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Raghuram Rajan ‘perfect’; Govt, RBI think on similar lines: PM Narendra Modi

Amid a widespread perception about differences between RBI and the government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

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Give autonomy to Indian Railways, govt should only frame policy: Panel

Railways should be given autonomy with the government having the role of only framing policy, according to recommendations...

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Online train ticket bookings touch 13.45 lakh on April 1

A record 13.45 lakh rail tickets were booked online on the first day yesterday when the new rule of the railways...

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As power outages hit Delhi, Aam Aadmi Party govt warns Delhi discoms of ‘consequences’ 

The Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government today warned discoms of "serious consequences"...

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Indirect tax collection exceeds target by Rs 4,000 cr in FY15

The collection of indirect taxes has surpassed the revised estimates by Rs 4,000 crore to reach Rs 5.46 lakh crore for the fiscal ended March 2015...

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Raghuram Rajan cautions banks against excessive lending to infrastructure projects, invokes national security

Cautioning banks against excessive lending to the infrastructure sector, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan today...

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PM Narendra Modi wants RBI to prepare 20-yr road map for financial inclusion

PM Narendra Modi asked RBI to prepare a 20-year road map for financial inclusion and nudged banks to be considerate in giving loans to the poor...

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Govt has grand IT plans for India, but Narendra Modi’s Varanasi suffers from power cuts, congestion, even monkeys

As India launches an $18 billion plan to spread the information revolution to its provinces, the problems it faces are a holdover from the past - electricity shortages, badly planned, jam-packed citie

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India ranks 119 on global business resilience index

India has been ranked a low 119 out of 130 countries on an index that measures business resilience of nations despite its 'scope and global potential'

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NGT orders Arvind Kejriwal-led govt to clean up garbage from Delhi streets

National Green Tribunal has directed Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government and employees of the body to ensure that no waste is thrown on city roads.

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Corruption Act: Some laws need easing, others tightening, says FM Arun Jaitley

A fresh look was required at the Section 13 of the Prevention of Corruption Act dealing...

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Foreign Trade Policy pushes for $900 bn exports in FY20

The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government’s maiden foreign trade policy (2015-20)...

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CAG slams ‘Gujarat model’, cites deficiencies in schemes

The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) report for the year ended March 31, 2014...

CAG slams ‘Gujarat model’, cites deficiencies in schemes

DERC says Delhi govt free to question tariff revisions in an appropriate forum

The Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) has in a stern missive to the state government said ...

DERC says Delhi govt free to question tariff revisions in an appropriate forum

SC stays order summoning Manmohan Singh, Kumar Mangalam Birla in coal scam case

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla...

SC stays order summoning Manmohan Singh, Kumar Mangalam Birla in coal scam case

Govt aims to save Rs 7,000 cr of urea subsidy in 4 years

Bets on gas pooling for fuel at uniform prices, less than import prices.

Govt aims to save Rs 7,000 cr of urea subsidy in 4 years

India & Jordan to strengthen trade ties

Minister of state for commerce and industry Nirmala Sitharaman and her Jordanian counterpart Maha Ali...

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Uttar Pradesh gets first public sector power project in 2 decades

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday inaugurated the first unit of the 500x2 MW Anpara D thermal ...

Uttar Pradesh gets first public sector power project in 2 decades

CAG slams Gujarat govt for social, education, agri, fiscal and industrial ‘deficiencies’

The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has slammed the Gujarat government on a wide range...

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CNG, piped cooking gas rates cut in Delhi by 60 paise

A day after natural gas prices were cut by 8 per cent, CNG and piped cooking gas rates in the national capital region...

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Jammu and Kashmir floods: Kashmir again receives rainfall but flood worries recede

After two days of dry weather, Jammu and Kashmir today received rainfall again but the flood worries decreased as water level in river Jhelum continued to recede.

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Narendra Modi govt unveils its first trade policy, targets doubling of exports at $900 bn

Aiming to nearly double India's exports of goods and services to US dollar 900 billion by 2020, the government announced several incentives...

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Narendra Modi dedicates Rs 12,000-cr Rourkela Steel Plant project to nation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the world was looking at India with optimism and invited entrepreneurs from across the world to invest in the country.

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Indian railways to run weekly super fast train Pune to Kamakhaya from April 6

The Railways have decided to run 26 weekly super fast trains between Pune and Kamakhaya from April 6 to July 2 to clear the extra rush of passengers.

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Coal scam case: Supreme Court’s big relief for Manmohan Singh

A learning experience for the decision-makers in government...

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Coal scam case: Relief to Manmohan Singh, others as SC stays trial court order

Supreme Court also stays trial court proceedings in the coal scam case.

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Petrol prices cut by 49p/ltr, diesel by Rs 1.21, but LPG cylinder rates hiked by Rs 11

Petrol prices cut by 49 paise per litre, diesel by Rs 1.21 a litre.

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