Sunday, 16 December, 2018

Topic: Modi government

Rahul Gandhi’s Rajasthan pick shows caution has won over courage

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Electoral bonds worth more than Rs 1,000 crore issued in 2017-18, says RTI reply

Modi government's scheme had drawn flak from opposition, which had raised concerns that it would lead to an opaque poll funding process. 
An elderly voter comes out of a polling station in Jashpur district of Chhattisgarh | PTI

The IAS officers who made these 5 state elections controversy-free

Barring a voter deletion row and charges of EVM tampering in Telangana, there was little controversy with the credit to officials incharge of the elections.
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With Manmohan by his side on dais, Rahul Gandhi attacks PM Modi on jobs & farmers

The Congress chief was delivering his address after the Associated Journals Limited announced the re-launch of Hindi newspaper Navjivan.
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When a JNU professor grilled Pakistan Army on why it was not fighting India-centric terror

Indian professor Happymon Jacob got an opportunity to visit Pakistan's army headquarters where he questioned Chief of General Staff Lt Gen Bilal Akbar on terrorism.

RBI holds interest rates amid slowing inflation

RBI decision to hold rates is likely to appease Modi govt, which wants banks to continue lending to boost growth before Lok Sabha polls.
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India to grant business visa extension for up to 15 years, other provisions in regular visas

Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba said that a friendly visa regime is a part of fostering “ease of doing business”.
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Modi govt rejects demand for higher military service pay, more than 1 lakh personnel affected

Around 87,646 Junior Commissioned Officers, 25,434 personnel from the Navy and the Indian Air Force will be affected by the decision of the finance ministry.
State Bank of India Ltd. logo een at a branch in Mumbai | Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Revised back-series GDP data poses a problem for SBI – how did we really perform?

SBI report says bank’s performance will have to be rewritten based on the new data and this can be contentious due to questions over credibility.

Prime time politics must not dictate India-Pak diplomacy

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Is Sreesanth better as a Bigg Boss contestant than he was as a cricketer?

Former Indian cricketer Shanthakumaran Sreesanth has been an entertainer on the field and off it. His cricketing career came to an end in 2013 when spot-fixing ...