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Modi Running Out Of Ideas

The pro-poor credentials of Prime Minister Narendra Modi are established; he is helping no class of Indians by over-selling the impression

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India

Modi announces free ration for 80 crore people till Chhath Puja

PM Garib Kalyan Anna Yojna extended till November end; 80 crore people to get free ration for five more months, PM Modi said

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India

Garib Kalyan Rozgar: Scheme by MGNREGA-critic Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched yet another socialist welfare scheme today, catering the most to Bihar that will go to polls this year

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India

Modi to launch Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan on 20 June

PM Modi will launch this Abhiyaan at 11 am through Video-Conference in presence of the Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar

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Economy

Fiscal deficit in first 6 months of Modi 2.0: Rs 6.52 lakh crore

CAG says that in April-September 2019-20, the government has been able to earn through revenue collections just 41.6% of what was targeted

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Economy

Abhijit Banerjee emerges from meeting with PM satisfied

One could derive that sense from the way the joint winner of this year’s Nobel Prize for economics narrated how Prime Minister Narendra Modi explained to him his governance model

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Where China & India, Resisting & Improving Democracy, Meet

What you see in Hong Kong is China resisting democracy; what you see in Kashmir is India promoting it; a reasonably capitalist China does not offer freedom politically but India, held back at times by the choice of the people, is still opening up; there could be a point of convergence as the two nations move in opposite directions

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Economy

Budget 2018: Farmers accorded highest priority

New Delhi:┬áIn a major bonanza to farmers, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today announced fixing support price of Kharif crops like paddy at least 50% higher than the cost of production while raising farm credit target for the next fiscal by 10% to Rs 11 lakh crore. Presenting the Union Budget 2018-19, Jaitley reiterated the government’s […]

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Economy

Budget 2016: what will work, what won’t

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he Union Budget 2016-17 presented by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Parliament today is being analysed here in a tabular form for the ease of doing reading. Contents of the right column hereunder does not correspond to the left, neither does vice versa apply unless so specified in a given row. While there are […]

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India

President enlists pro-poor measures of Modi govt

Address by President of India Pranab Mukherjee to the joint sitting of both Houses of Parliament 1. In this Basant season of renewal and growth, I welcome you all to the Joint Sitting of the Two Houses of the Parliament. I am confident that your deliberations will live up to the trust reposed in us […]