Govt removing obstructions to push up investment: Sitharaman

AMN Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said the government is working to streamline procedures and policies to promote domestic and foreign investments in the country. Speaking at India Economic Convention in New Delhi today, Mrs Sitharaman said the government is removing obstructions and addressing issues to make the country an investor-friendly destination. She … Continue reading Govt removing obstructions to push up investment: Sitharaman

Brahmin demands minority status in Kerala

AMN / A group of Barhamins in Kerala has demanded the government to include them in minority group.Yogaksehama Sabha, an organisation of Brahmin communities in state has asked the Central Government t revise the minority reservation quota on a state-level basis in the wake of the govt declaring a caste and religion-based census. Akkeeraman K. … Continue reading Brahmin demands minority status in Kerala

Central govt employees get 6% hike in DA

AMN The Union Cabinet has approved additional dearness allowance of six per cent for central government employees. With this announcement the total DA will go upto 119 per cent from 113 per cent. The hike will take effect from 1st of July. It will benefit 48 lakh government employees and 55 lakh pensioners. As per … Continue reading Central govt employees get 6% hike in DA

Govt decides to prorogue Monsoon Session of Parliament

The Government has decided to prorogue Monsoon Session of Parliament. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley told reporters that the decision to prorogue the session was taken during the meeting of Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs. Jaitley said, Congress is not very much forthcoming on supporting the government over the passage of key legislations including the Goods … Continue reading Govt decides to prorogue Monsoon Session of Parliament

India not to allow any group to go to fight against IS

AMN / New Delhi: Government of India has made it clear that it would not allow Indian nationals to proceed to fight against the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria. It contended that if it happens it would “directly result in sectarian conflict in India”. Submitting an affidavit in the Delhi High Court, Ministry … Continue reading India not to allow any group to go to fight against IS

Detail Schedule of Bihar Assembly polls 

AMN http://eci.nic.in/eci_main1/current/PN53_09092015.pdf   Assembly elections in Bihar will be held in five phases beginning from October 12.. Polling will be held on October 12, October 16, October 28, November 1 and November 5 Counting will held on November 8, 20015.  The entire election process will be completed before November 12. CEC said that  Model Code of Conduct … Continue reading Detail Schedule of Bihar Assembly polls 

2 more detained in Govind Pansare murder case

AMN / Police investigations with the arrested suspect Sameer Gaikwad of rationalist Govind Pansare’s murder, has led to arrest of two of his relatives including a woman. Chief of Special Investigation team Sanjay Kumar disclosed this in a Press Conference at Kolhapur today. Both the relatives are being grilled about their involvement with Sameer Gaikwad … Continue reading 2 more detained in Govind Pansare murder case

Jharkhand to run classes in two shifts in all Universities of state

Jharkhand government has decided to run classes in two shifts in all the Universities of the state. The decision was taken yesterday in the meeting of the Cabinet. An official spokesperson said that adequate fund has been earmarked for this, and rate of honorarium have also been fixed for teachers taking extra classes. The decision … Continue reading Jharkhand to run classes in two shifts in all Universities of state

Maharashtra to probe all financial mismanagement by DCC banks

Maharashtra government has ordered probe into alleged financial mismanagement of all 30 District Central Cooperative, DCC banks during the last 15 years. It has also sought to fix responsibility over the financial losses incurred by them. At a meeting with Agriculture and Cooperative Secretary in Mumbai, State Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse took stock of the … Continue reading Maharashtra to probe all financial mismanagement by DCC banks

RBI approves 10 entities to set up small finance banks

Seeking to promote financial inclusion, the RBI has granted approval to 10 entities, in principle, to set up small finance banks to provide basic banking services to small farmers and micro industries. The approval granted yesterday includes Ujjivan Financial Services and Equitas Holdings. The approval has been granted within a month of the RBI giving … Continue reading RBI approves 10 entities to set up small finance banks