Tag: constitution

Yechury re-elected CPI-M General Secretary

Basic tenets of Constitution under threat: Yechury

New Delhi: As India celebrated its 69th Republic Day, CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechury on Friday said the basic tenets of the Constitution are “under grave threat”. “Greetings to all of us citizens on Republic Day. It was a momentous day when India adopted values and principles, way ahead of the[Read More…]

Jaitley wins over Piyush Goyal, resumes as Finance Minister today

Cabinet nods setting up of 15th Finance Commission

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the constitution of the 15th Finance Commission, whose recommendations have to be in place by April 1, 2020, and also decided to finalise the next Commission’s terms of reference, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said. The appointment of a new Finance Commission (FC), to recommend[Read More…]

Odisha for speedy resolution of Mahanadi water dispute

Odisha for speedy resolution of Mahanadi water dispute

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to expedite the issuance of notification for constitution of a tribunal to resolve the Mahanadi water dispute with Chhattisgarh. “The delay in constituting the Tribunal has been taken advantage of by the state of Chhattisgarh in going ahead[Read More…]

Only 21% feel GST reduced monthly grocery bills: Survey

GST Bill a law after President Pranab Mukherjee’s assent

President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday signed the government’s flagship Goods and Services Tax or GST Bill, which will do away with the indirect taxes and usher in one tax for the entire country. With the President’s assent, the constitution amendment act will be notified. Sixteen of the country’s 29 states[Read More…]

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