FARM RELIEF PACKAGE
No interim relief to broadcasters by Bombay HC in tariff order case
Admitting the petitions from the Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF), and top broadcasters, the two judge bench of justice SC Dharmadhikari and Justice RI Chagla issued notice to Trai asking to respond within a week. The court will hear the matter or January 22nd.
European shares up as relief rally from easing Mideast worries continues
Travel and leisure stocks were the best performing sector, led by ga...
Govt set to clear another major relief package for NBFCs, HFCs
The partial credit guarantee for NBFCs may now be extended to BBB+ assets.
Maharashtra CM assures complete farm loan waiver
Thackeray's statement came a day after the Shiv Sena- led government formally approved a loan waiver scheme under which short-term crop loan up to Rs 2 lakh taken by farmers between April 1, 2015-March 31, 2019, will be written off. Under the scheme, short-term restructured crop loan arrears up to September 30, 2019, will also be waived.
Gujarat announces Rs 700 crore relief package for rain-hit farmers
Farmers in Gujarat witnessed damage to their crops due to excess rains that lashed the state even after the monsoon season officially ended. Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel said the move would benefit over four lakh farmers in the state.
Rains, winds may bring some relief but farm fires to increase
The rain can further improve Delhi’s air quality, which was already better than Sunday, when the city’s pollution had risen to a record with the Air Quality Index (AQI) at more than 1,000. On Monday, it fell below 200 and Beijing displaced Delhi to become the world’s most polluted city, according to Airvisual data.
Reform package being considered for sectoral relief: Secy
After the price war shrunk the industry into three non-state players from eight, with two going out of business, the DoT is considering a reform package to the telecom sector to help its revival, which may include longer spectrum payment periods.
Committee of Secretaries on telecom bailout package disbanded
CoS set up to suggest relief measures for the telecom sector has been ‘disbanded’, a top govt official said.
Vodafone Idea will shut shop if there is no government relief: KM Birla
Birla said the company will have to opt for insolvency route in the absence of relief from govt.
Window for stalled housing projects to open in two months: Economic Affairs Secretary
"We hope to welcome the new year with the first disbursal of the Special window for stalled housing projects which will be operational in 2 months," Economic Affairs Secretary Atanu Chakraborty said on Friday.
Telecom industry to consolidate further in 'no relief' scenario: Kotak Institutional
A 'no material relief' scenario would be an industry-structure-altering one.
Diwali sales give retailers relief, finally
Diwali was a crucial period since sales of most categories had been flat or had declined this year.
Maha CM announces Rs 5.3k cr relief for rain-affected farmers
Fadnavis had held a meeting with his deputy Ajit Pawar a day earlier to discuss ways to provide additional support to distressed farmers.
MP seeks Rs 11,906-crore flood relief package from Centre
The state suffered a loss of Rs 11,906 crore during the recent floods and claimed 225 lives so far.
Poultry sector in crisis, seeks relief assistance from Centre
Leaders of the poultry sector have claimed to be facing "tough times" due to the increase in feed prices and their inability to pass them on to the consumers, despite a peak demand season.
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