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Pushing economic reforms, Narendra Modi govt goes for the ordinance route

Pushing economic reforms, Narendra Modi govt goes for the ordinance route

Government decides to move ahead with reforms on further opening up insurance sector and auctioning of coal mines as 'the country can no longer wait'.

India eases foreign ownership rules for medical device makers
India eases foreign ownership rules for medical device makers

India has made it easier for foreigners to fully own existing medical device makers in the country, in a bid to boost investment in the $7 billion sector.

Profile: Statesman politician Atal Bihari Vajpayee gets Bharat Ratna

One of India's most charismatic leaders, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who was awarded the Bharat Ratna today, is lauded as a...

Insurance, coal reforms take ordinance route

Showing firm resolve to pursue its reform agenda despite heavy political odds, the Narendra Modi government...

'Mobile phone exports from India may drop to nil in 2015'

While government is pushing to make India hub for electronics manufacturing with 'Make in India' programme...

Modi govt slashes health budget, already one of world's lowest

Narendra Modi-led government has ordered a cut of nearly 20 per cent in its 2014-15 healthcare budget due to fiscal strains.

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