Indian shares end higher as Reliance surges on airwaves purchase

BENGALURU (Reuters) – Indian shares ended sharply higher on Wednesday as heavyweight Reliance Industries jumped on winning $8 billion worth of airwaves in a spectrum auction, More...

Govt can cut excise duty on petrol, diesel by Rs 8.5 a litre without hurting revenues

New Delhi, Mar 3 (PTI) The government has room to cut excise duty on petrol and diesel by up to Rs 8.5 per litre without impacting its target for revenue from the tax on the More...

Govt brings insurance brokers within ombudsman ambit

New Delhi, Mar 3 (PTI) The government has amended insurance ombudsman rules, bringing insurance brokers within their ambit and also allowed policyholders to file online complaints, More...

In case of delay in salary, pension for govt employees, interest should be paid: Supreme Court

New Delhi [India], February 25 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Thursday said salaries and pensions are “rightful entitlements” of government employees and in case of delay, More...

Tripura govt announces 3 per cent hike in DA for employees from March

Agartala, Feb 26 (PTI) Despite financial constraints, the Tripura government has announced a three per cent hike in dearness allowance (DA) from next month for its employees More...

TMC leader Kunal Ghosh places Saradha scam promoter’s letter before ED

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], March 2 (ANI): Trinamool Congress (TMC) spokesperson Kunal Ghosh on Tuesday appeared before More...

GST officers arrest advocate for Rs 50.03 crore input tax credit fraud, fake firms

New Delhi, Feb 28 (PTI) GST officers have arrested an advocate for creating fictitious firms and committing input More...

India reports 14,989 new COVID-19 cases, 98 deaths

New Delhi, Mar 3 (PTI) India’s total tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 1,11,39,516 with 14,989...

Amazon issues rare apology in India after complaints that series hurt Hindu beliefs

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc’s Prime Video streaming service on Tuesday issued a rare apology...

UK to receive 10 million AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine doses from India’s Serum Institute

(Reuters) – The UK will receive 10 million AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine doses made by the Serum...

Kuldiep Singh takes additional charge as CRPF DG, says force has been deployed in poll-bound states

New Delhi [India], March 1 (ANI): IPS officer Kuldiep Singh has assumed the additional charge of Central Reserve More...

CBDT Chairman Pramod Chandra Mody gets further extension for three months

New Delhi [India], February 28 (ANI): The re-appointment of Pramod Chandra Mody as Chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes..

V P Joy takes charge as Kerala’s new Chief Secretary

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], February 28 (ANI): Senior bureaucrat V P Joy on Sunday assumed charge as the new Chief Secretary of..

Chandannagar Police Commissioner Humayun Kabir resigns, may join TMC

Chandannagar (WB), Jan 29 (PTI) Chandannagar Police Commissioner Humayun Kabir resigned on Friday citing personal More...

9 Odisha govt officials get compulsory retirement for graft, inefficiency

Bhubaneswar, Jan 29 (PTI) Nine more officials were given compulsory retirement by the Odisha government on Friday on the charges of..

23 states, 8 UTs abolished interviews for govt jobs recruitment process: Jitendra Singh

New Delhi, Jan 25 (PTI) Interviews for certain categories of government jobs have been abolished in 23 states and 8 Union..

Haryana Governor approves bill to reserve 75 per cent jobs in private sector for local people

Faridabad (Haryana) [India], March 3 (ANI): Haryana Governor Satyadev Narayan Arya has approved a bill that would provide 75 per cent..

Women army officers once again move SC for grant of permanent commission, promotions and benefits

New Delhi, Jan 23 (PTI) Eleven women army officers have moved the Supreme Court seeking compliance of its February last year..

My suspension as DU VC against norms, request to be reinstated: Yogesh Tyagi writes to Prez

New Delhi, Mar 2 (PTI) With just a week left in his tenure, suspended Delhi University Vice Chancellor Yogesh Tyagi Tuesday..