Mobile tariff hike:Congress blames NDA government for Rs 34,824 crore burden on public

NEW DELHI: Hitting out at the NDA-led Narendra Modi government over three private firms increasing mobile service tariffs, the Congress on Friday accused it of “fleecing” 109 crore cell phone users and asked how can the firms be permitted to unilaterally increase rates without any oversight and regulation. Congress general secretary Randeep Surjewala said it […]

Amul Eyes US Expansion with Diverse Dairy Product Range

MUMBAI: Amul, marketed by the Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation, is preparing for a significant expansion in the US market. Following the launch of fresh milk in collaboration with the Michigan Milk Producers Association, the federation is now looking to introduce a variety of other dairy products. ‘Fresh products have a good demand in the […]

Stanley Lifestyles Raises Rs 161 Crore Ahead of IPO

NEW DELHI: Luxury furniture brand Stanley Lifestyles announced on Thursday that it successfully garnered over Rs 161 crore from anchor investors, just a day before its initial share-sale. The allocated shareholders include prestigious names like SBI Mutual Fund, HDFC Mutual Fund, and Max Life Insurance Company, among others, according to a circular on BSE’s website. […]

India Permits Rice Exports to Africa Amid Domestic Ban

NEW DELHI: In a strategic move to support global food security, the Indian government has authorized the export of 2,000 tonnes of non-basmati white rice to Malawi and Zimbabwe. The Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) confirmed this in a recent notification. Although India banned non-basmati white rice exports in July 2023 to stabilize domestic […]

Central Park launches Bignonia Towers

NEW DELHI: Bignonia Towers is the first-ever ultra-luxury high-rise residential project in Sohna and has been launched by Central Park, a leading Gurugram-based real estate developer owned by The Bakshi Group of Enterprises, a legacy name across real estate, infrastructure, hospitality, and automotive industries. This iconic project is strategically located in the heart of Central […]

Supreme Court directs SBI to make complete disclosure of electoral bonds details by March 21

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday directed the State Bank of India to make a complete disclosure of all details related to electoral bonds, including the unique bond numbers that would disclose the link between the buyer and the recipient political party, by March 21. A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice D […]

In India, 7-phase Lok Sabha elections will begin on April 19,results on June 4

NEW DELHI: The seven-phase Lok Sabha polls, the world’s biggest election exercise, will kick off on April 19 with the counting of votes set to take place on June 4 as Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi makes a bid for a third consecutive term in office. Announcing the election schedule on Saturday, Chief Election […]

Congress hails Supreme Court for dismissing SBI plea on electoral bonds but says it’s ‘halfway to truth’

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Monday hailed the Supreme Court for dismissing the SBI’s plea seeking an extension of time to furnish electoral bond details but said it was ”halfway to truth” and the top court should also give directions so that the nation gets to know who contributed funds to the BJP to bag […]

Narendra Modi government carried out coal auctions after tweaking rules, alleges Congress citing CAG reports

NEW DELHI: The Congress on Saturday cited CAG reports to allege that the Narendra Modi government carried out coal auctions after tweaking rules in order to favour a select few industrialists and this caused huge revenue loss. The opposition party also asked why no action was taken by the government and the prime minister on […]

Parliament’s Budget Session begins Wednesday; last of present Lok Sabha

NEW DELHI: The Budget Session of Parliament, the last of the present Lok Sabha, begins on Wednesday with an address by President Droupadi Murmu to a joint sitting, as the government sought cooperation of opposition parties to ensure the proceedings run smoothly. All eyes will be on the President’s address and the interim budget Finance […]

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