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The criticism of India’s meteoric rise in Ease of Doing Business Rankings stems from ignorance

The Ease of Doing Business project provides objective measures of business regulations, important dimensions of the regulatory environment and their enforcement across 190 economies and selected cities at the subnational and regional level

Canadian government includes Khalistani terrorism in its ‘2018 Public Report on Terrorism Threat to Canada’

This is the first time under the Trudeau government that the Khalistani extremism has been considered as a matter of 'concern'.

Facts, No Fiction: There’s a new sheriff in RBI

The man who steered the economy through Demonetization, Shaktikanta Das, has been put in charge of the RBI by the Modi government
Modi government vindicated, SC says Rafale Deal clean

SC verdict on Rafale deal: Read scathing comments made by Court while dismissing petitions for inquiry

Supreme Court dismissed petitions for an enquiry into Rafale deal pricing, offset partner selection and procurement procedure. Read scathing observations

Amidst speculations over Govt-RBI stand off, Jaitley asks how a mere discussion be considered ‘destruction’ of an institution

Urjit Patel had resigned earlier this week as RBI governor citing personal reasons.
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Industrial production growth at a 11 month high of 8.1% in October, while retail inflation dips to 17 month low

The retail inflation has hit a 17-month low of 2.33% in November as against 3.31 per cent in October as the prices of food items, including vegetables have come down.

Supreme Court extends NRC deadline, claims to be filed by 31 December

The NRC is being implemented in Assam as a method to identify citizens and illegal immigrants.
Vijay Mallya to be extradited

UK Home Office acknowledges receipt of extradition order against Vijay Mallya

British-Pakistani Home Secretary Sajid Javid will now contemplate on the order of the court and then decide whether further action on extradition should be taken or not.

‘Journalists’ and politicians spread lies about RBI Deputy Governor’s resigning following Urjit Patel’s exit

"Journalists" started rumour-mongering about the resignation of RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya soon after Governor Urjit Patel resigned citing personal reasons

Modi Sarkar’s performance since 2014: An overview

PM Modi was largely elected on the plank of development and his record speaks for itself.

Women Reservations Bill: Far-left lunacy that is unlikely to empower women in any fashion

The Women Reservations Bill only serves the Left's lust for power and is merely another ploy in the hands of opportunists like Rahul Gandhi to play politics over.

Pakistan invites PoK ‘minister’ at SAARC meet, Indian diplomat walks out

India considers Kashmir an integral part of India and does not recognise any PoK 'ministers'

Chopper scam: More details on kickbacks to ‘family’ emerge from Christian Michel’s correspondence

Michael had communicated with Haschke in August 2009, mentioning non-cooperation from the 'family'.

India-China to resume ‘hand-in-hand’ military drill after one year gap due to Doklam standoff

The 'hand-in-hand' military dril will focus on counter terrorism operations and will promote mutual understanding between the two militaries.

India is not a ‘dharamshala’ for illegal immigrants, they should be identified and deported: BJP Chief Amit Shah

Amit Shah accused opposition parties of using illegal immigrants as a vote bank for 70 years and said that they are now a threat to the country

25 Lakh fake beneficiaries found in Anganwadis of UP, Maharashtra and Assam

The Ministry of Women and Child Development had ordered the survey of Anganwadi Schemes after the crackdown of Assam government on ghost beneficiaries.
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PM Modi made very strong points for ensuring affordable fuel for Indians: Saudi Energy Minister

Modi had met Al Falih along with several other energy ministers and top leaders of oil exporting companies in October.

Pakistan politicising a religious issue, breached protocols: India calls out Pakistan’s Kartarpur propaganda

India and Pakistan have agreed to build Kartarpur corridor in principle but the technical modalities for the same have to be deliberated and finalised.
Christian Michel

UK seeks information on Christian Michel’s extradition, demands consular access

Michel is believed to have paid kickbacks to politicians and officers, in lieu of easy norms for AugustaWestland's parent company to seal the VVIP AW101 Helicopter deal.
The UP police have sent the Unnao rape victim family's request for a CBI probe to the UP government.

Government was forced to send CBI bosses on leave to maintain public confidence in the agency: Attorney General to SC

The CBI feud was out in the open after the agency was reported to have raided its own headquarters. The Union government then decided to send CBI Director Alok Verma and special director Rakesh Asthana on leave.

India and UAE seal currency swap agreement during Sushma Swaraj’s 2-day visit

Sheikh Abdullah said the UAE has always shared strong historical ties with India.
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AgustaWestland Case: CBI hails NSA Ajit Doval’s guidance for the successful extradition of middleman Christian Michel

An operation named 'Unicorn' was planned and carried out under the guidance of National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and being coordinated by interim CBI Director M Nageswar Rao to bring back Michel.

Government of India contemplating on setting up an elite ‘Surgical Strikes Unit’

The Surgical Strikes Unit will consist of personnel from Indian Army, Navy and Air Force
PM Trudeau with PM Modi.

India-Canada relations at a standstill, no ministerial level talks after Trudeau’s controversial visit

Trudeau's visit to India was marred with numerous controversies.
President Trump with PM Modi at G20.

Time to back PM Modi on trying to maintain peace: US Secretary Jim Mattis to Pakistan

USA has been complaining that Pakistan is not doing enough to combat terrorism
Farhan Akhtar is wrong in his criticism of Statue of Unity

As inauguration of Statue of Unity completes a month, the mindless, illogical criticism doesn’t seem to end

Biggest grouse that the naysayers seem to have is that the money used to make the Statue of Unity, should have been invested in alleviating poverty

Delhi: Nuts and bolts stolen from recently inaugurated Signature Bridge, officials fear for safety

Delhi Tourism and Transportation Development Corporation (DTTDC) engineers said that they will be welding the whole section to avoid such incidents in the future.

Fact Check: Congress and The Wire spread falsehoods about Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana

If in spite of loan waivers by three big states, the farmers under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana drop by mere 84 lakh out of whopping 5.72 crores, isn’t it an indicator that the scheme is still alive and kicking?

Government officials’ promotions to be attached to public grading and feedback system: DoPT

The new system will account the grading of each government officials received by the public and based on these ratings the promotion of public servants will be considered.

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