Punjab Congress president Sunil Jakhar said despite the financial stress faced by it, the state had shown the way and "we expect the prime minister to follow suit and not to look at farmers as merely a vote bank".
The ruling BJP-led NDA government at the Centre is well placed in these polls and is the single-largest party in the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha
The event held in Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari's Parliamentary constituency in northeast Delhi showcased the achievements of the three-year rule of the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre.
The developer will be required to maintain the housing project during this period and transfer it back to the public sector or its nominees at the end of the period
Addressing a public meeting to highlight the achievements of the three years of the Narendra Modi government here, Singh said the development of the Northeastern region was put on fast-track so that it could grow at par with the rest of India.
"They are creating a problem for this country by their incompetence and by trying to utilise Kashmir as a political asset," Gandhi told reporters here.
The last Council meeting in Srinagar saw finalisation of rates over 1,200 goods and 500 services. The main challenge lies is front of the government is timely and smooth implementation of the new tax regime
The minimum support price (MSP) paid to farmers for their crops is now 43 per cent more than the cost of production if the cost of land is excluded from price calculation, he told PTI in an interview here.
The BSE500 index outperformed Nifty by generating an absolute return of 42.7 percent and a compounded annual growth rate of 12.6 percent during the past three years. While at first glance, the performance looks pedestrian, it masks the super outperformers that turned paupers to kings over this period.
The responsibility of handling FDI proposals will now be left only to a single ministry and the concerned sector regulator to hasten fund flows and ease procedures
To mark the occasion, PM Modi is expected to make a speech to the nation and launch a series of vital projects from Assam, signalling the importance he attaches to a remote region that is hemmed in by China, Bangladesh and Myanmar.
Nirupam was here as part of his party's national campaign to highlight the "failures" of the NDA government on its third anniversary.
In his inaugural address at a national workshop for party's spokespersons drawn from across the country, he said the government has worked a lot to uplift and empower the poor, Dalits and the backwards and it was now the spokespersons' job to reach out to the masses with this.
Those hotels with room rentals between Rs 1000-2500 will be taxed at 12 percent, much lower than what they charged their customers earlier
The finance minister Arun Jaitley-headed GST Council has decided to place services under four slabs—5, 12, 18 and 28 percent— compared to the current uniform 15 percent levy on all eligible services
Here’s how prices of goods could move after the new GST rates kick-in from July 1, 2017
Here’s a summary of rates charged in different countries and the years when GST kicked in across the world
GST is billed as India’s most ambitious reforms move, will stitch together a common national market, dismantle fiscal barriers among states and consolidate a patchwork of local and central duties into a single levy
One of the first VIPs to comply with the order was textiles minister Smriti Irani who tweeted a photo of her beacon-less car.
Addressing a function to honour freedom fighters on the occasion of centenary of Mahatma Gandhi's 'Champaran satyagraha', he said an atmosphere of peace, love, harmony and tolerance can only take the country to the path of progress.
"Prime Minister Modi has an ambitious reform agenda. He has made taxes more efficient and deregulated the economy," Turnbull said at a dinner meeting with industry leaders here.
"The Narendra Modi government has launched a war against black money. The war against black money cannot be concluded with one action alone. Demonetisation or remonetisation is one such step in the right direction. Many more things need to be done by our government to curb use of black money," he said.
The achievements will be compiled in a booklet that the government plans to publish before May 26, the day Prime Minister Narendra Modi took charge three years ago.
"India for us has been an important country, I am a big believer in the country, it is one of the largest and fastest growth globally and definitely in Asia. We have seen it growing faster than China", Helman Sitohang, CEO-Asia Pacific at Credit Suisse told CNBC-TV18.
The Rs 7-lakh crore non-performing asset (NPA) problem has been the fly in the otherwise smooth ointment that is the Modi government’s economy scorecard.