Remdesivir shortage in Maharashtra public hospitals
State governments typically coordinate drug orders for public hospitals, where most Covid-19 patients are treated. In some states, including Gujarat and Delhi, the city with the most cases, public hospitals have their own procurement systems.
Talks underway to privatise some public sector banks
Punjab & Sind Bank, Bank of Maharashtra, IOB among PSU banks that could be privatised.
ASI monuments to be reopened for public from July 6
As many as 3,691 Centrally-protected monuments and archaeological sites maintained by the...
Bhartiya Mazdoor Sangh calls for nationwide agitation on June 10 against govt's privatisation drive
“BMS will launch a nationwide agitation on June 10, 2020 under the banner ‘Save Public Sector, Save India’ in the form of daylong dharna, protest meetings, and campaign at the unit level,” it said in a statement on Thursday.
View: Public sector banks are not equipped to implement Covid stimulus package
The genesis of the problem can be traced back to the 90s. CVC was then flooded with cases relating to the Harshad Mehta scam. While this saga was taking place, all banks bent backwards to finance a small coterie of brokers who carried out speculation in shares, in violation of banking norms.
There is no need for another nationwide lockdown: Experts
“Calendar of Covid-19 will vary across India and another nationwide lockdown is not needed," said K Srinath Reddy, president of Public Health Foundation of India. "There are several areas relatively unaffected by the virus as yet.
Priyanka's attack on UP govt: Will only publicity generate employment?
Modi on Friday launched the 'Atma nirbhar Uttar Pradesh Rozgar Abhiyan' seeking to promote local entrepreneurship with industrial associations to provide employment. "Yesterday, an employment event was started in UP with a lot of fanfare," Priyanka Gandhi said in a Facebook post.
441 detained in Manipur for not wearing masks in public places
As many as 441 people have been detained in Manipur for not wearing masks and not maintaining social distancing in public places amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
Fifth tranche of economic package will have transformative impact on health, education sectors: PM Narendra Modi
The measures will boost entrepreneurship, help public sector units and revitalise the village economy, the prime minister said in a tweet.
Wary of public transport, Covid-19 may drive up demand for entry level vehicles, 2-wheelers
For a battered auto sector, the need for social distancing may prove to be a silver lining. In an environment where people are wary of takin...
Three cyclical themes to chase as economies start recovering globally
‘The stimulus coming in upfront globally has helped a lot’
Shiv Sena wants Galwan valley standoff details to be made public
Sena claimed govt sources have quoted that a Chinese commanding officer and 30 to 40 of their soldiers have been killed. "Should we be happy and clap over this? If it is true that the Chinese intruded into our territory, it is an attack on our sovereignty. It is shocking that even after our 20 soldiers laid down their lives, a detailed account of the developments has not yet been made public," it said.
RSS-affiliated trade union announces countrywide protest against privatisation of PSUs
"The government is trying to justify the privatisation of PSUs as it needs money to run the government machinery," the BMS said. "It has no moral right or authority to sell national assets created by its predecessors," the trade union added.
Anti-CAA crackdown in UP: Shops sealed for non-payment of 'Damage to Public Property' fine
The Lucknow administration has restarted the process of attaching properties of the accused who vandalised public property during the anti-C...
ED attaches properties of former Assam Public Service Commission worth Rs 1.3 crore
The attached properties include two Flats at prime location at Saktigarh Path, Guwahati and one commercial space at Bhangagarh, Guwahati. Movable property in the form of seized Indian Currency of Rs. 10 lakhs recovered from his residence has also been attached.
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