Tag: Government

Govt may restrict benefits for employees of Air India, new owner can tweak terms

(This story originally appeared in on Jul 22, 2021) The government is likely to limit employee benefits only up to the time it is an...

SC holds certain provision on terms of services in Tribunals Reforms ordinance as unconstitutional

The Supreme Court on Wednesday in its 2:1 verdict upheld the Tribunals Reforms (Rationalisation and Conditions of Service) Ordinance, 2021 but held as “unconstitutional” certain...

Is President Biden Attacking Small Business on Purpose?

Free Book Preview Tax and Legal Playbook Get game-changing solutions to your small business questions. June 11, 2021 3 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur...

Paediatric task force, genome sequencing labs & buffer stock of medicines: Delhi CM lays out plan to counter 3rd Covid wave

After following a stringent lockdown for more than a month, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday announced some relaxations in the curbs in the...

Sovereign gold bond issue price fixed at Rs 4,889/gm; subscription to open on Monday

MUMBAI: The issue price for Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme 2021-22, which will open for subscription for five days from May 31, has been fixed at...

Kashmir: Businesses demand phased opening from June

The business community in Kashmir has demanded phased opening of markets from June stating that the continuous lockdown due to Covid19 has pushed the population...

Why clubs & athletes are boycotting social media

There will be no goal clips, lineup announcements, banter between clubs or even title celebrations. Four days of silence across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram by...

Government proposes a new series of vehicle registration for easy transfer & re-registration in other states | India News

NEW DELHI: The road transport ministry has proposed a new regime of “IN” series for registration of personal vehicles owned by defence personnel, employees of...

Times Face-Off: Has the Election Commission’s independence been diluted? | India News

Opposition has questioned the EC’s recent actions but is it a case of blame the referee or has the institution’s independence been diluted?For: Amit Ahuja...

Karnataka announces weekend curfew, bans non-essential activities

Karnataka on Tuesday announced stringent curbs across the state closing down all shopping malls, cinema halls, religious places, bars and entertainment, while permitting only essential...

How Technology Can Improve CX for Government Services

In order to ensure citizens get the help they need, the government needs to follow the example of business and start putting their customer experience...

State election commissioners have to be independent persons: Supreme Court | India News

NEW DELHI: State election commissioners have to be “independent persons” not occupying a post under the Centre or state governments, the Supreme Court has ruled,...

Women must be co-owners in some categories to avail of CLSS benefits

Under the Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme (CLSS), the government provides a helping hand to home buyers in the mid- and lower-income segment. Under this scheme,...

Labour codes face delay as states fail to frame rules

The government’s plan for a fast-track roll out of the four labour codes is facing some turbulence with states still to frame rules, leaving the...

British lawmakers to debate safety of protesters and press freedom on Monday: Key developments | India News

NEW DELHI: The farmers’ protest is reverberating among the British lawmakers who are set to debate the issue of safety of protesters in the House...

Tamil Nadu: No Amma, no Kalaignar. It’s EPS vs Stalin | India News

CHENNAI: The stage is set in Tamil Nadu for a do-or-die battle between AIADMK member and outgoing CM Edappadi K Palaniswami (better known as EPS)...

PM Modi sets target of Rs 2.5 lakh crore from asset monetisation | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday that the planned privatisation of state-run enterprises will help free up resources for spending on welfare,...

Jaishankar in Mauritius amid unrest | India News

NEW DELHI: Foreign minister S Jaishankar landed in Mauritius on Sunday on a two-day visit to advance a trade and investment agreement with the island...

Why are people made to pay so much for petrol when global crude oil prices are low, asks Congress | India News

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Friday hit out at the government over fuel rates and demanded an answer from Prime Minister Narendra Modi on why...

Govt invites suggestions on blue economy policy

The Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) has rolled out the draft blue economy policy in the public domain, inviting suggestions and inputs from various stakeholders,...

Twitter complies with govt request, blocks 97% handles | India News

NEW DELHI: There were signs of a thaw in Twitter’s tussle with the government after the social media giant took down over 97% of the...

How to Obtain the Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC) Under the Second Round of Covid Relief (Updated)

February 4, 2021 15+ min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Last Updated on February 10 at 6 p.m. For the average...

PM, RS bid emotional farewell as Leader of Opposition Azad’s term ends | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi turned extremely emotional while bidding farewell to Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday, saying...

Only a few PSUs to remain in strategic sectors, says Niti Aayog CEO

(This story originally appeared in on Feb 04, 2021) NEW DELHI: Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant says there will be a few PSUs in strategic...

Farmers’ protest continues amid tight security | India News

NEW DELHI: Heightened security deployment has continued at the Singhu border (Delhi-Haryana border) as farmers‘ protest against three agriculture laws entered the 67th day on...