Rajya Sabha approves amendments to insolvency law
In the wake of the COVID-19 situation, the government decided to suspend the provisions starting from March 25 for six months by promulgating an ordinance in June.
India votes in favour of UNGA resolution, calling for multilateral cooperation to combat COVID
India's Deputy Permanent Representative to the...
NTPC, REC to bid for discoms in Union Territories, according to sources
The Union power ministry has suggested to the two companies that they...
Considering 5% interest subvention for solar manufacturing: R K Singh
The power minister said high capital cost is a deterrent to boosting local manufacturing capacity and advocated that if India has to import it should do so from any country other than China.
View: Not all the glitter of cryptocurrency is gold
The most interesting idea, however, that has emerged recently is that of a fiat cryptocurrency. This seems counter-intuitive. Digital tokens were devised to avoid the centralised payment system.
Tough, big decisions marked Modi 2.0 first year: J P Nadda
Nadda said Modi had given a new direction to the country's democracy with his far-sighted policies, dedication and the spirit of team India, and people's welfare and the country's interest were reflected in every decision of the government.
Govt must deposit Rs 7500 in bank accounts of poor; revive MSME sector
The Congress will soon prepare a detailed plan for revival of MSMEs together with steps to ensure smooth crop procurement and resolving migrants' issues and will put it before the central government, senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said. He asserted that the Congress has urged the govt to submit through direct benefit transfers in Jan Dhan accounts.
Trump changes course, backs India's position on hydroxychloroquine
On Tuesday, India called for depoliticisation of export of key drugs essential for combating Covid.
Scenario planning, regular update clause led to export of key drugs in Covid fight
India had undertaken a scenario-building exercise before allowing export of drugs like HCQ.
India calls for depoliticising issue of exports of key anti-covid drugs
India on Tuesday called for depoliticising the issue of exports of key drugs essential for fight against covid-19 in the backdrop of US President threatening retaliation if supplies are held back and informed that exports to some nations badly impacted by Covid besides neighbour.
Ujjwala beneficiaries to get 3 free cylinders till June
Over 8 crore Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana beneficiaries will be entitled to a total of three 14.2-kg LPG cylinders for free between April to June, a move that will cost the government an estimated Rs 13,000 crore.
India rejects comments by USCIRF, OIC on Delhi violence
Sanders on Wednesday tweeted: "Over 200 million Muslims call India home. Widespread anti-Muslim mob violence has killed at least 27 and injured many more. Trump responds by saying 'That's up to India'. This is a failure of leadership on human rights."
Governments should respect freedom of press: Supreme Court
The apex court said importance of the press is well established and is a valuable and sacred right enshrined under the Constitution. "This right is required in any modern democracy without which there cannot be transfer of information or requisite discussion for a democratic society," a bench headed by Justice N V Ramana said.
Bindu Ammini, attacked for trying to enter Sabarimala, moves Supreme Court
The court had struck down a temple rule that disallowed women in their reproductive phases (between 10 and 50 years) from entering the temple as gender discriminatory and against right to equality enshrined in the constitution.
Country facing unprecedented threats from BJP: Sonia Gandhi to Uddhav Thackeray
The Shiv Sena broke up its three-decade alliance with the BJP over sharing of chief minister's post after contesting the assembly elections together. "Shiv Sena, NCP and the Congress have come together under quite extraordinary circumstances at a time when the country faces unprecedented threats from the BJP," Gandhi's letter said.