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End of Haj subsidy sparks flier rush at Mumbai and Delhi airports to save costs

Delhi and Mumbai are becoming the favoured transit points for Haj pilgrims since the scrapping of Haj subsidy this year.

published on : 17th February 2018

Exports interest subsidy scheme allocation hiked to Rs 2,500 crore

Seeking to encourage exports, the government has increased allocations towards interest subsidy scheme in the Budget to Rs 2,500 crore for 2018-19.

published on : 2nd February 2018

EU subsidy fraud: Czech lawmakers strip PM Andrej Babis of immunity

The Czech parliament today stripped billionaire Prime Minister Andrej Babis of immunity as a lawmaker, allowing the police to investigate his alleged role in EU subsidy fraud from 2007.

published on : 19th January 2018

Tamil Nadu: CM Edappadi K Palaniswami, DMK working president M K Stalin want Centre to continue Haj subsidy

Continuing the removal of supporters of T T V Dhinakaran, the AIADMK on Wednesday expelled 272 office-bearers from three party districts for anti-party activities

published on : 18th January 2018

Andhra Pradesh: Muslim leaders flay Centre’s decision to withdraw Haj subsidy

Muslim Aikya Vedika on Wednesday strongly condemned the Union government’s decision to withdraw Haj subsidy.

published on : 18th January 2018

Lalu Prasad Yadav slams PM Modi for ending Haj subsidy, demands rollback

He described abolition of Haj subsidy as a “sad decision” and demanded that the Centre roll it back immediately.

published on : 17th January 2018

‘No Haj subsidy, funds to be spent on education’

Similar conclaves will be hosted in Kolkata and Mumbai in the coming months, while the first had been held in Chennai, Naqvi said.​

published on : 17th January 2018

MIM chief Owaisi challenges Centre to lift subsidy for Hindu pilgrims

Owaisi said the Haj subsidy anyway would have been phased out by 2022 as per the order of the Supreme Court and hence there was no need for the Narendra Modi government to create a hype over this.

published on : 17th January 2018

Hope government will use funds for education of minorities: Congress on Haj subsidy abolition

Minority affairs minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi today announced that there will be no subsidy for Haj pilgrimage from this year.

published on : 17th January 2018

Scrapping of Haj subsidy: Why murder a system already destined for premature death: K T Jaleel

The decision to end the Haj subsidy is the latest instance of the BJP government’s anti-minority, anti-secular stance, LSG Minister K T Jaleel said on Tuesday.

published on : 17th January 2018

No Haj subsidy from this year; funds to be used for minority empowerment

Minority affairs minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that despite the subsidy withdrawal, a record number of 1.75 lakh Muslims will undertake the pilgrimage this year from India.

published on : 16th January 2018

Hyderabad consumers not receiving LPG subsidy for months

Officials say delay is due to banks not seeding  beneficiaries’ accounts with NPCI

published on : 10th January 2018

Direct benefit transfer for fertiliser subsidy in Odisha from February 1

Sources in the Agriculture Department said implementation of DBT scheme for fertiliser will only be possible from February 1 due to some technical reasons.

published on : 24th December 2017

Airtel Payments Bank MD and CEO Shashi Arora quits after firm's Aadhaar e-KYC misuse

Airtel Payments Bank Managing Director and CEO Shashi Arora has resigned in the wake of the firm's eKYC licence suspension by Aadhaar-issuing body UIDAI.

published on : 22nd December 2017

Airtel deposits 'interim penalty' of Rs 2.5 crore with UIDAI for opening payments bank account without subscribers' consent

The company is learnt to have given the assurance that it will return Rs 190 crore that had flown into the 'unsolicited' payments bank accounts of 31 lakh mobile subscribers over the next 24 hours.

published on : 19th December 2017
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