UP government to implement 25 projects on priority ahead of 2022 elections
The chief minister has invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to lay the foundation stone of two of these projects — the Bundelkhand Expressway this month and the Jewar International Airport in January. Work on the third such project, the defence corridor in UP, is expected to begin next February when the Defence Expo is held.
Indian government's loan bonanza seen a temporary salve and a long-term pain
Reviving a practice not used in three decades, India's governmen...
FICCI urges government to revisit tendering system for construction work contracts
Experience in India has shown that officials in procuring ...
LG Murmu asks for rooftop solar systems for all government buildings in Jammu and Kashmir
Murmu directed to conduct audit of all 220 KV and 132 KV transmission line towers and take corrective measures before the start of the next winter season to prevent damage to power structure, he said.
Government gives Coast Guard power to board, search, detain any vessel or arrest people
"Empowering Indian Coast Guard and enhancing coastal security. MoD issues notification enabling CG to 'Visit, Board, Search and Seize' suspicious vessels within India's EEZ and its continental shelf @IndianCoastGuard," Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar tweeted. A Coast Guard official said earlier, the maritime security agency did not have the power to board any vessel passing through India's EEZ.
Governments kept ignoring SC, ST creamy layer order: Supreme Court
The latest was in 2018, when it dismissed a plea by attorney general KK Venugopal to refer the issue to a bench of seven judges. He raised the demand again on Monday before Chief Justice SA Bobde, dubbing the issue as “sensitive”. The Chief Justice said he would take a call on the matter in two weeks.
India Inc neither anti-national nor anti-government: Kiran Mazumdar Shaw
Shaw, who had earlier said the government treated India Inc as "pariahs" and doesn't want to hear any criticism of the economy, was responding to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharman remarks that spreading one's own impression "can hurt national interest" in relation to the statement made by Bajaj on Saturday.
SC directs government to use stress fund for stuck Amrapali flats
The estimated cost for construction of all housing projects is Rs 8,500 crore and amount recoverable from homebuyers and buyers of commercial areas is Rs 3,700 crore, which is 43% of the cost. Banks have also been told to release funds to homebuyers.
Government plans new scheme to revive 24,000-MW gas power plants
The power and petroleum ministries are working on the new proposal. The earlier scheme entailing subsidy has been shelved. The proposed new scheme will offer no subsidy and hopes to help operate the power stations at 90% capacity by selling the bundled power. Bundling of solar power with an equal amount of gas-based power is expected to result in lower cost of production.
Congress played politics on Jammu and Kashmir, Ayodhya: Narendra Modi
Modi claimed that the Raghubar Das government in Jharkhand has created a favourable environment for investments over the last five years. He also credited it with decrease in Leftwing extremism.
NSE Indices launches Nifty Bharat Bond Series
The indices will have a base date of November 29, 2019 and a base value of 1,000.
No job losses post merger of 10 PSBs: Government
In August, the government announced a mega plan to merge 10 public sector banks into four with a view to creating fewer and stronger global-sized lenders with robust balance sheets that can be used to boost credit and spur growth.
Rupee rebounds 24 paise as RBI maintains accommodative stance
The rupee's rise was also supported by weaker dollar against key global currencies.
Government open to feedback, criticism, says Sitharaman
She said ministers were listening to criticism and responding positively. “It is this government and Prime Minister Modi which listens to criticism, which responds to criticism with a positivity rather than keep sitting and criticising in return".
Government, BJP strongly condemn Pragya's remarks on Godse: Shah
Replying to comments made by veteran industrialist Rahul Bajaj at the Economic Times award function here, Home Minister Amit Shah said that Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has already condemned her remarks and the party has taken action against her.
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