Governor rejects Kerala government's explanation on CAA suit
However, the Governor, who was on his way to Ayodhya, told reporters at the airport that no explanation of theirs (government) can satisfy him as what they did was "unlawful" and "not legally correct".
186 agri products testing laboratories set up by APEDA: Government
This includes 35 in Maharashtra, 23 in Gujarat, 10 in Andhra Pradesh & Tel...
More stringent governance norms needed to address economic slowdown: Report
According to the Dun and Bradstreet Economy forecast, even though...
Solar panels atop Patna’s government buildings reduce power bills
Several government buildings in the city, including divisional commissioner’s office, have cut down energy bill by 70-80% after installation of solar panels last month.
Government mulls corporatising KVIC’s marketing unit
“KVIC and the government are now exploring the possibility of assigning the marketing function to a professional entity on a profit-sharing basis,” a government official closely associated with the development told ET.
Government may include off-budget spending for a clearer picture
The govt may present other liabilities on its books, a move that could raise fiscal deficit sharply.
Supreme Court forms committee to draft mediation law, will send to government
The panel, to be headed by mediator Niranjan Bhat, will recommend a code of conduct for mediators, who are legal experts. On January 12, the committee met in Hyderabad to consider suggestions for a legislation put forth by mediators from all over India. The mediators emphasised on confidentiality, the voluntary nature of the process, neutrality etc.
Jagan government introduces Bill in AP Assembly to give shape to plan of having 3 capitals
The AP Decentralisation and Inclusive Development of All Regions Bill, 2020, also provides for dividing the state into various zones and establishing zonal planning and development boards. The Cabinet also approved the recommendations of the High-Power Committee of ministers and bureaucrats on the capitals issue.
Government considering specific excise duty on ATF
Concessional rate of 2 per cent is applicable for ATF sold under Regional Connectivity Scheme. Ad valorem rate means that the impact of an increase in price of the fuel because of global rate hike translates into an even higher price for airlines as the tax incidence also rises.
Government's plans to "rev up" Bapu's martyrdom place killing its essence, politically motivated: Gandhi kin
Gandhi Smriti, the place where Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated, has been "digitally transformed" with vibrations of foreigners singing Vaishnava Jana toh, LED screens with scaled-down pictures of his last journey and multimedia boards.
Rupee settles 3 paise down at 71.11 against dollar
Forex traders said the drop in the rupee was largely due to a spurt in crude oil prices following rising tensions in the Middle East and North Africa.
Lenders hope government steps in to prevent AGR from becoming Voda Idea's breaking point
Banks have no liability to telecom companies linked to the AGR order because these do not form a part of the guarantees they have given. However, any cash outflow due to these payments could severely dent debtheavy service providers such as Vodafone Idea.
DoT seeks Rs 48,000 crore from Oil India in telecom dues; company to challenge it in TDSAT
Following a Supreme Court ruling that non-telecom revenues should be included for considering payments of government dues, the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has asked Oil India to pay Rs 48,000 crore in principal dues together with interest and penalty for using optic fibre network for internal communication.
Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha chairs were requested not to refer RTI Bill to panels
Government has now made public the file notings which show its move on ‘expediting passage’ of RTI bill.
What constitutes Public Debt?
Public debt is the total liabilities of the central government contracted against the Consolidated Fund of India. It excludes liabilities contracted against Public Account. According to Economic Survey 2018-19, total liabilities of the Central Government at end-March 2019 stood at Rs 84.7 lakh crore and 90 per cent of which was public debt.
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