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Narendra Modi in Bihar: Govt ensures schemes are implemented within time limit, says PM
India

Narendra Modi in Bihar: Govt ensures schemes are implemented within time limit, says PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday his government ensures the schemes launched by it are implemented within a time limit, unlike in the past when projects were announced "during election time" and forgotten later

Narendra Modi in Bihar: Centre plans to provide Rs 10,000 crore to 20 varsities in India, says PM
India

Narendra Modi in Bihar: Centre plans to provide Rs 10,000 crore to 20 varsities in India, says PM

Lamenting that no Indian university figures among the top 500 globally, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the government intends to unshackle these institutions and provide Rs 10,000 crore to 20 varsities to ensure that they are counted among the best in the world

Narendra Modi faces Rs 50,000 cr stimulus dilemma as India's smaller firms struggle to survive
Business

Narendra Modi faces Rs 50,000 cr stimulus dilemma as India's smaller firms struggle to survive

Govt is considering spending between Rs 40-50,000 cr more this financial year than it had budgeted for, two senior finance ministry officials told Reuters

States need to cut VAT on petrol, diesel: After whopping spends on farm loan waivers, they're left with little excuse
Business

States need to cut VAT on petrol, diesel: After whopping spends on farm loan waivers, they're left with little excuse

With the Centre unable to persuade states to even lower VAT on petrol and diesel, will it find it easy to persuade the same state governments to bring these fuels under the GST regime?

GST implementation smoother than expected: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley
Business

GST implementation smoother than expected: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

Arun Jaitley said the number of people coming under the network itself is now likely to expand gradually

UPA failed to create enough jobs, Modi government unable to either: Rahul Gandhi
Politics

UPA failed to create enough jobs, Modi government unable to either: Rahul Gandhi

Interacting with students at the Princeton University on Tuesday, the Congress leader said that the reason for the rise of Narendra Modi and also to an extent of US President Donald Trump was the "question of jobs".

Memo to Alphons Kannanthanam: Transparent petrol, diesel pricing will help, berating aam aadmi won’t
Business

Memo to Alphons Kannanthanam: Transparent petrol, diesel pricing will help, berating aam aadmi won’t

Alphons Kannanthanam perhaps forgot that the Indian middle class - the very people he seemed to be mocking - is the bedrock of this country’s minuscule tax base.

Cabinet reshuffle: Devendra Fadnavis hopes irrigation projects will be cleared fast after Nitin Gadkari gets additional charge
India

Cabinet reshuffle: Devendra Fadnavis hopes irrigation projects will be cleared fast after Nitin Gadkari gets additional charge

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Monday voiced hope that irrigation proposals worth Rs 24,000 crore submitted to the Centre by Maharashtra will be speedily cleared

Arun Jaitley to attend security dialogue with Japan, says Nirmala Sitharamam will take charge once talks end
India

Arun Jaitley to attend security dialogue with Japan, says Nirmala Sitharamam will take charge once talks end

Arun Jaitley will attend a key security dialogue with Japan on Monday though the charge of the defence ministry has been given to Nirmala Sitharamam in a major rejig of the Union Cabinet on Sunday

CPM leader Sitaram Yechury questions Centre's attempt to impose NEET without states' consent
India

CPM leader Sitaram Yechury questions Centre's attempt to impose NEET without states' consent

Hitting out at the Modi government over the suicide of a Dalit medical aspirant in Tamil Nadu, CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury Saturday sought to know how was the Centre planning to "impose" NEET examinations without taking states on board

Economic Survey: Air India privatisation will be key to improve Indian airlines' intl market share
Business

Economic Survey: Air India privatisation will be key to improve Indian airlines' intl market share

On easing current restrictions on Indian airlines to fly overseas, the Survey has advocated a further liberalisation of the 0/20 rule

Amit Shah says prerogative of state govts to decide on farm loan waiver
India

Amit Shah says prerogative of state govts to decide on farm loan waiver

BJP chief Amit Shah Saturday said the Centre has nothing to do with farmers' loan waiver and it is for state governments to decide on the issue

Narendra Modi govt is overdoing its war on black money; it’s high time focus shifts to jobs creation
Business

Narendra Modi govt is overdoing its war on black money; it’s high time focus shifts to jobs creation

Regardless of how the government couches the dismal jobs scenario, black money crackdowns haven’t helped

Rakhi Sawant Explains The World: From beef ban to Narendra Modi, here's her take
Entertainment

Rakhi Sawant Explains The World: From beef ban to Narendra Modi, here's her take

Rakhi Sawant Explains The World in a Firstpost exclusive. Watch her as she discusses nepotism, Narendra Modi, Yogi Adityanath, cricket and more.

Nobel laureate Paul Krugman blames demonetisation, RBI, strong rupee for India's tepid growth
World

Nobel laureate Paul Krugman blames demonetisation, RBI, strong rupee for India's tepid growth

The noted American economist questioned whether the favourable demographics which makes the country with the highest working age population in the world, would aid economic growth at all.

GST is only one reform; Narendra Modi should cut the hype and follow up with more steps
Business

GST is only one reform; Narendra Modi should cut the hype and follow up with more steps

There is a pressing need for political parties to approach the GST roll-out in a constructive manner, rather than fighting it out in the street

The GST story: A timeline of 17-year roller coaster ride that reaches the climax midnight tonight
Business

The GST story: A timeline of 17-year roller coaster ride that reaches the climax midnight tonight

GST, which will replace more than a dozen central and state levies like factory-gate, excise duty, service tax and local sales tax or VAT, is India's biggest tax reform in the 70 years of independence

GST: Midnight show is great, but how about rehearsing to face job losses?
Business

GST: Midnight show is great, but how about rehearsing to face job losses?

Already, the graph of employment generation under the Narendra Modi government is on the declining course; the economy may not be able to take another round of job losses

Govt bailout for telecom may not be a smart idea; M&As signal better days not too far away
Business

Govt bailout for telecom may not be a smart idea; M&As signal better days not too far away

A tough call for the government. If it ignores what the incumbents are saying, then the banking sector stress worsens. If it agrees to all the demands of telcos, then again it suffers a significant revenue loss

Venkaiah Naidu hits out at Opposition for criticising Narendra Modi; says 'dark days of Emergency' have been forgotten
India

Venkaiah Naidu hits out at Opposition for criticising Narendra Modi; says 'dark days of Emergency' have been forgotten

Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday hit back at Opposition parties for accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of being "authoritarian."