Arvind Kejriwal

Photo: NDTV

Save Them Anyhow, Says Arvind Kejriwal Over Qatar Court Death Penalty To 8 Indians

Eight Indians have been sentenced to death in Qatar in an alleged espionage case. The verdict of the Qatari government and the judicial system raised alarming concerns in India, as political leaders expressed concerns and demanded the BJP government save them. AAP President and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal urged the GoI to save the eight Indians. The GoI said, "We are deeply shocked by the verdict of death penalty."

Fri, 27 Oct 2023 - 10:06 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Qatar Court, Indian Diplomats, Espionage, Arvind Kejriwal, GoI

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

online gaming

Photo: Money Control

Implementation Of 28% GST On Online Gaming From Oct 1

The Government of India announced GST of 28% on Online Gaming. The tax is expected to be implemented, in effect from Oct 1. The GST Council's decision to levy 28% GST on real-money gaming came during a financial meeting, held earlier in August. The new implementation will be reviewed six months after it comes into effect, the Council decided in its meeting.

Thu, 28 Sep 2023 - 04:58 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: GST, online gaming, 28% Tax, GoI, business

Xi Jinping

Photo: English Daily News

After Russia, Chinese President Xi Jinping To Miss G20 Summit In India

After Russia, Chinese President Xi Jinping is likely to skip a summit of G20 leaders in India next week. The sources close to the development said, Premier Li Qiang is expected to represent Beijing at the Sept. 9-10 meeting in New Delhi. The developments of Xu Jinping missing the G20 Summit came after the recent release of standard map of China, which includes territory of Arunachal Pradesh in India.

Thu, 31 Aug 2023 - 11:26 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: National news, G20 Summit, GoI, PM Narendra Modi (76, President Xi Jinping

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Bihar opposes Central Govt

Photo: The Indian Express

Bihar Govt-Central Govt In Tug Of War Over Caste Survey Row, GoI Files Affidavit In SC

The centre's affidavit in the Supreme Court on the Bihar government's decision to conduct a caste survey, and its correction hours later, has "exposed the BJP" and its "motive to block the survey", the Opposition has alleged. This comes after an affidavit filed yesterday said only the centre can conduct a "census or any action akin to the census". The back-to-back affidavits sparked a massive row, political parties and BJP.

Tue, 29 Aug 2023 - 01:20 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Legal News, GoI, bihar caste survey, Affidavit filed, Political Issue

Courtesy: NDTV


Photo: First Post

GoI Bans 8 YouTube Channels For Spreading Fake News

The Government of India took down eight YouTube channels, most of them with 1 million-20 million subscribers, for spreading fake news. Getting into the details, the channels are:  1. Yahan Sach Dekho, 2. Capital TV, 3. KPS News, 4. Sarkari Vlog, 5. Earn Tech India, 6. SPN9 News, 7. Educational Dost and 8. World Best News. Most of them allegedly spread fake news, related to government, parliament, schemes and Aadhar-PAN.

Wed, 09 Aug 2023 - 12:00 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: YouTube Channels, GoI, Banned, Fake News, National

CoWIN Portal

Photo: India Today

CoWIN Portal Did Not Revealed Personal Data, Says Central Govt

To the claims of opposition, the Government of India said, the CoWIN-portal does not have any personal details of the people, including date of birth and address. The statement of the Central Government came after the opposition leaders said that "mobile numbers, Aadhaar numbers, Passport numbers, Voter-IDs and details of family members were leaked and "freely available" on the portal." The government said, "The information is being examined… read-more

Mon, 12 Jun 2023 - 01:55 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Personal Data, Indian Citizens, CoWIN Portal, GoI, Opposition Claims

Courtesy: India Today


Photo: NDTV

Final 5 Day Ultimatum Given By Wrestlers To Government

The wrestlers who were protesting against the Central Government, gave an ultimatum of five days to the GoI, demanding the arrest of WFI President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh.  The protesting wrestlers, who were scheduled to immerse their winning medals, in the Ganga, gave a final call demanding Bhushan's arrest in sexual assault allegations. Notably, Sakshi Malik said, they would immerse their medals and will go for indefinite hunger strike.… read-more

Wed, 31 May 2023 - 09:30 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: wrestlers, Indian Athletes, Immersion Of medals, WFI President, GoI


Photo: India Today

India To Witness Normal Monsoon In 2023: IMD

India will witness normal weather patterns during the monsoon season this year. The Indian Meteorological Department said, "Normal to below-normal rainfall likely over parts of northwest India, west, central and northeast regions during southwest monsoon." The government's forecast comes a day after Skymet, a private weather agency, predicted below-normal monsoon rain this year due to the end of La Nina conditions.

Tue, 11 Apr 2023 - 01:06 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: rainfall, monsoon Season, IMD, GoI, weather forecast

Courtesy: NDTV

UPI Payments

Photo: OP India

UPI Payments Are Still Free For People, Confirmed NPCI

Clearing the misinterpretation, the Government of India confirmed that UPI payments are free with no other additional charges. A news that UPI payments will attract additional charges went viral on social media and triggered panic amongst people, using the digital payment mode for important transactions. However, the authorities confirmed that the 1.1 per cent interchange charge is only applicable on prepaid payment instrument merchant… read-more

Wed, 29 Mar 2023 - 03:29 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: UPI Payments, NPCI, 1, 1% Charges, Misinterpretation, GoI

Employee Provident Fund

Photo: India Today

EPF Rate Increased To 8.15% In 2023-2024 FY

In good news for employees, the Union Labour and Employment Ministry increased the marginal interest rate of Employees Provident Fund (EPF) to 8.15% from previous 8.1%. The decision was taken after a meeting with the Ministry of Labourer and Central board of trustees of the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation. The Ministry further said, the  interest rate would be officially notified in the government gazette after approval of Ministry of… read-more

Tue, 28 Mar 2023 - 03:15 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: EPF, FY 2023-2024, Rate Hike, GoI, Union labour ministry

Courtesy: NDTV