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India Steps Closer to Ending 40-Year-Old Monopoly on Coal - Businessweek

India stepped closer to ending a four-decade-old government monopoly on mining and selling coal as Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks to tackle fuel shortages.

The government approved a decree enabling it to permit commercial mining in future, Finance Minister… 258 more words

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For The Lack Of A Defence Minister...

It has been five months since Narendra Modi took office as prime minister, and India is yet to have a real defence minister. To underscore the seriousness of this lacuna, in that short time, India has already weathered a not insignificant Chinese intrusion in Aksai Chin and Pakistani shelling of its border posts in Kashmir. 887 more words

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Arun Jaitley is walking an impossible tightrope in trying to open up India's coal sector

Finance minister Arun Jaitley has stirred up country’s policy circles by hinting at the possible privatization of India’s critical coal industry, which has remained under state control for four decades. 818 more words

Deregulating diesel prices: A good decision that will be tested when oil prices rise again

Vivek Kaul

The government on Saturday announced the decision to deregulate diesel prices. “Henceforth—like petrol—the price of diesel will be linked to the market,” the finance minister Arun Jaitley said after a cabinet meeting. 1,231 more words

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Diesel deregulated, prices slashed

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has announced the deregulation of diesel prices making it cheaper by Rs-3.50 per litre (Delhi). The bold move comes amidst the global drop in crude oil prices to which the fuel will be directly linked to from now on. 196 more words

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Narendra modi meets top military officers at combined commanders conference

Narendra modi meets top military officers at combined commanders conference

భారత ప్రధాని నరేంద్రమోడీ శుక్రవారం నాడు త్రివిధ దళాలకు చెందిన అత్యున్నత స్థాయి అధికారులను కలిశారు. చైనా, పాకిస్థాన్ సరిహద్దుల్లో ఉద్రిక్త వాతావరణం నెలకొన్న

భారత ప్రధాని నరేంద్రమోడీ శుక్రవారం నాడు త్రివిధ దళాలకు చెందిన అత్యున్నత స్థాయి అధికారులను కలిశారు. చైనా, పాకిస్థాన్ సరిహద్దుల్లో ఉద్రిక్త వాతావరణం నెలకొన్న…Read More……

We ran India's top ministers' assets by a financial planner. He is worried about Modi

The Prime Minister’s Office has published the assets and liabilities of the union council of ministers. As we reported when the new cabinet was sworn in, members of this cabinet… 907 more words