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Centre’s move to privatise Railway station flayed

Centre’s move to privatise Railway station flayed

Feb 17,2018 , 11:48 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The leaders of CPM staged a protest at the railway station here on Saturday demanding the government stop privatisation of the railway station. The leaders criticised the Railway Ministry for proposing to privatise the railway station.  
No shortage of funds for development works: Naini

No shortage of funds for development works: Naini

Feb 15,2018 , 10:39 PM IST | Hyderabad Tab
Home Minister Naini Narsimha Reddy stated on Thursday that the government was ensuring that there was no shortage of funds for taking up development works.
Government to bring major changes in Drug Pricing Control Order

Government to bring major changes in Drug Pricing Control Order

Feb 15,2018 , 02:56 PM IST | National
The government will bring in major changes in the Drug Pricing Control Order (DPCO) and come out with a new pharma policy to implement "Namocare" across the country, Union Minister Ananth Kumar said on Thursday.
Delhi held to ransom by traders: HC on amendment of masterplan

Delhi held to ransom by traders: HC on amendment of masterplan

Feb 11,2018 , 11:02 AM IST | National
In an apparent disapproval of the government's proposed amendment of the master plan after traders protested against the sealing drive, the Delhi High Court has observed that a few people have "held the city to ransom".
Protest erupts in Gilgit against China over jail abuse

Protest erupts in Gilgit against China over jail abuse

Feb 10,2018 , 03:29 PM IST | International
The relatives and the family members of prisoners languishing in the Chinese jails for over a decade have staged a demonstration in Gilgit city and have demanded the Pakistan Government to play its due role in their release.
Government to set up more water ATMs

Government to set up more water ATMs

Feb 09,2018 , 10:51 PM IST | Hyderabad Tab
It has already started ‘Water ATM’, which literally means ‘water for people’. There were five Water ATMs installed in Hyderabad. Three of them were already started in places like Old Bowenpally, Paradise, JBS. GHMC plans to set up 200 more such water ATMs by year-end in the city.
Air India operating profit more than doubles to Rs 298 crore in FY17

Air India operating profit more than doubles to Rs 298 crore in FY17

Feb 08,2018 , 05:12 PM IST | Business
Air India has been "consistently improving" its overall performance and more than doubled its operating profit to Rs 298.03 crore in the last financial year, according to the government.
Residents draw water illegally in Suraram

Residents draw water illegally in Suraram

Feb 07,2018 , 09:39 PM IST | Hyderabad Tab
Ignorance of government officials in curbing illegal water connections in colonies around Suraram is a cause of great concern for residents living in the area. While on one hand, people are unable to access safe drinking water in the state, on the other Manjeera water available in the area is being constantly exploited by a few for their private gains. 
No information on rise in spread of hatred on social media: Ravi Shankar Prasad

No information on rise in spread of hatred on social media: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Feb 07,2018 , 06:15 PM IST | National
The government has no information to show that there is an increase in spread of hatred and negativity on social media, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad informed Parliament on Wednesday.
Shortage of nearly 1,500 IAS officers in country: Government

Shortage of nearly 1,500 IAS officers in country: Government

Feb 07,2018 , 04:49 PM IST | National
There is a shortage of nearly 1,500 IAS officers in the country, the government said on Wednesday.Officers in position as on January 1, 2017, is 5,004 against the total authorised strength of 6,500 -- vacancy of 1,496, Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha.
Government seriously looking at revival plan for MTNL

Government seriously looking at revival plan for MTNL

Feb 07,2018 , 04:22 PM IST | Business
The government is seriously looking at a revival plan for state-owned MTNL, and various steps have been taken to improve the telecom operator's customer base, Union minister Manoj Sinha said today.
Rs 6 crore GST evasion in five months of this financial year

Rs 6 crore GST evasion in five months of this financial year

Feb 06,2018 , 05:15 PM IST | Business
The government has unearthed goods and services tax (GST) evasion to the tune of Rs 5.70 crore in 16 cases in just five months of the ongoing financial year.
Long term capital gains tax to apply on shares sold after April 1

Long term capital gains tax to apply on shares sold after April 1

Feb 05,2018 , 03:52 PM IST | Business
The proposed long-term capital gains tax on equity holdings will apply on profits made from sale of shares on or after April 1, 2018, the government said on Monday.
Governments cannot act like commercial entities: Jaitley

Governments cannot act like commercial entities: Jaitley

Feb 05,2018 , 03:17 PM IST | National
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said the government cannot act like a commercial entity even when it comes to the "commercial activities of the State", and cannot just "pick and choose" in matters of public procurement.
LTCG imposed to check tax base erosion, says government

LTCG imposed to check tax base erosion, says government

Feb 05,2018 , 12:06 PM IST | Business
As stock prices continued to take a beating, the government today gave detailed reasons for taxing long-term capital gains made out of selling shares, saying exempting such income from tax was inherently biased against manufacturing and encouraged diversion of investment to financial assets.
Judiciary capable of handling 'internal matters': Government

Judiciary capable of handling 'internal matters': Government

Feb 02,2018 , 05:57 PM IST | National
The government on Friday made it clear in Parliament that it will keep away from the tussle between the Chief Justice of India and the four senior-most judges of the Supreme Court, saying the judiciary is capable of handling its "internal matters".
Jaitley proposes Rs 1.48 lakh cr capital expenditure for railways

Jaitley proposes Rs 1.48 lakh cr capital expenditure for railways

Feb 01,2018 , 01:01 PM IST | Business
The government has proposed Rs 1.48 lakh crore capital expenditure for the Indian Railways in 2018-19 to enhance carrying capacity of the national transporter, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said in his Budget speech on Thursday.
Govt plans to abolish posts which are vacant for 5 years

Govt plans to abolish posts which are vacant for 5 years

Jan 30,2018 , 03:03 PM IST | National
The government is planning to abolish all posts which are vacant for more than five years and has directed all ministries and department to submit a comprehensive report on it.
Survey wants government to complete Air India sale by next fiscal

Survey wants government to complete Air India sale by next fiscal

Jan 29,2018 , 06:42 PM IST | Business
The Economic Survey on Monday suggested that the government should complete Air India disinvestment within the next financial year.
Government wants youth to fulfil dreams: Kovind

Government wants youth to fulfil dreams: Kovind

Jan 29,2018 , 02:11 PM IST | Latest News
President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday said the government has initiated different programmes to provide self-employment and enable the youth to fulfil their dreams.
Mahila Morcha BJP wing inaugurated the Mahila Yudh Bheri

Mahila Morcha BJP wing inaugurated the Mahila Yudh Bheri

Jan 28,2018 , 11:34 PM IST | Hyderabad Tab
The Mahila Morcha BJP wing inaugurated the Mahila Yudh Bheri poster at the Malkajgiri party office, here on Sunday.  The massive meeting which would be held on 2nd February at RTC Kalyana Mandapam aims to address the failure of the government in fulfilling the needs of Telangana women. 
Padma award selection process transformed, common people being honoured: PM Modi

Padma award selection process transformed, common people being honoured: PM Modi

Jan 28,2018 , 05:25 PM IST | National
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said his government had transformed the process for selecting Padma award winners and common people were now being honoured because the emphasis was no longer on the name of a nominee, but on the work done.
Budget: Govt may hike agri-credit target to Rs 11 lakh crore

Budget: Govt may hike agri-credit target to Rs 11 lakh crore

Jan 23,2018 , 10:52 AM IST | Business
The farm credit target is likely to be raised by a whopping Rs 1 lakh crore to a record Rs 11 lakh crore in the Budget 2018-19 to improve credit flow in the agriculture sector, according to sources.
Don't let me be born a girl in my next birth

Don't let me be born a girl in my next birth

Jan 22,2018 , 05:45 PM IST | National
"Padh likh kar kya karoge? Tum paraya dhan ho" (What is the use of educating you? Your future belongs to someone else) is a statement you will come across in every second home in rural India. This statement is very often used by parents in reference to their daughter.
FM Jaitley chairs pre-budget meeting in Delhi

FM Jaitley chairs pre-budget meeting in Delhi

Jan 18,2018 , 11:38 AM IST | Business
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday chaired the pre-budget meeting with finance ministers of all the states and Union Territories here.
Government to solve many problems of centring contractors

Government to solve many problems of centring contractors

Jan 17,2018 , 11:51 PM IST | Hyderabad Tab
Releasing the New Year calendar of the Kapra Zone Centring Contractors’ Association on Wednesday, MBC Chairman T Srinivas said the TRS government would strive to solve the many problems of the contractors. 
Government lowers additional borrowings to Rs 20,000 crore this fiscal

Government lowers additional borrowings to Rs 20,000 crore this fiscal

Jan 17,2018 , 01:29 PM IST | Business
The government on Wednesday lowered the additional borrowing requirement for the current fiscal to Rs 20,000 crore from Rs 50,000 crore estimated earlier.
Black money fight: Government to deregister 1.20 lakh more companies

Black money fight: Government to deregister 1.20 lakh more companies

Jan 16,2018 , 10:57 PM IST | Business
The government on Tuesday said it has decided to strike off the names of 1.20 lakh more companies from the official records for various non-compliances as part of its continuing fight against the black money menace.
Issues raised by SC judges 'internal matter of judiciary': Govt sources

Issues raised by SC judges 'internal matter of judiciary': Govt sources

Jan 12,2018 , 03:23 PM IST | National
The issues raised by the four senior Supreme Court judges in the unprecedented press conference on Friday are an "internal" matter of the judiciary, highly placed sources said, indicating that the government is unlikely to interfere.
Don't privatise  Air India, give it 5 years to revive: Par panel

Don't privatise Air India, give it 5 years to revive: Par panel

Jan 08,2018 , 03:25 PM IST | Business
This is not an appropriate time to divest government stake in Air India, which should be given at least five years to revive and its debt written off, a parliamentary panel is likely to tell the government.

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