Kumar Vikram

Citizens want import tariff on gold hiked to arrest rupee slide

About 67 per cent people participating in an online poll said import duty on gold and diamond should be increased while 37 per cent favoured import restrictions on the same.

23 Sep 2018

Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh expands its footprint with rising number of shakhas under BJP rule

Currently, the RSS has extended its presence to 95 per cent of India’s territory and has over 59,000 shakhas across the country.

23 Sep 2018

30 passengers on Jet Airways flight suffer nasal, ear bleeding as crew forgets to maintain cabin pressure

The crew has been taken off duty and Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau has started an investigation into the incident.

20 Sep 2018

Job crunch driving defaults in education loans

Government data disclosed that in the last three years, the number of students who could not get placements crossed 40 lakh.

09 Sep 2018

CEC Rawat snubs Telangana CM KCR, says astrology can’t decide poll date

The Chief Election Commissioner cited an SC ruling that repolling must be held on the first occasion to ensure the caretaker government doesn’t take advantage of remaining in power.

08 Sep 2018

Election Commission to look into various aspects on Telangana polls, deliberations on Friday

Telangana Assembly was dissolved on Thursday and the final call on whether to conduct an early election rests with the EC.

06 Sep 2018

Early polls in Telangana a remote possibility

Election Commission sources says snap polls may be next to “impossible.”

06 Sep 2018

Centre’s bid to train bureaucrats under Ministry of Defence

Centre believes that the exercise will help officers to combat future challenges to national security in a better manner.

04 Sep 2018

'Price cap on medical devices favoured'

The  debate over price capping of medical devices versus capping of trade margins is tilted towards the continuation of price caps.

04 Sep 2018

Government to study impact of PM Modi’s brainchild Mudra scheme in states

The Opposition has been relentlessly targeting the Centre on job creation, entrepreneurship

02 Sep 2018

Public Sector Banks give 91 per cent of education loans: RBI report

The RBI data on education loans shows that about Rs 12,595 crore were disbursed on 684,836 loan accounts in the year 2015-16.

27 Aug 2018

Lack of babus stymies pre-election projects

There is a substantial shortage of civil servants including IAS and IPS officers at a time when fast decision-making is required to complete development projects ahead of the 2019 elections.

26 Aug 2018

Shortage of IAS, IPS officers hamper decision making ahead of 2019 general elections

The total posts vacant in Central government are 15,284 in Grade A and 26,310 in Grade B (Gazetted)

26 Aug 2018

Engine glitch: Civil aviation minister Suresh Prabhu seeks report from DGCA on A320neo aircrafts

A senior ministry official said the DGCA has submitted details to the minister whereas a detailed report would be submitted later.

25 Aug 2018

Airlines reporting losses, government to move further to bring aviation tribunal fuel under GST

Now, the government will talk to the States on this issue and it will further be kept under consideration in the next GST council meeting in September.

21 Aug 2018