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Modi Hijacks Congress Guarantees And Makes A Big Show Of It For 2024 Lok Sabha Poll

By K Raveendran In the high-stakes world of Indian politics, promises are currency. They sway voters, ignite debates, and shape the destiny of a nation. As the 2024 parliamentary elections loom large, the battle lines are drawn, and the air is thick with rhetoric. At the heart of this...

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Indian Economy Is Going Strong But Doubts Arise On The Release Of 8.4% Figure Before Poll Eve

By Anjan Roy The GDP release from the National Statistical Office on Friday, showing a growth of 8.4% in the fourth quarter has befuddled economists and experts and the financial markets. These releases of the GDP numbers start a veritable season of oneupmanship among the economists and commentators to...

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Narendra Modi’s Dig At Mamata Banerjee On Corruption Issue Does Not Stick

By Sushil Kutty Prime Minister Narendra Modi coining “Tu, Mai Aur Corruption” is catchy enough, but ask the Trinamool wag and he will question who is the “Mai” in the “Tu, Mai Aur Corruption” that Modi has corrupted the West Bengal air with, wasn’t Sandeshkhali enough? People haven’t yet...

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CPI(M) Fields Battle-Scarred Veterans In Lok Sabha Polls In Kerala

By P. Sreekumaran THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Communist Party of India (Marxist)(CPI(M) and the Communist Party of India(CPI) have fielded powerful candidates from all the constituencies from Kerala. Their list features stalwarts and veterans who have fought – and won – many an epic political as well as electoral battle. While...

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Gaza Ceasefire And Policy Towards Israel Are On Test As California Votes On March 5 In Primary

By Chauncey K. Robinson LOS ANGELES: California, the country’s most populated state, will be part of the fray of Super Tuesday on March 5. The date is significant, nationally, because it is when most states hold their presidential primaries and caucuses. Fifteen states and one U.S. territory will have...

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After Rajya Sabha Polls Jolt, Akhilesh Yadav Has Turned Aggressive

By Pradeep Kapoor LUCKNOW: After initial shock received during loss of one seat in Rajya Sabha polls due to cross voting by seven party MLAs, Samajwadi Party national President Akhilesh Yadav has shown newfound aggression against BJP. Samajwadi Party had put up three candidates for Rajya Sabha as per...

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George Galloway’s Big Win In Rochdale Marks A Welcome Turn In British Politics

By Ben Chacko By-election results are not necessarily the most perfect indicators of likely general election results, but George Galloway’s stunning victory in the Rochdale constituency in Britain highlights factors which have an important national significance. As the victorious candidate said, it is a victory for the Palestinian people...

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After GDP Data, February Numbers Show Economy Continues Forward March

NEW DELHI: High-frequency data for February released on Friday showed India’s economy continues to cruise after posting a better-than-expected 8.4% expansion in the December quarter. Goods and services tax (GST) collection surged 12.5% to ₹1.68 lakh crore, auto firms posted their highest monthly sales and manufacturing activity hit a...

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Strong Growth May Push Likely Rate Cuts To October

NEW DELHI: The stronger-than-expected real GDP growth print for the third quarter ended December may prompt the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to continue the status quo on policy rate for a longer time than what was being projected earlier. A gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 8.4% in...

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