President's rule imposed in Maharashtra amid political impasse
The Union Cabinet had earlier in the day recommended President's rule in the state after Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari submitted a report in this regard, officials said.
President's rule in Maharashtra due to stubbornness of Sena: BJP
The BJP on Tuesday blamed "stubbornness" of its estranged ally and political...
DHFL bankruptcy: Irdai rules out troubles for two insurance arms; asks insurers to write off exposure
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96 corrupt officers retired prematurely in public interest in last five years: Govt
From July, 2014 to October, 2019 (as on November 21, 2019), Fundamental Rules 56(j) has been invoked against a total number of 96 Group 'A' officers of different ministries/departments, Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh said in a written reply.
RBI mulling new rules on corporate governance; wants banks to disclose more
"When things are delayed, it only continues to fester in the system, " Deputy Governor N S Vishwanathan said.
Assault on office of President: P Chidambaram slams government over Maharashtra issue
Congress leader P Chidambaram attacked the BJP over the way Devendra Fadnavis was sworn in as Maharashtra chief minister. He said in a tweet posted by his family, "It was an assault on the office of Rasthrapathi to wake him up at 4.00 am to sign an order revoking President's Rule." He asked why could it not have waited until 9.00 am in the morning.
21 I-T officers accused of corruption asked to retire
According to Government sources, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) compulsorily retired yet another 21 Group B officers of the rank of ITO (Income Tax Officer).
Following SC ruling, will be able to execute awards worth Rs 1,584 cr: HCC
"Hindustan Construction Co Ltd (HCC) won a challenge in the Supreme Court of lndia for setting aside Section 87 of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act... In HCC's case, the company will now be in a position to execute awards amounting to about Rs 1,584 crore which were impacted by Section 87," the construction firm said in a statement.
BJP pushing Maharashtra towards President's rule: NCP
The NCP on Friday accused the BJP of pushing the state towards President's rule and wanting to run it through Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the NDA constituent's chief Amit Shah. NCP chief spokesperson Nawab Malik also said the people of Maharashtra will not tolerate this "insult" of the state.
Govt finalising new IT rules for social media entailing traceability of info originator
The proposed new norms include deployment of technology-based automated tools or appropriate mechanisms for proactively identifying and removing or disabling public access to unlawful information or content, Minister of State for Electronics and IT Sanjay Dhotre said in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha on Thursday.
IIMs, IITs told to comply with quota rule for faculty hiring
While central universities mostly implement the faculty quota — 15% for Scheduled Castes, 7.5%for Scheduled Tribes, 27% for Other Backward Classes and 10% for the Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) — IITs and IIMs largely do not do so. Both IITs and IIMs have a very poor representation of reserved category persons in faculty, as per government data.
India appeals against WTO panel ruling on export incentive schemes
The plea was made in the appellate body of the World Trade Organisation's (WTO) dispute settlement mechanism. The US has dragged India to the WTO under Article 27 of the organisation's Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures (SCM), which also provides for special and differential treatment to developing countries like India.
Maharashtra Assembly session started without 'Vande Mataram', its a violation of rule: Fadnavis
The floor test for Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray-led Maha Vikas Aghadi began today. Making sensational charges, former chief minister Deve...
India appeals against WTO panel's ruling on export promotion measures
On October 31, the WTO had ruled that export subsidy programmes-MEIS, Export oriented units scheme and sector specific schemes, including Electronics Hardware Technology Parks Scheme and Bio-Technology Parks Scheme; Export Promotion Capital Goods Scheme; and Duty-Free Imports for Exporters Scheme- violated provisions of trade body’s norms.
Kolkata Municipal Corporation to amend building rules to curb pollution from debris
The Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) is set to amend its building rules to make it mandatory for everyone to take adequate precautionary measures before demolishing a building to stop air pollution
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