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Narendra Modi

India Inc facing cost overrun to comply with Modi govt’s push to curb corruption

Compliance and regulatory scrutiny ranked as the biggest challenge, up from fourth position two years ago, according to a survey of India’s 100 top executives of mid- to large-sized companies.
File image of Robert Vadra arriving to appear before ED | Arun Sharma/PTI

BJP backroom boys must go beyond Vadra to scale up anti-corruption mood before election

The general perception that the Congress’ first family greatly benefitted from corruption will have a great impact in the coming months.
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With Michel and Mallya, Modi’s Big Four target before 2019 elections has got a flying start

Narendra Modi is leveraging India’s weight and presence abroad in bringing several absconders to justice.
Frequent and random checks on goods are also hurting the transporters (Representational image)

Nothing easy about GST’s e-way bill, it’s fickle & breeds corruption, truckers complain

Frequent changes and increasing compliance requirements in e-way bill, along with alleged corruption and rent seeking, troubling transporters.
Bhutan PM Lotay Tshering with PM Narendra Modi

What can the kingdom of Bhutan teach us about fighting corruption

Bhutan can provide original approaches in dealing with anti-corruption policies.
Nawaz Sharif with daughter Maryam Nawaz

Pakistan Supreme Court rejects appeal against suspension of Nawaz Sharif’s sentences

A 5-member bench led by CJP Saqib Nisar upheld the Islamabad High Court's verdict to set free Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law in the Avenfield corruption case.
Rahul Gandhi

BJP sees silver lining as Congress ups ante on Rafale deal

BJP feels attack on Rafale enables it to raise corruption allegations against Congress again, and help avoid uncomfortable questions on key issues. 
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This is what global experts have found studying demonetisation, while Modi looks away

Economists have dug through data, & here’s what they found about shock that still lingers over India’s economy, politics, society & markets.
Chinese president Xi Jinping | Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg

Why Xi Jinping’s corruption crackdown is pushing corrupt officials to suicide

Chinese bureaucrats are working seven days a week, particularly when their bosses serve on one of the dozen panels that Xi sits on.
Manjit Singh G.K.

Delhi Sikh shrine body chief refuses to resign despite orders from Akali Dal chief

At a meeting of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee Thursday, fresh elections for the executive committee were announced.


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Total Dhamaal review: An exercise in mediocrity that would make mediocre look better

The third instalment in the Dhamaal series has all the animals and actors in the zoo but not one funny bone.

Can India hurt Pakistan with new Indus dams or Modi govt hyping old project after Pulwama?

In wake of the Pulwama terror attack, union minister for water resources Nitin Gadkari tweeted Thursday that India will “stop its share of water which used to flow to Pakistan”.


Muslims beat posters of Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar during a protest against Pulwama terror attack, in Ahmedabad on February 15, 2019

Pakistan govt takes control of Jaish-e-Mohammed headquarters in Bahawalpur

The move came a day after the powerful UN Security Council put pressure on Pakistan to rein in militant groups operating from its soil.
National Interest

Suicidal Pakistan should know Modi may not be scared of its nuclear button

Pakistan has taken too much of a chance with Pulwama — with the wrong government in India, and at the wrong time.