UPA and NDA governments allowed Sterlite to skip public hearing for green nod
Vedanta obtained exemption from public consultation for its copper smelter plant expansion project claiming on the ground that it was located within an industrial park.
12 bills passed in 15-year high for 1st session
Opposition has been demanding more parliamentary scrutiny.
PAC’s draft report faults UPA-2 gold import scheme
The decision was taken on May 21, 2014 by the finance ministry under P Chidambaram days be...
No pardon has been given to Balwant Singh Rajoana: Amit Shah
During the Question Hour, Congress member from Punjab Ravneet Singh Bittu sought a response from Shah on why Rajoana was pardoned. Bittu is the grandson of Beant Singh. The decision was taken as a "humanitarian gesture" on the occasion of 550th birth celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev, the officials had said.
Opposition parties showed some unity, face formidable challenges
Much will depend on the Congress Party's performance in the upcoming state polls and Rahul Gandhi's efforts in reaching out to other opposition parties.
UPA to be part of new national front: N Chandrababu Naidu
Andhra CM says members will reach out to smaller NDA members; meeting of allies on Dec 10.
Top five economic issues that the new government must prioritise
Politically, the Modi government will be equipped well, unencumbered by coalition or other compulsions.
How CAG compared 2 Rafale deals as NDA claimed better terms
The CAG, in its report tabled in Parliament on Wednesday, referred to this fact while considering to take up the IGA for audit .
Reliance Group rebuts Rahul Gandhi’s charge of Anil Ambani being a "crony capitalist"
Says group got over Rs 1 lakh crore of contracts during UPA’s 10-year rule.
Ban, Mandatory, Compulsory: Three words that define the modus operandi of India’s ruling politicians
Our leaders, especially when in power, are not interested in persuasion, discussion, etc. Why persuade when you can bulldoze them? Why coax when you can coerce them?
India’s choices in 2019: Modi has reforms to his credit, UPA free rode on Vajpayee’s reforms
The process of change began gathering steam only with liberalising reforms, first introduced grudgingly in the second half of the 1980s and then deliberately from 1991 onward.
3 years into Modi government, unemployment rate slightly up
The unemployment rate in 2015-16 was five per cent of the labour force, up from 4.9 per cent in 2013-14, the year before the BJP assumed power.
Onus on states to push labour reforms
With the NDA in power in a number of big states, New Delhi believes it will be easier to drive legislative changes in labour laws at the state level to enhance the ease of doing business.
Farming & mining hit primary sector growth in UPA era
Stark change has been attributed by the government in the economic growth rate during the UPA era.
Modi govt doing better job than UPA: Dalit body
Kamble praised the Mudra scheme and termed it as an important and successful programme from the point of view of financial inclusion.
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