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  • Worst of inflation behind us, but no room for complacency: RBI Guv Dec 07, 2022 06:22 PM IST

    Worst of inflation behind us, but no room for complacency: RBI Guv

    Earlier in the day, the Reserve Bank of India's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), in a 5:1 decision, delivered a market-expected 35 bps repo rate hike, taking the key policy rate to 6.25 per cent.

  • Govt asks Google to stop displaying online betting ads: Report Dec 07, 2022 09:52 AM IST

    Govt asks Google to stop displaying online betting ads: Report

    The letter sent last week to Alphabet Inc's Google India asked the company to immediately drop all advertising, direct or surrogate, from betting platforms like Fairplay, PariMatch, Betway in search results and YouTube, the report said.

  • Completely unconstitutional government run in Maharashtra: Uddhav faction; SC to hear pleas on Jan 13 Dec 06, 2022 04:13 PM IST

    Completely unconstitutional government run in Maharashtra: Uddhav faction; SC to hear pleas on Jan 13

    A bench of Chief Justice DY Chandrachud and Justice PS Narasimha said it will hear a batch of petitions on the Maharashtra political crisis on January 13 as it will not be possible for the five-judge Constitution bench to sit next week, which will be for miscellaneous matters.

  • MP: Govt school teacher suspended for taking part in Cong's Bharat Jodo Yatra Dec 03, 2022 04:49 PM IST

    MP: Govt school teacher suspended for taking part in Cong's Bharat Jodo Yatra

    Rajesh Kannoje, a teacher with a primary school under the state's Tribal Affairs Department in Kanasya, was suspended on November 25, a day after he took part in the yatra. The issue came to light after his suspension order surfaced on social media.

  • Karnataka govt cannot over-regulate app-based aggregators by deciding revenue sharing models: IAMAI Dec 01, 2022 06:35 PM IST

    Karnataka govt cannot over-regulate app-based aggregators by deciding revenue sharing models: IAMAI

    The industry body said that the 10% commission cap is affecting businesses and suggested the government hold periodic bi-annual meetings with app-based aggregators like Ola, Uber, and Rapido.

  • Govt likely to invite EoI for CONCOR divestment in December Nov 30, 2022 05:58 PM IST

    Govt likely to invite EoI for CONCOR divestment in December

    DIPAM started a pre-EoI roadshow for potential bidders on October 19 to measure investors' interest in the divestment from CONCOR, the company said in an exchange filing. The roadshow was held virtually until October 21, the filing said

  • Govt exempts ISRO from provisions of explosives rule Nov 29, 2022 12:37 PM IST

    Govt exempts ISRO from provisions of explosives rule

    Earlier, ISRO was required to take a license from the Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organisations (PESO), an arm of the department for promotion of industry and internal trade (DPIIT).

  • Govt eases rules; allows Indian carriers to wet lease wide-body planes for up to 1 year Nov 27, 2022 10:44 PM IST

    Govt eases rules; allows Indian carriers to wet lease wide-body planes for up to 1 year

    A senior ministry official on Sunday said the rules have been relaxed and airlines that seek to operate wide-body planes will be permitted to operate such aircraft on wet lease for up to one year.

  • MCD polls: AAP govt working against interests of common man in Delhi, says BJP chief Nadda Nov 27, 2022 03:29 PM IST

    MCD polls: AAP govt working against interests of common man in Delhi, says BJP chief Nadda

    Nadda went door to door in Delhi's Wazirpur, seeking votes for his party's candidates in the upcoming municipal elections. He interacted with the locals and handed out copies of the party's 'Sankalp Patra' (manifesto).

  • Imran Khan says his party would resign from assemblies to force govt to announce snap polls Nov 26, 2022 10:48 PM IST

    Imran Khan says his party would resign from assemblies to force govt to announce snap polls

    Addressing a massive rally of his Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party here in this garrison city, which houses the headquarters of the powerful Army, Khan also alleged that "three criminals", who were behind the failed assassination attempt on him early this month, are waiting to target him again.

  • No exemption to exploratory drilling in coastal regulation zones: Government Nov 26, 2022 09:08 AM IST

    No exemption to exploratory drilling in coastal regulation zones: Government

    Coastal land up to 500 metres from the high-tide line and a stage of 100m along banks of creeks, estuaries, backwater and rivers, subject to tidal fluctuations, is called a CRZ.

  • Pre-Budger meet: Farmers' bodies ask govt to lift export ban on wheat, other agri items Nov 22, 2022 05:33 PM IST

    Pre-Budger meet: Farmers' bodies ask govt to lift export ban on wheat, other agri items

    They also demanded that the government should focus on increasing domestic output of local oilseeds such as soyabean, mustard, groundnut and sunflower, instead of palm.

  • Govt proposes penalty of up to Rs 500 crore for each data breach under Data Protection Bill Nov 18, 2022 03:13 PM IST

    Govt proposes penalty of up to Rs 500 crore for each data breach under Data Protection Bill

    The draft personal data protection bill, issued in 2019, had proposed a penalty of Rs 15 crore or 4 per cent of the global turnover of an entity.

  • Government may seek more disclosures from taxpayers starting new financial year Nov 14, 2022 07:48 PM IST

    Government may seek more disclosures from taxpayers starting new financial year

    Sources privy to the developments told CNBC-TV18 that the tax department could make it mandatory to "share details of foreign remittance received by NRI from India and its bifurcation into taxable and non-taxable income."

  • Did Ron DeSantis Just Become the 2024 Republican Front-Runner? Nov 09, 2022 09:43 PM IST

    Did Ron DeSantis Just Become the 2024 Republican Front-Runner?

    If you’re a Republican, this is all reason for severe disappointment — unless, that is, you’re a Republican with your eyes and hopes on Ron DeSantis as a potential presidential candidate for 2024.

  • India could trim spending for first time in 3 years: Sources Nov 09, 2022 02:07 PM IST

    India could trim spending for first time in 3 years: Sources

    Total expenditure for the 2022/23 fiscal year that started on April 1 could come in 700 billion rupees to 800 billion rupees ($8.59 billion to $9.82 billion) below the budgeted 39.45 trillion rupees, the sources said, requesting anonymity.

  • Tamil Nadu eyes Rs 75,000 crore investments in aerospace & defence sectors Nov 08, 2022 07:17 PM IST

    Tamil Nadu eyes Rs 75,000 crore investments in aerospace & defence sectors

    Stalin said the policy aims at providing enhanced support to micro, small and medium enterprises sector and start-ups in the two sectors.

  • Few air quality experts on pollution control boards in North India, potential polluters crowd positions Nov 01, 2022 10:31 AM IST

    Few air quality experts on pollution control boards in North India, potential polluters crowd positions

    Potential polluters such as local authorities, industries and PSUs formed the majority of members at 10 state pollution control boards in North India while scientists, medical practitioners and academics constituted only 7 percent, according to a report

  • Government plans to cut sugar export quota by almost 20% this year Nov 01, 2022 10:09 AM IST

    Government plans to cut sugar export quota by almost 20% this year

    The world’s second-biggest producer may permit sugar mills to ship 9 million tons, lower than the 11.2 million quota for 2021-22, said the people who asked not to be named as they’re not authorized to speak publicly.

  • Centre to invest Rs 500 crore to set up Maharashtra electronics cluster Oct 31, 2022 01:37 PM IST

    Centre to invest Rs 500 crore to set up Maharashtra electronics cluster

    The cluster aims to attract investment of over Rs 2,000 crore, with a potential to generate thousands of jobs in the coming years.

  • Previous governments neglected centres of faith: PM Modi Oct 21, 2022 05:24 PM IST

    Previous governments neglected centres of faith: PM Modi

    Citing examples of the Kashi Vishwanath temple, Ujjain and Ayodhya, where major reconstruction works have been carried out in recent years, Modi attributed the ”years of neglect” to a ”slave mentality”.

  • Israel eyes government bond issuance via blockchain technology Oct 19, 2022 08:18 PM IST

    Israel eyes government bond issuance via blockchain technology

    Implementation of advanced technologies such as blockchain, the TASE said, would reduce costs, shorten the duration issuance and clearing of government bonds, improve transparency and mitigate risks.

  • Govt gets Rs 255 crore as dividend from 3 CPSEs, total FY proceeds at over Rs 15,000 crore Oct 18, 2022 08:14 PM IST

    Govt gets Rs 255 crore as dividend from 3 CPSEs, total FY proceeds at over Rs 15,000 crore

    The government received Rs 197 crore, Rs 48 crore and Rs 10 crore from Uranium Corporation of India Ltd, KIOCL, and Shipping Corporation of India as dividend tranches, respectively

  • Have moderate targets, focus on privatising: Tuhin Kanta Pandey Oct 18, 2022 07:05 PM IST

    Have moderate targets, focus on privatising: Tuhin Kanta Pandey

    Last fiscal year, the government raised just over 135 billion rupees ($1.6 billion) from the sale of stakes in state-owned firms, a fraction of its target of 1.75 trillion rupees and missing its divestment goal for a third straight year.

  • Stubble burning: Govt to provide financial assistance for setting up torrefaction, pelletisation plants Oct 13, 2022 08:20 PM IST

    Stubble burning: Govt to provide financial assistance for setting up torrefaction, pelletisation plants

    The setting up of these plants will help resolve the problem of stubble burning and generate income for farmers, Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav said at a workshop on "Guidelines for grant of one-time financial support for establishment of pelletisation and torrefaction plants to promote utilisation of paddy straw".