Karnataka MLAs camping at a hotel in Mumbai may skip the confidence motion moved by the southern state's Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy on July 18, sources said.

Farm Activists Up The Ante Against GM Crop Cultivation Jul 15 2019

Escalating their battle against genetically modified (GM) crop cultivation in the country, farm activists Monday threatened to hold a nationwide agitation if the government failed to take stringent action to curb the illegal cultivation.

BS-VI Fuel Introduced In Delhi: Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar Jul 15 2019

Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday informed Rajya Sabha that fuel conforming to stringent BS-VI emission norms has been introduced in the national capital to reduce air pollution.

GST Collection Of States Rises To Rs 5.18 Lakh Cr In FY19 Jul 15 2019

GST collection of states and union territories (UTs) increased to Rs 5.18 lakh crore in the full financial year 2018-19, up from Rs 2.91 lakh crore collected in nine months of 2017-18, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said Monday.

Harsh Vardhan Releases National Digital Health Blueprint, Seeks Inputs From Stakeholders Jul 15 2019

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Monday released the National Digital Health Blueprint (NDHB), which aims to create a national digital health eco-system, in public domain and sought inputs from various stakeholders on its vision.

India's Steel Exports Fall 34% To 6.36 MT In 2018-19 Jul 15 2019

The country's total steel exports fell 34 per cent in 2018-19 to 6.36 million tonne (MT) compared to the preceding fiscal, Parliament was informed Monday.

LS Passes Bill To Give NIA More Teeth Jul 15 2019

Seeking to give more teeth to the National Investigation Agency (NIA), Lok Sabha on Monday passed a bill to allow it to probe terrorist acts against Indians and Indian interests abroad.

Veg Oil Imports Up 6% In June On Higher Shipment Of Refined Palm Oil Jul 15 2019

Vegetable oil imports rose by 6 per cent to 11.05 lakh tonnes during June due to higher shipments of refined palm oil from Malaysia, according to industry body SEA.

Convene All-Party Meet To Tackle Water Crisis: Amarinder Jul 15 2019

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday suggested that all-party meetings under the chairmanship of the prime minister be convened to evolve a consensus and formulate a national strategy to tackle water crisis in the country.