Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘surgical strike’ on black money has failed to dent his popularity among masses despite the hardships people faced. As the opposition’s attacks against demonetisation gain momentum, can the BJP hold on?
Amid a spate of claims and counter claims by the government and the opposition, we try to make sense of the true impact of demonetisation one year since PM Modi's November 8 announcement.
India’s 30-place leap in the World Bank’s ‘Doing Business 2018’ rankings affirm India’s growth story as well as the Centre’s reforms agenda.
The judgment brings the focus on this crucial shortcoming in our society that has been accentuated both by societal mindsets as well as State apathy.
‘It’s a social reality’ is what kept coming in arguments, but this by no means justifies the deprivation and violation of rights of girls, which is otherwise agreed internationally as well as constitutionally and under various other statutes.
The arrival of the first shipment of crude oil from US signals India's shift from dependence on supplying nations like Iraq and Saudi Arabia.
Bringing petroleum products under GST may lead to petrol and diesel prices falling by as much as Rs 31 in Delhi.
While crude oil remains cheaper, steep taxes levied by central and state governments have resulted in petrol and diesel prices going back to 2014-levels
There has been a sharp increase in petrol prices in Delhi in two months since the government introduced dynamic pricing on June 16
Seen as an efficient administrator, new Railways Minister Piyush Goyal will have to shoulder the task of putting an end to the spate of accidents that have shaken people's confidence in the Asia's largest transporter
The events that transpired in the past week – from the build-up to Ram Rahim’s conviction and his subsequent sentencing – saw riots, killings, prohibitory orders and curfew-like situation in many states that threw normal life out of gear
The BJP has offered unconditional support for Nitish Kumar, paving way for his return as Chief Minister under the banner of the NDA
Maharashtra police have identified the biker as the accused in the accident and booked her under relevant sections of the IPC and Motor Vehicles Act
The Gujarat High Court may have settled the Essar Steel's objections to its inclusion for immediate bankruptcy proceedings, but its observations suggest that the RBI's battle against NPAs may not be free from legal challenge
The Siddaramaiah government has a history of mishandling every incident regarding the alleged persecution of honest and upright public servants. Here are seven cases that happened under his watch
In attacking IPS Roopa, the Karnataka government has laid bare its fear of honest and upright officers who speak up against abuse of power. More importantly, it shows just how deficient the system is in protecting them
The police has, however, ruled out the allegation that Zora Bibi, the domestic help in question, was an illegal immigrant and said that she has all relevant documents in place
While the Congress has vehemently denied that the meeting ever took place, the Chinese embassy first issued a short press release stating that the meeting did happen on July 8, but then removed it shortly after
On July 7, the apex court had restrained IITs across the country from conducting counselling or admitting students subsequent to the Joint Entrance Examination this year over a petition challenging bonus marks
Formal sector workers would be eligible for up to Rs 20 lakh tax-free gratuity once the amendments to the Act are approved
Swaraj also cleared the air over Pakistani media reports faulting India for denying a medical visa to a cancer patient, saying all it required was a recommendation from Sartaj Aziz
With the GST allowing state governments to levy additional taxes to hedge revenue losses, experts fear more states could toe the line of Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu
Decoding why the Tamil Nadu film fraternity believes that the state's decision to levy an additional 30 per cent tax on cinema halls could bring the entire industry to a grinding halt
Anti-profiteering rules under the Goods and Services Tax provide for cancellation of registration of an entity or business if it fails to pass on the benefit of lower taxes or input tax credit to consumers in a commensurate manner
There are some major challenges and apprehensions over impact and implementation of the GST, given he scale of change envisaged under the ambitious tax reform.
A lowdown on what the new anti-profiteering rules under the Goods and Services Tax are and what the criticism against it is all about
From the row over Rohith Vemula to the Una incident and the Saharanpur violence, it is the anti-Dalit plank that the opposition parties, particularly the Congress, have used to target the Modi government
With lines clearly drawn on people latching up to the hockey win against as some sort of redemption for its loss in cricket, PM Modi skipped reference to both ties against Pakistan
The run up to the elections for Maharashtra’s civic bodies saw the political spectrum abuzz with statements projecting the polls as a referendum on the Centre’s move to demonetize high-value currency notes.