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North East observes total bandh against citizenship Bill; trade unionists' strike evokes mixed response, Kerala worst hit
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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
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'
Politics

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.

Farm loan waivers worst solution for rural crisis, warn economists at SBI Research
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Farm loan waivers worst solution for rural crisis, warn economists at SBI Research

"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
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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

Four years of NDA: After 1,460 days of Narendra Modi rule, 'achhe din' yet to come, feel experts
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Four years of NDA: After 1,460 days of Narendra Modi rule, 'achhe din' yet to come, feel experts

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.

India pips Japan to become second largest crude steel maker in February
Business

India pips Japan to become second largest crude steel maker in February

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

As GDP rises to 7.2% in December, economy shows signs of recovery; but Q4 won't be a cakewalk
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As GDP rises to 7.2% in December, economy shows signs of recovery; but Q4 won't be a cakewalk

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

Budget 2018: Why it is time to reconsider income tax exemption given to charitable institutions
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Budget 2018: Why it is time to reconsider income tax exemption given to charitable institutions

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
Business

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

Budget 2018: Employment generation must figure high on Narendra Modi govt's agenda
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Budget 2018: Employment generation must figure high on Narendra Modi govt's agenda

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
Business

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
Business

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

Tata Motors rolls out first e-Tigor for govt's all-electric fleet from Sanand factory
Business

Tata Motors rolls out first e-Tigor for govt's all-electric fleet from Sanand factory

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
Business

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
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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
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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
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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
Business

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

Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh elections litmus test for Narendra Modi govt after reforms: DBS Bank
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Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh elections litmus test for Narendra Modi govt after reforms: DBS Bank

Himachal Pradesh will go to polls on 9 November while elections in Gujarat will be held in two phases -- on 9 and 14 December