Politics

CBI Director Alok Verma shunted to fire services, Congress allege Rafale Scam fear hit Modi hard

Alok Verma was Thursday removed unceremoniously as the CBI director after a panel led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi found that he had not been functioning with integrity expected of him.   Verma, whose fixed tenure of two years was to end on January 31, is the first chief in the 55-years of the CBI’s Read More…

East India Politics Voice

Mamatha withdrew from Ayushman Bharat scheme which she allege promote only Modi

Alleging that the Centre is using the picture of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the official communication of the flagship Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojna to take credit for a jointly-funded project, Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday announced that her government has decided to stop paying the state’s share.   States are Read More…

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Elections bells ringing Raise in SME Limit to 40 lakhs at GST Council meet

In a bid to give relief to small businesses, the GST Council Thursday doubled the limit for exemption from payment of goods and services tax (GST) to Rs 40 lakh and announced that the higher turnover cap of Rs 1.5 crore for availing composition scheme of paying 1 per cent tax will be effective from Read More…

Cricket Entertainment Sports

Hardik and Rahul recommended for 2 ODI ban by BCCI CoA

Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul’s comments on a popular TV show had already landed them into much trouble with the Committee of Administrators (CoA) chief Vinod Rai recommending a two-ODI ban on both the players.   Meanwhile, BCCI treasurer Anirudh Chaudhry has pushed for stronger punishment stating that players should be allowed to re-join the Read More…