Punjab CM Mann approves draft of EV policy, promises cash incentives

Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Saturday gave nod to a draft of new electric vehicle policy which proposes waiving of registration fee and road tax and cash incentives…

Delhi’s education system hollow, a gimmick, says Dharmendra Pradhan

Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has termed Delhi government’s education system hollow and a gimmick. Attacking the AAP dispensation over the excise policy, Pradhan…

Looking forward to working closely with new CJI U U Lalit: Kiren Rijiju

Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju Dear Reader, Business Standard has always strived hard to provide up-to-date information and commentary on developments that are of interest to you and have wider…

Rajasthan okays formation of audit authority to assess performance of depts

The Rajasthan Cabinet on Saturday cleared a proposal to form an audit authority that will assess the performance of government departments and agencies implementing welfare schemes. The…

Smriti Irani seeks people’s support to help Amethi’s malnourished children

Union minister Smriti Irani on Saturday said there are 1,736 malnourished children in Amethi, and urged the society to come forward and work in a united manner to help…

Noida’s Supertech twin towers all set to be demolished at 2.30 pm on Sunday

The stage is set for the safe demolition of Supertech’s twin towers here on Sunday, in what is expected to be a breathtaking spectacle of engineering to raze down…

DGCA to deregister two more SpiceJet aircrafts on lessor’s request

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) will deregister two more B737 aircraft of financially-beleaguered SpiceJet on a request by Irish lessor Horizon Aviation, officials said on Saturday. The…

Asia Cup 2022: Every match is fresh start, don’t borrow burden, says Rohit

Ahead of the highly-anticipated India-Pakistan match in Asia Cup 2022, India’s skipper Rohit Sharma said his team won’t be borrowing the burden of happenings in the…

Mobile internet to be suspended in Assam on Sunday for exam in govt depts

Mobile internet services in several districts of Assam will be suspended for four hours for the second time this month on Sunday for conducting free and fair written examination…

Maharashtra sees 1,723 Covid-19 cases, six deaths, active tally at 5,177

Maharashtra on Saturday reported 1,723 COVID-19 cases and six deaths, which took the tally to 80,94,845 and the toll to 1,48,224, a health official said. This was…