DEPARTMENT OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS
James Sangma dropped from Home portfolio in Meghalaya
Meghalaya CM dropped his elder brother James Sangma from Home portfolio. There was pressure from allies to drop James. Six party led coalitions, Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) which has BJP as partner is ruling the state.
IMG clears BPCL sale bid documents, to be issued after ministerial group nod
An inter-ministerial group has approved sale bid docs for privat...
IAS officers Rajeev Singh Thakur, Shantanu appointed joint secretaries in department of military affairs
Thakur, a 1995 batch IAS officer of ...
Economic Survey sources data from Wikipedia, other private entities
Besides Wikipedia, the Survey has also relied on data from other private sources such as Bloomberg, ICRA, CMIE, Indian Institute of Management (Bengaluru), Forbes and the BSE. Wikipedia is a free online encyclopedia, created and edited by volunteers around the world and hosted by the Wikimedia Foundation.
Central wheat procurement to empower Farmers in Punjab, Haryana
The government agencies in the two states have hurried the registration of bank accounts of farmers following the directions of the Union ministry of consumer affairs, food and public distribution.
Corporate wrap: Suriya plays GR Gopinath in biopic; Mittal's dinner with lawyers a witty affair; Nobel niggles in Mumbai
Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee at Taj, Cristiano Amon visiting India & more.
Amarinder Singh to meet PM, seek review of MSP policy
Briefing the MPs on the status of the SYL case, the Chief Minister asked the MPs to push for amendment to Proviso of Section 12 of the Inter-State River Water Disputes (Amendment) Bill 2019, to protect Punjab’s water resources.
Panel on LIC IPO soon, stake sale not over 10%
The listing of LIC is an important move as it would bring transparency by the entity, Kumar said.
States urged to lift onions imported from Egypt, Turkey
The cabinet secretary has urged states to procure imported onions after a few state governments reported to have withdrawn their demands on arrival of shipments from Turkey and Egypt.
Govt to provide Rs 5,559 crore funding to Northeast gas grid
The decision to provide viability gap funding to Indradhanush Gas Grid Ltd for setting up the North East Natural Gas Pipeline Grid was taken by the Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in its meeting. The government will provide Rs 5,559 cr viability gap funding for building a 1,656 km gas grid in North East at a cost of Rs 9,265 crore, Pradhan said, while addressing media.
Haryana agencies to transport paddy to check pilferage in procurement
To check the stock availability and bogus paddy procurement, verification of 1304 rice mills in the State was done. The verification process, which was videographed, showed a shortfall of 42,589 metric tonnes (MT) in 1207 Rice Mills.
MNCs, India Inc put off by Piyush Goyal’s remark on Amazon
Business leaders say such statements may drive away foreign investments.
Congress and NCP say Maharashtra portfolio allocation lopsided
Some of those who are upset include former Opposition leader Vijay Wadettiwar, a strong proponent of Congress and NCP supporting the Shiv Sena-led alliance in the state. He has gone incommunicado after the Cabinet reshuffle.
Cloud kitchens on boil as DPIIT checks FDI compliance
Govt is set to make clear if cloud kitchens, started by food-ordering platforms, violate FDI rules.
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.
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