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`Bad Bank`: All you wanted to know about NARCL

The cabinet has cleared the formation of ‘National Asset Reconstruction Company Limited’ (NARCL) which will acquire “stressed assets” of about Rs. 2 Lakh crore in phases within RBI regulations in order to address the proble

Citizens Charter: How this less-known law empowers us

When consumer rights and RTI activist Mohammad Afzal was shifting to a new residence in a different area, he required changes in various documents. He decided to take the help of the Citizens Charter along with other friends who also required simi

Minister for Ports, Shipping & Waterways emphasises on setting up of National Transport Facilitation Committees

Union Minister for Ports, Shipping & Waterways and AYUSH, Sarbananda Sonowal has underlined the importance of cross-border connectivity among India and developing nations of South-East Asia. Addressing the ASEAN su

Ministry of Finance organises advance training programme in PPP for states

The Department of Economic Affairs (DEA), Ministry of Finance and the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore has organised a virtual advance level training programme on Public-Private Partnership. Additional Secretar

Ministry of Agriculture signs MoUs for Digital Agriculture

Modernisation of the Agriculture sector will continue by infusing new technologies so that farmers can increase their income, states Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar. The Ministry of Agriculture and farmer wel

An enabling ecosystem for R&D is a must: Vice President

The Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu has stressed the need to create an enabling ecosystem for R&D for India to become a develop

India and Singapore to link their Fast Payment Systems

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announce a project to link their respecti

India cannot have any diplomatic relations with Taliban: GVL Narasimha Rao

Amid the geopolitical uncertainty after the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan, India cannot have any kind of diplomatic relations with a militant regime, believes GVL Narasimha Rao, Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha, and a Bharatiya Janata P

“Spending on penguins justified, they increased Mumbai zoo’s income”

Responding to the criticism from the opposition Congress and BJP for floating a tender of Rs 15 crore for the upkeep of seven penguins at the Byculla zoo, the the Shiv Sena-led Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has clarified that the penguins hav

Mumbai Coastal Road: BJP alleges fraud, BMC refutes allegation

Alleging financial irregularities to the tune of Rs 1,000 Crore in the construction of the Coastal Road in Mumbai, Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Ashish Shelar has demanded an investigation, but the BrihanMumbai municipal corporation (BMC) has replied

Community must maintain caution during festive season: Dr N K Arora

With the annual festival season around the corner, Covid infections moving up in states like Kerala (reporting 70% of India’s new cases) and Maharashtra along with the lurking danger of a third wave, Dr N K Arora, chairperson, Covid-19 Worki

Thackeray announces Rs 100 Crore fund to Nair Hospital

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has announced a special fund of Rs 100 crore on the occasion of the centenary celebrations of the Topiwala Medical College and BYL Nair Hospital in Mumbai. Attending a virtual function on

NEP will change face of education in India: Dr CN Ashwathnarayan

The National Education Policy (NEP), announced last year, will change the face of education in India, says Dr CN Ashwathnarayan, Minister of Higher Education & Information Technology and Biotechnology, Science and Technology, Skill Development

Improvement in health infra will lead to confidence in revival of economy: Nirmala Sitharaman

Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman said that overall improvement of health infrastructure will help build the confidence of the people in the infrastructure and also help in the reviv

National Master Plan `Gati Shakti` will generate immense employment opportunities: Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Gadkari has said that the National Monetisation Program will build reliability and confidence in developers and financing institutions as the identified projects are likel

Govt introduces new Bharat series to facilitate seamless transfer of vehicles

To facilitate seamless transfer of vehicles, the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has introduced a new registr

No way US could’ve won Afghan war without dealing with Pak: Kanwal Sibal

Former Indian diplomat Kanwal Sibal has said that the US war over the Taliban in Afghanistan could only have been won if it had dealt with the terror group’s safe heavens in Pakistan first. In a conversation with Kailashnath A

WFH temporary phenomenon; realty to exponentially grow in long term: Hiranandani

While the pandemic has brought radical changes in the way people work and work-from-home (WFH) has become the standard protocol of following Covid-appropriate behaviour world over for almost 18 months now, Niranjan Hiranandani, co-founder and mana

FM launches EASE 4.0 PSB reforms agenda

Union minister of finance and corporate affairs Nirmala Sitharaman Wednesday unveiled the fourth edition of the Public Sector Bank (PSB) Reforms Agenda for 2021, called ‘EASE 4.0’, in Mumbai to make banking tech-enabled, simplified and

Rane arrested for ‘tight slap’ remark against Thackeray

Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Narayan Rane’s remark on Monday, that he would have given a ‘tight slap’ to Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray for not remembering the count of Independence Day in h

Visionary Talk: GVL Narasimha Rao, Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha on Upcoming UP Elections


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