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UPA government

Centre to table 'white paper' on UPA's economic failures

When NDA govt came into power in 2014, it had shot down the proposals to publish a white paper on the UPA gov's economic mismanagement

07 Feb 2024 12:35 AM

ASAT missile: Arun Jaitley slams Opposition for claiming credit

ll process started after 2014 when Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved it, Arun Jaitley said.

27 Mar 2019 6:13 PM

Shift in GDP rates is just clever jugglery

Foreign trade has also slowed down considerably, showing lack of demand and growth.

11 Dec 2018 1:35 AM

Rafale deal not yet BJP’s Bofors

The perception that there has been a huge defense scandal has hardly percolated down to the common people.

07 Oct 2018 1:34 AM

UPA govt gave loans blindly, weakened banking sector: Piyush Goyal

The bank losses increased from Rs 18,000 crore to Rs 53,000 crore in UPA years, Piyush Goyal alleged.

13 Sep 2018 11:54 AM


Chidambaram slams Modi; seeks details of bad loans under NDA

In a series of tweets, the Congress leader also questioned why the present dispensation did not recall bad loans.

02 Sep 2018 12:02 PM

PM Modi launches scathing attack on Cong, blames 'phone-a-loan' for NPA crisis

PM said while UPA govt hid bad loans, his govt has properly recognised them and brought tough laws to deal with defaults and recovery money.

01 Sep 2018 7:24 PM

$60 billion in NRI deposits needed to hold rupee

The official said that in the last five years rupee was stable against all the major currencies except dollar.

23 Aug 2018 2:32 AM

Macro instability due to UPA policies, says Jaitley

Mr Jaitley also said that 2003-04 witnessed the boom period for the global economy which continued till 2008 when the global crisis started.

20 Aug 2018 12:50 AM

PC says Modi govt cruelly ignoring Food Security Act

The former finance said as long as there were children who tragically starved to death.

28 Jul 2018 2:47 AM


No adjournment of LGBT hearing

SC to hear petitions filed on homosexuality from today.

10 Jul 2018 2:07 AM

Oil bonds issued by UPA govt being serviced, says Piyush Goyal

We have inherited 1 lakh 30 thousand crores of oil bonds which are unpaid bills of oil companies from 2009-14, says Goyal.

19 Jun 2018 1:04 PM

Modi blames UPA ‘paralysis’ for delays in defence sector

The PM emphasised the need for new technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics.

13 Apr 2018 2:31 AM

Pendency of cases: Rahul Gandhi hits out at government

The charge has been denied by the Congress, which instead accused the BJP of using the services of the firm.

25 Mar 2018 4:14 AM

Rahul Gandhi says UPA never hid details of defence deals

Gandhi issued a notice under rule 357 of conduct of business for a discussion on the Rafale deal, but the discussion could not take place.

10 Feb 2018 3:18 AM


‘Economy was in hands of a terrible doc during UPA’

We have covered journey from policy paralysis to structural reforms, from economy being in fragile five to bright spot.

10 Feb 2018 2:25 AM

Modi pitches for simultaneous parliament, slams caste politics

Modi praised his government's work, saying GST and demonetisation are not its only achievements.

20 Jan 2018 8:06 AM

Rahul Gandhi hits out at government over delay on Lokpal

Over the past couple of months, Mr Gandhi has taken to Twitter to attack the government and PM Modi.

06 Jan 2018 1:23 AM

Be flexible on reforms, ensure ‘pain’ is shared

Fiscal 2018-19 is littered with state-level elections followed by the national general election in the first quarter of the next fiscal.

06 Jan 2018 12:13 AM

We’re a nation of gullible people... But how long?

The grim bunch clapped in joy and carried Santa on their shoulders to their village head’s throne.

29 Dec 2017 1:25 AM