Babus’ foreign jaunts under lens

Government tightens norms; estimated expenditure of family members accompanying bureaucrats will have to be given to government before leaving the country

21 Jan 2018

Shell companies’ directors under the scanner for wiring illegal funds

Ministry earlier revealed that in one case, a company which had a negative opening on the day note ban was announced, deposited and withdrew more than Rs 2,400 crore post-demonetisation.

18 Jan 2018

Old wine in new bottle? Government set to rename schemes that expired last year

The government is in a dilemma over schemes that expired in 2017 and is pushing for structured reform to spur economic growth.

14 Jan 2018

Kamala Mills fire: Ministry of Home Affairs considers law to pep up fire-fighting

Proposal to bring fire brigades, emergency services under one entity, arm fire services with policing powers

07 Jan 2018

Huge push likely for MGNREGS rural jobs scheme in 2018

Budget allocation for MGNREGS to be 20 per cent more than last year's Rs 48,000 crore; 11 crore workers to benefit

03 Jan 2018

Recover Rs 63 crore from government, auditor tells Airport Authority of India

The audit report said the guarantee period of assets have elapsed, and a depreciation of Rs 23.37 crore on them, including building and apron, has been charged.

02 Jan 2018

Government mulls anti-drone war room at airports to secure flights

Centre explores possibility of jamming radio signals, starts talks with foreign companies.

31 Dec 2017

Bitcoin turns into new e-hawala route, spotlight on cross-border criminal syndicates

Investigating agencies are scrambling to uncover criminal money laundering cartels exploiting bitcoins, the virtual currency that has stormed global financial markets.

31 Dec 2017

Bitcoin turns into new cross-border e-hawala route

Investigating agencies are scrambling to uncover criminal money laundering cartels exploiting bitcoins, the virtual currency that has stormed global financial markets with prices rising by nearly 1,00

31 Dec 2017

Ahmed Patel’s son-in-law, son under ED scanner

Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel’s son-in-law has come under the Enforcement Directorate (ED) scanner for allegedly accepting cash from the owner of the Gujarat-based Sandesara Group, which is being

29 Dec 2017

Kulbhushan Jadhav not our man, his return is unlikely, feels RAW

Intelligence sources say as Jadhav is not even remotely linked to them, bringing him back is not possible and that he has been subjected to extreme torture

27 Dec 2017

Government to make India USD 10 trillion economy by 2032

Babus have told the PMO that manufacturing sector has to grow at 12% constantly to achieve this target

24 Dec 2017

Ex-auditor Vinod Rai shocked by verdict, stands by Rs 1.76 lakh crore loss figure

Former comptroller & auditor general of India (CAG) Vinod Rai, who was called the ‘Nation’s conscience keeper’ for unearthing the mega 2G scam, is in the line of fire after a special CBI court acquitt

22 Dec 2017

PM Modi asks babus to focus on 100 poorest districts

Top government officials went into a huddle on Thursday after Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked for a progress report on the 100 poorest districts in the country.

17 Dec 2017

Government baffled by rise in smuggling post-demonetisation

Unprecedented rise in cases of seizures have led to disclosures on new modus operandi and routes of smuggling.

17 Dec 2017