Editor’s Picks NewsBloomberg | April 29, 2017 2:20 PM
If you binged on sugar last year, you’re probably feeling sick. Raw sugar futures have fallen for 12 straight weeks, the longest run since data on the contract begins in 1961.
The wag has a point. The 2017 Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections, we are being persistently reminded, were won by the BJP handsomely because of a single factor: a Modi wave. Fair enough. But the BJP won the two previous Delhi municipal elections also. Who generated the waves then?
How Narendra Modi is trying to regain invincibility: Here’s BJP Karnataka election 2018 game plan, concernsBloomberg | March 23, 2018 11:48 AM
Karnataka election 2018: Following a tough fight in his home state of Gujarat, defeats in three key by-elections last week and the desertion of an ally from his ruling coalition, Modi’s standing in the electorate appears weakened.
FE Online | March 23, 2018 11:45 AM
Rajya Sabha election 2018 results LIVE updates: Will the BJP manage to snatch a ninth seat or will the new partners but former rivals SP and BSP prevail?
Reuters | March 23, 2018 10:56 AM
Plentiful monsoon rains could therefore lift farm and wider economic growth, potentially tempting Modi to bring forward general elections due May 2019.
Bloomberg | March 23, 2018 10:56 AM
India’s fledging insolvency process has come under increased scrutiny after the central bank last year ordered 12 of the largest debtors to go through bankruptcy tribunals.
Big salute to martyrs! Narendra Modi government to fully fund education of their children; know detailsPTI | March 22, 2018 5:18 PM
Narendra Modi government has removed the cap of Rs 10,000 per month imposed by it in July last year on educational assistance given to children of martyrs or those disabled in action
Bloomberg | March 22, 2018 3:57 PM
In interviews Wednesday, Zuckerberg said he was “open” to testifying before Congress, if he’s the right person to provide the information lawmakers need. But he stopped short of committing to appear.
‘Amazing’ execution of Narendra Modi government’s insolvency and bankruptcy code trumps rest of Asia for this traderBloomberg | March 22, 2018 11:19 AM
Cleaning up India’s stressed loans has been a big priority of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in order to attract investments to the country.
Delhi Budget 2018 Highlights: Good news! City to get 1000 electric buses; second largest fleet after ChinaFE Online | March 22, 2018 3:04 PM
Delhi Budget 2018 Highlights: Aam Aadmi Party government presented the Delhi Budget 2018-19 today. The Budget focussed on education, health, transport and environment
The Financial Express | March 22, 2018 4:22 AM
Its economic resolution rips into the BJP but offers no concrete indication of what it plans to do to fix things
FE Online | March 21, 2018 4:25 PM
The Facebook data scandal has now hit Indian politics with the BJP asking about the role of Cambridge Analytica behind Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s social media profile.
FE Online | March 21, 2018 1:46 PM
Arvind Kejriwal is on an apology spree in a bid to correct past statements that have mounted a number of defamation cases against him.
FE Online | March 21, 2018 1:20 PM
JioFi JMR815 Wireless Data Card is a hotspot device at a price of Rs. 999 and has been launched to ensure high-speed internet powered by the Jio 4G Network.
Full list of institutions granted autonomy by University Grants Commission; here’s what JNU, BHU, AMU have gotFE Online | March 21, 2018 12:49 PM
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has granted autonomy to 60 higher educational institutions that have maintained “high academic standards”.
Bloomberg | March 21, 2018 6:14 PM
Narendra Modi lacks the upper-house majority necessary for big structural reforms, but his BJP has proven its popularity, winning numerous state-level elections since he came to power in 2014.
FE Online | March 20, 2018 3:35 PM
In June 2014, Indian officials in Iraq had lost contact with 40 construction workers, most of them were from Punjab. They were working at a government construction project in Mosul, Iraq.
Narendra Modi’s grand schemes are ‘failing’ on the ground? Parliamentary panel blames funding woes, poor planningBloomberg | March 20, 2018 12:11 PM
The parliamentary report warns that Narendra Modi’s “well-meaning” projects “will remain a distant dream” if they receive only “meager” funds.
FE Online | March 19, 2018 6:35 PM
Telangana chief minister K Chandrashekhar Rao and his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee have sounded their poll bugle for 2019 General Elections.
Lingayat separate religion demand gets Siddaramaiah govt’s nod: Is this for Karnataka polls? 10 pointsFE Online | March 19, 2018 6:46 PM
Ahead of Karnataka election 2018, Siddaramaiah-led Congress government of the state has accepted a proposal to grant a separate religion status to the Lingayat community
FE Online | March 19, 2018 4:44 PM
Lalu Yadav Fodder Scam verdict updates: The judgment in the fourth fodder scam case against former Bihar chief minister and RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav has been announced.
FE Online | March 19, 2018 12:52 PM
New trouble for BJP has come from Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party (SBSP), which has just four MLAs but are crucial for getting the 9th BJP nominee for Rajya Sabha polls elected to the Upper House.
FE Online | March 16, 2018 2:55 PM
Centre assures to keep Ram Sethu intact: The Centre told Supreme Court today that it won’t “touch Ram Sethu in the interest of the nation”. BJP leader Subramanian Swamy had moved to the top court in 2005 challenging the Sethusamudram Ship Channel project on the basis of religious belief.
Strong ‘Amma’ imprint in Tamil Nadu’s first budget after Jayalalithaa’s death: Top announcements by Palaniswami governmentFE Online | March 16, 2018 1:43 PM
Tamil Nadu Budget 2018-19: The AIADMK government led by E Palaniswami presented the first budget of the state after the death of former Chief Minister J Jayalalitha yesterday. State Deputy Chief Minister, who also holds the Finance portfolio, O Pannerselvam entered the House carrying a suitcase with Jayalalitha’s image on it.
FE Online | March 16, 2018 12:11 PM
Hyderabad: Less than a month after a girl pursuing MBA from Anantapur committed suicide during a video call, another similar incident has surfaced from Hyderabad. In a shocking incident, a 20-year-old ITI student took the extreme step while talking to his female friend over a WhatsApp video call.
Arvind Kejriwal apologises to Bikram Singh Majithia: Will Delhi CM now say ‘sorry’ to Arun Jaitley, Nitin Gadkari and Amit Sibal next?FE Online | March 16, 2018 11:19 AM
Arvind Kejriwal apologizes to Bikram Singh Majithia: In a span of six years, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has earned several defamation cases against him. Ater apologising to former Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia, Aam Aadmi Party supremo Arvind Kejriwal is considering to tender apology in other cases as well.
FE Online | March 16, 2018 9:13 AM
Gudi Padwa 2018: The festival of Gudi Padwa marks the beginning of the New Year, according to the Hindu calendar. The festival falls in the Hindu month of Chaitra which corresponds with the month of March in the Gregorian calendar.
FE Online | March 15, 2018 7:24 PM
India-Pakistan Diplomatic Crisis: The bilateral relations between India and Pakistan stooped to a new low after the two sides traded charges of harassing diplomats against each other. In the latest development on the issue, Islamabad, today, called back its High Commissioner to India
Pune, Kolkata among India’s best-governed cities: You won’t believe where Bengaluru is ranked; check full listFE Online | March 15, 2018 6:40 PM
Pune has emerged as the best-governed city of India in the fifth round of Annual Survey of India’s City-Systems (ASICS) 2017 carried out by Janaagraha Centre for Citizenship and Democracy.
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