Central Government
West Bengal  /  Published 24.05.22

Didi: We will lose Rs 641cr

Mamata Banerjee on Monday hinted that the state was not in a position to reduce VAT on petrol and diesel before calling the Centre’s recent slash in the excise rates on fuel and announcement of ...
By Pranesh Sarkar

Business  /  Published 23.05.22

Import duty on naphtha reduced

The Centre on Saturday reduced the import duty on naphtha, a major feedstock in the petrochemical and plastics industry, to 1 per cent from 2.5 per cent as it sought to soften the inflationary impact ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Opinion  /  Published 19.05.22

Sage Blinks: Spotlight on wheat exports

For a Vishwaguru — a global sage — does Narendra Modi’s India blink a bit too much? New Delhi’s latest directive on wheat exports would confirm such a suspicion. First, Mr Modi...
By The Editorial Board

Business  /  Published 18.05.22

LIC lets down new investors

Shares of the state-owned Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) were clobbered on listing on Tuesday. The blow left an army of newbie investors from the country’s small towns and cities, who had bee...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

India  /  Published 17.05.22

Cong eyes correction, gloom lifts

The three-day Chintan Shivir has lifted the morale of the Congress workers who believe a sincere implementation of the new resolve may herald a turnaround, but experience has also thrown up troubling ...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi


India  /  Published 14.05.22

Pandits in mass ‘resignation’

Hundreds of Kashmiri Pandits employed by the government faced tear gas shells on Friday when they held protests in the Valley, claiming to have submitted “mass resignation” letters and say...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 11.05.22

Govt minority flip-flop angers SC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed displeasure at the Centre taking different stands on the identification of minorities, including Hindus, at the state level and directed it to hold consultations...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.05.22

Centre: House can vet sedition law

The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that the government “has decided to re-examine and reconsider” the sedition law but contended this could be done only “before the competen...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 09.05.22

Funds prop for PSU insurers

The government may infuse Rs 3,000-5,000 crore additional capital in the three public sector general insurance companies based on their performance and requirement during the year, sources said. ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.05.22

Centre clears elevation of judges

The Centre has cleared within 48 hours the collegium’s recommendation of two judges for elevation to the Supreme Court. The names of Gauhati High Court Chief Justice Sudhanshu Dhulia and Justic...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi


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