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IMD's first monsoon estimate is good news: But, here's why it's not yet time to celebrate
Business

IMD's first monsoon estimate is good news: But, here's why it's not yet time to celebrate

In the past it has been observed that the second forecast is always better than the first

Budget 2016: Will Jaitley's proposal revive housing demand in metros?
Business

Budget 2016: Will Jaitley's proposal revive housing demand in metros?

Budget 2016-17 has fallen below expectations for the real estate sector

Slokas, wit, sarcasm and facts: Modi unleashes repertoire as Congress and Rahul grapple for answers
Politics

Slokas, wit, sarcasm and facts: Modi unleashes repertoire as Congress and Rahul grapple for answers

Modi had come prepared. Though he was not there in the Lok Sabha Wednesday when Rahul Gandhi delivered his speech, it seemed clear that he had gone through that and had also taken exception to some of the remarks made by the Congress vice-president.

We want to find out why BJP govt is attacking programmes started by us: Rahul Gandhi
Politics

We want to find out why BJP govt is attacking programmes started by us: Rahul Gandhi

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi lashed out at the BJP government yet again over the schemes which were started by the UPA regime.

Can NREGA's success be replicated in urban areas as well to create robust infrastructure
Business

Can NREGA's success be replicated in urban areas as well to create robust infrastructure

NREGA is evidently an excellent scheme which needs to be replicated in other areas too like urban locations where labour can be used for creating infrastructure and rewarded with a fair wage

'Is Guj not part of India?' Supreme Court raps states for not implementing MNREGA, other schemes
India

'Is Guj not part of India?' Supreme Court raps states for not implementing MNREGA, other schemes

The Supreme Court today came down heavily on certain states for not implementing welfare legislation National Food Security Act, saying that why a state like Gujarat is not implementing the law passed by Parliament.

When you are intolerant, you curb the movement of ideas: Rahul Gandhi takes on RSS, BJP in Mumbai B-school
Politics

When you are intolerant, you curb the movement of ideas: Rahul Gandhi takes on RSS, BJP in Mumbai B-school

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh for what he termed as their "rigid thinking" which hampers creativity and start-ups in the country.

UPA-nomics: High growth plus high inflation equals worse child malnutrition
Business

UPA-nomics: High growth plus high inflation equals worse child malnutrition

The UPA's main boast has been that it provided high growth and a reduction in poverty. But the high inflation it left behind also increased child malnutrition. The moral: you can't ignore inflation when it comes to addressing the needs of poor

NREGA and after: Large-scale migration of rural masses is back in Chhattisgarh
Business

NREGA and after: Large-scale migration of rural masses is back in Chhattisgarh

The road map of the work that the government plans to take up in the non-farming months under the NREGA used to be made public towards the end of the kharif season. It didn’t happen this year. The workers were forced to look for other avenues.

Budget 2015: Here's how FM Jaitley can get his fund allocation right
Economy

Budget 2015: Here's how FM Jaitley can get his fund allocation right

There’s a pressing need to plug the huge infrastructure gap the country faces and it is infrastructure which is going to give the growth engine a big shove.

Why Budget 2015 will be different: it may push fiscal federalism harder
Economy

Why Budget 2015 will be different: it may push fiscal federalism harder

The forthcoming budget should make a clear break from the past by actually shifting more resources and economic power to the states. Over time, this should shrink the relative share of the Central pie relative to states.

Toilets for all by March: Bengal's Nadia district does its own 'Swachh Bharat' without extra funds
India

Toilets for all by March: Bengal's Nadia district does its own 'Swachh Bharat' without extra funds

West Bengal's Nadia district is poised to complete building toilets for all its residents by next March, under a programme which has been shortlisted for the United Nations global award for public service.

Arvind Panagariya at Niti Aayog reveals Modi govt's disdain for public sector
Business

Arvind Panagariya at Niti Aayog reveals Modi govt's disdain for public sector

By appointing Panagariya, the government seems to have sent out a worrying message because the economist enunciates an economic philosophy that prefers growth to welfare.

PM asks ministries, departments to fast-track irrigation scheme
Economy

PM asks ministries, departments to fast-track irrigation scheme

Chairing a high-level meeting involving the ministries of agriculture, water resources, rural development, the prime minister said the ultimate goal of the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana should be to provide irrigation to every farm.

Amartya Sen now sees PM Modi in new light, despite secular concerns
India

Amartya Sen now sees PM Modi in new light, despite secular concerns

Amartya Sen, one of Modi's biggest critics before the Lok Sabha election, is now reassessing him on many aspects except his secular credentials - where Sen remains a critic

Oct IIP contracts: Industrial slowdown not so bad but low inflation may hurt
Economy

Oct IIP contracts: Industrial slowdown not so bad but low inflation may hurt

Inflation still needs a careful eye while the industrial output is not a great picture, can't be tuned up with interest rates.

Modi U-turn for the better: Changing NREGA would have been a mistake
Economy

Modi U-turn for the better: Changing NREGA would have been a mistake

Whatever the reason, the change in stance is welcome because going ahead with the decision to alter the scheme would have been a flawed one given the signs of weakness in India's rural economy.

Rajya Sabha: No dilution in MGNREGA scheme launched during UPA govt
Politics

Rajya Sabha: No dilution in MGNREGA scheme launched during UPA govt

The government allayed apprehensions over dilution of MGNREGA scheme launched during the previous UPA rule and said all necessary funds have been released.

Govt pushes fiscal federalism: funds for schemes like NREGA to come without riders
Economy

Govt pushes fiscal federalism: funds for schemes like NREGA to come without riders

The Modi govt is expected to transfer funds for centrally-sponsored schemes like NREGA to states without attaching too many riders to them. States will get more fiscal freedom on these schemes

Left front plans nationwide protests against 'anti-people' policies
Politics

Left front plans nationwide protests against 'anti-people' policies

The issues to be highlighted in the December protests include government's moves to "dilute" labour laws, price rise, "exorbitant" prices of essential medicines, against hike in FDI in insurance and unearthing of black money