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Government’s letter has nothing new: farmers’ representatives

New Delhi: Farmer groups will hold discussions on Tuesday morning to decide their course of action after the Centre’s latest letter asking them to decide...

Winter session: Government cancelled winter session to avoid questions on its failures: CPI-M

New Delhi: The CPI(M) Sunday hit out at the government for scrapping the winter session of Parliament over the COVID-19 situation, and said the pandemic...

Parliament session cancelled to avoid debate on farmers’ stir: Sanjay Raut | India News

MUMBAI: Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Sunday claimed the winter session of Parliament was cancelled to avoid a debate on the ongoing farmers’ protest...

Some leaders are misleading farmers on the Agriculture Bills : Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

The Narendra Modi government has been taking consistent and constructive steps for the welfare of farmers all through these six and a half years. From...

Not accountable to Home Minister: TMC hits out on summons over Nadda’s convoy attack in Bengal

Kolkata: Senior Trinamool Congress lawmaker Kalyan Banerjee wrote to Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla on Saturday, saying that West Bengal’s chief secretary and director-general of...

Govt puts forth proposal to farmers’ groups giving them a written assurance on MSP

New Delhi: As the stalemate over the farm laws continues, the government on Wednesday put forth a proposal to farmers’ groups giving them a written...

parliament: PM Modi to lay foundation stone for new Parliament Building on December 10

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone on December 10 for a new Parliament building and the construction is expected to...

Taxpayers pay Rs 72,480 crore tax under Vivaad Se Vishwas scheme: Sources

Central public sector units (CPSEs) and other taxpayers have paid up tax of Rs 72,480 crore against the disputed demand under the Vivaad Se Vishwas...

Vista, secretariat approach Environment ministry for redevelopment approvals

New Delhi: While the new Parliament complex got environmental clearance in April this year and is getting ready for construction, an even larger project ––...

No use of coercive powers by tax officers in case of recoveries: CBDT

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has restricted the coercive or intrusive powers of tax officers in case of tax recoveries, with immediate effect....

PM Modi attacks rivals for opposing agri reforms, says middlemen powered their politics | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hit out at the opposition, saying those whose politics was powered by brokers and middlemen are spreading...

Dharmendra Pradhan slams Congress for spreading ‘false information’ about farm sector reforms

Bhubaneswar: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday slammed the opposition Congress for spreading “false information” about agricultural reforms and said they have a “history of...

Labour codes to help workers become self-reliant in coming days: Santosh Gangwar

Labour minister Santosh Gangwar reiterated that the labour codes enacted by his government will help workers become self-reliant in coming days besides improving the ease...

Sonia Gandhi urges Congress chief ministers to pass laws to negate central farm acts

New Delhi: Hardening stand against the contentious farm Acts, Congress president Sonia Gandhi has urged party-run state governments to explore the possibility of passing laws...

Karnataka braces for shutdown on Monday by farmers

Bengaluru: Karnataka is bracing up for a day-long shutdown on Monday by thousands of farmers and others across the southern state in protest against the...

Temporary retention of GST compensation in the Consolidated Fund isn’t diversion: FinMin Sources

Temporary retention of goods and services tax (GST) compensation in the Consolidated Fund of India (CFI) pending reconciliation cannot be termed as diversion, finance ministry...

CAG pulls up former J&K govt on non-transparent expenditure

NEW DELHI: Non-transparent expenditure by the Jammu and Kashmir government “does not give a fair picture of its accounts”, said the Comptroller and Auditor General...

Congress: Farm Bills: Congress-ruled states explore legal options to circumvent implementation

New Delhi: Congress-ruled states are exploring legal options to circumvent implementation of the new farm legislation. Even as the Congress is planning nationwide protests against...

4th-shortest Rajya Sabha monsoon session ends 8 days ahead of schedule | India News

NEW DELHI: With over 30 members of Parliament and several more staffers testing positive for coronavirus, the monsoon session was curtailed on Wednesday with both...

Monsoon Session: Lok Sabha adjourned sine die; Monsoon Session concludes

New Delhi: Lok Sabha was adjourned sine die on Wednesday evening, bringing the Monsoon Session of Parliament to an end eight days ahead of schedule...

18 parties to explore united stir against farm, labour laws

New Delhi: After curtailment of a stormy monsoon session of Parliament, leaders of around 18 Opposition parties are likely to hold a virtual meeting soon...

Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal will quit Modi govt to protest farm bills: SAD president

New Delhi: In a setback to the Modi government, Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal announced in Lok Sabha on Thursday that Harsimrat Kaur...

China in illegal occupation of 38,000 sq km of Indian land: Rajnath Singh in Parliament

NEW DELHI: China is in illegal occupation of 38,000 square km of Indian land and it considers another 90,000 square km as its own, Union...

fertility: Centre introduced Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill in Lok Sabha to map the fertility industry

New Delhi: The Centre moved to standardise protocols of the growing fertility industry and introduced the Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill, 2020, in Lok Sabha...

Maharashtra accounts for 20% of ₹39k-cr EPF withdrawals during 25 Mar-31 Aug

New Delhi: Employees provident fund (EPF) members withdrew ₹39,402.94 crore between March 25 and August 31, with Maharashtra accounting for one-fifth of these withdrawals, Parliament...