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AP growing 4-5% ahead of national GDP: Jaitley

AP growing 4-5% ahead of national GDP: Jaitley

0 on January 27, 2017, 9:05 pm / in National

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was all praise for the growth story of Andhra Pradesh, saying that the state is poised to grow by 4-5 percent ahead of the national GDP. He was delivering the key note speech at the CII Partnership Summit in Visakhapatnam. Jaitley said that AP in the next decade and a half will see double digit […]

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Chandrababu panel wants no charges of digital transactions

Chandrababu panel wants no charges of digital transactions

0 on January 25, 2017, 2:19 pm / in National

The Committee of Chief Ministers on demonetisation has recommended abolition of the Merchant Discount Rate charges (MDR) to incentivise the digital transactions. Headed by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu, the Committee on Tuesday submitted a copy of recommendations on encouraging digital economy to Prime Minister  in New Delhi. It has also suggested putting a curb on large transactions and […]

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BJP to win Uttar Pradesh – India Today poll

BJP to win Uttar Pradesh – India Today poll

0 on January 4, 2017, 10:02 pm / in Headlines, National

It is a surprise, but the first opinion poll ahead of elections to 5 states says that BJP is going to win the crucial Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, dates for which were announced today by the Election Commission. The BJP will get a clear majority in the seven-phase Assembly election to be held in 7 phases in February-March, according to India […]

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Lalu blasts Modi for honouring Appa Rao

Lalu blasts Modi for honouring Appa Rao

0 on January 4, 2017, 8:57 pm / in National

RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav took to Facebook to criticise Prime Minister Narendra Modi for felicitating Hyderabad Central Univeristy Vice-Chancellor Prof Appa Rao Podile at the ongoing Indian Science Congress at Tirupati.  Modi is honouring a person who is accused of abetting the suicide of the Dalit scholar Rohit Vemula, who he called son of India earlier, Lalu said in […]

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EC announces poll dates for 5 states

EC announces poll dates for 5 states

0 on January 4, 2017, 12:47 pm / in National

The most crucial elections that will test the public support for the BJP Government in the aftermath of demonetisation will happen from February 4 to March 8, 2017. The Election Commission announced Assembly election dates for five states – Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur. Limit for candidate for expenditure in election in UP, Punjab and Uttrakhand has been […]

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At last, Stalin at the helm of DMK

At last, Stalin at the helm of DMK

0 on January 4, 2017, 10:27 am / in National

The 63-year-old M K Stalin has been elected as the first Working President of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) today.  A party treasurer at present, Stalin becomes the first working president of the party, a post created in view of the failing health of party president M Karunanidhi. The son rise is happening at a time there is a void in the […]

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Bhargava blasts spirituality in Science Congress, without proof

Bhargava blasts spirituality in Science Congress, without proof

1 on January 3, 2017, 9:50 am / in General, National

Former Director of Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) Pushp M Bhargava denounced the organisers of the Indian Science Congress at Tirupati and the Central Government for allegedly taking up sessions of Science and Spirituality. The Congress is being inaugurated today by Prime Minster of India Narendra Modi. “I must have attended 40 Indian Science Congress meetings since 1948 but […]

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Campaign starts to make Sasikala CM

Campaign starts to make Sasikala CM

0 on January 2, 2017, 2:57 pm / in National

Moves to make VK Sasikala, who was elected as AIADMK general secretary a couple of days back, as Tamil Naidu Chief Minister, seem to be already afoot. Senior party leader and Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha M Thambidurai on Monday “appealed” to her to take charge as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister. He contended that leadership of the party and government […]

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Caste, creed, language can’t be poll issues: SC

Caste, creed, language can’t be poll issues: SC

0 on January 2, 2017, 12:11 pm / in National, Politics

Elections can’t be fought by making a pitch to the candidate’s, opponents’ or voters’ religion, caste, race, community or language, said the Supreme Court today. In that case, it will be interesting to see how regional, linguistic and cultural issues – the mainstay of politics in recent times – are going to play out in the days to come. Regional […]

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A Telugu now head of National Defence College

A Telugu now head of National Defence College

0 on January 2, 2017, 7:49 am / in Editor's Pick, General, National

A Telugu is now the Commandant of the prestigious defence training institution National Defence College (NDC) in New Delhi. Lt Gen YVK Mohan, SM, VSM has on Sunday took over as the Commandant.   Lt Gen Mohan hails from Anantapur, and is the son of well-known doctor Y Ramasubbaiah. Established in 1960, the National Defence College (NDC) is a premier training […]

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