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NDA’s Rafale deal is 2.8% cheaper than UPA agreement, says CAG report
Broadly, the report concluded that the 36 Rafale jet deal by the NDA government through an Inter-Governmental Agreement (IGA) is 2.86% cheaper than the earlier unconcluded deal for 126 jets under the Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) contest.
In Parliament, Mulayam says he wishes to see Modi as PM again
PM Modi acknowledged SP patriarch’s praise with folded hands and later made a mention of Mr. Yadav’s “blessings” in his speech.
Parliament proceedings: With Sumitra Mahajan’s moving speech, 16th Lok Sabha calls it a day
Work done during 16th Lok Sabha boosted self-confidence of the nation, says Narendra Modi
CAG report on Rafale did not mention dissent note; not worth paper it’s written on: Rahul Gandhi
Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report on the Rafale fighter jet deal did not mention the dissent note by negotiators and he didn’t think it was worth the paper it was written on.
Mamata, other Opposition leaders take part in AAP’s mega rally in Delhi
Opposition leaders, including West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, gathered in Delhi on Wednesday for a mega rally organised by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), where they slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as a “threat to democracy” that must be defeated in the coming general election.
Rajasthan introduces 5% quota bill for Gujjars, four other communities
The Rajasthan government on February 13 introduced a bill in the Assembly to give 5% quota in jobs and educational institutes for Gujjars and four other communities.
Guptill hits century as New Zealand outclasses Bangladesh by 8 wickets
Martin Guptill carried his bat for 117 as New Zealand eased to an eight-wicket win over Bangladesh on Wednesday in the first of three one-day internationals.
10 students of Pulwama Islamic institution injured in mysterious blast
Around 10 students of an Islamic institution were injured in a mysterious blast on Wednesday in south Kashmir’s Pulwama, 35 km away from Srinagar.
Rupee snaps 6-day rise, settles 10 paise down at 70.80 against U.S. dollar
Snapping its six-day winning run, the rupee on Wednesday settled 10 paise lower at 70.80 against the U.S. dollar amid rising crude prices and heavy foreign fund outflows.
World Radio Day: Why we need to celebrate radio as a platform to reach the masses
February 13 is World Radio Day — a day to celebrate the small medium with a big influence.
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