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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, 1 week 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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GST to test Modi government's legislative skills

Legal experts have a mixed reaction to the government’s track record in managing its legislative business. On the face of it, the Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance government’s track record on its legislative performance over the past two years appears to shine, compared to the first two years of the previous two regimes of the United Progressive Alliance under Manmohan Singh. But, the real test of UPA’s legislative skills will come over the next 12 months as and ...
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We did not abuse RBI governors: Chidambaram

“We did not abuse RBI governors. We did not let loose people to abuse them and we never forced them to say that they will not seek a second term," says former finance minister Chidambaram. IMAGE: Former finance Minister Chidambaram with RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan. Photograph: Reuters      Taking a jibe at the way the Narendra Modi government handled the vicious criticism of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan by a member of the ruling Bharatiya Janata ...
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Monthly rise in kerosene price to turn around oil sector's fortunes

Inclusive of the July hike of 25 paise, a monthly increase of similar amount would result in a saving of Rs 2.25 a litre for the current financial year alone. The government’s move to allow oil companies to increase kerosene price marginally every month to reduce the revenue loss on the cooking fuel by Rs 2.25 a litre, is only to test the waters. Initially, it would be done in nine instalments, inclusive of the hike earlier this month. If successful and continued into the next financial ...
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9 teams are digging up dirt on Zakir Naik

Following the Centre's tough stand on Islamic preacher Zakir Naik's controversial comments on terrorism, nine teams from the National Intelligence Agency, the Intelligence Bureau and other agencies are scanning the former's activities, while special teams are scanning every footage of his speeches. According to Home Ministry sources, four teams have been constituted to scan the video footages and CDs of Naik's speeches and three teams are scanning social sites, while two teams are monitoring ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Prime Minister Narendra Modi poster boy for broken promises: Congress

"PM Modi has become the poster boy for broken promises. His entire government and politics is built on a foundation of deceit and falsities," the party said in a scathing criticism of the Prime Minister in a commentary.      When ...
 Jagran Post3 weeks ago
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