Govt considering lifting ban on onion exports
The government is considering lifting ban on exports of onion as fresh arrival of the commodity has started softening its prices in the domestic market, an official said.
India, Brazil ink 15 pacts to boost ties further
India and Brazil on Saturday inked 15 agreements to boost cooperation in a wide range of are...
I get inspiration and energy from you, PM tells children who won national awards
The Pradhan Mantri Bal Puraskar awards are given to childre...
No stay on CAA, SC issues notice to Centre, seeks reply in four weeks
The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notice to the Centre on fresh petitions filed challenging the Citizenship Amendment Act and sought rep...
Modi’s team promises new dawn in Kashmir outreach
Union ministers Ravi Shankar Prasad, Nityanand Rai, GK Reddy, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Sanjay Dhotre met people at different places reiterating that the Valley should shun all negativity of the past and look forward to a new new sunrise under Narendra Modi government that would bring happiness to all residents.
19 PFI members released on bail
Nineteen members of the Popular Front of India (PFI), an Islamic organisation whom UP Police wanted banned for their alleged role in organising violent anti-CAA protests in the state, have been released on bail. The police had arrested a total of 25 PFI members.
Narendra Modi to address 'Mann Ki Baat' on January 26 at 6 pm
The first address of PM Modi's monthly programme in 2020 will be done on the Republic Day, that is, January 26 at 6 pm, according to the official handle of 'Mann Ki Baat Updates.'
Maharashtra: Govt to make Marathi compulsory till Class 12 in all schools
The Maharashtra government will enact a law during the next Assembly session, making it mandatory to teach Marathi language in all schools i...
Cabinet to take up proposal to amend Disaster Management Act
The 2005 Act mandates creation of new institutions and assignment of specific roles for Central, state and local governments. Under provisions of the Act, the NDMA has been established under the chairmanship of the prime minister and National Executive Committee (NEC) of Secretaries has been created to assist the NDMA in the performance of its functions.
Modi, Shah are a drag on Indian democracy: Sibal
Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Tuesday said the nationwide protests against the amended citizenship law reflected that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah were a "drag on Indian democracy".
NCDEX wants govt to mandate banks to extend agri-credit only against eNWR in Budget
NCDEX said that the Commodity Transaction Tax (CTT) levied on processed agri commodities has increased impact cost of market participants.
Rly commissions govt's first waste to energy plant; to turn e waste, plastic into light diesel oil
The foot print of the plant is small hence the area required for installing it is less when compared with conventional method of processing. All constituents are converted into valuable energy thereby making it zero discharge process.
Govt plans to cut EPF contribution rate, take home pay would rise: Will employees benefit?
Currently, employee contribution to PF is 12 percent, and an equal percentage is contributed by the employer. However, the draft EPF Bill proposes to reduce the EPF rate of contribution to 10 percent, both by the employee and the employer.
Kerala govt not to cooperate with procedures for NPR updation
The Left government in Kerala is set to inform the Union government about its non-cooperation with any official procedures regarding the updation of the National Population Register (NPR). A special cabinet headed by Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan took the decision.
Govt to invite bids for reallocation of subsidy for 2,000 e-buses in February
The government is expected to issue an expression of interest next month under the ongoing second phase of Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid &) Electric Vehicles in India (Fame India), but it is likely to be open to only state utilities that have awarded tenders or are close to award tenders as per the scheme.
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