Maharashtra Election Results: Nitin Gadkari, Subhash Bhamre win; Hansraj Ahir, Anant Geete lose
Gadkari polled 6,60,221 votes, while Patole got 4,44,212 votes at the end of counting spread over 20 rounds.
Shiv Sena miffed at getting heavy industries, again
Sena leaders told ET that they were expecting the railways or civil aviation ministry por...
Congress-NCP grapple with post-election blues
A key part of the Congress-NCP strategy in 2019 was to not repeat the 2014 mistakes.
Battle for Maharashtra: Sena fishing in troubled waters; Jobs a big concern in the Konkan belt
The Shiv Sena, which won Ratnagiri last time, is on the backfoot as issues such as joblessness and lack of new industries are worrying the locals.
Heavy industries ministry has proposed customs duty cut on electric vehicles parts to finance ministry: Anant Geete
Senior officials in the heavy industries ministry earlier said it has proposed reducing customs duty on EV parts, which are currently not exempt from import tariff to the Department of Revenue.
ACMA seeks minimum import price levy on two-wheeler alloy wheels imported from China
In 2017-18, two-wheeler sales in the country stood at 2,01,92,672 units as against 1,75,89,738 units in 2016-17, up 14.8 per cent.
Only policy formation not enough, implementation is key: Anant Geete on future mobility
Speaking at the annual convention of SIAM, the minister admitted that Indian auto industry was among the highly taxed sectors and a comprehensive policy was required to address issues faced by the sector.
New scheme on electric vehicles can be expected within a month: Union Minister
The scheme is proposed for a period of five years and intends to give a boost to electric mobility in the country.
Made in India Li-Ion batteries to cut dependence on China: Anant Geete
The minister said steps have already been taken up by the government to start manufacturing of lithium-ion batteries in India.
PM Modi to launch 2nd phase of FAME India scheme on September 7: Anant Geete
Last week, PTI had reported citing official sources that the prime minister would launch FAME II offering incentives for mass adoption of electric vehicles with an outlay of Rs 5,500 crore on September 7.
Finance ministry has cleared 'sizeable amount' as provision for FAME II: Anant Geete
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch on September 7 the second phase of the FAME India scheme, offering incentives for mass adoption of electric vehicles with an outlay of Rs 5,500 crore, officials told PTI earlier.
Consultant hired for auto policy, focus on clean tech: Anant Geete
"The consultant has been tasked with evaluating all options, including clean technologies like electric (vehicles) and hydrogen (fuel cells)," he said.
Anant Geete's car meets accident, security officer injured
According to an official, the incident occurred at 12.30 pm near Pali village when the Union minister for heavy industries and public sector enterprises was travelling from Khopoli to Pali.
Considering to extend FAME-India scheme: Heavy Industries minister Anant Geete
The scheme's phase-I was introduced from April 1, 2015, to March 31, 2017, which was subsequently extended by six months till September end.
Cabinet may decide on FAME II scheme in a month: Geete
The second phase of the scheme spanning five years from 2018-19 to 2022-23 is likely to entail financial support of Rs 9,381 crore and target new energy vehicles.
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