Amid pressure from the West to cut emissions to net zero, India has maintained over the years that bulk of responsibility for climate action lies with global north.
Describing retrospective taxation as a 'ghost', Nirmala Sitharaman said she sought the support of the House to make India look very clear, transparent and fair taxation land.
Replying to a supplementary question by BJP MP Gopal Shetty in the Lok Sabha, MoS for Culture Arjun Ram Meghwal said an 8-member committee is deliberating on the subject.
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved extension in service to Gauba who was appointed to the country's top bureaucratic post for two years in 2019.
CM Bommai also kept Bengaluru development, cabinet affairs & all unallotted portfolios. First-time minister Araga Jnanendra was assigned home ministry, excluding intelligence.
On 29 June, the Supreme Court had fixed 31 July as the deadline for the Centre to make the portal operational. The database’s dry run and security audit is underway now.
A five-judge Constitution bench on 5 May had set aside Maharashtra law granting quota to Marathas and had refused to refer the matter to a larger bench.
Responding to a question during a Cabinet briefing, Union minister Anurag Thakur said that out of 31 states/UTs, 28 have commenced the scheme launched in 2019.
Cabinet expansion under new Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai takes place Wednesday, 29 ministers appointed but no deputy CMs. Former CM Yediyurappa had 3 deputies.
The Bill was moved on the floor of the Upper House by Civil Aviation Minster Jyotiraditya Scindia who said it would democratise air travel. It was passed in Lok Sabha on 29 July.