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Rajasthan Gets New Industrial Park In Union Budget 2024

Rajasthan Gets New Industrial Park In Union Budget 2024

Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday July 24, 2024, Jaipur

Rajasthan has received a major industrial park in the first Budget of the BJP-led government at the Centre, with the state receiving Rs 7,000 crore more as a share of Central taxes this time.

"Assuring Andhra We Are With Them": Nirmala Sitharaman On Special Package

"Assuring Andhra We Are With Them": Nirmala Sitharaman On Special Package

NDTV News Desk | Wednesday July 24, 2024, New Delhi

Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman pointed out that her 82-minute Budget speech only covered the salient points, but a lack of mention of any scheme or state does not indicate exclusion.

Unhappy With Budget 2024, Congress Chief Ministers To Skip NITI Aayog Meet

Unhappy With Budget 2024, Congress Chief Ministers To Skip NITI Aayog Meet

Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday July 23, 2024, New Delhi

Calling the Union Budget 2024-25 "discriminatory" and "dangerous", the Congress on Tuesday evening announced that the party's Chief Ministers will not attend the Niti Aayog Governing Council meeting scheduled in the national capital on July 27.

Non-Bailable Warrant Issued Against Maratha Quota Activist In 2013 Cheating Case

Non-Bailable Warrant Issued Against Maratha Quota Activist In 2013 Cheating Case

Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 23, 2024, Pune

A court here on Tuesday issued a non-bailable warrant (NBW) against Maratha quota activist Manoj Jarange in connection with a 2013 cheating case after he failed to appear before it, his lawyer said.

Apple To Be Biggest Beneficiary Of Import Duty Cuts In Budget 2024: Experts

Apple To Be Biggest Beneficiary Of Import Duty Cuts In Budget 2024: Experts

Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 23, 2024

iPhone maker Apple is believed to be the biggest beneficiary of a 5 per cent reduction in import duty on mobile phones and the move could lead to savings of as much as $35 to 50 million for the tech titan, market experts said on Tuesday.

The Fine Print In Government's Jobs Scheme: Nirmala Sitharaman Explains

The Fine Print In Government's Jobs Scheme: Nirmala Sitharaman Explains

NDTV News Desk | Tuesday July 23, 2024, New Delhi

The government's flagship apprenticeship programme, which has become contentious after Congress claims of plagiarism, has some crucial fine print that Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman made clear at a post-budget interview today.

"No Point": "Disappointed" By Budget, Karnataka To Skip NITI Aayog Meet

"No Point": "Disappointed" By Budget, Karnataka To Skip NITI Aayog Meet

Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 23, 2024, Bengaluru

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday said his government had decided to boycott the NITI Aayog meeting chaired by PM Modi on July 27, as a mark of protest against the "neglect" of the state's demands in the Union Budget.

Final NEET-UG Results Within 2 Days: Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

Final NEET-UG Results Within 2 Days: Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 23, 2024, New Delhi

Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday accused the opposition of trying to create "anarchy" and "civil unrest" using the NEET-UG issue.

"Diluted, Undermined": Shashi Tharoor vs Jay Panda On Jobs Plan In Budget

"Diluted, Undermined": Shashi Tharoor vs Jay Panda On Jobs Plan In Budget

Reported by Marya Shakil, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday July 23, 2024, New Delhi

Job creation as the focus of this year's budget and the Centre's much publicised spends on infrastructure became the two key issues over which Congress's Shashi Tharoor and the BJP's Jay Panda butted heads this evening.

In Budget 2024, The Lok Sabha Election Effect

In Budget 2024, The Lok Sabha Election Effect

Reported by Himanshu Shekhar Mishra, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday July 23, 2024, New Delhi

The first budget of the third term of Narendra Modi government bore a clear imprint of the recent Lok Sabha election, in which the BJP failed to gain majority on its own and had to depend on allies to form government.

West Bengal Hikes Assistance For Durga Puja Organisers, Will Now Give Rs 85,000

West Bengal Hikes Assistance For Durga Puja Organisers, Will Now Give Rs 85,000

Written by Saurabh Gupta | Tuesday July 23, 2024

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has announced government assistance of Rs 85,000 for each community Durga Puja organiser in the state.

Weather Office Issues Yellow Alert For Rainfall In Delhi Over Next 2 Days

Weather Office Issues Yellow Alert For Rainfall In Delhi Over Next 2 Days

Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 23, 2024, New Delhi

The weather office has forecast moderate rainfall for Wednesday, with the maximum and minimum temperatures likely to hover around 34 and 26 degrees Celsius, respectively.

SBI Chairman Hails Budget For "Very Inclusive" Approach

SBI Chairman Hails Budget For "Very Inclusive" Approach

Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 23, 2024, Mumbai

SBI chairman Dinesh Kumar Khara on Tuesday lauded the budget for its inclusive approach and exuded confidence that the proposals will boost sagging consumption growth.

$8.5 Billion Reliance-Disney Merger Faces 100 Antitrust Queries: Report

$8.5 Billion Reliance-Disney Merger Faces 100 Antitrust Queries: Report

Reuters | Tuesday July 23, 2024, New Delhi

India's antitrust body has asked Reliance Industries and Walt Disney around 100 questions linked to their $8.5 billion India media assets merger, including details on sports rights as it heightens its scrutiny of the deal, two sources told Reuters.

"No Special Scheme For Tamil Nadu": MK Stalin To Boycott NITI Aayog Meet

"No Special Scheme For Tamil Nadu": MK Stalin To Boycott NITI Aayog Meet

Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 23, 2024, Chennai

Chief Minister MK Stalin on Tuesday said Tamil Nadu has been completely ignored in the Union Budget and to condemn it, he said he will boycott the July 27 NITI Aayog meet in Delhi, which will be chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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