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Airports, tunnels, hydel project, bridge, AIIMS, Bio Refinery: PM Modi launches a range of development projects in North East

PM Narendra Modi inaugurated several development projects in three states in North East region on February 9

I-T dept disputes claim of Travel Khana over angel tax recovery, says only unexplained cash receipts penalised

Despite repeated reminders, Travel Khana did not provide detail of funds received, and the tax recovered from the company was not Angel Tax

In Congress-ruled Madhya Pradesh, family of 8-year old gang rape survivor asked to vacate house

The child was abducted, gang-raped and had her throat cut by the perpetrators Irfan and Asif last year. She had to struggle for her life for five months in a hospital.

Small businesses with turnover up to ₹1.5 crore can become income tax free due to full rebate

The rebate in Income Tax under section 87A will benefit an estimated 3 crore middle-class taxpayers
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Madhya Pradesh: 3 persons charged under NSA for cow slaughter, first instance under Congress rule

Though the three accused were initially booked under the sections 4,6 and 9 of the Prohibition of Cow Slaughter Act, upon the recommendation of the SP, the district collector has sanctioned charges under the NSA.

Parliamentary Panel summons Twitter India officials to explain allegations of anti right wing bias

Twitter has been accused of silencing right wing voices by either blocking them or shadow banning them, thereby limiting their reach.

We will stand with all the people who were ever part of India: PM Modi pitches for passage of Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

On Saturday too, while addressing a rally in West Bengal, PM Modi had pressed on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

Modi government’s much needed focus on India’s farm sector

Agricultural sector regained its focus post-2014 when the Modi government came into power as it realized the need to revive India’s agricultural sector.

Congress regime vs the Modi era: Here is how your Tax liability has changed

Being the driver of consumption and wealth generation in an economy, the Middle Class expected their tax burden to reduce. It is in this background, the Budget of 2019-20 is important.
Comprehensive analysis of economics behind Budget 2019

Budget 2019: The economics governing the Interim Budget 2019

A comprehensive analysis of the interim budget 2019 presented by Union Minister Piyush Goyal and the economics behind it
Budget 2019: An Analysis

Interim Budget 2019: A bridge towards our vibrant future

A lot will be written about the Interim Budget 2019 over the next couple of days- some may applaud it, some may call it a “political budget” while others may continue to criticize it
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Indiaspend’s faulty ‘FactChecker’ spreads fake news about Budget 2019 while ‘fact-checking’ Piyush Goyal’s speech

FactChecker.in decided to 'fact-check' the Budget 2019 speech, and in the process, ended up spreading fake news themselves
Rahul Gandhi finally ditches the Mobile factory tirade, floats 'Makhana against popcorn' proposal

Fact-check: Congress lies profusely in an attempt to ‘fact-check’ Piyush Goyal’s Budget 2019 speech

With the various announcements that were made, it was natural for the Congress party to feel jittery about its electoral prospects ahead of General Elections later this year.
Comprehensive pointers on all the announcements made by the Modi government in Budget 2019

Budget 2019: All the significant announcements made by acting Finance Minister Piyush Goyal

Here's a round-up of the key points of the acting Finance Minister Piyush Goyal's Budget 2019 speech

Budget 2019: Centre has released 35,000 crores for OROP scheme, Defence spending gets a boost with ₹3 lakh crore allocation

Finance Minister Piyush Goyal also said that the Centre has also enhanced the Defence spending to Rs 3 lakh crore. "The Defence Budget has crossed ₹3 lakh crores for the first time. Additional funds will be provided, if necessary," said Piyush Goyal.

Budget 2019: individual taxpayers with annual income up to ₹5 lakh to get full income tax rebate

Budget 2019: Piyush Goyal announced significant reliefs to individual income taxpayers in the last budget of the current Modi government.

Budget-2019: NDA government announces Mega Pension scheme for workers in the unorganised sector

Any worker working in the unorganised sector can avail the benefits of this scheme with workers between 18-28 age has to pay Rs 55 per month, while workers above 29 years will be paying Rs 100 per month.

Budget 2019: Finance Minister announces assured income support for small and marginal farmers

Farmers with less than 2 hectares of land will be given ₹6,000 per annum

Interim Budget vs Full Budget: All you need to know

An interim budget in all practical sense is a full budget but made by the government during the last year of its term i.e. just before an election. 
Mumbai's famous Elephanta island finally gets electricity 70 years after Independence

Piyush Goyal awarded The prestigious Carnot Prize by the Kleinman Centre for Energy Policy

Accepting the award Goyal stated that it was “Both a personal honour and a tribute to the efforts of all involved in this great work throughout India to be recognised with the Carnot Prize by the University of Pennsylvania.”
Modi government's petition in the Ram Janmabhoomi case is a game changer: Here is how

Modi government’s petition in Ram Janmabhoomi case: A simple yet potent step towards construction of Ram Temple

The Modi government moved a petition in SC asking for the vacation of stay over the 67-acre undisputed land surrounding the plot which is the actual subject matter of title suit
Yogi Adityanath cleared way for the Ganga Expressway

Uttar Pradesh: Yogi Adityanath announces Ganga expressway, connecting Prayagraj to Meerut

CM Adityanath and other leaders took a holy dip in the Kumbh Mela, the world's largest religious gathering, ahead of the cabinet meeting.

Modi government files petition in Supreme Court to release the excess land around Ram Janmabhoomi: Reports

In a massive development in the ever-burning Ram Janmabhoomi issue, the Modi government has filed a petition in the Supreme Court to acquire the land around Ram Janmabhoomi

PM Modi to address students at the ‘Pariksha pe Charcha’ program on January 29

The interaction will revolve around issues related to examinations and avoiding stress related to examination pressure.

Kashmir: The three block war

In the state of Jammu and Kashmir of India, we are battling a multi-pronged hybrid war against terror.
Rohingyas travelling to southern states

No UN, just because Rohingyas hold a refugee card, India is not obligated to accept them

UNHCR has claimed that 27 of the 31 arrested are registered with the global agency as refugees and that they had been living in Jammu for the last several years
How Shekhar Gupta led The Print and the Telegraph spread dangerous lies about Polio vaccination

Fact-check: The Print and The Telegraph spread dangerous lies about Polio vaccine in India

It is indeed worrisome how big media like The Print, which is run by the Editors Guild chief Shekhar Gupta, no less and The Telegraph spread rumours and lies about the Polio vaccine

Modi meets the woman who started a business with Mudra loan and runs a successful enterprise through Government e-Marketplace

Arulmozhi Saravanan had taken a loan under the Mudra Yojana for her business and now she owns a business of over 1 crore turnover.

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