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Haryana to slash VAT on aviation turbine fuel to 1% from 20%

New Delhi: Value Added Tax (VAT) on aviation turbine fuel (ATF) in Haryana will be slashed from 20 per cent to 1 per cent, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Wednesday after meeting Union Civil Aviation minister Jyotiraditya Scindia. Khattar said that the proposal to reduce VAT on ATF had been accepted. He...

Centre notifies Drone Rules 2021; new rules more liberal

The Draft Drone Rules 2021 was announced in July this year New Delhi: The Civil Aviation Ministry passed the new Drone Rules 2021, over a month after announcing them and inviting comments. As per a Gazette notification by the government, the new Drone Rules will replace the Unmanned Aircraft System Rules 2021. The ministry had...

Govt issues Draft Drone Rules 2021, eases restrictions

New Delhi: In a bid to regulate drone traffic in the country, the Ministry of Civil Aviation released the Draft Drone Rules 2021 on Thursday. The government has also proposed to ease several restrictions on operation of drones in the country. In a tweet, Civil aviation minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said that several approvals had been...

Cabinet Committee rejig: Smriti Irani, Mansukh Mandaviya on Political Affairs committee

Labour minister Bhupender Yadav, too, on CCPA; Jyotiraditya Scindia, Narayan Rane on Investment & Growth panel New Delhi: It’s the season of rejigs. Days after the Cabinet reshuffle in the second innings of the Narendra Modi government, now it is time for changes in the Cabinet Committees. Women and Child Development minister Smriti Irani, Environment...
Modi Cabinet 2.0:  43 ministers take oath

Modi Cabinet 2.0:  43 ministers take oath

Jyotiraditya Scindia, Anurag Thakur, Sarbananda Sonowal among those inducted New Delhi: A revamp was imminent. After all, this government has faced a lot of criticism over the past several months, be it for its handling of the Covid-19 crisis, protests, rising inflation and soaring prices of just about everything. Hours after at least 12 ministers...

Sachin Pilot’s hoardings erected across MP districts to woo Gujjar voters

The Congress, it seems, wants to make the Madhya Pradesh Assembly bye-elections a fight between friends-turned political opponents Sachin Pilot and Jyotoraditya Scindia. Hoardings of Rajasthan’s former deputy chief minister and Congress leader Sachin Pilot have been erected in several districts of Madhya Pradesh where bye-elections for 28 Assembly seats are due on November...

Sachin Pilot, Jyotiraditya Scindia to fight it out in Madhya Pradesh bypolls

Once a bosom friend and now a political adversary, Sachin Pilot will confront Jyotiraditya Scindia in the campaign for the Madhya Pradesh Assembly bye-elections for the 28 vacant seats. Sachil Pilot has been asked to campaign in the Madhya Pradesh bye-election by the All India Congress Committee. The party is keen to cash in the...

Jyotiraditya Scindia camp gets key portfolios in Madhya Pradesh cabinet

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday allocated portfolios to new ministers, 11 days after the expansion of the state council of ministers. Predictably, the new star of the party Jyotiraditya Scindia managed to get key departments for his supporters. The 28 new ministers who joined the Chouhan Cabinet on July 2 included 20 of...

MP Congress veterans retort after Scindia’s “Tiger abhi zinda hai” remark

A day after Congress turncoat and BJP MP Jyotiraditya Scindia came up with “Tiger abhi zinda hai” remark, two veteran Madhya Pradesh Congress leaders—Kamal Nath and Digvijaya Singh—took a sarcastic jibe at ‘maharaja’. Kamal Nath, whose government in Madhya Pradesh crashed when 22 MLAs exited with Jyotiraditya Scindia, returned the jibe with his own. “Which...

“Tiger abhi zinda hai”, Scindia tells MP Congress

Bharatiya Janata Party MP Jyotiraditya Scindia alleged on Thursday that “atmosphere of corruption” prevailed in Madhya Pradesh during the Congress’ 15-month rule and added that the state Congress leaders who are trying to malign his image should know that “Tiger Abhi Zinda Hai”. “The people of Madhya Pradesh are very much aware that during...

MP Cabinet Expansion: 28 ministers inducted including a dozen Scindia loyalists

The Shivraj Singh Chouhan-led Madhya Pradesh cabinet was expanded on Thursday with induction of 28 ministers, including a dozen loyalists of BJP MP Jyotiraditya Scindia, whose exit from the Congress in March led to fall of the Kamal Nath-led regime in the state. Governor Anandiben Patel administered the oath of office to the new ministers...

Forgery case against ‘BJP’ leader Jyotiraditya Scindia closed

The Madhya Pradesh Economic Offences Wing has closed a case against former Union minister Jyotiraditya Scindia and his family members, in which they were accused of falsifying a property document while selling land, an official said on Tuesday. Scindia quit the Congress on March 10 and later joined the BJP. His resignation from the Congress...