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Government of India has introduced various initiatives such as Digital India and Make in India to transform the economy. As part of efforts government has also increased focused on e-governance in India. More

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  • Government clears 24th tranche of electoral bonds; sale from December 5 Dec 03, 2022 05:58 PM IST

    Government clears 24th tranche of electoral bonds; sale from December 5

    The sale of bonds coincides with the second phase of the Gujarat assembly elections scheduled on December 5.

  • Govt proposes guidelines to combat fake online reviews and ratings Nov 21, 2022 08:10 PM IST

    Govt proposes guidelines to combat fake online reviews and ratings

    The Department of Consumer Affairs set up a committee in June to develop a framework for checking fake and deceptive reviews in e-commerce, the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution said.

  • Axis Bank share sale under SUUTI fetches Rs 38.4 billion for government Nov 16, 2022 07:46 PM IST

    Axis Bank share sale under SUUTI fetches Rs 38.4 billion for government

    The government has garnered about Rs 3,839 crore by selling a 1.5 percent stake in Axis Bank, which it held through SUUTI.

  • Former PM Manmohan Singh calls on media to be vigilant, point out govt shortcomings Nov 08, 2022 08:24 PM IST

    Former PM Manmohan Singh calls on media to be vigilant, point out govt shortcomings

    The former prime minister also said "governments come and governments go" but India's past was one of continuity and change.

  • Govt clears 23rd tranche of electoral bonds ahead of assembly elections Nov 07, 2022 08:02 PM IST

    Govt clears 23rd tranche of electoral bonds ahead of assembly elections

    The 23rd tranche of electoral bonds will open for sale on November 9.

  • IT ministry to promote 10,000 startups in next 5-6 years: Secretary A K Sharma Aug 30, 2022 07:28 PM IST

    IT ministry to promote 10,000 startups in next 5-6 years: Secretary A K Sharma

    In July, the government launched the Digital India GENESIS (Gen-Next Support for Innovative Startups). The programme has an outlay of Rs 750 crore.

  • IT department collects Rs 28 crore in taxes from new ITR-U filing Aug 25, 2022 07:09 PM IST

    IT department collects Rs 28 crore in taxes from new ITR-U filing

    The scheme was brought by the Union government for the benefit of taxpayers so that they can comply with their tax responsibilities without getting into hassles of the law

  • India restricts export of maida, suji, wholemeal atta Aug 08, 2022 08:17 PM IST

    India restricts export of maida, suji, wholemeal atta

    The notification will come into effect on August 14.

  • 10 years and counting: India's poor elderly wait for monthly pension to go up from Rs 300 Jul 31, 2022 01:33 PM IST

    10 years and counting: India's poor elderly wait for monthly pension to go up from Rs 300

    The government implements its various pension schemes under the National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP) for persons belonging to below poverty line (BPL) households.

  • Opposition uproar in Rajya Sabha as its 19 more MPs suspended Jul 26, 2022 05:51 PM IST

    Opposition uproar in Rajya Sabha as its 19 more MPs suspended

    There were four adjournments till 3:40 pm as the Opposition refused to relent, and later the House was adjourned for the day, without transacting much business.

  • Not feasible to grant extra attempt, age relaxation for civil services aspirants: Government Jul 20, 2022 02:24 PM IST

    Not feasible to grant extra attempt, age relaxation for civil services aspirants: Government

    The issue of granting age relaxation and an extra attempt to candidates for the civil services examination (CSE) due to COVID-19 was brought before the Supreme Court of India vide writ petitions by the aspirants.

  • Govt bats for cricket tie on Aug 22 as part of I-Day celebrations, writes to BCCI Jul 10, 2022 04:39 PM IST

    Govt bats for cricket tie on Aug 22 as part of I-Day celebrations, writes to BCCI

    The sources indicated that the Ministry of Culture, which sent the proposal, is in talks with BCCI officials to try and rope in top Indian players as well as popular cricketers from abroad to play the match as part of the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav campaign.

  • Centre open to public-private partnership to strengthen space industry: ISRO chief Jul 09, 2022 09:13 PM IST

    Centre open to public-private partnership to strengthen space industry: ISRO chief

    The government would consult with industries and startups to strengthen the space ecosystems under the public-private partnership in infrastructure, remote-sensing and development of new technology

  • Government puts curbs on wheat flour exports Jul 07, 2022 06:27 PM IST

    Government puts curbs on wheat flour exports

    Exporters of these commodities would now need approval of the inter-ministerial committee on export of wheat for the shipments from July 12.

  • Government proposes implementation of fuel consumption standards for all vehicles from April next year Jul 06, 2022 04:24 PM IST

    Government proposes implementation of fuel consumption standards for all vehicles from April next year

    The statement said the continued compliance to fuel consumption standards shall be verified as per the procedure of conformity of production, outlined in the Automotive Industry Standard 149.

  • Twitter document shows government requests for blocking tweets of some advocacy groups, politicians, & journalists Jun 27, 2022 10:45 PM IST

    Twitter document shows government requests for blocking tweets of some advocacy groups, politicians, & journalists

    The requests from the government were sent between January 5, 2021, and December 29, 2021, according to the document filed with Lumen database.

  • Govt loses challenge to USD 111 mn arbitration award in dispute with Reliance/Shell Jun 12, 2022 07:36 PM IST

    Govt loses challenge to USD 111 mn arbitration award in dispute with Reliance/Shell

    High Court judge Ross Cranston on June 9, 2022 ruled that the government should have brought its objections over the arbitration tribunal not meeting the required thresholds, when issuing the 2021 award earlier, two sources with knowledge of the matter said.

  • Niti Aayog VC Rajiv Kumar steps down, Suman Bery to take charge from May 1 Apr 23, 2022 07:57 AM IST

    Niti Aayog VC Rajiv Kumar steps down, Suman Bery to take charge from May 1

    Bery will take charge from May 1, 2022, an official order said, as Kumar's tenure ends on April 30

  • Government freezes plans to allow local firms to list overseas, says report Mar 23, 2022 08:39 PM IST

    Government freezes plans to allow local firms to list overseas, says report

    New Delhi's decision marks a sudden reversal in policy after officials said late last year that the new rules for overseas listings would be announced in February.

  • India sends 5,00,000 doses of Covaxin vaccine to Afghanistan Jan 01, 2022 03:37 PM IST

    India sends 5,00,000 doses of Covaxin vaccine to Afghanistan

    The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said the consignment of vaccine doses was handed over to the Indira Gandhi Hospital in Kabul. It said another batch of additional 5,00,000 doses of the vaccine would be supplied to Afghanistan in the coming weeks.

  • Retrospective Tax | Cairn drops lawsuits against Government of India Dec 26, 2021 06:04 PM IST

    Retrospective Tax | Cairn drops lawsuits against Government of India

    As part of the settlement reached with the Government of India to the seven-year-old dispute over levy of back taxes, Cairn has initiated proceedings to withdraw lawsuits it had filed in several jurisdictions to enforce an international arbitration award which had overturned levy of Rs 10,247 crore retrospective taxes and ordered India to refund the money already collected.

  • Explained: What is the caste based payment system in MGNREGA, why is the government junking it? Nov 05, 2021 01:54 PM IST

    Explained: What is the caste based payment system in MGNREGA, why is the government junking it?

    Moneycontrol explains the caste-based disbursal of wages system that has caused tensions on ground level, and what was the earlier system and why is the government scrapping it.

  • Paradeep Phosphates files IPO papers: Key takeaways from DRHP Aug 13, 2021 11:15 PM IST

    Paradeep Phosphates files IPO papers: Key takeaways from DRHP

    The offer comprises a fresh issue of equity shares aggregating to Rs 1,255 crore. The sellers are Government of India and Zuari Agro.

  • What 1991 missed—political reforms Jul 25, 2021 12:49 PM IST

    What 1991 missed—political reforms

    Economic liberalization was left incomplete without political reforms. In fact, political reforms should have gone hand in hand with economic reforms

  • Centre to hire HR consultancy firm to manage competencies in country's bureaucracy May 31, 2021 07:27 AM IST

    Centre to hire HR consultancy firm to manage competencies in country's bureaucracy

    Govt To hire Leading HR Consultancy Firm to Help It Revamp Competency of Country's Bureaucracy, study 7 Departments including Ministry of Finance