National

Congress Manifesto promises more power to farmers, promises to bring down India’s fiscal deficit to 3 percent of GDP by 2020/21 if voted back to power

The Indian National Congress on Tuesday released its poll manifesto ahead of the 2019 general elections. Here are some of the promises the party has made in the document. Employment “All of the 4 lakh vacancies as on 1 April 2019 in the Central Government, Central Public Sector Enterprises, Judiciary and Parliament will be filled […]

National

India’s growth trajectory hindered due to high level of unemployment in formal sectors

India’s growth trajectory hindered due to high level of unemployment in formal sectors.Statistical Commission PC Mohanan said on Wednesday that he and colleague J Meenakshi were unhappy at the non-publication of jobs data that had been due for release in December and alleged interference by other state agencies over backdated GDP data. Business Standard said […]

National

Narendra Modi in Odisha. BJP to provide good govt in Odisha, calls to press lotus button to bring back NDA for second term

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said his government had taken measures to set up a ‘chowkidar’ in space and asked people to vote for a government that can take concrete decisions and not just raise slogans.   Launching his campaign in eastern India with a rally in Jeypore area of Odisha’s Koraput district, the […]

Politics

Naveen Patnaik fields Cine Star Anubhav Mohanty against Baijayant Panda in Kendrapada, announces 9 Loksabha Seats

Odia film star Anubhav Mohanty fielded against BJP’s Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda from Kendrapara seat was the highlight of Naveen Patnaik-led Biju Janata Dal’s (BJD) list of nine candidates announced on Wednesday for the ensuing Lok Sabha elections. Panda had won from the Kendrapara seat on BJD’s ticket in the 2014 Lok Sabha election. However, he […]

State

Odisha 2019 Elections has many generational leaders, also called as dynasty politics in india, no party can get away with this?

Several political families in Odisha are in the fray in the 2019 polls, with members of some either seeking re-election or crossing swords with their kin. In some cases, members of such families have been fielded by parties from different constituencies, including one in which the Congress has given a father the responsibility to retain […]

State

BJD to sweep Lok sabha Election with 21 Lok Sabha seats in the state, to play a bigger role in National Politics – Naveen Patnaik

NAYAGARH (ODISHA): Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday claimed that no national party will get a clear majority in the upcoming Lok Sabha election. While addressing a rally, Mr Patnaik said that Odisha remains neglected by the centre at every front. Mr Patnaik stated that the BJD will register major win in ensuing Lok […]

Opinion

Why Agriculture, Rural Development and Healthcare Require a GST Council Type Structure? – Arun Jaitley

The GST was enabled by a Constitution Amendment which was unanimously approved by both the Houses of Parliament. Several legislations to implement the GST were passed by the Parliament. Laws relating to the State GST (SGST) were approved by all the State Legislatures. The GST has enabled a single indirect tax in the whole country. […]