Voted in favour of citizenship bill in national interest, CMP applicable in Maharashtra: Arvind Sawant
The Shiv Sena on Monday raised concerns over certain aspects of the Citizenship (Amendment) bill but backed the government for its passage in Lok Sabha and even voted in its favour. The bill seeks to provide Indian citizenship to non-Muslim refugees coming from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan . The party is in alliance with the Congress and NCP.
India must build satellite to harness solar energy from space, former DRDO chief Sivathanu Pillai says
India should work with friendly nation...
Marginal hike in FPI caps not helping bond markets: Credit Suisse's Neelkanth Mishra
"The token increase in FPI limits is not working because...
India increases lead in South Asian Games, crosses 200 medals
Kathmandu (Nepal), Dec 08 (ANI): India has continued their lead in the medal tally by crossing 200 medals in the 13th edition of the ongoing...
India in growth recession; extreme centralisation of power in PMO not good: Raghuram Rajan
The starting point to address this slowdown will be for the Modi govt to acknowledge the problem, he said.
SC to hear in January pleas on grant of quota in promotions to SC/ST employees
A 5-judge Constitution bench in 2018 held that the well-off members of the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) communities cannot be granted the benefits of reservation in college admissions and government jobs.
GoFrugal eyes Rs 500 crore revenue mark in five year
The products included RetailEasy for retail businesses, ServeEasy for restaurant businesses and ManageEasy for distribution businesses. Kumar Rajagopalan, CEO of Retailers Association of India launched the company’s experiential digital store using AI and ML for the traditional retail industry.
India's renewable energy programme of 450 GW has attracted attention as it is largest in the world: Javadekar
COP-25, which started on Dec 2 and concludes on Dec 13, is an important conference on climate change as countries prepare to move from pre-2020 period under the Kyoto Protocol to post-2020 period under the Paris Agreement.
52,720 Integrated GST refund claims pending for more than one year: Thakur
A number of companies applied for Goods & Services Tax (GST) refund since the introduction of the tax regime, he said, adding a total of 1,86,158 entities have filed 36,42,272 refund applications, out of which 34,46,010 refund applications have been finalised as on December 2.
Non-compliance of government directives by CPSEs led to shortfall of Rs 9,417 crore in dividend: CAG
As per the norms, all profit-making central public sector undertakings (CPSUs) are required to declare a minimum dividend on equity of 20 per cent or a minimum dividend payout of 20 per cent of after-tax profit, whichever is higher, subject to availability of disposable profi
Concerned over situation in Kashmir, important to restore normalcy: EU Envoy
European Union Ambassador to India Ugo Astuto on December 10 cleared EU's stand on the situation of Kashmir. He said, "We are concerned over...
RIL, ADNOC in pact to explore setting up Ethylene Dichloride JV
"Under the terms of the agreement, ADNOC and RIL will evaluate the potential creation of a facility that manufactures ethylene dichloride or EDC adjacent to ADNOC's integrated refining and petrochemical site in Ruwais, Abu Dhabi and strengthen the companies' existing relationship supporting future collaboration in petrochemicals," the companies said in a statement.
India now known as 'rape capital', says Rahul Gandhi
"The girls, sisters and mothers must be shocked when they read newspapers that every day a girl is raped or killed... The international community today ridicules India. India is known as the rape capital of the world," Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said. Directly attacking the Prime Minister, Gandhi said Modi represents the worst aspects of the country.
India hopeful of Pramila Jayapal move getting only marginal support
Democrat Jayapal has introduced the Congressional resolution urging India to end as swiftly as possible restrictions on communications and preserve religious freedom for all residents in Kashmir. The resolution, introduced in the House of Representatives after several weeks of efforts by Jayapal, has only one cosponsor .
Personal Data Protection Bill: India’s digital safety kit
PDPB will serve as a model for ensuring that Indian citizens have autonomy in the digital economy.
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