GST rates in the country are unlikely to witness any change during the pandemic as the Centre and states have agreed not to disturb the indirect tax structure in wake of the current economic situation where growth has contracted and industrial activity has come to a standstill. Continue Reading
The government is committed to reduce air polllution level in 122 most polluted cities, said Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar. Continue Reading
The Supreme Court today said it would hear on 23 March the appeal filed by the Centre challenging the Delhi High Court order that the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case have to be executed simultaneously. Continue Reading
At a time when Opposition parties dubbed actor Rajinikanth as ”B” team of the BJP, the actor-politician taking potshots at the Centre said the Home Ministry should be held responsible for the violence during CAA protests in New Delhi and that the Centre should resign if violence is not controlled. This has led to many raising their eye-brows. Continue Reading
The Supreme Court today directed the Centre to grant permanent commission to all women officers in the Army within three months and said there will not be any absolute bar on giving them command postings. Continue Reading
DMK president M K Stalin on Wednesday alleged the AIADMK government in Tamil Nadu was surviving by being subservient to the Centre.
DMK chief M K Stalin pooh-poohed claims that his party surrendered to the Centre by putting off a protest against ”Hindi imposition,” saying it cannot be cowed down and remained firm on its stand. Continue Reading
The Supreme Court today agreed to examine the validity of a newly enacted law which makes the practice of instant divorce through triple talaq among Muslims a punishable offense entailing imprisonment of up to three years. Continue Reading