Union Budget 2021 Updates: Textile body seeks customs duty hike on man-made yarns in Budget

!1 New UpdateClick here for latest updatesRealty sector seeks sops in Union budgetThe real estate sector wants stimulus in the form of sops in the upcoming Union Budget to boost housing demandThe demands include:Personal tax relief, tax rebate on housing, extension of interest subvention, GST waiver, infrastructure status for the realty and easing liquidity for…

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Sonia Gandhi says govt shown shocking insensitivity on farmers’ issue, terms consultations a charade

NEW DELHI: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Friday launched a fierce attack on the Centre over the farmers’ agitation and said the government has shown “shocking insensitivity and arrogance going through the charade of consultations”. Addressing a crucial meeting of the Congress Working Committee, she alleged that it was now abundantly clear that the three…

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Want to “get back to action” but will go by medical advice, says SC on physical hearing

The Supreme Court, which has been conducting hearing through video-conferencing since March last year amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Wednesday said it want to “get back to the action” like earlier but it will go by the opinion of health authorities on the issue. The apex court made the observation while hearing pleas against a recent…

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Hollywood returns: Lady Gaga, J. Lo headline Joe Biden inauguration

Gaga. J. Lo. Hanks. Legend. Miranda. Brooks. Bruuuuuce. It’s a far cry from a normal inauguration, with Washington locked down due to security concerns, and most inaugural events gone virtual because of the raging coronavirus pandemic. But one thing is back that virtually disappeared four years ago: the A-list. A slew of glittery celebrities is…

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