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Former PM Manmohan Singh has said that rising inequality was a concern and the country cannot allow extreme poverty or economic disparity as it is a welfare state. The ex-PM said India was one of the fastest-growing economies in the world today, but the high rate of economic growth had also been associated with rising inequality, including economic, social, regional and rural-urban inequalities.
Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury stoked a controversy on Monday with his "naali" (drain) remark against Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Lok Sabha, with the BJP launching a scathing attack on him and his party, saying this "arrogance" will finish them. Chowdhury's "naali" remarks were later expunged by Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla
Jharkhand Police have arrested three people and are looking for others involved in the death of 24-year-old Tabrej Ansari, who was allegedly lynched by a mob on suspicion of theft. Ansari's wife, Shaista Praveen, has accused the police of taking the deceased to jail first, instead of a hospital.
Samajwadi Party has claimed that BSP chief Mayawati had announced to end alliance with them in haste as the dalits were getting connected to Akhilesh Yadav in a big way."She is speaking against the Samajwadi Party in haste due to the dalit support to the SP and its leader Akhilesh Yadav. She is weakening the fight for social justice," SP national general secretary Ramashankar Vidyarthi said.
The BJP came back to power as Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a "very big salesman" while the Congress failed to market its product in the Lok Sabha polls, Congress leader in the Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said on Monday. He also dubbed the ruling dispensation as a "compliment- addicted government."
A surge in India’s oil imports from the United States outpaced growth in shipments from its traditional suppliers in the Middle East, after Washington imposed sanctions on Tehran in November, according to tanker arrival data obtained from sources. US President Donald Trump’s administration had renewed sanctions against Iran last year over its nuclear programme.
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BSP chief Mayawati on Monday announced that her party will fight all the elections in the future on its own. In a series of tweets, the BSP chief lashed out at Akhilesh Yadav, and said that the SP's behaviour forced them to think if it would be possible to defeat the BJP by continuing the alliance.
India managed to retain their 'undefeated' tag at the 2019 World Cup, after registering a narrow 11-run win against Afghanistan in Southampton on Saturday. With their next clash being a match vs West Indies on June 27, the Men in Blue made their way back to Manchester on Sunday.
The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to the Bihar government seeking explanation on death of more than 120 children in Muzaffarpur due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES). The Bihar government assured the SC that it is taking all necessary steps to control the outbreak of AES and claimed that the situation is now absolutely under control.
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) deputy governor Viral Acharya has put in his papers six months before his term ends on January 20, 2020. Acharya, who joined RBI from New York University’s Stern School of Business, was a close aide of former governor Urjit Patel and it was his fiery speech in October 2018 that brought out the differences between RBI and the government.
India's win against Afghanistan came after a struggle, something that most fans weren't expecting. TOI takes a look at the takeaways from the game as the anticipation around a third World Cup triumph for the Men in Blue gains momentum.
India's famed middle-order failed to counter the Afghanistan spinners as the Gulbadin Naib-led side restricted the two-time champions to a below-par 224/8. MS Dhoni (24 off 36 balls) and Kedar Jadhav (31 off 48) added 57 runs off 84 balls for the fifth wicket, thus slowing down the proceedings considerably in the middle overs.
I Monetary Advisory (IMA) Group founderowner Mohammed Mansoor Khan, in a video released on Sunday, claimed he wants to return to India and is ready to reveal the names of corrupt politicians and officers who allegedly extorted money from him and who brought about the downfall of his business venture
Ailing stateowned telco BSNL has sent an SOS to the government, seeking immediate cash infusion as it is finding it “nearly impossible” to continue operations and even manage Rs 850 crore salary liability for June as outstanding liabilities of nearly Rs 13,000 crore have made its business “unsustainable”. BSNL is the country’s top loss-making PSU
India is lining up defence deals worth around $10 billion for the US over the next two-three years despite ongoing trade disputes and immigration concerns, even as New Delhi and Moscow have worked out a payment mechanism to get around Washington’s sanctions regime against acquisition of Russian weapon systems.