North East observes total bandh against citizenship Bill; trade unionists' strike evokes mixed response, Kerala worst hit
The call for a 48-hours-long nation-wide shutdown evoked mixed response from most parts of India, with protests marred by violence in parts of West Bengal and North East India.
Bharat Bandh 2019 Updates: French tourists stranded in Kerala's Alappuzha amid protests; shikaras, hotels bear deserted look in tourist town
Bharat Bandh LIVE Updates: The West Bengal Commission for Protection of Child Right has sent a show cause notice CPM leader Sujan Chakraborty and other party office bearers. The commission is aggrieved over the attack on school bus in Barasat. The commission said that "such dangerous and unconstitutional move by a political party is a violation of child rights under the juvenile justice Act.
AAP to contest 2019 Lok Sabha elections in BJP strongholds; party yet to decide on participating in 'mahagathbandhan'
The AAP national executive on Friday decided to contest parliamentary polls in states where the BJP is strong and monitor the emerging situation in the country before taking a call on joining the grand alliance.
"Considering the farm distress and the lower food inflation resulting in lower revenue generation for the farming community, the central government may decide on a farm debt waiver scheme, holistically or selectively in some states," the SBI Research report said
FDI in India rises to $61.96 bn in FY18; totalled $223 bn in four years of Modi govt, says DIPP secretary
According to an UNCTAD report, foreign direct investment (FDI) to India decreased to $40 billion in 2017 from $44 billion in 2016, while outflows from India, the main source of investment in South Asia, more than doubled
Overall the promise of the golden pot at the end of the five-year rainbow, as promised by Modi in his of speeches -- where he had painted the BJP rule in attractive hues -- has not materialised in four years. BJP's best salesman may have oversold the hope.
Attributed the growth in steel production to the right policies undertaken by the Modi government, Nikunj Turakhia, president, Steel Users Federation of India (Sufi) said
The leeway for the government to continue pushing money into construction/manufacturing segment will be limited in Q4, which might cause problems in achieving an impressive full-year GDP figure
If rendering noble services can beget one income tax exemption, there could other claimants for this honour
PSB recapitalisation: Narendra Modi govt’s move can keep zombie banks alive for now, but rot runs deep
The problem runs lot deeper and even several rounds of capital infusion cannot come as a panacea to cure the ills of state-run banks unless fundamental flaws are addressed
When both endogenous and exogenous factors conspire to prevent industrial and employment revival, the only course left for the Modi government to announce a big bang reform that can take off without much resistance if the BJP ruled states show the way
PM Narendra Modi to meet economists, sectoral experts on 10 Jan to discuss steps to boost growth, employment
The meeting, according to a senior government official, will be attended by vice chairman and members of NITI Aayog, members of Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM), economists and sectoral experts.
GDP forecast at 6.5%: Job creation is trial by fire for Modi govt ahead of 2019 polls, but it's not all bad news for economy
Politically, lower GDP growth will be setback for Narendra Modi personally as he approaches another crucial election year and 2019 Lok Sabha polls
The government is planning to have only electric cars by 2030 in its efforts to reduce both oil imports as well reduce carbon emissions to a significant extent
Narendra Modi's Gujarat speech: If bank nationalisation was Indira’s drama, he has a chance to undo it
Narendra Modi's claim on bank nationalisation is not entirely correct. It has indeed helped improve access to formal banking to the poor in far flung areas
S&P retains BBB- rating: No Christmas gift for Narendra Modi govt, but it doesn’t need to fight with US-rater
The S&P has clearly highlighted the concerns arising out of large fiscal deficits and revenue shortage in Indian economy
Demonetisation: Bankers say move was good for them as it brought in more deposits, boosted digitisation
On November 8 last year, the Modi government demonetised Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes as part of its drive against black money, counterfeit notes and corruptionnetisation was good for them as it resulted in higher deposits and pushed digitisation at a faster pace
First demonetisation and then GST dealt crippling blows to India's already dismal job creation record
According to the BSE-CMIE month wise unemployment data, November and December last year were the worst months for jobs in the entire 12-month period, with overall unemployment highest in November at 6.55 percent followed by 6.42 percent in December
Ease of doing business: Govt to implement 200 reforms to push India into top 50 in World Bank ranking
India yesterday jumped 30 places to rank 100th in the World Bank's 'ease of doing business' ranking, helped by a slew of reforms in taxation, licensing, investor protection and bankruptcy resolution
Himachal Pradesh will go to polls on 9 November while elections in Gujarat will be held in two phases -- on 9 and 14 December