UNION COUNCIL OF MINISTERS
NBFCs seek setting up of permanent refinance window in Union Budget
NBFCs have sought setting up of a permanent refinance window for the sector in the Union Budget.
Andhra Pradesh assembly passes resolution to abolish Legislative Council
All 133 members present in the 175-member House, when the division v...
Bodoland celebrates Accord
Bodoland celebrated the signing of Bodo accord between the Centre and four factions of the National Democratic Fro...
Govt signs peace pact with Bodos, Amit Shah says Assam’s territorial integrity assured
A monetary package of Rs 1,500 crore has been sanctioned by the government for implementation of the accord in the next three years, according to the accord. Home minister Amit Shah said Assam’s territorial integrity is assured with this agreement as every single Bodo group has come on board.
EU Institutions have separation of powers: European FMs Dean
Like in all democracies, the European Parliament has the right to debate on issues it chooses.
Russian support to India on Kashmir is rooted in history
While the Moscow has formed closer partnership Beijing as part of their global strategy to counter USA, the two do not share similar views on the Kashmir issue. China is in favour of internationalising the matter but Russia has consistently favoured a solution under bilateral format.
Union ministers to visit Kashmir to spread awareness about positive impact of scrapping Art 370
The schedule for the visit of the ministers to the union territories of Jammu and Kashmir is likely to be finalised at a meeting of the Union Council of Ministers on January 17.
Budget can be pro-growth and still stick to fiscal discipline, & how!
The Budget should focus on reviving private investment, which has been lying low.
Not ready for peace with India without resolving Kashmir issue in just manner: Pakistan Foreign Minister
Addressing the CSIS think-tank on Thursday, Qureshi reiterated Pakistan's demand that US President Donald Trump should mediate to resolve the Kashmir issue.Ties between India and Pakistan came under severe strain after New Delhi revoked Jammu and Kashmir's special status and bifurcated it into two Union Territories on August 5, evoking strong reactions from Islamabad.
GJC seeks reduction in gold import duty in the upcoming Union budget
Mr. Shaankar Sen, Vice Chairman, GJC, said, “The high import duty on Gold has increased socio-economic menace in the country in the form of smuggling of alarming proportions and the re-emergence of unorganized/illegal channels for procuring gold.
PM Modi keen to move beyond gradual moves in Union Budget
PM Modi seems keen to present a budget that goes beyond incrementalism and gradualism.
China defends raising Kashmir issue at UNSC to de-escalate Indo-Pak tensions
China's comments came a day after India asserted that Beijing's latest attempt to raise the Kashmir issue at the UNSC on Pakistan's behalf has failed, with an overwhelming majority of the 15-member body expressing the view that it was not the right forum to discuss the bilateral issue between India and Pakistan.
All Koch Rajbongshi Students Union thanks Assam govt for creating Kamtapur Autonomous Council
Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal while acknowledging the contribution of Koch Rajbongshi community to socio-economic empowerment of the state, asked the members to decide on the modalities as well as other parameters the community members want to be incorporated into the Council on a fast track basis.
Iran announces to forego 'limit' on nuclear enrichment centrifuges
The announcement came after a US drone strike killed top Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani in Iraq.
Indo-Pacific concept initiated to disrupt existing structure, contain China: Russian FM
The new Indo-Pacific concept being pushed by the US, Japan and others is an attempt to reconfigure the existing structure, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said. "Why do you need to call Asian Pacific as Indo-Pacific? The answer is evident -- to exclude China. Terminology should be unifying, not divisive. Neither SCO nor BRICS is exclusionary," Lavrov said.
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