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Modi, Xi meet; agree Doklam-like incident must not recur

India and China on Tuesday signalled they were ready to move on from their Doklam border row, with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreeing to avoid similar incidents in...
Modi with Xi

Modi says he held ‘fruitful talks’ with Xi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said he held 'fruitful talks' with Chinese President Xi Jinping. In his tweet he also thanked the Chinese government and the people for the warm welcome he received there. The various deliberations...
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Hardeep Puri, Alphons to be inducted in Modi ministry on Sunday

Nine new faces, including former diplomat Hardeep Singh Puri, will be inducted into the Union Council of Ministers on Sunday. The other entrants are Shiv Pratap Shukla and Satya Pal Singh from UP, Ashwini Choubey...
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SC to hear plea against tabling of Aadhaar bill as money bill in November

The Supreme Court will hear, in November, the plea by senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh challenging the propriety of the Narendra Modi government to bring the Aadhaar Act as a money bill before Parliament...

Rs 8,277 cr in loans disbursed under Stand-Up India by mid-August: Meghwal

Minister of State for Finance Arjun Ram Meghwal on Friday said a total of Rs 8,277 crore had been disbursed by way of loans to 38,477 people under the "Stand-Up India" initiative till mid-August. The...

Rajiv Kumar takes charge as NITI Aayog Vice Chairman

Rajiv Kumar, who took over as Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog on Friday, rejected criticism that demonetisation was responsible for the fall in Gross Domestic Product growth and said it cannot be blamed for...

Swiss President accorded ceremonial welcome

President of the Swiss Confederation Doris Leuthard, who is here on a four-day visit, was accorded a ceremonial welcome at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on Thursday. President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomed...

GST will also impact direct tax collection: Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) is bound to impact the direct tax collection as well due to the increased detection technology and greater compliance. "To...
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July GST collections target exceed with 64% compliance: Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said the government has collected Rs 92,283 crore as Goods and Services Tax (GST) revenue for the first month of its roll-out, exceeding the target while 21.19 lakh...

Government puts stock limit on sugar mills to control prices

In a bid to keep sugar prices under control during the coming festive season, Food and Public Distribution Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Tuesday said the government has imposed a stock limit on sugar...

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