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Naveen Patnaik releases peoples manifesto, focuses on Women Empowerment

Biju Janata Dal (BJD) President and Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday unveiled the election manifesto for women promising to provide Rs. 5,000-crore government work every year to the Self Help Groups (SHGs) under “Mission Shakti”. “As women are the real double engines of growth, BJD’s manifesto for them promises Rs. 5,000 crore of […]

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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 […]

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India’s Growth hampered due to unemployment & joblessness. – Dr. Manmohan Singh

he “jobless growth” has slipped into “job-loss growth”, which, together with rural indebtedness and urban chaos, has made the growing number of aspirational youths restless, former prime minister Manmohan Singh said on Sunday, as he hit out at the government for failing to uplift the economy to its potential. Mr Singh asserted that the domestic […]

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Finance Minister Piyush Goyal presents an election budget, 2019 poll in mind!

Union minister Piyush Goyal presented the Interim Budget in parliament on Friday, the last Budget of the government before the general elections due by May. In his speech, Mr Goyal announced major relief for farmers and individual taxpayers. He proposed to double the threshold tax exemption limit to Rs. 5 lakh and increased the standard deduction to Rs. 50,000 from Rs. 40,000. The […]