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CENTRAL GOVERNMENT NEWS

Decision in 2-3 days over interest on deferred instalments by banks, Centre tells SC

September 28, 2020 1:13 pm

A bench headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan said that it would hear the batch of pleas filed by various industries, trade associations and individuals on October 5.

SC extends relief on NPAs after govt says interest issue being considered at highest level

September 10, 2020 8:03 pm

The top court granted two weeks to the Centre and Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to file the affidavit and place before it the decisions taken in this regard.

Supreme Court to Centre: Clear stand on interest waiver during moratorium

August 27, 2020 2:13 am

The SC had earlier said there was "no merit in charging interest on interest" for deferred payment of loan installments during the moratorium period.

RBI Board approves transfer of Rs 57,128 crore as surplus to government

August 14, 2020 5:29 pm

The decision was taken at the 584th meeting of the Central Board of the Reserve Bank of India chaired by Governor Shaktikanta Das.

Waiver of interest charged during moratorium: SC asks Centre, RBI to hold meet in three days

June 12, 2020 2:11 pm

During the hearing, the bench said that it is trying to take a balanced view of the matter, and only wants that wider measures should be adopted.

Centre clears 72 changes to Companies Act, decriminalises various offences

March 04, 2020 4:17 pm

Addressing reporters after a cabinet committee meeting, Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the priority is to "decriminalise" provisions in the Act.

SC rejects Centre's plea challenging refund of Rs 104 crore ordered by TDSAT to RCom

January 07, 2020 11:40 am

The Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) had on December 21, 2018, directed the Centre to return around Rs 104 crore after encashing bank guarantee of Rs 908 crore against spectrum charges of Rs 774 crore.

Act fast to make sure Indians in Gulf are safe: Amarinder Singh to Centre

January 06, 2020 10:30 pm

Pointing out that besides the US, other countries like Britain were preparing to evacuate their citizens, if needed, Amarinder asked the Centre to also prepare and initiate plans to evacuate all Indians seeking to return to India in the current circumstances.

Government mulls incentives to 324 companies in bid to capitalize on trade war

November 20, 2019 4:52 pm

The government proposes to provide the manufacturers land to set up a factory along with power, water and road access, according to draft of the document prepared by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade and Invest India.

Don't take action on anonymous complaints of corruption against babus: Govt to depts

October 10, 2018 3:53 pm

Officials said Wednesday the move comes after some of the central government departments received complaints of alleged corruption by high-ranking officials.

CENTRAL GOVERNMENT VIDEOS

Doubling farmers’ income is government’s political stunt, says Lalu Yadav

February 29, 2016 4:35 pm

Patna, Feb 29 (ANI): Former railway minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Monday said the ruling government’s statement of doubling farmers’ income by 2022, is just a political stunt to reserve their berth in the next general elections.He further asserted that the BJP-led Central Government will not win the 2019 polls.

Left parties protest outside Parliament over JNU row

February 24, 2016 7:34 am

New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): The Left parties on Wednesday protested outside the Parliament over the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) row and Rohith Vemula suicide case. The leaders raised slogans against the Central Government and demanded to stop the attacks on democratic and constitutional rights of the people.

Rajya Sabha adjourned over Rohith Vemula case

February 24, 2016 7:34 am

New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Rajya Sabha Deputy chairman PJ Kurien adjourned the house again till noon as Bahujan Samaj Party leader Mayawati raised the issue of Rohith Vemula, a Dalit student who committed suicide earlier this year after being suspended that created ado. Other BSP MPs also started sloganeering against the Central Government and demanded justice for Vemula's family.

Must combat discrimination against women: Sharad Yadav on Shani temple

January 26, 2016 2:49 pm

New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): Janata Dal United leader Sharad Yadav on Tuesday came in support of the women activists protesting against the entry ban in Shani Shingnapur temple, saying that women who belong to weaker sections have been facing discrimination for thousands of years. Yadav added that the Central Government should take initiative to remove such discrimination against women. He further stated that people who are preventing these women from entering the temple should be put behind the bars.

BJP has failed to bring good days: Mayawati

January 15, 2016 9:38 am

Lucknow, Jan 15 (ANI): Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mayawati on Friday said the BJP-led Central Government has completely failed to fulfil their promise of ‘good days’. Lashing out at BJP, Mayawati added that the days have become worse than before.