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Post-Economic Survey Impact: Jaitley to pursue ‘big bang’ reforms?

With the Economic Survey suggesting “big Bang” reforms, expectations run high on the national budget due Saturday, in an exercise being regarded as a test-case for Prime Minister Narendra Modi government’s earnestness to provide policies for “double-digit growth”. “As the new government is to present its first full year budget, it appears India has reached a sweet spot and that ...

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Watch Budget 2015: Where to Watch Live, Online Live Streaming Information

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present his first full-year budget for the fiscal year 2015-2016 on Saturday around after 11.00 am but it may be slightly delayed depending the opposition stand on allowing the budget to be presented on the floor. CLICK HERE to watch the budget live online. Where to Watch Live? The Budget 2015-16 Live Telecast will ...

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Mass resignations hit censor board; Punjab bans ‘MSG’ screening

The censor board was Saturday hit by mass resignations a day after board chairperson Leela Samson quit citing coercion and corruption even as Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley hit out at those quitting, calling them “UPA appointees” who had themselves to blame for any corruption. Amidst the drama, the Punjab government Saturday banned the screening of controversial film “MSG ...

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Arun Jaitley Rules Out Privatization of Indian Railways, Coal India

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has assured trade unions that the government did not intend privatizing either the railways or Coal India but stressed on providing a better environment for common man to live. “Government has no intention to privatize either railways or Coal India. The focus of the government is to create more jobs and employment opportunities, besides safeguarding the ...

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Black Money Issue: 250 names so far, will be made public, Assures Jaitley

The Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday assured that the Modi-led government will bring the offenders in the black money issue before the people, assuring they will chase the illegal account holders until the last account gets identified. While the matter paved way for issues in the winter parliament session for the last two days, Jaitley said the names ...

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Inaugural Movie Title in Indian Panorama Allegedly ‘Hurt Religious Sentiments’

A controversy has erupted based on the inaugural movie title in the Indian Panorama, claiming it hurt the religious sentiments, after the 45th prestigious film award ceremony of International Film Festival of India (IFFI) seemed to be to its fullest at the inaugural ceremony with the presence of two amazing actors from the Indian film industry, Amitabh Bachchan and Rajnikanth. ...

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Arun Jaitley Pitches for RBI Rate Cut

India Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said that if the Reserve Bank of India moved to lower the cost of capital by cutting interest rates now in view of cooling inflation, it would provide a “good fillip” to boost the economy. “I am quite clear in my mind that the cost of capital has to come down. Inflation has ...

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Parrikar to Resign as CM, Set to Join Modi Cabinet

Clearing all speculations of joining Union Cabinet as Defence Minister, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has almost confirmed to get into Unions Cabinet, for which he is all set to resign his chief ministerial post on Friday. After meeting BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday, Parrikar revealed that Shah has asked him to accept any new responsibility offered by the ...

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Cabinet Reshuffle: Manohar Parrikar, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Yashwant Sinha’s son, 9 Others Likely

Ahead of the plan for reshuffle of the Union Cabinet, speculations are running high on Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar to take over as the Defence Minister, said sources on Wednesday. The expansion of Modi’s cabinet is likely to take place on November 9, Sunday. While there is no Defence Minister at present, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has been given ...

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India, Russia Hold 20th Panel Meeting, Ahead of Air Exercise in Punjab

The 20th Inter-Governmental Commission Meeting was held on Wednesday by India and Russia in which the entire gamut of bilateral ties was discussed by the countries with the focus on cooperation in the fields of energy,defence and civil nuclear cooperation. The meeting of the Inter-Governmental Commission on trade, Economic, Scientific, Technological and Cultural Cooperation was co-chaired by External Affairs Minister ...

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