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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

Action demanded for eco code violations by Thackeray’s PA

After Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray’s personal assistant Milind Narvekar demolished his illegally constructed bungalow at Dapoli-Murud seashore in Ratnagiri district on Sunday, BJP leader Kirit Somaiya has said actions have sti

No Dahi Handi celebrations on Janmashtami in Maharashtra for second year

With the pandemic, Maharashtra will have muted Dahi Handi celebrations – the main attraction of the Janmashtami festival in the state – for the second year in a row. In a meeting held with Dahi Handi Coordination Committee on Monday, c

Maharashtra construction workers campaign for easier registration

The Construction Workers Welfare Board in Maharashtra has made it mandatory for construction and Naka workers to get certificates from their respective contractors/employers for getting registration with the board, but majority of the workers are

Nearly all Mumbai councillors don’t prioritize citizens’ concerns: Report

Citizens’ complaints are one of the most important aspects of a councillor’s responsibilities to take up with the municipal corporation. Unfortunately for Mumbai’s citizens 219 (99.55%) out of 220 councillors did not prioritize c

In flood-affected Maharashtra districts, soft loans to help businesses

Shopkeepers, businessmen and traders in Pune, Satara, Kolhapur,Raigad, Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg district that were affected by devastating floods can look forward to some financial help from district cooperative banks that will provide low-interes

MoHUA launches SonChiraiya for Urban SHG products

The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has launched and brand and logo ‘SonChiraiya’  for the marketing of urban Self-Help Group (SHG) products. While launching it, Durga Shanker Mishra, Sec

India invites the UK to bid for Green Hydrogen and lithium-ion

The Union Minister of Power and Renewable Energy RK Singh expressed India’s interest in collab

Cabinet approves National Mission on Edible Oils

The Union Cabinet has given its approval to launch a new Mission on Oil palm to be known as the National Mission on Edible Oils – Oil Palm (NME

“Covid-19 made the world realise the importance of alternative healthcare systems”

It’s a novel form of therapy, it’s based in Ayurveda but is a contemporary version of it. A former Navy officer has developed it, and has helped cure a large number of people. It’s called ‘Zyropathy’. In an email

Hasty constitutional amendment a fraud, deceives OBCs: Pawar

Criticising the centre for pushing through the 127th Constitutional Amendment, restoring to the states the power to prepare their own OBC lists, Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar has said the move will cheat the OBC community which is

Maharashtra eases pandemic restriction with further unlocking

Maharashtra has further eased unlock guidelines and allowed shopping malls to remain open till 10 PM every day under specified conditions and children are also permitted there with age proof since their vaccination has not started.

Arrogance of Twitter didn’t work: Guru Prakash Paswan

BJP spokesperson Guru Prakash Paswan has said if people want to do business in the country, they have to follow the law of land. Speaking with reference to the US-based Twitter’s friction with the government on accusations of spreading misin

Thackeray launches e- Crop Survey across Maharashtra

Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray has launched an e-Crop Survey across the state, to be implemented jointly by the department of revenue and agriculture and Tata Trusts from August 15. The e-Crop Survey is aimed at increas

Visionary Talk: Gurcharan Das, Author, Commentator & Public Intellectual on key governance issues


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