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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has proposed additional cess on select commodities under GST to raise funds to help Kerala tide over the damages caused due to floods, a state minister said.

Ministerial panel on GSTN to meet on Saturday Sep 21 2018

A ministerial panel headed by Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi will on Saturday take stock of the functioning of the GST Network (GSTN) and the new software that is proposed to be used for return filing once the new forms are introduced next year.

UP government to promote those investing in tourism sector: CM Sep 21 2018

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has said that his government will promote those investing in the tourism sector which was also creating new employment opportunities in the state.

Court seeks ED's response on Virbhadra Singh's plea Sep 21 2018

A special court has granted two weeks to the Enforcement Directorate to respond to a plea of former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh seeking certain documents in a money laundering case against him.

Indian government proposed Reliance Defence as partner in Rafale: French media quoting Hollande Sep 21 2018

In a significant development, a French media report quoted former French President Francois Hollande as purportedly saying that the Indian government proposed Reliance Defence as the partner for Dassault Aviation in the Rs 58,000 crore Rafale jet fighter deal and France did not have a choice.

Satisfied with pace of Habibganj railway station redevelopment: Goyal Sep 21 2018

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal Friday expressed satisfaction at the pace of work of redeveloping Habibganj railway station.

PM Modi to inaugurate Sikkim Airport on September 24 Sep 21 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Pakyong Airport in Sikkim on September 24, officials said.

Approve MoU on funding or lose out on grants: HRD to DU Sep 21 2018

The HRD Ministry has written to Delhi University to approve a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) regarding release of funds or lose out on the grants.

Kerala Catholic bishop arrested over nun's rape Sep 21 2018

After three days of questioning, the Kerala Police arrested Bishop Franco Mulakkal, who heads the Roman Catholic Diocese in Jalandhar and has been accused of repeatedly raping a nun, police said.