Winter or rabi crops over 4.82 lakh hectare area were damaged in six states, including Maha, due to unseasonal rains and hailstorm last month, Parliament was informed.
The foreign direct investment (FDI) in the agriculture sector rose to Rs 611.28 crore till December 2017 of this fiscal, Parliament was informed.
The govt decision to auction coal mines for sale of dry-fuel in return will bring higher investment, create jobs and bring efficiency in the sector, Piyush Goyal said.
Over 1,700 cases of fraud related to credit/debit card and Internet banking with the extent of losses touching Rs 71.48 cr were reported in 2017, Parliament was informed.
The railways has installed more than one lakh bio-toilets in trains during 2015-2018, surpassing the target of 87,000 set by it, the government informed Parliament.
MoS for Railways Rajen Gohain said the amount collected as Swachh Bharat cess, at a rate of 0.5 per cent on service tax, in 2015-2016 to 2016-2017 was Rs 229.51 crore.
Telecom Department is examining BSNL's response to clarifications sought by CVC over allegations regarding a contract for National Internet Backbone (NIB) expansion.
All the three candidates of Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal were declared elected to the Rajya Sabha unopposed.
The government refused to disclose the quantity of uranium procured from mines in the country, citing public interest.
All six candidates who had filed nominations for as many vacant Rajya Sabha seats from Bihar elected unopposed at the end of the deadline for withdrawal of nominations.
Provident Housing Ltd enters Goa with Adora de Goa an Integrated Resort distric
Project is expected to deliver a Sales Volume of close to Rs 1000 cr over the next 5 years
Group is entering into a management contract with The Park Hotels
Rare Enterprises Buys 3 Cr Shares At Rs 18.37/Sh
Attracts 26 bidders for 51% stake quoting bids between Rs 8000-10,000 Cr
Firms such as ITC, Patanjali Ayurved, Emami Group and Aion Cap are among the bidders
Bidders are bullish on the sector after Govt raise import duties on certain vegetable oils
The govt announced in the budget a hike in import duty to 30-35%
TPG Cap and Manipal Health are eyeing controlling stake in the co
Likely to lead to 2 simultaneous open offers leasing to premium offers to attract investors
Will have to buy at least 26% stake through Voluntary open offer as part of takeover code
A 26% shareholding will automatically trigger the mandatory open offer for additional 20%
Business Standard Reports
TRAI issues show-cause notice to co
Seeks details of non-transparent, discriminatory tariffs to consumers
Have to respond till Mar 25
Action to depend on if tariff reported to regulator or not
Notice first one after TRAI issued tariff order on predatory pricing
Economic Times Reports