Budget: Goyal pitches for bridging urban-rural divide

Presenting the Interim Budget for 2019-20 in the Lok Sabha, Finance Minister Piyush Goyal today said the country’s poor have the first right over nation’s resources and pitched for bridging the urban-rural divide. Continue Reading

Supreme Court refuses to stay amendments to SC/ST Act

The Supreme Court today once again refused to stay amendments to the SC/ST Act that restored the no anticipatory bail provision and said all matters including the Centre’s review petition will be heard 19 February. Continue Reading

BJP MLA compares Rahul to ‘Raavan’, Priyanka to ‘Surpanakha’

Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) MLA Surendra Singh, who is infamous for making controversial statements, has once again done it by calling Congress president Rahul Gandhi as ‘Raavan’ and his sister and Congress’ general secretary for Uttar Pradesh (UP) East Priyanka Gandhi ‘Surpanakha.’ Continue Reading

Rahul extends support to Mamata’s mega oppn rally

Congress president Rahul Gandhi extended his support to Mamata Banerjee today for her ‘show of unity’ in Kolkata on 19 January and hoped that it would send a powerful message of a united India. Continue Reading

CCI fines Godrej & Boyce, officials Rs 1 crore for cartelisation

The Competition Commission slapped a fine of over Rs 1 crore on Godrej & Boyce Manufacturing and its four officials for indulging in the cartelisation of dry cell batteries market. Continue Reading