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  • Raghuram Rajan lists out top priorities for Modi 2.0 May 27, 2019 01:42 PM IST

    Raghuram Rajan lists out top priorities for Modi 2.0

    These include reining in fiscal deficit at both the Centre and state level and focussing on distressed sectors like agriculture, power and banking

  • How volatile political environment impacts Indian businesses May 22, 2019 02:22 PM IST

    How volatile political environment impacts Indian businesses

    Some of the key monitors from an investor's perspective

  • Comment | Elections may serve a bitter harvest to UP sugar mills Mar 26, 2019 03:25 PM IST

    Comment | Elections may serve a bitter harvest to UP sugar mills

    Investors in UP sugar mill stocks should be watchful, as politicians trade barbs on unpaid sugarcane dues to farmers

  • L&T poised to meet FY19 order inflow guidance on pre-election boost Mar 12, 2019 08:14 PM IST

    L&T poised to meet FY19 order inflow guidance on pre-election boost

    L&T needs around Rs 42,000 crore in the fourth quarter to meet the FY19 guidance.

  • Congress taunts Sena-BJP tie-up, questions saffron party's idea of holy alliance Feb 20, 2019 09:50 AM IST

    Congress taunts Sena-BJP tie-up, questions saffron party's idea of holy alliance

    The saffron party’s love affair with Sena ended on a sour note after the 2014 assembly elections.

  • Woman kisses Rahul Gandhi on Valentine's Day during Gujarat rally Feb 14, 2019 08:38 PM IST

    Woman kisses Rahul Gandhi on Valentine's Day during Gujarat rally

    The video of the middle-aged woman kissing him on stage soon went viral on social media.

  • EM equities is the most favoured asset class globally, but India underperforming on election jitters Feb 14, 2019 04:38 PM IST

    EM equities is the most favoured asset class globally, but India underperforming on election jitters

  • Surat shop launches 'Modi' sarees and they are selling like hot cakes Feb 14, 2019 04:17 PM IST

    Surat shop launches 'Modi' sarees and they are selling like hot cakes

    It seems, the Modi wave will dictate even the fashion scenario in the country.

  • Posters thanking Mulayam for backing Modi crop up on Lucknow streets Feb 14, 2019 12:28 PM IST

    Posters thanking Mulayam for backing Modi crop up on Lucknow streets

    First Aparna Yadav and now her father-in-law Mulayam, members of one the most powerful political families in Uttar Pradesh, have been coming out in support of the Bharatiya Janata Party and Prime Minister Narendra Modi of late.

  • Cong workers couldn’t respond to basic questions posed by Priyanka Feb 13, 2019 04:30 PM IST

    Cong workers couldn’t respond to basic questions posed by Priyanka

    A day after debuting in UP’s political scenario as the party’s general secretary, Priyanka engaged in a 16-hour-long conversation with leaders from over 10 different constituencies.

  • Say cheese: Mamata Banerjee posters mushroom in Delhi, ask her to smile Feb 13, 2019 01:54 PM IST

    Say cheese: Mamata Banerjee posters mushroom in Delhi, ask her to smile

    The tongue-in-cheek hoardings could be seen along Jantar Mantar Road, Hailey Road, and Windsor Palace Circle

  • Something’s not right with Twitter: Tech glitch causes like, retweet count to fluctuate Feb 13, 2019 11:31 AM IST

    Something’s not right with Twitter: Tech glitch causes like, retweet count to fluctuate

    A technical glitch on the site saw many people experiencing issues with likes and retweets on their tweets. Twitter confirmed the same saying it is working on fixing the problem and made an apology for causing unintended inconvenience.

  • Narendra Modi-led BJP will triumph in 2019 Lok Sabha polls: Rakesh Jhunjhunwala Feb 06, 2019 09:59 PM IST

    Narendra Modi-led BJP will triumph in 2019 Lok Sabha polls: Rakesh Jhunjhunwala

    "Skills, democracy, demographics, entrepreneurship, governance and natural resources are factors behind India's growth," he said.

  • Quick Take | Will this election see communal polarisation? Anantkumar Hegde gives a hint Jan 29, 2019 08:29 AM IST

    Quick Take | Will this election see communal polarisation? Anantkumar Hegde gives a hint

    If Anantkumar Hegde is still a member of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s council of ministers, one would presume it is because the party sees a successful leader in him.

  • Congress should support SP-BSP alliance: Akhilesh Yadav Jan 28, 2019 02:33 PM IST

    Congress should support SP-BSP alliance: Akhilesh Yadav

    When asked about the 'Priyanka factor' being termed as a masterstroke of the Congress, Akhilesh said, 'If the Congress vows to fight against the BJP, which is an expert is spreading lies, it should support our (SP-BSP) alliance. We have already spared two seats Raebareli and Amethi for them.'

  • Quick Take: What Nitin Gadkari’s statement tells us about BJP and elections Jan 28, 2019 12:07 PM IST

    Quick Take: What Nitin Gadkari’s statement tells us about BJP and elections

    The timing of Gadkari’s statement is intriguing, and gives weight to the speculations.

  • 100-Word Take | Congress’ decision to go alone in Andhra Pradesh a bold and wise one Jan 25, 2019 10:33 AM IST

    100-Word Take | Congress’ decision to go alone in Andhra Pradesh a bold and wise one

    Rahul Gandhi’s decision to not form an alliance with the TDP in Andhra Pradesh for the elections is in line with his larger goal of rebuilding the Congress in the state. With no MLAs or MPs from the state the party can only improve from here.

  • Opinion | Will protests by Jats upset BJP’s plans? Jan 24, 2019 11:22 AM IST

    Opinion | Will protests by Jats upset BJP’s plans?

    In addition to the threats posed by the Jats and other groups, the BJP will have to stop a campaign among SCs, STs and OBCs that the party intends to stop all caste-cased quotas by bringing in the economic criteria as the yardstick.

  • Quick Take | Will Priyanka Gandhi’s entry into politics help Congress in UP? Jan 23, 2019 04:26 PM IST

    Quick Take | Will Priyanka Gandhi’s entry into politics help Congress in UP?

    Priyanka Gandhi’s entry as a general secretary will strengthen the accusation by other parties that the Congress is overly reliant and run by a single family. Expect the BJP to use this as ammunition during the election campaign.

  • Quick Take | Mamata’s anti-BJP rally also sends a message to Congress Jan 18, 2019 02:49 PM IST

    Quick Take | Mamata’s anti-BJP rally also sends a message to Congress

    The Kolkata rally is the latest display of opposition unity in the run-up to the general elections.

  • Quick Take | ‘BJP like Hitler’: Arvind Kejriwal’s fear-mongering is in bad taste Jan 16, 2019 08:51 AM IST

    Quick Take | ‘BJP like Hitler’: Arvind Kejriwal’s fear-mongering is in bad taste

    Political leaders, especially senior members holding important constitutional posts, must not resort to fear-mongering to meet their political ends.

  • Opinion | BSP-SP alliance is good news for Congress, but bad news for BJP Jan 14, 2019 03:08 PM IST

    Opinion | BSP-SP alliance is good news for Congress, but bad news for BJP

    The alliance could be a formidable challenge for the BJP which is on the back foot. Going alone is likely to benefit the Congress.

  • Quick Take | Lok Sabha polls: Will a delay in Ayodhya verdict affect BJP? Jan 11, 2019 01:27 PM IST

    Quick Take | Lok Sabha polls: Will a delay in Ayodhya verdict affect BJP?

    An overt focus on religion and communal issues in the run-up to the polls could backfire on the BJP as it is yet to build the temple in Ayodhya.

  • Quick Take | A lesson for political parties in AIADMK’s Pongal sop opera Jan 10, 2019 01:09 PM IST

    Quick Take | A lesson for political parties in AIADMK’s Pongal sop opera

    Political parties need to ask themselves if they are morally on the right side when they entice voters with ‘welfare schemes’. The electorate needs to ask itself if it has no compunctions in falling for such promises.

  • Opinion | Lok Sabha polls: What are BJP’s chances in West Bengal? Jan 10, 2019 08:48 AM IST

    Opinion | Lok Sabha polls: What are BJP’s chances in West Bengal?

    Right now analysts give the BJP no more than eight seats and the BJP’s desire to hold rath yatras across the state is seen as a straightforward device to stir up communal feelings.

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