Saturday September 20, 2014
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime aims at subsuming most of the indirect taxes at the central as well as state level. The UPA government in 2011 introduced a Constitution Amendment Bill in the Lok Sabha to pave the way for introduction of GST.
India | NDTV.com | Monday September 15, 2014
Former Comptroller and Auditor General Vinod Rai has alleged that ex-Prime Minister Manmohan Singh failed to check corruption duirng his tenure - most notably in 2G spectrum and coal blocks allocation. Mr Rai's estimates of massive losses in these sc...
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 14, 2014
BJP President Amit Shah today said soon after coming to power UPA had abolished an effective anti-terrorism law while the Narendra Modi government among its first tasks set up SIT to bring back black money stashed by Indians abroad.
Who Said What | NDTV.com | Friday September 12, 2014
The comments made by former CAG Vinod Rai against the previous UPA government and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has led to a barrage of political reactions. While Congress, which led the UPA government, has criticised Mr Rai, other parties are...
Friday September 12, 2014
Reliance Industries' $10 billion investment in new fields off the East Coast depends on the government approving an acceptable gas price, its junior partner Niko Resources has said.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday September 12, 2014
Vinod Rai, who served as the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) in the previous UPA government, has criticised former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and claimed that Congress leaders had sought to apply pressure on him to keep the PM's name out of ...
India | Written by Sandeep Phukan | Tuesday September 9, 2014
Getting former UPA ministers to vacate government bungalows is proving to be a tough task for the Modi government.
Monday September 8, 2014
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs had on June 25 deferred by three months the implementation of a formula approved by the previous UPA government which would have doubled gas price to $8.4 per million British thermal unit.
Monday September 8, 2014
The UPA government had opened the multi-brand retail sector for foreign investment and allowed up to 51 per cent FDI in the sector. The BJP had opposed the policy.
Saturday September 6, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday reviewed progress of Aadhaar project and is believed to have discussed the possibility of using the platform to resume Aadhaar-based direct benefit transfers (DBT) of subsidised schemes.
India | Sunetra Choudhury | Saturday August 30, 2014
Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju has hit out at the UPA-appointed Governors who refused to be transferred to north eastern states like Mizoram. While appearing on a special show on NDTV, the minister who is from Arunachal Pradesh said those go...
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 30, 2014
Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram said UPA deserves the credit for the uptick in domestic economy as the latest data is from the time when the Congress-led government was in power.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday August 29, 2014
Congress today accused the BJP-led NDA government of being a "copycat" and ridiculed it for engaging in "hype and hoopla" over the launch of the "Jan Dhan Yojana" scheme.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 28, 2014
Vinod Kumar Duggal today resigned as the Governor of Manipur, becoming the ninth governor appointed by the UPA regime to quit since the Narendra Modi government came to power in May this year.
Thursday August 28, 2014
IOC, the nation's largest company, in a filing to the stock exchanges said, "K Jairaj, Nesar Ahmad, Sunil Krishna and Sayan Chatterjee have ceased to be Independent Directors on the Board of the company on August 27, 2014."
Tuesday August 26, 2014
Reliance Industries, Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC), BP and Cairn India on Monday unanimously demanded an immediate hike in natural gas prices, saying the current sub-market price of $4.2 was impeding development of over a dozen discoveries.
Monday August 25, 2014
With a stable and decisive government in place, it would be possible for India to exceed the growth rates of 8-9 per cent clocked during the previous UPA regime, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Monday.
Monday August 25, 2014
Indian Oil Corp (IOC) will hold its annual shareholders meeting on Wednesday in Mumbai amid speculation that it may seek to remove four independent directors appointed by the previous UPA government.
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Sunday August 24, 2014
The Congress has hit out at former Comptroller and Auditor General of India Vinod Rai for his comments in a national daily that quotes him as saying that he was "pressured" by the UPA to drop certain names from his reports on the coal block allocatio...
Opinion | Ashutosh | Friday August 22, 2014
Both parties are equally guilty of a witch-hunt, writes AAP's Ashutosh.