Sops for farmers, traders in Maharashtra Budget

With an eye on assembly elections after the drubbing it got in the Lok Sabha polls, the Congress-NCP state government Thursday presented a Rs 4,103.3 crore deficit Budget for 2014-15 with a slew of sops for farmers, traders and professionals.

Sops galore for farmers, fishermen in Odisha Budget

Odisha govt in Rs 60,303-crore Budget announced free mobile handsets, health insurance to farmers and financial help to women self-help groups.

Dhumal announces sops for state govt employees

Ahead of Assembly polls this year, Himachal Pradesh CM Prem Kumar Dhumal announced a number of benefits for the government employees.

Govt convenes meet to frame SOPs to avoid civilian casualty

Top officials of Centre and Naxal-hit states will take stock of ongoing offensives against Naxals and chalk out strategy to avoid collatoral damage.

Left Front declares sops to Muslims ahead of polls

The Left Front government in Tripura has announced special packages for some villages which have a minority population of over 20 per cent.

AP collector proposes sops for whistleblower voter

Kadapa DM has come up with an action plan, involving women SHGs, to outsmart political parties that resort to unscrupulous practices in luring voters.

Mamata announces sops for Muslims

Announcing sops for Muslims ahead
of panchayat polls, Banerjee said that her govt would bring in a law for providing them quota in government jobs.

Centre doles out sops for Naxal-hit districts

In a bid to tackle the Naxal
menace in 60 most affected districts, the Centre has decided
to start major initiatives there .

`Gallantry winners misusing sops given to them`

The Centre may review the policy of extending privileges to gallantry award winners for air and rail travel and other benefits.

Sops for Gujarat govt employees ahead of Diwali

Gujarat CM Narendra
Modi announced a slew of sops which included a Rs 2,250-crore
package for the State Government employees and new recruitments.

Sops for Gujarat govt employees ahead of Diwali

Gujarat CM Narendra
Modi announced a slew of sops which included a Rs 2,250-crore
package for the State Government employees and new recruitments.

Sops from govt: 50,000 navy sailors to get faster promotions

The government has approved an assured career progression scheme for over 50,000 sailors of the Navy, which will help them to get faster promotions and increased salaries.

Mayawati announces sops worth over Rs 600 crore for lawyers

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister
Mayawati Thursday sanctioned funds worth Rs 610 crore for benefit of the state`s lawyers, including Rs 500 crore for a new
building of Lucknow bench of the Allahabad HC.

BJP manifesto promises sops for upper castes

BJP on Tuesday released its manifesto for
Bihar Assembly elections promising a slew of sops for the
upper castes, strict implementation of the ban on cow
slaughter and steps to uplift minorities and other sections.

EC notice to Karnataka CM for poll code violation

The EC issued a notice to Karnataka CM for announcing sops for a particular community ahead of the bypolls for two assembly seats.

Nothing for garment exporters in govt sops: AEPC

AEPC, the apex body of garment exporters, on Wednesday said the apparel sector did not get any sops in the Rs 450-500-crore incentives announced for exporters yesterday.

Textiles ministry mulls sops for handloom

The Textiles Ministry on Monday said it will hold talks with its commerce counterpart for sops to the labour-intensive handloom and handicraft industries.

FICCI seeks more sops to bolster economy

Industry body FICCI today sought
more fiscal sops in the 2010-11 budget to prop up the economy.

Don`t expect sops in next fiscal, Com Secy tells exporters

Citing "serious fiscal situation", Union Commerce Secretary Rahul Khullar said that no new incentives and sops could be provided to exporters in the next fiscal in view of significant resource crunch faced by Centre.

`SOPs be integrated in safety measures in building bye laws`

Security-related Standard
Operating Procedures (SOPs) for cities like Delhi should be
integrated in the safety measures contained in the building
bye laws itself, Minister of State for Home Ajay Maken said
on Tuesday.