Jharkhand announced its exit from a Tripartite Agreement (TPA) between the state, Government of India (GOI) and Reserve Bank of India (RBI) after the cabinet approval. The TPA was invoked after the state government failed to clear its outstanding dues to Damodar Valley Corporation
The flood situation in West Bengal marginally improved on Saturday even as three more persons died in the last 24 hours, taking the toll to 31 since 21 July
The government had earlier allotted 38 mines to Central and state public sector units, including power major NTPC, DVC and steel giant SAIL.
With less rains and discharge of water from different reservoirs, flood situation in six affected districts of West Bengal improved marginally today, while the state government rejected a move by the DVC for talks to end the ongoing controversy over water release