Tuesday, 6 December, 2022
TopicModi government

Topic: Modi government

New GDP series, which showed Modi govt growth higher than UPA, based on flawed data: NSSO

In 2015, Modi govt had revised the base year for GDP calculations, which led to a significant drop in the growth estimate for the preceding UPA administration.

India to consider new solar tender with focus on factories

India has been struggling to spur its nascent domestic manufacturing industry, which currently can meet an estimated 15% of the country’s annual needs.

Record Rs 1.13 trillion GST collection in April is an exception rather than the rule

Govt needs to more stringently implement programmes to discourage tax evasion & boost compliance of direct & indirect taxes to make this a trend.

Modi govt’s Uday scheme loses steam, power discom debts back to pre-2015 levels: Crisil

Report by rating agency Crisil suggests government 's Uday scheme not working, says states may implement another bailout or take 'hard decisions'.

IAS, IPS 2017 batch to get cadres afresh as Delhi HC scraps ‘arbitrary’ allocation

IAS & IPS officers of the 2017 batch had moved court after they were denied their chosen cadres, while the same cadres were allocated to those lower in merit.

India has gone truly global so why is its foreign policy so outdated

Most foreign policy analysis is dominated by outdated concepts from an era of famine and vulnerability, when India was dependent on aid.

Modi govt reshuffles senior-level bureaucrats across central govt departments

About 10 additional secretaries were appointed to various departments in the reshuffle that comes amid the ongoing Lok Sabha elections.

Confident of return, Modi govt nudges finance ministry to work on budget & Economic Survey

Senior finance ministry officials have started discussions with ministries and departments to work on the budget & Economic Survey. Focus is on social and rural sectors.

ONGC cash reserves crash to Rs 167 crore from Rs 9,511 crore in 1.5 years under Modi govt

ONGC’s cash & bank balances hit Rs 167 crore in Sept 2018, down from Rs 9,511 crore in March 2017, following the acquisition of HPCL and other govt diktats.

Modi govt starts process to pick new IAF chief, could opt for merit over seniority

Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa, the incumbent IAF chief, retires 30 September. There are 5 IAF officers in contention to succeed him.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.