Rahul promises loan waiver for Guj farmers if Cong wins polls
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi today tried to woo farmers in Gujarat amid a high- stakes poll battle, promising that their loans would be waived if his party forms government in the state. Calling Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani a "rubber stamp", he alleged that BJP president Amit Shah was remote- controlling the government in the western state.
Telangana govt to set up We-Hub for women entrepreneurs
The Telangana government today announced three initiatives for women entrepreneurs including setting up of a We-Hub which would be an exclusive incubator for them."After successful completion of Good and Services Tax (GST), we decided to roll out three initiatives for women entrepreneurs. We will create a Rs 15 crore fund for them.
Economy Set for Higher Growth Trajectory, Says Arun Jaitley
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said the Indian economy is set for a higher growth trajectory on the back of a slew of structural reforms. He said the NDA government would now focus on large- scale investment in the infrastructure sector and rural areas.
Over 29 pc polling till noon, PM votes at Sabarmati
per cent voter turnout was recorded in the first four hours of polling today for the 93 seats in the second phase in north and central Gujarat regions during which Prime Minister Naredra Modi also cast his ballot. A voter turnout of 29.30 per cent has been recorded till 12 pm.