03 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Two major auctions-- one for the four coal mines and another of 2G and 3G spectrum-- will start on Wednesday, which may collectively fetch the government more than one lakh crore.
11 Dec 2014
New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday gave its approval for creation of five posts of additional solicitors general, one each for the High Courts of Punjab and Haryana, Patna, Jharkhand, Karnataka and Gujarat.
11 Apr 2015
Ranchi: Hitting back at Congress over its charge that Government was helping corporates with Land Bill, BJP Chief Amit Shah on Saturday said it cannot mislead people as they know who took away farmers' land and benefited business houses by giving away spectrum and coal mines in the past.
29 Jan 2015
Mumbai: Telecom stocks fell up to four percent on Thursday after the government fixed the base price for 3G spectrum auction at Rs 3,705 crore per mega hertz.
07 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Government has decided to deploy an additional 11,000 paramilitary men for undertaking anti-Naxal operations in the worst Maoist-affected Bastar division of Chhattisgarh where red ultras recently carried out a deadly ambush and killed 14 CRPF personnel.
07 Jan 2015
Agartala: To pacify its aggrieved employees seeking central pay scales, the Tripura government on Wednesday announced an additional five percent dearness allowance for its 209,000 employees and pension holders.
31 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Jindal Steel and Power, along with its subsidiary Jindal Power, has deposited Rs 3,089.25 crore as additional levy to the government, as per the Supreme Court directions in coal block allocation scam.
13 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Ahead of spectrum auction on February 25, telecom operators, including Vodafone, Idea and Airtel, on Tuesday demanded a fresh pre-bid conference on 3G spectrum details of which are not available at present.
28 Nov 2014
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday asked the government not to treat Sanskrit as a third language for Class 8 students of Kendriya Vidyalayas and instead treat it as an additional language retaining German as a third langauge.
22 Feb 2015
New Delhi: With telecom operators depositing a huge Rs 20,435 crore as earnest money for spectrum auction, government is set to garner over Rs 1 lakh crore from sale of radiowaves, after generating similar amount through sale of coal blocks.