Consumers will be able to change their power suppliers just like telecom services, after proposed amendment to the existing Electricity Act is approved, Union minister R K Singh said.
The deficit stood at 79.3 per cent of the target during the same period of 2016-17, as per official data.
Directives to this effect were already in place for all government-run schools. Now they will also apply to the 800-odd hostels, an official said.
The government has raised Rs. 14,500 crore through the Bharat-22 Exchange Traded Fund (ETF), comprising 22 companies, a top official said on Monday.
More than 200 central and state government websites publicly displayed details such as names and addresses of some Aadhaar beneficiaries, the UIDAI has said.
The committee is understood to have recommended reduction in upper age limit of 32 years to appear in the civil service exam, official sources said.
In Virginia, Democratic Ralph Northam defeated Republican Ed Gillespie while Democrat Phil Murphy overcame Republican Kim Guadagno in New Jersey.
The government on Monday said that tax officials will investigate the leaked financial documents through a reconstituted multi agency group.
The mandatory use of PFMS will go a long way in ensuring that benefits of government schemes reach the last mile, Finance minister Arun Jaitley said.
After the recent crackdown, the total number of directors disqualified by the ministry has reached 3,00,000.
Banwarilal Purohit was appointed as the governor of Tamil Nadu while Satyapal Malik would be the new governor of Bihar.
Further tightening the noose around black money hoarders, the government has said that more than 1.06 lakh directors will be disqualified for their association with shell companies
The Centre on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that it will extend the deadline for mandatory Aadhaar to avail social benefits to December 31 from the earlier September 30
The government does not plan to reintroduce Rs 1,000 notes that were taken out of circulation by the demonetisation of high-value currency last November
The faction headed by V K Sasikala's nephew T.T.V. Dinakaran is upset over the isolation and will meet the Tamil Nadu Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao on Tuesday.
It is true that the performance of our country in the field of sports has been below potential, says union minister Kiren Rijiju in the Lok Sabha.
The Chief Minister wished all success to Sindhu in her future endeavors and hoped she would win many international tournaments. As Group-1 officer, he wanted her to contribute to the development of sports in the state.