The Reserve Bank kept the key policy rate unchanged at 6 per cent for the third consecutive time on February 7 in view of firming inflation.
With an aim to propel the Centre’s e-mobility initiatives, the government is likely to restructure two apex bodies — the National Council for Electric Mobility and the National Board for Electric Mobility — to ensure better inter-ministerial coordination.
A teenager accused of fatally shooting 17 people at a Florida high school was investigated by police and state officials as far back as 2016 after slashing his arm in a social media video, and saying he wanted to buy a gun, but authorities determined he was receiving sufficient support, newspapers said on Saturday.
Delivering its verdict on the dispute involving the southern states of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, besides Kerala and Puducherry, the court had raised the 270 tmcft share of Cauvery water for Karnataka by 14.75 tmcft and reduced the share of Tamil Nadu.
Discom officials said this reduction in power cuts is noteworthy as the peak power demand has been rising over the years.
India will “definitely” be considered as one of the destinations for a semiconductor manufacturing facility by the world’s biggest power and smart card chip firm Infineon as and when it expands to new locations, the company’s global CEO Reinhard Ploss has said.
Amazon, which is locked in an intense battle with homegrown rival Flipkart, has been aggressively ramping up its operations in the country.
Asserting that the BJP and its forerunner Jana Sangh had since Independence led all agitations held in national interest, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said democracy is the party’s core value which enables it to take along allies successfully.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today demanded a thorough probe into the Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case alleging other banks are also involved in the scam.
Indian-American Ravinder Bhalla, who became the first Sikh mayor of New Jersey’s Hoboken city, has publicly acknowledged that death threats were made against him and his family recently.
With the Budget session of the Goa Legislative Assembly beginning tomorrow, industry is expecting the state government to make its stand clear on the crisis-hit mining sector and creation of employment for locals.
The state Animal Husbandry Department has a database of over eight lakh farmers and houses and farms of over 60,000 of them have already been geotagged under the ambitious initiative.
The case pertains to the Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India Limited which reimbursed Rs 25,000 — the maximum penalty levied by the CIC — to the officer from government funds as “legal and professional charges”.
Lt Governor Anil Baijal has directed secretaries and principal secretaries of the Delhi government to authenticate all orders to be executed in the name of L-G, failing which, strict action, including recovery of financial loss caused to the exchequer, would be taken against them, a written communication by Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash to all bureaucrats stated.
The NBA had also tied up with Reliance Foundation for its Jr NBA program which has already reached more than six million youth and trained more than 5,000 physical education instructors nationwide since its launch in 2013.
The WCIT’s official page on Nasscom website indicates that Union IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and state chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao are expected to address the three-day event.
Health officials are still encouraging people to get vaccinated. The CDC released a report on Thursday stating the flu vaccine is 36 per cent effective against all strands.
Sebi has already launched a probe into trading and disclosure related issues in the matter of Punjab National Bank (PNB) and Gitanjali Gems in connection with the biggest fraud in the Indian banking industry so far, allegedly perpetrated by absconding Modi.
The trains which are patronised by the poorest of the poor must also be identified,” says the minutes from a meeting of senior railway board officials earlier this month.
The banking regulator is conducting supervisory assessment of Punjab National Bank, while all banks have beefed up their vigil on all clients linked to diamond and jewellery trade.
The scheme, catering to girl students and women in rural areas, will be formally launched on March 8, a Rural Development ministry official told PTI.
Jhunjhunwala has 18.21 per cent stake in the company, while ICICI Bank owns 4.47 per cent holding in the firm. IDFC and Keynote Corporate Service will manage the company’s public issue.
There were 136 societies and mills in Maharashtra that had sought funds in the form of a share capital, out of which 66 are running, while some others are under installation whereas few of them are into liquidation and three already shut down.
The petitions, filed by advocates Anuj Saxena, Prathvi Raj Chauhan and Priya Sharma, claimed that statistics relating to population growth indicate that by 2022, the population of India is likely to pass the 1.5 billion mark.
The industry body said PSB senior managements spend bulk of their time “receiving and implementing directions from the bureaucrats even for innocuous issues.”
Some lower judicial officers including judicial, executive and metropolitan magistrates have assailed Rule 9 (2) of the Delhi Higher Judicial Service Rules which bars them from appearing in the examination to be held on April 15 for appointment of entry level ADJs.
The order came as the Italian company had neither deposited the amount of Rs 3 crore in the court, nor given a guarantee of a nationalised bank or banks such as ICICI, Axis Bank or HDFC as directed by the high court.