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Government reduces rate of ESI contribution from 6.5% to 4%

Jun 14 2019

The government has decided to reduce the rate of contribution under the ESI Act from 6.5 per cent to 4 per cent with employers’ contribution being reduced from 4.75 to 3.25 per cent and that of employees from 1.75 to 0.75 per cent.

Odisha To Introduce Uniform Syllabus In Universities

Jun 14 2019

Higher Education Minister Arun Kumar Sahu informed that a common syllabus will be introduced across universities from the ensuing academic session.

Pakistan ordered Wednesday's suicide attack: J&K Governor

Jun 13 2019

Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik said on Thursday that the 'fidayeen' (suicide squad) attack in Anantnag district on Wednesday was carried out at the behest of Pakistan.

Shah Holds Key Meeting Of BJP Office-Bearers

Jun 13 2019

BJP President Amit Shah chaired a meeting with party leaders including state chiefs to discuss the schedule for organizational elections, membership drive and other related issues such as possibly finding his successor.

Government Calls All-Party Meet On June 16 Before Parliament Session

Jun 13 2019

The government will seek the support of the opposition parties in getting crucial bills passed in the session including one on triple talaq which among others were approved by the union cabinet on Wednesday, the sources said.

Modi Asks Ministers To Reach Office On Time, Avoid Working From Home

Jun 13 2019

In his first meeting with the new Council of Ministers, PM Narendra Modi instructed all the ministers to reach office on time every morning and avoid working from home.

Wave Group Vice-Chairman Manpreet Singh Chadha Arrested In Rs 100-Cr Fraud Case

Jun 13 2019

Manpreet Singh Chadha, the Vice Chairman of the Wave Group, has been arrested in connection to a Rs 100 crore fraud case, a police officer said.

Congress workers want Priyanka as Uttar Pradesh CM candidate

Jun 13 2019

Congress workers from Uttar Pradesh are now demanding that the party should project Priyanka Gandhi Vadra as the partys chief ministerial candidate for the 2022 Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls.

Cabinet approves bill to replace ordinance on Homoeopathy Central Council

Jun 13 2019

The Bill seeks to extend the period for reconstitution of the Central Council from existing period of one year to two years so that the tenure of the Board of Governors may be extended for one more year from May 17, 2019.

Amit Shah likely to remain BJP President till December

Jun 13 2019

Sources have indicated that there is every possibility that Amit Shah will continue as President till December this year to oversee important state elections in Haryana, Maharashtra and Jharkhand where BJP is the incumbent. There is also a possibility of J&K currently under President's Rule going to the polls in the interim as well.