UPA regime

GST launch: Stage set for India's biggest tax reform; Opposition to boycott gala midnight event

GST launch: Stage set for India's biggest tax reform; Opposition to boycott gala midnight event

Stage is set for the launch of a nationwide goods and services tax at midnight Friday amid protests from opposition parties who see hardships to small businesses in pushing through the biggest economic reform without preparations.

Jun 29, 2017, 22:54 PM IST

Huge debt pile makes Air India stake sale very difficult: Panagariya

Selling stake in Air India will be "very very difficult" with its debt burden of Rs 52,000 crore and the government has to decide if there should be partial or full write off of debt, NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya said on Friday.

Jun 02, 2017, 17:04 PM IST
Ex-PM Manmohan Singh, Chidambaram helped Mallya's Kingfisher Airlines get loans despite poor financials, alleges BJP

Ex-PM Manmohan Singh, Chidambaram helped Mallya's Kingfisher Airlines get loans despite poor financials, alleges BJP

Bhartiya Janta Party found fodder for attacking Congress party in the election season, alleging on Monday that Manmohan Singh and former Finance Minister P Chidambaram pulled strings to ensure that tycoon Vijay Mallya's sick airline Kingfisher Airlines got loans despite weak financials.

Jan 30, 2017, 13:46 PM IST
Augustawestland deal; BJP's Sambit Patra says all corruption, scams, scandals took place during UPA regime

Augustawestland deal; BJP's Sambit Patra says all corruption, scams, scandals took place during UPA regime

In the two and a half years of the Modi government, not even a single scam or scandal, not even an act of corruption reported, said Sambit Patra.

Dec 12, 2016, 14:04 PM IST
Allegations against CM Virbhadra Singh CM serious, Himachal Pradesh govt protecting him: CBI

Allegations against CM Virbhadra Singh CM serious, Himachal Pradesh govt protecting him: CBI

CBI on Thursday claimed before Delhi High Court that allegations against Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh in the disproportionate assets case are "very serious" as a huge amount of money is involved and the state government has shown "over anxiety" in protecting him.

Dec 08, 2016, 18:59 PM IST