Basic customs duty removed, agri infra cess halved on lentils

The government has been concerned about the supply constraints and increase in the prices of pulses, a relatively cheaper source of protein for the masses. Lowering import taxes on lentils is expected to boost domestic supply and check rising prices, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in Rajya Sabha. Read…

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AIMPLB: Uniform Civil Code unconstitutional, unworkable in India

The All-India Muslim Personal Law Board has called the proposed Uniform Civil Code ‘unconstitutional and unworkable for a diverse country like India’. The board has urged that the central government reconsider its aggressive stance towards getting the UCC implemented in the country and concentrate on real issues like education, employment,…

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Pulses acreage languishes, fuelling fears of price rise in November-December

Imposition of stock limit on July 2 and valid till October 31 was one of the few measures the Centre took since May to rein in the prices of pulses, particularly in retail markets after a spurt in rates from March-April. Read More | Source: The Financial Express…

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No contradiction among Rajasthan Congress leaders on cabinet reshuffle, says AICC general secretary Ajay Maken

After meeting ministers, MLAs and office bearers at the party office in Jaipur, Maken said all of them have unanimously left the decision of the cabinet reshuffle on the Congress high command. Read More | Source: Zee News…

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No contradiction among Congress leaders in Rajasthan on cabinet reshuffle: Maken

AICC general secretary Ajay Maken on Sunday said there is no contradiction among the party’s leaders in Rajasthan on the issue of cabinet reshuffle and that they have expressed confidence in the high command for the decision. After meeting ministers, MLAs and office bearers at the party office here, Maken…

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Fear stalks Haitians as their murdered president is buried and gangs terrorize the capital

Kidnapped from church, shot at during an evening commute, chased out of their homes as flames licked up the street. Read More | Source: CNN…

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