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16 January, 2019 9:23 AM What Interim Budget Is, How It Differs From Full-Year Budget

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present Budget 2019 on February 1. That would be an interim budget. An interim budget, just like a full-year budget, is an annual financial statement of a government's finances. It contains key details such as where money comes from (revenue) and where it is spent (expenditure), as well as projections of growth and fiscal 1045

16 January, 2019 3:55 AM Nitish Kumar Reveal On Party No 2 Prashant Kishor Involves Amit Shah

Bihar JDU: It was Amit Shah who dialed Nitish Kumar twice to recommend that he appoint Prashant Kishor as his deputy, Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar said. Election strategist Prashant Kishor's political debut as the number two of Bihar's ruling Janata Dal United was BJP president Amit Shah's idea, Nitish Kumar shared at an event on Tuesday. It was Amit Shah who dialed 819

15 January, 2019 6:12 AM Election Fact Check: Did BSP release list of candidates for Lok Sabha polls? Here's the truth

The notice was sent out in the name of BSP chief Mayawati and had the signature of party state president RS Kushwaha. LUCKNOW: Soon after the Samajwadi Party and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) announced its alliance for the Lok Sabha elections, a list of BSP candidates was shared on social media. The list went soon went viral forcing the BSP to issue 201

14 January, 2019 11:54 AM Senior Congress Leader CP Joshi To Be Rajasthan Assembly Speaker

CP Joshi, 68, will be elected as Speaker of Rajasthan Assembly on January 16. Senior Congress leader CP Joshi will soon become the speaker of the 15th Rajasthan Assembly, party sources said Monday. The election of the new speaker will be held on January 16. Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh will administer the oath of office on the same day. CP Joshi 176

13 January, 2019 10:01 AM 15 committees with stakeholders from all fields: How BJP will make its poll manifesto

Party chief Amit Shah had last week announced that Rajnath will head the BJP's Manifesto Committee for the Lok Sabha elections.  NEW DELHI: The Bharatiya Janata Party's panel which is entrusted with making the party's election manifesto for the upcoming Lok Sabha Election met at the party headquarters in Delhi on Sunday. The meeting of the 20-member 120

12 January, 2019 1:24 PM Nationalist Congress Party expels 18 corporators who voted for BJP's Mayoral candidate

Sharad Pawar-led Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Saturday expelled 18 corporators of Ahmednagar Municipal Corporation after they defied party diktat and voted for BJP's mayoral candidate in December's civic polls.  MUMBAI: Sharad Pawar-led Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Saturday expelled 18 corporators of Ahmednagar Municipal Corporation after they defied 197

11 January, 2019 5:01 PM Meera Sanyal, Banker-Turned-Politician, Dies At 57

AAP leader and Delhi's deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia confirmed Meera Sanyal's death in a tweet, saying the country has lost a sharp economic brain and a gentle soul. Banker-turned-politician Meera Sanyal died on Friday after a brief illness. Sanyal, 57, had joined the Aam Aadmi Party after quitting her job as the country chief executive of Royal 135

10 January, 2019 2:37 PM Kuldeep Singh Rathore appointed Himachal Pradesh Congress chief

Rathore replaced Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu. Shimla: Senior Congress leader Kuldeep Singh Rathore has been appointed as the president of Himachal Pradesh unit of Congress. He replaced Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu. Party sources earlier confirmed that Congress chief Rahul Gandhi had cleared Rathore's appointment. Rathore is a member of the All India Congress Committee 97

10 January, 2019 10:06 AM Government Doubles Tax Exemption Limit For Small Businesses: Arun Jaitley

Currently, firms with an annual turnover of up to Rs 20 lakh are exempted from registration under a unified national GST launched in 2017. The government will exempt small businesses with annual sales of up to Rs 40 lakh ($56,701) from paying taxes under goods and service tax, finance minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday, a move aimed at wooing a key voting 112

10 January, 2019 9:18 AM Gandhi-Pawar seat-sharing talks 'inconclusive': NCP leader

A seat-sharing talks between Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and NCP supremo Sharad Pawar on January 9 remained inconclusive as there was no consensus on the eight Lok Sabha constituencies in Maharashtra, a senior NCP leader on January 10 said. According to the leader, who is privy to the talks, Congress general secretary Mallikarjun Kharge and senior NCP leader 160