Cabinet nod to CPSEs negotiating wage revision

New Delhi, Nov 22 : The Union Cabinet on Wednesday accorded permission to the Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) to negotiate wage revision with their employees, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said. Announcing the decision after a meeting of the Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he said: “There are over 320 CPSEs with over […]

Centre considers hallmarking 24 carat gold jewellery

New Delhi, Nov 22 : The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) on Wednesday said it will consider inclusion of 24 carat gold jewellery in the hallmarking standards. “We were told by some jewellers that new technology has made jewellery of 24 carat gold possible. There are such examples abroad. So we are considering its hallmarking,” […]

Cabinet clears ordinance for changes to Bankruptcy Code

New Delhi, Nov 22 : The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved an ordinance to introduce certain changes to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC), Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced. Following a cabinet meeting, Jaitley told reporters here that the cabinet has forwarded the ordinance to effect the changes for the President’s assent and, as such, […]

Congress finally seals deal with Hardik Patel

Ahmedabad, Nov 22 : Patidar leader Hardik Patel on Wednesday announced his support to the Congress in the Gujarat Assembly election after it reached an understanding with him by promising job quotas to the agitating Patel community if it comes to power. Hardik Patel made the much-awaited announcement on behalf of the Patidar Anamat Andolan […]

Congress promises job quotas, Hardik pledges support

Ahmedabad, Nov 22 : Patidar leader Hardik Patel on Wednesday extended his support to the Congress in Assembly elections after it promised to give job quotas to the Patel community under the OBC category in Gujarat. Hardik Patel made the much awaited announcement on behalf of the Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) at a crowded […]

Only ‘Brahma’ Modi knows about date of House session: Congress

New Delhi, Nov 21 : The Congress on Tuesday alleged that the government is delaying the winter session of Parliament to avoid questions from the opposition on issues like unemployment, corruption, GST and allegations against Amit Shah’s son Jay Shah, which could expose them in the Gujarat polls. The party leaders also called Prime Minister […]