FM Sitharaman in Chennai Live: Dips in GDP growth are part of the process, says FM

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to hold a press conference on the 100 days of Modi 2.0 in Chennai. She is expected to talk about key decisions made by the government in 100 days. The Modi government came retained their power on May 23, and the cabinet was sworn-in on May 30. Stay tuned for more updates.
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    Watch Nirmala Sitharaman address media on completion of 100 days of Govt

  • 14:42

    On GDP slide to 5% in Q1FY20: Such dips in GDP growth do happen, it is part of the process: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

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    Govt will as much as possible front load spends from Rs 100 lakh crore infra fund to help enhance consumption: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

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    Cannot singularly take a decision on GST rate cut on automobiles. It is for the GST Council to decide, says FM Nirmala Sitharaman

  • 13:43

    100 days of Modi 2.0: A hundred worries now

    No government can be judged by its performance in the first 100 days in office, but they give intimations of its nature and strength, aims and priorities and the directions it seeks to set. The second Narendra Modi government which has completed its 100 days has given ample indications in all these respects, and the picture that emerges from them is not all rosy, as its leaders and spokesmen claim. After the emphatic election victory in the May elections, the government is politically stronger and surer of itself, and the Opposition is weaker and uncertain.

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  • 13:34

    Govt celebrating 100 days amid economic slowdown: CPI

    The CPI on Monday said it is "surprised" that the government is celebrating 100 days of "success" even though the country is facing an economic slowdown.

    The Modi government has completed 100 days in office in its second consecutive term and Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday asserted that the fundamentals of the Indian economy are strong and there is no "panic situation" in the country.

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  • 13:35

    Efforts on to bring black money back to India: Thakur

    Efforts are on to bring back to India black money deposited in various foreign banks by some Indians, Union minister Anurag Thakur said on Monday.

    The Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs was addressing reporters here on the completion of 100 days of Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA)-II government.

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  • 13:32

    First 100 days: 'Govt wrote new chapters in governance'

    In contrast to the "easygoing" approach that defined governments on return to power earlier, the Modi dispensation has demonstrated political will and taken remarkable strides in governance in its first 100 days after being reelected, a BJP-affiliated think tank said on Monday.

    The Public Policy Research Centre (PPRC) released a monograph -- "100 milestones in hundred days" -- to highlight the BJP-led NDA government's major decisions, and asserted they have recorded new chapters in governance.

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  • 13:30

    We know how to take challenges head-on: Modi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday touched upon several decisive decisions taken by his government, including those on national security and economy, saying, "we know how to take challenges head-on".

    Addressing a well-attended rally in Haryana ahead of Assembly elections that are likely next month, Modi said that his government's first 100-days in power were of change, development, and decisiveness.

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  • 13:29

    Modi govt committed to empowering women: Smriti Irani

    The government is committed to empowering women and securing the future of children, WCD Minister Smriti Irani said on Sunday as she listed out achievements of the Modi government in its first 100 days including freeing women from triple talaq and making a law against child sexual abuse more stringent.

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  • 13:28

    Priyanka Gandhi slams govt over economic crisis

    Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday said the Modi government is mum after "ruining the economy" and alleged that it is trying to hide the grim situation in the country.

    Her attack came as the Modi government completed 100 days in office in its second term.

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  • 13:27

    Rahul congratulates govt for '100 days of no vikas'

    The Congress on Sunday tore apart the Modi government’s claims of good governance, saying economic mismanagement, vendetta politics, uncertainty in J&K and Assam were the hallmarks of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first 100 days in office.

    Leading the charge, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi said the Modi government’s 100 days in office were marked by a “glaring lack of leadership, direction and plans to turnaround the ravaged economy”.

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  • 13:26

    First 100 days of Modi govt truly remarkable: Nishank

    Union minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank on Monday said historic decisions like the ban on instant talaq and abrogation of Jammu and Kashmir's special status were taken during the first 100 days of the Modi government.

    "Vexed issues hanging fire for decades were resolved during the brief period making it remarkable in every way," the Union minister of human resource development, told reporters here.

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  • 13:24

    Our govt is known for natl. security, development: Shah

    Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sept.8 said the Narendra Modi government is "synonymous" with the national security, development and welfare of the poor besides being a "symbol of hope" for every section of the society.

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