Maldives on same page with India on Indian Ocean stability: FM Abdullah
When asked about achievements of the Solih government over the past 1...
Modi, Shah misled people on CAA, NRC; govt's inability to provide security exposed: Sonia Gandhi
Asserting that there was "unprecedented turm...
This $453 billion fund manager cuts India bet on CAA and Kashmir
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Meet Vijaya Gadde, an Indian-born Twitter head who decides on blocking tweets, users
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Sanjay Raut seeks stand of Shivaji's descendants on book comparing him with Modi
"Chhatrapati Shivaji's descendants should clarify if they like Modi being compared to him. Chhatrapati Shivaji's descendants should quit BJP over the book," Raut said targeting BJP's Rajya Sabha member Sambhaji Raje, who is a descendant of the warrior king.
PM Modi acknowledges friends of India at Raisina Dialogue inauguration
Seven former Heads of State/Government shared their views during the inaugural session on important challenges facing the world related to globalisation, 2030 agenda, role of technology in modern world, climate change and counter-terrorism.
3 reasons why BJP is defiant on 'non-negotiable' CAA
The Centre uploaded the gazette notification for the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act, ensuring the Act comes into play with immediate effect. This has been seen as a defiant move by the government. PM Modi launched the counter campaign where he stated, #IndiaSupportsCAA as CAA is about giving citizenship to persecuted refugees & not denying it.
Working with India on pact against unilateral US Sanctions: Sergey Lavrov, Russia’s foreign minister
Against the background of the increasingly aggressive use of financial sanctions by the US administration, Russian policy is aimed at gradual de-dollarisation of the economy. Together with our main partners, including India, we are working on developing economic and legal mechanisms to reduce the negative impact of restrictions, asserted Russia’s foreign minister.
Govt declares state mourning on Monday in view of demise of Oman Sultan
The government has declared one-day state mourning on Monday in view of the demise of the Sultan of Oman.
PM Modi keen to move beyond gradual moves in Union Budget
PM Modi seems keen to present a budget that goes beyond incrementalism and gradualism.
PM renames KoPT after Syama Prasad Mookerjee, says Centre making efforts to develop Bengal
Taking a dig at Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, he said the state government was not keen on implementing central schemes as it does not benefit "syndicates". Modi, after renaming the Kolkata Port Trust after Syama Prasad Mookerjee on the occasion of its sesquicentenary celebrations, said country's coasts were gateways to development.
Action against corrupt should not be seen as govt crackdown on corporates: PM Narendra Modi
Speaking at centenary celebrations of Kirloskar Brothers, PM Narendra Modi said the attempt was to allow the industry to create wealth fearlessly in a transparent environment where there are no obstacles. The attempt has been to bring transparency, efficiency and accountability in tax system, and reduce human interface with the tax department, PM added.
PM Narendra Modi to chair meeting of experts at Niti Aayog on Jan 9
The meeting will also be attended by Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar, CEO Amitabh Kant and other senior officials of the think tank. The meeting assumes important as the government is in the process of formulating Budget proposals for 2020-21. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present her second Union Budget on February 1 with an eye to reviving growth.
India, Uzbekistan explore PTA to push bilateral trade and business with Central Asia
Jaishankar and Kamilov evaluated the initiative of the India-Central Asia Dialogue at the level of Foreign Ministers with the participation of Afghanistan which was held in Samarkand, Uzbekistan in January 2019. The next Dialogue will be held in India in 2020. Kamilov stated that he looks forward to participating in it.
Can quantitative easing work in India with 7% inflation?
Last month’s jump in inflation to 7.35%, way above the RBI’s 2% to 6% target range, was driven by food.
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