High time to have All India Judicial service: Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad
Ravi Shankar Prasad said the exam for the judicial services can be conducted "at the national level, something like the UPSC (and) obviously under the Supreme Court's control, where we can induct the best talent."
Disinvestment of Air India should improve competition within the aviation sector: IATA official
Moreover, the official said that the Jet Airw...
Allahabad Bank reports Rs 67 crore divergence in gross NPA
Divergence in gross NPA is the difference in gross bad loans reported by banks and...
Making history: Rohit Sharma named La Liga's brand ambassador in India, becomes first non-footballer to endorse league
The La Liga India boss said that there is room for cricket and football to co-exist in India.
CBI accuses Mumbai jeweller of causing Rs 568 cr loss to banks
The CBI has registered a case against Mumbai-based P&S Jewellery and three of its directors, one of them a former director of All India Gem & Jewellery Domestic Council, for allegedly causing a Rs 568 cr loss to a consortium of eight banks including SBI, Union Bank, BoB, Andhra Bank, Vijaya Bank, Central Bank of India, Canara Bank & Syndicate Bank .
Govt to sell 100% stake in Air India, says Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri
"AISAM has approved the 100 per cent sale of Government of India stake in Air India for the re-initiated strategic disinvestment of Air India," Minister of State for Civil Aviation Hardeep Singh Puri said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha. The national carrier, which has a debt burden of more than Rs 50,000 crore, has been making loss for long and as part of revival efforts, the government has decided on disinvestment.
India assures renewable developers of pro-business policies
"Government is committed to managing curtailments to enhance the ease of doing business for developers in the renewable energy sector," New and Renewable Energy Secretary Anand Kumar said on the sidelines of the ongoing Madrid Climate Conference (CoP25) at Madrid in Spain late Monday.
47.86 GW of renewable energy capacity installed in India over six years: Govt
"A total of 47.86 GW of renewable energy capacity has been installed in the country during the last six years i.e. March 2014 to October 2019," Power and New & Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh said in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha.
Digital companies scramble to save on tax as India tightens data laws
The fear for companies such as Google, Facebook, Netflix, Amazon and LinkedIn is that if the servers sit in India, it would be seen as a PE and will attract higher tax. Some are also exploring another route for tax saving. They may consider creating a separate company that would own servers and the main entity would only pay “rent” for using it.
S&P to cut India's sovereign rating if economic slump persists
The agency, however, has maintained a BBB- rating for India, which is its lowest investment grade rating. Anything below this grade would adversely impact India’s benchmark 10-year bond yields, which are already on a performance slump. Economic affairs secretary had on Dec 3 tweeted that S&P has reaffirmed sovereign rating at BBB- with stable outlook.
India must have at least 3 private telcos, says Sunil Mittal
Sunil Mittal has termed the situation as 'dire' and seeks help from telcos, regulators and the apex court.
Government readies plan to push India into top 50 ease of business rankings
The government on Tuesday set out the roadmap to get India to break into the top 50 countries in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business rankings with Prime Minister Narendra Modi brainstorming with ministries.
Doping in sports: What India can learn from Russian case
The Russian case is an opportunity for India to put its house in order. While at one level many saw it coming and were ready for it, activists and analysts have welcomed the move as a stern message to dope cheats. No country has the right to play foul and get away is the sentiment and to think that many worthy athletes had to miss out because dope cheats.
Share market update: BSE Capital Goods index up; Graphite India climbs 4%
The S&P BSE Capital Goods index was trading 0.81 per cent up at 16,691.03.
Article 370: Question of referring issue to 7-judge bench to be considered at later stage, says Supreme Court
The top court's remarks came after some of the parties, challenging the Centre's decision of abrogating Article 370 of the Constitution, said there were two conflicting decisions by a 5-judge bench of apex court given in 1959 and 1970. The provisions were abrogated by the Centre on August 5.
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