Ombudsman Verma said, 'Date, notice and agenda of the elections shall be intimated to each member of DDCA after consulting with the electoral officer and his team.'
'There was an air of freedom in the country': Arun Jaitley on post-Emergency euphoria, in posthumously published book
With a foreword by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Juggernaut Books has posthumously published Arun Jaitley's A New India: Selected Writings 2014 — 19. Read an excerpt here.
Montek Singh Ahluwalia's Backstage traces the trajectory of India's public policies, economic growth
Performance in the first two years of the NDA was greatly helped by the collapse in world oil prices in October 2014, which created a very favourable external environment compared to the situation facing the UPA when oil prices were very high.
Padma Awards 2020: Jaitley, Sushma conferred Padma Vibhushan; Anand Mahindra, Manohar Parrikar get Padma Bhushan; Karan Johar gets Padma Shri
Padma Awards: The Padma Vibhushan for this year has been awarded to a total of seven prominent personalities, while 16 have been given the Padma Bhushan and 118 have been given the Padma Shri
Stock markets to remain open on 1 February, Union Budget day; trading to be conducted during normal hours
Generally, the stock markets are closed on Saturdays and Sundays as well as other holidays, except for special circumstances.
GST compensation: States say Centre staring at sovereign default; GST Council sees first-ever voting
In a development with far-reaching implications, non-BJP ruled states on Wednesday said the union government may be headed for a sovereign default as it has refused to assure them of paying on time the GST dues guaranteed to them through a Constitutional amendment
Unrealistic tax collection targets will only push up disputes; arrears under litigation stand at whopping Rs 12,42,786 crore
One ray of hope comes from the Legacy Dispute Resolution scheme that was launched in September, which allows taxpayers to pay outstanding dues without interest and penalty up to 31 December
As Hyderabad rape, murder case triggers calls for harsher penalties, how political posturing prevents death penalty for rapist-killers
Amid calls for the death penalty for rapists, in the aftermath of the rape and murder of a Hyderabad veterinarian, this ringside view proves how political posturing can contrast with reality, with politicians themselves protecting the rapist-killer by permitting inordinate delays and presidential pardons.
Electoral bonds: Lack of promised transparency makes channel for political funding vulnerable to unholy politico-corporate nexus
When the Narendra Modi government came to power, one of its biggest promises was to make political funding transparent.
Former Indian Army chief Ved Malik objects to new uniform of Rajya Sabha marshals, calls it 'illegal and security hazard'
Ved Malik, who was the Indian Army chief during the Kargil conflict, took to social media to raise concerns over the new look of the Rajya Sabha marshals.
Rajya Sabha marshals get new look on first day of Parliament's Winter Session: Traditional attire gives way to navy blue jacket and cap
Uniforms were being restyled from traditional Indian attire comprising turbans to military-style outfits with caps
Trivedi, who is equally conversant with Hindi as well as English, will be making his debut in Parliament after being associated with the BJP for a long period.
Corporate tax cut signals govt's shift towards radical reform; move ranks topmost among steps taken to revive economy
Nirmala Sitharaman’s bold move on corporate tax cut signals shift from baby steps to radical reform, precisely what the economy needed
Finance ministry's move to lower corporate tax will help broaden tax base and reduce distortions in system
Years before Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's major announcement to slash corporate tax, the late Arun Jaitley — Union finance minister in 2016 — had promised that before the end of the NDA government's tenure, the Narendra Modi government will move to a single 25 percent corporate tax rate for all companies
DDCA renames Feroz Shah Kotla as Arun Jaitley Stadium; to open two academies for underprivileged kids
In a glittering DDCA Annual Awards function, Home Minister Amit Shah digitally inaugurated the renamed Arun Jaitley Cricket Stadium in presence of late finance minister's family.
A short video and an animation film on Kohli's journey from being an U-19 player to India captain was shown during the event, which was attended by the entire Indian cricket team and support staff.
'Arun Jaitley was an invaluable gem': Narendra Modi joins politicians in Delhi to pay tribute ex-FM, mourns loss of 'very close friend'
Narendra Modi on Tuesday joined leaders from several political parties in paying glowing tributes to Arun Jaitley, saying the former Union minister's life 'inspires us to work harder for the nation'.
Eminent Supreme Court lawyer, ex-law minister Ram Jethmalani passes away at 95; last rites to be performed this evening
Veteran Supreme Court lawyer and former Union Minister Ram Jethmalani passed away on Sunday morning at his residence in New Delhi. Jethmalani was 95. He is survived by his son Mahesh Jethmalani, a noted lawyer, and a daughter. His other child, Rani Jethmalani, had passed away in 2011
'Exceptional lawyer, iconic public figure': Narendra Modi, Sonia Gandhi, Rajnath condole Ram Jethmalani's death, pay tributes to ex-law minister
Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to express condolences to his family, friends and admirers
Imran Khan hypes Kashmir situation, increases volatility in region, says ex-US envoy to India Tim Roemer
The US should remain steady in its policy towards the strategic ties with India and must push Islamabad for "real results" on counterterrorism cooperation, former US ambassador to India Tim Roemer has said.