Chidambaram, against whom the CBI has filed a charge-sheet in Aircel-Maxis case, today alleged that the probe agency has been pressured to take action against him to support a "preposterous" allegation.
Peak power deficit during April-June, 2018-19 was 0.7% while overall electricity deficit stood at 0.6 per cent during the quarter, Parliament was informed.
The Cabinet today tweaked pre-1999 oil and gas contracts to provide for proportionate sharing of statutory levies like royalty and cess between the operators of an area, and not put the entire burden on state-owned ONGC.
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday approved a Rs 20 per quintal increase in the Fair and Remunerative Price (FRP) for sugarcane to Rs 275 for the 2018-19 season starting October.
The Union Cabinet will consider tomorrow a proposal to increase the minimum price that sugar mills are required to pay to cane growers by Rs 20 to Rs 275 per quintal for the next marketing year starting October, according to sources.
A ceasefire between Israel and Gaza militant groups appeared to be holding on Sunday, ending the most intensive flare-up in violence around the Palestinian enclave since a 2014 war.
The number of civilians killed in Afghanistan reached a record in the first half of the year, despite last month’s ceasefire, with a surge in suicide attacks claimed by Islamic State, the United Nations said.
Shane Turpin has for years taken tourists on boat rides to see lava oozing lazily down Kilauea’s slopes and into the Pacific Ocean several miles away.
Ruling out a single rate GST, Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian today pitched for a three rate structure going forward as revenues stabilise.
Outgoing Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian today expressed scepticism over the handling of the mounting NPAs crisis as he praised former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan for identifying the lacuna and trying to resolve it, sources said.