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Lettes: Mushy foundation

This refers to the editorial "The last-mile problem" (April 9). The failure of many of the United Progressive Alliance-II's initiatives is more attributable to the lack of solid foundation rather than a last-mile problem. Many of these initiatives ... Business Standard, 2 days ago
The last-mile problem Smart Investor, 1 week ago
Moment of scrutiny Jagran Post, 1 month ago

125 images for united progressive alliance ii, 1 week ago, 2 months ago
New Indian Express, 2 days ago, 2 days ago
Irish Independent, 1 week ago, 1 week ago
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Business Standard India

'I do not want my image to be projected'

The creation of the National Advisory Council (NAC) in June 2004, soon after United Progressive Alliance (UPA)-I came to power, was the first sign that Congress president Sonia Gandhi's 'renunciation' of power may have been plain politics, according ...
 Smart Investor3 days ago Aadhaar: UPA-II's pet project faces rough weather  Business Standard India1 week ago Subir Roy: The poor never had it so good  Smart Investor3 weeks ago The poor never had it so good  Business Standard India3 weeks ago
The Week

Plan of action

If numbers are anything to go by, the last three years of the United Progressive Alliance government have been disastrous for the economy. From the highs of 9.5 per cent growth in 2006-07, India's gross domestic product plummeted to 4.5 per cent in ...
 The Week5 hours ago A disappointing show  Calcutta Telegraph1 week ago PMK, AIADMK vie on a turning wicket  The Hindu1 week ago Congress promises versus UPA delivery  TimesNow.tv2 weeks ago

Narendra Modi will lead a govt with a vision: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan talks to Shashikant Trivedi on why he feels the United Progressive Alliance has betrayed the nation. Chouhan says the central government has been biased against BJP-ruled states, and that India now ...
 Smart Investor3 days ago
The Hindu

Shankar Sharma & Devina Mehra: The strange case for India's macroeconomic exceptionalism

All of the above have castigated the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government for having ruined the economy, causing a massive growth slowdown and, in general, deserving to be thrown out in favour of Narendra Modi. We can debate whether Modi has ...
 Smart Investor1 week ago Under an economist PM, UPA destroyed economy: BJP  The Hindu2 weeks ago The strange case for India's macroeconomic exceptionalism  Business Standard India1 week ago

What guarantee? France won't get one for Rafale deal

With the United Progressive Alliance-II's tenure coming to an end, France had wanted India to sign a pact to provide government guarantee for completion of negotiation for 126 fighter aircraft with Dassault company but Defence Minister A K Antony has refused to do so. France, whose company Dassault has been shortlisted for supplying the multi-role medium combat Rafale aircraft, had proposed the signing of the agreement apparently to ensure that negotiations for the multi-billion dollar deal do ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago Foreign policy piled on the wreckage for India  Japan Times1 month ago GoMs to expedite policies before polls  Economic Times1 month ago

Direct taxes and GST: The unfulfilled promises

We need a system that helps entrepreneurs and allows smooth administration, notes Satya Poddar The United Progressive Alliance-II government started its mandate in May 2009 with a very ambitious agenda for tax reforms, which included the twin-ticket reforms -- the goods and services tax and the direct taxes code. Dogged by scams and policy paralysis, it squandered this opportunity and failed to implement either of them. The government now ends its mandate with reaffirmation in the ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

I didn't want to please everyone, says Chidambaram

In his last post-Budget press conference as finance minister in United Progressive Alliance-II, P Chidambaram said his intention was not to please anyone before the general elections but to communicate plainly to the people of India that the country was navigating through a difficult phase. He said he had achieved a fair measure of success in stablising India’s economy and aimed to make it the third-biggest after the US and China. Edited excerpts: How satisfied are you with the quality of ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Infra focus area, CCI paved way for Rs 6.6-lakh cr projects: FM

Infrastructure remained a thrust area for the United Progressive Alliance government and its efforts paved the way for rolling out of projects worth Rs 6,60,000 crore (Rs 6,600 billion), Finance Minister P Chidambaram said on Monday. "At a time when it appeared that a number of projects would fail because of the logjam, Government took the bold step to set up the Cabinet Committee on Investment. . .Thanks to the swift decision. . .by the end of January 2014, the way was cleared for completing ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Inclusion of Jats in OBC list comes under SC scanner

The controversial decision of the United Progressive Alliance-II government ahead of general elections to include Jats in Other Backward Classes category came under judicial scrutiny with the Supreme Court on Tuesday seeking explanation from the Centre for allegedly ignoring the advice of a statutory body to keep the community away from reservation benefits.   The apex court said "the matter is serious" and it would like to "peruse the files containing the materials to know whether ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
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