Lok Sabha on Tuesday gave its nod to a bill which seeks to weed out corruption, improve road safety and usher in use of technology to regulate traffic, as the government assured the House that rights of the states will not be taken away.

Policy on Kashmiri Pandits' Rehabilitation To Be framed After Consultations: Ram Madhav Jul 23 2019

BJP general secretary and in-charge of party affairs in Jammu and Kashmir Ram Madhav on Tuesday assured a delegation of Kashmiri Pandits that the government would not formulate and implement any return and rehabilitation policy without wider consultations with the displaced community.

Sebi revises guidance note on insider trading norms Jul 23 2019

Listed companies, intermediaries and fiduciaries who handle unpublished price-sensitive information (UPSI) are required to maintain a digital database of persons and entities with whom such details are shared, regulator Sebi has clarified.

MNRE Issues Norms To Implement Scheme For Farmers To Boost Solar Energy Jul 22 2019

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) Monday issued guidelines for rollout of the Rs 34,422-crore PM-KUSUM scheme, which would encourage farmers to generate solar power in their farms and use the clean energy to replace their diesel water pumps.

Sebi proposes tighter disclosure for auditors Jul 19 2019

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) proposed on Thursday ramping up disclosure for auditors of listed companies, after a number of firms abruptly resigned from audit assignments without citing sufficient reasons, leaving investors in the dark.

Bihar Govt Mulls Banning Single-Use Disposable Plastic/Thermocol Products Jul 19 2019

After putting a blanket ban on polythene carry bags in Bihar, Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Thursday informed the Legislative Council that a proposal to prohibit single use disposable plastic/thermocol products is under consideration of the state government.

Modi Govt Focused On Accelerated Growth Led By Pvt Sector: NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Jul 18 2019

The focus of the second term of the Narendra Modi government is accelerated economic growth led by the private sector and private enterprise, according to NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar who asserted that India will be at the "cusp of a major transformation" over the next five years.

No Plan To Restore Special Category Status To States: Govt Jul 18 2019

There is no plan to restore special category status -- which has been scrapped by think- tank Niti Aayog -- to any state in the country, the government informed the Rajya Sabha Thursday.

Report on RBI capital finalised; suggests surplus transfer to govt over 3-5 years Jul 17 2019

The Bimal Jalan committee, constituted to assess the optimum size of capital reserves that the RBI should hold, Wednesday finalised its report, sources said. As per estimates, the RBI has over Rs 9 lakh crore of surplus capital with it.