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No respite from high petrol, diesel prices; FM Sitharaman blames Rs 1.3 lakh cr UPA oil bonds for high taxes

Even as petrol and diesel prices in India have not been revised by OMCs for the last one month, more than half the country has petrol at over Rs 100-a-litre mark.

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Why govt is not cutting petrol, diesel prices; Rs 1.3 lakh cr oil bond repayments due for cheap fuel in past

While Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government faces growing clamour to rein in rising petrol and diesel prices by cutting taxes, the reason for it not yielding to the demand can be traced back to the early 2000’s

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Idea Exchange | Joining a party isn’t like joining a bank… Have more respect for guy in BJP for 40 yrs, than a Congressman who joins BJP: Jairam Ramesh

"The Congress is a giant elephant. It is sure-footed. It is massive. It moves slowly. But once it moves, it moves firmly…. (But) It’s not enough to be an elephant. Sometimes we have to have the agility of a fox as well…

Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana: ‘UPA govt left coffers empty, making it difficult for us’

"The UPA government had left us with empty coffers because of which it was not possible for the present government to do anything for the poor," Shah said.

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Manohar Parrikar warns Congress in Lok Sabha: What we could not do in Bofors, may be we can do it in AgustaWestland

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday made a statement in the Lok Sabha on the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam controversy.

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Manohar Parrikar in Rajya Sabha: 8 points he made to tear into Congress defence on AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam

Manohar Parrikar quoted an 'Akbar-Birbal' story while replying to the debate in Rajya Sabha on the AgustaWestland chopper controversy.

Manohar Parrikar

AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam: All means to be pursued to bring corrupt to justice, says Defence Ministry

Defence Ministry also said that CBI and Enforcement Directorate are vigorously pursuing all aspects of the investigation, including the arrest and extradition of three alleged middlemen of the AgustaWestland deal.

Manohar Parrikar

VIP chopper deal: Amit Shah attacks Sonia Gandhi

BJP chief Amit Shah today launched a sharp attack on Congress chief Sonia Gandhi over the VVIP chopper scam and asked her to name those who received the "kickbacks".

AgustaWestland deal: Sonia Gandhi rejects allegations; says she is not afraid

AgustaWestland deal: Sonia Gandhi asked the government what it has been doing in power for the last two years on the issue and demanded that the ongoing inquiry be completed impartially.

Sonia Gandhi

Supported Narendra Modi due to UPA’s ‘unjust act’: Subhash Chandra

Zee Group promoter Subhash Chandra has said he supported Narendra Modi's prime ministerial bid in response to the UPA government's "unjust act" of lodging a criminal case against him and his company for allegedly seeking brib

CBDT probes ex-UPA Minister Preneet Kaur’s HSBC account ‘link’ to trusts, properties in London, Dubai

Notices sent to her, husband Amarinder, son Raninder; trail leads to Jacaranda Trust, firms in British Virgin Islands.

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Narendra Modi targets Congress led UPA govt over coal scam

Narendra Modi on Saturday said coal blocks, whose earlier allocation had raised questions even against the then PM, had now fetched over Rs 2 lakh crore from auction...

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Bitter Harvest

A World Bank paper shows how the UPA’s farm-loan waiver scheme did more harm than good

Verdict Corner: Towards a corruption-free India?

The amendments to the Prevention of Corruption Act, if accepted, may have far-reaching implications on understanding corruption in public life and efforts to counter it

Ex-PM Manmohan Singh can’t shy away from responsibility in coal scam: Govt

Days after Manmohan Singh was questioned by CBI, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar today said the former prime minister...

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Playing the ‘what-if’ game

If and when oil prices rise, the government will have to intervene. What should be the nature of the intervention?

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