Newly appointed Indian Railways Board Chairman Ashwani Lohani has ordered that nearly 10,000 Railway employees assigned as domestic help to officers be sent back to their primary job, which includes track maintenance and safety work.
Real estate firm Embassy Group said it entered into a joint venture with US-based Taurus Investment Holdings to develop a 10 acre-special economic zone (SEZ) in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. The firms will jointly invest $140 million in the project.
Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday promised “appropriate actions” at the “right time” to revive the slowdown-hit economy and said the government is seized of the problem of private investment not picking up.
30 lakh GST returns filled till noon on GSTN portal, says GSTN chairman Ajay Bhushan Pandey. He added that about 75% of registered businesses had not filed their GST returns for August until Wednesday.
The Centre approved a productivity-linked bonus for over 12 lakh non-gazetted Railways employees, to be paid before the Dusshera holidays. The bonus, equivalent to wages of 78 days, is estimated to cost the Railways ₹2,245 crore.
The Madras High Court on Wednesday extended the stay order on a floor test in the Tamil Nadu Assembly until the court disposed of the petitions challenging the disqualification of 18 AIADMK MLAs.
On Shell companies, Govt may have applied Companies Act retrospectively to bar directors. Section 164 (2) (a) of Companies Act 2013, enforced on 1 April 2014, allows for disqualifying directors of a company that hasn’t filed financial statements or annual returns for three consecutive fiscal years
India’s currency with public is likely to increase to Rs16 trillion by March-end, driven by the upcoming festive season and the kharif harvest, a study has said.
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Wednesday said that he can win from any of the 224 constituencies in the state. Reacting to BJP’s decision to field party state President BS Yeddyurappa from north Karnataka, Siddaramaiah said
The Railways has planned a special menu for passengers travelling in Rajdhani and Duronto trains, for four days of Durga Puja this year. Further, food plazas at major stations under the Eastern Railway Zone have been instructed to offer complimentary drinks or desserts with the meal ordered by passengers.