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Key highlights of PM Narendra Modi’s speech on Tuesday


PM Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced a Rs 20 trillion package for India’s economy. The package amounts to nearly 10% of the country’s GDP. He said the economic package, aimed at undoing the devastating impact of a national lockdown to contain the coronavirus, would play an important role in making India self-reliant. […]

PM Modi to address nation at 8pm, govt hints at easing lockdown

PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation at 8pm, a day after he told chief ministers a lockdown to contain the coronavirus outbreak must gradually lifted to allow economic activities. “We have a twofold challenge–to reduce the transmission rate of the disease, and to increase public activity gradually,” Modi said in […]

Sonia Gandhi writes to PM Modi seeking economic package for MSMEs

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Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the grave economic crisis facing the nation. In the letter, Gandhi highlighted the concerns of the MSME sector, saying if ignored, the problem can have a devastating and expansive ripple effect on the country’s economy. Gandhi suggested five […]