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India to be most populous by 2027: UN

According to UN Report, India is set to overtake China as the most populous country by 2027 and will have almost 1.64 billion inhabitants by 2050

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Uptick for India on sanitation in UN report

According to UN Report, India has made great gains in providing basic sanitation facilities since the start of the millennium, accounting for almost two thirds of the 650 million people globally who stopped practising open defecation between 2000 and 2017.

US deploys more troops to West Asia

China and Russia warned about escalating West Asian tensions after USA said it would deploy 1,000 more troops to the region and renewed accusations that Iran was behind a tanker attack.

15 finance ministry officials get marching orders

President Ram Nath Kovind has ordered the retirement of 15 senior officials of the Ministry of Finance over corruption charges

An idea whose time may not have come

S.Y. Quraishi a former Chief Election Commissioner of India, discusses the concerns and hurdles in “one nation, one election”

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E-com firms take up data localisation issues with Goyal

E-commerce companies voiced their concerns about the Reserve Bank of India’s data localisation norms with Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal.

Building confidence, BIT by BIT

As Finance Minister gets ready to present the first budget of the 17th Lok Sabha, there are numerous economic challenges and she needs to strike a balance between foreign investor interests and those of the state