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Smart cities in India

With the urban development ministry still caught up in preparing the concept note for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 100 smart cities scheme, the PMO has set this month end as the deadline to make a final presentation. Sources said the ...

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Saradha scam Madan Mitra

Embarrassment mounted for West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee and her Trinamool Congress after the CBI arrested state transport and sports minister Madan Mitra in connection with the Saradha scam on Friday. He is the first minister of Bengal to ...

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How to become a millionaire

Getting rich and becoming a millionaire is a taboo topic. Saying it can be done by the age of 30 seems like a fantasy. It shouldn’t be taboo and it is possible. At the age of 21, I got out ...

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Black money G20

Economic reforms are bound to face resistance and, hence, must be insulated from political pressure, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday, but emphasised that such policy should also be “people-centric and people-driven”. Modi’s comments made at a private retreat ...

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Robert Vadra lost control

Robert Vadra, son-in-law of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, on Saturday night angrily pushed away the mike of a reporter when he was asked about his land deals. The incident took place in Ashoka Hotel in New Delhi. Vadra was heard ...

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DLF seeks interim relief

Hit hard by a Sebi order barring it from capital markets, realty giant DLF on Wednesday appealed for an interim relief from the Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) to allow it to redeem thousands of crores worth funds locked in mutual ...

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Black money: Arun Jaitley

Finance minister Arun Jaitley has not denied the possibility that the name of a former UPA minister was in the black money holders’ list. “I am neither confirming nor denying, only smiling,” Jaitley said in an interview to Times Now. ...

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55% in Maharashtra, 72% in Haryana

After remaining sluggish for the most part of the day, voting gathered pace in Maharashtra in the afternoon, with the polling percentage crossing 55% by 6pm.   Voters in Mumbai came out to exercise their right in the afternoon taking the polling percentage in the ...

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SC dismisses plea against Sai Baba

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a petition by an NGO seeking direction to the central government to step in to prevent Sri Sai Baba idols from being removed from temples as urged by Dwarka Peeth Shankaracharya Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati. ...

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Subrata Roy back to jail

Sahara chief Subrata Roy was Wednesday sent back to his cell in Tihar Jail at the end of the period granted by the Supreme Court to stay at an air conditioned facility in the complex to negotiate sale of his ...

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