Election Commission of India

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ECI Announces By-Election Schedule For 7 Assembly Constituencies In 6 States

The Election Commission of India announced the polling schedule for seven assembly constituencies; Bihar (Mokama, Gopalganj), and one each in Maharashtra (Andheri East), Haryana (Adampur), Telangana (Munugode), Uttar Pradesh (Gola Gokrannath), and Odisha (Dhamnagar). On October 3, ECI announces election on November 3, and the counting of votes will be on November 6. Moreover, nominations will begin from October 7, till October 14, and… read-more

Mon, 03 Oct 2022 - 12:33 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Munugode By election, Election Commission Of India, 7 assembly constituencies, STATES, schedule

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

COVID-19 Vaccination

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Union Ministry Writes To States, UTs Amid Covid-19 Rise

Amid the rising number of Covid-19 cases, the Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan has written to all States and Union Territories, on June 9. As per the source, the Union Health Ministry urged all states/UTs to work for the progress of controlling the pandemic, and bring back restrictions to prevent Covid-19 spread. Furthermore, on June 9, India reported over 7,000 new Covid-19 cases with decreased 98.71% recovery rate.

Thu, 09 Jun 2022 - 09:55 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: pandemic, Union Health Ministry, Rajesh Bhushan, STATES, UTs

GST

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Finance Ministry Clears Rs 96,576 Crore To States As GST Compensation

The Union Finance Ministry has released Rs 96,576 crore to states and Union Territories (UTs) to cover the revenue shortfall in connection with the implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST). In addition, the Centre has provided an additional Rs 1.59 lakh crore in the form of back-to-back loans to states and UTs. Notably, the Centre also gave a nod to extend the GST compensation cess till March 2026.

Fri, 25 Mar 2022 - 07:16 PM / by Shaloo Priya

Tags: business, FINANCE MINISTRY, money, STATES, GST COMPENSATION

Courtesy: ANI News