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  • "Fiscal policy doesn't have much space. Government is avoiding any fiscal stimulus to the economy and revenues are falling short. They will have to cut expenditure again just as they did last year unless they are able to realise a lot of money by privatisation or divestment or asset sales," Joshi said at an S&P Dow Jones Indices event.

    A company law panel is expected to recommend lower penalties—half of that levied on larger companies-—for startups, smaller entities, single-person companies and farmer producer organisations. The move will come as a big relief not just for India Inc but for other entities, which together make up for a majority of the companies registered in the country.

    The three-party coalition, a new experiment in Maharashtra involving outfits with diverse ideologies, will be led by the Shiv Sena, leaders in the Uddhav Thackeray-party and the NCP said, marking a progress in power-sharing negotiations. They have already prepared a draft common minimum programme (CMP).

    A division bench of Justice G S Sistand Anup Jairam Bhambhani said that the problem lies in the complete lack of will showed by the authorities to implement the ideas to bring down the levels of air pollution.

    "The chief minister will be from the Shiv Sena. It walked away from the 'Mahayuti' on the issue of the chief minister's post. It is our responsibility to respect its sentiment," NCP chief spokesman Nawab Malik said. The three parties are likely to be part of the government and negotiations on sharing portfolios among them are on.

    The corporate affairs ministry has notified the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Rules, 2019. It will provide a generic framework for insolvency and liquidation proceedings of systemically important Financial Service Providers (FSPs) other than banks, an official statement said.

    Until NBFCs revive, rural incomes won't revive in a big way, says HSBC Chief India Economist

    Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on being asked 'if Shiv Sena CM will be for 5 years or CM will be for 2.5 years each from NCP and Shiv Sena?': ...

    OPEC said its oil output in October jumped by 943,000 bpd to 29.65 million bpd.

    In a post-earnings investor call, Vodafone Idea CEO Ravinder Takkar said the company has been engaging "very positively" with the govt and that its discussions on telecom stress began even before the AGR ruling was pronounced by SC. The SC, last month, ruled in favour of the govt and directed telecom cos, including Voda Idea, to pay dues as demanded by the DoT.

    The Congress and NCP would work out a common minimum programme (CMP) with the Sena, which would then be discussed in the meeting between Gandhi and Pawar, sources said on Thursday. It was, however, not clear whether and when Sena president Uddhav Thackeray will meet the two leaders after the CMP is finalised.

    In January-June 2019, India made 22,684 requests for user data of 33,324 users/accounts from the social media company. This was only behind the US that asked the social media giant for 50,714 user data requests of 82,461 users/accounts in the period.

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