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The ‘space’ NDA allies have & PM CARES but does FM ‘dare’

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Rajnath Singh’s China performance shows why Modi and Amit Shah need him

No other Modi minister, not even Amit Shah, would have been able to pull off what Rajnath Singh did in Parliament on the issue of Chinese aggression in Ladakh.
PMC Bank depositors protest against the bank in New Delhi on 23 September 2020. | Photo: ANI

Net worth wiped out, withdrawal restrictions, no resolution — PMC Bank’s worse off 1 year on

RBI’s process to fix the bank hasn’t yielded any results. The bank’s net worth is wiped out and its depositors are struggling with restrictions on withdrawal.
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman speaks in Lok Sabha on 18 September 2020 | ANI

Insolvency code suspension was not meant to protect firms that commit fraud, Sitharaman says

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman says saving companies impacted by the pandemic was more important than facilitating recovery by creditors under the law.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman speaks in Parliament Friday evening | Photo: ANI | LSTV

Govt not reneging on word to states, given Rs 107 for every Rs 100 collected — Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman insists Modi govt is not going back on its responsibility towards the states, will discuss compensation issue in GST council.
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Economy is an issue, but the venom against Nirmala Sitharaman is because she is a woman

As Parliament opened this week, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman became the latest target of Indian men’s ingrained misogyny.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the Lok Sabha. | Photo: ANI

FM Sitharaman budgets Rs 1.67 lakh crore of extra expenditure, mostly for Covid package

This expenditure includes Rs 40,000 crore towards enhanced expenditure under MNREGA. The first batch of Supplementary Demands for Grants includes 54 Grants and 1 Appropriations.
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India’s economic growth has seen a consistent fall, Gods cannot be blamed for everything

In episode 560 of #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta explains why the Indian economy's contraction by a record 23.9% is part of a larger pattern.

India’s backward dash from $5 trillion while one rupee gets a moment in spotlight

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‘Gods’ & Services Tax, contact-tracing in Sushant Singh Rajput case

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Why Titan is beginning to shine again after lockdown woes while other jewellers struggle

Titan is set to post best quarter in nearly 3 years as investors bet on recovery in demand ahead of festive season & economic slump weakens its competitors.

Defence

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Army says ‘poor quality’ Ordnance Board ammo, mines have cost India Rs 960 crore since 2014

Pointing out these shortcomings in an internal assessment, the Army has thrown its weight behind government plans to corporatise the OFB to make it more efficient.
Narendra Modi and Amit Shah | File photo: T. Narayan | Bloomberg

Partners dispensable in Modi-Shah construct if they do not bring additional votes

In the Modi-Shah construct, if partners do not bring additional votes, they are dispensable. However old or loyal, either they become supplicants, or die.