CAIT tells government to ban festival sales by e-commerce firms

In a letter to Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal, Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) said festival sales and deep discounts being offered by various e-commerce companies are against the mandate for foreign direct investment policy. Continue Reading

Indian Railways to install plastic bottle crushers at stations

Railway ticketing arm IRCTC will implement return of plastic drinking bottles as part of Extended Producer Responsibility. Plastic Bottle crushing machines will be provided expeditiously at all other Railway Station Continue Reading

Commerce ministry to seek cabinet nod for transportation of goods Bill

Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal also said that the national logistics policy 2019 is being finalised and, soon, they will seek the Cabinet’s nod for that as it aims at cutting logistics cost cut by one-third. Continue Reading

India agrees to cut palm oil import duties from Indonesia

The decision regarding this was taken by India during a meeting between Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal and his Indonesian counterpart Enggartiasto Lukota on the sidelines of the 51st ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting (AEM) in Bangkok, earlier this week, according to the ministry. Continue Reading

Major layoff likely in Indian Railways

The Ministry of Railways and Railway Board have already written to all zonal chiefs in this regard, seeking a report on the performance of employees. They have also sought a list of all employees above the age of 55 and of those who complete 30 years of service in the first quarter of 2020. Continue Reading

Open to ideas from all sides to strengthen investors’ confidence: Goyal

Speaking on trade with the UK and the US, the Minister said India will sit down across the table and find a common meeting ground with both countries. Continue Reading

World Cup: Amit Shah congratulates Team India on big win against Pak

Home Minister Amit Shah today congratulated the Indian cricket team for its victory over Pakistan in a World Cup match saying it was ‘another strike’ on the neighbouring country and the ‘result is the same’. Continue Reading

2019 elections: Palaniswami holding talks with ministers on DMDK alliance

Chief Minister and co-coordinator of the AIADMK, Edappadi K Palaniswami is holding talks with his Cabinet colleagues at his Greenways residence right now Continue Reading