Two Years Of Modi Government News

Industry

Govt’s anniversary celebrations drive viewership for Doordarshan

’Ek Nayi Subah’ generated 5.03 million impressions on an average across all channels

2 min read16 Jun 2016
Politics

Sharad Pawar compares Modi govt’s 2nd anniversary bash with ‘India Shining’

Sharad Pawar says Narendra Modi’s victory in 2014 was just a ’blip’

2 min read30 May 2016
Politics

Political updates: Modi government completes two years

In other news, DMK sees generational shift as M.K. Stalin takes over as party chief, HRD sets norms on MPhil, PhD degrees

5 min read26 May 2016
Politics

What Narendra Modi’s WSJ interview says about his economics

In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, PM Narendra Modi says he has undertaken maximum reform but has an enormous task ahead

4 min read27 May 2016
Politics

Two years of Modi govt: The lexicon

’Mint’ lists the new buzzwords and phrases that were added to the Narendra Modi government’s lexicon in its second year

6 min read26 May 2016
Politics

Two years on, NDA govt’s relationship with key stakeholders

From opposition parties and big business to citizens and NGOs, Mint takes a look at the NDA govt’s interactions

6 min read26 May 2016
Market

Modi govt at 2: business sentiment lower than it was in May 2014

The MNI India Business Sentiment indicator for current conditions for May is 61.8 compared to 67 in May 2014 when the Modi government took charge

1 min read25 May 2016
Politics

Modi govt’s key policy flip-flops in past two years

From the licensing for GM seed technology to the ban on porn websites, here’s a look at some of the policies that were announced and withdrawn

2 min read25 May 2016
Politics

Forge political consensus on GST: CII to govt

As the Modi govt nears its second anniversary, industry leaders say focus should now be on political consensus for passage of the GST Bill

1 min read23 May 2016
Politics

Small worlds and public opinion

Why a 74% approval rating for the Prime Minister is consistent with largely negative commentary on social media

4 min read24 May 2016
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