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Economist, Soros: Has Hindu nationalism increased global criticism of India or bad economy?

The Economist criticised the Modi govt in its latest cover story titled ‘Intolerant India’ while billionaire George Soros said Modi was creating a 'Hindu nationalist state' at Davos.

Mumbai to stay open 24×7: More cities should follow or fix creaking infrastructure first?

Maharashtra Tourism Minister Aaditya Thackeray said the cabinet proposal allowing shops, malls and eateries in Mumbai to stay open 24x7 will boost the city’s nightlife.

Amit Shah CAA brinkmanship: Stoking more trouble or are there ways to assuage protesters?

Home Minister Amit Shah has said the Citizenship Amendment Act will not be withdrawn irrespective of people’s protests.

Has IMF’s Gita Gopinath made India a convenient scapegoat by blaming it for global slowdown?

The IMF has pegged India’s economic growth forecast to 4.8 per cent for 2019-2020, much less than its October 2019 projection of 6.1 per cent.
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Can JP Nadda reverse BJP’s recent slide or does the party still need Amit Shah?

Jagat Prakash Nadda is all set to take over the reins of BJP from Amit Shah.

BJP vs AAP memes: Have Delhi elections been reduced to a battle of IT cells?

The campaigning for Delhi assembly election seems to have become a meme fest between the IT cells of the BJP and AAP.

Has CDS Gen Bipin Rawat overstepped his brief by speaking on ‘de-radicalisation camps’?

Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat said that India has de-radicalisation camps for the young. He also said that 10-12 years old from Kashmir were being radicalised.

Do Modi-Shah risk losing another state by undermining B.S. Yediyurappa in Karnataka?

Since July, Karnataka CM B.S. Yediyurappa has not been able to meet PM Modi & Home Minister Amit Shah to discuss cabinet expansion, indicating a rocky relationship between them.

Indian protests & probe against Amazon: Right message to investors in a slowing economy?

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is visiting India for the Smbhav summit, a gathering for small and medium businesses.

Inflation at 7.3% and growth at 5% — is Indian economy facing stagflation?

Former PM Manmohan Singh had warned in November 2019 that the Indian economy was entering a stage of stagflation, with high inflation and stagnant demand.

On Camera

PM Modi with BJP president Amit Shah at the party headquarters, New Delhi

Modi-Shah regime not same as UPA-II. Slide in popularity rating isn’t its tipping point

The Mood of the Nation survey shows Indians aren’t as convinced by BJP’s majoritarian policies and are worried about economy. But it's not beginning of end.

Homoeopathy for coronavirus: Is AYUSH commitment to alt meds healthy or promoting quackery?

AYUSH ministry issued a health advisory Wednesday for the prevention of coronavirus infections through homoeopathy and ayurveda.

Defence

Army chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane

Army will pull forces out of internal security duties in Northeast: Gen MM Naravane

Working on a plan for the next 18-24 months on how to draw down regular forces from security duties in Northeast, Army Chief General M.M. Naravane says.

The world has a message for Modi: Brand India is severely damaged

India’s image — and by extension Modi’s — has been damaged by a combination of identity politics and economic decline. But the world isn’t writing us off, not yet.