President Kovind Outlines Modi Govt’s Priorities for 'New India'

President Kovind Outlines Modi Govt’s Priorities for 'New India'

Laying the roadmap of the Modi govt for its second term, President Ram Nath Kovind outlined plans for “new India”. He said the govt will bring out new policies on industry, retail trade, and make efforts to boost the manufacturing sector. He also ...
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IHCL Aggressive With Regards to Expansion: Puneet Chhatwal, Indian Hotels

IHCL Aggressive With Regards to Expansion: Puneet Chhatwal, Indian Hotels

Puneet Chhatwal, MD & CEO of Indian Hotels talks about the firm's expansion plans, effect of the ongoing Jet Airways crisis as well as projects in the pipeline.
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Railways to consider allowing private parties to sell tickets

Railways to consider allowing private parties to sell tickets

In a step towards privatisation of railways, private companies will be invited to run trains as IRCTC is seeking bids from private players. Both these steps may find a mention in the 2019-20 Rail Budget.
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Jet's international rights allotted to other airlines

Jet's international rights allotted to other airlines

Sources tell BTVI that international traffic rights of Jet Airways in Middle East, SE Asia and Hong Kong have been allotted to domestic airliners. 32 sets of routes have been given to others on a temporary basis.
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First GST Council meet to decide on tax cut on e-vehicles

First GST Council meet to decide on tax cut on e-vehicles

The 35th meeting of the GST Council and the first under Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will tomorrow consider slashing GST rate on electric vehicles to 5 per cent, from 12 per cent currently, along with extension of the tenure of the anti-pr...
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Bihar horror: Encephalitis death toll continues to rise

Bihar horror: Encephalitis death toll continues to rise

Three more children suffering from Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) have died in Muzaffarpur since yesterday evening, taking the total number of deaths caused due to the outbreak to 118.
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4 TDP Rajya Sabha members join BJP

4 TDP Rajya Sabha members join BJP

In a jolt to the TDP, four of its six Rajya Sabha members submitted a petition to the Upper House Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu seeking merger with the BJP and later joined the saffron party in New Delhi.
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Accounts referred to NCLT Under RBI's Feb 12 circular need to be reviewed: Rajnish Kumar

Accounts referred to NCLT Under RBI's Feb 12 circular need to be reviewed: Rajnish Kumar

As the SBI AGM concludes, Chairman Rajnish Kumar talks about the revised RBI circular and Jet resolution under IBC.
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President Outlines Govt’s Priorities

President Outlines Govt’s Priorities

President Ram Nath Kovind outlined plans for “new India”. He said the govt will bring out new policies on industry, retail trade, and make efforts to boost the manufacturing sector. He also said the govt will take forward the campaign against blac...
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Karnataka: House of Cards?

Karnataka: House of Cards?

Former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah asks Congress high command to come out of the alliance with JDS, says enough is enough.
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1984 Anti-Sikh riots: SIT to reopen case against Kamal Nath

1984 Anti-Sikh riots: SIT to reopen case against Kamal Nath

Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath faces fresh trouble in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case after SAD MLA Majinder Singh Sirsa, who is investigating the case, asked an SIT to investigate his role in the riots and re-open the case.
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West Bengal violence continues; 2 killed, 3 injured in Bhatpara

West Bengal violence continues; 2 killed, 3 injured in Bhatpara

Authorities imposed Section 144 in Bhatpara and Jagatdal areas of North 24 Parganas district, following clashes between two groups that left two dead and three injured. The West Bengal government has taken a serious note of the situation in certai...
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