Mar 24, 2021 08:36 PM IST
To a separate question on whether India can counter China effectively with hypersonic vehicles, the minister declined to answer saying the information sought is highly sensitive and classified.
- Mar 23, 2021 08:25 PM IST
Replying to the Finance Bill debate, Nirmala Sitharaman said that the central government is ready to start discussions on bringing petrol and diesel under Goods and Service Tax if the states are on-board for talks as well.
- Mar 22, 2021 06:23 PM IST
The NCT Bill, which was introduced in Lok Sabha on March 15, strengthens the role of the Lieutenant Governor by making it mandatory for the Delhi government to consult the L-G before taking any executive action.
- Mar 22, 2021 05:08 PM IST
The central government collected Rs 29,279 crore from excise duty on petrol and Rs 42,881 crore on diesel in 2014-15 -- the first year of office of the Modi government.
- Mar 22, 2021 04:06 PM IST
The National Bank for Financing Infrastructure and Development (NBFID) Bill says the aim of the institution will be to support the development of long-term non-recourse infrastructure financing in India.
- Mar 22, 2021 12:42 PM IST
The Union Cabinet had last week approved a budget proposal of setting up a Development Finance Institution (DFI), which will have tax benefits to enable fund raising from investors.
- Mar 20, 2021 05:26 PM IST
Addressing an event, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora said, the EC had early this year started a research project for enabling remote voting, in consultation with IIT Madras and eminent technologists from IITs and other leading institutions.
- Mar 19, 2021 04:29 PM IST
"The reform in the mining sector would generate 55 lakh direct and indirect employment. To enhance mining activity, we will allow private sector with enhanced technology in mineral exploration," Union minister Pralhad Joshi said.
- Mar 18, 2021 08:35 PM IST
Gadkari also said the ministry has been running various schemes to provide credit facilities to the MSME sectors such as an interest subvention scheme for incremental credit which offers a 2 per cent interest subsidy, Credit Guarantee Scheme for micro and small enterprises (MSEs) for collateral-free / third-party guarantee-free loans.
- Mar 17, 2021 10:39 PM IST
The Appropriation Bill authorising payment and appropriation of specified sums from the Consolidated Fund of India for 2021-22 was introduced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.
- Mar 16, 2021 01:09 PM IST
Replying to a discussion on Demands for Grants for Railways, Goyal said there has been no death of any passenger due to a rail accident in two years and the railways has been putting enormous focus on passenger safety.
- Mar 11, 2021 02:24 PM IST
The exam was slated to be held on February 25 was been postponed with no alternate date announced.
- Mar 10, 2021 06:39 PM IST
In 2019, the federal probe agency registered 396 cases. In 2018, 460 cases were registered.
- Mar 09, 2021 04:17 PM IST
Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said the Ministry of Home Affairs operationalised the National Cyber Crime Reporting Portal on August 30, 2019 to provide a centralised mechanism to the citizens for online reporting of all types of cyber crime incidents, with a special focus on cyber crimes against women and children.
- Mar 08, 2021 05:57 PM IST
Since the Monsoon session of Parliament, convened in September 2020, the timings were curtailed in view of the COVID-19-related restrictions.
- Mar 06, 2021 09:53 AM IST
Following up with the release of its first list of six candidates for the polls on Friday, the AIADMK firmed up the electoral agreement with the Saffron party late Friday night.
- Feb 13, 2021 03:41 PM IST
On the repeal of Article 370, Home Ministe Amit Shah said the decision taken on August 5, 2019, would not be undone. The people of Jammu and Kashmir have welcomed the abrogation of the law.
- Feb 12, 2021 09:25 PM IST
Upon opting to create a health ID, only basic demographic and geographic information of the beneficiary like name, year of birth, gender, mobile number and address are collected.
- Feb 12, 2021 10:50 AM IST
Nitin Gadkari said there's no proposal under consideration for the government would direct the companies to delete the data accessed by private entities.
- Feb 11, 2021 10:51 PM IST
It is because that portion has to be added to Union territories to which the Centre distributes, she added Jammu & Kashmir has been converted into Union territories of J&K and Ladakh.
- Feb 11, 2021 09:12 PM IST
The approval of Parliament is sought to authorise gross additional expenditure of Rs 6,28,379.99 crore, according to the document placed in Lok Sabha by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.
- Feb 10, 2021 06:34 PM IST
Narendra Modi’s remarks are one of the most forceful endorsements by a senior policymaker of the role that businesses can play to distribute wealth and create jobs. Prime Minister also criticises India’s statist bureaucracy for being a drag on growth.
- Feb 09, 2021 11:06 PM IST
Abdullah also asserted that Lord Ram belongs to the whole world. "Ram belongs to all of us. The way Muslims have held on to the Quran, the Quran is not just ours," he said.
- Feb 05, 2021 10:13 PM IST
Vardhan said the National Center for Seismology (NCS), under the Ministry of Earth Sciences, maintained a nationwide seismological network, comprising 115 seismic stations, to monitor the earthquake activity in and around the country.
- Feb 05, 2021 10:03 PM IST
On whether Aadhaar is mandatory for registering on the Co-WIN application, Choubey, in a written reply, said, 'No, Aadhaar is not mandatory for registration on Co-WIN portal.'