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Santosh Koshy Joy
Onion price rise and the politics around it
The palpable worry of the political class in India with respect to the onion prices has a history. The fuss around onions is more political than economic.
Govt forms panel to look to concerns of bank mergers, strike called off
With a slowing economy and proposed big ticket bank loan disbursement, government do not want to antagonise the bank employees, say expert.
Trump does it again, offers mediation; India still figuring out its reaction
During Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with Trump on the sidelines of the G7 Summit in France last month, Modi reiterated India’s stand on the issue and ruled out the scope of any third-party mediation in the matter.
Census 2021: Amit Shah plans to make it digital, a prospect to be viewed with caution, say experts
The exercise would also be part of the preparation of the National Population Register. Census 2011, which was paper-based, had placed the country’s population at 121 crores.
Jharkhand polls may be delayed due to security deployment constraints
Election Commission is finding it tough to arrange paramilitary forces in the festival season
With the economy in a near mess, Modi chooses ‘Kashmir’ for his poll bugle
"We had promised that we will make new efforts to curb the problems in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. Today I can say with satisfaction that the country has started walking towards fulfilling those dreams," PM Modi said.
Supreme Court receives two contrary reports on Jammu and Kashmir situation, reserves comments
“We have received a report from the High Court CJ denying that there is any denial of access. At this stage we are not in a position to make any comments on the report due to a contrary report to this,” the Supreme Court bench said.
India bows to US demand on airline ground handling permissions
Government may soon permit US airlines to handle its ground operations in India by making changes in the domestic laws
Indian Railways will have a private train in its system next month
The first private train will run between Lucknow and Delhi from October this year