16 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Assuring the GST rate to be less than 18 percent, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today hinted at accepting Congress' stand on scrapping one percent additional tax, but said their demand to incorporate the rate in the Constitutional Bill is not agreeable.
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.
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.
24 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Sistema Shyam Teleservices, which is not participating in the ongoing spectrum auction, is now awaiting sharing and trading guidelines for airwaves for its business expansion.
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.
17 Nov 2014
Chennai: Tamil Nadu Power Minister Natham R Viswanathan on Monday said his government would honour the assurance of former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa that additional subsidy would be provided to ensure the poor are not affected by the proposed increase in power tariff.
05 Mar 2015
Mumbai: The ongoing spectrum auctions, which fetched over Rs 60,000 crore on the very first day, are likely to intensify competition among major telecom players, leading to higher tariffs, and will also increase the gap between top operators and smaller ones, says a report.
03 Mar 2015
Barcelona: Bharti Airtel is in a "very happy situation" compared to other telecom operators in relation to the spectrum auction, scheduled to start tomorrow, Bharti Enterprises Chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal said on Tuesday.
03 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Department of Telecom will start the biggest ever auction of 2G and 3G spectrum on Wednesday wherein 8 firms will bid to acquire radio waves in four bands, which may fetch the government over Rs 82,000 crore.
03 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Department of Telecom will start the biggest ever auction of 2G and 3G spectrum on Wednesday wherein 8 firms will bid to acquire radiowaves in four bands, which may fetch the government over Rs 82,000 crore.