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The case of the missing jobs

October 04, 2021 9:07 am

P Chidambaram writes: The BJP promised to create 2 crore jobs a year. In seven years, their ‘deft’ management of the economy ought to have created 14 crore new jobs in the formal and informal sectors, but it did not.

Does Rahul Gandhi understand what monetisation is, asks Nirmala Sitharaman

August 26, 2021 3:07 am

“The Congress party had monetised the New Delhi railway station in 2008. Why didn't Rahul Gandhi tear down the monetisation plan for New Delhi railway station,” Sitharaman asked.

Election Commission disqualifies ex-Union minister Balaram Naik Porika from contesting polls for three years

June 24, 2021 2:00 pm

Balaram Naik Porika, who had served as a Minister of State in the UPA government, unsuccessfully contested the 2019 Lok Sabha election from Mahabubabad (ST) constituency in Telangana.

Congress holds protest at 36 locations against rising fuel prices

June 08, 2021 7:39 am

The party accused the Union government of ignoring the sufferings of the common person.

Captain never really tried to oppose DBT scheme: Majithia

April 01, 2021 1:44 am

Majithia asked the BJP also to introspect as to why it was creating a situation which was leading to such incidents.

Defence Corridor, Bundelkhand expressway, Lalitpur airport to turn Bundelkhand into earth’s heaven: Yogi Adityanath

March 09, 2021 11:53 pm

The CM also told the people of Bundelkhand that his government has decided to provide Rs 2 lakh insurance to labourers who are from the state and are working in other parts of the country or abroad.

PM Modi inaugurates Kosi Rail Mahasetu, slew of rail projects for Bihar; slams slow progress under UPA

September 18, 2020 8:38 pm

PM Modi dedicated the Kosi Rail Mahasetu to the nation and inaugurated through video conference new railway lines and electrification projects in the state.

Farmers suicides increased after UPA announced Rs 70,000 crore loan waiver: govt

July 10, 2019 7:04 am

Replying to a question on whether the SC had suggested that the government bring out a national policy to control farmers suicides, Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said the court order stated an issue like this could not be dealt with overnight.

Under fire, govt defends order to intercept: Not new, strict checks

December 22, 2018 10:00 am

The Centre also said that the new system will prevent unauthorised use and every individual case will continue to require the prior approval of the Home Ministry or concerned state government.

UPA policies led to macro instability: Arun Jaitley

August 20, 2018 3:58 am

Arun Jaitley's comments come a day after the National Statistical Commission (NSC) sub-committee's back series estimates of GDP growth with 2011-12 base came to light.


Why was Chidambaram silent when Afzal was hanged?: Swamy

February 25, 2016 9:55 am

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Attacking former finance minister P Chidambaram for his remarks on Afzal’s hanging, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Thursday said what took him two years to open his mouth? Swamy questioned that despite being in part of UPA government at that time, why had Chidambaram maintained silence, if there were grave doubts about the extent of Afzal’s involvement in the 2001 Parliament attack. He further said a case of sedition should be filed against him for provoking people to bring down the current government.