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Chief Justice of India N V Ramana

Shout and demand 50% reservation in judiciary: CJI Ramana to women lawyers

Sep 26, 2021

The CJI said that it's an issue of thousands of years of suppression and women are entitled to the reservation and added, "It's a matter of right, and not a matter a charity."

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

PM Narendra Modi to launch Pradhan Mantri Digital Health Mission on Monday

Sep 26, 2021

The pilot project of National Digital Health Mission had been announced by the prime minister from the ramparts of the Red Fort on August 15, 2020

So far, in 2021, as many as 40 companies have floated their IPOs to raise Rs 64,217 crore

30 firms may float IPOs in Oct-Nov to raise over Rs 45,000 cr

Sep 26, 2021

The firms that are expected to raise funds through their IPOs during October-November include Policybazaar (Rs 6,017 crore), Emcure Pharmaceuticals (Rs 4,500 crore) Nykaa (Rs 4,000 crore), CMS Info Systems (Rs 2,000 crore), MobiKwik Systems (Rs 1,900 crore)

The e-Shram portal was inaugurated on August 26, 2021 by the Union Labour and Employment Minister Bhupender Yadav

e-Shram portal: 1.71 cr workers from unorganised sector registered in a month

Sep 26, 2021

In the first week of September, 13.55 lakh informal workers registered on the portal. Compared to the second week with over 19.52 lakh registration, in the third and the fourth week, the enrolments gained exponentially, as per the Labour ministry data

India reported about 1.51 lakh road deaths in 4.49 lakh accidents in the year 2019

Transport Ministry to roll out new Rs 7,270 cr scheme for road safety in 14 states

Sep 26, 2021

The centrally-sponsored six-year programme will be implemented in 14 states that are now contributing to 85 per cent of the total road fatalities in the country

Goods and Services Tax (GST)

Inter-co managerial/leadership services to attract 18% GST, rules AAR

Sep 26, 2021

The Maharashtra AAR held that managerial and leadership services by corporate office to its group firms and other construction sites registered in different states is "supply of service" and would be taxable under GST

PM Modi urged the citizens to follow COVID-19 safety guidelines during the festive season

Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi urges citizens to get vaccinated, follow Covid-safety rules during festive season

Sep 26, 2021

In the 81st Edition of the monthly radio broadcast, PM Modi urged people to get vaccinated and to abide by COVID-19 safety protocol during the upcoming festive season

The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) on Saturday asked its field officers to give three months more time for the re-export of imported containers lying at domestic ports.

Relief to exporters: Centre extends container re-import timeline

Sep 26, 2021

The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) on Saturday asked its field officers to give three months more time for the re-export of imported containers lying at domestic ports

Subramanian talked about the 'Atma Nirbhar Bharat' policy and the key reform of promoting privatisation vis-a-vis public sector entities except for some strategic sectors.

Confident about LIC listing taking place by fourth quarter of this year: CEA K Subramanian

Sep 25, 2021

"I am quite confident that this year, history will look at as a very, very important year for privatisation," Subramanian said at an interactive session as part of 'PGPMAX Leadership Summit 2021' of Indian School of Business (ISB).

Union Cooperation Minister Amit Shah

Govt to soon announce new cooperative policy, says Amit Shah

Sep 25, 2021

Union Cooperation Minister Amit Shah was speaking at the first Sehkarita Sammelan or National Cooperative Conference. The Ministry of Cooperation was formed in July this year

India has faced challenging times during the pandemic but is now on the path of recovery and rapid growth, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said on Saturday.

India on path of recovery, rapid growth after challenging times of pandemic: Piyush Goyal

Sep 25, 2021

"When the pandemic struck, PM Modi's first thought was to ensure the wellbeing of poor, migrant brothers and sisters, " the commerce and industry minister said