Mamata wishes E. Ahamed speedy recovery

[Kolkata: Speaker West Bengal Legislative Assembly Biman Banerjee (L) with State Finance Minister Amit Mitra (R), Parliamentary Affairs Minister Partha Chaterjee, Trinomul chief Wheep Nirmal Ghosh & other Ministers during all party meeting for the upcoming West Bengal state Budget 2017-18″ session in Kolkata on Tuesday. /PTI] Kolkata, Jan 31 : West Bengal Chief Minister […]

Estranged SP leader Shivpal Yadav to float new party

[Etawah : Senior leader Shivpal Singh Yadav filing his nomination papers as SP candidate from Jaswantnagar seat for U P Assembly Election in Etawah on Tuesday. /PTI] Lucknow, Jan 31 : Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Shivpal Yadav, who has been sidelined in the party by nephew and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, on Tuesday […]

Lok Sabha adjourned for the day

[New Delhi : Packets containing copies of Economic Survey 2016-17 being brought at Parliament for tabling in the houses on the first day of the budget session in New Delhi on Tuesday. /PTI] New Delhi, Jan 31 : Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day on Wednesday after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the Economic […]

Full remonetisation of economy in 1-2 months: Arvind Subramanian

[New Delhi : Arvind Subramanian, Chief Economic Adviser (CEA) at a Press Conference at National Media Centre in New Delhi after laying of Economic Survey 2016-17 in Parliament on Tuesday. /PTI] New Delhi, Jan 31 : Indian government’s Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian on Tuesday said that the full remonetisation of the country’s economy will […]

Government welcomes debate on simultaneous polls: President

New Delhi, Jan 31 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said that frequent elections put development programmes on hold and the government welcomes a constructive debate on simultaneous polls to the Lok Sabha and state assemblies. Addressing the joint session of the two houses of Parliament at the start of the Budget session, the President […]

Let workers decide on Provident Fund: Economic Survey

New Delhi, Jan 31 : The Economic Survey 2016-17 tabled in parliament on Tuesday by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has called for giving greater choice to workers to decide if they want to make their share of contribution towards Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF). Advocating reforms relating to labour, the report said low wage employees (people […]