RS faces repeated adjournments over MPs’ suspension

RS faces repeated adjournments over MPs’ suspension

🕔12:14, 21.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 21  The opposition forced three adjournment of the upper house within an hour after eight Rajya Sabha members were suspended on Monday following their unruly behaviour in Parliament a day ago. The Rajya Sabha was first adjourned

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Diesel gets cheaper by over Rs 2/l this month

Diesel gets cheaper by over Rs 2/l this month

🕔12:13, 21.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 21  Diesel prices continued to decline for the fifth consecutive day on Monday even though globally crude prices remained steady. In the national capital diesel was priced at Rs 71.43 per litre, down from Rs 71.58 on

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HCL to acquire Australian IT solutions firm DWS

HCL to acquire Australian IT solutions firm DWS

🕔12:11, 21.Sep 2020

Noida, Sep 21  HCL Technologies on Monday announced to acquire DWS Limited, a leading Australian IT, business and management consulting group, for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition of DWS will enhance HCL’s contribution to digital initiatives in Australia and New

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AgustaWestland case: Hearing deferred to Sep 25

AgustaWestland case: Hearing deferred to Sep 25

🕔12:10, 21.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 21  A Delhi court on Monday deferred the hearing to Friday on cognizance of supplementary charge sheet filed in connection with the alleged corruption in the Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal. On Saturday, the Central

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India records 86,961 Covid cases & 1,130 deaths in 24 hours

India records 86,961 Covid cases & 1,130 deaths in 24 hours

🕔11:08, 21.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 21  With 86,961 fresh coronavirus cases and 1,130 deaths in 24 hours, India’s Covid-19 tally on Monday inched closer to 55 lakh-mark with a total of 54,87,580 cases in 235 days since the first case was reported

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RS Chairman suspended 8 MPs for Sunday’s ruckus

RS Chairman suspended 8 MPs for Sunday’s ruckus

🕔10:07, 21.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 21  A day after pandemonium in the upper house, Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday suspended eight lawmakers who were accused of causing ruckus in Parliament. The motion was moved by V. Murlidharan, the MoS

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Top Indian, Chinese military leaders to meet again on Monday, Pangong Lake on agenda

Top Indian, Chinese military leaders to meet again on Monday, Pangong Lake on agenda

🕔07:08, 21.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 21  Top Indian and Chinese military commanders will meet on Monday at Moldo to discuss the border dispute, especially in the Pangong Lake area, in eastern Ladakh, sources said. This would be the sixth meeting between two

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LS passes National Forensic Sciences, Rashtriya Raksha Universities Bills

LS passes National Forensic Sciences, Rashtriya Raksha Universities Bills

🕔07:07, 21.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 21  The Lok Sabha on Sunday passed the National Forensic Sciences University Bill, 2020 and Rashtriya Raksha University Bill, 2020 with voice vote within minutes after they were moved for passage. National Forensic Sciences University Bill, 2020

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LS passes Bill for legal framework to bilateral netting of QFCs

LS passes Bill for legal framework to bilateral netting of QFCs

🕔07:05, 21.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 21  The Lok Sabha on Sunday unanimously passed a Bill which seeks to provide a legal framework for bilateral netting of Qualified Financial Contracts (QFC) which are over-the-counter derivatives contracts. The Bilateral Netting of Qualified Financial Contracts

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‘Irresponsible behaviour’ behind Covid spike: Harsh Vardhan

‘Irresponsible behaviour’ behind Covid spike: Harsh Vardhan

🕔07:04, 21.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 21  Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday held “irresponsible behaviour” of people responsible for the surge of Covid-19 cases in the country, and appealed to Lok Sabha MPs to spread awareness regarding the pandemic. In his

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ICMR completes second serosurvey, analysis underway in final stage

ICMR completes second serosurvey, analysis underway in final stage

🕔07:03, 21.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 21  The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has completed the second round of the countrywide serological survey (serosurvey) to detect the prevalence of the COVID-19 disease and its analysis is underway in the final stage, the

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GST compensation: 1st option set to get nod with 21 states on board

GST compensation: 1st option set to get nod with 21 states on board

🕔07:01, 21.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 21  With 21 states expressing their preference for the Borrowing Option-1 proposed by the Centre to meet the GST compensation needs of states this year, decks have been cleared for the GST Council to approve the new

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Non-tax revenue of Rs 84,000 cr collected so far in FY21: Govt

Non-tax revenue of Rs 84,000 cr collected so far in FY21: Govt

🕔06:59, 21.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 21  The Union Government has collected non-tax revenue of Rs 84,023.78 crore so far in the current financial year, Parliament was told on Sunday. In a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha, Minister of State

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Rs 9,538 cr collected via ‘Vivad Se Vishwas’ scheme: Govt

Rs 9,538 cr collected via ‘Vivad Se Vishwas’ scheme: Govt

🕔06:57, 21.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 21  The Centre has so far collected a total revenue of Rs 9,538 crore through “Vivad Se Vishwas”, the dispute resolution scheme for direct tax, Parliament was informed on Sunday. Minister of State for Finance Anuag Thakur

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Andhra’s second Kisan Rail chugs off for Delhi with tomatoes, fruits

Andhra’s second Kisan Rail chugs off for Delhi with tomatoes, fruits

🕔06:56, 21.Sep 2020

Anantapur (Andhra Pradesh), Sep 21  Eleven days after the virtual flagging off of the first South Indian Kisan Rail from Anantapur in AP, the second one chugged off on Sunday morning from the southern state, laden with tomatoes and fruits

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FCRA Bill introduced in LS to make Aadhaar mandatory for foreign contribution

FCRA Bill introduced in LS to make Aadhaar mandatory for foreign contribution

🕔06:54, 21.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 21  The Centre on Sunday introduced the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2020 in the Lok Sabha to make the earlier law more stringent and make Aadhaar mandatory for registration and to give the government powers to

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Agri Bills historic, in farmers’ interest: Modi tweets in Punjabi

Agri Bills historic, in farmers’ interest: Modi tweets in Punjabi

🕔06:53, 21.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 21  In the wake of protests by farmers in Punjab and Haryana against three agriculture-related Bills, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday assured the farmers — through tweets in Punjabi language — that the proposed laws were

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Over 19,000 cases pending before NCLTs till July 31

Over 19,000 cases pending before NCLTs till July 31

🕔06:40, 21.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 21  A total of 19,844 cases were pending before the National Company Appellate Tribunal’s (NCLT) various benches as of July 31, Parliament was informed on Sunday. In a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha,

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No decision to discontinue printing Rs 2,000 notes : Govt

No decision to discontinue printing Rs 2,000 notes : Govt

🕔19:38, 20.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 19 Although printing of Rs 2,000 denomination notes has been significantly lowered, the Centre has not decided to discontinue the high denomination notes. In a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha on Saturday, Minister

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RS passes two agri Bills amid pandemonium

RS passes two agri Bills amid pandemonium

🕔18:03, 20.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 20  The Rajya Sabha on Sunday passed two agriculture-related Bills amid a pandemonium due to protests by opposition members. The Upper House gave the nod to The Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020,

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