News Wrap: May 13, 2020 - FM unveils Rs 20 lakh-crore financial stimulus package and more

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These news items dominated the media landscape on Wednesday and were widely covered and discussed. Do scroll through:

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Highlights of the FM's speech: Sitharaman unnveils Rs 20 lakh-crore package

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday presented the details of the Rs 20 lakh-crore economic stimulus package, announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday evening. Read More

India’s economic package bigger than these countries’ entire GDPs!

The Rs 20-lakh crore stimulus package, which Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Tuesday to revive the economy in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, is one of the largest in the world. Full List

Major states staring at staggering Rs 97,100 crore revenue loss in April

According to an estimate by India Ratings on Wednesday, both the Centre and states are struggling due to the dried-up cash inflow. Read More

2020 could be to PM Narendra Modi what 1991 was to Narasimha Rao: Opinion

There is hope that he will deliver the two words India has been yearning for decades now – economic reforms. Read More

Your view: Home delivery of alcohol, a good move or a bad decision?

In the wake of COVID-19 pandemic and the ensuing lockdown, the Maharashtra government has announced that it will allow liquor shops to provide home delivery services subject to conditions for both the buyer and the seller. Have Your Say

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Chidambaram mocks Modi's financial package

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced massive new financial incentives on top of the previously announced packages for a combined stimulus of Rs 20 lakh crore. Read More

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Virat Kohli trolls Yuzvendra Chahal for his new hairstyle

Yuzvendra Chahal and trolling go hand in hand these days. Read More

'Why aren't activist judges questioned?': Ex-CJI Gogoi on RS membership row

He also emphasised that there is another category of judges, who get friendly with lawyers during their work, and one would notice commercial arbitration works flowing to a select few judges after their retirement. Read More

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