After Maharashtra Impasse, NDA Allies Seek Better Coordination At Meeting

NDA allies, including newly appointed LJP president Chirag Paswan, desired to have a convener New Delhi:  The shadow of an imminent divorce between the BJP and the Shiv Sena loomed large over an NDA meeting on Sunday ahead of the Parliament session, with allies pitching for a mechanism to improve coordination and Prime Minister Narendra … Read moreAfter Maharashtra Impasse, NDA Allies Seek Better Coordination At Meeting

“Look Forward To Parliament Session”: PM Modi After All-Party Meeting

Leaders of various parties in the Lok Sabha are attending the meeting. New Delhi:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday took part in all-party meeting convened by Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla ahead of the winter session of Parliament beginning on Monday. Leaders of various parties in the Lok Sabha are attending the meeting. While … Read more“Look Forward To Parliament Session”: PM Modi After All-Party Meeting

View: Staying out of RCEP gives India a chance to reflect on its competitiveness

By Vikram Kirloskar Earlier this month, India pulled out of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), and rightly so. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to stay out of the regional free trade agreement (FTA) is based on views expressed by a wide spectrum of stakeholders. Industry bodies, farmers and civil society organisations believe that unless … Read moreView: Staying out of RCEP gives India a chance to reflect on its competitiveness

Govt will be forced to slash spending this year too: Crisil’s DK Joshi

MUMBAI: With little headroom for fiscal expansion given the falling tax collections, the government will have to cut its expenditure, says an economist. The fiscal deficit target of 3.4 per cent of GDP is likely to slip, DK Joshi, the chief economist at the rating agency crisil said here on Friday. “Fiscal policy doesn’t have … Read moreGovt will be forced to slash spending this year too: Crisil’s DK Joshi

Why India needs to rethink its decision to opt out of RCEP

By Devashish Mitra After negotiating for about seven years, India decided to opt out of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) earlier this month. One argument used to justify the pull-out is that free trade agreements (FTAs) don’t amount to free trade. Unlike unilateral trade liberalisation that results only in trade creation, an FTA leads … Read moreWhy India needs to rethink its decision to opt out of RCEP

Did Amit Shah Tell PM Modi About 50:50 Deal, Wonders Shiv Sena

Amit Shah said the Sena’s demands, including rotational chief minister, were “unacceptable” to the BJP. Mumbai:  Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut suggested on Thursday that Amit Shah had not informed Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the “50:50” deal between the allies and that had the BJP chief done so “in time”, Maharashtra would have been … Read moreDid Amit Shah Tell PM Modi About 50:50 Deal, Wonders Shiv Sena

PM Modi In Brazil For BRICS Summit, Will Meet Vladimir Putin, Xi Jinping, Jair Bolsonaro

BRICS Summit: PM Modi will meet heads of state of BRICS nations at the summit for bilateral talks Brasilia:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the Brazilian capital today to take part in the BRICS summit which will focus on building mechanisms for counter-terrorism cooperation and strengthen India’s ties with the world’s five major economies. … Read morePM Modi In Brazil For BRICS Summit, Will Meet Vladimir Putin, Xi Jinping, Jair Bolsonaro

IBC proceeds formula may be reworked

NEW DELHI: The government is considering a formula for distributing the proceeds of insolvency resolution among financial and operational creditors in a fixed proportion, said people with knowledge of the matter. The goal is to protect the interests of operational creditors and reduce delays due to litigation, ensuring that the objective of the Insolvency and … Read moreIBC proceeds formula may be reworked

View: By saying no to RCEP, PM Modi has kept India first

By Amit Shah November 4, 2019, shall go down as an historic milestone for India’s bold decision to stay away from the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP). The decision also cements India’s growing stature as a country that is rock solid in its resolve to not only protect its own interests, but also to boldly … Read moreView: By saying no to RCEP, PM Modi has kept India first

Alstom-Railways JV struggles to meet locomotive target

NEW DELHI: Alstom SA’s joint venture with the Indian Railways, which has to supply 35 electric locomotives to the national transporter in the current financial year, is struggling to meet deadlines and could be at risk of cancellation, said officials with knowledge of the matter. Alstom hasn’t been able to supply any engines yet, with … Read moreAlstom-Railways JV struggles to meet locomotive target

Congress May Do The Impossible, Back Shiv Sena In Maharashtra: Sources

The Congress leadership is undecided over support to the ideologically-opposed Shiv Sena. New Delhi:  The Congress may be coming around to the idea of backing the Shiv Sena in forming government in Maharashtra despite their huge ideological mismatch, sources said today as the party held a meeting of its decision-making group, the Working Committee (CWC), … Read moreCongress May Do The Impossible, Back Shiv Sena In Maharashtra: Sources

“True Torchbearer Of Democracy”: Leaders Pay Tributes To TN Seshan

TN Seshan was the 10th Chief Election Commissioner of India. New Delhi:  Former chief election commissioner T N Seshan, who ruthlessly enforced the model code of conduct and led the game-changing electoral reforms in the 1990s, died on Sunday following a cardiac arrest. He was 86. Mr Seshan was not keeping good health for the past … Read more“True Torchbearer Of Democracy”: Leaders Pay Tributes To TN Seshan

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