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India world’s fastest growing economy due to Narendra Modi government’s visionary efforts: BJP

NEW DELHI: Indian economy is not only propelling the growth of the country but has also become an engine of growth for the global economy due to “concerted and visionary efforts” of the government, the BJP said on Tuesday. Addressing a press conference, BJP national spokesperson Gopal Krishna Agarwal claimed India’s gross domestic product (GDP) […]

Congress claims India’s debt under Narendra Modi government risen to Rs 155 lakh crore, demands white paper on economy

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Saturday alleged that India’s debt has nearly ”tripled” to Rs 155 lakh crore in the nine years under Prime Minister Narendra Modi and demanded a white paper on the state of the economy. Congress spokesperson Supriya Shrinate alleged the Modi government’s ”economic mismanagement” is responsible for the present state of […]

Congress accuses Narendra Modi government of ‘favouritism’ in small arms deal with Adani Group

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Thursday accused the Narendra Modi government of indulging in “blatant favouristism” and giving the Adani group “undue advantage” in major small arms contracts for the armed forces. Posing a set of three questions to Prime Minister Narendra Modi as part of the party’s “Hum Adani ke Hain Kaun” series, Congress […]

Narendra Modi government to provide Delhi Rs 700 crore for construction, beautification of roads

NEW DELHI: The Narendra Modi government (Centre) has decided to provide Delhi with Rs 700 cr out of a fund for construction, repair, maintenance and beautification of roads in the national capital, officials said on Wednesday. The decision was taken during a meeting between Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari and Delhi […]

Adani wins NTPC’s coal supply tender as Narendra Modi government acts to avoid energy crisis

Rajesh Kumar Singh  NEW DELHI: Adani Enterprises Ltd. has won a contract to supply overseas coal to India’s top electricity generator as the nation aims to avoid a repeat of last year’s energy crisis, according to people familiar with the matter. Adani, India’s largest trader of imported thermal coal, will deliver 1 million tons to […]

Narendra Modi government extends FY21 GST annual return filing deadline till February 28

NEW DELHI: The Narendra Modi government has extended by two months till February 28 the deadline for businesses to file GST annual returns for 2020-21 fiscal ended March 2021. “The due date for furnishing annual return in FORM GSTR-9 & self-certified reconciliation statement in FORM GSTR-9C for the financial year 2020-21 has been extended from […]

Most PSUs on government’s privatisation list created by private sector: Sanjeev Sanyal

NEW DELHI: Defending privatisation policy, Principal Economic Adviser Sanjeev Sanyal on Saturday said most of the public sector undertakings (PSUs) that the government intends to sell were actually created by the private sector. Stressing that this government is unapologetic about privatisation, he said “you (Opposition) made the point that this (PSUs) has been built through […]

Narendra Modi government open to more measures to boost economy

NEW DELHI: The Narendra Modi government is open to coming out with more measures to boost the economy which has been hit by the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, says Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) K V Subramanian. He, however, added that the demand for a fresh stimulus package has to be considered against the […]

Google claims new IT rules not applicable to its search engine, Delhi High Court seeks Centre’s stand

NEW DELHI: US-based Google LLC has contended that India’s new IT rules for digital media are not applicable to its search engine, and urged the Delhi High Court on Wednesday to set aside its single judge order which applied them on the company while dealing with an issue related to removal of offending content from […]

Narendra Modi government will provide assistance to companies willing to manufacture Covid-19 vaccines

NEW DELHI: Amid a political war of words between the Narendra Modi government (Centre) and the Delhi government over the availability of sufficient vaccines to inoculate all adults in the national capital, the central government on Thursday said it will provide all possible assistance to all companies willing to manufacture the vaccine to ramp up […]

Narendra Modi government, Adar Poonawalla refute reports about no Covid-19 vaccine orders

NEW DELHI: Debunking news reports that India has not placed fresh orders for Covid vaccines with the Serum Institute of India (SII) and Bharat BioTech since March, the Union government on Monday said such reports are completely incorrect and are not based on facts. The media reports suggested that the last order placed with the […]

Supreme Court asks Narendra Modi government to explain rationale of different price slabs for Covid-19 shots

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday took note of different prices of COVID-19 vaccines for Centre (Narendra Modi government), states and the private hospitals and asked the central government to explain to it the rationale and basis behind such a pricing policy. The top court, hearing a suo motu case related to ‘distribution of […]

Narendra Modi government will continue to provide COVID-19 vaccine free to states

NEW DELHI: The Narendra Modi government’s (Government of India’s) procurement price of both the COVID-19 vaccines remains Rs 150 per dose and the Centre will continue to provide totally free to states, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Replying to Congress leader Jairam Ramesh, Ministry of Health said in a tweet “#Unite2FightCorona It […]

Modi government proposes to suspend farm laws for 1.5 years, set up panel for solution;next meeting on January 22

NEW DELHI: Yielding some ground to end the nearly two-month-long protest by thousands of farmers on the national capital borders, the Narendra Modi government on Wednesday (January 20) proposed to suspend the three contentious farm laws for 1-1.5 years and set up a joint committee to find an amicable solution in the interest of the […]

Record construction of 534 km of national highways in one week

NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) has created a record by constructing 534 km of National Highways (NHs) in the last week commencing 8 January. The Ministry has constructed 8,169 km of National Highways (NHs) from April 2020 to 15 January 2021 in the current financial year 2020-21, i.e. with a […]

Rahul Gandhi seeks public support for campaign in favour of farmers

NEW DELHI: Asking people to join the farmers’ “satyagraha” against the Modi government, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday spoke out in support of the ongoing protests and against rising fuel prices in the country. The Congress is observing the day as Kisan Adhikar Divas and will take out protest marches in all state capitals. […]

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