49 days of the new government

focusWhile the AAP government lasted for 49 days in New Delhi, the expectation of people were let down as only so much could be achieved in those 49 days. We now have a new government in the Parliament. It’s important to keep track of how this government does in its first 49 days. This post will be updated regularly over the next 49 days with major highlights:

Day 1 – 27 May 2014

1. Constituted a special investigative team (SIT) to dig out black money headed by a retired Supreme Court judge, M B Shah

2. “The process of repealing Article 370 has started” says MoS PMO, Jitendra Singh

3. No FDI in multi brand retail says Nirmala Sitharaman

Day 2 – 28 May 2014

1.  Ordinance pushed in 2 days to clear path to principal secretary post 

2. Article 370: RSS Joins row

3. GM crops will be put on backburner

Day 4 – 29 May 2014

1. Modi unveils 10 commandments, asks cabinet for 100-day agenda

2. Diplomacy drive continues, PM sets his sights on China

3. Reliance to take over Network 18 in  4,000cr mega media deal

4. Modi sets agenda for green minister

Day 5 – 30 May 2014

1. GDP growth stays below 5% for 2nd year running 

2. After Article 370,  BJP now rakes up uniform civil code

Day 6 – 31 May 2014

1. New govt scraps ministerial panels

2. I&B mulls allowing news broadcast on private FM’s

Day 7 – 1 June 2014

1. Jaitley to focus on fiscal discipline

2. Diesel price increased by 50 Paise per Litre

Day 8 – 2 June 2014

1. Babus meet PM today, will get 10 mins to give 10-slide talk

PM Narendra Modi’s meeting with Secretaries postponed

2. SIT draws up roadmap to retrieve black

3. Ahead of House session, Modi meets his Council of Ministers

Day 9 – 3 June 2014

1. Munde’s Maha dream ends in New Delhi

Day 10 – 4 June 2014

1. Work without fear, PM tells senior babus

2. Pitroda quits, others may follow suit

3. `Hindu zealots’ kill man in Pune over FB post

Day 11 – 5 June 2014

1.  Green clearances go online with time limits for approvals

2. Gadkari promises to table brand new MV bill

3. Government to Announce New Gas Price by July 1: Report

Day 12 – 6 June 2014

1. No file should go through more than 4 layers: CabSec to depts

2. A waterway from Varanasi to Kolkata?

3. Narendra Modi sets finance minister priority: inflation combat

Day 13 – 7 June 2014

1. Fear drives many in Pune to shun skull caps, Pathani suits

2. Jaitley promises clutch of reforms

3. PM’s silence on some issues has certainly been perplexing – Barkha Dutt

Day 14 – 8 June 2014

1. STORM EFFECT In blazing heat, Delhiites left powerless for hours

2. Focus More on Skill, Scale & Speed: PM

Day 15 – 9 June 2014

1. Modi signals women’s quota in Parl, zero tolerance for riots

2. City continues to reel under outages

3. No fear of green hurdles on path of progress

4. Govt steps up efforts for GST rollout

Day 16 – 10 June 2014

1. Will take 2 wks to sort out city power crisis: Goyal

2. Aadhaar panel among four junked to boost efficiency

3. Hindu Rashtra Sena chief held for techie’s murder

Day 17 – 11 June 2014 

1. Powerless for 12 hrs, protesters burn bus

2. Ask SC to fast-track your cases: Modi to MPs

3. Stop excuses for rape, work for poor, minorities: Modi in House

Day 18 – 12 June 2014

1. Union minister gets notice in rape case

2. Defence projects along LAC to get quick green nod

3. Retail inflation eases to 8.28%; IIP rebounds to 13-month high of 3.4%

Day 19 – 13 June 2014

1. 3 sitting Rajya Sabha MPs booked by CBI in LTC scam

2. Letter, sari diplomacy’ goes on amid firing

Day 20 – 14 June 2014

1. Govt starts review of FTAs & SEZ policy, Cos Act

2. Ahead of Union Budget, PM hints at `bitter medicine’

3. RRTS finally on track, NCR primed for a boom phase

4. Economy in very bad shape: Modi

Day 21 – 15 June 2014

1. PM for tough economic measures

2. Kargil tunnel gets Gadkari’s push

Day 22 – 16 June 2014

1. In 10 days, 3 BJP leaders killed in UP

2. PMO asks ministries for 100-day plan

3. Inflation soars to a 5-month high of 6%

Day 23 – 17 June 2014

1.  UP governor quits, others on NDA `sack list’ line up at Modi’s door

2. Food price war: Jaitley targets hoarders, exports

3. E-ricks saved but passengers at risk: Experts

Day 24 – 18 June 2014

1. Iraq horror hits home, 40 Indians abducted

2.  Cancel Greenpeace permission to collect foreign funds: IB

3. NDA’s national ID cards may kill UPA’s Aadhaar

Day 25 – 19 June 2014

1. Rival steps up fight to stop Suhag from heading Army

2. Waive green nod to extract more coal from mines

3. Govt on axing spree: NDMA, NCW members told to quit

4. BJP stands by rape accused neta

Day 26 – 20 June 2014

1.  First dose of bitter medicine: Railway fares hiked 14%, freight rates 6.5%

2. We’ll devise a new education policy: Irani

Day 27 – 21 June 2014

1. Indian hostages in Iraq safe, says govt

Day 28 – 22 June 2014

1. Switzerland to share list of account holders with India

2. 53 newly elected LS MPs face criminal cases, 24 from BJP: ADR

Day 29 – 23 June 2014

1. MORE BITTER PILLS COMING – Gas price to go up, though less than UPA plan

2. India writes to Switzerland, wants details of black money

Day 30 – 24 June 2014

1. 25,000 crore to revive Yamuna, connect more areas with sewer network

Day 31 – 25 June 2014

1. Need two years to fix Delhi’s power situation, says Goyal

2. Condoms safe, fidelity safest, says Vardhan

3. Govt defers gas price hike, may junk UPA plan

Day 32 – 26 June 2014

Day 33 – 27 June 2014

Day 34 – 28 June 2014

1. Modi to BJP MPs: Avoid nepotism

 

Day 35 – 29 June 2014

1. Retail onion prices soar to double of wholesale

2. FM seeks more black cash info from Swiss

3. Centre starts talks with NE insurgents

4. Chambers flip-flop on 100% defence FDI

Day 36 – 30 June 2014

1. Govt scrambles to pull out all Indians from Iraq

Day 37 – 1 July 2014

Day 38 – 2 July 2014

1. After Gopal tiff, two key judicial bills put on hold

Day 38 – 3 July 2014

1. Singapore offers help in Modi’s smart city project

2. Modi leans on FB to draw more tourists

Day 40 – 4 July 2014

Day 41 – 5 July 2014

Day 42 – 6 July 2014

Day 43 – 7 July 2014

Day 44 – 8 July 2014

Day 45 – 9 July 2014

Day 46 – 10 July 2014

Day 47 – 11 July 2014

Day 48 – 12 July 2014

Day 49 – 13 July 2014

 

 

Summary

13th Day – Diesel prices go up, gas prices likely to double by 1 July 2014. SIT to recover black money & its first meeting was the biggest highlight.  Many plans being made, no concrete action on any issues so far.

 

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