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Narendra Modi govt doesn’t acknowledge the word ‘slowdown’, says Manmohan Singh; calls $5 trillion economy mission ‘wishful thinking’
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Narendra Modi govt doesn’t acknowledge the word ‘slowdown’, says Manmohan Singh; calls $5 trillion economy mission ‘wishful thinking’

In a sharp attack on the Narendra Modi government over the state of the economy, former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said the current dispensation does not acknowledge the word "slowdown", and the real danger is that if problems are not recognised, then finding credible answers to take corrective action is unlikely.

Piyush Goyal accuses Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government of depriving people of Central scheme benefits
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Piyush Goyal accuses Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government of depriving people of Central scheme benefits

'We want to give more projects to West Bengal, but the state is not allowing those', said Piyush Goyal

Rahul Gandhi taunts BJP over LPG cylinder fee hike, posts picture of saffron party leaders protesting cooking gas price hike during UPA tenure
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Rahul Gandhi taunts BJP over LPG cylinder fee hike, posts picture of saffron party leaders protesting cooking gas price hike during UPA tenure

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday took a dig at the BJP over the LPG cylinder price hike by tweeting a UPA-era picture of the saffron party's leaders protesting an increase in prices of cooking gas at the time, and demanded a rollback.

Ex-PM Manmohan Singh, wife to get Z+ VIP CRPF security cover with around 45 armed commandos at their Delhi residence
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Ex-PM Manmohan Singh, wife to get Z+ VIP CRPF security cover with around 45 armed commandos at their Delhi residence

A CRPF 'Z+' VIP security cover has been accorded to former prime minister Manmohan Singh whose SPG protection was recently withdrawn by the government

Manmohan Singh's SPG security withdrawn by MHA in 'routine' review, to be given Z+ cover by CRPF
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Manmohan Singh's SPG security withdrawn by MHA in 'routine' review, to be given Z+ cover by CRPF

The Special Protection Group (SPG) security for Manmohan Singh, who is currently a member of the Rajya Sabha, was withdrawn by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Monday.

Deficit need not be a dirty word; Modi 2.0 should ease up on fiscal fetish to put economy back on the runway
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Deficit need not be a dirty word; Modi 2.0 should ease up on fiscal fetish to put economy back on the runway

It is time for Narendra Modi's government to act in the interest of the future of the economy and do some unconventional things

NSSO finds GDP new series data faulty; 36% companies under Corporate Affairs Ministry database wrongly classified
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NSSO finds GDP new series data faulty; 36% companies under Corporate Affairs Ministry database wrongly classified

the data of past years was recalibrated using 2011-12 as the base year instead of 2004-05

Narendra Modi’s rule is ‘complete disaster’, says P Chidambaram; ex-finance minister claims UPA-III could be reality
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Narendra Modi’s rule is ‘complete disaster’, says P Chidambaram; ex-finance minister claims UPA-III could be reality

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram has described the five-year rule of the Narendra Modi government as a "complete disaster", saying the BJP will not be able to form the next government and UPA-III could be a reality.

Amit Shah in Jharkhand: BJP chief reiterates BJP's ‘decisiveness' against terror, says Manmohan Singh kept ‘silent’ after cross-border violence
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Amit Shah in Jharkhand: BJP chief reiterates BJP's ‘decisiveness' against terror, says Manmohan Singh kept ‘silent’ after cross-border violence

BJP president Amit Shah on Saturday slammed the UPA government, alleging that former prime minister Manmohan Singh kept 'silent' when terrorists from Pakistan beheaded Indian soldiers.

AgustaWestland case: No one who cheats India can hide and escape, says Arun Jaitley after Dubai deports accused Rajeev Saxena
India

AgustaWestland case: No one who cheats India can hide and escape, says Arun Jaitley after Dubai deports accused Rajeev Saxena

Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has introduced a culture of honesty in governance and no one who “cheats” India can “hide” anywhere in the world and “escape”.

Arun Jaitley bats for political stability ahead of 2019 polls, says only PM with clear mandate can deliver growth
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Arun Jaitley bats for political stability ahead of 2019 polls, says only PM with clear mandate can deliver growth

India today is the fastest-growing major economy in the world. Still we are not satisfied with a 7 to 7.5% growth rate

BJP attacks Congress after report states Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi leased out farmhouse to NSEL scam-accused Jignesh Shah’s FTIL
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BJP attacks Congress after report states Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi leased out farmhouse to NSEL scam-accused Jignesh Shah’s FTIL

Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Vadra reportedly leased out a farmhouse in early 2013 to Financial Technologies (India) Ltd, a firm promoted by Jignesh Shah, who was arrested by CBI in a case of alleged cheating. This took place while FTIL was under investigation by Congress-led UPA government for fraud.

Mamata Banerjee has ‘all traits’ of a good PM, says Yashwant Sinha: Ex-BJP leader accuses Modi govt of ‘destroying’ institutions
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Mamata Banerjee has ‘all traits’ of a good PM, says Yashwant Sinha: Ex-BJP leader accuses Modi govt of ‘destroying’ institutions

Former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Sunday accused the Narendra Modi government of destroying various institutions in the country, including the Union Cabinet.

Congress was completely rattled by Christian Michel's extradition; conducted charade of removing lawyer: BJP on VVIP chopper deal
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Congress was completely rattled by Christian Michel's extradition; conducted charade of removing lawyer: BJP on VVIP chopper deal

The Congress was "completely rattled" by the extradition of Christian Michel, the alleged middleman in the AgustaWestland helicopter deal, and sent its team of lawyers to defend him, the BJP alleged on Thursday.

Black money: Swiss government agrees to share details of two Indian firms and three individuals facing multiple probes
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Black money: Swiss government agrees to share details of two Indian firms and three individuals facing multiple probes

One of the two Indian companies used to be a publicly-listed entity and has already faced the wrath of capital markets regulator SEBI for multiple violations, while the other firm is said to have political links in Tamil Nadu.

Finance Ministry seeks inputs from ministries for Arun Jaitley's next Budget Speech by 30 November
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Finance Ministry seeks inputs from ministries for Arun Jaitley's next Budget Speech by 30 November

Arun Jaitley is scheduled to present his sixth consecutive Budget with 2019 being vote-on-account.

Air India plans to mop up Rs 800 crore by selling over 70 residential and commercial properties spread across country
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Air India plans to mop up Rs 800 crore by selling over 70 residential and commercial properties spread across country

This fresh bid is a part of Air India's real estate assets monetisation plan approved by the then UPA government in 2012

Hard lessons from demonetisation: Try a long-term way to combat black money, avoid Bollywood-style hold-ups
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Hard lessons from demonetisation: Try a long-term way to combat black money, avoid Bollywood-style hold-ups

One thing that can indeed be said with certainty is that the effort by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in November 2016 was a gamble.

FinMin seeks input from ministries for Arun Jaitley's next budget speech; govt's last budget before 2019 polls
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FinMin seeks input from ministries for Arun Jaitley's next budget speech; govt's last budget before 2019 polls

Finance Minister Jaitley is scheduled to present his 6th consecutive Budget with 2019 being Vote-on-Account.

Cabinet clears proposal to convert GST Network into government-owned company
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Cabinet clears proposal to convert GST Network into government-owned company

Arun Jaitley said that 50 percent stake will be owned by the Centre and the remaining by the states on pro-rata basis in the new structure.