The eight-member Group of Ministers under Maharashtra Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar favoured hiking GST rate on the state-organised lottery to either 18 percent or 28 percent.
This is the second successive year that RBI will transfer interim surplus to the government.
Both IIMs and other management institutes witnessed a rise in the number of job offers and average compensation being offered to students.
The Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Mandhan (PMSYM) scheme provides for an assured monthly pension of Rs 3,000 with a contribution of Rs 100 per month for workers in the unorganised sector after the retirement age (60 years).
State Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal presented the state Budget for FY20 with a total outlay of Rs 1,58,493 crore with no new taxes.
Brushing aside concerns on budget numbers, Jaitley said that the government factors in “all costs” while preparing the budget
The commerce and industry minister also said that India is transporting more data than the US and China put together.
A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Sanjiv Khanna said it was not inclined to entertain the petition by lawyer Manohar Lal Sharma, filed in his personal capacity.
Exports were up 3.75 percent from a year ago, an improvement over the less than a percent growth in the previous two months, but year-on-year growth rates are best avoided because they are distorted by base effects
The central bank should embrace more transparency, with better explanations for regulatory actions.
The top ten products exported by Pakistan to India include fresh fruits, cement, petroleum products, minerals, and leather. Processed minerals, inorganic chemicals, raw cotton including waste, cotton fabrics, and glass and glassware are also among such items that account for 95 per cent of the total shipments.
India is the largest employer in the world in tourism sector, Union Minister Alphons Kannanthanam said.
Gadkari further said development of various projects undertaken by Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust will also generate employment for nearly 1.25 lakh people residing in the region.
"Four years ago, Jharkhand was known for corruption. Now the discussion about the state is based on developmental projects... Naxalism has been rooted out," Das said here in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
"Of late there has been a disturbing competition to design schemes which are in the nature of simple transfers to farmers. This is being done by some state governments, by the Union government and major political parties," Reddy said.
The government has sold as much as 3 percent stake in Axis Bank held via SUUTI through an offer for sale and raised about Rs 5,300 crore.
Investment trend by foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) will also influence trading sentiment.
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The proposal by the power ministry to its finance commission is in addition to an existing proposal that envisages installation costs for emission-cutting equipment to be passed on to consumers.
According to the latest data, wheat sown area reached 298.47 lakh hectare so far in the rabi season 2018-19 as against 299.84 lakh hectare a year ago.
Analysts have also made deep cuts to forecasts for the rest of the year.
Merchandise exports growth grew 3.74 percent on year at $26.36 billion, mainly due to growth in gems and jewellery, drugs and pharmaceuticals as well as organic and inorganic chemicals.
The government has increased the minimum selling price (MSP) of sugar to Rs 31,000/MT from Rs 29,000/MT (announced in June 2018), to support the oversupply hit sugar industry.
The reserves had touched a record high of $426.028 billion in the week to April 13, 2018. Since then, the forex kitty has been on a slide and is now down by over $31 billion.