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One year of Narendra Modi Sarkar sequel: 10 wins and defeats worth considering
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One year of Narendra Modi Sarkar sequel: 10 wins and defeats worth considering

In many ways the Modi Sarkar 2.0 shouldn’t have had the blood, sweat and tears of the most vulnerable people it is meant to serve.

Technical loan write-off route should not be applied for fugitives: Chidambaram to govt
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Technical loan write-off route should not be applied for fugitives: Chidambaram to govt

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Wednesday asked the government why it had taken the technical loan write-off route for fugitives like Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi and Vijay Mallya

Wilful defaulters beneficiaries of 'phone banking' under UPA regime, Modi govt chasing them to recover dues: Nirmala Sitharaman
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Wilful defaulters beneficiaries of 'phone banking' under UPA regime, Modi govt chasing them to recover dues: Nirmala Sitharaman

Hitting out at the Congress party, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that wilful defaulters were beneficiaries of 'phone banking' under the UPA regime and the Modi government is chasing them to recover the dues

Economy close to collapse; rising unemployment, falling consumption making India poorer: P Chidambaram
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Economy close to collapse; rising unemployment, falling consumption making India poorer: P Chidambaram

Former finance minister P Chidambaram on Monday tore into the Modi government's handling of the economy, saying it was close to collapse and was been attended by "very incompetent doctors."

Amit Shah says changes to IPC, CrPC in the offing to provide speedy justice, Centre to set up Police University
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Amit Shah says changes to IPC, CrPC in the offing to provide speedy justice, Centre to set up Police University

Union Home Minister Amit Shah has asserted the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government's resolve to amend the IPC and the CrPC to make them more conducive for the country, amid the debate on delay in criminal justice delivery system, especially in heinous crimes like rape.

India needs fresh reforms to be in top 50 nations with ease of doing business: World Bank official
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India needs fresh reforms to be in top 50 nations with ease of doing business: World Bank official

India needs a fresh set of "bold reforms" in the next three to four years if it wants to be among the top 50 countries with ease of doing business, a top World Bank official said on Thursday

India ranks 63 in World Bank's Ease of Doing Business: Improvement is outcome of Narendra Modi govt's reforms, says Corporate India
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India ranks 63 in World Bank's Ease of Doing Business: Improvement is outcome of Narendra Modi govt's reforms, says Corporate India

India Inc on Thursday cheered as the country jumped 14 places to the 63rd position on the World Bank's ease of doing business ranking, and said the performance was an indicator of the Narendra Modi-led government's reformist credentials

Congress leader Veerappa Moily slams Modi govt for cold-shouldering UPA initiative on strategic oil reserves
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Congress leader Veerappa Moily slams Modi govt for cold-shouldering UPA initiative on strategic oil reserves

Former oil minister M Veerappa Moily on Thursday slammed Modi government for cold-shouldering Congress-led UPA regime's steps such as building strategic oil storages for the energy security of the country, saying the present government is trigger happy in giving statements

Finance ministry in 'quarantine' from Monday until Nirmala Sitharaman presents maiden Budget on 5 July
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Finance ministry in 'quarantine' from Monday until Nirmala Sitharaman presents maiden Budget on 5 July

As Modi 2.0 government gets down to prepare its first Budget, North Block, which houses the Finance Ministry here, will be in 'quarantine' from Monday until the presentation of the Budget on 5 July

New NDA govt approves extension of PM-KISAN scheme to all farmers in first Cabinet meeting
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New NDA govt approves extension of PM-KISAN scheme to all farmers in first Cabinet meeting

Fulfilling its poll promise, the Modi 2.0 government approved a proposal to extend the benefit of Rs 6,000 per year under the PM-KISAN scheme to all farmers in the country

Slowing economic growth big worry for Narendra Modi govt; needs stimulus: Industry body FICCI
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Slowing economic growth big worry for Narendra Modi govt; needs stimulus: Industry body FICCI

India’s slowing economic growth is of serious concern and the country needs to urgently cut tax and interest rates to revive the economy, a top industrial body said on Monday ahead of the inauguration of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s second term

100-days agenda for new government: Commerce ministry proposes major export promotion scheme to boost shipments
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100-days agenda for new government: Commerce ministry proposes major export promotion scheme to boost shipments

The commerce ministry is considering a major export promotion scheme to ensure expeditious refund of central and state taxes and levies to boost shipments in the wake of global challenges at trade front, an official said

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.

Multiple surgical strikes done during UPA tenure, but never had to hide behind army's valour, says Manmohan Singh
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Multiple surgical strikes done during UPA tenure, but never had to hide behind army's valour, says Manmohan Singh

Former prime minister Manmohan Singh has said that the Narendra Modi government has publicised surgical strikes in an effort to draw attention away from its many failures.

Is India being unfairly targeted internationally on non-transparency of its official statistics?
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Is India being unfairly targeted internationally on non-transparency of its official statistics?

The world is doubting its official statistics, a charge the country has never faced in the past even when there were questions about the quality of data collected and the sample size used.

Unemployment crisis in India: Engineers struggle for work as growth in manufacturing sector slows down
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Unemployment crisis in India: Engineers struggle for work as growth in manufacturing sector slows down

The increasing use of automation in industry, the massive number of young Indians coming onto the job market, and the regulatory hurdles that companies still face if they want to set up shop in India, are all big issues for those without work

Budget 2019: Income up to Rs 5 lakh exempt from tax, farmers to get annual cash dole of Rs 6,000
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Budget 2019: Income up to Rs 5 lakh exempt from tax, farmers to get annual cash dole of Rs 6,000

Making a strong re-election pitch, the BJP-led NDA government Friday announced the biggest income tax sops for the middle class, including a complete exemption for income up to Rs 5 lakh, and Rs 6,000 annual cash dole to poor farmers in a scheme that will cost Rs 75,000 crore per year

Bharat Bandh Day 2 updates: Traffic disrupted in Bengaluru as hundreds gather outside Town Hall; massive rally held in Madikeri
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Bharat Bandh Day 2 updates: Traffic disrupted in Bengaluru as hundreds gather outside Town Hall; massive rally held in Madikeri

Bharat Bandh day 2 LIVE updates: The workers participating in the strike will go on a protest march from Mandi House to Parliament Wednesday at noon, and similarly protests would be seen in other parts of the country as well.

Trade unions protest Centre's 'anti-labour' policies across India as North East sees shutdown over citizenship Bill
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Trade unions protest Centre's 'anti-labour' policies across India as North East sees shutdown over citizenship Bill

The 11-hour bandh was called by the All Assam Students' Union (AASU) and was supported by the Asom Gana Parishad, which withdrew support to the BJP-led government in the state.