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Uproar in Lok Sabha over Kashmir unrest; government attacked
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Uproar in Lok Sabha over Kashmir unrest; government attacked

  The Modi government and People’s Democratic Party-Bharatiya Janata Party dispensation of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday came under attack in the Lok Sabha over the unrest in the Valley, with opposition alleging their failure to address the situation and pressing for a political solution. As the House took up a discussion on the ongoing trouble in Kashmir, various parties demanded sending an all-party delegation to the Valley even as Anurag Thakur, speaking on behalf of the ruling ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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After blaming UPA for GoMs, Modi brings them back in informal avatar

In its manifesto for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had criticised the Congress-led UPA regime for “policy and decision paralysis”. One of the first decisions of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government was scrapping the unwieldy groups of ministers (GoMs) and empowered GoMs that had been accused of worsening “policy paralysis” of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA). But now, they are back - albeit informally. In its manifesto for ...
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Finmin gets 2 ministers of state after 4-year break

Asked about the Congress’s opposition to the GST Bill, Santosh Kumar Gangwar said no party opposes GST outside Parliament. IMAGE: Santosh Kumar Gangwar is now minister of state for finance. Photograph kind courtesy: Press Information Bureau     The two new ministers of state in the finance ministry expressed hope that the goods and services tax (GST) Bill would be passed in the upcoming monsoon session of Parliament. Santosh Kumar Gangwar and Arjun Ram Meghwal were ...
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Cabinet rejig: Akbar, Meghwal, Goel likely to get ministerial berths

Poll-bound UP to get a lion’s share with at least three new faces to be inducted from the state. A total of 19 new ministers, some from dalit community, are set to be inducted in the expansion of the Union council of ministers on Tuesday, an exercise being done ahead of Assembly polls in UP and a few other states next year. According to sources tonight, the expansion-cum- reshuffle being carried out by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is also expected to see elevation of at least one ...
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Govt cancels Rs 200-crore green fine on Adani

Adani Ports & SEZ was ordered to pay for damage to environment during the UPA govt The Union environment ministry has withdrawn its demand for a Rs 200 crore restoration fund from Adani Ports & SEZ for damage to the environment imposed during the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government, the biggest penalty for green violations. The ministry also extended the environmental clearance issued in 2009 to the company’s waterfront development project at Mundra in Gujarat. Several ...
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Congress critical of Rafale deal, wants contract to be made public

Raising several questions over the Rs 59,000-crore Rafale fighter jet deal, Congress on Saturday said the absence of any provision of technology transfer would cost India “very heavily”. Former Defence Minister A K Antony also demanded making public the inter-governmental agreement with France. He wondered how India would bridge the gap with respect to China and Pakistan by acquiring just 36 aircraft when the original plan was for 126. Addressing a press conference along with ...
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Rafale deal cleared, to be signed on Friday

The integration of the Rafale jets will allow the IAF to hit targets inside both Pakistan and across the northern and eastern borders while still staying within India’s territory. The government has cleared the much anticipated deal with France for 36 Rafale fighter jets which will cost 7.878 billion euros (Rs 59,630 crore) and will be signed on Friday in the presence of French Defence Minister Jean Yves Le Drian. Defence sources said that deal for the aircraft, the first fighter jet ...
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Indian Railways goes down new track to power growth

It is willing to let go of its budgetary independence and restructure its companies in order to make itself more viable commercially and less important politically, says Jyoti Mukul. If the government decides to merge the Railway Budget with the General Budget, create a holding company for Railway’s public sector units and carry on with off-budget revisions in freight and passenger fares, the policy paradigm within which the Indian Railways functions will completely change in less than ...
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Reality Check: There's been no let up in fidayeen attacks in Jammu and Kashmir since Kargil

Even as the terror attack on a military base in Jammu and Kashmir has given political ammunition to the Opposition to target the government, a pattern since the 1999 Kargil war shows that there hasn’t been any let up in suicide or fidayeen attacks in ...
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DRDO seeks info on 'graft' in 2008 Embraer deal

The deal was signed between Embraer and the DRDO for three aircraft equipped with indigenous radars for airborne early warning and control systems.   The $208-million (Rs 1,390 crore) jet deal with Brazilian aircraft maker Embraer during the United Progressive Alliance regime has kicked up dust with United States authorities going into alleged payment of kickbacks while India has sought information from the company within 15 days. After the Defence Research and Development Organisation ...
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