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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Union minister Harsh Vardhan Tuesday informed the Rajya Sabha that the country will have 40,000 Ayushman Bharat Health and Wellness Centres (AB-HWC), meant for primary health care, by the end of 2019-20.
The Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Monday introduced stringent measures against liquor adulteration, approving the seizure of the seller's property.
Commercial surrogacy will soon be banned and only close relatives will be permitted to act as surrogates to infertile couples for "ethical altruistic" reasons.
In a bid to deal with stress in NBFC sector, guidelines will be issued soon for state-owned banks to take over pooled assets of non-banking financial companies, a finance ministry official said.
The housing and urban affairs ministry will approach the Cabinet to take approval on its proposed model tenancy law at the earliest, and based on this legislation, states or Union Territories can frame their own new law or amend the existing one.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday said the big picture presented in the Budget is backed with a plan to increase investment without compromising on the fiscal consolidation roadmap.
Private students appearing in UP Board high school examinations will now pay Rs 700 instead of Rs 200, while those appearing in intermediate examinations will be charged Rs 800 instead of Rs 220.
Fifteen of the 24 members of the PAC were unanimously elected by the Lok Sabha. They include Chowdhury and former Union ministers Jayant Sinha and Ram Kripal Yadav.
India and US trade negotiators will meet on Friday, with few signs of a compromise on a series of protectionist measures taken by the two governments in recent months that have strained ties between the strategic partners.
The Centre has proposed a "model tenancy law" under which the landowner will give a notice in writing three months before revising rent, a move aimed at regulating renting of premises in the country.