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Showing posts with label Economy. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Economy. Show all posts

Monday, January 14, 2019

1984 riots: SC seeks CBI response on Sajjan Kumar’s conviction

Congress leader Sajjan Kumar has in Supreme Court appealed against his conviction in relation to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots
Source: LM

Supreme Court seeks govt reply on surveillance order

The government has allowed 10 central agencies, on grounds of internal security, to monitor and decrypt information stored on any computer
Source: LM

India’s WPI inflation in December eases to 8-month low of 3.8%

Wholesale food prices in December remained almost flat, up 0.07% year-on-year, compared with a 2% fall a month earlier, government data showed
Source: LM

2018 could be the warmest year on record for oceans: Study

India, with its massive coastline of nearly 7,517km is also among the most vulnerable countries to the impact of ocean-warming and rising sea levels
Source: LM

Citizenship bill an attack on the very idea of India: Yogendra Yadav

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is risking the unity of the country and is a conspiracy against the nation , says Swaraj India’s Yogendra Yadav
Source: LM

Opposition throws down a challenge in UP, BJP to respond with NaMo

BJP hopes work done by NDA at centre and state levels for weaker sections will set the tone for LS polls
Source: LM

India seeks better flight connectivity with Central Asia

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj calls on Central Asia Republics to participate in the Chabahar Port project jointly undertaken by India and Iran
Source: LM

Universal basic income in India: An idea whose time has come?

Unlike farm loan waivers, universal basic income does not impair credit culture and, unlike farmer-specific transfers, does not seek to tie down people to farming
Source: LM

Rafale issue: PM covering up ‘scam’, ‘fear’ making him ‘corrupt’, alleges Rahul Gandhi

On Thursday, Supreme Court Judge Sikri’s vote proved decisive in the removal of CBI director Alok Verma over corruption charges.
Source: LM

Trade war’s wounded: Companies improvise to dodge cost hikes

The higher costs resulting from Trump’s tariffs have yet to inflict much overall damage to a still-robust American economy
Source: LM

Can’t take open-and-shut stand on Sabarimala, let people of Kerala decide: Rahul Gandhi

Speaking at a press conference in Dubai on Saturday, Gandhi said the issue is “much more complicated” and he would leave it to the people of Kerala to decide on the matter.
Source: LM

OPEC+ oil cuts on ‘right track’ to balance the market, says Saudi Arabia’s energy minister

The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, led by Saudi Arabia, agreed to cut oil output this year to support prices.
Source: LM

Justice AK Sikri turns down govt offer to nominate him to Commonwealth Tribunal

The government is understood to have recommended Justice Sikri’s name for the Commonwealth Secretariat Arbitral Tribunal (CSAT) late last year
Source: LM

Congress to fight all 80 Lok Sabha seats in UP, open to deals with smaller parties

In what could lead to a major political realignment ahead of the general elections, arch rivals and former Uttar Pradesh chief ministers Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav had announced a pre-poll coalition
Source: LM

No light at the end of the tunnel for Meghalaya miners

Experts have been visiting the spot since December 20 for rescuing the miners after the news broke out at the national level, but the huge water level inside has foiled all their efforts
Source: LM

Digital platform helps Maharashtra save Rs 12k cr in farm loan waiver: Devendra Fadnavis

Fadnavis further said the state has collaborated with the World Economic Forum for Fourth Industrial Revolution and has started pilot project to introduce drones in agriculture
Source: LM

Migration doesn’t change rural societies: study

The study by Amita Bhide and others published in the Journal of Interdisciplinary Economics says the large-scale out-migration improves a village’s standard of living and it does not disrupt its social structure
Source: LM

Rahul Gandhi vows to reform GST, seek investment as poll nears

Launched in 2017, the GST was initially hailed as Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s biggest economic reform as it replaced more than a dozen central and state levies and unified Asia’s third largest economy
Source: LM

Arvind Kejriwal to not contest Lok Sabha elections from Varanasi

If we foray into national politics, then our issues will be education for all, free education to economically weaker sections of the society, ending unemployment and implementing the recommendations of the Swaminathan Commission, Sanjay Singh said
Source: LM

Govt re-promulgates ordinance to amend companies law

Since the Bill to make amendments to the Companies Act, 2013, is pending in the Rajya Sabha, the ordinance has been re-promulgated
Source: LM