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Manmohan Singh, the gentle reformer, whose autobiography is mo...

Singh helped free India of the licence raj. During his 10-year stewardship, the economy withstood two global crises, one in 2008 and another in 2011, without assistance from IMF. Illustration by Nilanjan Das During Manmohan Singh's 10-year stewardship, the ... India Today, 2 months ago

Arms licence case: ATS 'detains', releases ‘Adarsh’ Modi after grill

Founder of the Adarsh Credit Cooperative Society, Mukesh Modi, was interrogated by Rajasthan Anti-Terrorist Squad on Saturday for "illegitimately" acquiring arms license from state of Jammu and Kashmir. Modi had allegedly acquired an arms licence through an ...
 DNA1 month ago

MG Road, Brigade Road to get more CCTV cams, LED screens

Criticised for inaction over the purported mass molestation of women on New Years Eve last year, the civic authorities are taking extra precautions this time. Mayor R Sampath Raj has ordered BBMP and police officials to instal CCTV cameras on MG Road and ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago

State of economy: Glass half-empty or half-full?

While naysayers say the economy is on a downward spiral, optimists point out that India has experienced a shift of gears in the realm of policies, thanks to several initiatives of the Narendra Modi government, says Ashok K Lahiri. Depending on what you read and who you listen to, you may conclude that the Indian economy is in a crisis, or is turning around. Of course, Marxists, for well over a century, have seen a “crisis” coming in every capitalist system. But, ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Minister says no compromise on use of Kannada in name boards

The order on mandatory use of Kannada in nameboards of shops and commercial complexes will be implemented strictly, said Bengaluru Development and Town Planning Minister K J George on Wednesday. He was speaking at the Rajyotsava celebrations organised by the ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

MNS & Congress workers clash in Dadar over hawkers' issue

Workers of the Congress and the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) clashed at Dadar here this morning over the issue of hawkers' eviction, police said.The clash broke out after the MNS workers disrupted the Feriwala Samman Morcha (Hawkers' Felicitation March) ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Note ban, bang! GST, bang! Crippled our economy: Rahul

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has 'killed' the country's economy by firing 'double tap' shots of note ban and goods and services tax into it, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said and asserted that only someone with 'a very big chest but a very small heart' could do this. GST was 'flawed' and had unleashed a 'tsunami of tax terrorism', he said, promising that the Congress would strive to reform it "when it came to power".   "Our position is ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Uber rival Lyft met London transport officials - documents show

FRANKFURT/LONDON : Lyft, Uber’s closest U.S. rival in the taxi-hailing business, met repeatedly with officials from London's transport regulator over the past year, a sign it may be targeting the city for international expansion. Transport for London (TfL), ...
 Sify2 months ago

149 Indian prisoners in Sharjah to be released

Thiruvananthapuram:A total of 149 Indians serving prison terms for minor and financial offences in Sharjah will be released following the amnesty declared here by the Emirates visiting ruler Sultan Bin Mohammed Al- Quasimi. The announcement came in response ...
 Mathrubhumi2 months ago
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