Jayalalithaa returns to power, takes charge as Tamil Nadu CM

New cabinet includes 28 ministers, including O Panneerselvam

Kejriwal only wants drama, we believe in governance: Rijiju

Kejriwal has been involved in a bitter fight with LG Najeeb Jung over transfer and postings of bureaucrats

We will come to power in Bihar: Jaitley

Terms the Rashtriya Janata Dal-Janata Dal-United coalition as impractical

State law department examining HC judgement on Jaya: K'taka CM

Says the govt will take a decision on filing an appeal after studying the report

Rajya Sabha panel on GST has 1st meeting

Briefed by revenue secretary, will visit some states, meet experts later this month

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Jaimini Bhagwati: Effective economic diplomacy
Jaimini Bhagwati

We need a systematic approach for selecting and training officers to promote foreign trade and investment, and facilitate ...

Saurabh Mukherjea: Modi hits the 'reset' button
Saurabh Mukherjea

The PM's resets - by attacking subsidies and black money - could help tame inflation on a structural basis

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Wanted: a time frame

Clarity needed on the plan to reduce corporation tax

The benefits of power

Signs of change in the BJP's approach to its core issues

Reworking the financial sector

What the Budget has for banks and regulators

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Would be sending our new Foreign Secretary on a SAARC Yatra soon to further strengthen our ties.
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Picture of the day:  Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and National Conference working president Omar Abdullah with the party's MLAs during the Budget Session, in Jammu on Tuesday

 

Falsehood, overstatement, hype: Congress terms Modi government's first year

Taking a jibe at Modi's foreign visits, a party leader said his greatest achievement has been to create situations where Indians mistrust

RSS leader calls for open debate on Article 370

Indresh Kumar added that the government's commitment over the matter was clear and it wasn't taking a u-turn on Article 370

AAP gets permission to hold 'Jan Samvad'

The 'Jan Samvad' is being held to mark the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government's 100 days in power

AAP govt says it is battle-ready, hardens position on powers

The MLAs slammed the Centre's "infringement" on their rights, setting the tone for the Assembly session

Modi govt fires pro-farmer salvo at Rahul in Amethi

The govt has been disbursing its farm largesse on Amethi in recent months

PM's second year to be as busy as first on foreign policy front

To focus on extended neighbourhood, particularly the ASEAN and Central Asian regions

Jaya starts 5th innings as Tamil Nadu chief minister, rains sops

Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has ordered improvement of roads in urban local bodies at a cost of Rs 1,000 cr

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