Punjab government passes resolution against CAA
Resolution moved by Punjab government against Citizenship Amendment Act has been passed in th...
MS Dhoni dropped from BCCI's central contracts list
The BCCI announced the central contract for the period of October 2019 to September 2020....
Apathy of previous governments forced farmers to commit suicide: Yogi Adityanath
Adityanath said the state government was aiming to open Farm...
Banned NDFB gives up arms, signs agreement with government
According to the pact, the National Democratic Front of Boroland under the leadership of its 'president' B Saoraigwra will abjure violence and join in peace talks with the government. The tripartite agreement was signed by representatives of the NDFB and the central and Assam governments, the officials said.
India, Central Asian region have exclusively positive dynamics: Uzbek Foreign Minister
“…New Delhi is associated among the countries of the region not with competition for regional leadership, but as an example of mutually beneficial and respectful cooperation. From of old, India’s role in our region has always been constructive and in-demand one,” Kamilov said in his ministerial address at Raisina Dialogue.
Central Vista makeover: North, South Blocks likely to reflect India's pre and post-1857 history
At present, the South Block houses the Prime Minister's Office, Ministry of Defence and Ministry of External Affairs, while the North Block has offices of Home Ministry and Finance Ministry.
Government relief only hope, else telecom sector headed for duopoly: Analysts
Industry experts are divided over the likely outcome of the sector heading towards a duopoly with two private telcos-Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel plus one PSU- BSNL with a limited reach. While Vodafone Idea is reeling under the debt of Rs 53,000 crores as AGR payment, Airtel is better financially placed to pay its statutory dues of Rs 35,000.
Indian govt's outstanding loans from RBI at $8.53 bln in week to Jan. 10
State governments had 75.89 billion rupees loans from the RBI in the week ended Jan. 10, compared with 53.04 billion rupees in the previous week, the release showed.
MSD dropped from BCCI's central contract, #ThankYouDhoni trends on Twitter
Dhoni fans, left disappointed with the news, expressed their emotions on social media.
Amazon promises 1 million new jobs in India amid tensions with government
Amazon.com Inc chief Jeff Bezos had on Wednesday announced USD 1 billion (over Rs 7,000 crore) investment in India to help bring small and medium businesses online and committed to exporting USD 10 billion worth of India-made goods by 2025. "We are investing to create a million new jobs here in India over the next five years," Bezos said.
Kerala Governor slams LDF government over moving SC on CAA without informing him
Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan on Friday lashed out at the Left-ruled state government over it approaching the Supreme Court against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and said he may seek a report for not informing him about the move.
What is government borrowing? How it impacts fiscal deficit?
In the current fiscal, the government has decided to stay with the borrowing programme as announced in the Budget 2019. This has cheered the markets and kept yields in check. In the Budget speech, the finance minister also announced borrowing from overseas market but later on dropped the plan owing to currency risks.
Government has money for statues, not public health: Bombay High Court
A division bench of Justices S C Dharmadhikari and R I Chagla was hearing a public interest litigation seeking release of grants to Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital for Children and Nowrosjee Wadia Maternity Hospital from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and the state government.
India, Uzbekistan explore PTA to push bilateral trade and business with Central Asia
Jaishankar and Kamilov evaluated the initiative of the India-Central Asia Dialogue at the level of Foreign Ministers with the participation of Afghanistan which was held in Samarkand, Uzbekistan in January 2019. The next Dialogue will be held in India in 2020. Kamilov stated that he looks forward to participating in it.
PSUs to file review petitions over Rs 3 lakh crore telecom dues: Government
“Government companies have a different clause than telecom companies,’’ Mehta told ET, when asked if non-telco PSUs would file review petitions against the order. The October 24 ruling had expanded the scope of adjusted gross revenue (AGR) on which telecom licence holders need to pay the fee to the government.
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