Govt to bar telecom vendors of countries that disallow purchase from Indian firms
The Department of Telecom will bar telecom vendors of those countries that would disallow or exclude Indian suppliers from providing network gears used for wifi, fixed line and cellular networks, including 5G services, in their respective local markets, according to an official order.
Govt dealing with AGR crisis, focussed on reviving sustainability of sector: Sunil Mittal
He added that Airtel will pay up its balance AGR du...
Nirogi Rajasthan, prosperous farmer top priorities for Rajasthan govt: Gehlot
The Rajasthan budget is based on seven resolutions, including N...
Karnataka govt misuses office for personal benefits: HD Kumaraswamy
This Govt has been formed only to misuse the office for personal benefits, says HD Kumaraswamy, ex-Karanataka CM over the ecologically 'inse...
Maharashtra Govt invites private builders to partner MHADA for Affordable Housing
MHADA will be picking up equity in these projects and facilitate faster approvals apart from additional support to the project. The modalities for these alliances will be finalised soon, he said at the CII real estate conference. Dubai-based listed realty developer Emaar Group has reached out to the government for the project.
Trump visit: US first lady likely to visit Delhi govt school, interact with students
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia are likely to give a tour of the school to the US first lady and brief her about the "happiness curriculum" introduced by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government, the sources said.
Guru Ravidas Temple: Ex-MP moves SC, seeks contempt action against DDA, Delhi govt
The temple was demolished by the Delhi Development Authority following the apex court's August 9 last year direction which had observed that "serious breach" was committed by Guru Ravidas Jayanti Samaroh Samiti by not vacating the forest area as earlier ordered by the top court.
AGR dues: Govt to look at balancing SC order compliance, telcos' health, consumer interest
The government official, who did not wish to be named, said that telecom companies have already paid about Rs 16,000 crore in AGR dues, and some have assured more payments in 7-8 days.
Govt approves changes in PMFBY to make it optional for farmers
Under the PMFBY, which was launched in February 2016 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, it is mandatory for loanee farmers to take insurance cover under this scheme. Currently, 58 per cent of the total farmers are loanee.
Thrashing of Dalits: Rahul Gandhi asks Cong govt in Rajasthan to take immediate action
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday termed the torture of two young Dalits in Rajasthan's Nagaur as "horrific and sickening" and asked his party government in the state to take immediate action to bring the perpetrators to book.
Modi govt does not acknowledge the word 'slowdown': Manmohan Singh
Former prime minister Manmohan asserted that the current dispensation does not acknowledge the word "slowdown" and the real danger is that if problems are not recognised, then finding credible answers to take corrective action is unlikely.
Govt data shows fall in job creation by schemes
According to details provided by minister for labour and employment Santosh Kumar Gangwar, the number of jobs generated under PMEGP plummeted from about 5.9 lakh in 2018-19 to about 2.6 lakh in 2019-20 (until December 31, 2019). The fall is less sharp compared to 2017-18 when the number of persons benefited was 3.9 lakh.
How govt can protect India Inc from catching the China virus
A govt-industry task force must be set up to to tackle the situation and avoid industry closures.
CCS pension rules relaxed for central govt staff appointed just before Jan 1, 2004
This order of the government is expected to give relief to several central government employees, some of whom were knocking the doors of the courts in order to get covered under the CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972.
Andhra Pradesh govt proposes to set up solar plants to produce 10,000 MW
The government has already issued an order for setting up the Andhra Pradesh Green Energy Corporation Limited, as a subsidiary of Power Generation Corporation of AP, to erect the 10,000 MW solar power plants.
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