NDA government

What can the government do for the salaried in this budget?

The salaried class has been hoping for tax relief ever since the government announced a steep cut in corporate tax in Sept 2019.

published on : 14th January 2020

States shun imported onions; Centre fears stock may rot 

Retail onion prices started to rise by September-end and touched a high of Rs 170 per kg in December, forcing the Union government to import onions from countries like Turkey and Egypt.

published on : 14th January 2020

‘No immediate relief but implications for future’

The order sets precedents that make internet shutdown process more transparent, ensure that there can’t be indefinite shutdowns and put onus on the government to justify such bans in future.

published on : 11th January 2020

Section 144 not for suppressing people’s right: Supreme Court

The magistrate cannot apply a ‘straitjacket formula’ without assessing the gravity of the prevailing situation. The  restrictions must be proportionate to the situation concerned, the bench said.

published on : 11th January 2020

Bharat Bandh: No ‘leave’ for striking workers, says government  

The strike has also been called to press for demands like fixed minimum wages.

published on : 8th January 2020

JNU violence: Rajasthan CM Gehlot accuses Centre of stopping Delhi Police

The Congress leader said that the direction in which the country is headed has created uncertainty and everyone is scared of government agencies.

published on : 6th January 2020

Nagaland Opposition, civil groups decry AFSPA extension

The Centre issued a notification on December 30 last year extending the law in Nagaland till July-end. 

published on : 4th January 2020

Centre asks J&K to freeze all appointments

Centre tells Lt Governor not to do any hiring till measures on issuing domicile certificates are put in place

published on : 3rd January 2020

Hiked LPG rate, rail fare Modi govt's new year gift to people: CPM

The government on January 31, raised train fares marginally by one paise to four paise per kilometre depending on the travel class.

published on : 1st January 2020

Parties in Odisha pay tribute to former PM Vajpayee on his 95th birth anniversary

Politicians across party lines paid rich tributes to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his 95th birth anniversary.

published on : 26th December 2019

After 19 years, government favours Birla-Ambani report on education reforms

Critics feel that the education reforms under the current NDA government like fee hike in universities and depoliticisation of campuses are all recommendations of the Birla-Ambani report.

published on : 29th November 2019

Arunachal CM welcomes Centre's initiative to solve Naga problem

The Arunachal Pradesh government will make clear its stand on the Naga peace process to the Centre when called for discussion, he said.

published on : 16th November 2019

Congress to hold 'Bharat Bachao rally' against Modi government on Nov 30

The party had planned to hold agitations in various parts of the country from November 5 to 15, during which it would take out protests to highlight the failures of the BJP-led government.

published on : 16th November 2019

Hyderabad's teenpreneurs learn how to turn into tycoons

Teen 2 Tycoon, a two-day boot camp, saw 50 undergraduate students from six  colleges across the city come together to be educated and mentored on the basics of entrepreneurship.

published on : 12th November 2019

Congress panel to collect information on corruption by TRS government

The committee would prepare a petition in consultation with legal and technical experts to submit a memorandum to the President, the Governor of the State and the Central government.

published on : 2nd November 2019
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