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Modi’s love for industrialists

Industrialists are not be hated. They are not persona non-grata. They are also the citizens of the country and hence Prime Minister Narendra Modi needs to take care ...
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Fin, Health Ministries to discuss Modicare scheme this month

New Delhi: The ministries of Finance and Health will hold first meeting this month on National Health Protection Scheme to discuss the modalities of its implementation, including whether ...
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Whether Budget is a non-event for GST?

Trade and industry has lot many expectations with regard to GST from the first budget after introduction of Goods & Service Tax Act (GST). There is no proposal ...
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#Budget2018 – Swadeshi Jagran Manch welcomes the Union Budget 2018-19

Swadeshi Jagran Manch welcomes the Union Budget 2018-19, for its focus on the rural economy, employment and welfare of poor. Swadeshi Jagran Manch has been demanding for long ...
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Budget for all: Focus on agriculture, rural economy, inclusive health,infrastructure and MSMEs encouraging: PHD Chamber

While welcoming the Union Budget 2018-19, Anil Khaitan, President, PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry said that the government has provided a budget for all. The focus on ...
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#Budget2018 – IAMAI welcomes technology thrust on Budget

The Union budget recognizes the positive role of digital technologies for development of social sectors like health, agriculture and education, and hence IAMAI would like to term it ...
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#Budget2018 – USISPF Applauds India’s Annual Budget 2018-19

The US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) lauded the Government of India’s 2018-2019 Annual Budget for ensuring the reform process does not stall, and for its commitment to transparent ...
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BUDGET 2018 – Total Disappointment for Power Sector

Power is essential to fuel the economic growth of India. An uninterrupted and reliable power supply is a must for keeping up the pace of development in India. ...
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#BUDGET2018 – With eye on 2019 polls, Budget for NewIndia

In his last full budget before general elections in 2019, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley raised long-term capital gains (LTCG) tax to 10 per cent from zero at present, ...
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Political democracy cannot survive without social and economic democracy -President Kovind

Budget session 2018 began with President Ram Nath Kovind’s address to a joint sitting of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha. In an hour long speech, President Kovind listed ...
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Will ONGC’s HPCL acquisition lead to long-awaited integrated supply chain?

ONGC will buy 51.1 per cent of the government’s equity in HPCL for Rs 36,915 crore ($581 billion) to stem the fiscal deficit and boost disinvestment — a ...
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CISF takes over security of Uttarakhand’s ISRO unit

New Delhi, Jan 6: The CISF has taken over the security of Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), Dehradun, an arm of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), ...
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Nutritious food should be promoted in PPP mode: Assocham

New Delhi, Dec 31: With India and its agriculture and food processing sectors facing grave nutritional challenges, industry chamber Assocham on Sunday suggested the government should adopt a ...
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Decision on use of RUTF: It is not sustainable, does not have evidence and full of conflicts of interest

Recently A letter by Ashwani Mahajan, the co-convenor of Swadeshi Jagran Manch have sent to our Honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi Ji, to draw their Attention on the ...
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Demonetisation failed litmus test as most banned notes returned (Book Extract)

(‘Note-Bandi: Demonetisation and India’s Elusive Chase for Black Money’ is an upcoming book from Oxford University Press dedicated to the “memory of Indian citizens who lost their lives ...
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Road boost to Indian economy

Once again Prime Minister Narendra Modi has proved that roads are very important for his government and the economy as well. The roads have played a key role ...
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Challenge of retaining farmers on the farm

The World Food Day (WFD) was celebrated on October 16 to commemorate the founding of Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) in 1945. This is the most celebrated day ...
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Paradigm shift in governance

The nation has witnessed a paradigm shift in governance in the three years of NDA government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Policy statements laced with highly reformative ...
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Reinventing values and philosophy of Swami Vivekananda a la Narendra Modi

It will not be an exaggeration at all to say that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is reventing the values and philosphy of Swami Viveknanda in his own fashion. ...
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Need to strengthen system, not individuals!

Indian way of governance has many great features and serious lacunae as well. Its great features keep Indian system afloat against all odds, while the increasing dependence on ...
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BRICS cooperation to be wider, brighter: Researchers

Beijing, Aug 28, BRICS will enhance partnerships and include more friendly nations in BRICS Plus, Chinese researchers said at a State Council Information Office briefing here on Monday.Zhang ...
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GST will have positive impact on states’ finances: Ind-Ra

New Delhi, Aug 28, The implementation of the Goods and Services tax (GST) will have a positive impact on state governments’ finances in the medium to long term, ...
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Jan Dhan Yojana and the 1 Billion-1 Billion-1 Billion “JAM” Revolution it is Unleashing

Three years ago today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a flagship program: Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) aimed at providing financial services to the poor. These included ...
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Brand licensing industry sees opportunity for growth in India

Mumbai, Aug 27, The brand licensing industry, now in its “nascent stage” in India, is set to grow manifold in the foreseeable future with rising brand consciousness among ...
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If PM entrusted Suresh Prabhu to treat ailing Railways, he must be retained

SURESH PRABHU IS EXECUTING SOME OF THE TOUGHEST REFORMS IN THE HISTORY OF INDIAN RAILWAYS AND HIS EXIT WILL ONLY DERAIL THE ENTIRE PROCESS. It is not easy ...
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Interaction for inclusive development

Bureaucrats are an important cog in achieving the goal of inclusive development, the area of thrust for NDA government at the Centre. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is leaving ...
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India’s tourism potential yet to be fully exploited

India is dotted with tourist spots, which are evenly spread. There is hardly any corner in India which does not offer something unique to tourists—whether domestic or foreign. ...
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Will Modi opt for early general election?

The synchronisation of the next general election with the assembly polls of 2018 to set a pattern may not be the only reason why the Narendra Modi government ...
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Time for concrete measures as PM sets high goals

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s address to the nation from the ramparts of Red Fort on the eve of Independence Day on Tuesday was a reflection on India of ...
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Whither West Bengal—VII : Lack of vision led to chaos

West Bengal’s boon and bane was none other than Jyoti Basu, whose chief ministerial tenure saw the great state drifting into socio-econoic and political chaos slowly and steadily. ...
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Whither West Bengal—Part IV : Industrial legacies destroyed

East India Company was headquartered in Calcutta and hence the Britishers chose to run their Indian show from Calcutta till they shifted their capital to New Delhi in ...
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Whither West Bengal–Part III : Industry caught in morass of dormancy

West Bengal, India’s sixth largest economy, had a gross state domestic product (GSDP) of US $ 132.86 billion in 2014-15, growing at compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of ...
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UNTOLD STORY: Arvind Panagariya’s ‘forced’ exit from NITI Aayog

The growing chasm between Niti Aayog, the dream project of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and the Central government’s agenda of inclusive governance arising out of persistent lack of ...
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SJM urges PM to save farmers from Monsanto’s onslaught

New Delhi: Swadeshi Jagran Manch (SJM) has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make necessary interventions to save farmers from the onslaught of Monsanto. In a letter to ...
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Office projects new favourites of developers

For many years, most Indian developers’ portfolios were dominated by residential projects, and many dedicated only a miniscule percentage to the office asset class. Major reasons for developers ...
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Punjab’s Rs 5 lakh crore investment ‘dream’

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh aspires to bring Rs 5 lakh crore investment to the state in next five years, which means that Rs 1 lakh crore ...
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Dealing with Rs 8 lakh crore ‘scandalous’ NPAs

The non-performing assets (NPAs) of banks have assumed a ‘scandalous’ proportion. It is painful see the banks’ inability in recovering money from the defaulters. Even if the banks ...
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Five things no one will tell you about GST

Goods and Services Tax (GST) is being put to multifarious ways to scrutiny in which many good things about the landmark tax regime are being either ignored or ...
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Modi punchers OBOR call, fast tracks BBIM & keeps China out

Given the importance India’s small but strategically crucial neighbour, New Delhi’s move to set focus on upgradation of road infrastructure in Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal (BBIN) comes as ...
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Confronting the challenge of mounting waste

Mini-mountains of accumulated untreated urban waste are common sights in most big and medium cities and towns in the country. Waste dumps greet visitors to any city, reflecting ...
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Modi’s housing for all by 2022 to boost sector growth in 2017

By Ashwinder Raj Singh Affordable housing schemes for the middle and lower income groups are finally on a serious growth curve in 2017, with huge demand in both ...
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Agriculture in Punjab: Caught in throes of multiple woes

Agrarian crisis in Punjab has adopted a political hue like any other state of the country, but the pitiability of small and marginal farmers, who are said to ...
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EPF stats stump naysayers, add record 1.01 crore in six months

The Employees Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) enrolled 1.01 crore workers through its Employees’ Enrollment Campaign, which ended on June 30. Under it, employers got the opportunity to file ...
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Farmers’ suicides need to be dealt with ‘overnight’

The issue of suicides by farmers from across the country needs to be addressed as soon as possible. A large number of farmers commit suicide every year. There are multiple ...
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Modi’s Israel masterstroke

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Israel visit, the first of an Indian premier in the past 70 years, comes as a pleasant development, pregnant with possibilities to accelerate cooperation in the ...
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Top CEOs throw their weight behind GST

It was amazing to see the kind of promptness with which top Indian CEOs responded to the GST rollout. Walmart India CEO Krish Iyer send out a terse congratulatory message: ...
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Modi, the economic unifier of India

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) becoming a reality has conclusively leapfrogged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the league of great Indian leaders. His contribution to the country’s economic unification ...
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History in the making as NAMO & BIBI share hug

He has to be someone from RSS – to be the first Prime Minister of India to visit Israel. Who can be better than Narendra Modi. He is ...
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Indian Railways Still Waiting For Surgical Treatment

In the 21st Century, the India Railways has certainly added some fast running trains, but not fast-paced basic reforms, which may encourage people to opt for trains for ...
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Employment generation and sustainable growth – The Irony

An essential characteristic of equitable growth is its ability to generate productive and remunerative employment. This is, of course, a concern that is as old as the study ...
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‘India might become an educationally failed nation’

An Indian linguist and anthropologist who is globally revered for his work on dying languages, Ganesh Devy has researched and documented 780 living Indian languages. He says that ...
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Modi adds wings to Indo-Russian relations

We must be on cloud nine in view of increasing vibrancy between India and Russia over bilateral relations, which have suddenly been lifted so remarkably by Prime Minister ...
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People’s Rising Aspirations From Modi Regime

It has so far been a mixed bag of hits and misses of the NDA government under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He has neither disappointed ...
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Towards ensuring quality education

The Department of School Education and Literacy is taking several steps to make school education job-oriented and qualitative. The Department is implementing a component of vocationalisation of secondary ...
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Sericulture boost to rural economy

Silk, the ‘Queen of Textiles,’ has been regarded as the most elegant natural textile fiber since centuries, for its unparalleled grandeur, sheen and draping qualities par excellence. Sericulture ...
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SITP on its knees even after 12 years of launch

Higher involvement and better coordination among Centre and state governments, strategic location, logistics support, availability of skilled manpower and basic infrastructure are the prerequisite for Textile Parks. “Many ...
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Unshackling barriers for ‘steely’ growth

Indian steel industry is trying to stay pink against all odds. The Central government under Prime Minister Narendra Modi is keen to adopt the ‘Melt and Manufacture’ model ...
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GST, A Game Changer, But Full of Challenges

Prime Minister Narendra Mod’s three years in office is dotted with a phalanx of good moves, a chunk of which like MUDRA and Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) ...
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Boost to India’s defence: Modi to open bridge to North East

To mark the BJP-led NDA government’s three years in office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate 9.15-km-long Dhola-Sadiya bridge over the Brahmaputra river on May 26 from the ...
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Achieving Energy Security A La Ujjwala Way

India is marching ahead to achieve the goal of energy security. The current BJP government at the Centre has unveiled a raft of path breaking initiatives, including ‘Ujjwala ...
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Major Boost To India’s Food Security

Hunger remains a key challenge for India’s policy makers. In order to take its rightful place in the comity of nations, India needs to free itself from hunger, ...
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The flip side of above normal monsoon rainfall forecast

India’s four-month-long Southwest Monsoon started over the Andaman and Nicobar Islands two days before its normal date, but its onset in Kerala will be delayed due to Cyclone ...
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Housing for All By 2022

Housing is a major problem in India. A large number of people in the country do not have their own houses. There are several reasons, which have aggravated ...
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India’s Textiles Sector Set To Get Pink

Dr Subhash Sharma                                                   ...
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Modi set to become India’s third most successful PM: Guha

Narendra Modi is all set to become the third “most successful” Prime Minister of India after Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi, celebrated historian Ramachandra Guha has said, asserting that the 66-year-old ...
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Care sees GDP clipping at 7.5-8% in FY18 if monsoon is normal

Rating agency Care has said itexpects GDP growth to accelerate to 8 per cent next financial year and flagged monsoon as the only area of concern that may scupper this. ...
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