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'Affordable, Not Cheap': To push 'Heal in India', Modi government to reposition medical tourism sector
India

'Affordable, Not Cheap': To push 'Heal in India', Modi government to reposition medical tourism sector

Under Heal in India via an online portal, foreigners will be able to locate the list of all hospitals in the country available to provide their choice of medical treatments

MCA raids Indian firms providing 'fake directors' to Chinese shell companies
India

MCA raids Indian firms providing 'fake directors' to Chinese shell companies

Raids started at 1530 hours at Indian organisations who were providing fake directors to hundreds of Chinese shell companies, Raids are going on in Delhi, Gurugram, Bengaluru and Hyderabad. A team of 25 to 30 MCA officers is at each location

Centre cites less experience, old allegations to hold back appointment of 2 advocates as HC judges
India

Centre cites less experience, old allegations to hold back appointment of 2 advocates as HC judges

Acting on the recommendation of the SC collegium, the government had notified the appointment of 11 advocates as judges on August 14. However, it decided to hold back the names of H S Brar and Kuldeep Tiwari.

Even critics acknowledging Modi govt's handling of economy, says BJP's Syed Zafar Islam
India

Even critics acknowledging Modi govt's handling of economy, says BJP's Syed Zafar Islam

His comments came a day after former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan said India is not facing the kind of problems which have hit Sri Lanka and Pakistan.

Modi@8: PM Modi true brand ambassador of Himachal Pradesh, says CM Jairam Thakur
India

Modi@8: PM Modi true brand ambassador of Himachal Pradesh, says CM Jairam Thakur

Thakur said it was Modi who met then PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee and sought his approval for the Atal Tunnel project in Rohtang. The Himachal CM also recalled how the PM was ‘actively involved’ with every state during the crucial Covid period

Modi@8: How Narendra Modi has been the go-to person during a crisis
Politics

Modi@8: How Narendra Modi has been the go-to person during a crisis

The Narendra Modi government has always stepped up to help people and countries in their time of need. Be it, the Nepal earthquake when India sent assistance or evacuating trapped Indians in Ukraine, the prime minister has ensured that the nation is always ready to assist

The strange case of Uniform Civil Code: How lack of political will has reduced it to a mere soundbite
Opinion

The strange case of Uniform Civil Code: How lack of political will has reduced it to a mere soundbite

The idea of a Uniform Civil Code has foundered not so much because of Muslim obstinacy, though that has been a factor, but because of a lack of political will at the Centre under successive regimes of different hues

Former judges, bureaucrats defend Modi government in an open letter, bash critical colleagues
India

Former judges, bureaucrats defend Modi government in an open letter, bash critical colleagues

The group claimed that the instances of major communal violence have palpably decreased under the BJP government, which has been appreciated by the public

Modi government fulfilling promise of 'roti, kapda aur makan' for poor, says BJP
India

Modi government fulfilling promise of 'roti, kapda aur makan' for poor, says BJP

Union minister Giriraj Singh said over 3.26 crore houses were built for the rural poor in 60 years while over 2.5 crore houses have been constructed in only eight years of the Modi government

ED opposes Rana Ayyub's plea to quash Lookout Circular against her in money laundering case
India

ED opposes Rana Ayyub's plea to quash Lookout Circular against her in money laundering case

Additional Solicitor General SV Raju appearing for ED said she received money to help the poor during the COVID-19 period that was siphoned off and fake bills were submitted by her

Why Modi govt didn't give in to populist measures in Union Budget ahead of Assembly polls
Business

Why Modi govt didn't give in to populist measures in Union Budget ahead of Assembly polls

The Congress under UPA-I and II introduced a host of transformative welfare measures like the NFSA, the MNREGA and the National Rural Health Mission, but failed miserably in packaging and presenting them so as to create touchpoints with the electorate

Narendra Modi has given a corruption-free govt in last seven years, says Amit Shah
India

Narendra Modi has given a corruption-free govt in last seven years, says Amit Shah

The home minister said there have been massive changes in the economy and 60 crore people, who were deprived of the country's development process since independence, were made participants.

Aadhaar-enabled cash transfer scheme helped save government Rs 45,000 crore in pandemic year
India

Aadhaar-enabled cash transfer scheme helped save government Rs 45,000 crore in pandemic year

Due to big rise in DBT payments, the government sent benefits such as free rations to the poor. Ninety-eight crore received cash benefits through DBT in 2020-21, which is the highest ever

Farmers announce 'Sansad Chalo' on 29 November, mahapanchayat in Lucknow today
India

Farmers announce 'Sansad Chalo' on 29 November, mahapanchayat in Lucknow today

Rakesh Tikait said that the protests will continue on issues pertaining to guaranteed Minimum Support Price (MSP), non-payment of dues to sugarcane farmers, Lakhimpur Kheri incident among others

Farm law repeal: Lessons for Narendra Modi and his government
Politics

Farm law repeal: Lessons for Narendra Modi and his government

The worry is that after this decision, the possibility of serious debate among stakeholders and political parties on farms reforms with which they have grappled for years, if not decades, is unlikely to happen in the near future.

Narendra Modi drinks farm law repeal poison for unity narrative
Politics

Narendra Modi drinks farm law repeal poison for unity narrative

Those who say the decision is driven by political considerations are missing the central point that the BJP has never been politically strong enough to stake political power in Punjab.

Opinion | Five reasons why PM Modi's rollback of farm laws is politically noxious and logically unjustifiable​​
India

Opinion | Five reasons why PM Modi's rollback of farm laws is politically noxious and logically unjustifiable​​

It had taken considerable moral courage for the Modi government to take on vested interests in the most difficult of sectors where no meaningful reforms had taken place since Independence. The question, therefore, must be asked: to what end?

Doctor, teacher, ex-police constable: The men who led the farmers' agitation
India

Doctor, teacher, ex-police constable: The men who led the farmers' agitation

Leaders such as Rakesh Tikait, Joginder Singh Ugrahan, Balbir Singh Rajewal, Gurnam Singh Chaduni guided and shaped the nationwide movement against against the three farm laws, which the government agreed to repeal on Friday

Karnataka's Siddaramaiah demands compensation for every farmer who died during farm law agitation
India

Karnataka's Siddaramaiah demands compensation for every farmer who died during farm law agitation

The former chief minister said that the government should pay a compensation of Rs 25 lakh to each of the family of the farmers who were 'martyred' during the protests

Sweets, crackers and dance! Farmers celebrate Centre's decision to repeal 'black farm laws'
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Sweets, crackers and dance! Farmers celebrate Centre's decision to repeal 'black farm laws'

Revelries erupted at Ghazipur and Tikri border after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that his government would be withdrawing the contentious legislations