Tuesday, 28 June, 2022
TopicAatma nirbhar bharat

Topic: aatma nirbhar bharat

All regional languages should be promoted & encouraged, Amit Shah says on Hindi Diwas

Addressing the Hindi Diwas Samaroh 2021, the home minister also said Hindi is the 'friend' of all Indian regional languages and hesitation over the language is 'passe'.

Govt plans to scrap 2 defence deals under foreign procurement, could go ‘atma nirbhar’ way

The projects for procuring carbines and self-propelled air defence system had been in the works for long, but were stuck due to price & technical requirements, among others.

It’s Atma Nirbhar Bihar now as BJP launches poll campaign themed on Bihari pride

BJP also launched a toll-free number & a website to seek people’s suggestions on how to make Bihar self-reliant. The suggestions will be incorporated in their poll manifesto.

‘Need to Make in India to make for the world’ — Modi’s I-Day call for Atmanirbhar Bharat

In his Independence Day speech, PM Modi urges Indians to work towards reducing India's import bill and consume more local products.

Govt expands MSME loan guarantee scheme to include lawyers, doctors & large firms

The Rs 3-lakh crore loan guarantee scheme was announced in May, and so far around Rs 1.37 lakh crore has been sanctioned under the scheme.

Modi govt must consider auctioning loss-making Coal India mines too: Naveen Jindal

India must become ‘Atma Nirbhar’ in coal production. If govt auctions CIL’s loss-making mines, pvt sector can ensure the national exchequer adequately gains.

India and US are ‘nearer to a smaller’ trade deal than ever before, says envoy Sandhu

Taranjit Sandhu, Indian ambassador to the US, says it’s a win-win proposition & ‘our leadership has given direction' to wrap up a smaller deal and then go in for a bigger FTA.

Can’t keep making money by buying cheap Chinese raw materials: JSW Group CMD Sajjan Jindal

Calling the Galwan Valley face-off an opportunity to push for an 'atmanirbhar' India, Sajjan Jindal said it was time to support domestic producers.

Commercial coal mining is key to Modi’s Aatmanirbhar Bharat, but states need to do their bit

Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren has chosen to oppose commercial coal mining, which damages our national interests as it makes it difficult to deal with local issues.

Gadkari and other ministers’ different voices on India-China trade cause confusion

Modi govt departments and ministries seem to be taking different approaches to calls for ‘boycotting China’ and ‘self-reliance’ since Galwan clash.

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Free power & no new taxes in AAP govt’s Punjab Budget, but fiscal consolidation roadmap missing

Finance Minister Harpal Singh Cheema emphasised improving ‘fiscal health’ and augmenting tax revenues in AAP govt's maiden Budget Monday, but outstanding debt expected to rise by 8.4%.

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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