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3 September, 2017 3:06 PM Raghuram Rajan warned Narendra Modi against demonetisation, his new book shows

The man who predicted the 2008 global financial crisis also presaged the damage Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s unprecedented cash ban would cause to India’s economy. Raghuram Rajan was governor of the Reserve Bank of India in February 2016, when he was asked by the government for his views on demonetization, according to Rajan’s book "I do what I do", the first 28

20 August, 2017 10:42 PM Panamagate: Sharifs snub anti-graft body

Deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family members failed to appear before the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Pakistan’s anti-corruption watchdog, for a second time on Sunday. They had earlier given the NAB investigation a skip on Friday. ISLAMABAD: Deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family members failed to appear before the National 46

19 August, 2017 7:54 PM After Corruption Charges Against BS Yeddyurappa, BJP Fights Back

Bengaluru: After the anti-corruption bureau of Karnataka filed two FIRs naming former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa in a land de-notification issue earlier this week, his party the BJP has hit back. The anti-graft agency has alleged that as chief minister, Mr Yeddyurappa was party to the de-notification of land in north Bengaluru that was meant to be part of a Bangalore 30

19 August, 2017 1:15 PM JD(U) returns to NDA after 4 years, walks out of Grand

Patna, Aug 19 (PTI) As expected, the JD(U) faction led by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today decided to be part of the NDA, returning to the BJP-led alliance four years after it snapped the 17-year-old ties with the saffron party. The decision to return to the NDA fold was taken in a resolution approved at a meeting of the national executive of the JD(U) 23

13 August, 2017 6:20 AM Narendra Modi may turn populist, shun major reforms till polls: Report

MUMBAI: The Modi government is unlikely to undertake any major reform in the remainder of its term but may channel its energy to publicise achievements and emerge more people-friendly with lower taxes, says a report. "Rather than look to conquer new ground in the run-up to the 2019 hustings, we expect Prime Minister Narendra Modi to focus on cementing 21

4 August, 2017 11:34 AM I-T raids enter 3rd day: Karnataka CM says it's politically motivated

As the Income Tax raids at various properties linked to Karnataka Minister D K Shivakumar continued for the third consecutive day today, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah called it a "politically motivated" move on the part of the central government. BENGALURU: As the Income Tax raids at various properties linked to Karnataka minister D K Shivakumar+ continued 38

3 August, 2017 2:08 PM Top Maharashtra officer accused of Rs 800-crore graft removed

MUMBAI: In a blow to the clean image of the Maharashtra government, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday removed MSRDC chief Radheyshyam Mopalwar, an IAS officer alleged to have amassed Rs 800 crore in disproportionate assets, till a probe against him is completed. In another setback, the state Opposition parties produced a letter that the Prime 24

2 August, 2017 3:53 PM Sharad Yadav close aide hints at formation of a new party

PATNA: A close aide of Sharad Yadav today hinted that the JD(U) veteran could form a new party. However, K C Tyagi, JD(U) principal general secretary and another close aide of Yadav, termed any such proposed move as "rumour". Differences have surfaced between Yadav and JD(U) president Nitish Kumar over joining hands with the BJP after dumping the coalition 23

31 July, 2017 3:56 PM Nitish tears into Lalu, says people of Bihar 'showed him his worth in 2010'

NEW DELHI: Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Monday tore into the RJD and its leader Lalu Prasad for making "objectionable comments" against him, which was one of the reasons why he decided to walk out of the grand alliance. "The decision (to dump the alliance) did not come overnight. I repeatedly swallowed objectionable comments from the other side (RJD) 49

31 July, 2017 11:56 AM 'No one capable enough to compete with Modi': Nitish Kumar on 2019 polls

NEW DELHI: In a verbal pat on the back to new ally BJP, Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar said on Monday that no person or political party has the ability to challenge Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the 2019 general election. "Given the current political scenario, no one can compete with Narendra Modi," Nitish told mediapersons at a press conference 24