Nirmala Sitharaman announcements on Coronavirus: FM unveils Rs 1.7 lakh crore relief package, gives free LPG, wheat, rice to poor; key takeaways
The Central government on Wednesday unveiled an economic package worth Rs 1.7 lakh crores primarily focussed at the poorest and most vulnerable sections of the society.
GST system should be simplified for easy compliance, frequent tweaks in rates will not favour economy: NK Singh
On Tuesday, a Parliamentary panel on finance observed that the GST collection slowed down in recent months and asked the government to prevent misuse of input tax credit.
Parliament Updates: Lok Sabha passes Bill banning e-cigarettes, takes up amendment to SPG Act; Rajya Sabha discusses economic slowdown
Parliament LIVE Updates: The Lok Sabha passes the Bill banning e-cigarettes and takes up the amendment to the SPG Act. Congress' Manish Tewari asks why the amendment should not be passed. He quotes a 1989 Cabinet report as to the dangers faced by former Prime Ministers and their families. Rajya Sabha takes up short duration discussion on the economic situation of the country. Deputy Chairperson Harivansh is in the Chair. Congress leader Anand Sharma starts the debate. He points out the GDP is falling, factories are closing down, people don't have cash, agriculture is in a bad shape. The widening gap between the rich and poor is frightening.
President Ram Nath Kovind attends to policewoman who falls and twists ankle during Delhi award function
The Delhi policewoman was standing in front of the dias at Vigyan Bhawan during the first National CSR Awards function.
Monsoon Session of Parliament: Rajya Sabha unanimously passes bill to protect poor investors from Ponzi schemes
The Rajya Sabha on Monday unanimously passed the Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill, 2019, which seeks to save gullible investors from ponzi schemes.
The Income Tax department is working on a plan to establish a real-time PAN processing centre.
BJP got highest vote share in Himachal; figures show overwhelming support for party, says state's chief minister Jai Ram Thakur
The BJP got the highest vote share in the country in Himachal Pradesh and this shows the overwhelming support of the people for the party, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has said
The panel recommended that the system monitoring instituted by BBNL for execution of the project must be tightened to make central public sector unit involved in it more accountable.