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Piyush Goyal
India  /  Published 02.02.19

Dalits fear stipend squeeze

The government has allocated less money to fund scholarships for Dalit students in its interim budget tabled on Friday, prompting fears that the reduced amount might force thousands of community youth...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.02.19

The defence stunt

Finance minister Piyush Goyal said in his budget speech that the defence allocation had crossed Rs 3 lakh crore for the first time, but the outlay represents a modest hike compared to last year’s al...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.02.19

‘Failed’ pension plan in new pack

The Pradhan Mantri Shram-Yogi Maandhan, billed as a mega pension plan, is patterned along two similar attempts by successive governments, including the Modi dispensation, at providing a social securit...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 01.02.19

Budget by cheat fund govt, says Mamata

Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee tore into the interim budget on Friday, calling it a “value-less” “budget of desperation” that wouldn’t be implemented as the Narendra Modi government w...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 01.02.19

Josh on display, but farmer and middle-class discontent on mind

“How’s the josh?” goes the popular line from the recent war movie Uri: The Surgical Strike, which Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his cabinet colleagues like Nirmala Sitharaman like to quote fr...
By Sourav Majumdar and Ashish Gupta in

Business  /  Published 24.12.19

Rail board trimmed

The cabinet on Tuesday approved the downsizing of the Railway Board, which will have four members instead of eight, besides the chairman. All the various railway services as well as departments have b...
By TT Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.12.18

GST cash hoard tickles Centre

The Narendra Modi government, which recently found itself stymied by the public outcry against its controversial move to raid the capital reserves of the Reserve Bank of India, has now cast its eye on...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.05.19

Modi wave now tsunami: Piyush Goyal

Railway and coal minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday claimed that the Modi wave had turned into a tsunami forcing the Opposition leaders to target Prime Minister Narendra Modi using unparliamentary lan...
By Our Bureau in Ranchi/Dhanbad

India  /  Published 23.04.19

Sunny Deol joins BJP, says party is his family

Actor Sunny Deol joined the BJP on Tuesday in the presence of Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Railway minister Piyush Goyal, days after he met BJP chief Amit Shah at Pune airport. 'The way my...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.10.19

Dream team worthy of Nobel

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman asserted again that India continues to rank as the “fastest-growing economy in the world” even as she continued her war of words with former Prime Minister Manm...
By Agencies in New Delhi


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