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1st Modi 3.0 Budget to eye job creation by expanding PLI scheme, MSME focus | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Steps to boost jobs by expanding the Production Linked Incentive scheme to furniture, toys, footwear and more segments of textiles, along with a focus on MSMEs, while increasing income levels of women and boosting infrastructure, are expected to be among the key thrust areas of the Modi govt's first Budget in its third term with several of the issues also being part of govt's 100-day agenda that will feed into the targets for 2030.Besides, the finance ministry is looking at sops for the middle class, which may not necessarily be limited to options around tax concessions but may extend to interest rate subsidies for housing loans and other measures. These are preliminary areas of emphasis, some flowing from the election outcome, with detailed consultations yet to begin. Detail...
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‘BrahMos Day’: India-Russia JV Bosses Say ‘Working To Meet $5Bn Defence Export Target’

BrahMos Aerospace, an India-Russia joint venture (JV), marked its 26th anniversary on Wednesday, coinciding with the Russia National Day and the Philippines’ Independence Day. On this occasion, BrahMos CEO & MD Atul D. Rane and Deputy CEO Sanjeev K. Joshi spoke to ABP News, and shared the company’s incredible growth trajectory over these years, including in the last two-and-half years since they took charge. In an exclusive interview with Ashish Singh, Editor, Defence & Source link
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In first Cabinet meet, aid to build 3 crore houses for poor approved | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The govt, in its first Cabinet meeting chaired by PM Modi on Monday, approved the proposal to provide financial assistance to construct three crore rural and urban houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY). The plan would entail an investment of around Rs 5 lakh crore, sources said.TOI has learned that under the urban component of PMAY, govt will provide Rs 2 lakh to each beneficiary household for constructing dwelling units or as interest subsidy.Interestingly, the govt's proposal to expand the scheme comes a few years after the housing and urban affairs ministry had brought down the original target from 1.2 crore to approximately 1.1 crore. More financial aid likely for rural housing According to the plan for rural areas, each beneficiary will receive a higher financi...
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Video | RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat: आपस में सहमति बनानें के लिए संसद बनती है, चुनाव स्पर्धा है ना कि युद्ध

  RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat Speech: आरएसएस (राष्ट्रीय स्वयंसेवक संघ) का सोमवार को 'राष्ट्रीय स्वयंसेवक संघ कार्यकर्ता विकास वर्ग-द्वितीय समापन समारोह' हुआ. संघ प्रमुख मोहन भागवत ने इसे संबोधित करते हुए कहा कि चुनाव परिणाम आ चुके हैं. सरकार बन गई है. वही सरकार (एनडीए) फिर से आ गई है. पिछले 10 साल में बहुत कुछ अच्छा हुआ है. वैश्विक स्तर पर पहचान अच्छी हुई है लेकिन इसका मतलब ये नहीं कि हम चुनौतियों से मुक्त हो गए हैं. साथ ही उन्होंने संघ के कार्यकर्ता होने का सही मतलब भी बताया और पर्यावरण की रक्षा के लिए क्या कदम उठाने चाहिए और संघ किस तरह से इस पर काम करेगा उस पर भी रोशनी डाली Source link ...
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Modi Cabinet 3.0: Shah, Rajnath, Jaishankar & Sitharaman retain portfolios, Shivraj gets agriculture

New Delhi: BJP bigwigs and heavyweight ministers including Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari are among eight ministers who have retained their portfolios in the Council of Ministers announced Monday, with the Modi government seemingly focusing on continuity in governance.The BJP, which is the single largest party in the coalition with 240 seats has mostly retained its core team. The party has kept the top four ministries that are part of the important Cabinet Committee on Security with Rajnath Singh retaining the defence portfolio, Amit Shah home, S. Jaishankar external affairs, and Nirmala Sitharaman finance. Shah also retains the Ministry of Cooperation, while Sitharaman has also been given the charge of commerce ministry. Some of the other important portfolios including railway...
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Video | RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat: RSS चीफ ने बताया सेवक का सही अर्थ: ‘काम करने का अहंकार ना पालें, वही सही सेवक’

RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat Speech: आरएसएस (राष्ट्रीय स्वयंसेवक संघ) का सोमवार को 'राष्ट्रीय स्वयंसेवक संघ कार्यकर्ता विकास वर्ग-द्वितीय समापन समारोह' हुआ. संघ प्रमुख मोहन भागवत ने इसे संबोधित करते हुए कहा कि चुनाव परिणाम आ चुके हैं. सरकार बन गई है. वही सरकार (एनडीए) फिर से आ गई है. पिछले 10 साल में बहुत कुछ अच्छा हुआ है. वैश्विक स्तर पर पहचान अच्छी हुई है लेकिन इसका मतलब ये नहीं कि हम चुनौतियों से मुक्त हो गए हैं. साथ ही उन्होंने संघ के कार्यकर्ता होने का सही मतलब भी बताया और पर्यावरण की रक्षा के लिए क्या कदम उठाने चाहिए और संघ किस तरह से इस पर काम करेगा उस पर भी रोशनी डाली, देखिये पूरा वीडियो Source link ...
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Modi government 3.0: Piyush Goyal takes oath as Union minister after debut Lok Sabha victory | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: BJP's Piyush Goyal on Sunday took oath as Union minister in Modi government 3.0 on Sunday. This comes after he emerged victorious in his first Lok Sabha election from the Mumbai North constituency, securing an impressive vote margin. Goyal has handled key ministries, including Commerce and Industry, in the second Modi government.Before this, Goyal had served as a Rajya Sabha member since 2010.In the recent polls, he defeated Congress candidate Bhushan Patil by a substantial margin of 3,57,608 votes, the highest in Maharashtra. His parents, Ved Prakash Goyal and Chandrakanta Goyal, were dedicated BJP loyalists, with his father serving as the shipping minister in the Vajpayee government and his mother being a three-term MLA from Matunga, Mumbai.Throughout his political career, ...
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How Defence Industry & ‘Atmanirbhar’ Push Can Get India Closer To $5 Trillion Economy Goal

During his third term as Prime Minister, Narendra Modi is expected to continue with his policy of self-reliance or ‘atmanirbharta’ in defence. Given the current geopolitical landscape, it is imperative for India to possess self-sufficiency in critical weapon systems. To achieve this, a comprehensive approach must be adopted to domestically produce all specialised technology defence systems. By attaining self-reliance in defence,  India will fortify its strategic autonomy. As we Source link
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Shashi Tharoor Trails Behind Rajeev Chandrasekhar As BJP Finally Gets Its Kerala Story Right

Three-term Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor is trailing BJP leader and Union minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar, a debutant candidate in the Lok Sabha Elections 2024, by nearly 23,000 votes, as of 12.15 pm on Tuesday. Chandrasekhar is a former three-term Rajya Sabha MP. Overall, post-noon trends for Kerala’s 20 Lok Sabha seats showed the Congress leading in 12, and the Indian Union Muslim League, the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and the BJP leading in two each. If the BJP wins a seat in Kerala, it will be a crucial first for the party, which has been working to widen its reach in south India. Crucial contests in Kerala 2024 include the one for Wayanad, where incumbent MP Rahul Gandhi, as of 12.15 pm, has a lead of more than 2 lakh votes over CPI’s A...