The government halted toll collection when its decision to accept the withdrawn Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes at toll plazas led to chaos in the absence of adequate change, causing massive traffic snarls.
Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan acknowledged the need for private investments in strategic storage but left their participation extent and timeframe vague.
Commerce department says proposed purchase preference policy violated the WTO guidelines
On Monday, commerce and industry minister Nirmala Sitharaman held a similar discussion with the exporters and said that their requests would be sent as a report to the finance ministry.
The government on Thursday allowed swiping of debit cards at select petrol pumps where point of sale machines of SBI would be kept for drawing up to Rs 2,000 per day per card.
Department of Economic Affairs cited the surge of deposits in Jan Dhan accounts to counter Agriculture’s request for allowing demonetised currencies for seed purchase.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 8 announced the withdrawal of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes in an attempt to curb black money.
According to RBI, the new Rs 500 notes have currently been introduced only in Delhi and Mumbai with plans to gradually distribute them across the country over the next fortnight.
The PM said such cornerstone ceremonies had no meaning if the projects were to run into delays.
And only a handful of people were kept in the loop since its implementation started two months ago, sources said.
Different weightage would be assigned to each parameter, to arrive at a cumulative score. The state with the highest score would be the winner for a particular project, institution or event.
Proposal strays from agreed plan, says think-tank.
Sources said the countdown for India began on September 21 when 60 countries accounting for 47.62 percent of the global emission ratified the treaty, leaving only 7.5 percent to be covered by the remaining members.
The number of applications in the latest tranche is 2 lakh, just up from 1.99 lakh in the previous tranche, when the issue price was Rs 3,119 per kg.
An Amazon spokesperson said the company is compliant and will always remain compliant with local laws
Whistleblowers to Companies Act, depts haven’t worked out rules
Their prescription is that instead of raising prices only in Delhi, the “burden of higher rental” be passed on countrywide with 75 per cent of the burden on all-India basis and balance 25 per cent on Delhi market.
Firm had used blocks as security for Rs 14.5K-cr loan.
Arun Jaitley had said that advancing the Budget would help improve public spending through a more balanced expenditure across the year and help implement tax proposals from the very start of the fiscal.
The proposal does not include Spices Board which is also under the commerce ministry.
Council faces allegations of large-scale fraud of government grants.
Reduction in campus area from 10 acres to 60,000 sq m among changes.
In a proposal to be taken up by the Cabinet on Wednesday, it has suggested that toll collection from 75 operational national highways be put on auction for bidding by private firms.
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC), of which the Prime Minister is the deciding authority, rejected the name of Dr Sarvendra Vikram Bahadur Singh as the next CBSE chief.
With Coal and Power sticking to their positions, Goyal widened the debate to consider if all captive power projects, not just Reliance, could be allowed to use coal mines as collateral.
The Prime Minister wants the junior ministers to be more involved in implementation of schemes.
The idea, a brainchild of junior Rail Minister Manoj Sinha, suggests that the charge be 1 per cent of the annual turnover clocked by IRCTC and travel agents.
The idea is that a cardholder be permitted to start a new venture or acquire existing business, be self-employed in own business and bring family members during the stay but after a separate application.
Principal secretary Nripendra Mishra turned down the ministry’s proposal of majority equity holding by Hindustan Fertilizer Corporation (HFC) and Fertilizer Corporation of India (FCI) — owners of these sick units — in Hindustan Urvarak.
The government is aiming to include states in the festivities with a ‘Showcasing of States’ as is done during Republic Day — but without the parade and flypasts.
The discretionary quota regime was stopped in 1996 after The Indian Express exposed irregularities in allotment of pumps and agencies by former Congress ministers B Shankaranand and Satish Sharma for alleged abuse of their discretionary quotas between 1993 and 1996.
The IT Act forbids the income tax department from sharing income details of an assessee unless the Central government specifies an officer, authority or body to receive the data to perform his or its functions under a law.
The bench has now posted the matter for May 9 to examine the plea for modification of its order whereby all diesel-run taxis had been ordered to go off the roads after April 30.
Applicants from nearly 150 countries eligible for e-tourist visas will be able to send online applications for medical visas with scanned copies of medical prescriptions from a government-accredited hospital of his/ her country.
The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting will launch an eight-hour talk show ‘Zara Muskura Do’ — the “do” pun in the title to mark two years of the NDA government — on May 26 to showcase the government’s success stories.
Reuters ran the ministry’s denial on October 20 while maintaining that it stood by the “fairness and accuracy of its story”.