UNION FOOD PROCESSING MINISTER
Centre rolls out Air India's disinvestment process, seeks Expression of Interest
Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Monday s...
Food processing ministry to push investment in J&K and Ladakh
In a bid to bring in investment and jobs to Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) and Ladakh,...
ET Explains: Will February 1 be FM Sitharaman's Thatcherite moment?
For FM, Feb 1 could be the proverbial moment to borrow from Thatcher's pl...
Sword of Damocles: Fiscal Deficit and Sovereign Rating
India's fiscal deficit is at the centre of debate after many years of calm. Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman has little room to manoeuvre. More than printed numbers, it is the details that will matter with doubts over budget numbers.
Budget wishlist: Education leaders bat for 1-yr compulsory internship; want experiential learning that will boost mental health, self-confidence
Industry experts are also optimistic about a hike in funds for higher education.
Travel Inc's Budget wishlist: Boost homestays, better road connectivity, enable cruising sector
Easy and accessible e-visa policies will attract more foreign tourists.
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.
Britain to begin fast-tracking visas for top scientists
Britain will leave the EU on Friday, drawing a line under years of debate about whether the country will be better off outside the bloc. "As we leave the EU I want to send a message that the UK is open to the most talented minds in the world, and stand ready to support them to turn their ideas into reality," Johnson said
Tourism not hit due to CAA or Article 370: Union Minister Prahlad Singh Patel
"We will take complete responsibility if some untoward incident happens and not go about giving excuses. Even as the minister should not be taking blame for anything happening in the entire country, I will not shun from taking responsibility. However, I disagree that India is highly unsafe for women tourists," said minister of state for culture & tourism.
Air India unions to demand voluntary retirement scheme in Monday meeting
"Our members have been approaching us and want us to discuss a voluntary retirement scheme package with the government as it is expected that our job will be protected only for one year post privatisation. We are going to raise this issue at the meeting with the minister on Monday," an airline source told PTI.
What I want from Budget 2020: Reduction in import duty on gold; single-window process to simplify approvals for new businesses
Melorra boss Saroja Yeramilli wants the FM to extend exemption from Capital Gain to the gems and jewellery sector.
If I was not a minister today, I would be bidding for Air India: Piyush Goyal
Air India has been in the red for long and the government is now in the process of finalising the contours for its disinvestment. Responding to a query about proposed disinvestment of Air India, BPCL and other companies, Goyal said in the first term, the government had inherited an economy which was in pretty terrible shape.
Why tax cut won't fix India's bruised economy
It will be a mistake to reduce tax rates when the tax revenue is below the target and the fiscal deficit is high.
Process of formation of new political alternative in Assam will be intensified after February: AASU
In the wake of anti CAA protest there were suggestions from different quarters urging AASU to explore the possibility of alternative political force. Assam is going to assembly polls in 2021.
What women bosses want this Budget: Menstrual hygiene awareness, opportunities for shepreneurs, hassle-free tax compliance
What women business leaders share this year's Budget wishlist.
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