Keyword Results for   'liberal'  
Canadian PM Trudeau, Leonardo DiCaprio face off over comments on energy industry  Jan 25, 12:33 pm
Melbourne, Jan. 25 (ANI): Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urged Leonardo DiCaprio to tone down his "inflammatory rhetoric" on climate change, chastising his harsh comments on the energy industry.
Congress, BJP lock horns over Karan Johar's 'intolerance' remark  Jan 22, 1:24 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 22 (ANI): Taking potshots at Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government over Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar's remark that freedom of expression in India 'is the biggest joke', Congress leader Manish Tewari on Friday said the ruling dispensation at the Centre is against all intellectuals, liberal and right thinking people.
India eyes steady steps towards free rupee  Dec 1, 5:52 pm
New Delhi, Dec 1 (ANI): Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan said on Tuesday India is taking steady steps towards an increasingly free currency, but will avoid "big bang" liberalisation.
DIPP notifies easing of FDI policy in several sectors  Nov 24, 10:35 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 24 (ANI): After Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Indian needs huge Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) for modernisation and progress, the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) on Tuesday notified the recent liberalisation of FDI policy in several sectors, including defence, retail and construction development sector.
USIBC applauds reforms to improve ease of doing business   Nov 12, 4:42 pm
Washington, DC, Nov. 12 (ANI): The U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC) applauded the latest reforms announced by the Government of India on November 10 2015, liberalizing FDI norms in industries that are starved for capital and enable the ease of doing business in the country.
'Bihar polls a great victory for Hindu mind': Sibal  Nov 8, 6:31 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 8 (ANI): Taking a jibe at the trio of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and BJP chief Amit Shah post the saffron party's dismal show in Bihar, Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Sunday said it is a great victory for the Hindu mind which is liberal, expansive and inclusive.
Jaitley slams 'obstructers', says India remains 'highly tolerant society'  Nov 1, 2:56 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 1 (ANI): Reiterating the government's stand that 'intolerance' was not on the rise in the country, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday asserted that India remains a highly tolerant and liberal society.
Looking forward to working with Canada's PM elect Justin Trudeau, says PM Modi  Oct 21, 11:38 pm
New Delhi, Oct. 21 (ANI): Congratulating leader of the Liberal Party of Canada Justin Trudeau on winning the General Elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday he is looking forward to working closely with him to further expand and deepen the relationship between the two nations in the years to come.
PM Modi invites Canadian PM-designate Justin Trudeau to visit India  Oct 21, 5:21 pm
New Delhi, Oct.21(ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written to Canada's Prime Minister-designate Justin Trudeau, congratulating him on his general election win and has invited him and his family to pay an official visit to India.
Liberalised FDI to enhance foreign investments, says PM Modi  Oct 6, 1:04 pm
Bengaluru, Oct.6 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that the sentiment of private investment has turned positive in the recent years and that's why the government has liberalised the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) regime in order to enhance the flow of foreign investments.
RBI to draft paper on liberalizing ECB norms, says Shaktikanta Das  Sep 26, 4:08 pm
New Delhi, Sept 26 (ANI): While inaugurating 'Global Investors India Forum', Economic Affairs Secretary, Shaktikanta Das announced that the RBI will draft paper on liberalising certain External Commercial Borrowing (ECB) norms.
Jaitley urges developed countries to allow greater mobility of skilled work force  Sep 5, 10:27 pm
Ankara, Turkey, Sept. 5 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that the efforts for goods movement and capital liberalisation should be complemented by skilled labour mobility. He was speaking at the G20 meeting of Finance Ministers and the Central Bank Governors in Ankara on 'Framework for strong, sustainable and balanced growth'.
FTII row: Govt. has been very 'liberal' with students, claims Rathore  Aug 3, 1:51 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 3 (ANI): Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Monday claimed that the NDA Government has been very 'liberal' towards students over the ongoing FTII row.
'Vibrant liberal democracy key to progress': PM Modi on 40 years of Emergency  Jun 25, 9:23 am
New Delhi, June 25 (ANI): In a series of tweets marking 40 years of the Emergency, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday termed it as one of India's darkest periods and added that a vibrant liberal democracy is the key to progress.
Belief in 'free will' may give conservatives an edge for 'self-control'  Jun 23, 4:35 pm
Washington, June 23 (ANI): A new study has revealed that conservatives showed a greater aptitude for certain aspects of self-control than liberals, performing better on tasks that test persistence and attention regulation.
Somnath Temple entry for non-Hindus :Tewari accuses trustees of bigotry  Jun 4, 4:03 pm
New Delhi, June 4 (ANI): Congress leader Manish Tewari on Thursday criticised the decision of the Somnath Temple trustees that non-Hindus have to receive special permission to enter the temple premises, and said "there seems to be a very strange kind of bigotry which is taking hold of liberal and a tolerant ethos called the Hindu faith".
Former Lib Dem leader Charles Kennedy dies at 55  Jun 2, 6:15 pm
LOndon, June 2 (ANI): Former Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy has died at his home aged 55, his family said.
UK exit polls show Cameron set for another victory as Labour trails behind  May 8, 9:30 am
London, May 08 (ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron looks set to win another term in office with early exit poll results suggesting that the Conservatives will be close to a majority.
India a 'liberal regime' with respect to foreign donations, says BJP  Apr 25, 9:57 am
New Delhi, Apr. 25 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday justified the decision of the government to put private funding organisation Ford Foundation on its watch list, adding that compared to other countries, India is very a 'liberal regime' with respect to foreign donations.
Political liberals may be 'happier' than conservatives  Mar 13, 11:01 am
Washington, Mar 13 (ANI): A new research contradicts earlier self-reports of higher spirits among political conservatives by stating that liberals exhibit happier speech patterns and facial expressions.
Vinod Mehta's demise a 'grievous loss' to media world: Editors Guild  Mar 8, 7:54 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 8 (ANI): The Editors Guild of India has said that in the passing of Vinod Mehta, the media world has lost a liberal, independent voice and the world of public discourse in India a reflective contributor who spoke his mind without rancour or fear.
Congress condoles demise of Vinod Mehta   Mar 8, 4:29 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 8 (ANI): The Congress party on Sunday condoled the demise of Outlook India Editor -in-Chief Vinod Mehta and said that the latter pioneered a journalistic stream that stood for liberal and progressive values.
Attacks on religious places should be regarded as 'unacceptable aberrations': Jaitley  Feb 17, 2:48 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 17 (ANI): Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday condemned the recent attacks on churches in the national capital, saying that such acts should be regarded as 'unacceptable aberrations' in a society as liberal as India.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal slams liberals for being obsessed with race  Feb 10, 2:00 pm
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal lashed out at liberals for their obsession with race, saying that dividing people on the basis of their skin colour is "the dumbest thing".
Saudi court to review further flogging of blogger sentenced to 1000 lashes  Jan 17, 11:44 am
London, Jan 17 (ANI): Saudi Arabia's Supreme Court is set to review the case of a liberal blogger sentenced to 1,000 lashes for insulting Islam.