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Modi’s development agenda wins over politics of appeasement, says Amit Shah

BJP chief Amit Shah on Monday said the party’s victory in the Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh assembly polls is the win of Prime Minister Narendra …

India

How should India regulate the ticking time bomb called bitcoin?

Regulators in developing countries around the world have repeatedly expressed concern against the trade of cryptocurrencies like bitcoin. The gold rush, however, remains unabated, attracting many retail investors, and most Indian cryptocurrency exchanges are struggling to meet the …

Bitcoin

Arun Jaitley says BJP's win in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh Assembly polls reaffirms people's faith in Modi-govt's policies

<b>New Delhi:</b> Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said the BJP's victory in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh reaffirms people's trust in the development …

India

‘Media Bol’ Episode 28: How The Media Covered The Assembly Election Results

Urmilesh discusses the media coverage of assembly election results with professor Apoorvanand and Ashok Tandon, former media advisor to Atal Bihari …

Govt moves 2nd batch of supplementary demands for grants

(Eds: Upgrading)New Delhi, Dec 18 (PTI) The government today sought Parliament's approval for additional expenditure of Rs 66,113 crore, which …

India

North civic body to launch kiosk offering meals at ₹10

The North Delhi Municipal Corporation will launch a food kiosk at Shalimar Bagh to distribute meals to the poor for just ₹10. The pilot project will …

India

RPT-UPDATE 1-India government ignored warnings over GST roll out-sources

(Repeats item first carried on Friday)<p>MUMBAI, Dec 15 (Reuters) - The Indian government ignored several warnings from private companies that the …

India

Lok Sabha adjourned till noon amid uproar

Speaker Sumitra Mahajan adjourned the House till noon, about ten minutes after the House had met for the day. Photo: Priyanka Prashar/Mint<p><b>New Delhi:</b> …

India

Apple Could Be Hurt By India's Import Tax Rate Hike

In a bid to build up the domestic industry, the Indian government increased the import tax Dec. 14 on dozens of electronic products like mobile …

Business

FRDI Bill unlikely to be tabled during budget session as joint committee looking into it seeks extension

<b>New Delhi:</b> The Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill may not be introduced in Parliament even during the Budget Session, as the joint …

Lok Sabha

EC Notice to Rahul Gandhi Over TV Interviews Withdrawn

<b>New Delhi:</b> The election commission (EC) last night withdrew notice to Congress leader Rahul Gandhi over his TV interviews during Gujarat polls and …

India

Govt asks EC for its officer’s report on Gujarat Rajya Sabha poll, panel deflects query

Although the ministry’s request seems innocuous on the face of it, former Chief Election Commissioners (CECs) who spoke to The Indian Express deemed …

India

Government should dilute stake in PSBs to 33% in next 3 years: CII

The industry body said that the off-loading may be in the form of preference shares as it will ensure that majority voting right stays with the …

India

Not all banks to get capital support in first tranche

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in October had announced an unprecedented Rs2.11 lakh crore two-year road map to strengthen Public Sector Banks, …

Business (India)

Mamata wants FinMin to withdraw FRDI Bill

West Bengal Chief Minister, Mamata Banerjee has written to Union Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley, demanding withdrawal of the Financial Resolution and …

Mamata Banerjee

Leaders At NDA Meet Seek All India Judicial Service

Some leaders of the BJP-led NDA have pitched for an all India judicial service on the lines of the civil services and sought a discussion on the …

India

Arun Jaitley calls for radical reforms in judiciary and education systems, says revamps due

<b>Pune:</b> Union finance minister Arun Jaitley Sunday called for radical reforms in the judicial and education systems of the country, saying they were …

India

Arun Jaitley calls for reforms in education

Pune: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said it is imperative to reform India’s education sector. Even at a growth rate of 7-7.5%, India …

India

Assocham says political realities impact economic decisions, reforms like labour laws must be 'muted'

<b>New Delhi:</b> While the new GST regime has not gone down well with traders and with major states going to the polls in 2018, India Inc needs to factor …

India

Centre focused on improving purchasing power of farming households

The Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Saturday that Centre was committed to improving the purchasing power of farming community, given that …

Arun Jaitley

1971 war, liberation of Bangladesh, and a General called Jacob

<b>On Vijay Diwas, my tribute to our “young” friend Lt.Gen. JFR “Jake” Jacob who negotiated the surrender with Pakistan’s A.A. Khan Niazi.</b><p>It is one of …

India

The political era of Sonia Gandhi

As the curtains came down on the 19-year long presidency of Sonia Gandhi as Congress president, she will continue as chairman of the Congress …

India

GST: E-way bill to help monitor interstate movement of goods

Starting February 1, 2018, all interstate movement of goods will be tracked with the introduction of the e-way bill system under the Goods and …

India

CM Kejriwal, Chadha delaying defamation trial: Arun Jaitley

<b>New Delhi:</b> Union finance minister Arun Jaitley on Friday alleged before a city court that chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and AAP leader Raghav Chadha …

India

WTO: The rich boys club | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

In 2003, India’s delegation to the World Trade Organization’s Ministerial summit was led by Arun Jaitley, then Commerce Minister. Other members of …

Economics

GST Council clears e-way bill mechanism for movement of goods

New Delhi, Dec 16 (PTI) The all-powerful GST Council has approved mandatory compliance of e-way bill for intra-state movement of goods from June 1, …

India

Inter-State e-way bill to be made compulsory from Feb. 1

A five-member Group of Ministers (GoM) headed by Bihar’s Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Saturday announced that the electronic-way bill …

India

How And When to Pitch Your Idea Without a Signed NDA

People who want to avoid all risks won't be happy starting a business. Here is what you need to know to balance the risk-reward scale.<p>As an advisor to entrepreneurs, I often have to deal with people who are convinced that they must get me to sign a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) before they begin …

Entrepreneurship

Anger at New Tax on Modi's Home Turf Shows Why Monday Is Key

Six months after Prime Minister Narendra Modi introduced a nationwide consumption tax to make India less corrupt, evasion is creeping in.<p>And it’s …

India

35 Times Privacy Was A Lie In 2017

The hacks, data breaches, uncanny smart devices, panoptical social media, and government surveillance that happened in a single year. Yay!!<p>This happens in a lot of little ways: feeling more comfortable letting a smart device into our home, giving more access to information about ourselves to social …

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