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As external affairs minister, Swaraj enhanced India's reputation: Amit Shah
"Her untimely demise is not a big loss for the BJP alone, but also for national politics," he said.
Trade-war damage piles weight of global economy on consumers
As threats to demand hit business confidence, consumers are proving the main dri...
Economic Affairs secretary Atanu Chakraborty nominated on central board of RBI
Last week, former economic affairs secretary Garg was shunted ...
State governments have power to jail sugar mill owners who fail to pay dues to farmers: Paswan
Ram Vilas Paswan said in the Lok Sabha that the outstanding to farmers in 2017-18 stood at Rs 85,179 crore and it came down to Rs 303 crore by the end of the sugarcane season.
Under the new consumer protection law, class action suit can be filed against companies, says Ram Vilas Paswan
Paswan talks about the new Consumer Protection Act and the elimination of single-use plastic.
MHA directs CAPFs to adopt 'swadeshi' goods in canteens, office
The MHA has also decided to enhance monetary grant to over 1,700 Central Police Canteens across the country as it has turned down the plea of these forces and paramilitary veterans who were seeking an exemption under the GST for these stores.
ET Explains: The CPI-WPI gap, and how CPI movements impact your grocery bill
There have been frequent claims that the CPI does not precisely reflect what consumers across India actually pay. And there is enough ground behind these claims. Here are a few case studies from across metro cities.
Ministry of Corporate Affairs recommends detailed probe into affairs at Jet Airways
Recent inspections by Registrar of Companies (RoC) have found many discrepancies in books of accounts.
Buildings may have to set aside 20% parking space for EV charging
The Karnataka government is amending the Model Building Bye-Laws 2017 to mandate residential and commercial buildings in the state to set aside 20% of their parking space for EV charging facilities.
Lok Sabha passes Consumer Protection Bill
The bill proposes setting up of the Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission and forums at the District, State and National levels for adjudicating consumer complaints.
Telecom gear vendors, London trade group raise pitch in spectrum fight
They said the proposal of DoT, at the behest of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), to slash the transmission capability of mobile base stations operating in the band, if accepted, will hurt India’s 5G ambitions. ISRO has said that if the transmission capability is not slashed, telecom signals will interfere with its satellites.
Small ecomm yet to put ‘Best Before Date’ for consumables
Some sites make it hard for consumers to find MRP, expiry date by putting them in dropdown or separate menus.
Centre reduces interest rate on house building advance for government employees
According to the the Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry, the new interest rate has come into force from October 1.
Ministry of corporate affairs probes alleged diversion of funds by Reliance Group companies
SFIO, spearheading the investigation, may issue notices in the coming weeks.
What FM Nirmala Sitharaman could do in Budget 2020 to boost demand and revive economy
Consumer demand is lacklustre, tax collection is modest & estimated GDP growth for 2019-20 is 5%, an 11-yr low.
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