The pace of construction of houses under the Modi government is actually five times slower than during the Manmohan Singh regime.
The Tata-Lockheed combine will likely go head-to-head with Sweden’s Saab for the Indian Air Force’s $10-billion single-engine fighter deal.
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Most of the outreach efforts of the finance ministry to explain and create awareness about the GST have been with the bigger industry players.
Though businesses in the capital were negatively affected by demonetisation, a survey showed, many continue to see the move as positive.
Jaypee Infratech, Electrosteel Steels, Monnet Ispat, Alok Industries, ABG Shipyard and Jyoti Structures are also among the firms reportedly singled out.
Rs 10,000 initial crop loan assistance is provided to farmers under the Maharashtra scheme.
Existing bank account holders have been asked to furnish the Aadhaar number issued by UIDAI by December 31, 2017, failing which the account will cease to be operational.
Even though the provisions on information security and privacy in India’s 2011 IT rules are rudimentary, they are, more often than not, callously ignored.
In the sixty-ninth episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua talks about a growing culture of intolerance against political opposition and the status of the “Accessible India Campaign”.
While most farmers and farm land are from rainfed areas, the government focuses only on irrigated areas. How long will this unfair treatment continue?
In the sixty-eighth episode of Jan Gan Man Ki Baat, Vinod Dua discusses the recent Aadhaar-PAN judgment and the impact of demonetisation on farmers.
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The RBI said it has identified accounts which owe more than Rs 50 billion and in which at least 60% of the assets have been declared non-performing already.
While C. Rammanohar Reddy’s Demonetisation and Black Money tries to present a moderate view of demonetisation and its impact, what is missing is the way the impact is estimated and why official data may be lacking.
The government has offered Rs one crore as financial aid to the kin of those who died in the recent stir in Mandsaur.
Vinod Dua discusses the impact of demonetisation in light of SBI’s recent admission that it has led to a slowdown in Indian economy, and Amit Shah’s comment on Gandhi.
Activists allege that the government’s actions in the area, including not letting anyone in, are undemocratic and an attempt to hide what happened.
Patel was on his way to meet the families of the farmers killed in police firing on June 6, as well as other farmer leaders.
Make in India, Digital India, Startup India and the Smart Cities project were all aimed at creating jobs for the country’s youth, but the government has failed to deliver on that promise.
The cows were being taken for a national cattle breeding programme, the ‘Rashtriya Gokul Mission’, which aims to preserve indigenous cattle breeds.
After the previous offer of waiving off approximately Rs 300 billion was rejected by the farmers, the 11-day strike ended once all loans were waived.
It is about agriculture’s place in the life of our country, equity’s place in the life of our agriculture and farmers’ place in the world of equity.
Mumbai: Protesting farmers called off their agitation after the Maharashtra government on Sunday announced a loan waiver for farmers and decided to form a committee to decide the criteria of debt relief. “The government has, in principle, decided to waive farmers’ loans with certain stipulations. The loans of farmers with […]
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The clarification was issued after the apex court’s order was “studied” by a high-level team of authorities from various ministries.
Over 1,300 drought-prone villages of the state, as part of the Satyamev Jayate Water Cup 2017, are creating rainwater-harvesting structures to end their water woes.
The latest refusal to cut rates, and the MPC’s decision to decline meeting with finance ministry officials before its deliberations on monetary policy, will be hailed by those who are interested in good governance.
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The centre in Pathanamthitta not only enables farmers to sell directly to consumers, but also allows them to decide the selling price of their produce while the centre monitors the quality.
Despite having the best water infrastructure in the country, Sindh has high poverty and malnutrition levels due to the manipulation of water outlets for the benefit of the rich and powerful.
At least now we have a partial answer to why agrarian distress isn’t going anywhere – the minister in charge seems to care more about posture than pasture
Besides showing farmers’ frustration with the government’s agricultural policies, the agitations are also resistance against a development model that favours the urban.
“I am a farmer, Dhanaji Chandrakant Jadhav. I am committing suicide today. Please take my body to the village and do not cremate me till chief minister Devendra Fadnavis comes here.”
As the US offers support that may result in Gulf countries completely isolating Qatar, Saudi Arabia says they are capable of solving the problem themselves.
Two hundred and twenty Indian languages have died in the last 50 years. With minimal and ineffective government efforts, what can we do to save our languages?
According to a report in Recode, Uber executive Eric Alexander took the records back to the US, where CEO Travis Kalanick and other officials doubted the veracity of the incident.
Finance ministry officials were scheduled to meet with all six members of the monetary policy committee before its policy statement today, in a move that had raised worries over the MPC’s independence.
The MPC records the fact that during demonetisation there were “fire sales” of essential items that depressed prices. The unusually sharp fall in CPI inflation in April cannot be taken for granted.