamlining bureaucratic decision making and raising FDI limits in certain sectors, US State Department in a report said

What makes Modi unique? His ability at pragmatic compromise and efficient messaging
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What makes Modi unique? His ability at pragmatic compromise and efficient messaging

Modi is the only Prime Minister to have a very long stint as chief minister, which endows him with a unique understanding of Centre-state relations.

Parliamentary panel on land acquisition bill to meet on Monday
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Parliamentary panel on land acquisition bill to meet on Monday

Days before the first half of Budget session comes to an end, a Parliamentary panel will sit on Monday to discuss the controversial land acquisition bill.

With plethora of worries to ponder at, 2016 will severely put to test Modi govt’s economic management skills
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With plethora of worries to ponder at, 2016 will severely put to test Modi govt’s economic management skills

Best way to neutralise the negative impact will be to give a boost to domestic demand

The year of alarm bells: Why PM Modi should be grateful for 2015
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The year of alarm bells: Why PM Modi should be grateful for 2015

As 2015 draws to a close, there is near unanimity among people — except for blind, biased supporters — that it was a difficult year for PM Modi and his government.

GST imbroglio: CEA Arvind Subramanian offers an economic solution to Modi’s political problem
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GST imbroglio: CEA Arvind Subramanian offers an economic solution to Modi’s political problem

The Subramanian panel has brightened the chances of a consensus on the GST issue in the Winter Session and it is up to Modi to use this opportunity

Moody's reminder ahead of Winter Session: Failure of reforms could hamper investments
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Moody's reminder ahead of Winter Session: Failure of reforms could hamper investments

In the real estate sector, Moody's expects demand to improve in 2016 on the back of lower interests rates

Sensex surges 359 pts on strong global cues, govt's reform annoucement
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Sensex surges 359 pts on strong global cues, govt's reform annoucement

Market breadth ended firm, with gainers outnumbering losers by nearly 2:1.

Bihar impact: Major reforms may be off agenda, but here are things PM Modi can still do to boost economy
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Bihar impact: Major reforms may be off agenda, but here are things PM Modi can still do to boost economy

He should persuade the state governments to undertake significant reforms like labour law amendments and land acquisition law changes and even UDAY

Lapse of land acquisition ordinance not a setback for govt, says Jaitley
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Lapse of land acquisition ordinance not a setback for govt, says Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said the decision to let the land acquisition ordinance to lapse is not a setback for the government and the alternative route adopted by the Centre will provide greater flexibility to the states to deal with the issue.

Bad politics, short-sightedness spoiling Modi govt's economic reform agenda
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Bad politics, short-sightedness spoiling Modi govt's economic reform agenda

The government’s inconsistency on the reform path creates confusion to all stakeholders

Modi govt working only for sake of capitalists: Rahul Gandhi
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Modi govt working only for sake of capitalists: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday made a scathing attack on the Narendra Modi government, accusing it of working only for the sake of capitalists.

Farmers from across India converge on the capital to demand fair prices, scrapping of land bill
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Farmers from across India converge on the capital to demand fair prices, scrapping of land bill

Groups of farmers and agricultural labourers from various states held a two-day dharna at Delhi's Jantar Mantar to demand among other things, a fair price for their produce and the scrapping of the land bill in its present form.

Not before winter session: Land Acquisition Bill on hold as panel seeks more time
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Not before winter session: Land Acquisition Bill on hold as panel seeks more time

The land acquisition bill will not come to Parliament before the Winter Session, with the Joint Committee of Parliament examining the measure deciding to seek more time.