Modi government’s 2nd term: Where to invest in stock market now?

The return of Narendra Modi as Prime Minister has pumped adrenaline into the stock market. As it became clear on Thursday that the BJP will get a clear majority, the benchmark indices created history: the Sensex crossed the 40,000 mark and Nifty rose above 12,000. Though both indices retraced from those levels due to profit booking, the formation of a stable government at the Centre is seen as good news. The markets prefer a strong, stable regime without the crutches of coalition because it ensures continuity in economic policies. “Investors…

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Manipur Journalist Detained for “Abusing” PM Modi, BJP On Social Media

The journalist’s lawyer will appeal against his detention in court. New Delhi:  A television journalist has been detained for criticising Manipur’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government on social media under a law intended to ensure national security, leading to protests in national capital New Delhi. He will remain in custody for a year, the highest period of detention permitted under the National Security Act (NSA), a government statement read. Kishorechandra Wangkhem, 39, was working for a television channel in the the northeastern state last month when he uploaded several video…

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Days After Bulandshahr Violence, Yogi Adityanath Meets PM Modi In Delhi

Two, including a cop, were killed in Bulandshahr on Monday in a mob violence allegedly over cow slaughter New Delhi: Days after the Bulandshahr violence that led to the killing of two, including one policeman, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his official home in New Delhi on Thursday. Even though what transpired between them was not officially communicated, sources in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said the Chief Minister invited PM Modi for the “Ardh-Kumbh” to be held in Allahabad next month. Sources also…

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Modi govt aims to revamp public health scheme, lower costs after criticism: Report

India’s health ministry has trimmed its cost estimates for extending its main public health programme by 25% after criticism from a federal think-tank over inefficiency and slow progress, according to government documents seen by Reuters. The new estimate of $25 billion for a three-year extension of the flagship health programme, down from an initial figure of about $33 billion, comes as Prime Minister Narendra Modi pushes a multi-pronged agenda to revamp health services. Planned reforms include streamlining spending and bureaucracy, slashing prices of life-saving drugs and medical devices, and nudging companies…

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Swaraj India Blames Kejriwal and Modi Governments for Delhi Smog

Terming the smog situation in Delhi an environmental emergency, the Swaraj India party on Sunday accused the Delhi and central governments of failing to tackle pollution. “Be it the Municipal Corporations of Delhi, the Delhi government or the Centre, none of the authorities have done justice to the tasks assigned to them, which would have led to control over pollution,” said Swaraj India President Yogendra Yadav. “As the toxic smog continues to loom over the national capital, Swaraj India expresses deep concern over the collective failure of the Delhi and…

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international Yoga Day: “Yoga isn’t always a spiritual hobby”, says PM Modi

taking on those linking yoga to Hindu religion, high Minister Narendra Modi stated on Tuesday that yoga changed into no spiritual pastime and people ought to embrace it for higher mental and bodily fitness.Addressing over 30,000 yoga fans at ‘metropolis stunning’ Chandigarh’s Capitol complex, Modi also said that the UN-declared global Day of Yoga had come to be the most important worldwide mass movement.The rain gods, who had given a scare simply hours ahead of the yoga event, stored away at some stage in the nearly one hour session on…

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