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Nirmala Sitharaman gets finance ministry, Amit Shah home as Modi 2.0 portfolios announced

Former Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has been appointed as the new finance minister with former home minister Rajnath Singh getting the defence portfolio in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s new Cabinet. Amit Shah will be the new home minister. Former foreign secretary S Jaishankar will helm the Ministry of External Affairs, a press statement from the Rashtrapati Bhavan said. Former textile ... Read More »

Modi 2.0: Here are top stocks picks from four brokerages

New Delhi: Lok Sabha election was one of the most awaited events for this year. After one and half months of voting across the country, results are finally out and Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s BJP is back with a thumping win, the first party to secure back-to-back majority since 1984. Many analysts expect midcap and smallcap stocks to outperform from here on, due ... Read More »

What stocks analysts are betting on, as exit polls predict Modi 2.0

Indian markets today gave a thumbs-up to exit poll predictions, with Sensex surging over 950 points. Most exit polls predict a second term for Prime Minister Narendra Modi with ruling BJP and its allies expected to get a comfortable majority. The broader markets also participated in today’s rally with both BSE midcap and smallcap index surging 2%. The actual results ... Read More »

PM Modi, Economists Brainstorm On Ways To Revive Growth

The interactive session, organised by NITI Aayog, was attended by PM Modi (File Photo) NEW DELHI:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi today brainstormed with economists and experts on the state of the economy as the government looks to revive growth which is set to hit a 4-year low. The meeting with over 40 economists and sectoral experts came weeks before the NDA-government ... Read More »

GST has transformed India’s economy: PM Modi in ‘Mann ki Baat’

NEW DELHI: In the 34th edition of his radio programme “Mann ki Baat”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and said the benefits of the landmark tax reform are already visible in the upswing in the country’s economy. “It has been one month since GST was implemented and its benefits can be seen already. GST has transformed ... Read More »

Africa A Top Priority For India, Says PM Narendra Modi At African Development Bank Meet

PM Narendra Modi said India was working with US and Japan to support development in Africa. GANDHINAGAR: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that Africa was a top priority for his government’s foreign and economic policy and pitched for an Asia-Africa Growth Corridor with the support of Japan. PM Modi, who officially inaugurated the 52nd Annual Meetings of the ... Read More »