Modi govt sitting on quota roster in fear of upper caste votes: Universities Teachers Association

he Federation of Central Universities Teachers Association (FEDCUTA) has alleged that the Modi government is sitting on quota roster decision for the fear of upper caste votes. Appointments of academic staff in institutes is on hold since July following an order by the Allahabad High Court. FEDCUTA President Prof Rajib Ray told India Today TV … Read more Modi govt sitting on quota roster in fear of upper caste votes: Universities Teachers Association

Jewellery body urges govt to reduce import duty on cut & polished diamonds

The Gems & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) today said it has urged the government to reduce import duty on cut and polished diamonds announced recently. “We have urged the government to roll back import duty on cut & polished diamonds from 5 per cent to 2.5 per cent. We have also urged the government to review … Read more Jewellery body urges govt to reduce import duty on cut & polished diamonds

Gujarat govt announces Garments & Apparel Policy 2017

With an aim to make full use of cotton grown in the state, the Gujarat government has announced Garments & Apparel Policy 2017. The policy, announced by Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani today, envisages achieving the complete textile and garment value chain of 5Fs from farm to fibre, fibre to fabric, fabric to fashion, and fashion to foreign markets.“The decision … Read more Gujarat govt announces Garments & Apparel Policy 2017

Kashmir unrest result of mistakes made by govt: Omar

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said the unrest in Kashmir cannot be blamed on Pakistan but was a result of “mistakes” made by the government of not engaging with the people of the state. “Do not be under this false impression that the fire you see in Kashmir has been ignited … Read more Kashmir unrest result of mistakes made by govt: Omar