25 Jan 2021
India's top 100 billionaires saw their wealth increase by Rs. 13 lakh crore since March last year even as the COVID-19 pandemic led to severe job losses, Oxfam said in its latest report.
26 Nov 2020
More than 25 crore workers will participate in a strike today, called by 10 central unions, to raise a voice against the "anti-labor" policies of the government.
17 Oct 2020
Film star Deepika Padukone works as a laborer in a Madhya Pradesh village, so suggest bogus rural job cards issued with the 34-year-old actor's photograph.
24 Jun 2020
Bruised by the coronavirus-necessitated lockdown, the Indian economy has shown few signs of recovery as the unemployment rate is reported to have returned to the pre-lockdown period.
26 Apr 2020
In a bid to reduce the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the economy, 50 Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officers have suggested a 40% tax for the super-rich, a one-time COVID-19 relief cess of 4%, etc.
25 Apr 2020
Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope said on Saturday that the lockdown in Mumbai and Pune may extend till May 18.
04 Sep 2019
It's been a month since Jammu and Kashmir was put under unprecedented security cover, forcing locals to stay indoors and being disconnected from the rest of the world.
06 Sep 2018
A tribal group in Madhya Pradesh has said it will contest the year-end Assembly elections to form a tribal government in the state.
25 Mar 2019
On Monday, Congress President Rahul Gandhi announced that if his party comes to power in 2019, 20% of the poorest families will get Rs. 72,000 per year.
01 Feb 2019
On Friday, acting Union Finance Minister Piyush Goyal presented the interim budget in the Parliament amid ruckus from the Opposition.
31 Jan 2019
The Union Budget 2019 will be presented by interim Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday, February 1.
29 Jan 2019
The Narendra Modi government is planning to announce Universal Basic Income (UBI) in the budget which will be presented on February 1, IANS reports.
24 Nov 2018
Senior Congress leader Ashok Gehlot attacked Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on the issue of corruption and claimed that the state government led by her patronized liquor, land, and sand mafia.
20 Nov 2018
Congress President Rahul Gandhi, at his first election rally at Champhai in Mizoram, today claimed that the RSS and the BJP know that they'll not win the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
10 Nov 2018
The Raman Singh government in Chhattisgarh had made the state "almost free" of Naxalism and developed it as a hub of power and cement production, BJP president Amit Shah said while addressing a press conference in Raipur (capital of Chhattisgarh) today.
19 Aug 2018
For the first time since August 9, no red alert was issued for any of Kerala's 14 districts, but the IMD has predicted heavy rainfall in the districts of Ernakulam, Pathanamthitta and Alappuzha.
08 Jun 2018
Krishan Kumar's tireless hard work has finally paid off as he is the only person in Sakhwara panchayat in Rajasthan's Dholpur district to clear NEET.
24 Nov 2017
In his fifth visit to Gujarat before Assembly polls, Rahul visited Porbandar, addressing issues faced by the fishing community.
30 Oct 2017
Himachal Pradesh HC has passed an order for Shimla's civic authorities to start tagging trees with radio frequency identification tags (RFID) in order to curb their felling.
27 Oct 2017
According to the Aadhaar cards of about 800 families living in Gaindi Khata, a village near Haridwar, all of them were born on January 1.
07 Oct 2017
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) banned protests at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi on grounds that it was causing environmental problems.
06 Oct 2017
Continuing its big push for Aadhaar, the Centre has now made the 12-digit unique identification number mandatory for all post office deposits, Public Provident Fund, National Savings Certificate, and Kisan Vikas Patra.
28 Sep 2017
There is good news for those looking to avail government schemes and subsidies but missed the Aadhaar deadline.
26 Sep 2017
Manmohan Singh, who had the longest serving contiguous term as PM after Jawaharlal Nehru, has often been described as the hero of India's 1991 liberalization, the "accidental PM" in 2004, and the "mute PM" in 2011.
24 Aug 2017
Even after calling it a "living monument of UPA's failure," PM Narendra Modi continues with UPA's flagship scheme, MGNREGA.
12 Aug 2017
Keen on fulfilling development goals ahead of the 2019 General elections, the NDA government has hiked social sector spending in areas including housing, health and infrastructure over the next two financial years.
07 Feb 2017
Minister of State for Planning Rao Inderjit Singh said in the Rajya Sabha that the overall unemployment rate in the country was on the rise. He said backward classes were affected significantly.
01 Feb 2017
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said growth will recover in 2017.
28 Jan 2017
The 2017 Budget is expected to bring big relief to the lower income group.
23 Jan 2017
Sources stated that Rs.1 lakh crore dedicated fund for safety, which was announced a year ago, would have its first installment announced in the 2017 Budget.
21 Jan 2017
Sources said that the Centre may raise the service tax from 15% to 18% during the Budget 2017 as a precursor to rolling-out the GST.
19 Jan 2017
Nirmala Sitharaman, minister of Commerce and Industry indicated that in the upcoming Union Budget, start-ups are likely to receive additional tax-benefits.
27 Dec 2016
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley hinted at tax cuts in the upcoming budget, saying India needed to have lower tax rates to become globally competitive.
25 Dec 2016
The country's Union Budget, scheduled to be presented on 1 February, will hopefully see a list of people-friendly announcements being made, reports said.
20 Oct 2016
The data released by Labour Bureau early 2016 painted a scary picture of Indian employment.