Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' a casualty as steel, auto firms spar over sourcing; minister seeks relaxation in import rules
The steel ministry in August announced stringent import rules for some high-grade steel products that are sourced by carmakers from countries such as Japan and South Korea but not yet manufactured in India.
NDA MPs to forego salary: Ananth Kumar's announcement leaves alliance lawmakers surprised, struggling with maths
The NDA move may have taken many alliance MPs by surprise and probably the Congress also as the latter has been left with little ammunition to attack the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
At the 57th SIAM Annual Convention 2017, Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Anant Geete said the government was considering the extension of a scheme to promote electric and hybrid vehicles by another six months.
Ravindra Gaikwad Air India row: It's time Shiv Sena learnt to apologise, goonda attitude won't take it far
Shiv Sena leaders like Ravindra Gaikwad and Sanjay Raut haven’t realised that politics of bullying everyone including their own alliance partners, government of the day and institutions don’t really work in modern times.
In June, the think tank had submitted to the government the roadmap for closure and strategic sale of government stake in some PSUs
Shiv Sena leader Anant Geete said his party has maintained that as long as cross border terrorism exists, government should not hold talks with Pakistan.
Elaborating on steps it planned to take in India, Volkswagen said cars with 2.0-litre engines will get a software update.
The steel ministry said in April that quality control orders had been issued for 15 steel products, but steel companies are lobbying the government to add 16 more to the list to help them compete with foreign rivals.
Even as BJP's ally Shiv Sena continues to oppose the controversial land acquisition bill, Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari today said both the parties were heading towards a common goal.
The government had approved an initial outlay of Rs 75 crore from Plan Fund for the FAME-India scheme in the Budget for this fiscal
The government as part of the airline's turnaround plan had approved a Rs 30,000 crore financial package for 10 years in 2012 with certain riders.
There is no plan to shut down loss-making telecom company MTNL and the government is taking various measures to revive it, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Thursday.
Pointing out that the cash balances of state-owned enterprises look "exciting", Subramanian suggested they invest more, adding that the PSUs could make a "real contribution to kickstart the economic growth".
Shiv Sena on Sunday threatened to sit in opposition in Maharashtra if ruling BJP dared to take support of Sharad Pawar's NCP for the survival of its government but also kept the door open for reconciliation, saying it should come clear on the issue within two days.
"We have got a call from the Prime Minister's office requesting us to recommend two names that we feel should be included in Modiji's cabinet," said Sena.
Newly elected BJP MLAs in Maharashtra will meet on Tuesday to elect their Legislature Party leader in a step closer towards government formation even as talks continued with former ally Shiv Sena over a possible alliance.
All Shiv Sena MPs will attend the high tea being hosted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, although Uddhav Thackeray will not go.
BJP earlier snapped ties with its oldest partner Shiv Sena after failure of talks on seat-sharing in the Maharashtra Assembly elections
Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday wondered why former ally BJP felt the need to hold "so many" election rallies by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Maharashtra.