The Congress will straightaway implement the women’s reservation bill and conduct the nationwide caste census if the party comes to power, Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge said in his address to the Congress Working Committee, or CWC, the party’s top decision-making body, on Monday. Kharge said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) could have right away implemented the bill which seeks to… Continue reading "Congress-led government will hold caste census, says CWC"
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The Union government has reduced prices of subsidised tomatoes to ₹ 70 per kilograms from Thursday from ₹ 80 per kg now to provide relief to common man from high retail prices. The Centre is selling tomatoes to people at a subsidised rate of ₹ 80 a kg in Delhi-NCR and some other key cities through the National Cooperative Consumers’… Continue reading "Central government reduces price of subsidised Tomatoes to Rs 70 per kg"
The government raised interest rates on most post office saving schemes by up to 0.7 per cent for the April-June 2023 quarter in line with the firming of interest rates in the economy. While the interest rates for popular PPF and savings deposits have been retained at 7.1 per cent and 4 per cent, respectively, there has been an increase… Continue reading "Back Small savings schemes’ interest rates for April-June quarter hiked"
The Tamil Nadu Assembly on Thursday once again unanimously adopted the bill to ban online gambling, weeks after state Governor R N Ravi had returned it to the government for its reconsideration. Piloting the bill, Chief Minister M K Stalin said he was moving it with a “heavy heart” while referring to the loss of lives. Many persons had allegedly… Continue reading "Tamilnadu Assembly passes Bill to ban online gambling once again"
BJP state president K Annamalai criticised Chief Minister MK Stalin for his charges against the ruling party at the Centre. He listed out ongoing projects funded by the Union government in Tamil Nadu and justified Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari’s comments in the Parliament that lack of cooperation from the state government is delaying the road… Continue reading "Annamalai criticises Stalin for his charges against the Central government"
The Tamilnadu government has decided to impose strict rules at Tasmac outlets, including making it mandatory to display the price list, after complaints about salesmen fleecing the customers poured in. The decision was taken at a recent review meeting between Tasmac officials and authorities of the Home, Prohibition, and Excise Departments. The State-owned Tamil Nadu State Marketing Corporation’s (Tasmac), the… Continue reading "Strict rules to be implemented at TASMAC outlets"