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BJP: Union Minister visits serving soldier’s house to offer condolences, embarrassed

Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment A Narayanaswamy visited the residence of a living soldier, instead of the one who had died,...

Had to fall at bureaucrats’ feet 50 years ago, but red-tape, licence raj came down under Modi govt: Cyrus Poonawalla

Recalling how the industry used to face “hardships” in securing permissions and “harassment from bureaucrats” 50 years ago, chairman of the city-based vaccine maker Serum...

Fashionable to oppose whatever Modi government does; no intolerance in country: E Sreedharan

It has become a fashion to oppose whatever the Modi government is doing, BJP-bound technocrat E Sreedharan said on Friday as he strongly supported the...

View: How Modi government can bring an end to the farmers’ protest

Since Independence, India, liberal and populous, has never been able to rid the China comparison. Its neighbour, less free and more populous, was always ahead...

Sonia Gandhi slams government over fuel price hike & farmer stir, says country standing at crossroads

NEW DELHI: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday attacked the Modi government over the ongoing farmer agitation and the hike in fuel prices, and said...

Farmers Protests: 99% farmers are with Modi government: BJP leader

Jaipur: Amid a protest by farmers against the Centre‘s three new farm laws, BJP general secretary Arun Singh on Monday claimed that more than 99...

View: The Modi government will find a Biden presidency to be less volatile

By Tanvi Madan If present trends continue, Joe Biden will be president of the United States on January 20. While the situation remains in flux,...

India has no plans to launch dialogue on trade deal with Taiwan

NEW DELHI: Indian currently has no plans to launch talks with Taiwan for a trade deal contrary to speculations that Delhi may launch trade dialogue...

BJP loses its two oldest allies within a year

NEW DELHI: With the Shiromani Akali Dal snapping its ties with the BJP, the saffron party has lost its by far two most dependable and...

Noteban, ‘faulty’ implementation of GST, lockdown ‘destroyed’ India’s economic structure: Rahul

NEW DELHI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday alleged that the Modi government‘s decision of demonetisation and its “faulty” implementation of GST and the lockdown...

RBI payout may slump in disappointment for markets, fund says

MUMBAI : Bond traders pinning their hopes on a larger-than-budgeted central bank payout to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government may be in for a disappointment,...

Shed Covid-19 negativity, says Gadkari; slams Congress | India News

NEW DELHI: In a claim that will give reason for hope to many Indians, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said on Sunday that the coronavirus crisis...

Government must balance fiscal prudence with people’s immediate necessities

By Americai V Narayanan & Kavya Narayanan Measures to mitigate the Covid-19-instigated lockdown and subsequent economic shutdown announced by finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman earlier this...

Rahul Gandhi trying to ‘weaken’ country’s resolve against coronavirus: BJP | India News

NEW DELHI: Accusing Rahul Gandhi of trying to “weaken” the country’s resolve to fight Covid-19, the BJP on Wednesday said that the Congress leader has...

Lockdown 4.0 new guidelines: Lockdown 4.0 guidelines: Centre extends nationwide lockdown till May 31 with considerable relaxations

The centre today extended the ongoing nationwide lockdown till May 31. The fourth phase of the lockdown will commence from Monday. The government has allowed...

View: Policymakers need to be prepared to fight three sets of challenges post lockdown

By Sonal Varma & Aurodeep Nandi India, like most other Covid-ravaged countries, faces a dilemma between lives and livelihoods. The 21-day Lockdown 1.0 till mid-April...