BS III bonanza, two wheeler makers offer huge discounts

[Allahabad: A view of vehicle showroom after offering discounts of up to Rs 12,500 on BS-III models to liquidate stocks,a day after the Supreme court banned sale and registration of such vehicles from April 1,in Allahabad on Thursday. /PTI] Chennai, March 30 : It is unseasonal raining of discounts for two wheeler buyers but restricted […]

Traders meet Adityanath amid action against illegal abattoirs

Lucknow, March 30 : A meat traders delegation met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath here on Thursday amid protests over closure of slaughter houses. Sirajuddin Qureshi, one of the delegates, later said the meeting was held in a positive atmosphere and that they had withdrawn their strike. All the delegates supported the Chief Minister […]

Congress unhappy over government rejecting amendments to Finance Bill

New Delhi, March 30 : The Congress on Thursday expressed its unhappiness over the government rejecting the amendments to the Finance Bill 2017. The amendments were proposed by the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. Addressing a press conference here, party spokesperson Rajeev Gowda said the government has the capacity to arm-twist, extort and misuse the tax […]

‘BRICS bank should focus on small scale investments’

By Vishav New Delhi, March 30 : The New Development Bank (NDB), also known as the BRICS Bank, should focus on small scale investments instead of large scale infrastructure projects, civil society members recommended on Thursday. This view emerged at the day-long convention on the “People’s perspectives on the New Development Bank” organised by the […]

RS debates, returns Railways Appropriation Bills

New Delhi, March 30 : The Rajya Sabha on Thursday debated and returned to the Lok Sabha the Appropriation (Railways) Bill, 2017 and the Appropriation (Railways) Number 2 Bill, 2017. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu had moved the Bills in the Upper House on March 23. Replying to the debate in the Rajya Sabha, the Railway […]

States should waive farm loans: Agriculture Minister

New Delhi, March 30 : Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Thursday said states should consider loan waiver for farmers after the Congress in the Lok Sabha demanded that the Centre announce the measure across the country. The issue was raised by Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia soon after Question Hour. “This government says Sabka Sath […]