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Harshad Mehta scam: When a financial scandal triggered reforms in Indiainvestors' service standards, disclosure and surveillance levels and rampant us
Harshad Mehta scam: When a financial scandal triggered reforms in India
dna / Posted 19 hours ago
investors' service standards, disclosure and surveillance levels and rampant use of insider and circular trading forced the Department of Economic Affairs to sit up in 1991, review the current systems and implemented the recommendations of G S Patel... Read more
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Business Standard India
PMO empowers junior ministers with new work profileRam Meghwal — the former would look after revenue and financial services, while
PMO empowers junior ministers with new work profile
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
Ram Meghwal — the former would look after revenue and financial services, while the latter would oversee disinvestment, department of economic affairs and expenditure, officials said. In food and consumer affairs ministry, headed by Ram Vilas... Read more
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New Kerala
First Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of BRICS New Development Bank held in Shanghai - newkerala.com #93471of Governors of the Bank and the second Annual meetings of NDB will be held in
First Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of BRICS New Development Bank held in Shanghai - newkerala.com #93471
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
of Governors of the Bank and the second Annual meetings of NDB will be held in India in 2017. Raj Kumar, Joint Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs, Government of India represented the Finance Minister of India and delivered the Governors... Read more
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Business Standard India
Investors queue up to rescue highway projectsat unlocking equity from completed projects. Chandra said investment through s
Investors queue up to rescue highway projects
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
at unlocking equity from completed projects. Chandra said investment through sovereign funds was being discussed with the department of economic affairs in the ministry of finance. “These could go directly or through the National Investment and... Read more
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Business Standard India
Govt against raising FDI cap in newspaperscurrent affairs via the approval route. The issue of relaxing FDI norms in the
Govt against raising FDI cap in newspapers
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
current affairs via the approval route. The issue of relaxing FDI norms in the print media has been pending for long. The Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) had recently asked the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) to have a... Read more
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dna
Government against raising FDI cap in newspapers, periodicalsnews and current affairs via approval route. The issue of relaxing FDI policy i
Government against raising FDI cap in newspapers, periodicals
dna / Posted 3 days ago
news and current affairs via approval route. The issue of relaxing FDI policy in print media has been pending for long. The Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) had recently asked the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) to have a... Read more
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The Economic Times
Government against raising FDI cap in newspapers, periodicalsand current affairs via approval route. The issue of relaxing FDI policy in pr
Government against raising FDI cap in newspapers, periodicals
The Economic Times / Posted 3 days ago
and current affairs via approval route. The issue of relaxing FDI policy in print media has been pending for long. The Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) had recently asked the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) to have a... Read more
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Business Standard India
Govt against raising FDI cap in newspapers, periodicalsnot to raise the foreign direct investment (FDI) limit on newspapers and period
Govt against raising FDI cap in newspapers, periodicals
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
not to raise the foreign direct investment (FDI) limit on newspapers and periodicals to 49 per cent from 26 per cent. The Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) had recently asked the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) to have a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rwanda, a School of Good Governance - AU Officialgovernance which Africa can emulate, an African Union official said yesterday.
Rwanda, a School of Good Governance - AU Official
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
governance which Africa can emulate, an African Union official said yesterday. Dr René N'guettia Kouassi, the Director of Department of Economic Affairs at the AU Commission, made the remarks on the last day of the African Union summit in... Read more
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The Hindu
One lakh transactions under taxmen’s watchdata for the Doing Business Report (DBR), 2017. A kick-off meeting, chaired by
One lakh transactions under taxmen’s watch
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
data for the Doing Business Report (DBR), 2017. A kick-off meeting, chaired by the Additional Secretary (Investment), Department of Economic Affairs, with the team was held here on Monday. The team will also interact with the governments of... Read more
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The China Post
Killed by fishing netsgreen sea turtle found dead on a beach near the Liaolo Bay estuary on the outly
Killed by fishing nets
The China Post / Posted 5 days ago
green sea turtle found dead on a beach near the Liaolo Bay estuary on the outlying island of Kinmen at the end of June. The Department of Economic Affairs under Kinmen County confirmed on Monday, July 18 that the turtle was twined to death by... Read more
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Business Standard India
As Hyderabad ORR project completes, Telangana govt seeks to utilise foreign exchange saving of Yen loanto utilise the foreign exchange saving of around Rs 1,600 crore arising out of
As Hyderabad ORR project completes, Telangana govt seeks to utilise foreign exchange saving of Yen loan
Business Standard India / Posted 8 days ago
to utilise the foreign exchange saving of around Rs 1,600 crore arising out of this loan agreement . However, the Department of Economic Affairs had so far not responded positively to this request, according to the officials. Loan... Read more
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New Kerala
India, ADB sign $100 mn loan pact on Cauvery basin development - newkerala.com #90334infrastructure and will provide flood protection and renewed access to irrigati
India, ADB sign $100 mn loan pact on Cauvery basin development - newkerala.com #90334
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
infrastructure and will provide flood protection and renewed access to irrigation," said Raj Kumar, joint secretary in the Department of Economic Affairs, who signed the agreement on behalf of the central government. "The loan will support Tamil... Read more
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Business Standard India
GoI and ADB sign $100 mn loan to tackle climate threats at Cauvery deltaprovide flood protection and renewed access to irrigation," said Raj Kumar, Joi
GoI and ADB sign $100 mn loan to tackle climate threats at Cauvery delta
Business Standard India / Posted 9 days ago
provide flood protection and renewed access to irrigation," said Raj Kumar, Joint Secretary (Multilateral Institutions), Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, who signed the agreement on behalf of the Government of India. "The... Read more
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Business Standard India
GoI & ADB signs $ 100 Mn Loan for climate adaptation project in Tamil Naduprovide flood protection and renewed access to irrigation," said Raj Kumar, Joi
GoI & ADB signs $ 100 Mn Loan for climate adaptation project in Tamil Nadu
Business Standard India / Posted 9 days ago
provide flood protection and renewed access to irrigation," said Raj Kumar, Joint Secretary (Multilateral Institutions), Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, who signed the agreement on behalf of the Government of India. "The... Read more
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New Kerala
India, ADB ink USD 100 million loan pact on Vennar sub-basin - newkerala.com #90245flood protection and renewed access to irrigation," said Mr. Raj Kumar, Joint S
India, ADB ink USD 100 million loan pact on Vennar sub-basin - newkerala.com #90245
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
flood protection and renewed access to irrigation," said Mr. Raj Kumar, Joint Secretary (Multilateral Institutions), Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, who signed the agreement on behalf of the Government of India. "The... Read more
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The Economic Times
ADB to give $100 million loan for water projects in Tamil Naduand flooding is common during the erratic northeast monsoon," said Raj Kumar, J
ADB to give $100 million loan for water projects in Tamil Nadu
The Economic Times / Posted 9 days ago
and flooding is common during the erratic northeast monsoon," said Raj Kumar, Joint Secretary (Multilateral Institutions), Department of Economic Affairs. Their plight may only worsen with climate change. The project aims to improve deteriorated... Read more
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Business Standard India
ADB to give $100 mn loan for water projects in Tamil Naduand flooding is common during the erratic northeast monsoon," said Raj Kumar, J
ADB to give $100 mn loan for water projects in Tamil Nadu
Business Standard India / Posted 9 days ago
and flooding is common during the erratic northeast monsoon," said Raj Kumar, Joint Secretary (Multilateral Institutions), Department of Economic Affairs. Their plight may only worsen with climate change. The project aims to improve deteriorated... Read more
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asianage
Potential successors in race to replace Rajan as RBI chiefhis monetary policy stance. Mohan, 68, had two stints as a deputy governor of
Potential successors in race to replace Rajan as RBI chief
asianage / Posted 10 days ago
his monetary policy stance. Mohan, 68, had two stints as a deputy governor of the RBI. He also served as secretary at the department of economic affairs at the Indian government's finance ministry and held positions at the International Monetary... Read more
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The Hindu
Centre mulling raising FDI cap in newspapers, periodicalsand current affairs through government approval route. “Increasing the limit i
Centre mulling raising FDI cap in newspapers, periodicals
The Hindu / Posted 16 days ago
and current affairs through government approval route. “Increasing the limit in these areas is an old suggestion of the Department of Economic Affairs. They have again asked the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) to consider... Read more
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asianage
FDI cap in media may riseand current affairs through government approval route. “Increasing the limit i
FDI cap in media may rise
asianage / Posted 16 days ago
and current affairs through government approval route. “Increasing the limit in these areas is an old suggestion of the department of economic affairs. They have again asked the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) to consider... Read more
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The Economic Times
Government mulling raising FDI cap in newspapers, periodicalsand current affairs through government approval route. "Increasing the limit i
Government mulling raising FDI cap in newspapers, periodicals
The Economic Times / Posted 16 days ago
and current affairs through government approval route. "Increasing the limit in these areas is an old suggestion of the Department of Economic Affairs. They have again asked the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) to consider... Read more
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The Financial Express
Govt mulling raising FDI cap in newspapers, periodicalsand current affairs through government approval route. “Increasing the limit i
Govt mulling raising FDI cap in newspapers, periodicals
The Financial Express / Posted 16 days ago
and current affairs through government approval route. “Increasing the limit in these areas is an old suggestion of the Department of Economic Affairs. They have again asked the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) to consider... Read more
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The Hindu
Govt. mulling raising FDI cap in newspapers, periodicalsand current affairs through government approval route. “Increasing the limit i
Govt. mulling raising FDI cap in newspapers, periodicals
The Hindu / Posted 16 days ago
and current affairs through government approval route. “Increasing the limit in these areas is an old suggestion of the Department of Economic Affairs. They have again asked the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) to consider... Read more
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The Financial Express
RBI Board holds meet in Bengaluru, macro developments in focusThe meeting was also attended by Government nominee director on the Central Boa
RBI Board holds meet in Bengaluru, macro developments in focus
The Financial Express / Posted 16 days ago
The meeting was also attended by Government nominee director on the Central Board, Shaktikanta Das, Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Government of India. (Representational image : Reuters) The Central Board of Reserve... Read more
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New Kerala
RBI Board holds meet in Bengaluru, macro developments in focus - newkerala.com #87131SS Mundra and NS Vishwanathan were present at the meeting. The meeting was als
RBI Board holds meet in Bengaluru, macro developments in focus - newkerala.com #87131
New Kerala / Posted 16 days ago
SS Mundra and NS Vishwanathan were present at the meeting. The meeting was also attended by Government nominee director on the Central Board, Shaktikanta Das, Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Government... Read more
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The Economic Times
Maharashtra plans $10 billion infra fundoffice, who looks after the execution of key infra projects in the state travel
Maharashtra plans $10 billion infra fund
The Economic Times / Posted 17 days ago
office, who looks after the execution of key infra projects in the state travelled to Delhi where he met an official of Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) and other finance ministry officials to explore the possibility of the Centre giving... Read more
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Business Standard India
Will Suuti leave Trishanku heaven?the other two continued to be directors as of the latest annual report dated Se
Will Suuti leave Trishanku heaven?
Business Standard India / Posted 17 days ago
the other two continued to be directors as of the latest annual report dated September 2015. Manoj Joshi, joint secretary, department of economic affairs, is a nominee director. The company reported nominal profit of a few lakh rupees in the past... Read more
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dna
Finance Ministry defends Shaktikanta Das on allegations of land allocation at below market ratesThe Ministry of Finance came out in support of Secretary of Department of Econo
Finance Ministry defends Shaktikanta Das on allegations of land allocation at below market rates
dna / Posted 18 days ago
The Ministry of Finance came out in support of Secretary of Department of Economic Affairs, Shaktikanta Das on an article that alleges of the allocation of land by him to a company at a much lower prices than the market rate. In a post on its... Read more
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The Economic Times
Green energy: SBI inks $625 million deal with World Bankgeneration. The agreements were signed in presence Arun Jaitley, finance minis
Green energy: SBI inks $625 million deal with World Bank
The Economic Times / Posted 21 days ago
generation. The agreements were signed in presence Arun Jaitley, finance minister, Piyush Goyal, minister of state with Independent Charge for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy and Mr. Shaktikanta Das, Secretary, Department of Economic Aff... Read more
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asianage
Centre: Code on failing banks soonin the Insolvency and Bankruptcy code were approved earlier in May. “An expert
Centre: Code on failing banks soon
asianage / Posted 22 days ago
in the Insolvency and Bankruptcy code were approved earlier in May. “An experts’ committee is presently working in the department of economic affairs on a resolution mechanism to deal with bankruptcy in insurance companies, banks and financial... Read more
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asianage
Centre Code on failing banks soonin the Insolvency and Bankruptcy code were approved earlier in May. “An expert
Centre Code on failing banks soon
asianage / Posted 22 days ago
in the Insolvency and Bankruptcy code were approved earlier in May. “An experts’ committee is presently working in the department of economic affairs on a resolution mechanism to deal with bankruptcy in insurance companies, banks and financial... Read more
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The Economic Times
RBI wants ARCs to pay cash to banks in exchange of bad loansmake public the rating assigned by rating companies to the SRs. Speaking at th
RBI wants ARCs to pay cash to banks in exchange of bad loans
The Economic Times / Posted 22 days ago
make public the rating assigned by rating companies to the SRs. Speaking at the seminar, Saurabh Garg, joint secretary at department of economic affairs, said that ARCs give exit opportunity to the first promoter who would than not always be... Read more
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The Financial Express
The UK mustn’t fall for negative interest ratesto keep inflation under check as well as to pre-empt capital outflows. Anand i
The UK mustn’t fall for negative interest rates
The Financial Express / Posted 22 days ago
to keep inflation under check as well as to pre-empt capital outflows. Anand is is with the Indian Economic Service and is a research officer at the department of economic affairs, ministry of finance, and Chakraborty is associate professor,... Read more
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asianage
Potential successors to RBI chief Raghuram Rajanhis monetary policy stance. Mohan, 68, had two stints as a deputy governor of
Potential successors to RBI chief Raghuram Rajan
asianage / Posted 25 days ago
his monetary policy stance. Mohan, 68, had two stints as a deputy governor of the RBI. He also served as secretary at the department of economic affairs at the Indian government's finance ministry and held positions at the International Monetary... Read more
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The Telegraph
Drill for monetary panel startsexternal members will be selected by another six-member committee that will inc
Drill for monetary panel starts
The Telegraph / Posted 25 days ago
external members will be selected by another six-member committee that will include the cabinet secretary, secretary in the department of economic affairs, and the RBI governor. If the RBI governor is unable to attend, he will be represented by a... Read more
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New Kerala
Sujoy Bose appointed as CEO of NIIF Ltd - newkerala.com #82638international investors. Earlier, a Search cum Selection Committee was constit
Sujoy Bose appointed as CEO of NIIF Ltd - newkerala.com #82638
New Kerala / Posted 26 days ago
international investors. Earlier, a Search cum Selection Committee was constituted under the Chairmanship of Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance for selection of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of NIIF Ltd. Mr Bose... Read more
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The Telegraph
4 in shortlist for RBI top jobchosen by a search committee comprising Modi's cabinet secretary, the RBI gover
4 in shortlist for RBI top job
The Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
chosen by a search committee comprising Modi's cabinet secretary, the RBI governor, the secretary of the finance ministry's department of economic affairs and three outside experts chosen by the government. The makeup of the MPC, which would assume... Read more
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The Hindu
RBI Governor choice narrows down toby the search committee comprising Modi's Cabinet Secretary, the RBI Governor,
RBI Governor choice narrows down to
The Hindu / Posted 26 days ago
by the search committee comprising Modi's Cabinet Secretary, the RBI Governor, the secretary of the Finance Ministry's Department of Economic Affairs and three outside experts chosen by the government. The makeup of the MPC, which will assume... Read more
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The Hindu
RBI Governor choice narrows down tochosen by a search committee comprising Modi's Cabinet Secretary, the RBI gover
RBI Governor choice narrows down to
The Hindu / Posted 26 days ago
chosen by a search committee comprising Modi's Cabinet Secretary, the RBI governor, the secretary of the finance ministry's department of economic affairs and three outside experts chosen by the government. The makeup of the MPC, which would assume... Read more
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Business Standard India
Govt cuts RBI governor shortlist to four: Officialschosen by a search committee comprising Modi's cabinet secretary, the RBI gover
Govt cuts RBI governor shortlist to four: Officials
Business Standard India / Posted 26 days ago
chosen by a search committee comprising Modi's cabinet secretary, the RBI governor, the secretary of the finance ministry's department of economic affairs and three outside experts chosen by the government. The makeup of the MPC, which would assume... Read more
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The Telegraph
Brexit push for EU trade talksout of Britain can continue with the zero-duty export structure for trade with
Brexit push for EU trade talks
The Telegraph / Posted 27 days ago
out of Britain can continue with the zero-duty export structure for trade with other EU nations," said officials at the department of economic affairs. The number of Indian companies in the UK, growing at more than 10 per cent, has nearly... Read more
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The Economic Times
Government likely to appoint an economist to succeed Raghuram Rajan as RBI Governoras deputy governor in two different stints. He also knows the government well f
Government likely to appoint an economist to succeed Raghuram Rajan as RBI Governor
The Economic Times / Posted 27 days ago
as deputy governor in two different stints. He also knows the government well from the inside, having been secretary at the department of economic affairs and chief economic adviser. He was India's executive director at the International Monetary... Read more
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Business Standard India
PPP model returns as saviour of roads, infra projectsA new area in which PPPs are getting popular is social and civic sector. A lot
PPP model returns as saviour of roads, infra projects
Business Standard India / Posted 28 days ago
A new area in which PPPs are getting popular is social and civic sector. A lot of pilot projects under the guidance of Department of Economic Affairs on waste-to-energy, water, sanitation, cold chain management and health care are being run to... Read more
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Business Standard India
PPPs turning around, at least in roads sectorarea in which PPPs are getting popular is social sector and civic issues. A lo
PPPs turning around, at least in roads sector
Business Standard India / Posted 28 days ago
area in which PPPs are getting popular is social sector and civic issues. A lot of pilot projects under the guidance of Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) on waste-to-energy, water, sanitation, cold chain management, health etc are being run... Read more
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The Economic Times
Our markets will stabilise earlier than others; no stimulus as of now: Shaktikanta Dasvote, but the government expects India's strong fundamentals to see it through
Our markets will stabilise earlier than others; no stimulus as of now: Shaktikanta Das
The Economic Times / Posted 28 days ago
vote, but the government expects India's strong fundamentals to see it through this turbulence. Shaktikanta Das, secretary, department of economic affairs, says the government has an action plan ready and is keeping a close watch. Edited excerpts... Read more
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Business Standard India
Brexit: How India is reacting to UK's exit from the EUhas been working to deal with the situation. Reserves in RBI are strong and sol
Brexit: How India is reacting to UK's exit from the EU
Business Standard India / Posted 29 days ago
has been working to deal with the situation. Reserves in RBI are strong and solid. We have the firepower to deal with the situation. Our macroeconomic and fundamentals are strong," said Shaktikanta Das, secretary, Department of Economic... Read more
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The Economic Times
Bureaucrats fume over Subramanian Swamy’s attackas suspicious, which may lead to policy paralysis," the official said. On Thur
Bureaucrats fume over Subramanian Swamy’s attack
The Economic Times / Posted 29 days ago
as suspicious, which may lead to policy paralysis," the official said. On Thursday, the BJP Rajya Sabha MP tweeted against Department of Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das. Swamy had said in response to a tweet against Das: "I think there a... Read more
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The Telegraph
$265m for highwaysof India's loan plea for the projects. "The ministry of roads, transport and h
$265m for highways
The Telegraph / Posted 29 days ago
of India's loan plea for the projects. "The ministry of roads, transport and highways had put forward the proposal and the department of economic affairs of the Centre approved it a few days ago. A letter from the ministry, informing the state... Read more
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The Economic Times
After CEA Arvind Subramanian, FM Arun Jaitley shields Shaktikanta Das from Subramanian Swamy’s chargesenior BJP leader and Rajya Sabha member Subramnian Swamy trained his guns agai
After CEA Arvind Subramanian, FM Arun Jaitley shields Shaktikanta Das from Subramanian Swamy’s charge
The Economic Times / Posted 30 days ago
senior BJP leader and Rajya Sabha member Subramnian Swamy trained his guns against Shaktikanta Das, secretary in the Department of Economic Affairs on the social media. Replying to a series of posts on Twitter, the BJP leader appeared... Read more
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