The Cabinet has approved a Rs 105 per quintal hike in the minimum support price of wheat to Rs 1,840 per quintal for 2018-19 season, sources said.

RBI rate-setting panel begins three-day meet Oct 03 2018

The six-member Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), headed by RBI governor Urjit Patel, began three-day deliberations to decide on the key policy rates amid expectations that it would go for a 25 basis points hike to counter the impact of rising oil prices on inflation.

Assam government launches pension scheme for senior citizens Oct 02 2018

Assam government launched an ambitious pension scheme covering all senior citizens of the state that will entail an annual expenditure of Rs 400 crore

MP govt to pay subsidy to airlines 'per landing' of aircraft Oct 02 2018

The Madhya Pradesh cabinet on Tuesday decided to provide subsidy to airlines which operate flights under the Centre's regional connectivity scheme UDAN from airstrips or airports in the state.

Haryana govt hikes social security pension Oct 02 2018

The Haryana government has enhanced the social security pension by Rs 200 per month, state Finance Minister Abhimanyu said.

Assam launches scheme for pregnant tea garden workers Oct 01 2018

Sonowal launched a scheme which guarantees an amount of Rs 12,000 to each pregnant worker in tea gardens so that she can take better care of herself and her unborn baby.

Govt signs OALP-1 contracts with Vedanta, ONGC Oct 01 2018

As much as Rs 5,900 crore of investment has been committed in 55 oil and gas exploration areas awarded under India's maiden open acreage auction, OALP-1, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said.

Odisha to launch State Food Security Scheme on Gandhi Jayanti Oct 01 2018

The Odisha government will launch its own State Food Security Scheme (SFSS) from Gandhi Jayanti on October 2, official sources said.

Revival package of AI in final stages: Jayant Sinha Oct 01 2018

Jayant Sinha said that the revival package of debt-ridden Air India (AI) was at its final stage and would be announced soon