Home Tags Modi government

Topic: Modi government

Supreme Court of India | Manisha Mondal/ThePrint

Modi govt has swiftly cleared appointments of judges: Supreme Court

CJI Gogoi says only 27 files on appointment of HC judges are pending with Centre, and around 70-80 proposals with the SC collegium.
Income Tax department

Modi govt says it’s within its rights to make tax announcements in interim budget

If govt thinks there's a pressing issue, it's perfectly legitimate to make tax announcements in interim budget, says economic affairs secretary Subhash Garg.

Never mind the Rs 28,000 crore, RBI gave highest dividend in 2015 under Raghuram Rajan

The government believes the central bank has been conservative in its approach and has retained more capital with itself than required.

Families of CRPF men killed in Pulwama attack will get at least Rs 1.2 crore each

Since the 40 personnel who died last week were "killed in action", they are eligible for ex gratia payments from centre, state where attack occurred, and their home state.
Indian currency

Suspense over amount of black money held by Indians could be over soon

A parliamentary panel will discuss 3 govt-commissioned studies on black money Thursday. Many BJP MPs in favour of ending mystery.

RBI comes to Modi govt’s rescue, announces interim dividend of Rs 28,000 crore

The interim dividend, announced for the second successive year, will help the government meet its revised fiscal deficit target of 3.4 per cent for 2018-19.

Deal with Sena shows BJP is desperate

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.
Protestors raise slogans during a demonstration against the Pulwama terror attack

Modi govt urges universities to make sure Kashmiri students are safe

HRD ministry is writing to institutions covered under PMSSS to ensure its estimated 8,000 students face no trouble.
Awantipora: Army soldiers near the site of suicide bomb attack at Lathepora Awantipora in Pulwama district of south Kashmir, Thursday, February 14, 2019. At least 30 CRPF jawans were killed and dozens other injured when a CRPF convoy was attacked

Post-Pulwama, India needs a calibrated response to terror, not knee-jerk reaction

Going by the response of the Modi government so far, New Delhi is unlikely to let Pulwama incident go unpunished.
A cinema hall in India

Modi govt’s showbiz push: Plans afoot to boost screens and film industry in India

Film industry is an important element of India's soft power, and the sector contributes significantly to the economy — including providing employment opportunities.


A still from Total Dhamaal | Facebook

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.