Tag: Narendra Modi

Narendra Modi: PM Modi announces financial assistance for cyclone-hit West Bengal, Odisha: Key points | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced an advance interim assistance of Rs 1,000 crore for cyclone-hit West Bengal and Rs 500 crore...

View: India has been forced a reset by Covid-19, especially its political economy of reform

By Ajay Chhibber India’s goal of becoming a $5 trillion economy has been set back by at least five, if not 10 years. With its...

India, China enhance military presence in Ladakh as tension mounts

NEW DELHI: Indian and Chinese armies rushed in additional troops in areas around Pangong Tso lake and Galwan Valley in Ladakh, signalling hardening of their...

Assam farmers made Rs 357 crore during lockdown: Sarbananda Sonowal

GUWAHATI: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal that state’s farmers and agri entrepreneurs did business worth Rs 357 crore during the lockdown period by supplying agricultural...

View: Out of the Covid-19 disaster comes privatisation, and other reforms

After Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement of a Rs 20 trillion revival package, and finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s elucidation of the measures in five instalments,...

Why India needs to go vocal for local stores

By Arvind Mediratta With lockdown being eased in various levels in various states comes multiple complexities and issues, particularly on the operations and supply chain...

Assam to come up with a matching scheme to supplement ‘Atmanirbhar’ package

GUWAHATI: Assam has decided to come up with matching share or scheme to supplement the Atmanirbhar package of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The scheme announced...

india lockdown: India seen spending more on economy after extending lockdown

Equity strategists and economists expect India’s government will have to spend more to revive the economy as steps so far aren’t sufficient with investors’ focus...

Fresh lockdown guidelines issued as per views of states, UTs: MHA

NEW DELHI: The Union Home Ministry on Sunday night said the fresh guidelines for the fourth phase of the nationwide lockdown were issued after taking...

View: In an increasingly selfish world, self-reliance is the only route for India

By: Swapan Dasgupta The Great War of 1914-18 that led to more than 20 million deaths, changed international politics unrecognisably and triggered another, more horrible...

covid-19: View: We don’t have to defeat Covid, we need to make peace with it

By: Sandip Roy Prime Minister Narendra Modi finally told the nation something that would have been good to hear a month or more back. He...

Local conditions likely to guide next phase of lockdown: Shivraj Chouhan

NEW DELHI: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday said that local circumstances are likely to dictate the next phase of lockdown as...

Jimeet Modi: Odds are favouring the bears on Dalal Street. Reasons are many

During the week gone by, the domestic equity market traded in a narrow range, but with wide overnight gaps, making people wary of keeping open...

View: The interests of workers, businesses are deeply aligned, especially in these times of crisis

By Azim Premji In the face of the Covid-19 pandemic, some kind of a lockdown was necessary. But the agony and pointless deaths faced by...

View: The problem with Modi’s Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan

By Ashok V Desai The PM is a master sloganeer. The first one in public memory, ‘Zero Defect, Zero Effect’, wasn’t very clear. That Indian...

Delhi Government: Shops in malls, complexes should be allowed to open on odd-even basis: Delhi govt suggests Centre

NEW DELHI: The Delhi government on Thursday submitted a proposal to the Centre on lockdown relaxations post May 17 and suggested opening of markets, shopping...

Congress trying its best to save Nirav Modi: BJP

The BJP on Thursday accused the Congress of trying “its best to save” fugitive businessman Nirav Modi who faces extradition proceedings in a UK court....

Global brands confident of Indian consumers’ loyalty despite PM Modi’s local pitch

KOLKATA | NEW DELHI | MUMBAI: Global smartphone, FMCG, electronics and apparel companies are confident that their customers in India will stay loyal to them...

View : How a right mix of localism with globalism can further India’s economic cause

Will Prime Minister Narendra Modi use this crisis to not just provide relief but initiate radical economic reform? He displayed his oratorical skills in speaking...

Lot will depend on how India exits from lockdown: Former chief economic advisor Kaushik Basu

Kolkata: India took the right call by announcing a prompt lockdown in March in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, but a lot will depend...

View: Sitharaman’s first tranche of Rs 20 lakh crore Covid package aimed at giving jobs

By Arvind Panagariya Even from the limited details that Prime Minister Narendra Modi spelt out in his speech on Tuesday evening on the Rs 20...

Assam CM asks Numaligarh Refinery to play proactive role in promoting agro-based economy

GUWAHATI: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal urged the management of Assam based Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL) to play a proactive role in promoting agro based...

View: May we remain awed rather than shocked when PM’s stimulus package unfolds

Shock and awe. Inspiration and the invitation to imagine and dream. Aspirations for a world-shaping India. Understatement and subliminal messaging. All the rhetorical devices of...

Congress dubs PM’s eco package announcement headline grabbing, BJP says it will make India self-reliant

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Tuesday dubbed the stimulus package of Rs 20 lakh crore announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as one that only...

Latest stimulus package among largest in the world

The mega Rs 20 lakh crore stimulus package announced on Tuesday by Prime Minister Narendra Modi includes previously announced measures to save the lockdown-battered economy,...