Acting on the suggestion made by a panel of chief ministers, the cabinet on Tuesday gave the go-ahead for reducing the number of centrally-sponsored schemes (CSSs) from 66 to 28.
It can't get any bigger than this! Prime minister Narendra Modi on Thursday asked Niti Aayog to prepare an ambitious vision document, which should not only influence the next 15 years, but also lay the foundation for the remaining decades of this century.
In a jolt to the jewellery industry which has been against levying of excise duty, the government has removed jewellery from the list of handicrafts. This, when the industry
The Centre has allowed nine state-run defence companies to freely float joint ventures and special purpose vehicles (SPVs) with foreign and domestic companies.
The government has decided to abolish separate
The near-perfect run of country’s first coal block auction has come under the comptroller and auditor general of India’s (CAG) scanner, which in its report tabled in Parliament on Tuesday
In line with ease-of-doing business initiatives, the central board of excise and customs (CBEC) has come out with revised guidelines to help traders by promoting paperless declarations for shipments, among
Prime minister Narendra Modi has tasked the finance ministry to draw up a blueprint for the second phase of economic reforms, with a bias towards the hoi polloi.
The shipping ministry has finalised the cargo transportation policy for dry bulk and liquid cargo, mandating PSUs to offer 50 per cent of their import cargo to local vessel operators.
At a time when the Centre is gearing up to launch a subsidised air travel scheme providing tickets at Rs 2,500, the UP government has its own plans. It
In order to check dumping of low-grade steel products and promote production of quality products in the country, the government has initiated strict implementation of quality control order for stainless
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