Government will not allow universities to become political battlegrounds: Ramesh Pokhriyal
Srinagar, Jan 24 () Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal on Friday said the government will not allow universities to become political battlegrounds.
Arbitrary or excessive tax results in social injustice by a government: CJI Bobde
According to official data, total pendency of appeals at th...
PDS biggest saver for government in DBT in 2019-20
As much as Rs 19,263 cr of savings have accrued till end-December due to the DBT-linked sc...
No need for fresh Elgaar case probe: Cops to Maharashtra government
Letters, travel details, a secure communication tool for people working on “liberatory social change”, log sheets which enlisted funds received from the “party” and call detail records (CDRs) were among the evidence the police presented before deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar and state home minister Anil Deshmukh.
Fund manager who predicted Operation Twist says govt can’t ignore FIIs
Market can only handle more borrowing if more foreign investors are allowed to participate.
Experts write to government on cyber fixes
Last year, the government said it planned to release a new Cybersecurity Strategy to keep up with the changing nature of technologies, platforms and threats. Technology policy think tanks and digital freedom advocates have written to the National Security Council Secretariat urging stronger encryption requirements.
Centre transferred Koregaon-Bhima probe to NIA without state's consent: Deshmukh
Deshmukh tweeted on Friday evening that the Centre took this decision after the new Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress government in Maharashtra decided to "go to the root of the matter...I condemn this decision. This is against the Constitution," the minister, who belongs to the NCP, added.
Why govt should opt for public-private partnership to uplift telecom sector
There are only three big players left in the field, so Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea need to be able to compete with each other and with the more recent entrant, Reliance Jio. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) is designed more to help consumers than to play a groundsman who smoothens the turf. It is for the government to think smartly.
WEF 2020: CEOs welcome pay alignment with environmental, social and governance criteria
With stakeholder capitalism gaining traction, the push to closely align executive pay to a company's performance on environmental, social and governance (ESG)-related criteria is gaining ground.
Chhattisgarh govt scraps pension scheme for MISA detainees
The Congress government in Chhattisgarh has scrapped the pension scheme launched by the earlier BJP administration for those detained under ...
Capital call: Government set to allow firms to directly list overseas
While detailed discussions on the proposal have taken place, a formal decision is awaited, sources said.
Govt to repeal Plantation Labour Act; tea industry concerned
The plantation sector included tea, rubber and coffee industries and the Act stipulates them to comply with providing drinking water, housing, medical, education and toilet facilities to the workers besides wages. The Centre has already tabled a Bill in Parliament on occupational safety, health and working conditions code which is now under discussion.
Government issues quality control orders on various steel items
The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) has come out with two separate orders as per which substandard steel items and cables' imports will have to conform to the specified standards and bear the standard mark under a license from the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS).
India faces first fall in direct taxes in at least two decades: Report
The govt had set a target of Rs 13.5 trillion as direct tax collection for the current year.
Hear only J&K issues after August 4, not historical events: Govt to SC
The erstwhile state was an integral part of India and no one could challenge its accession to the union or demand a plebiscite or referendum now or justify “secessionism” there, Attorney General K K Venugopal and Solicitor General Tushar Mehta told the top court on Thursday.
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